Goldfields life

Life on the Australian goldfields. Featuring photographs from The Holtermann Collection, taken by Beaufort Merlin and Charles Bayliss
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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.

Gold diggers. Richard Penna at home in Woods Point, c. 1915. Victoria

Richard Penna at home in Woods Point, c.

Miners playing ping pong with shovel and panning tin,  Queensland, c. 1890

Miners Playing Ping Pong with shovel and panning tin, in Queensland, Australia Photo shared by State Library of Queensland, Australia.

Fossickers at Nerrena in Gippsland Victoria Australia in 1904. The land in the background has been heavily worked by miners and is denuded of timber and most vegetation.

Fossickers at Nerrena in Gippsland Victoria Australia in The land in the background has been heavily worked by miners and is denuded of timber and most vegetation.

original eureka flag, 1854. Art Gallery of Ballarat

The most potent symbol of Australia's only rebellion, the Eureka Stockade, is the blue and white Southern Cross flag. What do we know about the women who supposedly stitched the flag in one day under the cover of darkness?

Gold panning, Australia, 1900

Asian demand ensures that the Australian Mining Boom will probably never be over. Continuing high demand for minerals from China, Japan, South Korea.

Peter Lalor was the main leader at the Eureka Stockade..the Eureka oath.."We swear by the Southern Cross to stand truly by each other and fight to defend our rights and liberties"

Peter Lalor was the main leader at the Eureka Stockade.the Eureka oath."We swear by the Southern Cross to stand truly by each other and fight to defend our rights and liberties"

All Nations Hotel (J. Williams proprietor), Clarke Street, Hill End, 1871-1875 / American & Australasian Photographic Company    From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au    Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=62726

All Nations Hotel (J. Williams proprietor), Clarke Street, Hill End, / American & Australasian Photographic Company

Walhalla Victoria, history

Walhalla Victoria- Great photo of the State Bank opposite Jackie's.

03 December - The Battle of the Eureka Stockade is held near Ballarat, Victoria

This painting shows the final minutes of the Eureka Stockade battle, Australia's largest armed uprising. That history is borrowed in chapter

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