The Bowen Basin Geologists Group (BBGG) is a not for profit organisation run by volunteers from across industry, research and consulting. It has been running for over 30 years and has a great history and general Guidelines (click here). Anyone with an interest in Bowen Basin geology in particular, and coal geology in general is welcome and membership is free.
The BBGG meet quarterly at different mine sites and hold a 1-day meeting that consists of topical presentations followed by a mine site tour. The BBGG also host the Bowen Basin Symposium once every five years. It is the largest gather of coal geologists in Australia.
To join the BBGG, create an account. The BBGG currently have over 650 members. After joining, you can access member-only content such as publications, BBGG meeting information, AGM minutes, photos and more.