Please Note:

Please practise good hygiene and maintain social distancing at meetings.

Do not attend if unwell.

This is to comply with the current Social Distancing directives and for the health and safety of our members.

See for current COVID-19 advice.

APLA maintains that prospecting is both our heritage and our future.

APLA was formed in 1904 at a gold-rush site south of Kalgoorlie-Boulder by amalgamating a number of existing prospecting groups into one representative body with the aim to protect and further the interests of prospectors .

Now over a century later we haven't lost sight of the aims of our founders. APLA is a peak industry group in Western Australia and is well recognised nationally as a key player in the prospecting and mining industries. Read more about APLA...