September 23 - 29, 2018: Issue 377

Front Page Issue 377

Upgrade, Not Demolition Needed At Mona Vale Hospital: Phelps

Scotland Island Demographics How Are We Different? A Comparison Between Scotland Island And The Rest Of Australia by Roy Baker

Aquatics: North Narrabeen Hosts Event Three On The Nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series 2018/19 by Surfing NSW  North Steyne Boardriders have taken out the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle central qualifying event, Avoca, North Avalon and North Narrabeen claimed second, third and fourth. As a result, the top three clubs have qualified for the upcoming National Final in Newcastle. 

Council Shows Weedos Leading Weed Control Technology On The Northern Beaches by Northern Beaches Council 

Bungan's Holly Wawn Surfs Solid Week At UR ISA World Surfing Games In Japan: Sally Fitzgibbons Wins Gold And Team Australia Secures Silver Medal

Junior Water Stars Named for Development Program by Surf Life Saving NSW

Pictures: Avalon Bulldogs Presentation Day 2018 - two new Life Members + Players of the year + some great preso day fun! by Brian Friend OAM

Council First - Staff Undertake Essential Drone Training by Northern Beaches Council

Surf Lifesavers Launch Shark Drones This Weekend by Surf Life Saving NSW and the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI)

Manly Warringah Netball Association Hosts All Ability Netball Championship by Kim Buckingham

Award Winning SMH Journalist Bringing The Dramatic Story Of The Sydney Opera House To Avalon This October In Time For 45th Anniversary: Author Event Oct. 4th, tickets just $20 

Reflections by George Repin: RHODES

Park Bench PhilosopherCSIRO Launches ASEAN Presence

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Marine Parks Phase 3 Consultation Commences: Local Changes Details - from Lion Island to Barrenjoey, Narrabeen, Long Reef, Manly and Chowder Bay at Mosman - feedback sought to Sept. 27

It’s Time To GO WILD Again!: The 2018 Sydney Wildlife Garden Party and Garden Gallery - October 28th by Lynleigh Greig

Beaches Link Detailed Design Now Open For Further Community Consultation to Nov. 9, 2018

Profile: Ashley Cardiff Volunteer surf lifesavers will resume patrols for the 2018/19 season next Saturday 29 September so it's a good time to share a small insight into Ashley Cardiff, the gentleman who has taken on the presidency of the Surf Life Saving NSW Club of the Year, Avalon Beach SLSC.

Ashley has decades in the surf life saving movement, starting out as a Nipper at Dee Why. He has a passion for surf boats and is a crew member of the very successful 'Towballs' crew. His dad is a legend and Life Member at Dee Why SLSC, his children have been in Nippers at Avalon Beach SLSC - three generations of Cardiffs will be on or near the beach this Season and all of them would ask visitors to please, swim between the flags

History: A Bunch Of Wildflowers: Historical Spring September Songs 
At this time of year many are taking the opportunity to visit the bush reserves we live among just to see the flowering with every shade and colour of local and ancient flora. Although we celebrate what remains there is also a lament that has echoed for a few generations about what has been lost by the encroachment of suburban developments or the careless profit-first policies of governments until this era when forests and their trees has now become a state of so few 'that a child may write (count) them'.

Throughout the gathering of threads for history subjects insights of how much the whole peninsula bloomed with every variety of native flower, and even recent and current adjustments to ensure the survival of those now threatened, as in the case of Grevillea cayli or the Angus's Onion Orchid, have allowed insights into what those who came before us saw and how we lost so much so soon. 

Ignorance of how these plants grow, access through the advent of motor vehicles, cases where flowers combined with their plants' roots were ripped out en masse, sometimes simply to prevent other flowers sellers at markets profiting, mingled with arrogance and a belief that the supply was endless and would regrow for the next seasons' 'pluckings' even while its specific terrain shrank, has defined a limited amount of areas where people may stand surrounded by a carpet of pink, yellow, red and purple now.

And that's before we begin to count how many boatloads of 'excursionists', who came into the Pittwater estuary in their thousands from the 1880's on, all reportedly taking home 'armfuls' of gathered ferns and flowers. They too cleaned out whole places of their original gardens.

Books: September 2018 'Me Write Myself': The Free Aboriginal Inhabitants Of Van Diemens Land At Wybalenna, 1832-47 by Leonie Stevens, A Guide to Native Bees of Australia, Hell Ship by Michael Veitch, Bees of Australia: a Phootgraphic Exploration, The Barefoot Investor For Families: The Only Kids' Money Guide You'll Ever Need by Scott Pape

Old Booksread in full here: online! Rambles And Observations In New South Wales By Joseph Phipps Townsend (1849), The Forest Flora Of New South Wales By J. H. Maiden (1902) and Geography Of New South Wales By J. M. Taylor (1912)

Food: The Chick'n Shack Café - For Lovers Of Old School Burgers and New School Ways: Happy Hour Fish and Chips on Fridays nights, best Breakfast and coffee on the way to the beach, and this Summer will be bringing your food to the beach so you don't have to get off the sand - read all about the best kept secret at Careel Bay

Shop 7, 1 Careel Head Rd, (18.46 mi)
Avalon, New South Wales, Australia 2107
Ph: 99186969
Chick'n Shack App google.com/mypreorder.cshack

DIY Ideas A Dog's Paradise in Your Own SAFE Garden - grass to roll in, a shallow pond to sit in when it's hot, paths to explore!

