About The Show

We would like to thank Tommy for his endless professionalism and hard work for the past 2 series of The Weekend Prospector. Tommy is hanging up the detector as The Weekend Prospector and we wish him all the very best. The last episode with Tommy can be seen this Saturday at 11am only on 7mate". Thank you Tommy it's been a great experience working with you and the team at MCW Productions will miss you...EUREKA!!
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The Weekend Prospector

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  • INTRODUCING OUR NEW HOST ANDREW BALES Andrew is a well known and respected author of several publications and has prospected across the country. From the humble pan to sophisticated electronic equipment, Andrew will share all of his knowledge not only as a geologist but also as a mad keen prospector. Andrew has an abundance of skill and an uncanny knack of finding gold which has lead him to some of the wildest outback country of Australia. His ...

    The Weekend Prospector > 09/07/2020
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    The Weekend Prospector > 09/07/2020
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  • Hi guys check this out for some great prizes whilst we're in lock down

    The Weekend Prospector > 08/04/2020
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  • One very corroded one penny..unfortunately no date.

    Follower > 28/03/2020
    Status : Added photos

  • Just a few finds

    Follower > 28/03/2020
    Status : Added photos