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.
Add a new and fun dimension to your study of the Australian gold rushes. This layered word book spells the word GOLDRUSH and each page contains questions for students to investigate and answer. A note-taking table is included to support students as they investigate the answers to the questions. Australian history lessons
GET INTEREST: Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.