Industrial Revolution-Coal

  • Coal was first discovered.

    Coal was first discovered by Europeans in Australia at the Hunter River in New South Wales.
  • Second discovery of coal.

    The second discovery of coal was on the south coast of NSW by William Clarke.
  • First coalmine was established.

    The first coalmine was established in Australia near Hunter River.
  • Permanent settlement was set up.

    Governer King set up a permanent settlement naming it NewCastle.