Inbox News: Five Star Safety In A Second Hand Car, Announcement Of Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality And Safety, Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality And Safety, Young Northern NSW Egg Producer Wins RAS Foundation-Backed Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship, Effective Airport Regulation Needed, Transparent Loudspeakers And MICs That Let Your Skin Play Music, Quantum Anomaly: Breaking A Classical Symmetry With Ultracold Atoms, International Study Suggest Ancient Globalisation, How Heartfelt Guilt Affects Individuals

Events:  MVH Auxiliary 2018 stalls, Shows, Exhibitions, Music, Markets, Art Classes, Talks, Walks,  Yoga, Barefoot Bowling, Pittwater Camera Club, Paddles, Enviro Events + heaps more!

Community News: Bayview Golf Course Development Appeal Lodged With Land & Environment Court: Submissions On Ammended Application Taken To Oct. 14, Tougher Penalties For Fruit Contamination, Tougher Penalties For Fruit Contamination, Update - Bilgola Beach Upgrades, Bitou Bushspraying Demo With Helicopter Drone At Long Reef, Bitou Bushspraying Demo With Helicopter Drone At Long Reef, Information Commissioner Brings Right To Know Message Direct To NSW Citizens At Central Station During Right To Know Week, More Savings For The NSW Seniors Card, Elanora Players: Fury Production, Please adopt Titan or Skye, Spring School Holidays Issues, Next Round Of Surf Club Funding Opens, Bales From The Beach Total Growing, Lock Crowther Multihull Regatta 2018 NOR, Volunteers Needed For MWP Community Aid, Rick Millar Tribute, Council Seeks Community’s Advice About The Future Community Centres, Zonta Club Of Northern Beaches Advocacy Fundraising Dinner, Meet Northern Beaches Police Area commander; community meetings,  Easylink Volunteers Needed, Bronze Medallion Course, Proposed Changes To Bus Route 192 Avalon To Stokes Point, Newport SLSC looking for U19's men boat crew members, Poppy Wall For Avalon Beach RSL, The PON (Pittwater Offshore Newsletter),+ Pittwater community organisations

EnvironmentPittwater Environment Notes: Issue 377 - A Bunch Of Wildflowers in Historical Spring September Songs, Fishing Lockouts Off The Table Vs. Protections Stripped From Sydney Marine Park Before Consultation Period Ends, Bitou Bushspraying Demo With Helicopter Drone At Long Reef, Thank You For Paving The Way For An Australian Icon, Nominate Your Unsung Local ‘Eco-Hero’, Aussie Backyard Bird Count: 22-28 October 2018, Nature Writing Prize 2019, Scourges Of The Bush: Fire Risk And Salt Waste In Agency Submissions To Santos’ Narrabri Coal Seam Gas Project, Special Deal For Adani To Take 12.5 Billion Litres Of River Water Without Assessment, Come And Hide At Gwydir Wetlands New Bird Watching Platform, NT Water Act Amendment To Give Fracking Companies Free Pass To Pollute Water, IWC 2018: Whaling denied Japan, Young Northern NSW Egg Producer Wins RAS Foundation-Backed Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship, Moderate Warming Could Melt East Antarctic Ice Sheet, Green Space Near Home During Childhood Linked To Fewer Respiratory Problems In Adulthood, , Bee Keeping Talk At Warriewood, Long Reef Guided Reef Walks 2018/19, Greening Your Home: Eco Retrofitting The Suburbs Special Event, Newport 4 Pines Beach Cleans, Manly Vale Community Garden Spring Fair, Entries Open For 2018 NSW Farmers Of The Year Award, PNHA Newsletter 76, Bushcare in Pittwater, Community Gardens, Environment & Research Groups and events

Aquatics: North Narrabeen Hosts Event Three On The Nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series 2018/19 by Surfing NSW - North Steyne Boardriders have taken out the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle central qualifying event, Avoca, North Avalon and North Narrabeen claimed second, third and fourth respectively. As a result, the top three clubs have qualified for the upcoming National Final in Newcastle. 

Reflections by George Repin 

This week: RHODES

Park Bench Philosopher CSIRO Launches ASEAN Presence 

Lynda Hill (Astrologer): 

THE NEED, THE DESIRE, AND THE ABILITY TO SEE THE HUMOR IN WHAT’S GOING ON: SEPTEMBER’S ARIES FULL MOON


PicturesAvalon Bulldogs Presentation Day 2018 - two new Life Members + Players of the year + some great preso day fun! by Brian Friend OAM


Artist of the Month: Artist Of The Month September 2018: Jordan Upton - Photographer. This 10 year old loves being up at dawn and capturing views and plants lit by early light.

