October 2 - 15, 2022: Issue 557

Front Page Issue 557 

Rob Stokes Announces Departure From State Politics

Community Service Awards 2022 + 2021: Mel & Nathan Wellings - Wayne Lyne OAM

From The Council Chamber: September 2022

Park Bench Philosophers Freddie Lane's granddaughter Visits Pittwater on Eve of Mona Vale SLSC's Centenary Celebrations

Pittwater Demerger Campaigners To Join Rally Calling For Labor Support: outside the 2022 Labor State Conference at Sydney Town Hall from 8am to 10am on Saturday, October 15

Conservation Zones Review Has Potential To Facilitate Medium Density In Previously 'Environmental Living' Zones: Community Groups Forum for Residents on October 16, 4pm, Mona Vale Memorial Hall

Proposal For Barrenjoey Lighthouse Cottages To Be Used For Tourist Accommodation Open For Feedback - Again

Residents Rally For Koalas At Manly On Save The Koala Day: Calls To Prioritise Wildlife, Stop Clearing Habitat

Spring Carnage For Our Wildlife: Out Of Date Data Shows At Least 4000 Local Rescues Annually - Lack Of 'Responsibility' Facilitates Extinctions

National Gardening Week: October 9-15, 2022, Dig In & Celebrate! - Local Events, Gardening Clubs + Community Gardens + Bushcare Groups + Ideas To Celebrate National Gardening Week + Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden - We now have a new date for our postponed Spring Festival - Sunday 30th October 9am - 3pm with hope for a better weather forecast. There will be plant sales and advice, music, live native animals, displays, children's activities, photographs, sausage sizzle and coffee shop. Hoping to see you there.

Carers Providing Immeasurable Value To Society: National Carers Week 2022 Runs October 17-22

Pictures: Avalon Beach in 1970-71 - more great photos shared by Gary Clist

AquaticsBig Turnout For Start Of Boating Season With Key Message: Please Stay Safe On The Water This Summer + $540,000 Investment In Volunteer Safety

Profile of the Week  Youth Up Front

Website: youthupfront.org.au
Instagram: www.instagram.com/youthupfront
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BusinessEduNetwork
YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/NorthernBeachesBEN
Email:  info@youthupfront.org.au
Telephone: 02 9986 3339

The Northern Beaches Business Education Network Inc., now renamed in 2022 as Youth Up Front, celebrates its 30th year in 2023. Residents may be familiar with the annual Careers Expo, the Work Placement Program for both Employers and Youth or even participate in the annual Golf Day fundraiser, but did you know Youth Up Front have also been running a Canine Assisted Learning Program?

The name change recognises what is at the core of this organisation - putting young peoples needs first.

Youth Up Front is a registered Australian charity that helps young people transition from adolescence to adulthood. Youth Up Front have inspired more than 100,000 students over more than two decades.

Youth Up Front improves the lives of children by providing outreach and vocational programmes, mentoring, case worker and personal development support.

This Issue we share an overview for our Youth and their Parents - and for all who want to invest in this charity so it is sustained into the future, whether by donation, exhibiting at the Careers Expo, or getting involved in the Work Placement Program or any of the activities on offer.

History Bill Goddard Shares Family Insights At Avalon Beach Historical Society's 2022 AGM
The Avalon Beach Historical Society held its 39th Annual General Meeting recently which was attended by 51 enthusiastic locals. We think that the guest speaker had a lot to do with the numbers.

BILL GODDARD has done a wonderful job of collecting and collating his family history.

Of course, that’s the Goddard boat-builders of Palm Beach and previously Berrys Bay, Lavender Bay, and Rose Bay on Sydney Harbour. Bill’s talk kicked off with some great aerial photos showing the residence of William Reuben Goddard overlooking Berrys Bay and the location of the early boat sheds on Sydney Harbour and at Iluka Road, Palm Beach.

