People

Many people have contributed to making our resorts special, and to helping individuals achieve their goals.

Ron Deane – Vale

25th May 2014

Snowy Mountain’s tourism pioneer Ron Deane passed away in 2009 aged 82 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Ron’s links…

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Perisher Identities 1966

10th March 2014

Perisher Identities 1966 Here is a fascinating group shot of all the Movers and Shakers of the time taken at…

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Lu Vozab at Sugarloaf 1956

Bill Day Returns Home

9th March 2014

The inaugural dinner provided an opportunity to take three-time Olympic skier and former resident of The Chalet – Bill Day…

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Keith Line Accepts Honorary Membership

9th March 2014

Keith has had a long and continuous association with the area and the development of skiing, both in the introduction…

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Johnnie Abbottsmith: a mountain legend

13th February 2014

Johnnie Abbottsmith, ‘Abbo’ to his friends, was born in 1918.  The son of a surveyor, he first came to the…

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Life Above the Snowline – Uwe and Gil Boehm

31st January 2014

Another story of life and work in Perisher. Uwe arrived from Germany in April 1960 and, after a year in…

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Ken G Murray – Commercial Pioneer

28th January 2014

Ken Murray, known to all as “KG” was the initial major developer of Perisher Valley.  His company K.G. Murray Publishing…

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