Children: Macy Gray: Beauty In The World, Learn To Swim Narrabeen 2018 Rego. Day, Spring School Hol.s Fun at Art Space, Sixers Beach Blast at Mona Vale, Aussie Backyard Bird Count: 22-28 October 2018, Commemorative Stamps Explore Unique Brand Of Aussie Humour, Expeditioners Prepare For Life On The Ice, Buenos Aires 2018, BYRA Open Day 2018: Try Sailing Day for youngsters, 2018 Fred Hollows Humanity Awards now Open!, Tractor Tom: Rev The Hero, Peppa Pig: New Compilation, To Be A Drum Read By James Earl Jones, Saturday Basketball, Lego at the Library +

Youth: Macy Gray; Beauty In The World, Nature Writing Prize 2019, Ocean Alley Back In Sydney This October, Aussie Backyard Bird Count: 22-28 October 2018, Transparent Loudspeakers And MICs That Let Your Skin Play Music, Five Star Safety In A Second Hand Car, NSW Students To Tour European Battlefields, Northern Composure Unplugged: entries close Sept. 30, Young Northern NSW Egg Producer Wins RAS Foundation-Backed Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship, Commemorative Stamps Explore Unique Brand Of Aussie Humour, Expeditioners Prepare For Life On The Ice, Buenos Aires 2018, Newport SLSC Needs U19 rowers!, Schools Skateboard Comp., Northern Composure Unplugged, Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) Practice Run Online, Apply For Work Experience At SBS!

SeniorsAnnouncement Of Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality And Safety, More Savings For The NSW Seniors Card, Ladies In Black Carer Movie Day, Nature Writing Prize 2019, Aussie Backyard Bird Count: 22-28 October 2018, Free Tech Sessions at Avalon Library, 20th Australian Technology Conference For Seniors: ASCCA, Appliance scheme slashes power bills for Pensioners, Noah’s Dog Walking Service, AvPals Term 3 2018, Jive at Narrabeen, Local services for you

Collector's Corner: Historic Photographers Of Pittwater: The 'Wharriewood' Macpherson Family - Memories On Glass Exhibition As Part Of The State Library Of N.S.W. Open Day On October 6th, 2018 -  Margot Riley, Curator at the State Library of N.S.W., relates the very exciting news that 70 of the Macpherson family photos  attributed to William Joseph will form part of the October 6th Open Day at the Library in an Exhibition called 'Memories on Glass'.

Local History buffs will be interested to hear about Margot's findings about the Macpherson photographic collection which confirm that these images were taken over a much longer time frame than first thought - from 1875 through to the 1930s - and that there were actually several photographers in the Macpherson Family - not just William Joseph. 

