This video was produced by Society member John Illingsworth to celebrate 35 years of the Society. It includes speeches and toasts from the opening night.
This video shows a clip of the Society’s 9th great historic photographic exhibition conducted over the June 2018 long weekend in the Avalon Beach Recreation Centre.
According to the present ‘Parkes Development’ in Clarence Street, Sydney this subdivision by them had to be post-1958 after they ‘commenced in a small way’.
This quality Murray View postcard portrayed the idyllic setting at Paradise Beach in the 1950s. We’re sure the current residents would agree it is still an idyllic setting. It appears to be a king tide[…]
The hand-written caption by Nan Henry says it all – ‘Paradise Beach where we spent many happy holidays 1915’. Difficult to recognise if it weren’t for the caption, the site has changed dramatically since these[…]
This photo from 1968 shows members of the newly-formed Avalon Preservation Trust and some locals, putting the finishing touches to the gateway at the Palmgrove Road entrance to Angophora Reserve. Familiar faces (L-R) are Margaret[…]
This poster from the late 1960s was contributed to by the Avalon Preservation Trust (APT), several other like-minded organisations and many locals concerned at the threat of ‘out-of-control’ building by developers and speculators.The threat to[…]