Structures & Buildings
In this section we've collected articles about the various buildings and structures of interest.
Here we will write a full story about the construction A series of postcards showing the Catholic Church under construction in the early 1960’s. Donated by Col Bruton (Illawarra Alpine Club)
On the 30th January, 1960, the Sundeck burnt to the ground. The Sydney Morning Herald reports the tragedy.
On 29 June, 1970 a fire took hold of the Kangaroo Chalet at Perisher, completely destroying the building.
Alpine Gate Hotel Smiggin Holes 1962. This is when you could park at Smiggin Holes overnight.
Arrival at the Sundeck with a ski in bar 1960.
Ruins of restaurant top station.
Perisher’s First Hotel and Australia’s Highest The 50th birthday of the Sundeck Hotel was celebrated in fine style with a dinner on Saturday 27 June 2009 hosted by owner/manager Cliff Wallis. The Sundeck Hotel was Perisher’s first hotel and was a pioneer for commercial accommodation in an area dominated by an increasing number of club…
Background Since the beginnings of skiing in Australia the activity has been undertaken by like minded people as a social and recreational activity. As time progressed, these groups formed themselves into clubs. At first these were clubs did not have ski lodges or huts but either visited the snow areas as social groups to stay…