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The late 1850s and the early 1860s brought in a gradual change to life on the diggings. After the first rush, with all its excitement, families began to drift into the  ...


A Travelling Exhibition presented by the. National Library of Australia and Sovereign Hill. LIFE ON THE DIGGINGS. 1851 ~ 1855. National Library of Australia.


See the Glog! daily life in the goldfields: gold_fields, gold_rush, history_goldfields | Glogster EDU - Interactive multimedia posters.


Life on the Gold fields. diggers_on_their_way.jpg. When the gold rush began, many people left their jobs to find a fortune on the gold fields. As a result, shops ...


Life on the goldfields: living there. Mineral Resources. Oh, who would paint a goldfield,. And limn the picture right;. (from 'The Roaring Days' by Henry Lawson).


George, I tell you this mining among the mountain's is a dog's life. ... But everything in the diggings cost too much: a dollar a pound for potatoes, eggs at fifty cents ...

Oct 24, 2011 ... Life on the Goldfields Podcast - Duration: 1:30. laurag392 8,826 views · 1:30. Eureka Stockade: RIOT OR REVOLUTION - opening sequence ...


Information about the Australian gold rush in Victoria in 1851 for kids K - 6. About conditions on the goldfields and about the Chinese who came to Australia at ...


Sometimes hot and dusty, other times cold and damp, the diggings offered a life of hard labour, flies, mud, sly grog, dysentery, and occasionally, gold.