Gold & Goldrush Days

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Explore stories of the Australian Gold rush days diggers, the impact of the gold rushes on Australia, research the database and interact with visual features to learn more about the Australian gold rushes.
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Gold Research
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The Lure of finding Gold in Australia made Melbourne the Most chosen destination for Bristish Dreamers. Their arrival changed the face of the Eastern Seabord of Australia. Many arrived in Victoria then travelled north to Mogo and the Araluen
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History Research
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Lambing Flats and the Chinese massacre were not the only instances of ill treatment of the Chinese. This is a documentation of a sad part of our history
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Australian Bureau of Statistics article. Includes; discovery of gold, quantity of gold produced, methods of gold mining and modes of occurrence of gold by Australian state. Also - Remarkable nugget finds and Australia's gold production in comparison with the Commonwealth & World Gold.
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Gold Research
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Australian Gold Rush - Early colonies, culture, economy, infrastructure and environment. Gold resource connects Victoria's stories to wider global historical themes. Primary & Secondary Schools - Gold, Law & Order, society, culture & heritage and impacts on Indigenous Australian Aboriginal people.
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Gold Research
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Learn about Gold - mineral properties, gold in Australia, how is it formed, how it is used - what is it worth. After you have read the information - test your knowledge by taking the Gold Quiz (find link to the beginning of the quiz at the bottom of the first page).
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Gold Research
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Fun & rewarding online game designed for kids 8-12 years, but great fun for all. Travel to the Ballarat goldfields in Victoria - find your tools, gather your equipment and dig for gold. Discover the importance of the Gold Rush era in shaping Australia's population during the mid to late 1800s.
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State Library of NSW - Australian history discovery resource with rich information and links to other gold resources. Learn about the development of and life in Australia's gold rush days of the early 1800s. Follow stories of the people who sought their fortunes on the goldfields.
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A HSIE module suitable for years 5-6 from the Country Areas Program of NSW Australia. Step back to the 1850s and choose a Goldfield to travel to - Decision Making & Organisation.
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