on bakery hill where the meeting was the southern cross went up and then peter laylor stepped up and said an oath we swear by the southern cross, to stand truly by each other, and defend our rights and libertys.
the war ended in only 20 minutes. 5 soldiers died and 25 diggers died.
public protest meetingin melbourne
public meeting held in melbourne to protest the actions of the lieutenant governor and Ballarat authorities at Eureka.
miners right implemented
the final report of the gold feilds commission is presented to governor hotham. the report advocates that:the gold licence be replaced by an export duty on gold,the introduction of miners right which would give the franchise to the holder and the abolition of the gold commission. These recommendations were subsepuently implemented
governor hotham dies in melbourne
welcome nugget found
found in Sovereign hill, Ballarat by a Cornish miner.