Code of Conduct

"THE PMAV CODE OF CONDUCT"

The Prospectors & Miners Association of Victoria has developed the following code of conduct in cooperation with public land managers, Dept of Sustainability & Environment, Dept of Primary Industries and Parks Victoria.

PMAV members should: 

  • Be aware of all statutory regulations that govern prospecting activities in Victoria.
  • Pursue where practical, methods to improve the natural environment.
  • Ensure that at all times, activities are conducted in a manner that complies with health and safety requirements.
  • Promote responsible prospecting and educate others about our code.
  • Only conduct prospecting activities on private land with the consent of the owner.

In addition to the above the PMAV and the states public land managers have produced the Victorian Prospecting Guide. This guide can be downloaded in PDF format.

The Diggers Oath

We swear by the Southern Cross to stand truly by each other and fight to defend our rights and liberties.

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