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Your reliable refining partner

Trusted by the mining industry for 125 years, we’re the refining partner you can rely on.

Meeting your gold and silver refining needs

Our refining business has been built on long-term relationships with Australia’s largest mining companies. Our commitment is to provide our partners with reliable and efficient results, supported by a secure and government-backed refinery.

Redefining refining

Metals we accept

As an accredited refiner and assayer, our customers have confidence in the return they will receive from our quality refining service.


As one of the largest and most reputable refiners in the southern hemisphere, we processed more than 240 tonnes of newly mined gold for our resources industry customers in 2022-23. 

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Processing 230 tonnes of silver in 2022-23, The Perth Mint has an international reputation for excellence, quality and safety.

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Contact us 

Our dedication and commitment to being your reliable refining partner is at the core of our business. If you have any questions about the refining process and specific project needs, please contact us.

The Perth Mint Refinery
Available Monday - Friday: 8.30am–5pm AWST
131 Horrie Miller Drive Perth Airport WA 6105 Australia
Postal: PO Box 957 Cloverdale WA 6985 Australia

Walk-in lodgement times

Walk-in lodgements

Monday to Friday, 8am-2.30pm

* All walk-in lodgement customers must have an account. View Account and ID requirements.

Discover what makes us Australasia’s refining partner of choice


Why we have a long-established reputation

We are industry experts when it comes to refining your precious metals

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Held to the highest standards

We are an accredited gold and silver refiner and assayer, with accreditations from five of the world's gold exchanges.

Ability to operate at scale

With capacity to refine in excess of 800 tonnes of gold and 1,000 tonnes of silver each year, our refinery is among the most established in the world.

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Safe and secure

A safe and trusted Australian-based refiner, we guarantee payment. We are owned by the Government of WA with all precious metal holdings backed by a government guarantee.

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Precision assay

Our advanced precious metals assay laboratory provides rapid turnaround times and trusted accuracy for gold analysis.


We are accredited by LBMA, The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE), Osaka Exchange, Ltd (OSE) and Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX).

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New to refining?

As a gold producer, how do you establish confidence in metal purity, security and ethical and sustainable processes?

Asking these five questions will help you assess who to trust to refine your gold and silver. 

Responsible sourcing and production

Why choose The Perth Mint

We’ve been refining gold for 125 years

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Renowned for creating and serving global markets
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Transparent across our diverse business operations

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At the forefront of refinery process technology

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Dedicated to ethically sourced precious metals