Welcome

The Goldfields Environmental Management Group (GEMG) is a technical and professional body of people working to achieve environmental excellence. Most of our members predominantly work within the mining industry of the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia, which includes employees of mining and exploration companies, environmental consultancy and service organisations and government agencies. The GEMG was formed in 1988 by a small number of individuals involved in land rehabilitation in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia.

The GEMG provides a source of information on environmental management practices with a focus on the mining industry; exploring issues such as community & external stakeholders, ecology (flora & vegetation, fauna, stygofauna etc.), environmental education & communication, environmental management systems, legislation, regulatory approvals & processes, materials characterisation, mine closure, rehabilitation, waste management, recycling, water management.

GEMG 2017 calendar of events

2017 looks to be a great year with the GEMG. Below is a list of upcoming events that may interest you. If there is any interest in any upcoming events for 2017 please send your expressions of interest (EOI) to secretary@gemg.org.au.

Event  Dates Comments
KidsFest (assisting KBULG) - Kalgoorlie

COMPLETE

Assist KBULG at the stand for the Youth Festival.
1 Day Professional Development Workshop COMPLETE  
DPaW Fauna Fauna Rehabilitation Course COMPLETE  

1 Day Professional Development Workshop - Perth

COMPLETE

 

AGM and Professional Development Day - Flora Identification Course - Kalgoorlie

COMPLETE Karlkurla Park - KBULG Nursery & Education Centre
GEMG Christmas Party -  Kalgoorlie 1st December 6:30pm at York Hotel balcony
(259 Hannans St, Kalgoorlie)
GEMG Christmas Party and 30 Year Reunion - Perth 15th December 6:00pm at City West Receptions
(45 Plaistowe Mew, West Perth)


FOR SALE - GEMG MERCHANDISE

GEMG has a wide range of available products for purchase. These include:

- A variety of GEMG clothing including T Shirts and Jackets from previous conferences.
- Previous Workshop Proceedings for GEMG Conferences.
- Books / publications in "Shop". 

Contact: treasurer@gemg.org.au to order or for further information

MEMBERSHIP

The GEMG is coordinated by a voluntary committee and general membership is open to anyone. By attending the biennial workshop/conference you will be registered as a member automaticaly. Alternatively, you can apply for membership at any time by downloading the membership form and paying the $20 joining fee. All memberships are valid until the next workshop is held.

Become a member, download a membership form.

ANNUAL EVENTS

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the GEMG is held in Q4 each year in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. An infomal networking event is organised either before or after to encourage attendance; past events have included BBQ at Ora Banda, lawn bowls, ambrose golf, BBQ at Salt Bush pastoral station, minesite tours, flora identification course at Karlkurla Park.

The GEMG Christmas Party is a great way to end the year in style, catch up with friends, work colleagues and associates, meet some new people and enjoy the food and drinks provided.

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FUNDING

Profits made by the GEMG are put back into our environmental network to assist with research studies, to help promote environmental awareness, and to help local groups and organisations remain sustainable. If you need funding for a project which will benefit our members please download and complete a funding application form.

BIENNIAL WORKSHOP

* CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN UNTIL 14 JANUARY 2018.
** REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2018 GEMG WORKSHOP WILL OPEN IN EARLY 2018.

Every two years the GEMG facilitates a workshop / conference on Environmental Management held in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia. The first workshop was held in 1988 and is now regarded as the premier environmental event to attend. This event offers great value for money and provides an excellent networking opportunity for environmental professionals from all over Western Australia (and beyond) and is attended by approximately 300 delegates.

"Best value for money conference I have ever been to."

"Excellent networking opportunity, met so many new people from different places and companies"