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  • Protecting the heritage huts and homesteads of the Snowy Mountains since 1971

    Protecting the heritage huts and homesteads of the Snowy Mountains since 1971

Highway to Heaven A History of Perisher and the Ski Resorts Along the Kosciuszko Road - Perisher Historical Society is delighted to have published this history of the area. Beautifully written by image of cover of highway to heaven bookby Peter Southwell-Keely, this handsome volume of 260 pages and over 400 images, is a must have for all snow sports lovers who have enjoyed the area. Flip through the many images and then read the detail of the fascinating sequence of development, the history of the disciplines, ski patrol, the lodges. the characters, the State Government funding of the Hotel Kosciusko that kick-started a huge tourist industry for the region and much, much more. Orders: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Objectives

What we do

  • Protect and enhance the cultural heritage values
  • Conserve historic huts and associated structures
  • Provide input into government planning processes
  • Create heritage awareness amongst the general public
  • Maintain the art and craft of traditional bush building skills and knowledge.

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400 + Memberships

75 + Huts

Preserving the heritage huts for future generations.

 

Latest News

Over the past forty two years KHA has carried out maintenance activities
on most of the 90 or so remaining huts and homesteads in KNP and NPP.
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KHA Woodskills 2023: A trip report by Mark Grundy

KHA Woodskills 2023: A trip report by Mark Grundy

Woodskills is a weekend KHA camping event run once every two years, demonstrating colonial timbercraft and carpentry. Held at the Kellett family’s property in Wee Jasper, it’s run by volunteers for members, interested staff from NSW NPWS and ACT Parks and Conservation Service, and for Wee Jasper locals.

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ACT Heritage Inquiry

ACT Heritage Inquiry

Following last year’s sacking of the ACT Heritage Council, the KHA has made a submission the inquiry into ACT Heritage arrangements. You can read our submission here

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Woodskills Weekend 2023, Wee Jasper

Woodskills Weekend 2023, Wee Jasper

For KHA members: We're pleased to announce the return of the Kosciuszko Huts Association Woodskills Weekend on 22-23 April 2023, to be held in Wee Jasper.

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The Huts

The heritage huts of the Snowy Mountains are structures of national significance

 

 

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Our association relies heavily on membership revenue, donations and bequests to fund our work. As we are staffed entirely by volunteers, all funds contribute to protecting the heritage huts and homesteads of the Snowy Mountains.

For information on Group memberships, please contact Pip Brown, Membership Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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