Life on the Australian goldfields. Featuring photographs from The Holtermann Collection, taken by Beaufort Merlin and Charles Bayliss
Resources For Teachers
FIND OUT: Excellent resource for teachers to help scaffold student's enquiries into this significant event in our history.
Richard Penna at home in Woods Point, c.
Miners Playing Ping Pong with shovel and panning tin, in Queensland, Australia Photo shared by State Library of Queensland, Australia.
by State Library of Queensland, Australia
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.
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?
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"
All Nations Hotel (J. Williams proprietor), Clarke Street, Hill End, / American & Australasian Photographic Company
by State Library of New South Wales collection
Walhalla Victoria- Great photo of the State Bank opposite Jackie's.
Meant To Be
This painting shows the final minutes of the Eureka Stockade battle, Australia's largest armed uprising. That history is borrowed in chapter