Fighting for fairer access to land in NSW

"Represent the interests of prospectors and fossickers"

NAPFA welcome support from retailers and others who are helping to spread the word.

If you retail fossicking and prospecting equipment, or depend in some other way on the sector, NAPFA would like to offer you the chance to be a sponsor to the Prospectors and Fossickers of NSW and the ACT. Please download our sponsors form for further information : 

Our Sponsors

We ask NAPFA members to visit our sponsors below by clicking on their logo.

Aussie Detectorist - A great Prospecting shop in Newcastle, NSW. They carry a range of gear and more importantly have experienced prospectors on the team.

Gold Rat -- Gold Rat Prospecting Equipment have jumped on board with sluices for our annual membership draw. 


Australian Gold Gem & Treasure -- AGG&T have given NAPFA numerous subscriptions for our AGM auction and annual membership draw.


XP Metal detectors - A great range of detectors and more importantly some new treasure and coin detectors

CC Picks -- has assisted us with Ezy Dig picks for fundraising. A good pick for those tough holes! Craig Weeks is the brain behind this gear!  


DD Leather and Canvas-- Double D Leather makes quality leather and canvas products for the Metal Detecting industry. From Control Box Covers to detector covers and everything in between. 


Outdoor Press -- Doug Stone has once again donated numerous goldfields maps, and Copies of his latest book "Gold, Coin & Relic detecting" . Thes are all available from prospecting shops.


Anaconda - Five stores: Campbelltown, Moore Park, Penrith, Berkshire Park

and Fyshwick ACT are giving a 10%-member discount to NAPFA members on all items including those on sale. This includes Camping, Cycling, Clothing, Footwear, Fishing, Snow and some MINELAB metal detectors.

Country Lodge Motor Inn Bathurst - NAPFA members who make phone bookings direct to the Manager in advance can get a 10% discount off standard room rates. You will need to mention your membership when doing the booking to get the discount.


Goldfields Motor Inn Gulgong- NAPFA members who make bookings in advance can get a standard room for $105 ( normally $122 ).

You will need to ring direct on 02 6374 4111 and mention your membership when doing the booking to get the discount. Gulgong is a great location, 3.5 hours from Sydney, 20 minutes from Mudgee, and has detecting areas very close by. There is the Henry Lawson Museum, Holtermann Museum, Goldfields Museum, Opera House, and this is the town on the Australian $10 note.

Minelab -- The major supporter to our membership and fundraising drive.

They understand the need to maintain and grow access in NSW and elsewhere as well.

Thank You !!! 

Coiltek -- has generously assisted our fundraising efforts with coils for raffle and auction. Their products are also on retailer sites. 

Coiltek Gold Centre -- has come on board to sponsor our annual membership draw. Remember to call in when you are in the Golden Triangle for your prospecting needs.


Nugget Finder -- has generously assisted our fundraising efforts with coils for raffle and auction. Their products are also on retailer sites.