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Fossickers at the creek at Nerrena, Victoria during the gold rush.
|Early Goldrush days in Coolgardie, Western Australia|
via The Mining Chronicle
|Gold miners outside a bark hut, Queensland, ca. 1870 Two gold miners dressed in working clothes outside a slab bark hut |
with mining tools nearby.
TIMELINE OF AUSTRALIAN GOLD RUSH ERA
1851: Ballarat and Bendigo, Victoria
1852: Beechworth, Victoria
1858 - 1859: Bright, Omeo, Chiltern,Victoria
1863: Walhalla, Victoria
1872: Palmer River Gold Rush, Palmer River, Queensland
1893: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
1896: Coolgardie, Western Australia