New South WalesEdward Hargraves was the first person to discover gold in Australia. He found gold at Bathurst in 1851.
Lewis Pond Creek-1851
VictoriaIn August (1851-1864) John Dunlop was the first person to discover gold in Victoria. He found it in Ballarat.
South AustraliaIn 1851 The South Australian government gave anyone who could find gold $1000. In 1852 William Chapman found gold in Echunga.
TasmaniaIn 1859, Keeling Richardson was the first person to find gold in Tasmania on the east of Fingal.
QueenslandIn 1867 John Nash discovered gold in Gympie as Gympie was the hope of finding gold.
Palmer River- 1877
Mount Morgan- 1860
Northern TerritoryIn 1871 construction workers found gold by accident between Alice Springs and Darwin.
Western AustraliaIn 1892, Arthur Bayley and William Flat were the first people to discover gold in Western Australia near a waterhole.