sose 2013 coal

  • disvoverd

    Coal was first discoverd by Eurpeons in Australia at the mouth of the Hunter River in New South Wales by the ecaping convit William Bryat.
  • next discovery

    The next discovery in coal was on the South Coast of New South Wales by William Clark near preasant day Thirroul.
  • first coal mine

    The first coal mine in Austrila was established near the mouth of Hunter river.
  • permanet settlement

    Governer Kingset up a permanent settlement there, naming it New Castle.It became the centre of the coal mine industry.
  • Period: to

    Boiling seawater

    Sea water was boiled from local coal. In the same arae sea shells where burnt to produce lime mainly for buildings.