Some of the early photos of Palm Beach were fascinating – family members riding horses and their cows roaming around the Waratah Road area and also the area which later became the golf course, their first boat built at Waratah Street, was the ‘W.J.G.’ – the initials of the builder William Joseph Goddard. It had to be hauled down to the water on greased logs using only manpower. Also shown were photos of the house he built after purchasing the land in Waratah Street in 1918 and then transporting building materials from Sydney by launch.

It was such an enthralling talk, but we had to call a halt at 9.40 pm to enjoy a delightful supper. Bill said he would return for our December meeting to finish the job.

Geoff Searl OAM
President, Avalon Beach Historical Society

This week an overview of the Goddard story at Palm Beach - more to come!

Park Bench Philosophers Freddie Lane's granddaughter Visits Pittwater on Eve of Mona Vale SLSC's Centenary Celebrations

Food Spring Strawberries

Ahh, the bliss of early Spring, when a young man’s fancy turns to love and a young lady’s to….strawberries!
Dipped in chocolate…
Or in a soufflé…
Or just piled high on a dinner plate!


As the first Spring varieties are arriving in our grocers, ridding of us of out-of-season mid-Winter expense, it is time to indulge your love of these mouthfuls of crimson fruit.

Art News: October 2022 Trifecta Of Amazing Creatives' Exhibitions At Manly Art Gallery & Museum Until Mid-October: Portrait Of House - The Drawn Line - Manly By Ferry + Ku-Ring-Gai Sculpture Trail For 2022 Eco Festival + Mona Vale Artist To Exhibit In One Of Sydney’s Most Unique Sculpture Events +

Community News Proposed Council Conservation Zonings: Changes Are Coming - Can you Deal with them?, Local Naturalists To Talk About Avalon's Amazing Wildlife, Independent Pittwater Candidate 2023 State Election: Expressions Of Interest, Spring School Holidays Break 2022, Bear Cottage Children's Hospice Community Open Day 2022, Rock Fisherman Rescued At Balgowlah, ATAGI Recommend The COVID-19 Vaccination For Some Children Aged 6 Months To Under 5 Years, Meeting Of National Cabinet, New Deputy Mayor Elected, Taste Flavours Of The World At World Food Markets, Council-Related Development Application Conflict Of Interest Guidelines, Council Senior Staff Employment – Discussion Paper, DCS Spatial Services Enables Next Step In Digitisation For NSW Planning Portal, Traffic Conditions - Filming: Palm Beach, Roadworks: Seaforth, Three Judges Appointed To District Court, Government Funding For 20 NSW War Memorials, Spring School Holidays Break 2022, NSW RFS AIDER Program, West Head Lookout Upgrade, Sophie Scamps MP To Speak At AGM, In Tune With TonyB, Avalon Beach SLSC: Get Involved!, Scotland Island Spring Garden Festival, Disco In The Dark Fundraiser, Northern Beaches Chorus: Singers Needed, 2023 Year 12 School Scholarship Program Now Open: DYRSL,  Rotary Upper Northern Beaches: Get Involved In Something Positive, Volunteers Needed: Meals On Wheels, Monika's Doggie Rescue Pets Of The Week: Ralph + Pinot, Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Stalls, Community Invited To Comment On The Conservation Zones Review and Technical Reports, NSW Government Provides $2 Million To Improve Boating Infrastructure, Fairy Penguins and Seals Coming Ashore, Pittwater Offshore Newsletter, Local Organisations and Groups list, Local JP's Register

Environment Arnies Recon Will Recycle Your Electronics For Free: Drop Off At Cromer-North Narrabeen-Manly Vale-Avalon Beach This October, 100 Trees For 100 Years Of Avalon Beach: Avalon 100 Centenrary Wildlife Talk, National Bird Week + Aussie Bird Count 2022, National Bird Week + Aussie Bird Count 2022, Magpies, curlews, peregrine falcons: how birds adapt to our cities, bringing wonder, joy and conflict, West Head Lookout Upgrade, Over A Hectare Of Crown Land At Belrose To Be Sold: Transferred Public Lands, Scotland Island Spring Garden Festival, Weed Alert: Corky Passionflower At Mona Vale + Narrabeen Creek, Katandra Bushland Sanctuary Open, Dust Off Your Picnic Blankets For The First Ever Statewide Picnic For Nature, EPA Releases Climate Change Policy And Action Plan, ‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming, Cars have taken over our neighbourhoods; Kid-friendly superblocks are a way for residents to reclaim their streets, NSW Government Offers Multi-Million Dollar Support For Critical Minerals Projects, Impact Of New Energy Efficient Streetlights On Insects Revealed, Songbirds with unique colours are more likely to be traded as pets – new research, Backcountry visitors are leaving poo piles in the Australian Alps – and it’s a problem, There’s a huge surge in solar production under way – and Australia could show the world how to use it, After the Voice, climate change commitments should be the next urgent constitutional reforms, Pittwater Reserves: Histories + Notes + Pictorial Walks, Pittwater Environment Groups, Shorebirds Guide

