Gold stealing

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Context of Gold Mining in Western Australia

Historically the Gold mining industry in Western Australia is a complex and powerful component of the economic history of the state.

Recognition of gold stealing

  • Goldfields acts
  • Police acts
  • Gold dealing
  • Royal Commission in 1906-1907 [1]
  • Kalgoorlie Gold Mine companies
  • Treatment plants
  • Chamber of Mines (Kalgoorlie)
  • Gold Stealing Detective Squad
  • Convicted gold stealers
  • Repeat offenders


Media attention

  • Murder of Walsh and Pitman

Available literature



17 December 1901