Our Programs

Teacher’s Dust Off

Dust Off immerses teachers in the world of mining to assist familiarity, build enthusiasm, provide new ideas and establish critical links with the mining sector. Teachers participate in an extended mine site visit with talks by specialists as well as workshop sessions, resources and networking.

Girls and Guys Exploring Mining Forum (GGEM)

GGEM is a one-day event for secondary school students offering a unique introduction to mining career and lifestyle opportunities with inspiring speakers, hands-on activities, mine site tours, workshops and career pathway information.

Explore Karlkurla

Students from the Goldfields have been working hard under the guidance of botanists, aboriginal guides and horticulture students from Central Regional TAFE. The have created a series of short videos about the native plants in Karlkurla Bushland Park which can be accessed using QR codes in the park

Science after Dark

Science After Dark is a series of engaging events aimed at people over 18 years of age which encourages debate and discussion on current and controversial science topics. The inaugural Science After Dark ‘Fermented Fashion’ event was held in November 2015 featuring Dr Gary Cass.

Other Activities

GEMIA delivers and participates in a range of key activities and events which reach a broad audience including community stalls, field trips, astronomy nights, careers talks, school visits, networking events and National Science Week activities.