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Gold rush poem, 1851. The Rhyme of the Melbourne Mania

This interesting 1851 poem...
Posted 06/05/2019 in Gold
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Children of the Victorian Gold Rush

Life for children on the goldfields during the 1850's gold rush was rife with danger and illness - the Pennyweight Flat Children's Cemetery in Castlemaine is a heartbreaking testament to...
Posted 26/04/2018 in People
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Abandoned mines of the Victorian Goldfields

Tunnel Hill Mine, Talbot Victori...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Gold
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Puddling machines of the Victorian Goldfields

Mining Model - Surfacing & Puddling, Shallow Alluvial Workings, Victoria, circa 1857. Image source: Museums Victoria. ...
Posted 04/04/2018 in Gold
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The Welcome Stranger gold nugget

Image source: Replica - Rodney Start (photographer) - Museums Victoria ...
Posted 03/04/2018 in Gold
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Mining ruins and relics throughout the Central Goldfields

The Central Goldfields Shire is filled with significant relics and remnant...
Posted 27/01/2018 in Things to do
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