South West Branch

Please Note:

APLA Meetings are recommencing.

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.

The South West Branch of APLA is one of the newest branches in WA being established on Wednesday 25th June 2014.

If you live in the South West and enjoy the outdoors, gold prospecting, fossicking on the beach or in old mill towns we would like you to come and join us like-minded people so that we may all enjoy this great occupation called prospecting.

South West Branch Field Day 2021

Date Sunday 28th March 2021 Time 10-2:30pm

Dardanup Aeromodellers Society grounds, Panizza Rd. Dardanup

  • Guest speakers,
  • Competitions
  • Trade stands
  • Raffles,
  • Bring your own detectors to try on the test beds.

Contact : Judith, SW Secretary for more information, 0428385457


Meeting dates for 2021.

(Fourth Wednesday of every Second Month at the Capel Golf Club at 7:00pm - $5 Includes Supper)

Meetings for 2021 start 24 February then 4 th Wednesday every second month.



The 2021 APLA State Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 18th September at the Conference Room, Swan Active, 332 Benara Road, Beechboro.

See for further information

Contact Marise Palmer - State Secretary on 0403 353 029 or


South West Branch Contacts






Tom Cousins

0427 778 477


Rex Barber

0427 054 967


Judith Smith

0428 385 457


Jo Barber

0427 054 967


Judith Smith

0428 385 457
APLA DELEGATE David Birch 0458 341 206 

COMMITTEE Alan Warner 0492 503 898

COMMITTEE Steve Adams 0418 941 001