17th - 20th May 2019
Kialla Scout Hall - 7km South of Shepparton
9th - 12th August 2019
Marong Community Hall.
15th - 18th November 2019
TBA - Venue under negotiation.
21st - 24th February 2020
Tandara Caravan Park
15th - 18th May 2020
Kialla Scout Hall - 7km South of Shepparton
Details Available Soon!
(After the next Workshop)
This Workshop is held at the Caravan Park (In the Games Room).
Tandara Caravan Park, 9 Village Ave Traralgon. Phone (03) 5133 6206. Approximately 3 Km West of Traralgon, next to the Hospital.
Caravans and Cabins are on site. Please book early as there are limited sites available. We believe that the Caravan Park is pet friendly. Please mention the Victorian Facetors' Group when making your booking.
Bring everything chair, table, adaptors, power board, 10x, head visor, transfer jig, dops, dopping medium, bucket, tissues, rough material and whatever you need for a good weekend’s faceting. Don’t forget your mug for a cuppa.
Tandara Caravan Park has superb facilities, including a recently upgraded Out-Door Kitchen and Barbecue Area for Workshop attendees to enjoy.
Friday 21st: Arrive and set up 2pm. Faceting until 5.00 pm then an evening session 7pm to 9pm.
Saturday 22nd: Start 8 am faceting all day until 5pm, then an evening session 7 pm to 9 pm.
Sunday 23rd: Start 8.am faceting until 10.30 am Meeting will start. After meeting continue faceting till 5.00 pm. Evening session 7pm to 9.00 pm.
Monday 24th: Start 8am faceting until 12.00 Noon.
WORKSHOP FEES - We charge a Minimal Fee to attend the workshop.
Tandara Caravan Park has a range of facilities on offer such as a large in ground pool and spa which is perfect for cooling off in the summer months. A full sized bitumen tennis court, A BBQ gazebo and a spacious games room which is equipped with a pool table, table tennis table, dart board and tables and chairs. There is plenty to do if you want to keep busy or you can just relax and enjoy the landscaped grounds and open spaced areas.
Tandara Caravan Park is conveniently located on the Princes Freeway midway between Traralgon and Morwell and being approximately 150 kilometres from Melbourne make it a great stopping point for travellers to stop and recharge.
Tandara Caravan Park is set on 10 acres of landscaped grounds. Whether you are travelling for pleasure or business or visiting family in the area, Tandara Caravan Park can help with your accommodation needs. We have a range of cabin styles and powered sites.
At Tandara Caravan Park we have an array of powered sites, some with concrete pads and some spacious grassy sites set amongst the trees and garden surrounds. Power and water connections are available on each site. We also have ensuite sites available.
At Tandara Caravan Park we also have space available for caravan storage either short or long term.
For more information on our powered sites or caravan storage please contact our office staff on 03 5133 6206.
At Tandara Caravan Park we have a range of cabin options to suit your needs and your budget. Our one-bedroom studio cabins are spacious and modern and well equipped to make your stay with us comfortable and enjoyable.
We have a variety of deluxe cabins which can accommodate a single traveller or a couple through to multiple bedroom cabins which suit families or small groups.
Tandara Caravan Park also has premium cabins for those wanting a longer stay or for the budget conscious traveller.
Contact our office on 03 5133 6206 for more information or to make a booking.
Check out this magnificent 40-page Official Visitor Guide to Central Gippsland. You will be truly amazed at how much there is to do and see while you are enjoying your stay in the area.
Still want to find out more?
Click the red button to go to the Visitor Information Centre's Website. If you intend to visit the Information Centre in person, please see the map below for their location and opening hours.
During your stay, visit the Latrobe Visitor Information Centre at 'The Old Church' 41 Princes Street, Traralgon (next to the railway station).
Our friendly staff and volunteers will be happy to assist you with information on Latrobe Valley and the greater Gippsland region including accommodation, restaurants, and the attractions to visit.
We stock a range of maps, locally made gifts and souvenirs.
Latrobe Visitor Information Centre
41 Princes Street
Traralgon, VIC 3844 Australia
Open 7 days a week, 10am to 4pm (except Christmas Day and Good Friday)
Our centre is wheelchair and pram friendly with ramps, toilets, disabled and RV/long vehicle parking. We also offer FREE Wi-Fi and Charge-bar for your mobile devices.
The Victorian Facetors’ Group promotes the faceting of natural and man-made gemstones and the enjoyment of this hobby.
Whether you are a member of a gem club or not, or an old hand or even a novice, we will help take your faceting skills to the next level.
Our Group meets four times a year in different locations across Victoria running four-day Faceting Workshops.
The object is to give as many members as possible the chance to attend a workshop and get together with like-minded facetors in a very supportive and welcoming environment.
Faceting Workshops are usually held as follows:
3rd Weekend February
3rd Weekend May
2nd Weekend August
3rd Weekend November
Full details and what we do are published in our quarterly Newsletter.
Bring your own faceting machine and divide your time between faceting, and sharing advice, and participating in some friendly discussion sessions. Or just call in for a coffee.
Perhaps contemplating the purchase of your first faceting machine?
We usually have a variety of models in operation so you can compare them and chat with the owners.
There are always experienced people
on hand if you need help – And it is
always willingly provided.
Expand your Interest in Faceting
Our Workshops are designed for people of all ages, and for any level of skill in a most friendly environment.
Visitors and prospective new members are always welcome to any of our Faceting Workshops, and may attend for the entire four days or you may prefer to just come and visit for a few hours or even a couple of days.
Gemmasta GL4 Faceting Machine