In the Footsteps of Charles Gould image. A black and white photo of zig-zagging tracks down the face of a mountain leading to wetlands at the base. Credit Beattie Hobart, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office.

Follow the gold-prospecting journey of lutruwita/Tasmania’s first government geologist, Charles Gould.

Guided by revered West Coast geologist, John Carswell, roam to the geological outcrops between the King River Valley and Queenstown, visited by Gould. Explore the geology of the Mt Lyell copper-gold deposits and gain an understanding of the challenges he faced while prospecting in the Linda Valley in the 19th Century.

The Unconformity acknowledges the palawa people as the original and traditional custodians of lutruwita/Tasmania. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this land.