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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020
The 2020 AGM of the AMHA will beheld on Sunday 8th November (at 4pm AEDT). Watch your emails for information on the meeting and the instructions on how to attend by Zoom. Papers for the meeting will be emailed to financial members by the Secretary on the 25th October .
There will be a trial Zoom meeting for those unfamiliar with Zoom on Sunday 1st November (at 4 pm AEDT). Members have been sent details of this meeting by email from Ed Zbik.
26th AMHA Conference
The 26th AMHA Conference will now be held in Burra, South Australia in September 2021. Watch the Next Conference page for evolving details.
COBAR MINERS’ MEMORIAL
At the 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.