• First Discovery of Coal in Australia

    In 1791, coal was first discovered by Europeans in Australia at the mouth of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales
  • Next Discovary of Coal

    The next dicovery of coal was on the south coast of New South Wales by Willam Clarke.
  • The First Coal Mine in Australia

    The first coalmine in Australia was established near Hunter River.
  • Coal Settlement

    Goverment King created a settlement at Hunter Valley, he named it Newcastle.It became the center for coal in Australia.
  • Building Developments

    In Newcastle seashells were burnt to make lime for buldings,