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The AMHA has just concluded another successful conference – the 24th Annual AMHA Conference in Cromwell, Central Otago, New Zealand 7-13 October 2018. Many thanks to Lloyd Carpenter and the Organising Committee.  The field trips and scenery were stunning, centred on the conference theme of ‘Rivers of  Gold’. To view the Proceedings volume of the conference CLICK HERE.

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At the recent 22nd Australasian Mining History Conference in Cobar, Barry Knight and Kay Stingemore presented the vision and plans for a memorial to the 181 miners killed in mines in the Cobar area and also to numerous others who died prematurely form injuries and disease as a result of working in the mines. Many of these miners now lie in unmarked graves with no memorial or recognition. If you would like more information about the memorial and details of how you can contribute to help fund this memorial see
Cobar Miners Memorial Details.

AMHA presents panel at The Scale of History, Australian Historical Association Conference 2-6 July 2018