From the discovery of Australia’s first payable gold at Ophir in 1851 and for several years after this memorable event, the history of New South Wales is dominated by the feverish rush to find gold – the splendid triumphs and bitter disappointments, the ‘mateship’ of the original diggers and the dramatic impact the gold discoveries had on rural societies and economies.
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A fossicker panning for gold in Sofala, New South Wales. If you& 39;re keen to try your luck at unearthing gems, minerals or fossils, join a fossicking club in your area. The Gem and Lapidary Council NSW has a list of clubs in NSW, many of which organise fossicking adventures.
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Australia became a much sought-after destination for prospectors during the gold rush of the 1800’s. After significant amounts of gold were discovered in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia, the goldfields of Australia were flooded with 19th century treasure hunters.
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Australia Gold Mining Areas – State-by-State Clickable Map The biggest gold nuggets in the world have almost all come from Australia. It seems that just about every part of the country has produced gold, and there are still some amazing discoveries being found by prospectors here every year.
Records valued gold productions to as high as £2,660,946 in 1852. As years went on and productions decreased, the total gold production in New South Wales decreased. Gold mining continues here today, along with active mining for many different mineral resources. Back to Australia Gold Map