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Resource directory for gold prospecting, gold history and exploring the Victorian Goldfields

There are lots of fantastic resources across the Goldfields Guide website which are useful for both gold prospectors and those interested in exploring the history and features of the Victorian Goldfie...
Posted 06/05/2019 in Gold
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Gold rush poem, 1851. The Rhyme of the Melbourne Mania

This interesting 1851 poem describes the madness which gripped Victoria (then known as the Port Phillip District of New South Wales) in the early days of Australia's gold rush, the offer of a £200 re...
Posted 06/05/2019 in Gold
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Abandoned mines of the Victorian Goldfields

Mineshafts and mullock heaps are an extremely common sight throughout the bushland of the goldfields, and you can regularly come across abandoned mine tunnels, discarded boilers, machinery site founda...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Gold
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Laanecoorie Gold Bash 2017

The three day event is being held from the 6th - 8th of October at the Laanecoorie Lakeside Park in Central Victoria. The event is organised by a small volunteer committee and continues to run through...
Posted 25/09/2017 in Events
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