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Mining greed at irreversible costs

In the 1850s Australia was gripped by gold fever. ¬†When gold was found in the southern tablelands area around Braidwood, tiny villages and settlements suddenly boomed as miners, merchants and mercenaries arrived to seek their fortunes. One of these was … Continue reading

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