Welcome To The Pittwater Online News Site, a weekly online Magazine-Journal and news service dedicated to the Pittwater region of Sydney, NSW, Australia. We are an Independent Community-Based meeting ground, available whenever you have a moment to catch up on what is happening locally. The Magazine is published every Sunday, At 8 A.M.. As Of February 2016, 500 thousand + Readers each week visit all 20+ regular pages published each week, along with the Feature articles. Readers also visit the Pittwater Online News photo albums site - where local events are recorded. The Photo satellite site allows Pittwater Online News to provide a free photographic service so Readers may download and keep photos taken at events for their own Family Albums.

Our Readership is Residents, Residents in communities surrounding Pittwater at all compass points, Statewide Readers (NSW), the rest of Australian peoples in all states and every other country across the world, except China. Age is from four years of age up to and over 90 years of age.

There are also a facebook and Twitter platforms associated with the main site. These are used when hourly or daily updates are needed to keep the community informed on news relative to Pittwater.

Please Note: Articles are welcome with the understanding that contributors agree that the material will be archived by Pittwater Online News.  

Pittwater Online News was also selected for preservation by the State Library of New South Wales and National Library of Australia in 2014. This title is scheduled to be re-archived regularly. Archived Issues may be accessed here: pandora.nla.gov.au/tep/143700

Views expressed are not necessarily those of the Editors or staff of Pittwater Online News. We reserve the right to refuse Articles that are not in keeping with our aim of promoting Community Spirit. This is not a forum by which you may issue defamatory or slanderous material about either persons or organisations so please do not send such material. We also reserve the right to refuse Articles which we determine, at our discretion, are unsuitable for Pittwater Online News due to their tone or content.


This website comprises and contains copyrighted materials and works. Pittwater Online News respects the rights of artists, creators and copyright holders and every effort has been made to obtain permission to reproduce on this website. We would be grateful for any information concerning copyright of the images and we will withdraw them immediately on copyright holder’s request, if appropriate.

The content of this website (including, but not limited to, images and text) is © Pittwater Online News, unless otherwise stated. No material from this website may be reproduced, broadcast, communicated or copied (other than for purposes of criticism and review; private research and study; and reporting the news, under the fair dealing exemptions as defined in the Australian Copyright Act 1968) without first obtaining permission from us.

We Welcome You to Pittwater Online News and Invite You to let us know what you'd like to hear about or contact us should you want us to cover your Event.

Pittwater Online News is For, About and By Pittwater

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Proprietor, Editor: A J Guesdon.

Columnists: Lynda Hill, George Repin, Lynleigh Grieg, Miranda Korzy

Contributors:  Volker Aebischer, Irene and John Anderson, Jacqueline Andronicus, Adrian Boddy, Nan Bosler OAM, Ray Chappelow, Geoff Clarke, Pam Bayfield, Dick Clarke, Phil Colman, Shelagh and George Champion OAM's, Doreen Cherry OAM, Warwick Dalzell, Damian Devine, Neil Evers, Jools Farrell, Kylie Ferguson, Brian Friend OAM, Kayleigh Grieg, Selena Griffith, Cindy Goode Millman, Trevor Gourlay, Andrew Guesdon Snr., Helen Guesdon, Christine Hill, Tim Hixson, Christine Hopton OAM, Ann Howard, John Illingsworth, David James OAM, Miranda Korzy, Marita Macrae, Bernadette Johnson McAlinden, Robyn McWilliam,  Michael Mannington, Sally Mayman, Steve Meacham, Joe Mills, Dr Peter Mitchell, Kath Moody, Kevin Murray, Sean Mulcahy, Jamie Nilsson, Dr Stephen Nolan, Mike O' Flynn, Bea Pierce, Philippa Poole, Lisa Ratcliff, Lucinda Rose, Roger Sayers, Geoff Searl OAM, Joanne Seve, Bill Sheridan, Tamara Sloper-Harding OAM, Ron Turton, John Vaughan, Adriaan van der Wallen, Huang Zhi-Wei (aka Reg Wong), The Curlewis Family, Paul Wheeler, Dave Whiteman, Peggy Williams OAM, Peta Wise, Warren Young OAM, everyone in Pittwater!

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