Meetings and Dinner at Caves House

JCH&PS meetings will be returning to Caves House from May 2019. To celebrate this, we are holding a pre-meeting dinner in Chisolm’s Restaurant from 6pm. Three course buffet meal at a special discounted price (to be emailed to members)

At our August meeting, we will also be holding a special Past Presidents dinner for Arthur Gray, who led us for 21 years (not consecutive) Details to be advised.

2018 – 2019 Meeting Dates

Meetings will be held quarterly as follows:-

AGM on the SECOND Saturday of February, May meeting on the FIRST Saturday (due to Mother’s day) and subsequent meetings on the SECOND Saturday of August & November.

Venue: Jenolan Caves House

Start Time: Around 6pm or as otherwise advised.

AGM   Saturday 9th February 2019

Saturday 4th May 2019
Dinner at Chisolm’s restaurant 6pm (discount for members) prior to meeting.

Saturday 10th August 2019
Celebration dinner for past President at Chisolm’s restaurant 6pm (discount for members) prior to meeting.

Saturday 9th November 2019

All members welcome.

Remember to pack your thermals just in case…….. 

International Congress of Speleology

If you didn’t know already, Penrith Panthers in Sydney is about to be home to the biggest speleological congress ever held in Australia, being hosted by the Australian Speleological Federation. The International Congress of Speleology will have almost 500 attendees from around 45 countries in attendance and runs from 23rd-29th July 2017. One of the field trips being held on Wednesday is to Jenolan, which has proved very popular amongst attendees. JCH&PS will also be opening the museum on this day. For more information on the Congress see

As part of the Congress on Wednesday 26th July from 5:00 pm till 9:00 pm there will be a Public Open Night for the entire Exhibition Marquee, at Panthers to which you are most welcome to visit.

Come check out the 15 vendors including the JCH&PS stall. View the posters (one by JCH&PS members will be on display), Congress Photo Competition entries, Cave Art, maps,  and see the Sixteen Legs exhibition all about Tasmanian Cave Spiders. All welcome, please feel free to pass onto any interested persons you know.