A not-quite-traditional Easter workparty for Tin Mines Barn was held this year at Waste Point by members and friends of the Illawarra Alpine Club and NPWS staff.
Over 500 shingles for the barn need to be replaced and they are 900 mm long - twice as long as standard.
This represents a huge investment in time and labour using traditional methods - shown at the start of the video.
However an ingenious solution to the problem was developed by Col Wooden (KHA), Pat Edmondson (Life Member Illawarra Alpine Club, Life Member KHA) and Gary McDougal (NPWS).
During World War 1, recruitment marches or snowball marches to Sydney were a feature of volunteer recruiting drives for the Australian Imperial Force in rural New South Wales, Australia. Between October 1915 and February 1916, nine marches were held starting from various points in the state; the most notable was the first march from Gilgandra, known as the Cooee march. There was also a similar march in south-eastern Queensland.
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