An Urban Night Sky Place is a municipal park, open space, observing site, or other similar property near or surrounded by large urban environs whose planning and design actively promote an authentic nighttime experience in the midst of significant artificial light.

Council resolved to recognise Palm Beach Headland as a potential Urban Night Sky Place and convene a a working group made up of key stakeholders and community representatives. The group will assist in preparing the application to the International Dark Sky Association.

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Working Group

Apply to join the Working Group

You can apply to join the Urban Night Sky Place Project Working Group as a local resident or on behalf of a local interest group.

  • Local residents - Two (2) representatives
  • Local interest groups - Two (2) representatives

Application process:

  1. Read the Terms of Reference
  2. Apply now, nominations close on Sunday 22 September 2019

For a hard copy application or enquiries please email

Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Kara Taylor, Senior Sustainability Officer

Kara Taylor

Senior Sustainability Officer

Email or 1300 434 434