Please Note:

Please practise good hygiene and maintain social distancing at meetings.

It is still mandatory to register when entering a building by using the SafeWA app or a manual sign-in.

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...