First Star Resources Announces Appointments to the Board of Directors and Management Team

VANCOUVER, CANADA – August 10, 2010 – First Star Resources Inc. (TSX-V: FS) (“First Star”), is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Gardner and Mr. John Campbell have joined First Star Resources’ Board of Directors. Mr. Campbell joins the Board as a director and Mr. Gardner has accepted the role of director and Secretary of the Company, replacing Mr. Ib Moller who has tendered his resignation.

Robert Gardner, received his masters of Arts and Law degrees from the University of Cambridge. He is a member of Queens counsel and was called to the bars of BC and England & Wales. He is a partner and principal of the law firm, Gardner & Associates with over 30 years of experience with public companies, having served on the board of more than ten publicly traded companies.  Mr. Gardner brings to First Star his extensive knowledge and experience in financing, structuring  and acquisitions.

John Campbell is the CEO and president of Stealth Energy Inc. (CNSX:  SLH) and he also sits on the board of Viridis Energy Inc, a   “green energy” company, listed on the TSX:V.  For the last ten years he has primarily focused on his oil and gas activities in the US. Mr. Campbell brings his extensive resource and mining experience to the Board of Directors.

We feel very fortunate to welcome Robert Gardner and John Campbell to our board and management team.  Their appointments bring very valuable experience, knowledge and expertise in the mining and resource industry to First Star Resources. The Company thanks Ib Moller for all his years of service as a director and secretary and we wish him all the best.”   Bill Wishart, President and CEO of First Star Resources Inc.

About First Star Resources Inc.

First Star Resources  is a junior exploration company focused on gold exploration in the world famous Tintina Gold belt in Alaska. The Tintina Gold belt hosts major gold deposits  and several mines, such as; Fort Knox Mine-3.7 million oz gold, the Donlin Creek deposit 33.5 million oz. gold , the Livengood deposit, 8.1 million oz gold, White Gold deposit 1.4 million oz gold (Recently taken over by Kinross Gold Corp), and the Pogo Mine 5.6 million oz gold,  which is adjacent to one of First Stars Resources’ key targets for this year and the WP property.  International Tower Hill (ITH-T) spent millions of dollars on the WP and LMS properties which they optioned to First Star Resources after they made their discovery at Livengood.   Both of these properties have well defined Gold Targets which First Star Resources will immediately be following up with this summer season.

First Star resources trades under the symbol FS on the TSX.V.

Visit the Company’s website, www.firststarresources.com and  Facebook page .

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Bill Wishart, President & CEO

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Bill Wishart toll free at 1-877-609-0555 or Patrick Forseille, P.Geo. at (604) 608-0300

Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information, including without limitation statements as to planned expenditures and exploration programs. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include without limitation the completion of planned expenditures, the ability to complete exploration programs on schedule and the success of exploration programs.

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