Visit: www.sl.nsw.gov.au/whats-on-page

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James Joseph Macken (Jim)  Allan Collins  Narrabeen Youth Club Northern Beaches Creative Leisure and Learning Inc. Couta Boat Club - Pittwater Chapter Mums For Mums Inc. Rob Brown OAM  Nick Carroll  Ray Gascoigne  Reginald Charles Wood Roper Lars Scott (Buster) Brown Q.C.B.C.  Northern Beaches Mums Market  Northern Beaches Youth Bands Crew With Me Avalon Quilters  Palm Beach SLSC Boat Crews 2014  Geoff Searl Tony Edwards  Ken Beashel  Rick Millar  Lucinda Rose  Lynleigh Grieg Beryl Driver  The Antiques Masters Womens Boat Crew of Avalon Beach SLSC  John Stephen Ayliffe Woolly Wednesday Community Knitting Group at Mona Vale Library Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay - Multihull Division Community Care (Northern Beaches) Peninsula Music Club Takashi Tachibana Bryan Webster Harry Bragg Ken Davidson  Andrew (Andy) Cross  Carol and Don McManus Gordon Lang  Graham Howard  June King  Nada Herman Virginia Head  Patrick McGrath  Frances Black  Pittwater Community Gardens  Veterans Centre Sydney Northern Beaches (VCSNB) Barrenjoey Breakers Swim Group  Michael King The Maritime Model Museum at Mona Vale  Avalon Palm Beach Business Chamber Inc.  Roger Sayers  Adriaan van der Wallen  Bob Head  Robert Berry  Ed Wells  Louise Lindop  Sandy Menzies Debby Waters  Katherine Roberts   Marian Purvis  Warren Young OAM   Matthew Sheridan  Richard Stewart OAM Whale Beach SLSC Julie Janson Jamie Nilsson  EcoTreasures   The Palm Beach & Whale Beach Association Inc. Nan Bosler  Tim Hixson   Martin Lynch  Fiona Rae, Annabelle Chapman, Diane van Ooi and Karen Begg: Palm Beach SLSC   Adrian Boddy    Reese Halter  Avalon Art Gallery  Manly Warringah Netball Association  Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch  Lisa Wilkes-Hunter  Traudi Line  Michael Stringer AM  Jane Rosenson Ann Howard  Cedric Vincent Williams  Peter Carter  Nat Bromhead Four New Presidents and A New Club Captain in our Sydney-Northern Beaches Branch: Andy Cross, Richard Cole, Frank Traugott, Peter Kinsey, Alex Tyrrell  Pittwater Outrigger Racing Club  Pittwater Dragon Boat Racing Club  Palm Beach Longboarders Club  Katarina Wells Computer Pals for Seniors Northern Beaches  Christopher Chubb  Jason Waterhouse  Michelle Ball  Brett Crowther  Richard Cole   Mona Vale SLSC Boat Club   Antonia Hoddle  West Pittwater.com.au - West Pittwater Community Assoc. Thomas Victor Carroll - Tom Carroll  Kayleigh Grieg Linda Haigh  Northern Beaches Concert Band  Michael Stanley-Jones  Paul Collins  Jessica b Watson Louise Park  Warriewood SLSC Boat Section  Liz Muir  Anne Sargeant OAM  Alexandra Tyrell  Lorrie Morgan  Permaculture Northern Beaches  Cottage Point Rural Fire Brigade  Penel Bigg  Isabelle Wise Julie Hegarty   Peninsula Community Gardens: Newport  Sydney Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility at Waratah Park Sydney Northern Beaches Woodturners Inc  Megan Webster John W Stone  The  Green Team   Michael Kitching  Avalon Boomerang Bags  Jools Farrell  Blaze Roberts Newport Arms Fishing Club Sarah Tait  Avalon Bulldogs 2016 Premiership Teams Celebration Elanora Players Kurt and Robin Ottowa  David Whiteman  Avalon Computer Pals (AvPals) Narrabeen RSL Fishing Club Pittwater Pinks Dragon Boat Team and Club  Mignon Parker  J. 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Lennard Pty Ltd. Pumped for Life  Russell Lamb  Linda Buchan  Bill Phillips  Kamikaze Corner Roundabout Pop Up Art  Jacqueline Andronicus  Bob Langbein  Paul Hughes Christine Hopton OAM: 2017 Reprise  Meredith Rasdall  Issue 300: Everyone So Far  Stephan Jacek  Avalon Groms  Jude Rose Volker Klemm  Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Bungan Boardriders  Christopher John Raggatt  Ron Turton Walter (Wal) Williams  John Seaton MBE  William (Bill) Fitzgerald OAM  Pittwater Artists Trail 2017-2018: The Artists  Pearl Turton  Trent Morgan  Chuck Bradley  Living Ocean Surf Collective  Ingleside Riders Group Pam Bayfield 2017 Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink  Newport Residents Association Clareville & Bilgola Plateau Residents' Association John McInerney OAM Roland Luke Pittwater Baseball Club  Sally Mayman and Dale Kentwell  Paul Cunningham  Alistair Shields   Lara Boyle  Adriana Labate  Norman Godden  Newport Bowling Club Bilgola Beach SLSC Boat Section 2017/18 Season  Newport Beach SLSC Boat Section 2017-18 Season Avalon Preservation Association  Michael 'Mick' Dooley  Jennifer 'Jen' Spencer  Don and Beryl Imison  Avalon Beach SLSC Boat Section 2017-18 Season  Lisa Ratcliff  Be Brave Artspace  Bayview Yacht Racing Association (BYRA)   Northern Beaches Art Society  Avalon Sailing Club  Avalon Soccer Club Scotland Island Residents Assoc.  Willi Michalski  Coco Elder Natasha Bryant and Annie Wilmot  Total Wellness Market  Avalon Community Garden Lara Duncan  Budawa Aboriginal Signage Group  Tamara Sloper Harding OAM Veteran  Avalon Beach SLSC's U14 Girls Beach Relay Team 2018  Bruce Robertson OAM Peter Sharp  David Henry Lyall PSM ESMM FAIB  Pittwater Environmental Foundation 2018 Avalon Beach Historical Society Barry Leef Captain David McFall: Maritime Model Museum at Mona Vale  Fusion Racing Team (sailing): are Clare Costanzo, Hannah Lanz, Jess Angus and Ruby Scholten  Warriewood Residents Association  Katandra Bushland Sanctuary  Rick Millar 2018 Tribute  Newport Community Garden Jordan Upton  Michelle Perrett Palm Beach Longboarders 25th Anniversary  Adam Bressington  Adam Crowley

