Workshop Schedule

Technical Session
1.5 days of presentations and core viewing
Lunchtime Tuesday 30 April – Wednesday 1 May
PCYC, 29/35 Enterprise Road
Charters Towers

Social Event
Evening, Tuesday 30 April
(included in registration for the Technical Session)

Field Trip
Thursday 2 May
Places are limited

Please note: The Charters Towers Country Music Festival starts on the Friday following the Mineral Systems Workshop.  If you plan on coming to the Workshop it might be a good idea to book your accommodation as soon as possible in case there’s an early influx of festival-goers into town.


Registration Fees

AUD inclusive of GST

Technical Session

EGRU Member               $530.00
Non Member                 $675.00
Student                           $250.00

Field Trip

EGRU Member               $165.00
Non Member                 $165.00
Student                           $100.00

Registration closes: 14th April 2024.

Confirmation Date: 14th April 2024

Cancellation Date: 14th April 2024.  Any cancellations received after this date will not be refunded.  To cancel your registration please contact

Registrations for our workshop are now open.


Technical Session

The preliminary program includes presentations from:

  • Ballymore Resources
  • DevEX Resources
  • EQ Resources
  • Iltani Resources
  • Pacgold
  • Ravenswood Gold
  • Savannah Goldfields
  • Sunshine Metals
  • Superior Resources
  • Geological Survey of Queensland
  • Sustainable Minerals Institute, UQ

There will also be a core display.


Field Trip

Thanks to the generosity of Ballymore Resources this field trip will offer a great opportunity to visit some iconic sites in northeast Queensland.  Ballymore is organising the trip and providing access to its prospects.

Field trip sites include:

  • Matthews Pinnacle prospect –  1km x 1km  hydrothermal breccia
  • Pinnacle Creek gold-base metal vein prospect
  • UST textures near Middle Mount prospect
  • Seventy Mile Mount prospect – a hydrothermal breccia system with similarities to the Mount Leyshon and Mount Wright deposits
  • Mount Leyshon Pit


Field Trip Requirements

Moderate physical fitness (there are hills to walk)
Supportive footwear (some uneven rocky terrain)
Hat, long sleeves, long pants, high vis preferred

Recommended: pick, hand lens


(Photo credits: Zhaoshan Chang)

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