You may recall the survey by Ausgrid regarding our power usage patterns and the community’s attitude towards potential reliability improvement methods that Ausgrid is investigating.

From the communication we received:

“The survey responses received from 170 residents (approximately 33% of households) found that:

  • The majority of respondents (96.5%) would either

Today the Northern Beaches Council have published an outrageous proposal to remove 25% (the roadside row of the main carpark) over the weekend from those with a Church Point Parking Permit. This removes a right we have had for over 50 years (since the main carparking area was created) to …


comments due by September 8

Send to Subject: DA: N0313/16

This will have HUGE impact on parking

OBJECT to this DA to stop further car parking erosion


Council’s current proposals to change the parking rules in local streets (with no CPP exemption) will reduce unrestricted

Below is a letter from SIRA and WPCA to Council and sent to Councillors – please note the amended motion for the meeting on 7 December at the end.

Re: New Church Point Carpark/Changes to Parking Conditions in Local Streets – the Devil is in the Detail

The Offshore Communities …



Pittwater Council has just released the ​long awaited Report on future parking infrastructure at Church Point. This report has been produced in preparation for the matter to come before Council on Monday, December 7 . 

We need more time


The issue of infrastructure and parking management at Church Point is about to hot up.  In the next month or so a significant Council meeting to make some important decisions on this matter will be held.

There are four significant issues:

  1. the approval status of the existing plan
  2. current

Bill Gye

By Bill Gye, SIRA President

Dear Community Member,PWC Have Your Say

As you are probably aware, the NSW State Government is reviewing whether each local Council across NSW is “Fit for the Future”.

In 2012 the Independent Panel appointed by the NSW Government to look at this issue made an initial recommendation to …

MEDIA RELEASE 30 MARCH 2015 (by C. Goold and J. Fox)

Yamba Protest 30 March 2015More than 70 Scotland Island residents gathered on the beach on the weekend at the iconic Yamba Estate to protest against a highly controversial commercial development on Scotland Island.

The proposal claims to be a new dwelling but closer …

Pittwater Council has given notice of an application to build at Yamba, the large property in the north-western sector of Scotland Island. Details of the application can be found here:

The proposed building would stand just to the north east of the existing main house on Yamba and would …