New Gold Mountain: episode guide

1.01 | 1.02 | 1.03 | 1.04


Episode 1
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (SBS, 9:30)
Writer: Peter Cox
Director: Corrie Chen

Set in 1857 and inspired by real life, the series follows a group of compelling characters brought together during the wild west era of the Australian gold rush.

When Chinese headman Wei Shing stumbles across a valuable new gold seam on the frontier, he sets to figuring out how to enrich himself as much as he can. But when the body of a murdered European woman turns up on the Chinese walking trail, Wei Shing finds himself implicated in her death.


  • Maria Angelico as Annie Thomas
  • Yoson An as Leung Wei Shing
  • Chris Masters Mah as Gok
  • Travis Cotton as Sgt. Frank Harken
  • Mark Mitchell as Linus Cummins
  • Richard Anastasios as Constable #2 (Charlie)
  • James Lau as Opium Seller (Ah Chau)
  • Albert Elton as Constable Hopkins
  • Sam Wang as Leung Wei Sun
  • Dan Spielman as Standish
  • Alyssa Sutherland as Belle Roberts
  • John Orcsik as Gregor
  • Sebastian Li as Chen
  • James Seow as Apothecarist Wu
  • Alison Bell as Clara Wright
  • Katherine Clarke as Clara's Maid
  • Rhys Muldoon as Commissioner Wright
  • Keith Brockett as Surveyor Yong
  • Harry Tseng as Foreman (Ah Ping)
  • Christopher James Baker as Patrick Thomas
  • Joe Dias as Unionist Agitator (Samuel)
  • Leonie Whyman as Hattie
  • Paul Ireland as Ramsey
  • Richard Davies as Earle
  • Darcy Kent as Burke
  • Conor Leach as Price
  • Trevor Shard as Crown Gold-Buyer (Joseph)
  • Jayden Irving as Ramsey's Thug (Harry)
  • Duncan Tang as Chinese Merchant (Ah Yuen)
  • Mabel Li as Cheung Lei
  • Li Weng as Lei's Travelling Companion (Mong Jun)
  • Sullivan Hendrickson as Pleasant O'Quinn