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 to

Remarkable photos of 1872 gold boom in Australia

Gold Rush Picture Labelling Task

Gold Rush Picture Labelling Task

Gold Rush Picture Labelling Task

Gold Rush Picture Labelling Task

Ned Kelly Created after studies of Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly Series Acrylic Year 6

Ned Kelly Created after studies of Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly Series Acrylic Year 6

History in the Making - some excellent units linked to the AC from AISNSW

History in the Making - some excellent units linked to the AC from AISNSW

How did the Australian gold rush affect the Aborigines?

Aborigines rarely bothered to look for gold, but they were able to trade with the miners. Some of them even became members of the Native Police Corps,.

This fantastic resource contains two comprehension activities focusing on the Eureka Stockade. The first is a storyboard activity allowing students to sort and sequence events from the text into order and then create their own storyboard by drawing pictures to match the events. The second is a foldable activity featuring five events from the text for which students need to determine the cause and effect.

Australian Gold Rush Eureka Stockade Comprehension Activities

This fantastic resource contains two comprehension activities focusing on the Eureka Stockade. The first is a storyboard activity allowing students to sort and sequence events from the text into order and then create their own storyboard by drawing pictures to match the events. The second is a foldable activity featuring five events from the text for which students need to determine the cause and effect.

Ned Kelly by Australian painter Sidney Nolan, 1947

Australia's Culture Portal: image by Sidney Nolan, Kelly and horse

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