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Life Members

Arthur King

Arthur King


Arthur was the Life Member and a founding Director of the Australian Coal Preparation Society.  He was one of the longest serving members of the Queensland Society/Branch.  His service to the Society is summarised below: 

Queensland Committee:

  • 20 years on the Committee – 1970-71 until 1989-90
  • 20 years as Secretary – 1970-71 - 1989-90. 

National Board:

  • Founding member
  • 2 years on the Committee – 1989 and 1989-90. 

Conference Committees:

  • 5 Local Organising Committees.  


  • Contributed to the notes and organisation of the first Coal Preparation course in Queensland in 1976. 

Society Histories:

  • In 1994, compiled a history of the Queensland Society/Branch celebrating its first 25 years.
  • In 1998, compiled a history of the first 10 years of the National Committee of the Society. 

Arthur was a stalwart of the Society during his 20 years as Secretary of the Queensland Society/Branch. 

Arthur passed away on 30 May 2001.