MILCOLT: SSAA Militaria Collectors Tasmania INC
A growing band of military impressionist enthusiasts and collectors of militaria, books, uniforms , medals and documents interested in Tasmanian military history from 1803 to the current day. Re-enactments range from the Royal Marines, British regiments on garrison duty in Tasmania, local volunteer artillery, through to permanent colonial forces and Australian forces.
A Southern Tasmanian Volunteer Artillery group operates a six pounder ML cannon . MILCOLT also leases the Queen Victoria Gunpowder Magazine (1851 )
Members provide annual guided tours od Bluff Battery, cannon firing, gun shows, and conduct the annual Hobart Arms and Militaria Fair.. Our members are active supporters of historic and heritage events.
Regular meetings are held and include presentations, show and tell sessions, advice and fellowship.
Wed 12th September 19:30
Full members are provided with our Quaterly publication Cannon Fire Journal with its historic articles and reports of group activity.
The Hobart banch meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 19:30 at the Glenorchy RSL.
The North Western branch is active and its meeting times will be announced ASAP.
MILCOLT is also a shooting club with some members using other club ranges and firing vintage weapons in military class events. Members also reload rare cartridges and load and fire black powder weapons.
MILCOLT is associated with Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia and membership of SSAA is a pre-condition to Milcolt membership.