Aquatics Big Turnout For Start Of Boating Season With Key Message: Please Stay Safe On The Water This Summer + $540,000 Investment In Volunteer Safety

Pictures Avalon Beach in 1970-71 - more great photos shared by Gary Clist

Children Sunday Comics and Cartoons; This Issue it's some of those The Land Before Time episodes, National Bird Week + Aussie Bird Count 2022, A Steam Train Passes, Peter Rabbit - The Great Pumpkin Theft, Ho Ho Ho ... Pencil In This Date, A Joy Story, Holiday Movies: Spookiz: The Movie + Bilal: A New Breed Of Hero + The Secret Garden (2020), Curious Kids: how is lava made?, Curious Kids: How do keys open locks?,  Curious Kids: Why are there seven days in a week?, Stories this Issue: Rosie Revere Engineer  + Gingerbread Man & Pinocchio + Children's Book Reading With Tsehay: 'Something In Common' - The Wiggles, Book Of The Month: October 2022 - My Easy To Read Fairytales, Clubs and local groups for you

Youth Profile of the Week:  Youth Up Front, School Leavers Support, Spring School Holidays 2022, Year 12 Performance Showcase 2022, National Bird Week + Aussie Bird Count 2022, HSC Online Help Guides, Preparing for exam season: 10 practical insights from psychology to help teens get through, 2023 Year 12 School Scholarship Program Now Open: DYRSL, 'Holiday' Tunes To Dance By, ‘Like walking into a crystal’: our first preview of the Art Gallery of NSW’s new Sydney Modern, A kung-fu kick led researchers to the world’s oldest complete fish fossils – here’s what they found, What does the Optus data breach mean for you and how can you protect yourself? A step-by-step guide, Glass beads in lunar soil reveal ancient asteroid bombardments on the Moon and Earth, Cars have taken over our neighbourhoods; Kid-friendly superblocks are a way for residents to reclaim their streets, Avoiding a surveillance society: how better rules can rein in facial recognition tech, Blonde: Joyce Carol Oates’ epic Marilyn Monroe novel, Book Of The Month: October 2022 - Voss By Patrick White, Local Services 4U+

Seniors Bilgola Probus Club Commences, MQ Health, Surgeons and Medibank Partner To Establish World-Class Orthopaedic Centre In Sydney, Support At Home: A Commentary On The Design Of The Proposed Unified Program, A Call To Better Support Unpaid Carers This International Day Of Older Persons, Sophisticated New Robot Driving Innovation In Joint Surgery, U3A Actvities, Dog Behaviour Could Offer Insight Into Building Better Robots For Aged Care, Home Instead Sydney North Shore & Northern Beaches, What does the Optus data breach mean for you and how can you protect yourself?; A step-by-step guide, How we can use gaming to support positive ageing (and support our relationships with our pets too), These 12 things can reduce your dementia risk – but many Australians don’t know them all, ‘Prima donna in pigtails’: how Julie Andrews the child star embodied the hopes of post-war Britain, Local services and groups for you.

