New Zealand Alpine Club Australia Section Inc.
Reg. No. A0047513N
About the Region
From the sandstone of Arapiles and the Blue Mountains to the much-underrated couloir and ice climbing of the Main Range, Victoria and Tasmania. Whether your interest is rock, snow, ice or all of the above, Australia has a lot to offer both native Australian and visiting New Zealand climbers.
The Australia Section includes many of the country’s, if not the world’s, best alpinists. It maintains both a Facebook Page and a Facebook Group. A number of section events and trips are offered throughout the year to provide a chance for members to consolidate skills, socialise and experience all that Australia has to offer.
The Australia Section hosts local Section Meetings/Social Climbing Evenings on the third week of every month at indoor climbing centres across the country. They provide an excellent opportunity to meet, climb and discuss ideas with fellow members of the Club. Please see the Section Events Calendar for more information on these evenings.
The Section runs a number of diverse events throughout the year. Information about these can be found on the Section Events Calendar. The Facebook Group also provides opportunity for Section Members to post information about privately organised activities.
Got an idea for a Section Event? Let us know via Facebook or email us at australia[at]alpineclub.org.nz.
The Section Committee exists to facilitate the interests of Section Members. Its current membership is:
Mike Pryjma – Chair
Charles Jenkins – Vice Chair
Adrian Manikas – Secretary
Josh Holloway – Treasurer
Mike Pryjma – Events Coordinator
Chris Bennetts-Cash – Online Coordinator
Suzanne Arulogun – Newsletter Editor
Rowan Peck – ACT Regional Coordinator
Marcus Pickett – SA Regional Coordinator
Each member of the Section Committee is also a member of the Section’s Facebook Group. Please feel free to let them know your thoughts via public post or private message at any point.
Section Committee Meetings
The Section Committee ordinarily meets on the first Tuesday of every second month (January, March, May, July, September, November) and holds an Annual General Meeting in June each year. Elections are held for membership and offices of the Section Committee in accordance with the Club Rules and Australia Section Rules.
Current Issue -
NZAC Life Memberships Awarded for 2016
Three very deserving Life Memberships were awarded this year to long-standing club members Bill Beaven, Margaret Clark and Geoff Wayatt….
10 November 2016
South Australian Co-ordinator appointed for NZAC Australia
NZAC Australia has appointed a South Australian Co-ordinator, Marcus Pickett Hello fellow NZAC members in South Australia! Are you, like me,…
07 October 2016
AU Section - Melbourne Climbing Meet
The section run monthly climbing meets across Australia. Melbourne contact em...
1 March 2017
AU Section - Indoor Climbing Night
Both NZAC Members and those with an interest in becoming a Member are invited to...
8 March 2017