January 2011 Articles



Another Golden Season in the West
By Tracy
Travelling the thousands of kilometres to Western Australia from the eastern states is a big trip but it’s one we always enjoy. [Read more]

Hard Rains
By Goldsearch Australia
A person would have had to be living in a cave for the last 10 years not to be aware of the crippling drought that has gripped the state of Victoria over that time. [Read more]

Opalton's Boulder Opal
By John Mack
Opalton, population 20-ish, still has the hallmarks of a pioneering frontier town. [Read more]

Brisbane's Bridge of Gold
By MT
Every day motorists crossing Brisbane’s Walter Taylor Bridge are unaware of the riches that lie beneath the wheels of their vehicles. [Read more]

Bits & Pieces


Mother of pearl The Mother of all Pearls
The largest and most expensive pearl ever found is known variously as the ‘Pearl of Lao Tzu’ or ‘The Pearl of Allah’ [...]