It's Australia, 1850s, A Unit about the Gold Rush - This Australian Curriculum History inquiry unit focusses on the Gold Rush in Australia. Includes migration, perspectives and can be integrated with English. Includes 13 activities, resource list, an appendix and a powerpoint for IWB to support teaching.

FIND OUT: Excellent resource for teachers to help scaffold student's enquiries into this significant event in our history.

The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s. Learn more about it and how much Australia's population expanded.

The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia lasting from 1851 through the late Learn more about it and how much Australia's population expanded as a result of the influx of prospectors hoping to strike it rich.

The Australian Gold Rush - Free Lesson Plans, Games, Powerpoints

Australia - The Gold Rush The Eureka Stockade for Kids - FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games

Eureka! The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore. Follow the story of the people who sought the glittering prize.

The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore.

Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.

GET INTEREST: Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.

The Australia Gold Rush. This is produced by the Australian Government. Don't forget to scroll down the page. There are links throughout as well as at the side.

Johnson, J. (Joseph Colin Francis) A game of euchre in the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery - life on the goldfields - and a scene of tolerance that was not always the norm.

Gold Mining Licence from 1853. Learn more about this object from the Powerhouse Museum as well as history relating to the time.

Gold Mining Licence from Learn more about this object from the Powerhouse Museum as well as history relating to the time.


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Panning for Gold. This page focuses on the Victorian Gold Rush.

All about gold panning in Oregon. Information on where to go, local clubs and other resources.

Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.

GET INTEREST: Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.

Australian Gold, History and Culture Info. There are links at the bottom of the page here too. The information is produced by the Gold Rush Colony Theme Park.

Resources For History Buffs & School Projects Information For School Students To Use As Worksheets The community, owners and staff of the Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo (NSW South Coast Australia) have a wealth of information to share.

Australian Gold Rush and Eureka Stockade product from A-Moment-In-Our-World on TeachersNotebook.com

Australian Gold Rush and Eureka Stockade product from A-Moment-In-Our-World on TeachersNotebook.com

Eureka! The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore. Follow the story of the people who sought the glittering prize. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/gold

The Rush for Gold. The gold rushes and the diggers who worked the goldfields are etched into Australian folklore.

Check the links at the bottom of the page for more history.

Check the links at the bottom of the page for more history.

Great unit to teach students about the Gold Rush in Australia. Activities include locating where gold was found on a map, timeline, Eureka Stockade flag, cultures that came to Australia during the Gold Rush and more.  Can be used as a casual teaching resource, or as a unit of work.

The Australian Gold Rush Activity Unit

It's Australia, 1850s, A Unit about the Gold Rush - This Australian Curriculum History inquiry unit focusses on the Gold Rush in Australia. Includes migration, perspectives and can be integrated with English. Includes 13 activities, resource list, an appendix and a powerpoint for IWB to support teaching.

FIND OUT: Excellent resource for teachers to help scaffold student's enquiries into this significant event in our history.

The Australian Gold Rush - Free Lesson Plans, Games, Powerpoints

Australia - The Gold Rush The Eureka Stockade for Kids - FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games

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