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NAPFA News

Welcome to 'NAPFA News' for latest updates.

Members please note that due to ongoing work on the sluicing issue, NAPFA will not be publicly releasing all of its information. Members will be provided with the latest updates on this issue in the NAPFA NEWS sent directly to members in the following newsletters:

June 2018
May 2018
March 2018

IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANY OF THESE NEWSLETTERS PLEASE EMAIL YOUR NAME AND A REQUEST FOR WHICH NEWSLETTERS YOU WANT TO:  Comms@napfa.net 

For information about sluicing and highbanking see NAPFA Submissions section.

Members' Update December 22, 2017







November 11, 2017 -- AGM Information pack
 




Invitation and detail of the 2017 Annual General Meeting at Wattle Flat 11,12 November.  Previously published under AGM notices and sent to members by email and hard-copy.

October 16, 2017 - Monga State Conservation Area Plan of Management
Monga SCA POM.pdf (PDF — 1 MB)





Also in 'Submissions' Section.

August 14 - Submission into Plan of Management Review of Cottan-Bimbang, Cells SCA and National Parks
 
This submission states the case to enable recreational fossicking in these National Park managed lands.


August 12, 2017 -- Member update







August 7, 2017 -- Letter to members warning about compliance activity on highbanking






Previously published in "Sluicing - Highbanking Section."  Was also emailed to members.

August 2017 -- Compliance priorities, NSW Resources Regulator

This link takes you to the recently released compliance document from the NSW Government that targets 'illegal' fossicking.  

NAPFA warns members to be aware of this program.  

NAPFA does not agree that highbanking should be an illegal activity and has been lobbying the department for the past two years for sensible compromises on this issue.

http://www.resourcesandenergy.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/731117/Compliance-priorites-July-December-2017.pdf


May 2017 -- Second Sluicing paper to Department of Resources and Energy









This detailed document addresses all of the concerns of the department about highbanking and proposes sensible compromises.

May 1, 2017 -- Member update (membership draw information)





April 1, 2017 --- Member update






September 1, 2016 -- Member update







April 28, 2016 -- Member update







March 22, 2016 --- Member update







February 22, 2016 --- Member update

 
The winner of the 2016 NAPFA renewal draw for an SDC2300 is Darren Francis from NSW, Member 130. 
 
You will be receiving your new membership card and receipt for the renewal soon.

SDC2300 winner is.pdf (PDF — 525 KB)
 




January 6, 2016 -- Member update









December 22, 2015, AGM Minutes











November 25, 2015, Report back on AGM Newsletter










October 2, 2015, Notice of 2015 AGM










September 20, 2015 Newsletter








March 21, 2015 - NSW Election analysis - what's a good vote for fossickers









January 10, 2015 - Member Email Update and AGM notice







October 21, 2014 - Member Email update






September 26, 2014 - Member Email update






Vol 2, Issue 2 -- 22/7/2014




Vol 2, Issue 1 - 14/3/2014





Vol 1, Issue 6 - 1/12/2013





Vol 1, Issue 5 - 10/8/2013







Vol 1, Issue 4 - 21/6/2013






Vol 1, Issue 3 - 23/4/2013







Vol 1, Issue 2 - 28/2/2013  






Vol 1, Issue 1 - 24/1/2013








NAPFA In the News

Sun Herald 21 July, 2013


Minelab Times 32, November, 2012

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