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Top swimming spots in the Victorian Goldfields

There are heaps of great swimming spots throughout the Victorian Goldfields! We have plenty of creeks, rivers and reservoirs which are great for swimming, fishing, picnics and more. Ch...
Posted 08/01/2019 in Things to do
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Fire in Sandhurst (Bendigo) Christmas Day, 1857

Sandhurst (Bendigo) Victoria, 1857. Published by Sands & Kenny, Melbourne & Sydney, 1857. Plate from Victoria illustrated / S.T. Gill. Image source: State Library Victori...
Posted 24/12/2018 in History
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The Golden Christmas Cake, 1872

The golden Christmas cake, 1872. Image source: State Library Victoria Imagine walking through the...
Posted 21/12/2018 in History
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Wallaby Mine Gold Battery

Now here is so...
Posted 13/12/2018 in Places
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The Christmas Gift gold nugget, 1877

Close up image of The Christmas Gift gold nugget, discovered at Break O'Day (now known as Corindhap) Victoria in 1877 (source: http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-141980152) ...
Posted 02/12/2018 in Gold
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An 1850s Christmas wedding with a tragic end

A grievous tale told by Ellen Clacy in her book A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 describes the tragic demise of a woman who, set to marry her love on Chri...
Posted 02/12/2018 in History
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Christmas on the goldfields

Christmas pudding in the bush, 1856. Image source: State Library Victoria ...
Posted 24/11/2018 in History
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Gift ideas for gold prospectors

With Christmas fast approaching, you may be searching for the perfect gift for the gold prospector in your life! The following list offers a huge variety ...
Posted 16/11/2018 in Gold
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Victoria's Underground Mine Tours

Guided underground mine tours offer a unique, unforgettable experience where you can immerse yourself in Victoria's mining history in an exciting and enga...
Posted 02/10/2018 in Things to do
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Ghost Tours and Paranormal Investigations

Aradale Lunatic Asylum, Ararat VIC. Image source: Eerie Tours ...
Posted 01/10/2018 in Things to do
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Things to do with the family in the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the family? Take a look through this ultimate list of family-friendly things to do in the Victorian Goldfields! Featuring a wide range of local activi...
Posted 01/10/2018 in Things to do
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Dangers of mine shafts in the Victorian Goldfields

Unexpected open mine shafts are a fairly common sight th...
Posted 29/08/2018 in Gold
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Gold Shops, Detector Hire, and Gold Tours in the Victorian Goldfields

Gold prospecting shops Ballarat Gold Ballarat ...
Posted 23/08/2018 in Gold
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A virtual tour of the Victorian Goldfields

Interested in the historical treasures of the Victorian Goldfields? Check out these panoramic virtual views of various significant sites throughout the goldfields! Simply follow the 'view' links provi...
Posted 22/08/2018 in Places
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Goldfields Guide's Top 10

Goldfields Guide is the most comprehensive online resource for both locals and tourists looking to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Featuring almost 300 (and counting) local attra...
Posted 21/08/2018 in Things to do
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YouTube Channels from the Victorian Goldfields

Image source: Reddog's Gold Adventures, Yo...
Posted 19/08/2018 in Gold
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The Murders at Mia Mia Flat

Mia Mia Flat, near Talbot VIC Mia Mia Flat, a historic goldfield between Talbot and Lillicur, harbours a dark ...
Posted 26/05/2018 in History
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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 the...
Posted 26/04/2018 in People
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Children of the Goldfields

Our boys gold panning at Dead Dog Gully. Image source: Be...
Posted 18/04/2018 in People
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