Gold discoveries of Australia

Timeline created by adrian.jaramillo
In History
  • New South Wales

    Edward Hargraves was the first person to discover gold in NSW Bathust in 1851.
  • New South Wales

    Edward Hargraves was the first person to discover gold in 1851 NSW
  • Victoria

    Thomas Hiscock was rewarded 1000 pounds for finding gold in 1851 Victoria
  • Victoria

    In 1852 20,000 miners found gold in ballarat Victoria and came to pan for gold.
  • Queensland

    In 1858 John Nash discovered gold in Gympie. Two months later 25,000 miners were searching for gold.
  • South Australia

    Thomas Brady and Thomas Smith were the first persons to find gold in 1866 South Australia.
  • Palm River Queensland

    Palm River was know as a dangerous place to mine because the miners were bitten by insects or snakes. 17,000 miners were mining in Palm River in 1877 and 5,000,000 worth of alluvial was mined.
  • Western Australia

    In 1892 Arthur Bayley and Williams they found the gold near a water hole in Coolgardie.