SPECIAL NEWS – Another cave property purchase – M-3 Shades of Death

Just one snap from Shades of Death (M-3 Cave, Buchan)

Just one snap from Shades of Death (ack: Daryl Carr)


April 2017.  The Rimstone Cooperative directors are announcing the pending purchase of another property* in the Buchan caves region (East Gippsland, Victoria) – the infamous M-3 Cave, known for years as “Shades of Death”.

Appeals for assistance with funding of the purchase are now open. See more details on the new M-3 Cave page.

To download the M-3 Shades-of-Death Cave Purchase Appeal Form with more details and make a speedy donation, download the special Appeal Form.


* This adds to the earlier purchase of the Scrubby Creek property.

May 2017 – Latest Newsletter #24 available

LATEST NEWS: Purchasing M-3 Shades of Death property, and seeking funds to assist the purchase.

The new-look Homeleigh Lounge Room

The new-look Homeleigh Lounge Room

May 19-20 (2017) – Homeleigh Working Bee

  • Scrubby Creek Cave and property news and the tufa terraces.
  • Lounge Room project update (and photo).
  • Report from the recent March Working Bee.
  • New director – Welcome Mark T.

Read all about it in Newsletter #24

June 2016 – Latest Newsletter #23 with key event dates and accomm rates

June 2016 – The latest newsletter is now available to view. See the link on the Newsletters page.

In the newsletter, see details about a small increase in Homeleigh accommodation rates, and upcoming events:

  • 8-10 July – Homeleigh Lounge Room Painting Bee
  • 17-25 September – General Homeleigh Working Bee
  • Friday 7th October – AGM (venue TBA).

See the newsletter for all the details.

August 2015 – Latest Newsletter #22, and AGM in October

See the latest Rimstone newsletter #22 with details about: the Rimstone AGM – Friday 2 October (agenda, venue, supper, etc. details are in the newsletter); the June Monster Working Bee wrap up; the Lounge Room Project update; and the Scrubby Creek latest (including a Tufa Terrace Project 21-22 November). Note that annual Rimstone fees are now due.

See the newsletter on the Rimstone web site, Newsletters page: http://rimstone.org.au/newsletters.html

August 2014 – Latest Newsletter #20, plus upcoming AGM

The latest newsletter #20 is uploaded and available, as is the notice of the 2014 AGM (Friday 12 September) with interim minutes from the previous year AGM. The newsletter also includes a detailed report from the June Working Bee, and a couple of photos. See the newsletter on the Rimstone web site, Newsletters page: http://rimstone.org.au/newsletters.html