Forum 2024

Diggers & Dealers is a mining investment forum, held annually in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The event is in its 33rd year.


Diggers & Dealers is Australia’s leading mining forum, combining 66 corporate presentations by listed mining and exploration companies alongside a large exhibition area housing over 159 exhibitors from the sector. Delegates include miners, explorers, brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries from around the world. A 30 strong media contingent ensures that the proceedings of the Forum are widely reported. Attendance for the recently held 2023 event was 2650.

The event provides a unique opportunity for industry professionals to meet and network, visit regional mine sites, engage with media, raise finance, invest in projects and generally engage with the resources sector at an executive level in a mining community setting, Kalgoorlie, the unofficial gold mining capital of Australia.

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Select from the available attendance passes or register your interest for presenting or exhibiting.




FULL DELEGATE Price: $2250

This pass allows access to the full event, the Sponsors' Marquee, the auditorium for presentations, Monday Cocktail Party, Tuesday Traditional Bash and WesTrac Gala Dinner.



This pass allows access to the full event, the Sponsors' Marquee, the auditorium for presentations, Monday Cocktail Party, and Tuesday Traditional Bash, but EXCLUDES the Wednesday Gala Dinner.



This pass allows access to Monday 5 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations and the Cocktail Party.



This pass allows access to Tuesday 6 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations and the Traditional Bash.



This pass allows access to Wednesday 7 August, the Sponsors' Marquee, day catering, the auditorium for presentations. EXCLUDES the Gala Dinner. Please note the company exhibits are closed from immediately after lunch for change over to the Gala Dinner.



Please note that only listed mining companies will be considered for presentation slots. An Invitation to Submit an Application will be emailed to the Presenter Interest database in mid-January 2024. The formal offers for successful applications will be sent in March 2024. For enquiries contact PLEASE NOTE THIS PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2024.



Be placed on the waitlist for the opportunity to exhibit. The waitlist is carried over each year. The package includes amongst other items a booth in the marquee and two delegate passes. Cost of the package is Aus$9,750.



Keynote Speaker

Diggers & Dealers endeavours to secure highly respected and relevant experts who are well-positioned to provide insightful commentary to delegates on the global economic outlook
The forum remains committed to maintaining the highest standards associated with the event.
Professor Ian Goldin

Hon. Kim Beazley AC


Diggers & Dealers is pleased to announce the Hon. Kim Beazley AC as the keynote speaker for the 2024 Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum. The keynote presentation will take place on Monday 5 August 2024 at 9:15am.

In 2009, Mr. Beazley was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia for service to the Parliament of Australia through contributions to the development of government policies in relation to defence and international relations, and as an advocate for Indigenous people, and to the community.

Mr. Beazley was born in Perth, Western Australia. He completed a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts at the University of Western Australia. In 1973, he was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for Western Australia and completed a Master of Philosophy at Oxford University.

Mr. Beazley was a Minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor Governments (1983-1996) holding, at various times, the portfolios of Defence, Finance, Transport and Communications, Employment Education and Training, Aviation, and Special Minister of State.

From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Beazley was Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition from 1996 to 2001, and 2005 to 2006. Mr. Beazley served on parliamentary committees, including the Joint Intelligence Committee and the Joint Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee.

After he retired from politics in 2007, Mr. Beazley was appointed Winthrop Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at The University of Western Australia.

In July 2008 he was appointed Chancellor of the Australian National University, a position he held until December 2009.

Mr. Beazley took up an appointment as Ambassador to the United States of America in February 2010. He served as Ambassador until January 2016.

Mr. Beazley is currently Chair of the Perth USAsia Centre Board, Board Member of Luerssen Australia, Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Advisor to Lockheed Martin Australia, Chair of the Council for the Australian War Memorial and Advisor to TG & Associates.


