Gold discoveries of Australia

Timeline created by Katy.Gainge
In History
  • New South Wales

    New South Wales
    Edward Hargraves discovered gold in Lewis Pond Creek Bathurst 1851.
  • NSW- Summer Hill

    NSW- Summer Hill
    Edward Hargraves moved to Summer Hill- along with John lister- as there was no more gold here.
  • Victoria

    Victoria
    Thomas Hiscock was rewarded with $1000 for finding gold in Buninyong.
  • 1852

    1852
    Gold had been found in Ballarat and over 20,000 people came to pan for gold.
  • Queensland

    In 1858, 8000 Victorians rushed to Port Curtis to find gold.
  • Tasmania

    The first discovery of gold in Tasmania was on the East Coast in Fingal.