Ballarat [14 November 1854]

[Editor: An article regarding some of the problems on the Ballarat goldfields (just prior to the Eureka Rebellion). Published in The Geelong Advertiser and Intelligencer, 14 November 1854.] Ballarat. (From our Correspondent.) November 11th. If matters fall out as ill as they promise, we are likely to have call for plenty more of what, under […]

Eureka Stockade: A fighting affair of the Australian gold field [George L. Kilmer, 16 July 1892]

[Editor: An article on the Eureka Rebellion, by the American author George L. Kilmer (1851-1905); it contains various inaccuracies, but is of interest regarding how the story of the rebellion was told in other countries. Published in the South Side Signal (Babylon, New York), 16 July 1892.] Eureka Stockade. A fighting affair of the Australian […]

Ballaarat [1 December 1854]

[Editor: An article regarding the Eureka Rebellion, printed two few days before the Battle of the Eureka Stockade. Published in The Argus, 1 December 1854.] Ballaarat. In another portion of this paper will be found accounts, from different sources, of the course of events on the above gold-field during the last few days. These have […]

The Eureka rebellion: Diggers take up arms against police and military [chapter 52 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 52 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 23 June 1935.] The story of Australia — LII The Eureka rebellion Diggers take up arms against police and military The refusal of Governor Hotham to release the three men condemned for burning Bentley’s Hotel caused intense […]

Digger hunting on the goldfields [chapter 51 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 51 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 16 June 1935.] The story of Australia. — LI Digger hunting on the goldfields During the three years which passed since the discovery of gold in 1851 the goldfields had grown apace. The discovery of the Eureka […]