New south walesAustralia 1851 in a small colonial, Edward hargraves discovered
gold in bathurst in the goldfields. He also takes a mate John lister.
summer HillThe duo went from bathurst to summer hill to discover more gold.
victoria goldfields BallaratAugust 1851 Thomas Hiscook was rewarded £1000 pounds for finding gold Buninyong which is south of ballert
south australiaThe South Australian Government offered a
reward of £1,000 to the first miner who could find
payable gold in the colony in 1851.
Queensland8000 Victorians alone rushed to Port
Curtis. However, the promise of gold was
exaggerated and the findings were very little.
Northern Territory pine creekIn 1871 construction workers building an overland telegraphy line between Alice spring and darwin. The builders found gold by accident.
western Australia CoolgardieIn 1892, Arthur Bayley and Williams Flat found gold
near a water hole in Coolgardie. It was this
discovery that started the town. Gold is still being
mined in Coolgardie today.
Tasmania BeaconsfieldOn the Tamar River is the deep shaft Beaconsfield
mine. This mine produced £77,2671 worth of gold
by 1905, however by 1914 the mine was no longer
productive and it was closed.