Gold Discoveries of Australia

Timeline created by Eva.Cakovski
In History
  • Victoria

    Victoria is the richest goldfield state with 1000 tones of gold in 1850
  • New South Wales

    Edward Hargraves discovered the gold rush in Bathurst in 1851
  • Victoria- 1st Winner

    Governor La Trobe offered a reward for anyone who was able to find the gold in Victoria. Thomas Hiscock was rewarded $1,000 in 1851
  • South Australia - Echunga

    South Australia government offered a reward of $1,000 to the first miner who could find the payable gold in the colony in 1851
  • New South Wales

    In 1851 Edward Hargraves was the first person who found gold
  • Victoria

    Governor La Trobe offered a reward to Hiscock with $1,000 for finding gold
  • South Australia

    The South Australia government offered a reward of $1,000 to the first miner who could find payable gold in the colony in 1851
  • Victoria- The gold was found

    In 1852 the gold was found in Ballarat and 2,000 miners came to pan for gold
  • Queensland

    In 1858 there were 8000 Victorians that were alone rushed to Port Curtis. However, the government donated $15,000 to help the miners returned home safely.
  • Queensland

    The Victorian government has to donate $15,000 to help the miners to return home safely.
  • Tasmaina

    The first discovery of gold in Tasmania was on the Eastern Coast in Fingal. In 1859, it was here that they set up Tasmania’s first quartz-crusher.
  • Victoria- More Gold

    In 1864 There was more gold found in Ballarat that had 300 mines and 64,000 miners
  • South Australia - Teetulpa

    Thomas Bradly and Thomas Smith discovered the gold in Teetulpa 1866.
  • Teetulpa

    Thomas Bradly and Thomas Smith discovered the gold in Teetulpa in 1866
  • Gympie

    In 1867 John Nash discovered the gold in Gympie.
  • Gympie

    In 1867 John Nash discovered the gold in Gympie
  • Northern Territory - Pine creek

    In 1871 construction was building an overland telegraphy line between Alice springs.
  • Pine Creek

    In 1871 construction workers were building an overland telegraphy line between Alice Springs
  • Western Australia

    The Beaconsfield mine produced £77,2671 worth of gold
    by 1905,