Modern day prospector David McInnes heads out west in his hunt for hidden gold

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By Andrew Mangelsdorf
Updated May 1 2022 - 7:47am, first published April 30 2022 - 9:00am
TREASURE HUNT: One man's search for gold has led him to the Weethalle district. Picture: Mattinbgn.

Some have relegated gold prospecting to the pages of history, but for one man, that could hardly be further from the truth.

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Originally from South Australia, Andrew Mangelsdorf grew up in Victoria before launching his career in Temora, NSW. He also served as a journalist at Lake Cargelligo before making the move to The Daily Advertiser in 2022. Always on the lookout for story ideas, so if you've got one, let me know: andrew.mangelsdorf@austcommunitymedia.com.au