In the 1850s, a gold rush was underway in the colonies of new South wales and Victoria. On the goldfields of Ballarat tensions were building. Miner were fed up with unlawful police actions and the huge licence fees they had to pay for the right to mine gold. In December 1854 the miners burned their licences and built a stockade around the eureka diggings. On the night of 3 December 1854 police and troopers stormed the miners' stockade.
Booktopia uses the best quality packing material to protect items for the journey from our Sydney Distribution Centre to our customers, with the intention that they arrive in the same condition they left our Distribution Centre.
Your order will ship within 2 business days
Booktopia uses Australia Post for deliveries throughout Australia. Australia Post will leave the parcel unattended only if it's safe to do so, and take a photo as Proof of Delivery. Please note higher value deliveries may require a signature on receipt.
If there is no-one at home to provide a signature, the delivery person will leave a notification card and you may also receive an email letting you know where your parcel is.