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  • 1. GOLDMINING Australia By Nicolai Gram
  • 2. WHY GOLDMINING?Important part of Australian historyDevelopment boost, gold rushImportant to the Australian economy
  • 3. DISCOVERY OF GOLD http:// www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/ articles/goldrush/Exploration of Australia: 1606 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Australian_gold_rushesConvicts to Australia: 1788-1868Discovery of gold: 1851, New South WalesEdward HargravesOphirReported his finding to authorities
  • 4. Convict immigrationDiscovery of Australia Discovery of gold 1600 1650 1700 1750 1800 1850 1900
  • 5. GOLD RUSHDiscovery of gold -> Immediate rush for goldOphir: 1000 prospectors 4 months after discovery26,4 tons of gold in NSW in 1852Gold attracting neighbours from VictoriaAuthorities rewarding gold findings near Melbourne, toprevent immigration to NSWRush continued through the rest of the country
  • 6. MAP
  • 7. EFFECTS OF THE GOLD RUSHPopulationNew South Wales1851 - 77.0001853 - 540.000Australia1852 - 370.000 people immigrated to Australia1851 - 430.0001871 - 1.700.000
  • 8. EFFECTS OF THE GOLD RUSHEconomy boom1850’s - 1/3 of the world’s gold from AustraliaGold in Australian authorities handsLicense to mine (30 shilling a month)Boost in development of the countryInfrastructure- First railway builtIndustryMelbourneEnd of convict immigrationConvicts buying license and converting into miners
  • 9. GOLDMINING TODAY300 tons per yearCoal: A$ 54.590 mioIron ore: A$ 34.249 mioGold: A$ 16.893 mio...Wheat, meat, wool2008-2009
  • 10. GOLDMINING
  • 11. SOURCEShttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_gold_rusheshttp://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/goldrush/http://www.gold-net.com.au/maps1.htmlhttp://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/australia/export-import.html