Thredbo landslide 25th anniversary

Tuesday, August 2nd 2022
  • The horrific Thredbo landslide took the lives of 18 people on July 30, 1997.
  • The Bimbadeen and Carinya Lodges were destroyed in the event.
  • The rescue and recovery operation took nine days and involved many organisations.

    This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Thredbo landslide. 

    Shortly before midnight on Wednesday July 30 1997, the village Thredbo was woken by a massive landslide which destroyed two lodges, the Bimbadeen and Carinya Lodge, accommodating 19 people. 

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