Sepia photograph mounted on white card showing a group of miners on the "Speedwell" Gold Mine, Ballarat East. Group of miners about to go underground, some carrying or wearing candles. Caption:- (written in pencil) reads: "Speedwell Gold Mine, Ballarat East, Group of Miners Taken 1905". Subject Location: Ballarat, Victoria. courtesy of Ballarat Historical Society
Recently we celebrated Australia day on the 26th of January. But why do we mark it on that day in particular? To answer that question, Sarah will take you back in time to 1788, to meet some kids who came to Australia on the First Fleet.