Life On The Goldfields

By Zac P

Life On The Goldfields

Tools that are used for mining

~Alluvial Tools: Some tools you need to go alluvial mining are, a pickaxe, a spade, a pan and a cradle. Also you can get very hot and tired from working this long in the sun

Shaft Mining

~Shaft Tools: some tools you need to go shaft mining are, a pickaxe, a windlass, a bucket and a cradle also you will need food like damper and some drinks like tea.

These Are Some Of The People Found On The Goldfields

Life On The Goldfields

Life On The Goldfields

Before you could go mining in the goldfields you had to have a permit otherwise you would get beaten to death while in ballarat the licences cost 30 shillings a month now if you couldnt find gold you couldnt pay. Someone got beaten to death by troopers because he was found mining without a permit.