The Orginal Gold Rush Colony - Staff & Community

The people and groups who make up the Community at The Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo on the South Coast of NSW Australia form a strong network to help make the venue a great experience for day tours, overnight & holiday stays, school and group camps and retreats and functions of all types.

Georgina Jackson

Community Roles: General Manager
Georgina has grown into her job. Her skills and passion for everything around the Original Gold Rush Colony, include modelling in the Wattle and Daub Cottage, and dancing the light fantastic at winning the South Coast Tourism Awards, some of her crowning achievements. She has written 3 winning...
  • Management & Administration
  • Catering & Functions
  • Maintenance & Housekeeping
Community Member - Georgina Jackson

Kathy Evans

Community Roles: Housekeeping
Nickname: Miss Spotless. Kathy never says no, when called on to do housekeeping, from mopping the tavern to making any beds.
  • Maintenance & Housekeeping
Community Member - Kathy Evans

Michael Murray

Community Roles: gardening and maintenance
Michael is the happy chappy, raking leaves and keeping the mess from the Mogo State Forest at bay. He has a keen eye for tidyness, and ensures that the Camp Kitchen is spotless at all times. In rest periods he regales us with stories about his trip to France.
  • Maintenance & Housekeeping
Community Member - Michael Murray

Simon Minogue

Community Roles: Gardener
Simon's years of loving attention to the grounds of The Original gold Rush Colony have paid off in creating a blend of old and new. It is very difficult to retain the rustic rugged Aussie feel whilst in the 21st century. Simon's range of experience includes green keeper at the Kangaroo Valley...
  • Maintenance & Housekeeping
Community Member - Simon Minogue