This map shows the known gold deposits in Australia. Payable gold was first discovered in Australia in 1851 near Bathurst in New South Wales which triggered the beginning of the Australian gold rush. Gold was found 6 months later in Ballarat
Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales. Named after Polish explorer Australia's highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko and national park offers skiing, camping, bushwalking and fishing activities all within the majestic surroundings.