These high quality posters, linked to the Australian curriculum, feature 17 key events that shaped the early Goldrush era in Australia. Each poster features the year and description of the event, as well as a supporting high resolution clip art or photograph from the era. Use to support your Australian history unit as posters or on the interactive whiteboard.
Each poster is best printed on A4 sized paper.
The events inlcuded in these posters are as follows (note the content described here is paraphrased and in more detail on the posters):
1823 - Gold found in Bathurst
1839 - Gold found in Blue Mountains
1840 - Gold found in Victoria
1844 - Gold found in Lithgow
1844 - Governor Gipps suppresses all gold discoveries
1851 - First payable gold discovered
1854 - miners rebel at Eureka
1855 - Sydney mint opened
1866 - Gold found in Queensland
1869 - World's largest nugget found
1870 - Gold found in South Australia
1872 - World's largest gold bearing piece of material found
1885 - Gold found in Western Australia
1887 - Large amounts of gold found in Murchison goldfields, WA
1892 - Gold found in Coolgardie, WA
1893 - Gold discovered in Kalgoorlie, WA
1899 - Perth mint opened
If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Australian History Timeline Posters
— Federation Timeline Posters
— Making a Law in Australia Flowchart Posters
Please note: These posters are best printed on A4 sized paper.
Please note: This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
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