DIY Ideas Spring School Holidays 2022: Handmade Toys - For Youngsters + Oldsters Who Want To Lend A Hand

With the Spring School Holidays 2022 upon us, and a few rain days forecast over the next fortnight, we thought a few ideas on how to make some toys to have fun with may appeal. As firm devotees of making 'stuff' with leftover cardboard boxes, ice-cream sticks and even matchboxes when they were around, we can assure you there's nothing better than getting some 'bits of wood' together to build something brilliant with. There are also a LOT more ideas on how to do this than there were when we were youngsters, as well as heaps of resources to find plans and older ideas when you do an online search. We like the Adventure in a Box website, which is loaded with great handmade toy ideas as well as other craft activities for youngsters. A few ideas on what you can make this School Holidays when it's too wet to be outdoors.

Inbox News Warming Oceans Are Changing Australian Reef Fish Populations, What does the Optus data breach mean for you and how can you protect yourself?; A step-by-step guide, We asked over 700 NSW teens where they bought their vapes; Here’s what they said, Clickbait extremism, mass shootings, and the assault on democracy – time for a rethink of social media?, How I reunited the most important documents in English theatre history for the first time in 200 years, Fighting Fungal Infections With Metals, Simple Process Extracts Valuable Magnesium Salt From Seawater, Museums Of History Bill Passes In NSW, New Hawkesbury Hub For Fires and Floods, Wellbeing Support To Ensure Student Success In NSW, Engineers Build A Battery-Free Wireless Underwater Camera
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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  Carl Gow’s WWI Service in AIF  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, Wilshire 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 230th Anniversary Edit March 2018 by Geoff Searl and Roger Sayers 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  A Bunch Of Wildflowers: Historical Spring September Songs  Camden-Campbelltown Hospitals & Carrington Convalescent Hospital: A Mona Vale-Frenchs' Forest Hospitals Comparison With Pittwater History Links The Newport School: 1888 to 2018  A Visit to Bungan Castle by ABHS Roads In Pittwater: The Barrenjoey Road Remembrance Day 2018 - Pittwater Veterans WWI 100 Years From Armistice Day 1918  Filmed in Pittwater: A Sentimental Reprise + Narrabeen  Roads In Pittwater: The Bay View Road  The NSW Women's Legal Status Bill 1918: How The 'Petticoat Interference In Government' Came Of Age - A 100 Years Celebration Of Women Alike Our Own Maybanke Selfe-Wolstenholme-Anderson Scott Brewster Dillon: A Tribute - He Did It His Way  Pittwater Summer Houses: Rocky Point and Elvina Bay -  A Place Of  Holiday Songs and Operas In Ventnor, Fairhaven, Trincomalee and Maritana    Remains Of Captain Matthew Flinders Discovered: Links with Bungaree of Broken Bay   Isabella Jessie Wye MBE OAM (Isa)  Off To School In 2019 Quicker Than 104 Years Ago  Photographers Of Early Pittwater: Charles Bayliss  Harold Nossiter's Classic Yachts  Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your name - Scotland Island  Art Deco Inspirations In Palm Beach: The Palladium Dance-Hall, Cafe And Shop - The Surf Pavilion - The Beacon Store  Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your Name - Newport Beach  Professor Christopher John Brennan: A Poet Of Newport Beach  M.V. Reliance Turns 100  Avalon Beach Historical Society March 2019 Meeting: Focus On Trappers Way   Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your name - Clareville  Photographers of Early Pittwater: Henry King Photographers Of Early Pittwater: David 'Rex' Hazlewood Richard Hayes Harnett - First Commodore Of The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club and Designer Of The Yacht 'Australian' - Based On The Lines Of A Mackerel  Pittwater Summer Houses: Waiwera and Hopton Lodge, Bayview The Sirius Circumnavigation (1935-1937): Nossiter Trio Make Australian Sailing History  Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your name - Avalon Beach  Were Manly's Statues, Smashed For Road Ballast, Sculpted By Achille Simonetti?   Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your name - Warriewood  Avalon Beach Historical Society June 2019 Meeting  Flint and Steel Guesthouse    Pittwater Roads II: Where The Streets Have Your Name - 'Green Hills', Elanora Heights, and Ingleside  Ethel Turner's Seven Little Australians Added To UNESCO Memory Of The World Register - The Missing Pages Restored by Matthew Curlewis RPAYC To Host 100th Year Of The Scandinavian Gold Cup and 5.5m Worlds In January 2020 - some Etchells Worlds and Gold Cup on Pittwater History  Pittwater Roads II - Where the Streets Have Your Name: Mona Vale  Pittwater Roads II - Where the Streets Have Your Name - Bungan  Shark Meshing 2018/19 Performance Report + Historical Pittwater Shark Notes  Anthony Thomas Ruskin Rowe, Spitfire Pilot (1919 To 1943) - Who Defended Darwin And His Mate: An Avalon Beach And Pittwater Hero  Newport Surf Club Celebrates 110 Years On October 19, 2019 - A Few Club Firsts  Pittwater Roads II - Where the Streets Have Your Name - Bilgola  Tram Memorabilia - Historic Daylight Run For Sydney Light Rail Begins 80 Years After Last Tram To Narrabeen Closed  Historic Insights From The Australian National Maritime Museums 1890 Pitt Water 'Era' Yacht Collection: The Basin Regattas  Pittwater Roads II - Where the Streets Have Your Name - Coaster's Retreat and The Basin Samuel Wood Postcards of Pittwater and Manly  Bilgola SLSC Celebrates 70 Years: Anecdotes from Early Members  Pittwater Roads II - Where the Streets Have Your Name - Great Mackerel Beach  G . E. Archer Russell (1881-1960) and His Passion For Avifauna From Narrabeen To Newport  A History Of The Campaign For Preservation Of The Warriewood Escarpment by Angus Gordon and David Palmer Mark Foy of Bayview 2019 Inductee into Australian Sailing Hall of Fame  The Victa Lawnmowers Story With A Careel Bay Link  Plaque Unveiled To Mark Phenomenal Surfing Revolution Commencement: the 1956  Carnival at Avalon Beach That Introduced The Malibu Surfboard  The Other Angels From Avalon: 50th Anniversary Of The IRB Marks The Saving Of Over 100 Thousand Lives The Eos: Classic Pittwater Yachts  Pittwater Roads II: Where The Streets Have Your Name - Whale Beach  Palm Beach Pavilion To Be Renamed The Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Marks DSO, MC Pavilion - some historical insights Daniel Gordon Soutar's Influence On Local Golf Courses: Some History Notes  Pittwater Fire Boats History: January 2020 Tribute Palm Beach Pavilion Renaming Dedication Honours Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Marks DSO, MC  Ella McFadyen's Love Of Pittwater: An Environment, Wildlife and Children's Champion Ella McFadyen's Love Of Pittwater: A Children's Champion - shorter version for Children  Sydney Bus Museum Volunteers Helps Mona Vale Bus Depot Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Opening Dorothy Hawkins - a new film by John Illingsworth  Narrabeen Fire Brigade Celebrates 100th Anniversary + A Few Extra Insights Into Local Fires And Brigade Formations  Pittwater, Narrabeen Lagoon & The Collaroy Beachfront: Some Storms and Flood Tides Of The Past - With Pictures  The Wolverene At Broken Bay In 1885   Jack 'Bluey' Mercer (January 2nd, 1923 - February 17th, 2020) - West Head Battery in WWII  Manly Children's Festival Federation Of A