Goldfields: Women & children
Children and education
On the goldfields many chilren died because of the foul muddy water they had to drink. Conditions were poor. Cemeteries were set up for the dead. People died form whooping cough and measles because there were no hospitals.
Roles and responsibilities
2. Singing and dancing for diggers
3. Some women were diggers
5. Caring for children
6. Making bread, butter and jams