KOSCIUSZKO HUTS ASSOCIATION

(Updated: 19 Jun 2020)

Find out the latest news on the KHA 50th Anniversary celebrations. Please revisit this page as information will continue to be updated over the coming months.

KHA 50th Anniversary sub-committee, created to develop plans and prepare for the 50th Anniversary celebrations:

Clive Richardson

Peter Charker

Patsy Sheather

Simon Buckpitt

Marion Plum

Anniversary sub-committee email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


50th Celebrations 

Dates: 14 & 15 November 2020 

Please note: Given COVID19 an assessment will be made in August as to whether or not to proceed with the planned dates or postpone the Celebration until dates in 2021.  We recommend members making accommodation bookings before this decision is made ensure that their bookings are able to be cancelled and refunded.

Venue: Jindabyne Sports and Recreation Centre, 207 Barry Way, Jindabyne, NSW, 2627.  Ph: (02) 6450 0200

Founding Members:  If you were or know of a person who attended the Sawpit Creek meeting in 1970; was a general or committee member in 1971; or was a member of the NPWS who helped to get KHA off the ground, then we would love to hear from you.  Please contact Simon Buckpitt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 0403 917 633.  In particular the people we are looking for are listed in the minutes of the Kosciusko State Park, 1970 Sawpit Creek Meeting

Programme: Key aspects of the programme include demonstrations of traditional skills, discussions about the future, an expert panel to answer members questions, and a visit to one of the huts. The expert panel will consist of professional heritage consultants, professional heritage skills trainers, historians, NPWS, and ACT PCS, long term caretakers and mountain people with long term significant connections to the huts.

Exhibitors:  A call to all painters, photographers, sculptors, drawers, authors, and other artists.  If you would like to exhibit or sell any of your works at the 50th please contact Peter Charker (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0449 663 769) or Simon Buckpitt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  0403 917 633).  Criteria are: you must be a member and the works need to relate to the Australian Alps.

Enquiries: Can be directed to Simon Buckpitt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Early Years

Looking back to our earlier years can help us understand where we are now and why. As such, the following documents may be of interest:

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