Commonwealth Medals Of 1901  Maybanke Selfe-Wolstenholme-Anderson: 2020 International Womens Day + Pittwater Online 10 Years Celebrations  The Bona - Classic Wooden Yacht 2020 Answers  North Head Quarantine Station, Manly: Some History - Governor Ralph Darling Saved Australians Saved Australia Winnererremy Bay: Angus Gordon, the Sequel to Dorothy Hawkins by John Illingsworth Roderic Quinns Poems and Prose For Manly, Beacon Hill, Dee Why And Narrabeen - 10 Year Celebrations and all Manly-Pittwater Poets Series in One Place  Stargazing In Pittwater: Historic and Contemporary   The Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffrey 1899  Harold Tristram Squire: October 28, 1868 - May 16,1938; Artist of Mona Vale  All Is Quiet On The Western Front by Roger Sayers Pittwater Roads II: Where The Streets Have Your Name - Palm Beach   Large Sunfish Caught at Barranjuee in 1875  Grace Brook, 1921-2017 by Paul McGrath and Robin Bayes  The Pittwater Floating Hotels That Almost Were: Old Paddle Steamers, Fairmiles  + A Current 'Lilypad'  Pittwater's Ocean Beach Rock Pools: Southern Corners Of Bliss - A History: Updated 2020  Long Reef Aquatic Reserve Celebrates 40th Anniversary    Dr. Isobel Ida Bennett AO - a World Oceans Day 2020, Ocean Week 2020 (June 8-12) and Long Reef Aquatic Reserve 40th Anniversary Special Pittwater Roads II: Where The Streets Have Your Name - Careel Bay   Careel Bay Reserves and Playing Fields in Careel Bay Playing Fields Reserve - Including Hitchcock Park: Birds, Boots & Beauty  North Narrabeen Rock Pool: Some History Narrabeen Lakes Amateur Swimming Club by Maureen Rutlidge, Life Member Avalon Beach North Headland: An Ever-Changing Coastline - Storm Swell Of July 2020  Anthony Thomas Ruskin Rowe, Spitfire Pilot (1919 To 1943) - 75th VP Day Tributes 2020  Walter ('Wal') Williams - VP Day 75th Tributes 2020 Gwenyth Sneesby (nee Forster) 75th VP Day Tributes 2020  Pittwater's Midget Submarine M24 War Grave Renews Memories Of 75 Years Ago   Avalon Beach and Surrounds in 1968 and 1970 - Photos Taken By Gary Clist  Muriel Knox Doherty of Avalon Beach 75th VP Day Tributes  Dundundra Falls Reserve: August 2020 photos by Selena Griffith - Listed in 1935  Binishells In Pittwater Schools Bairne Walking Track, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park (Trig Stations) photos by Kevin Murray  Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your Name - Bayview  Perons' Tree Frog At Careel Bay - who is 'Peron'?  Pittwater Roads II: Where The Streets Have Your Name - Church Point  Stapleton Park Reserve In Spring 2020: An Urban Ark Of Plants Found Nowhere Else Sydney's ACA Building Revitalisation Project Complete: Grand Old Building Has Links To Architects Of St. Patrick's College Manly - Some History Notes Harry Wolstenholme (June 21, 1868 - October 14, 1930) Ornithologist Of Palm Beach, Bird Man Of Wahroonga  Three Ferries Named Narrabeen (1883 To 1984) + One Named Barranjoey (1913-1985)  Rockley was Cricket for Girls 130 Years Ago - and this Team Visited Narrabeen as well  The Bus To Palm Beach: Some History  Surf Boats Season Kicks Off At Newport November 14; A Whole Range Of Local Sydney Northern Beaches Branch Carnivals Set To Roll Out Over The 2020-2021 Season + Some History Newport to Bilgola Bushlink 'From The Crown To The Sea' Paths:  Founded In 1956 - A Tip and Quarry Becomes Green Space For People and Wildlife Welcome To Country: Neil Evers – NAIDOC Week 2020  Marine Rescue Broken Bay Naming Ceremony for the new BB30 - The Michael Seale   Marine Rescue Broken Bay Unit's Beginnings In The Volunteer Coastal Patrol -  Some RMYC BB Connections  Stokes Point To Taylor's Point: An Ideal Picnic, Camping & Bathing Place  Boy Scouts - The Pre-Nippers Life Savers: Some Notes On Local Troops From 1909  Pittwater