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Perth's virtual gold trail for Chinese tourism

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Perth's virtual gold trail for Chinese tourism

A year on from the launch of Perth’s virtual Heart of Gold Discovery Trail, a Mandarin translation of the self-guided walking tour will be released at an exclusive first-look event on Friday 30 November.

Gold Industry Group Chairman and Perth Mint CEO Richard Hayes with special guest the Minister for Mines and Petroleum and Asian Engagement the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA, will host leading travel agencies, tourism operators and media to be first to experience the interactive gold adventure in Mandarin via the Heart of Gold Australia app.

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Australia's most valuable gold coin unveiled

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Australia's most valuable gold coin unveiled

The Minister for Mines and Petroleum, the Honourable Bill Johnston MLA, today unveiled Australia’s most valuable legal tender collector coin crafted by the historic Perth Mint.

One of a kind and valued at $2.48 million, the Discovery gold coin features argyle pink diamonds and is the Mint’s most exclusive and notable numismatic release to date.

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Gold industry connects at annual sundowner

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Gold industry connects at annual sundowner

More than 100 members and industry colleagues attended last month’s annual industry networking event at the historic Perth Mint, to discuss the future of gold mining in Australia with special guest the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA.

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Mines Minister opens Deflector Gold Project

Mines Minister opens Deflector Gold Project

Doray Minerals Limited has officially opened its 100%‐owned Deflector Gold Project located 160kms east of Geraldton in Western Australia.

The Minister for Mines & Petroleum, the Hon Sean L’Estrange MLA, officiated the ceremony on Wednesday 26 October 2016 to mark the important milestone in Doray’s history – the second high‐grade gold project it has funded, developed and commissioned within four years and less than three years since the opening of the Andy Well Gold Project.

New Gold Industry Group Launches

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New Gold Industry Group Launches

We're thrilled to announce the launch of the Gold Industry Group at Diggers and Dealers 2015. We're a new group dedicated to promoting and championing the gold industry.

Chaired by former Minister for Mines, the Hon. Norman Moore, we will represent the interests of gold producers, explorers, prospectors and the companies which serve the sector.

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