Mining industry icon Sir Arvi Parbo AC was farewelled in Melbourne last week.

He was AMMA President from 1976-1978 and held numerous other leadership positions in the Australian resources industry.

Sir Arvi passed away on 1 May, 2019, aged 93.

“Sir Arvi Parbo will be fondly remembered as the most influential 20th Century figure of the Australian resources industry,” Steve Knott AM, AMMA Chief Executive, said last month.

A memorial commemoration for Sir Arvi was held at the Melbourne Town Hall on Monday 27 May.

With thanks to the Melbourne Mining Club, of which Sir Arvi was a patron, the service can be viewed and listened  to below.

A video of the service can be viewed here.

Listen to the memorial commemoration here.

VALE SIR ARVI PARBO AC 10 February 1926 – 1 May 2019