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
Design especially for the Australian Curriculum - Year 5 HASS Australian Gold Rush. This activity allows Year 5 HASS students to create a chronological timeline of the major events of the Australian Gold Rush.
Eureka flag remains: The Eureka Flag was originally a war flag used by the Eureka Rebellion of 1854 on the goldfields of Ballarat. Dark blue background with a cross that has a star at each extremity and one at the cross section of the two axes.