Australian Facetors' Guild Limited

AFG groups within Queensland

AFG Wide Bay Burnett Group.
Contact Person;                 Barry Chapman
Phone;                                 0407 628 910.

AFG Gold Coast Group

Address. 89 Pacific Ave Miami Gold Coast Lapidary Club Rooms

Meet: 1st Tuesday every 2nd month at 7.30pm

Our group has been active for 10 years, discussions on general faceting topics within group, demonstrations of new and novel equipment, new diagrams, Gemcad and all sundry topics to create general interest. Reports in facet talk and meeting dates.

Contact: Rod Turville 0755394450, email

AFG Darling Downs Group

Address:                      Meetings are held at the Toowoomba Lapidary Club 4 William Street Toowoomba Qld 4350

Opening hours:           Meetings held bi-monthly commencing at 2pm, unless it is a workshop which starts at 9am.

Contact persons:         Neville Kleidon Toowoomba. Phone 07 4613 4507 Email:

                                    Robert Boddington Drayton North. Phone 07 4630 1970 Email: Secretary

About the group:        The Group was started by Peter Collins and others shortly after the Australian Facetors' Guild was born. Our Group would be probably one of the oldest within the AFG. It originally incorporated the South Burnett area as well.


AFG Moreton Bay Group

Contact persons:

The Secretary, AFG Moreton Bay Group, email:

About the group: 

The group meets at the Mitchelton Gem Club's rooms at 40 Ferneydell Street, Ashgrove, Brisbane, at 9:30 am on the first Sundays in February, June and October.        

The group also meets at the Mount Gravatt Lapidary Society’s club rooms at 1873 Logan Road, (Carsons Lane), Upper Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, at 9:30 am on the first Sundays in April, August and December (Christmas Party).

We start at 9:30 am with a short meeting followed by morning tea and a talk and discussion about faceting topics. Our members have many years of experience and share much valuable information to the group. 

Some of the topics for future meetings are Gemcad and Gemray, Gem Identification, Re-dopping methods and dopping for re-cut and gold prospecting, etc.

 l Moreton Bay Group Members, Australian Facetors’ Group Members and prospective members are welcome to attend.

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