Perth Branch

APLA Perth Branch is conveniently located for Perth Members and now meets in the WA LAPIDARY AND ROCKHUNTING CLUB.  31-35 GLADSTONE ROAD, RIVERVALE WA

Every meeting has a guest speaker coming along to support and help members with all sorts of subjects. For Example, Recent speakers have discussed Geomap, Metal Detecting, how to peg land, Safety in the Bush, Department of Mines speakers.

Geomap Training Days

We will be offering Training Session / Workshops again in 2019 for Members Only.

Current planned dates are:

Intro Courses:

Wed 27 Feb - Limited 12 Members 

Wednesday 20 March  - Limited 12 Members 

Wednesday 3 April - Limited 12 Members - Cancelled

Plus more if required:
Contact perpres @apla.com.au for more information

Annual Bush Camp - 2019

Perth Branch also run a yearly bush camp where members can go metal detecting and learn aspects of Prospecting in a practical way such as panning, metal detecting, Geomap Application with GPS, loaming, geology from experienced members. Numbers are limited for management purposes. This will be held in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting in Leonora. Further advice will be provided to members at the Branch Meetings.

Annual APLA Open Day -  November

Perth Branch Holds an Open Day around November or December for members of the public to understand the basic rules and skills of prospecting and to promote APLA.

View the Flyer here: 

APLA A5 Flyer 2019.pdf

Other social and training events are held during the year for members to enjoy fellowship, the knowledge of long time prospectors and have some fun.

Winners of $5 Raffle Conducted by Perth Branch APLA -Drawn February 2019

 

 

The Minelab GPX 5000 winner:

0170 : Joe Murphy, Dianella

The Nugget Finder coil - 17” x 13”- 2nd prize

0047: Aaron Newman, Mt Hawthorn 6915

The Nugget Finder coil - 12” x 8”- 3rd prize

0689 : Peter Arscott, Thornlie

The Nugget Finder coil - 12” x 8”- 4th prize

0306 : Honiezna, Baldivis 6171

Detector Carry Bag and Control box cover

0236 : Sandra Vinson, Kensington 6151

 

APLA Perth Branch Events

 

Dates Details of Event Venue Contact
Wed 20 Feb Regular Meeting & MINELAB Raffle Draw WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club 
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
 Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
Wed 27 Feb  GeoMap training Limited numbers
WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
 Kurk Brandstater
0433 217 895
Saturday 9 March
Social Picnic Day Whiteman Park
Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
Wed 20 March
GeoMap training Limited numbers WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club 31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
 Kurk Brandstater
0433 217 895
Wed 3 April
GeoMap training Limited numbers
 Note this training has been cancelled for more information or alternatives please contact Kurk Kurk Brandstater
0433 217 895
 Wed 17 April General Meeting & Guest Speaker

WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale

Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
3 – 10 May APLA Introduction Camp WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
 Contact Greg via email only
Wednesday
26th June

Branch Annual General Meeting WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
 Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
Wednesday
21 August
 General Meeting & Guest Speaker 

 WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale

 Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
Saturday
21 September
 APLA State AGM

Recreation Centre Leonora WA

Followed by Perth branch camp
22 September - 5 Oct 2019 (members only)

Marise Palmer
0403 353 029
sec@apla.com.au
Wednesday
16 October
        
 General Meeting & Guest Speaker
WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
8-10 November Perth 4WD and Adventure Show Reed Prospecting Supplies Booth, McCallum Park  Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656
Saturday
23 November
Perth Branch Open Day

View the Flyer here

Midland Sports Complex
45 Patterson Drive
Middle Swan 6056

Greg Young
0427 194 052
Marise Palmer 
0403 353 029

Wednesday 18
December
 General Meeting & Christmas festivity.  Please bring a plate of food to share.  WA Lapidary and Rockhunting Club
31-35 Gladstone Road, Rivervale
 Secretary
Susan McKenna 0419 646 656

 

 

 

Contacts APLA Perth Branch

 

POSITION NAME PHONE EMAIL
PRESIDENT Greg Young 0427194052 perpres@apla.com.au
VICE PRESIDENT Steven Palmer 0403353029 pervp@apla.com.au
SECRETARY Susan McKenna 0419 646 656 persec@apla.com.au
TREASURER Marise Palmer 0403 353 029 pertres@apla.com.au
APLA DELEGATE Kurk Brandstater 0433 217 895 perdel3@apla.com.au
APLA DELEGATE Marise Palmer 0403 353 029 perdel2@apla.com.au
APLA DELEGATE Greg Young 0427194052 perdel1@apla.com.au
 Branch Committee Greg Eller  
   Graham Dungey 0409 608 622  
   Barry Main 0412 542 540  
   Dennis Rawson 0892774415  
   Victor Dimov 0893099875  

 

Perth Branch APLA Postal Address:



Secretary APLA Perth Branch
PO Box 2737
ELLENBROOK WA 6069

 

Perth Open Day


Saturday 23 November
Midland Sports Complex
45 Patterson Drive
Middle Swan 6056

 

View the Flyer here: 

APLA A5 Flyer 2019.pdf


Benefits of becoming an APLA member.

Becoming a member of APLA has many advantages.The Key benefit is that APLA fights for Members,  ALL Prospectors and  ALL Leaseholder's rights at Forums like the Resource Industry Consultative Committee (Formerly - Mining Industry Liason Council) and by representation to Government Departments and Political Bodies.
APLA members also get a free subscription to the regular online magazine as well as invitations to Association events and training.  APLA members go on bush camps and prospecting trips. Financial APLA Members are covered by $20million Public Liability Insurance automatically when they are prospecting as an amateur legally. (See the Terms and Conditions relating to Public Liability Insurance!)
 

Postal Address is PO Box 2570 Boulder WA 6432

There are five APLA Branches in WA - Perth, Mandurah, Bunbury, Albany and Kalgoorlie for your convenience and access to experienced members.

Membership Costs are minor compared to the benefits - Full Member $110pa. Family (2 adults and 2 kids under 16) $150pa, Pensioner $80pa, Pensioner Couple $110pa...Join Now!
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