Welcome to History SA's South Australian Community History website. This is a place for community organisations, historical groups and individuals to come together to share their interests in and explore South Australia's community history. Find out what's happening now about our past. Learn something new and join the discussions and contribute images and stories. Read more >
Visit this unique colonial customs house from the Gold Rush era and explore the world of Robe's HM Customs Master Henry Dudley Melville during the period 1857-1872 when 'Robetown' was the second most important port in South Australia. Discover fascinating artefacts and stories about shipwrecks, gold fever, Chinese migrants and every day life for the early settlers of our state.