History SA/Veterans SA’s travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave, which tells the moving stories of the eight South Australians awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War, is now at the Vietnam Veterans' Federation SA Branch’s Club Rooms in Warradale.
The St John Ambulance Museum has now moved into its new home on the corner of Edmund Avenue and Rugby Street, Unley and was officially opened on Sunday 5 May by Professor John Pearn, Priory Librarian St John Australia. Pearn is also the Emeritus, School of Medicine, University of Queensland and Senior Paediatrician of the Royal Children Hospital Queensland. Pearn unveiled a replica of the 900 year old Papal Bull that marks the beginning of the original Knights Hospitallers, who were the inspiration of today’s St John.
In May 2013 Adelaide will host two events that showcase the Australian Memory of the World register, a UNESCO program that works to preserve and promote documentary heritage in Australia.
History Council of South Australia calls for nominations for the 2013 South Australian Historian of the Year Awards, honouring the achievements of South Australian historians.
South Australian Aviation Museum is first in Australia to take delivery of former RAAF F111 jet bomber. After a 3 day journey on a truck from an RAAF base in Queensland, the museum's latest addition arrived on Monday 18 March, was reassembled over 3 days and is now on display at the museum in Port Adelaide.
Culinary historian Allison Reynolds is looking for pre-1930 ANZAC biscuit recipes and will present a session around the history of this iconic biscuit at the Adelaide Showgrounds Farmers' Market on Sunday 21 April.