Illegal sapphire mining operation shut down in Inverell

Jacinta Dickins
By Jacinta Dickins
Updated November 25 2020 - 3:50am, first published November 23 2020 - 10:56pm
STONES SEIZED: The NSW Resource Regulator has shut down an illegal mining operation near Inverell. Sapphires on site, which are pictured, were seized as investigations continue. Photo: Supplied

Two people are currently under investigation after an illegal mining operation was shut down in Inverell.


Jacinta Dickins

Jacinta Dickins

Features and Special Publications Journalist