Gold mining - history and mining plots in Victoria
This is a comprehensive inventory of the State's extant historic gold mining sites on public land.
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The types of sites
These documents highlight the varied range of archaeological evidence and places of cultural heritage significance which have been left behind by historic gold mining in Victoria. These include mine workings, industrial relics and habitation sites.
How many sites?
Over 3,000 sites are recorded in the gazetteers (a list of records), based on the State's mining divisions. The gazetteers contain a wealth of information on the history and features of each site and include the Heritage Inventory number and, where relevant, the Victorian Heritage Register number
In addition to the gazetteers you can also view the historic gold mining potted histories for a concise mining history of a particular area.