In July 1851, 38 out of Victoria's 40 police officer resigned to go in search of gold.
Steam train diver
They only had to work 6 days a week because on Sunday they had a rest and it was the Lord's day.
The diggers had to have a special license to mine for gold
During the goldrush Cobb & Co started a coach company.
Some of the transport was house and cart and steam train
In the stockade not all the miners brought a gold digging license.
The gold rushes transformed Australia.
If Chinese want to came to Australia they had to pay $10
In Victoria Chinese were virtually banned from landing in the colony by ship.
Edward Hargraves discovered gold in NSW at Bathurst.
Mostly men came overseas to mine for gold.
Another 10 000 people from United States and Canada.
Many different countys came to the gold rush.