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VOLUNTARY SURRENDER SCHEME FOR WESTERN LANDS LEASES IN LIGHTNING RIDGE

The Lightning Ridge Miners’ Association Ltd welcomes NSW Government’s Voluntary Surrender Scheme for Western Lands Leases in Lightning Ridge. The NSW Department of Industry released the proposal to buy back opal mining affected land on 25 February 2016. “Lightning Ridge and the surrounding areas is the only place in the world where economic deposits of […]

Past and present Presidents, Directors and Secretaries of the LRMA

LRMA 40TH CELEBRATION A GREAT SUCCESS

Around 150 guests at the LRMA celebration of 40 years of incorporation had an excellent night at Amigo’s Castle last Saturday night 5 April 2014. The LRMA Director’s and office staff did an amazing job creating a fantastic atmosphere with lights, candles and balloons. Every guest received a commemorative place mat featuring photos of magnificent […]

Lightning Ridge Miners Association Town Meeting 16/02/2013

Town Meeting Update

Wow – over 800 people attended the public meeting arranged by the LRMA and GGSMA* last Saturday 16 February 2013. The support for the opal industry and town of Lightning Ridge was overwhelming. LRMA President Sebastian Deisenberger explained the key issues – proposal to impose a time limit on opal mining; compensation arrangements between miners […]