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Lapidary Club

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Looking for a new hobby? Come and check out our Rock Club.

We are a club for all ages and we offer hobbies that you can enjoy of life!

Western  Australian Lapidary and Rock Hunting Club is the perfect club for rock  lovers and enthusiasts in Rivervale. Share your hobby with like-minded  people in a fun environment, and be a part of organised rock and mineral  workshops and outings. It’s the perfect way to make friends, nurture  your hobby, and have a lot of fun along the way.

We  are up and running and workshops are humming. We now use a online  booking system for all workshop attendances so folk from near and far  can book in and be sure they have a place in the workshop of their  choice.

Come along to the club, email us, phone us and get some more information on joining up.
A Club For Rock Lovers
At  the Western Australian Lapidary and Rock Hunting Club, we’re a non  profit organisation that’s been catering to rock enthusiasts since  1957.

Our  club is involved in collecting, identifying, classifying, and  displaying beautiful rocks, minerals and crystals.Our club rooms have on display a large and well calatalogued display of rocks, minerals, crystals and finished projects. Using the QR codes on each sample the displays are available for members to peruse and expand their knowledge easily and in their own time.
We connect people to help them make new friends and learn together.to create a wide variety of crafted objects. We enjoy  encouraging an absorbing and fascinating hobby and providing a place to  meet that’s healthy, informative, and full of interest.

Our Rock Hunt and Workshop Committee
We  would like to thank all of our members who volunteered to take on roles  in our club. It’s our pleasure to introduce you to our committee:
Executive Committee:
  • President - Bill Woolrich
  • Vice President - Bryan D’Cruz
  • Treasurer - Bill Wallace
  • Assistant Treasurer - Greg Atwell
  • Secretary - Trish Bensley
  • Assistant Secretary - Francine Preston
  • Committee  Members -  Lyn Holm, Stephen Holm,  Steve  Moller, Francine Preston, Greg Atwell, Dennis Reed, Donna Di Bartolomeo,Kay Freeman..
Subsidiary Positions:
  • Art Metal Room Manager - Gavin Moriarty
  • Beading Group Supervisor - Jean Martin
  • Curator - Stephen Holm
  • Exhibition Coordinator -Paul Main
  • Exhibition Treasurer - Francine Preston
  • Glass Room Manager - Frank Brown
  • Grounds & Maintenance Team - Stephen Holm, Dennis Reed & Tom Smith
  • Kitchen Manager - Lyn Holm
  • Lapidary Room Manager - Laurie Costa
  • Librarian - Kay Freeman
  • Magazine Distribution - Tom Smith
  • Magazine Editor - Sheila McFerran
  • Geology Group Manager - James Maxlow
  • Photography Group Manage -
  • Publicity & Communications - Greg Atwell
  • Rock Hunt Organiser -
  • Social Organiser - Libby D’Cruz
  • Trading Post Manager - Jeane Reed
  • Grants Officer - Donna Di Bartolomeo
  • Workshop Booking Coordinator - Deb Woolrich
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