New breed of Dreadnought prospectors set to get more active in Gascoyne region

“PROSPECTORS like drovers are nearly a dead race,” said pastoralist Allan Macdonald when talking to the press about the discovery of the Star of Mangaroon gold mine in the Gascoyne region back in the 1960s.

New breed of Dreadnought prospectors  set to get more active in Gascoyne region New breed of Dreadnought prospectors  set to get more active in Gascoyne region New breed of Dreadnought prospectors  set to get more active in Gascoyne region New breed of Dreadnought prospectors  set to get more active in Gascoyne region New breed of Dreadnought prospectors  set to get more active in Gascoyne region

With their drovers hats on, modern day prospectors from Dreadnought are active in the Gascoyne region, WA

"In the early days fellows would push a wheelbarrow 1000 miles to find gold.

"Today they wouldn't push a wheelbarrow across the road to the hotel to get a load of beer.