Tickets now available for Golden Gecko Awards

Tickets can be purchased by anyone in the resources industry
Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has invited the resources industry to attend the 2015 Golden Gecko Awards ceremony and networking event.

Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion will announce the award winner and present the 2015 Golden Gecko Awards for Environmental Excellence at a cocktail networking function at Fraser Suites in East Perth on Thursday 29 October.

DMP Executive Director Environment Dr Phil Gorey said this year’s event will again be held in two parts – an afternoon seminar where the finalists present their projects followed by the Awards presentation and networking event.

“Like last year, tickets to the Golden Gecko Awards event are able to be purchased by anyone in the resources industry,” Dr Gorey said.

“We hope this will encourage the sharing and recognition of environmental innovation in the industry.”

This is the second year the afternoon seminar component has been incorporated into the event.

“The seminar was very well received by the presenters and attendees last year,” Dr Gorey said.

“The project teams appreciated the opportunity share their achievements with their industry colleagues and to learn more about their fellow finalists’ projects.”

The seminar will take place between 3.00pm and 5.30pm. It is a free event but anyone wishing to attend must RSVP to

The Awards presentation and networking function is a ticketed event. Registration and drinks will be from 5.30pm with formalities from 6.00pm.

Tickets are available now and can be purchased from Stars Events.

Golden Gecko Awards
Date: 29 October 2014
Venue: Fraser Suites Perth, 10 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth
Seminar: 3.00pm – 5.30pm
Award event: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Cost: $50 per person for the Award event (seminar is free)

The Golden Gecko finalists were announced by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Marmion last month.

The eight finalists for the 2015 Golden Gecko are:

  • Chevron Australia – Wheatstone Micro-tunnel Project
  • Fortescue Metals Group / Ziltek Pty Ltd / PT Environmental Services – Better Environmental Outcomes from Hydrocarbon Spills using RemScan™
  • Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines – Gidji Emissions Reduction Project
  • Pilbara Mesquite Management Committee Inc – Battling the Thorny Menace through Corporate Alliances
  • Pilbara Ports Authority – Mangrove Rehabilitation Program
  • Premier Coal / Golder Associates – Lake Kepwari Trial Flow-through
  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore Utilities Division – West Angelas Fuel Hub
  • St Barbara Limited – Gwalia Operations Absorption Chiller Upgrade

The 2015 Golden Gecko Awards event will be held on 29 October at Fraser Suites in East Perth.