11 September 2019 - Bowen Basin Geologists Group Mine Visit (joint with New Hope Group)
Details: New Hope Group & the BBGG hosted the third BBGG meeting of 2019, allowing attendees the final chance to see operations at Jeebropilly Mine.
Location: Rosewood Golf Club (Karrabin Rosewood Road, Rosewood)
3-4 July 2019 - Bowen Basin Geologists Group joint meeting with ACARP
Details: The biennial BBGG-ACARP Meeting provided industry delegates and researchers an opportunity to share learning from investigations in coal geology and related disciplines. The Leichhardt Award Dinner was hosted during the two-day event, and recognised the contributions of a worthy recipient to the advancement of coal geology or related disciplines in Queensland.
22 May 2019 - BBGG Meeting at Curragh Mine
Details: Coronado Global Resources & the BBGG hosted the first BBGG meeting of 2019.
Location: Curragh Mine, Blackwater, QLD
The Leichhardt Award
In the in the spirit of the pioneering geological efforts of Ludwig Leichhardt, Don King and Ted Milligan, the Leichhardt Award is instituted to recognise original contribution to the advancement of coal geology or related disciplines in Queensland. The award recognises scientific achievement, particularly where there has been a significant impact on the Queensland coal industry is the basis of award, rather than seniority or longevity in the industry. The award serves to encourage development of the highest professional standards within the Queensland coal industry.
Please click here to read more about past Leichhardt Award winners.
The rules governing The Leichhardt Award, as well as the nomination form for The Leichhardt Award recipients, can be downloaded below.