The Old Timers

In the incredible early years of the Victorian gold rush, people were living and working under truly extraordinary circimstances. Thousands were flocking here in a frenzy with just one thing on their minds – gold! Their only objective was to pry their fortunes from the […]

Surfacing or Paddocking

Does this barren red landscape look familiar? It’s a fairly common sight throughout the old goldfields of Victoria. During the gold rush, miners stripped large areas of shallow gold-rich ground down to the bedrock and processed all the earth they removed using equipment such as […]