The March meeting of the Andamooka Progress & Opal Miners Association (APOMA) gave rise to debate around grave concerns for the future sustainability of Andamooka and other towns and communities in the […]
South Australian Police are investigating the theft of a large quantity of opals and fossils from a home at Kangaroo Island in the states south. Thieves broke into a residence on […]
One of Coober Pedy most well known icons the Old Timer’s Mine owned by the Gough family, was recently sold to former Coober Pedy resident and opal industry son Nicko Farantouris.
The Lightning Ridge Miners Association is informing the opal industry that the draft Mining Regulation 2010 has been released for public consultation and submissions are due by 18 June 2010. Maxine O’Brien, Secretary/Manager […]
A unique Kashmir carpet set with an array of rare and expensive opals, which will be used to promote Australian opals in gemstone shows worldwide. The president of the Opal Association, Paul […]
The 2010 Opal Fashion Bash to be held in Townsville 8-10 April 2010, for the third year is only weeks away and is proudly sponsored by the opal industry. The Opal Fashion […]
“Flood waters from Queensland are approaching the Lightning Ridge Opal mining area but miners still have time to secure their claims if need be. While no one is sure of what the […]