New South WalesEdward hargraves was the first person to discover gold with John lister at bathurst in 1851.
VictoriaGold was also found in the central highlands in Victoria
South AustraliaThomas Brady and Thomas Smith discovered gold
in Teetulpa in 1866. Teetulpa is north of Adelaide
and the conditions were hot and dusty for the
QueenslandIn 1867 John Nash discovered gold in Gympie
didn’t take long for this news to get around and 2
months later 25,000 miners had relocated to
Gympie in the hope of finding gold.
Northern territoryIn 1871 construction workers building an
overland telegraphy line between Alice Springs and
Darwin found gold by accident.
TasmaniaOn the Tamar River is the deep shaft Beaconsfield
Western AustraliaWestern Australia was actually the last state or
territory to join the gold rush, however it proved to
be the richest, found by Arthur Bayley and Williams Flat near a water hole in coolgardie.