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Marie Byles Lucy Gullett Kookoomgiligai Frank Hurley Archpriest JJ Therry Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor Bowen Bungaree W. Bradley 1788 Journal  Midholme Loggan Rock Cabin La Corniche La Corniche II Lion Island Bungan Beach Botham Beach  Scarred Trees  Castles in the Sand Dame Nellie Melba lunches at Bilgola Spring, 1914  First to Fly in Australia at North Narrabeen  Mona Vale Golf Club's Annual Balls  Governor Phillip camps on Resolute Beach  Ruth Bedford  Jean Curlewis  Mollie Horseman  Charlotte Boutin  May Moore  Neville W Cayley  Leon Houreux  Frederick Wymark  Sir Adrian Curlewis  Bilgola Heron Cove  Mullet Creek  Shark Point  Woodley's Cottage  A Tent at The Basin Collin's Retreat-Bay View House-Scott's Hotel  Bilgola Cottage and House  The First Pittwater Regatta  Women Cricketers Picnic Filmed In Pittwater  Governor Phillip's Barrenjoey Cairn  Waradiel Season The Church at Church Point  Governor Phillip's Exploration of Broken Bay, 2 - 9 March 1788   Petroglyths: Aboriginal Rock Art on the Northern Beaches  Avalon Headland Landmarks  Steamers Part I  Pittwater Aquatic Club Part I  Woody Point Yacht Club  Royal Motor Yacht Club Part I  Dorothea Mackellar  Elaine Haxton  Neva Carr Glynn  Margaret Mulvey Jean Mary Daly  Walter Oswald Watt Wilfrid Kingsford Smith John William Cherry George Scotty Allan  McCarrs Creek  Narrabeen Creek  Careel Creek Currawong Beach Creek  Bushrangers at Pittwater Smuggling at Broken Bay  An Illicit Still at McCarr's Creek  The Murder of David Foley  Mona Vale Outrages  Avalon Camping Ground  Bayview Koala Sanctuary  Ingleside Powder Works  Palm Beach Golf Course  Avalon Sailing Club  Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club  Palm Beach SLSC Part I - The Sheds  Warriewood SLSC  Whale Beach SLSC Flagstaff Hill Mount Loftus Pill Hill Sheep Station Hill  S.S. Florrie  S.S. Phoenix and General Gordon Paddlewheeler   MV Reliance The Elvina  Florida House  Careel House Ocean House and Billabong  Melrose-The Green Frog  The Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater  Canoe and I Go With The Mosquito Fleet - 1896  Pittwater Regattas Part I - Dates and Flagships to 1950  Shark Incidents In Pittwater  The Kalori  Church Point Wharf  Bayview Wharf  Newport Wharf Palm Beach Jetty - Gow's Wharf  Max Watt  Sir Francis Anderson  Mark Foy  John Roche  Albert Verrills  Broken Bay Customs Station At Barrenjoey  Broken Bay Water Police  Broken Bay Marine Rescue - Volunteer Coastal Patrol  Pittwater Fire-Boats  Prospector Powder Hulk at Towler's Bay  Naval Visits to Pittwater 1788-1952  Pittwater's Torpedo Wharf and Range Naval Sea Cadets in Pittwater S.S. Charlotte Fenwick S.S. Erringhi  P.S. Namoi  S.Y. Ena I, II and III  Barrenjoey Headland - The Lessees  Barrenjoey Lighthouse - The Construction Barrenjoey Broken Bay Shipwrecks Up To 1900 Early Surf Lifesaving Reels  Surf Bathing in Australia and the Advent of ‘Swim Between the Flags’ Surf Bathing And The Advent Of Manly’s First Surf Carnival - 1907 Barrenjoey Light Keepers  Douglas  Adrian Ross Newport SLSC 1909 - 1938 Part I Overview  North Narrabeen SLSC - The Formative Years  First Naval Exercises by New South Wales Colonial Ships –The Wolverene at Broken Bay  Bilgola SLSC - the First 10 years  North Palm Beach SLSC  A History of Pittwater Parts 1 and 4 Pittwater Regattas - 1907 and 1908  Pittwater Regattas - 1921 - The Year that Opened and Closed with a Regatta on Pittwater Pittwater Regatta Banishes Depression - 1933  The 1937 Pittwater Regatta - A Fashionable Affair  Careel Bay Jetty-Wharf-Boatshed Gow-Gonsalves Boatshed -Snapperman Beach  Camping at Narrabeen - A Trickle then a Flood Pittwater's Parallel Estuary - The Cowan 'Creek' RMYC Broken Bay Boathouse and Boatshed Barrenjoey Boat House The Bona - Classic Wooden Racing Yacht Mona Vale Hospital Golden Jubilee - A Few Insights on 50 Years as a Community Hospital Far West Children's Health Scheme - the Formation Years  The First Scotland Island Cup, Trophy and Race and the Gentleman who loved Elvina Bay  Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay NSW - Cruiser Division History - A History of the oldest division in the Royal Motor Yacht Club   Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay Early Motor Boats and Yachts, their Builders and Ocean Races to Broken Bay, the Hawkesbury and Pittwater  The Royal Easter Show Began As the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales   The Mail Route to Pittwater and