Projects, Activities and Publications

Activity Reports

content/minutes/Meeting 8 June.pdf

Open Page of Past Newsletter Files

Natural Heritage Trust Project
Kurth Kiln Projects Summary
Background to the Kurth Kiln Festival
The Thornton Track and Bridge Project
2005 Heritage Festival



2010 Heritage Festival (large file)Equipment Grant Victoria Re-vegetation with Sherbrooke Community SchoolHeritage Walk Grant Application to Heritage VictoriaMelbourne Water BrochureGVEHO Grant Letter


2011 Heritage FestivalWaterchannel TrackYarra Ranges Shire Festival Grant | Bendigo Bank Revegetation With Gembrook Promary School | GVESHO Publishing Grant


2012 Heritage FestivalMelbourne Water Revegetation on South Picnic GroundBendigo Bank Publication Grant | Cardinia Shire Festival GrantE. E. Kurth - Reflections on a Creative Life


2013 Heritage FestivalCardinia Shire Festival Grant | Melbourne Water Thornton Walk SignsParks Victoria Annexe 03 Display Room2013/14 Heritage CalendarFaCSIA Small Equipment Grant | GVESHO Grant for E. E. Kurth BookPPWCMA Interpretation Panels for Tomahawk Track


 2014 Heritage Festival | Cardinia Shire Website Grant | Melbourne Water Revegetation Grant | E. E. Kurth Booklaunch | Unveiling Gas Producer Display Panels | Seniors Week | Walk and Talk | Festival Page


Waverley Group (link to Alfred's Flicker Page) |  Warburton Trail / Wanderslore Walk


2015 Heritage FestivalJanuary Meeting | Yarra Ranges Council Environmental Volunteer Celebration | East Central Bushfire Risk Landscape Meeting  | Swinburne TAFE Students doing Heritage Work atKurth Kiln | Tom Lowe, Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre at Kurth Kiln | Revegetation with the Gembrook State School | DEPI Revegetation along Scout Loop Track | Melbourne Water Community Funding Grant | Tall AsteliaRecovery Grant from DELWP |


Pakenham College at Kurth Kiln  | U3A at Kurth Kiln | Waverley Walking Club | Pakenham Walking Group |


Australia Day Breakfast ~ Kurth Kiln Heritage FestivalYarra Ranges Volunteer Celebrations | Storing Kurth Kiln Heritage Artefacts | Waverley Valley Scouts at Kurth Kiln | Gembrook Riding Club Time Trial | Boronia Uniting Church Visit | Four Wheel Drive Club at Kurth Kiln | Seventh Day Adventists PathfindersMelbourne Water Grant applied | Seniors Event Cardinia | Seniors Event Yarra RangesActivity Report 2015-16 AGM | "Walking for Pleasure" Book Launch | Parks Victoria Point Nepean Event | Gembrook Market Display | Caught on Camera Even | Cardinia Environment Christmas | CEC AGM


Pakenham Bushwalking Group | Waverley Walking Group Recce | Ramblers Walk | Waverley Walking GroupWaverley Valley Scouts Visit | Lilydale Pathfinders Visit |


Wandin Australia Day Breakfast | Yarra Ranges Volunteer Seminar | February Meeting/Working Bee | WHYLD Invitation | Kurth Kiln Heritage Festival | Hoddles Creek Function on Invertebrates | Parks Victoria Volunteer Day at the Zoo | YR Grants Preparation Workshop | YR Finding Volunteers Seminar | Seniors Event


Mountain District Walking Group | Waverley Walking Group | Walk with Mayor Brett Owen | Beaconhills School Walk | Pony Club Time Trial


January Meeting and Working Bee | Australia Day Breakfast | Gembrook Market | Parks Victoria Volunteer Celebration | Mildura, Lyrebird Park Group | 2018 Heritage Festival - Festival Poster - Antarctica, in Hoddles Creek - Upper Yarra Secondary College - Gembrook Riding Club Time Trial - Anglicare Peaceful Warriors Visit - Gembrook Market in March - Gembrook Community Group Forum - Living with Fire Presentation - Meeting with retired Forest Commisioner - Gembrook Market in August - Cardinia Grant Winner Workshop - Intrepid Landcare Workers - Warringal Conservation Society Visit - Rob Jones Cardinia Event - SREA Meeting at Bam Bam - U3A Christmas Meeting at Kurth Kiln -  


Mountain District Group Walk - Pakenham Walk - Upper Yarra U3A Walk - Glen Waverley Walk - Waverley Walk in October - U3A Walk at Yarra Junction



January Meeting and Working Bee | Australia Day Breakfast | 2019 Heritage Festival | U3A Christmas Meeting at Kurth Kiln |


Checking out a walk with Helen Boak from the Eltham and Environs.pdf  | Eltham and Environs Walking Group.Maywpd.pdf | Knox U3A walk at Kurth Kiln.pdf | Mountain District Kurth Kiln Walk Tuesday 27 August.pdf | Pakenham Tuesday 12 March.pdf | Pakenham Walking Group Kurth Kiln walkTuesday 24 September 2019.pdf | Upper Yarra U3A walk at Kurth Kiln 6 September 2019.pdf




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Calendar 2003-04 
A promotional picture calendar of Kurth Kiln and the activities of the Friends of Kurth Kiln

Promotional Brochure 
A 2009 project supported with a grant from Melbourne Water

"Fireside Stories" 
The Parkers as Friends of Kurth Kiln; a 2010 publication funded by GVESHO and Members Donations

"Amongst Friends" 
10 years of caring for our Natural and Cultural Heritage; a 2011 Anniversary publication funded with a GVESHO Grant and Members Donations

"E. E. Kurth" 
Reflections on the Life of an eminent Person. Our entry in the 2012 Prahran Mechanics Institude Essay Competition. It received a commendation.

Calendar 2013/14 
An upodate of our promotional Kurth Kiln Calendar, funded with money from the 2011 GVESHO Grant

"E. E. Kurth and his work"
Reflections on a Creative Life. A 150 page publication of the essay above in A5 booklet form, funded by GVESHO

Our 2015 Calendar
School Students involvement in our Revegetation Activities around Kurth Kiln over the years. A promotional Calendar funded by Melbourne Water

"Walking for Pleasure"
 exploring the Tracks in Kurth Kiln Regional Park. A Friends of Kurth Kiln booklet funded by the Yarra Ranges Council 2016 Arts and Heritage Development

Kurth Kiln 2018 Calendar
Kurth Kiln History and Heritage over the years