Since September 2003 the AMHA has published the Journal of Australasian Mining History which embraces all aspects of mining history, mining archaeology and heritage.

2013 Journal Cover

The 2013 AMHA Journal includes:

Lloyd Carpenter: Specimens liberally studded with gold’: The mining history of a remote Otago valley.
Erik Eklund: Company and Labour loyalties in a central Queensland gold mining town, 1882 to 1992.
Jim Enever: A difficult challenge: Processing complex ore at Bethanga.
David Lee: The Establishment of Iron Ore Giants: Hamersley iron and the Mount Newman Company, 1961-1969.
Anson Shute: When is a Store not a Store? When it’s a Smelting House.
Clive Beauchamp: Disaster at the (‘Welsh Mine’) Stanford Merthyr Colliery, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, 1905.
Brian Hill: Gold Streaming: The application of Volumetric Production Payments in financing gold mine development in Australia.
Keith Preston: Hydraulic Sluicing on the Gladstone Tinfield: Tasmania.

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The Australasian Mining History Association accepts articles that relate to various aspects of mining history in the Australasian area, including New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. All submissions should be accompanied by an abstract that does not exceed 250 words and that includes brief details on the background of the author(s).

The author(s) should state when sending their paper whether it should be placed in the refereed or the un-refereed section.  The journal also accepts books for review.

It is expected that before submitting a paper, the author(s) should follow the instructions contained in the journal style sheet that include footnoting procedures, length of article, font, spacing, etc.

Papers should be sent by email or on a disc to:

Mel Davies
Journal of Australasian Mining History
Economics, Business School M 251
University of Western Australia
Crawley Western Australia 6009