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Gold Price

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Now at the Commonwealth Games a lot of athletes will be chasing gold. But it's not just sports people who are obsessed with the precious yellow metal. Investors and finance experts spend a lot of time thinking about the price of gold. And at the moment it's at a record high. So why is that important? And why is gold so precious? Tash has been investigating.
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Behind The News provides an insight into why Gold is so precious.

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Gold rush history, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

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Fuelled by extravagant stories of wealth gained at the 1849 Californian gold rush, gold fever hit Victoria following the early gold discoveries in and around Clunes, Warrandyte and Ballarat. But the real rush began with the discovery of the Mount Alexander goldfield 60 kilometres north-east of Ballarat.

 

 


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Brief history of the beginning of Australia's Gold Rush with a link to info about the Eureka Stockade. 

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The Australian gold rush | australia.gov.au

The Australian gold rush | australia.gov.au | Gold Rush | Scoop.it
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A great starting point for your research task on the Australian Gold Rush.

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Australian Gold, History & Culture Info | - Historic Gold Rush Village Mogo South Coast NSW Australia

Australian Gold, History & Culture Info | - Historic Gold Rush Village Mogo South Coast NSW Australia | Gold Rush | Scoop.it
Resources For History Buffs & School Projects Information For School Students To Use As Worksheets The community, owners and staff of the Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo (NSW South Coast Australia) have a wealth of information to share.
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Origins: History of immigration from Ireland - Immigration Museum, Melbourne Australia

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Origins: History of immigration from Italy - Immigration Museum, Melbourne Australia

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The Properties of Gold - Minerals Downunder - Australian Mines Atlas

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Impact on society | Ergo

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A wave of change, fuelled by gold and a massive increase in wealth, transformed Victoria almost overnight. From the behaviour of diggers who suddenly found themselves as rich as English lords to the massive population increase and the beginnings of a multicultural society; the colony of Victoria had become a magnet for the world’s fortune seekers.
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Population On The Goldfields | Australian Gold, History & Culture Info/Immigrant Influences - Australian Gold Fields - Historic Gold Rush Village Mogo South Coast NSW Australia

The Start Of Multi-Cultural Australia The Australian Colonies had gradually evolved into more than just a penal settlement. However the Gold Rush heralded an influx of immigrants out to seek their fortune.
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This webpage has information about the immigrant influences on the Australian goldfields.  Click on the links at the bottom to discover specific facts about Chinese or Irish influences.

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Origins: History of immigration from China - Immigration Museum, Melbourne Australia

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