Remembering the Past Australia
Australian Gold2021-08-08T16:49:35+10:00

During the Australian gold rushes over a million people, relocated to the Australian goldfields in search of payable gold. The influx of hopeful free immigrants would bring with them new skills and professions and change the convict colonies forever. The mateship that evolved on the goldfields and their collective resistance to authority led to Australia’s unique national identity. These articles highlight some of the many stories from the Australian goldfields.

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Remembering the Past Australia’s aim is to unlock the invaluable knowledge of our country’s rich record collections and to build a resource to drive well-informed family and social history research in Australia.

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