Cliefden Caves Symposium


Why: Because the caves, fossils and geoheritage in the Belubula Valley are under threat from flooding by a proposed dam.

Talks from experts; posters, maps and displays; excursions to the famous Fossil Hill, Cliefden Caves & thermal spring.

Monday 7th - 6pm to 8pm - Drinks and registration at the Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum.
Tuesday 8th (8:30am – 5pm) - Symposium at Bathurst RSL Auditorium.
Wednesday 9th (9am – 5pm) - Symposium continues at Bathurst RSL Auditorium.
Thursday 10th - Field trip to the Cliefden area.

Pre-Symposium Display: Drinks and introduction to the Symposium will be held at the Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum (224 Howick St, Bathurst) on Monday evening 7th September 2015. You will be able to view the Sommerville Collection of fossils and minerals. We also hope to have on display the Australian Museum collection of Cliefden minerals and cave speleothems.

Field Trip: There will be a field trip by bus to the Cliefden Area on Thursday 10th September 2015. Tours will include Fossil Hill, Trilobite Hill, thermal spring, cave and karst features.

To register, visit

September 07, 2015 at 6pm - September 10, 2015
Bathurst RSL
114 Rankin St
Bathurst, NSW 2795
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