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Australian Gold Prospecting

This site is dedicated to the Aussies. Australia experienced a gold rush similar to California and the Klondike. In fact, the Australian gold rush occurred about 150 years ago. Listed below are useful links both from the standpoint of general gold prospecting techniques and specific information about Australia. If you have a suggestion, please send me an email.

Finders Golden Pages
Australia's FIRST Gold fossickers site
Gold
AMALGAMATED PROSPECTOR'S & LEASEHOLDERS ASSOC. OF W.A.
AUSTRALIAN GOLD COUNCIL
BARRIE JOHNSON DETECTORS
BENDIGO GOLD
CENTRAL DEBORAH GOLD MINE
COILTEK PTY LTD
FINDERS GOLDEN PAGES
GIPPSLAND GOLD DISCOVERY
GOLD DETECTING - GOLD MSN
GOLD PROSPECTING IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
GYMPIE GOLD
HERONS REEF HISTORIC GOLD DIGGINGS
LES LOWE'S TOURS
MINELAB CORPORATE WEB SITE
PROSPECTOR'S AND MINER'S ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA
REED'S PROSPECTING SUPPLIES
SOVEREIGN HILL
THE AUSSIE GOLD PROSPECTOR
THE BENDIGO GOLD SHOP

Here are some books to consider for more information:
Gold Down Under: The Story of the Australian Gold Rush
Historic gold trails of Nelson and Marlborough

DocCopper's Gold Prospecting Pages

DocCopper's Gold Prospecting
  Where the gold is
  Gold Locations East of the Rockies
  Getting started - Gold Prospecting Basics
  Advanced methods of gold recovery
  Gold from Black Sands
  Leaching of Gold
  Beware the hoaxes
  Beyond Prospecting
  ** Outdoor Cooking
  ** Wilderness Survival
  ** Amateur Astronomy
Gold Prospecting Links
  Gold Prospecting Links
  Australian Gold Links
Gold Prospecting Resources
  Gold Prospecting Books
  Gem and Rockhounding Books
  Fossil Books
  Amateur Geology
  Gold Prospecting Store