About F.O.S.S.I.L


Friends of South Solitary Island Lighthouse Inc. is a not for profit community organisation. There are many exciting events happening over the next 18 months, including the opening events of the Lighthouse Optic in the Jetty precinct.


  • Unique Volunteer Opportunities, both on and off the Island
  • First Round Invitations to public FOSSIL events
  • Discounts on Public Ticketed Events
  • Member Newsletter
  • Member Only Social Events
  • Voting Rights at Meetings
  • Ability to join Committee and Sub Committees
  • Opportunity to assist events and event planning
  • Chance to win a Guided Helicopter Tour to the Island

Do you have a story to share about the history of the South Solitary Island Lighthouse? 

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Become a Friend of South Solitary Island Lighthouse and enjoy unique volunteer opportunities, both on and off the Island, first round invitations to public FOSSIL events and more.


A group to share experiences, photos, videos and all things lighthouse, particularly South Solitary Island Lighthouse; the most remote island lighthouse in NSW.

First Head Keeper appointed and Light first exhibited

First known helicopter lands on the island

Lighthouse automated and all residents leave.

New home for the lighthouse optic at the jetty foreshores

Current F.O.S.S.I.L Committee

Chris Bramley – President

Rob Trezise

Tammy Mills-Thom

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