The Australian gold rush

  • an unrecorded discovery of gold

    The first discovery of gold was made in 1823 but Governer Bligh said to keep it secret because the convicts would slit their heads at night because they would want gold
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    Australian gold rush

  • discovery of gold

    the discovery of gold made by Edward Hargraves at Ophir. He had help from the Tom brothers and John Lista.
  • Ballarat was named the richest goldfields

    Ballarat was named the richest alliviual goldfields in the world.
  • discovery of gold found south east of adelaide

    discovery of gold made by chapman south east of adelaide.
  • Eureka stokade in victoria

    The Eureka stokade was based on aguments about the licences and the licence fees.
  • gold discovered in Tasmania

    Gold was discovered in the nook at Tasmania.
  • small amount of gold found

    A small amount of gold was discovered at fitzroy river in north QLD.
  • lots of diggers moved from Kiandra to m.t kosciuszko

    1500 diggers moved from kiandra to mount kosciuszko seeking their fortune
  • Lambing flat riots began in NSW

    The lambing flat riots began in New South Wales.
  • first gold discovery in NSW

    the first gold discovery at Ophir in NSW by edward hargraves
  • Diggers offered gold if they found gold

    The WA government offered a reward to all persons that could find gold.
  • a substantial find at Coolgardie

    a substantial find in Coolgardie started WA's biggest gold rush.
  • Gold discovered in Gympie

    Gold discovered by Nash in Gympie on the Mary river.
  • gold discovered at spikes gully

    Gold was discovered at spikes gully,near the berossa valley by Harris and his party.
  • firstgold discoveryin NT

    fist gold discovery in NT made by GC Mchlachlan.
  • gold found at palmer river

    Gold found by Mulligan in palmer river created a huge ruch to the area.
  • gold found in Beaconsfield,Tasmania

    Gold discovery made by Dally in Beaconsfeld,Tasmania
  • gold discovered at lisle

    Gold discovered by the Bessell brothers at lisle, Tasmania
  • gold found in teetupla

    gold found in teetupla by Brady and Smith
  • gold was mined at cobar

    gold was mined at cobar NSW using the water method.
  • gold found at kalgoorie

    gold was discovered at kalgoorie by Hannan.
  • bushrangers became a problem.

    Bushrangers became a serious problem to and from the goldfields.