Hand Tool Preservation
Association of Australia Inc

Hidden Treasure

An event to celebration of HTPAA's 40th anniversary featuring an exhibition of the Caine Tool Collection as well as rare tools, live trade demonstrations and lectures, a tool market and coffee and food.
Entertainment and education for all ages.

Brighton Town Hall, Saturday 22nd October 2022, 9.30am to 5pm. More details here.


The Committee of the HTPAA Inc. is elected at the AGM (usually in March) and serves until the next AGM.

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

For the year 2019 the Committee comprises:

  • President - Norton Truter - email:
  • Vice President - Peter Jensen - email:
  • Secretary - Charles Ronosulistyo - email
    Snail mail: HTPAA, c/o PO Box 28, The Basin, VIC 3154, Australia.
  • Treasurer - Richard Williams - email:
  • Membership Secretary - Tony Adams - email:

Additional Committee Members - John Cherry, George Harmon

The Committee meets bi-monthly (refer Calendar).

Other Office Bearers

  • Publications Sub-committee - Richard Williams, Charles Ronosulistyo, Kevin Chamberlain, George Radion, Andrew Kent & Stephen Sullivan.
    • Editor The Tool Chest - Richard Williams/Charles Ronosulistyo - email:
    • Editor Sharp Edge - Dick Lynch - email:
    • Editor Spanner & Wrench Collector - George Radion - email:
    • Facebook - Norton Truter - email:
    • Webmaster - Ian Oxenbould - email:
  • Program Director - Richard Williams - email:
  • Curator International Collection - Bruce McDonald - email:
  • Curator Australian Collection - George Radion - email:
  • HTPAA Librarian and Curator Reference & Ephemera Collection - tba - email:
  • Audiovisual Curator - Gil Rogers - email:

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Next Antique & Collectable Hand Tool Market

The next Antique & Collectable Hand Tool Market is on Sunday 6th November 2022 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at The National Steam Centre, 1200 Ferntree Gully Rd, Scoresby or see the map here. For more information see the Tool Market page.