Beyond  The Wild Coachmen of Pittwater - A Long and Sometimes Bumpy Ride on Tracks Instead of Roads  The Fearless Men of Palm Beach SLSC's Surf Boats First Crews - A Tale of Viking Ships, Butcher Boats and Robert Gow's Tom Thumb 'Canoe'   Furlough House Narrabeen - Restful Sea Breezes For Children and Their Mothers   From Telegraphs to Telephones - For All Ships at Sea and Those On Land Mona Vale Training Grounds - From Lancers on Horses to Lasses on Transport Courses Fred Verrills; Builder of Bridges and Roads within Australia during WWII, Builder of Palm Beach Afterwards   Communications with Pittwater  Ferries To Pittwater  A History of Pittwater - Part 4: West Head Fortress   Pittwater's Lone Rangers - 120 Years of Ku-Ring-Gai Chase and the Men of Flowers Inspired by Eccleston Du Faur  Early Pittwater Launches and Ferries Runs Avalon Beach SLSC - The First Clubhouse Avalon Beach SLSC The Second and Third Clubhouses  From Beneath the Floorboards at Hyde Park Barracks Bungaree Was Flamboyant  Andrew Thompson - 'Long Harry'  Albert Thomas Black John Collins of Avalon Narrabeen Prawning Times - A Seasonal Tide of Returnings  Oystering in the Pittwater Estuary - Oyster Kings and Pearl Kings and When Not to Harvest Oysters  Yabbying In Warriewood Creeks  Eeling in Warriewood's Creeks (Includes A Short History of community involvement in environmental issues/ campaigns in and around Narrabeen Lagoon - 1974 to present by David James OAM)  Eunice Minnie Stelzer - Pittwater Matriarchs  Maria Louisa Therry - Pittwater Matriarchs  Manly's Stone Kangaroo, Camera Obscura,  First Maze and 'Chute' - Fun Days in Sea Hazes from 1857 On  A Salty Tale of the Kathleen Gillett – A Small Reminder and Celebration of Our 70th Sydney to Hobart   Katherine Mary Roche - Pittwater Matriarch  Sarah A. Biddy Lewis and Martha Catherine Benns Pittwater Matriarchs A Glimpse of the Hawkesbury.(1883) By Francis Myers. Illustrated by J C Hoyte   Pittwater's New Cycle Track of 1901 Manly to Newport  The Rock Lily Hotel  Barrenjoey House The Pasadena Jonah's St Michael's Arch  The First Royal Visitor to Australia: the Incident at Clontarf March 12th, 1868  Pittwater: Lovely Arm of the Hawkesbury By NOEL GRIFFITHS - includes RMYC Wharf and Clareville Wharf of 1938 + An Insight into Public Relations in Australia George Mulhall First Champion of Australia in Rowing - First Light-Keeper  at Barranjuey Headland  Captain Francis Hixson - Superintendent of Pilots, Lights, and Harbours and Father of the Naval Brigade  The First Boat Builders of Pittwater I: the Short Life and Long Voyages of Scotland Island Schooner the Geordy  The Marquise of Scotland Island  Boat Builders of Pittwater II: from cargo schooners and coasters to sailing skiffs and motorised launches  130th Anniversary of Australia’s Sudan Contingent - Local Connections of the first Australians to Serve  The Riddles of The Spit and Bayview/Church Point: sailors, boat makers, road pavers and winning rowers The Currawong: Classic Yacht VP Day Commemorative Service 2015 –  at Avalon Beach RSL Cenotaph: 70th Anniversary   Captain T. Watson and his Captain Cook Statues: A Tribute to Kindness  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Hordern, Wiltshire Parks, McKay Reserve: From Beach to Estuary  Pittwater Reserves, The Green Ways: Clareville Wharf and Taylor's Point Jetty Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways Bilgola Beach - The Cabbage Tree Gardens and Camping Grounds - Includes Bilgola - The Story Of A Politician, A Pilot and An Epicure by Tony Dawson and Anne Spencer  Pittwater Reserves - The Green Ways: Mona Vale's Village Greens a Map of the Historic Crown Lands Ethos Realised in The Village, Kitchener and Beeby Parks Pittwater Regatta Air Race Trophies: from 1934 and 1935 and The Pilot Who Saved William Hughes  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Bungan Beach and Bungan Head Reserves:  A Headland Garden  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Green Family  Elanora - Some Early Notes and Pictures The Stewart Towers On Barrenjoey Headland  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Williams Family  Early Cricket in Pittwater: A small Insight Into the Noble Game from 1880's On  The Pacific Club's 2016 Carnival in Rio Fundraiser for Palm Beach SLSC Marks the 79th Year of Support  Bert Payne Park, Newport: Named for A Man with Community Spirit  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Fox Family  Surf Carnivals in February 1909, 1919, 1925, a Fancy Dress Rise of Venus and Saving Lives with Surfboards  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Paddon Family of Clareville  Mermaid Basin, Mona Vale Beach: Inspired 1906 Poem by Viva Brock  Early Pittwater Schools: The Barrenjoey School 1872 to 1894  The Royal Easter Show and 125th Celebration of Hawkesbury Agricultural College: Farmers Feed Us!  