Gold rush & bushrangers!
What was life like during the NSW gold rush?
Focusing on the decades between 1850 and 1880 Gold rush & bushrangers! investigates the way in which people's lives were affected and changed during the New South Wales gold rush.
Simply select a topic to get started, you will be able to:
- analyse artworks and objects for evidence;
- read primary sources (including documents and newspaper reports);
- complete activities and answer questions;
- conduct independent research.
Designed by primary school teachers, for students, this free resource offers in-depth (but accessible) research, new perspectives and student activities.
It will also help young historians understand how we know what we know and the importance of using a wide range of sources when researching the past.