The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s. Learn more about it and how much Australia's population expanded.

The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia lasting from 1851 through the late Learn more about it and how much Australia's population expanded as a result of the influx of prospectors hoping to strike it rich.

Gold Rush 1852 Australia

Some mighty big lumps of gold. Holtermann from left), Richard Ormsby Kerr (centre) and Beyers from right), with reef gold from Star of Hope mine, / American & Australasian Photographic Company, originally uploaded by State Library.

Australia - The Gold Rush & The Eureka Stockade  for Kids - FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games

The Gold Rush & The Eureka Stockade - Free presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games

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Eureka Stockade Riot. J. B. Henderson (1854) watercolour

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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