Newport Beach


Newport Beach, Sydney, Australia

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Newport is a suburb in northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Newport is located 31 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Pittwater Council and is part of the Northern Beaches region.

History

Newport derived its name from being a new port for steamers carrying passengers and cargo such as local shell lime and firewood. Bungan Castle is a medieval-style stone castle on Bungan Head built in 1919 by Adolph Albers, a German art dealer.

Landmarks

Newport features a primary school, many cafes and restaurants as well as the historical Newport Arms Hotel which is located on the shores of Pittwater and is a popular spot for locals and tourists to visit.

Localities

* Bungan Head
* Salt Pan Cove (Credit: Wikipedia)

Book in progress

Give him a tingle - 15th August 2005
(Credit: The Age)


One of the more illuminating media websites belongs to Greg Tingle, a self-styled media entrepreneur who runs the public relations agency and news portal Media Man Australia. Tingle is clearly a man of many talents, describing himself as "a Sydney-based public and media relations consultant, celebrity property developer, publicist and promoter, TV presenter, journalist, radio broadcaster, internet author, and an all-round media entrepreneur and man of business brilliance". Is there anything he can't do? According to his online biography, Tingle's big break came when he phoned 2UE's John Laws and chatted on-air with the Golden Tonsils himself in 2000. This media man about town is also a budding author and finishing his book, Don't Bulls--- a Bulls----er - From Newport Boy to Media Man. His motto? "I say things others might think, but are afraid to say."

Profiles

Greg Tingle

Tim Bristow

Books and Authors

Coastal Directory

Sydney

Australia

Media Man Australia

Websites

Media

The Manly Daily

Pittwater Life