Biala Aboriginal Hostel opens in Allambie Heights to accommodate Indigenous young people so they can attend high schools such as MacKellar Girls High School. Biala later grows into an organisation to help Indigenous people with hostel accommodation for students from rural areas and also to help Aboriginal people suffering from homelessness and poor health.


Julie Hendicott, an Indigenous woman from Stradbroke Island, arrives on Northern Beaches and goes on to work as an Aged Care Professional Case Manager.


Establishment of Aboriginal Support Group for Manly Warringah Pittwater region.