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The flag poles commemorate 21 years of service by the Australian Mineral Foundation to the minerals and petroleum industries.

The Australian Mineral Foundation (AMF) was established in 1972 by the minerals and petroleum industries as a not for profit organisation to manage, co-ordinate and provide members with high quality technical information and professional development in all aspects of the industry from geoscience to engineering, metallurgy, economics, management, etc.

The AMF, which was based in Adelaide, South Australia, satisfied its charter to the resource sector in Australia and internationally, both physically and on-line through:
  • A specialist library and document/data delivery service,
  • Managing AESIS - the national geoscience database,
  • Australia's largest resource industry technical bookshop,
  • Quality professional development courses & conferences,
  • International Study Tours to the world's classic ore deposits,
  • The Data Metallogenica world ore deposit sample collection.


Address:65 Conyngham Street, Glenside, 5065
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.943116
Long: 138.626753
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Flagpole
Monument Theme:Technology
Approx. Event Start Date:1972
Approx. Event End Date:1993


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:May-1993
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                       FLAG POLES

The Australian Mineral Foundation flag poles were erected in May 1993
In celebration of 21 years of service to the minerals and petroleum industries.
Donated by Mr B P Webb, AMF Director 1988 - 1993 and Mrs Webb

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au