Roads II: Where the Streets Have Your Name - Narrabeen  Warriewood Historic Farmhouse 'Oaklands' by Krisitin Zindel  John Illingsworth's Local History; 'The Water Dwellers' 1967, Enemark panoramas of Palm and Whale Beach 1917, 'Paper Run' 1956, John Illingsworth 1921 - 2012: 'A Newport Story  Pittwater Summer Houses: 'Cooinoo', Bungan Beach  Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment: Worth Looking After Past Notes and Current Photos  Pittwater Summer Houses: Ocean Beach House - The Combers, Newport Beach  Pittwater Aviatrixes On The Eve Of The RAAF's 100th: A NSW Women's Week - Women Of Aviation Week Celebration  Florence Mary Taylor   Doreen Mavis 'Bobby' Squire  2021 Tribute   Avalon Beach Reserve Heritage Marker For Old Kiosk Installed  Landing In Pittwater: That Beach-Estuary-Lagoon Looks Like A Great Place To Touchdown!  Hawkesbury River: 1 In 100 Years Floods - What Washed Up On Pittwater Beaches   The Australian Air League Camps At Mona Vale Beach In The Old La Corniche Building + The Robey Family Of Manly; 'Always Looking Out For Younger People'  The Story Of Pittwater's Anti-Submarine Boom Net by John Illingsworth, Pittwater Pathways  Avalon's Village Green: Avalon Park Becomes Dunbar Park - Some History + Toongari Reserve and Catalpa Reserve Unseen Footage Of Nellie Melba To Celebrate Her 160th Birthday: The Day Dame Nellie Melba Lunched At Bilgola Cottage  Narrabeen Cenotaph + RSL History: 100 and 65 Years Markers Of Service In 2021  Avalon Beach Public School: Some History For A 70th Birthday  Bungan Head 'Bridge' and Tank Trap During WWII - by Malcolm Tompson  Currawong’s 10th Anniversary Funding: The Investment In Local Heritage Continues The Wakehurst Parkway: 75th Anniversary Of Gazettal As A Main Road In 2021   Pittwater's Tropical Fruits: From The Middle Of Winter  Turimetta Beach Reserve: Old & New Images + Some History  National Fitness Centres At Broken Bay, Mona Vale, Narrabeen: Local History Shows We Like To Move It! Move It!  Nautical Words and Phrases Transposed Into Other Uses: Can You Fathom That?!  Mona Vale Cemetery: Some History  Narrabeen Lagoon and Collaroy Beachfront: Storms and Flood Tides Of The Past + Collaroy Beach Reserve Gazettal  The Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge: 75 Years old in 2021 + the Beluba Dam and Oscar Schulze  The Clareville/Long Beach Reserve: some History  John William Pilbeam Goffage MBE ''Chips Rafferty'' Of Lovett Bay: Victory In The Pacific Day 2021  The Fern Creek - Ingleside Escarpment To Warriewood Walk + Some History  The Cowan ‘Creek’ + Lovett Bay Heights Tracks: Some Notes From The Pages Of The Past With Early Photos Trafalgar Square, Newport: A 'Commons' Park Dedicated By Private Landholders - The Green Heart Of This Community  The  Rock Lily Hotel Mona Vale - A Place and Hotel Named for a Local Flower  Whale Beach Ocean Reserve: 'The Strand' - Some History On Another Great Protected Pittwater Reserve  How Camping and Campers At Whale Beach Helped The Whale Beach SLSC Save Lives  Camping at Palm Beach  The Baird Family Of Mona Vale - The Wentworths Of Newport  The Rise Of The Surfboard As Life Saving Rescue Equipment: Some History  Opening Narrabeen Lagoon: Keeping The Community Safer For Over 100 Years  Ellis Rowan's Adventures In Painting Birds, Flowers and Insects: 'This Meant That I Was Tapu - Sacred - Because I Painted The Birds'  History Of The Modern Surfboat: Recognising The Surfboat Builders From 1950 To 2021 by Bert Hunt  The Bus To Palm Beach: Some History with Extras  The Landscapes Of Pittwater As Shown Through The Colonial Wandering Sketcher Artist  Remembrance Day 2021: Mona Vale's Hales-Smith Haynes Smith, Holding, Brentnall And Roby - A.I.F. Men Of World War One who died on the Fields of France  Pittwater Summer Houses: