LRMA Newsletter - 6 June 2018

9th NATIONAL OPAL SYMPOSIUM – OPAL IN A CHANGING WORLD

Don’t forget to register for the 9th National Opal Symposium which will be held at the Lightning Ridge & District Bowling Club from 22-24 July 2018.

Go to the website https://www.opalsymposium.org for further information and to purchase a ticket.

AUSTRALIAN OPAL ON-LINE SURVEY

The LRMA is seeking people’s opinion on Australian opal’s place in the coloured gemstone market. The LRMA has designed a very short on-line survey and it would be excellent if as many people as possible complete it. It will only take about 5 minutes and feel free to spread it far and wide.

The results will be presented at the 9th National Opal Symposium.

Simply follow the link: Survey Monkey

PEOPLE WARNED OF FALLING RISKS AT OPAL MINE SHAFT

Attached is a Safety Bulletin issued by the NSW Resources Regulator in regards to opal miners falling down shafts.

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NEW MEMBERS

The following have applied for membership of the LRMA. If any member has an objection to any of these membership applications please contact the LRMA office and your objection will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Now is the perfect time to join the LRMA as the months of May and June are free and your membership will be valid until June 2019. Members can renew their membership for 2018/19 financial year at any time.

  • Kristi Bogdan Proposer: Milan Snjegota Seconder: Zoran Bogdan
  • Sandra Gilmour Proposer: Leslie Walsh Seconder: Robert Gilligan
  • Timothy Robertson Proposer: Kenneth Hunt Seconder: Robert Dean
  • Miodrag Backovic Proposer: Donald Jenner Seconder: Drago Panich
  • Paul Farrell Proposer: Bruce Brown Seconder: Jason Stone

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