Nouriel Roubini

Niall Ferguson

Austan Goolsbee

Rodrigo De Rato

Lord Mervyn King

Gene Sperling

John Lipsky

Robert Zoellick

Jose Manuel Barroso

Hon. John Howard

Hon. Mark McGowan MLA

Professor Ian Goldin

Dr Dambisa Moyo

Dr Linda Yueh

2024 Presenter Programme

Monday 5 August
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
9:00 amForum Opening: Jim Walker, Forum Chairman
9:15 amKeynote Address: Hon. Kim Beazley AC
10:00 amMorning Tea - Sponsors' Marquee
10:40 amNorthern Star Resources
11:00 amEmerald Resources NL
11:20 amMagnetic Resources NL
11:35 amLynas Rare Earths Ltd
11:55 amBellevue Gold
12:15 pmArdea Resources Limited
12:30 pmLunch Break - Sponsors' Marquee
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
1:10 pmWA1 Resources Ltd
1:25 pmFenix Resources Limited
1:40 pmAeris Resources Limited
1:55 pmPantoro Limited
2:10 pmMeteoric Resources
2:25 pmRegis Resources Ltd
2:45 pmAfternoon Tea - Sponsors' Marquee
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
3:10 pmWest African Resources Ltd
3:30 pmIGO Limited
3:50 pmWestgold Resources
4:10 pmWildcat Resources
4:25 pmDeep Yellow Limited
4:45 pmGalan Lithium Limited
5:00 pmAstral Resources NL
5:15 pmDelta Lithium Limited
5:30 pmThe Clarke Energy Cocktail Party - Sponsors' Marquee
Tuesday 6 August
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
8:30 amLiontown Resources
8:50 amEvolution Mining
9:10 amNorthern Minerals Limited
9:25 amBoss Energy
9:45 amRed Hill Minerals
10:00 amFireFly Metals
10:15 amMorning Tea - Sponsors' Marquee
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
10:45 amCapricorn Metals Ltd
11:05 amFortescue Ltd
11:25 amLunnon Metals Limited
11:40 amCatalyst Metals Limited
11:55 amJupiter Mines Ltd
12:10 pmGenesis Minerals Limited
12:30 pmLunch Break - Sponsors' Marquee
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
1:10 pmRed 5 Limited
1:30 pmWyloo
1:45 pmPilbara Minerals
2:05 pmChalice Mining
2:25 pmPeninsula Energy Limited
2:40 pmDe Grey Mining
3:00 pmAfternoon Tea - Sponsors' Marquee
3:25 pmKingsgate Consolidated Limited
3:40 pmAgnico Eagle
4:00 pmRumble Resources Limited
4:15 pmAustralian Vanadium Limited
4:30 pmHorizon Minerals Limited
4:45 pmSantana Minerals Ltd
5:00 pmEncounter Resources Limited
5:15 pmGold Road Resources
5:30 pmThe Kal Tire Mining Tire Group Traditional Bash - Sponsors' Marquee
Wednesday 7 August
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
9:00 amRamelius Resources Limited
9:20 amSpartan Resources
9:35 amAustralian Strategic
Materials Ltd
9:50 amAntipa Minerals Ltd
10:05 amMorning Tea
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
10:35 amPaladin Energy Ltd
10:55 amAurelia Metals
11:10 amCarnaby Resources Ltd
11:25 amPatriot Battery Metals
11:45 amK92 Mining Inc
12:00 pmLunch Break - Sponsors' Marquee
Session Chair: Canaccord Genuity
12:40 pm29Metals
12:55 pmGold Fields Limited
1:15 pmCentaurus Metals Limited
1:30 pmNeometals Ltd
1:45 pmArrow Minerals
2:00 pmGreatland
2:15 pmBelararox Limited
2:30 pmOra Banda Mining Ltd
2:45 pmCore Lithium
3:00 pmGlobal Lithium Resources
3:15 pmTuraco Gold
3:30 pmClosing Comments: Jim Walker, Forum Chairman
6:30 pmThe WesTrac Gala Dinner - Sponsors' Marquee

Forum Awards

The highly anticipated Diggers and Dealers Awards are presented at the WesTrac sponsored Gala Dinner on the Wednesday evening.
The awards are sponsored by The Perth Mint and recognise:
The Digger of the Year, Dealer of the Year, GJ Stokes Memorial Award, Media Award and Best Emerging Company Award. Both WesTrac and The Perth Mint have sponsored the gala dinner and awards respectively for 21 years.

About the Awards

The forum awards recognise those outstanding individuals and companies who have made significant contributions and advancements over the past year. Recipients are announced in front of their industry peers at the Wednesday Gala Dinner.



Senior Sponsor

Cocktail Party Sponsor

Clarke Energy

Traditional Bash Sponsor


Gala Dinner Sponsor


Awards Sponsor

Perth Mint

Coffee Sponsor


Juice Sponsor


Water Sponsor


Innovation Sponsor


Network Partner




All pre-purchased delegate passes can be collected on-site as below. Subject to availability passes can also be purchased on-site. Please note a surcharge applies to onsite purchases.

Sunday 4 August – 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM from inside the large marquee, in front of the large viewing screens.

Monday 5 August – 7:30 AM to 9:45 AM from inside the large marquee, in front of the large viewing screens.

Monday 5 August – 9:30 AM to completion of the forum from the  Forum Entry point located on Cheetham Street. Visible with signage.

Forum Venue

The forum is held at the Goldfields Arts Centre, Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie. The exhibitions and all-day catering are held in a 3000 sqm marquee located adjacent to the Arts Centre.

Site Visits

Part of the attraction of the annual Diggers & Dealers is the unique opportunity for attendees to visit minesite(s) during their stay in the region. If there is a particular company with a mine in the Goldfields region please contact the company directly to express your interest.


Accommodation is expected to be at a premium for the 2024 event given the mining activity in the Goldfields region. To view a list of accommodation venues in the region you can visit this LINK.

Kalgoorlie Accommodation is an independent Kalgoorlie business that places delegates in private homes for the forum period. Generally, delegates have exclusive use of private homes unless billeting is an option. Contact: Kalgoorlie Homes, Sam Fostinelli –

Evening Socials

The Cocktail Party
Commences after the last session on Monday 5 August in the Sponsors’ Marquee commencing at 5:30 PM.

The Traditional Bash
Commences after the last session on Tuesday 6 August in the Sponsors’ Marquee commencing at 5:30 PM.

The Gala Dinner
Sponsored by WesTrac, Wednesday 7 August, commencing at 6:30 pm in the Sponsors’ Marquee. The event to toast the mining industry and present the Forum Awards, sponsored by The Perth Mint, to the outstanding players in the industry. Dress: Cocktail.

Restaurants & Dining

A listing of local dining options can be found here. Please ensure you make bookings in advance as hospitality is at a premium during the forum week.


Diggers & Dealers courtesy buses run for the duration of the forum commencing on Sunday 6 August through to the morning of Thursday morning between the airport, private and traditional accommodation venues, forum venue and town centre. A detailed bus timetable will be shared with delegates closer to the event to assist with planning.


Visit the Qantas or Virgin websites to make your bookings and view flight schedules.

IT Services

Onsite WIFI will be provided by Network Partner CorpCloud. Internet cafe facilities including PCs and printer service are available for general use.

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