Check out these old back-and-white photos of Australia during the 1870 gold rush. These mostly show the town’s inhabitants standing proudly in the dusty town or right in front of their establishments — like a butcher shop and an undertaker’s shop — and staring right into the lens. The pictures are beautifully lit, and they [...]

Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

American & Australasian Photographic Company Herbert Street, west side looking north from Mayne Street and showing Barnes’ Chemist Shop, Gulgong 1872 Wet plate glass negative, on 18242

Gold Rush BINGO Game

Gold Rush BINGO Game

This would be a fun game to introduce a lesson and hook students' attention.

Designed 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.

Australian Gold Rush Foldable Timeline Activity

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 Stockade - Video - Resources - TES Australia

Eureka Stockade - Video - Resources - TES Australia

The third of December is the anniversary of a very famous event in Australia's history called the Eureka Stockade.

Australian Gold Rush Timeline Posters feature 17 key events that shaped the early Goldrush era in Australia. Each poster features the year and description of the event, as well as a supporting high resolution clip art or photograph from the era. Use to support your Australian history unit as posters or on the interactive whiteboard. 21 pages for $2! http://designedbyteachers.com.au/marketplace/australian-gold-rush-timeline-posters/

Australian Gold Rush Timeline Posters

These high quality posters, linked to the Australian curriculum, feature 17 key events that shaped the early Goldrush era in Australia. Each poster features the year and description of the event, as well as a supporting high resolution clip art or photogr

It can be difficult for students to relate to the frustration of the Australian Gold rush diggers in the lead up to the Eureka Stockade in 1854. This game has been designed to help your Year 5 HASS students gain an understanding by experiencing the corruption of the Troopers, the difficulty of making money on the goldfields and the expensive price of licence fees.

Australian Gold Rush Eureka Stockade - Show Us Yer Licence! Game

It can be difficult for students to relate to the frustration of the Australian Gold rush diggers in the lead up to the Eureka Stockade in 1854. This game has been designed to help your Year 5 HASS students gain an understanding by experiencing the corruption of the Troopers, the difficulty of making money on the goldfields and the expensive price of licence fees.

Teaching Resource: 27 pages of worksheets, posters and classroom decorations about the Australian Gold Rush Era.

Australian Gold Rush - Teaching Resource Pack

GET INTEREST: Arouse interest with this set of posters, borders and puzzles about the Gold Rush.

australian currency 1880 - Google Search

australian currency 1880 - Google Search

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