Hand Tool Preservation
Association of Australia Inc

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the HTPAA Inc. is elected annually and the term of office is for the financial year, January to December.

Please use the contact form below to contact the approriate Office Bearer.

For the year 2018 the Committee comprises:

  • President - Norton Truter - email:
  • Vice President - Warren Hewertson - email:
  • Secretary - Charles Ronosulistyo - email
    Snail mail: HTPAA, c/o PO Box 4021, McKinnon, VIC 3204, Australia.
  • Treasurer - Richard Bonnett - email:
  • Membership Secretary - Mick Dowling - email:

Additional Committee Members - Michael Dowling, George Radion, Gil Rogers and Vito Trifilio

The Executive Committee meets bi-monthly (refer Calendar).

Other Office Bearers

Publications Committee - Graeme Plaw, Kevin Chamberlain, Ian Stagg, Warren Hewertson, Norton Truter, Ian Oxenbould & George Radion.

  • Editor Tool Chest - Graeme Plaw - email:
  • Editor Sharp Edge - Dick Lynch - email:
  • Editor of e-newletter "Close Shave" - Mick Dowling - email:
  • Editor Spanner & Wrench Newsletter - George Radion - email:
  • Program Director - Richard Williams - email:
  • Curator International Collection - Ian Stagg - email:
  • Curator Australian Collection - George Radion - email:
  • HTPAA Librarian and Curator Reference & Ephemera Collection - Peter Dickson - email:
  • Project Leader AAADA Show: Mike Preeston - email:
  • Enquiries & Information Officer - Mick Dowling - email:
  • Sound Recording - Gil Rogers - email:
  • Webmaster - Ian Oxenbould - email:

Tools and Trades Day

HTPAA's Tools and Trades Day is on July 7th 2018 9.00 am to 4.30 pm at St Anthony's Parish Hall (Tool Sale location).
The 2018 Day features nine expert speakers who will discuss and demonstrate their tools in the trades of colonial cabinet making, coopering, jewelry making, harness making, the early mechanics tools, pattern making, plumbing and shipwright/sail making.
For more information see the Tool and Trade Day page.

Next Tool Sale

The next Tool Sale is on Sunday 8th July 2018 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at St Anthony's Parish Hall 164-168 Neerim Rd (corner Neerim & Grange Rds), Carnegie
Melway Ref. 68 F4 or see the map here. For more information see the Tool Sale page.

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