The Gold Fields Bill

The Gold Fields Bill was tabled in the Legislative Assembly in order to regulate the Gold Fields of Queensland.
The first reading in the Legislative Assembly, Queensland Parliament of the Gold Fields Bill occurred on 2 June 1869. The second reading occurred on Wednesday 21 July. A third amendment was tabled in August. This amendment was “negatived on division” but the Bill was Put before the House and Passed. You can click on the links to see the entire Hansard and the entries in which the Bill appeared. We also have an article from the Gympie Times reporting on what was happening.

Gold fields bill June 1869

A capture of the Gold Fields Bill

Parliamentary Debates [Hansard] Legislative Council Wednesday, 21 July 1869

Parliamentary Debates [Hansard] Legislative Council Wednesday, 21 July 1869

GT Wednesday June 23, 1869 p.3 Goldfields Bill

Gympie Times Wednesday June 23, 1869 p.3 Goldfields Bill

Links to the Hansards:

June 1869: http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/…/ha…/1869/1869_06_02_A.pdf

July 1869: http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/…/ha…/1869/1869_07_21_C.pdf

August 1869: http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/…/ha…/1869/1869_08_18_C.pdf

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