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Queen's Birthday Mine

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Corner of Queens Birthday Mine Road and Goldsborough Road, Goldsborough VIC 3472

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The Queen's Birthday Mine opened in Goldsborough in 1865. Huge mullock heaps and the remnants of the battery foundations are still present. 

Watch out for uneven ground while walking through the Queen's Birthday Mine site.

The Historical Underground Mines of Victoria Australia have an informative video exploring the Queens Birthday Mine site.

The Historical Underground Mines of Victoria Australia are a group of historians and rock climbers who explore Victoria's historical mines and record Victoria's lost mining history. They record and share videos, images and information about their explorations - you can check out all their videos on their YouTube channel and be sure to like their Facebook page for regular updates.


  • Bushwalking is an excellent way to get outdoors and exploring nature.
  • Gold prospecting is the recreational act of searching for natural gold deposits in the ground using tools such as gold detectors, gold pans and gold sluices. The Goldfields region of Victoria is a popular destination for gold prospectors, with many of the world's largest alluvial gold nuggets found in the area!


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Alexandra thomson
My father Edward Taylor was the headmaster at goldsborough state school in the nineteen fiftees. We lived in the school house which was next to the school