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Water and gravity were used to separate gold from dirt in the early days of the gold rushes.
Jong Ah Siug wrote a remarkable diary while an inmate in one of Victoria’s asylums.
Antoine Fauchery returned from Ballarat with £60; he spent £30 on a billiard table and opened his café.
Beneath the soil of Victoria were the biggest and purest nuggets ever discovered.
Gold is one of the most desirable elements on Earth. How it is formed and where it is hidden has fascinated people for millennia.
Historians are beginning to piece together the role of Indigenous Australians in the Victorian gold rush.
In the 19th century, much of Victoria's wealth came from gold mining, but it came at a cost to our environment.
For 15 years Charles Joseph La Trobe governed over one of the most turbulent periods in Victorian history.