Discovery of gold [chapter 49 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 49 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 2 June 1935, p. 29.] The story of Australia — XLIX Discovery of gold The year 1851 is especially memorable in the annals of Australia, as it marks the discovery of rich gold fields near Bathurst, which […]