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Elistoun Station (west Aust)update

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Erlistoun Station has a new phone number 9031 3954. If no one is there to answer please leave a message. The new managers name is Butch Shaw.

Also as of the coming Tuesday Aug 1st, an aerial muster will be taking place also utilizing ground crews in 4x4's quads, bikes and numerous other mad max look alike vehicles.
Please, if on the station it is imperative for your safety and ours that we know where you are. These are not tame cows from a petting zoo, they are wild scrub cattle that will kill you.

Also be aware GSDU are active on this and the surrounding station checking miners rights, permits and compliance. Two men, residents from NSW and Tas faced Leonora court today for illegal mining (on an EL without a section 40E permit)

Cheers,

Steve

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Guest Jennifer

Thanks for the info Tuna..... how much are the station owners charging to detect ?

When I was at Stuart Station in Tibuboora with you know who a year or so back, it was $10.00 I believe, is it similar in WA?

Jen

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37 minutes ago, Jennifer said:

Thanks for the info Tuna..... how much are the station owners charging to detect ?

When I was at Stuart Station in Tibuboora with you know who a year or so back, it was $10.00 I believe, is it similar in WA?

Jen

Station owners cant charge to detect as they dont own the land, they lease it of the governent, same as the miners.

In WA your miners right allows you the right to access any crown land to prospect.  Unfortunately for Tibooburra in NSW the miners right was abolished several years ago making it very hard to access land without paying now.

No gold left in WA anyhow, its all in North QLD ?

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12 minutes ago, Trent King said:

Station owners cant charge to detect as they dont own the land, they lease it of the governent, same as the miners.

In WA your miners right allows you the right to access any crown land to prospect.  Unfortunately for Tibooburra in NSW the miners right was abolished several years ago making it very hard to access land without paying now.

No gold left in WA anyhow, its all in North QLD ?

Thanks Trent. :biggrin:

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Yep Miss Jen, no charge.

Just to add to what Trent said, as most crown land is covered by some sort of lease, on some leases you will need permission off the lease holder or a 40E permit which costs about $25 but lasts for I think 3 months.

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