Broad Arrow Hack Club MemorialAugust 22, 2019

Broad Arrow Hack Club Memorials
The things you find in the bush. Auralia Director Steve (pictured) stumbled across this memorial to the Broad Arrow Hack Club while carrying out some site reconnaissance recently. A joint venture between Norton Gold Fields and the Eastern Goldfields Historical Society, it was quite intriguing and worth the slight detour to venture about and have [&…

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Leonora Stamp BatteryAugust 20, 2019

The Old Leonora WA Stamp Battery
Auralia MD Daniel has been busy with some local site works out at Leonora this week and has sent in some shots of the old Leonora State Battery, first established in 1898. Consisting of two 5-stamp presses, one wood framed and the ‘newer’ one of metal, there’s talk of renovation on the horizon. Given its […]

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Digging in the WA GoldfieldsAugust 14, 2019

Digging in the gold fields
Auralia Directors Daniel and Steve recently backed up their attendance at Diggers and Dealers 2019 with some good old-fashioned field work in the northern goldfields of Western Australia. While there was plenty of dealing at the conference, the real digging was carried out in the field! #AuraliaTurns10

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