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.

Australia's Gold Rush ~ Clarke Street, Hill End, NSW, 1872

In the early Australian Gold Rush Days, times were tough ~ Photo of Clarke Street.,Hill End, NSW.

Flinders Street Railway tracks with Yarra River in the background,Melbourne in 1932.A♥W

Flinders Street railway tracks and Yarra River in the background,Melbourne,Victoria in Fairfax Archives.

Burke and Wills at the Dig Tree, painted by Sir  John Campbell Longstaff  in the late 1800s.

Burke and Wills at the Dig Tree, painted by Sir John Campbell Longstaff in…

Lindt, J.W. (John William), 1845-1926. Studio portrait of a swagman, Melbourne, Victoria, ca. 1887 [transparency]

Chinook Kennels for U. Army dogs, New Hampshire. S/Sgt. Stanley Kovak, stops with his dog for a short rest. photo by Ian MacLellan I love this photo

Convicts building road over the Blue Mountains, N.S.W. 1833. Charles Rodius…

Convicts building road over the Blue Mountains, N. Courtesy National Library of Australia

Edward McDermott's grocery store in Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, ca 1884

Edward McDermott's grocery store in Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, ca. 1884 - Scene in Brunswick Street between Wickham and Ann Streets.

Queensland in the bushrangers time

Australian life in Queensland in the bushrangers time

Bushwalking in the Old Style - Australian conservation pioneer Myles Dunphy in the Blue Mountains in 1915.

Archival Gear – The First “Hootchie and Swag” challenge

Bushwalking in the Old Style - Australian conservation pioneer Myles Dunphy in the Blue Mountains in

Australian bushrangers

Bushrangers provides information and images about the history of Australian bushrangers from 1805 to

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