Lavender Bay Precinct

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Meeting Details

Meets last Thursday of each month at 8.00pm

McMahons Point Community Centre

165 Blues Point Rd, McMahons Point


1 July 2020

With Government restrictions on indoor gatherings being eased and community centres/halls re-opening, some Precinct Committees will resume face-to-face meetings (with precautions/distancing restrictions in place). Some Precinct Committees will hold a 'Vote Out of Committee' whereby feedback is sought via email/phonecall.

Check below for updates and keep contact with your local Precinct Committee via the contact details below. Your Precinct Committee will endeavour to keep you updated by email during this time - contact your Precinct Committee to be added to the distribution list


Update August 2020

Lavender Bay Precinct Committee held a face-to-face meeting on Thursday 30 July. August meeting to be confirmed.


Office Bearers

Chair: Robert Stitt



Highlights and Current Projects

  • Located on Sydney Harbour, Lavender Bay enjoys beautiful parklands, magnificent harbour views, and foreshore walks along which are displayed public artworks by renowned local artist Peter Kingston.

  • Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden, much loved by all, is nestled between Clark Park on Lavender Street and the Lavender Bay rail shunting yard. Lavender Bay Precinct is committed to provide ongoing tangible support to Wendy Whiteley and her gardens.

  • Lavender Bay and McMahons Point, which is also included within the Precinct, are both noted for their historic character. There are many fine examples of largely intact mid-19th and early 20th century buildings. Residents also enjoy a village atmosphere with outdoor cafes, galleries and small specialty shops.

  • Lavender Bay was named after George Lavender (1785-1851), the boatswain of the convict hulk Phoenix, which was moored in the bay. He married Billy Blue’s daughter, Susannah, and eventually made his home in the area.


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2020 Meetings & Minutes

2019 Meetings & Minutes

Previous Actions/Replies

January (188KB)

February (189KB)

March (198KB) *

April - cancelled

May - cancelled

June - cancelled

July (178KB)

27 August - TBC

24 September

29 October

26 November


January (246KB)

February (244KB)

March (243KB)

April (212KB)

May (181KB)

June (183KB)

July (223KB)

August (180KB)

September (193KB)

October (195KB)

November (196KB)

Summary of Actions 2020 (179KB)

Summary of Actions 2019 (344KB)

Summary of Actions 2018 (538KB)


For Precinct Minutes prior to 2018

contact Council on 9936 8100

*March 2020 - A 'vote outside committee' (VOC) format was used instead of a face-to-face meeting.