Local Maps

The following “mud maps” show places of interest and give many locations which are difficult to find on current day maps. Further information can be obtained from Douglas Stone’s publications “Gold & relic sites – Hill End, and Sofala & Wattle Flat goldfields” metal detecting maps.


* These images remain the intellectual property of the Department of Land & Property Information and are reproduced with their permission.

Historic Maps

There is an extensive collection of historical maps of the area available on the New South Wales Department of Industry, Resources and Energy website. Click on the links to take you to these maps. These and many more are accessible through the DIGS Database.

State Records also have a growing collection of records relating to Surveyors’ Plans and Maps and many of these are also indexed. A guide and the online index to these can be found on their website

The following maps will be of interest to those researching the Turon, Hill End and Tambaroora goldfields.


September 2021 Newsletter

Our latest September newsletter is ready for reading. Check out Issue 29 for all the details from our recent Gathering, announcement of upcoming events and lots more. Previous issues of our newsletters are also available here. Click here to read them.

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Golden Diggers

"Golden Diggers - Hill End & Tambaroora's contribution to the First World War" by Helen Wood & Lorraine Purcell. Buy your copy now, click here for details.