The Newport School 1888 to 2016  Pittwater's Ocean Beach Rock Pools: Southern Corners of Bliss - A History  The Royal Botanical Garden Sydney Celebrates 200 Years in 2016 The Porter Family of Newport: Five Brother Soldiers Serve in WWI  Church Point and Bayview: A Pittwater Public School Set on the Estuary  The Basin, Pittwater: A Reprise: Historical Records and Pictures  Lighthouse Cottages You Can Rent in NSW - Designed or Inspired by Colonial Architect James Barnet: Includes Historic 'Lit' Days records   Bayview Days Ships Biscuits - the At Sea Necessity that Floated William Arnott’s Success  Mona Vale Public School 1906 to 2012    St Johns Camden: 176th And 167th Anniversaries In June 2016 - Places To Visit  Narrabeen Lagoon And Collaroy Beachfront: Storms And Flood Tides Of The Past  Avalon Beach Public School - A History   Muriel Knox Doherty Sir Herbert Henry Schlink  Shopping And Shops In Manly: Sales Times From 1856 To 1950 For A Fishing Village  Sir Edward John Lees Hallstrom   Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club's 150th Sailing Season Opening: A Few Notes Of Old  A Few Glimpses Into Narrabeen's Past Beauties   Dr. Isobel Ida Bennett AO   Taronga Zoo 100th Birthday Parade: 1000 Reasons To Celebrate  War Memorials: Manly, October 14, 1916  Avalon Beach Golf Links: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  War Memorials - Mona Vale, November 14, 1926  Annie Wyatt Reserve Palm Beach: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II Tumbledown Dick Hill  Waratah Farm and Narrabeen Plums: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  Mark Twain, J.F. Archibald And Henry Lawson - Did They Go Fishing At Narrabeen In The Spring Of 1895?: Probably!  Bayview Baths Centenary Celebration in November 2016 hosted by Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Dr. Jenny Rosen's Historical Timeline  Palm Beach RSL - Club Palm Beach Celebrating 60 Years  Early Years At Narrabeen: The Plane Sailing Day Of 1944 The  Five Ways- Six ways Junction; Kamikaze Corner - Avalon Bilgola  RPAYC Season on Pittwater and coming of Jubilees in Summer of 1938 Local Explorers’ Modern Day Discovery - Governor Phillip’s First Landing site, Campsite and contact with Local Aborigines in Pittwater: The Case for West Head Beach  Rendezvous Tea Rooms Palm Beach: links with 1817 and 1917: Palm Beach Stores  and Fishermen St Cloud's Jersey Stud: Elanora Heights: Pittwater Fields of Dreams  Roderic Quinn's Poems And Prose For Manly, Beacon Hill, Dee Why And Narrabeen  A Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I – Of Places, Peoples And The Development Of Australian Art And Artists: The Estuary Celebrating World Radio Day: The Bilgola Connection With The Beginnings Of Radio In Australia  Emile Theodore Argles - champion of all Australians without a Voice - a very funny Satirist, Manly Poet and Pittwater Prose Writer and Litterateur  Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: A Few Pittwater Connections  Victor James Daley: A Manly Bard And Poet who also came to Pittwater and the Hawkesbury  Let's Go Fly A Kite !: Palm Beach Whistling Kites Inspire sharing How to Make Standard, Box and Whistling Boy Kites - school holidays fun with a bit of Australian and Narrabeen history  Clifton Gardens Mosman: An Eternal Green and Saltwater Space, and Of Many Captains  Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I: Coastal Landscapes and Seascapes  The Bayview Tea Gardens 1920 to 1923 When Run By Thomas Edward And Annie Newey (Nee Costello) An Australian and RPAYC Commodore Aboard an America's Cup Challenger of 1908 and 1914   Henry Lawson - A Manly Bard and Poet: on his 150th Birthday  Historic Catalogue and Record of Pittwater Art I: Artists and Artists Colonies  Opportunity To Visit Submarine War Grave Renews Memories Of 75 Years Ago  Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink Retracing Governor Phillip's Footsteps Around Pittwater: The Mystery Of The Cove On The East Side   Early Pittwater Surfers – Palm Beach I: John (Jack) Ralston and Nora McAuliffe  Patrick Edward Quinn: A Manly Prose writer who gave us A Run To Pittwater (1889) and Songs for the Federation of Australia  Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline  Nautical Treasure In Suburbia  Pittwater: Where the Wild Flowers Are 1917 to 2017  Narani, Captain Cook Celebrations At MVPS and Elvina Bay Memories - 1970s  Early Pittwater Surfers: Alrema Becke Queen of Palm Beach  The Beachcombers Surfboard Riding Club: Palm Beach, NSW - 1959 to 1961 Year Dated Beer Bottles Found at Taylors Point  Early Pittwater Surfers: Avalon Beach I  - 1956: The Carnival That Introduced The Malibu Surfboard and Being Able To Surf Across A Wave Face - Reg Wood Anecdotes  Mona Vale SLSC To Be Completely Renewed + A Few Insights from the Pages of the Past  The Firecracker That Closed Narrabeen Hotel By Ken Lloyd (Savalloyd) + Narrabeen Hotel Licence Transfer Trail  Traces Of WWII Coast Watchers Found On Bangalley Headland - 1942   Early Warriewood  SLSC insights per Norman Godden + Extras  The Macphersons of Wharriewood and Narrabeen: the photo albums of William Joseph Macpherson  Angophora Reserve Avalon 1938 Dedication  Avalon Preservation Association History by Geoff Searl  Pittwater Summer Houses: 1916 Palm Beach Cottage and Palm Beach House Pittwater YHA: Some History  WWI Historian Presents New Film On The Beersheba Charge At Avalon Beach Historical Society Meeting  Newport's Bushlink 'From The Crown To The Sea' Paths: Celebrating Over 20 Years Of Community Volunteer Bushcare Results  Pittwater Fishermen: The Sly Family Narrabeen Exploits and Manly Community Contributors: The First Surfboat at Manly Beach  Women In The Surf Life Saving Movement As Life Savers: From At Least 1910 Locally - Awarded Medals For Saving Lives From 1880 In NSW  Windsor Bridge: Planned Destruction Of Historic Link With A Pittwater Connection The Rise Of The Cruising Season: A Look At Some Early Australian sailers and Local Visitor Beauties   Pittwater Fishermen: Barranjoey Days Polo By The Sea 2018: Over A Hundred Years Of Loving This Game In Pittwater  Australia Day Regatta Began As Anniversary Day Regatta  Black Bakelite Telephone: Early Pittwater Phone Numbers  Hy-Brasil, Avalon Beach - Pittwater Summer Houses  Ferry Names for Emerald Class: The Gibbs-Turner Original Magic Button  Pittwater Summer Houses: A Tent At Palm Beach's Governor Phillip Park 'Neath Barrenjoey  Pittwater Summer Houses: The Cabin, Palm Beach - The Pink House Of The Craig Family  Manly's Early Sand Sculptors: How Pennies Can Become Pounds and Found A New Art   Retracing Governor Phillip's Footsteps Around Pittwater: The Mystery Of The Cove On The East Side by Geoff Searl and Roger Sayers 230th Anniversary Edit March 2018  Black-Necked Stork, Mycteria Australis, Once Visited Pittwater: Pair Shot in 1855  Butter Churns: Pittwater Dairies The Drainage System In Thompson Square, Windsor  Sydney Royal Easter Show 2018 Show Stopper Beer Brewed By Modus Operandi Mona Vale Extends Locals Input Into RAS Annual Celebration Of Local Products Sydney's Royal Easter Show Showbag Began As An Australian Sample Bag   Pittwater Fishermen: Great Mackerel, Little Mackerel (Wilson's Beach - Currawong) and The Basin  Motor Car Tours To And In Pittwater Show Us The Way This Place Once Was  Some Bayview Memories: The Lloyd Family  Taramatta Park Mona Vale: Opened 1904  The Collaroy Paddle Steamer: New Ephemera Added To Public Accessible Records - Her Connections To Pittwater  The Roads And Tracks Of Yesterday: How The Avalon Beach Subdivisions Changed The Green Valley Tracks  Australian Sailing's Barranjoey Pin Program; some insights into this Pittwater Yacht and owner, Sir W Northam who won Australia’s first Olympic sailing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games  Avalon Beach Historical Society’s 9th Great Historic Photographic Exhibition: Thousands Of Stories Made Accessible  The Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge: Timely Winter Anniversaries and Commemorations For A Septuagenarian and her Predecessor  Photographers Of Pittwater Capture Historic Insights: A. J. (Arthur James) Vogan, 1859-1948  Roads To Pittwater: The Wakehurst Parkway Along Old Oxford Falls Track  Roads To Pittwater: The Pittwater Road  Roads To Pittwater: The Sandspit Punt and Spit Bridge  My Holiday by Charles de Boos – 1861  Shark-proof pools at Manly on the Harbourside  Dad's Fishing Shack At Long Reef  Historic Photographers Of Pittwater: Harold 'Caz' Cazneaux 1878 - 1953 Roads To Pittwater: The Mona Vale Road  My Singing Story Barrenjoey High School's 50th Year: History Notes + The Original Barrenjoey School

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