Gunjulla, Avalon Beach-Clareville by Helen and Deborah Grant  St. John's Anglican Church Mona Vale- Celebrating Its 150th Year In 2021   Original Sales Pamphlets Of Scotland Island, Mona Vale, Great Mackerel Beach, Bungan, Offer Images Into Our Past – A Pittwater Summer Idyll  Off To School In 2022 A Bit Quicker Than A Hundred Years Ago  Australia's First Tour Of England Cricket Team Was Indigenous: The Summer They Played At Manly - 1867  Narrabeen Lagoon Bridge No 1 History Notes  The History Films Of John Illingsworth: New Work 'The Newport Boys' + Past Features From Pittwater Pathways  Pittwater Regatta 2022 - Hosted By The RPAYC - Celebrates Over 130 Years Of Regattas On Our Estuary and Offshore Reaches  Lucinda Park, Palm Beach: Some History + 2022 Pictures  Barrenjoey House Celebrates its Centenary in 2022  Barrenjoey Boathouse In Governor Phillip Park  Part Of Our Community For 75 Years: Photos From The Collection Of Russell Walton, Son Of Victor Walton  Iluka Park, Woorak Park, Pittwater Park, Sand Point Reserve, Snapperman Beach Reserve - Palm Beach: Some History  February 22 To March 9 2022 Weather Event: Some Records  Wreck Of Shackleton's Endurance Found: First Images After Frank Hurley's Last Photos Of This Ship Published  Pittwater's Torpedo Wharf - Bill Fitzgerald 2022  Avalon Beach 100 - Ray Henman's 100 Years Centenary Film  Of The Family Of Arthur Jabez Small Talk On Their Grandfather + Extra A J Small Notes; Reserves, A Golf Course, A Surf Club  Dorothy Wilga Hawkins Tribute: 1921 - 2022  Barrenjoey Artists Commune In The Lighthouse Cottages: Post WWII Social Infrastructure Investment Enriched Australia's Cultural Evolution  Brookvale Oval Marks 111 Years As A Community Space With The Opening Of A New Stand and Performance Centre - Some Current + Older History  Avalon Beach Sand Dunes: Some History  Duck Holes: McCarrs Creek  The Sly Family Of Manly and Narrabeen + The First Surfboat At Manly  Mona Vale War Memorials: A School Honour Board, A Victory Tree, A Cenotaph  The Petrov Safe Houses In Pittwater   Warriewood Surf Life Saving Club Celebrates 70 Years  Dorothea Mackellar Of Lovett Bay - The Poet From Whom The Electorate Received Its Name  Wilshire Park Palm Beach: Some History + Photos From May 2022   Narrabeen Hotel: Some History About The Licensees  America Bay Track Walk: Some History + photos by Joe Mills  Mona Vale SLSC: The Clubhouses - Some History  Avalon Beach Village Shops: Some History  100 Years Of Girl Guides In Manly + Some History Of Local Units  Snow Season 2022: Some Local History Connections With The Sport Of Skiing Beginnings  A Glimpse Of The Hawkesbury in 1883 - the Art of John Clark Hoyte  Pittwater Pathways A History Of Pittwater Films Remastered Be The Boss: I Want To Be A Ship's Captain - Princes Albert and George August 1881 Visit to Pittwater + Coast Waiters in Pittwater History  The 1957 Girl Guides Centenary World Camp At Windsor: A 65th Anniversary Celebration Grand Old Tree Of Angophora Reserve Falls Back To The Earth  Topham Track History insights     Brock's The Oaks - La Corniche From 1911 to 1965: Rickards, A Coffee King, A Progressive School, A WWII Training Ground  The Sirius Circumnavigation: Nossiter Trio Make Australian Sailing History - Sirius Now Needs A Saviour  Bungaree was Flamboyant by Neil Evers - Commissioning of MRBB 'Bungaree' special celebration  Stony Range Regional Botanical Garden: Some History On How A Reserve Became An Australian Plant Park  Mona Vale Library Celebrates 50 Years As A Community Hub  Mona Vale SLSC's Frederick Claude Vivian Lane Inducted Into Swimming Australia Hall Of Fame - A Few Insights Into A Local Legend  Newport Hotel Wharf Named For Queen Victoria  Bill Goddard Shares Family Insights

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