You don’t become the 35th least successful gold prospector in Kalgoorlie without making a few enemies along the way. A lesson Trav knows all too well.
Trav is well known for his “work scummier, not harder” method. His method – head out at night to raid equipment, paydirt and sometimes actual gold from fellow prospector’s camps.
Naturally, Trav can’t wait for Diggers & Dealers each year, so he can crash corporate events at the pub to dish out some nuggets of wisdom.
It’s Trav’s contention that these big miners are “f****** gooses” for their labour intensive & expensive methodology of surveying, drilling, mining and milling the precious metal.
A mining executive for one of WA’s biggest mines recounted the moment he was bailed up by Trav at the urinal of the Exchange Hotel.
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