News items from History SA

Preserving and Accessing Collections

Digitisation has proved to be a popular topic with two workshops held in March booking out fast. Read more about Preserving and Accessing Collections >
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South Australian History Fund 2016-17 Grants

The South Australian History Fund (SAHF) 2016-17 grant round is now open and closes on Friday 19 August 2016.

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Railway History is made at Milang

Port Milang Historic Railway Museum celebrated 25 years of development on Monday with the launch of their new driving simulator by the Governor of South Australia and presentation of History SA's CMP registration certificate. 

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Dressing Up the History Festival

To create a big splash for the start of the History Festival History SA held a major event on the theme of dressing up. 

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Caring for your family treasures

The Mount Gambier History Group in collaboration with History SA and Artlab Australia have created a special free conservation clinic on Tuesday 31 May at Mount Gambier City Hall. Part of South Australia's History Festival, it will offer expert advice to those in South Australia's southeast, about caring for your family treasures.  

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Community Heritage Grants

The National Library of Australia is calling for applications for the 2016 Community Heritage Grants (CHG). Read more about Community Heritage Grants >

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War at Sea – the Navy in WWI exhibition

War at Sea – the Navy in WWI, an eight-panel exhibition on tour from Sydney's Australian National Maritime Museum can be seen at seven community venues in South Australia during 2016.

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Grants to Community Museums Announced

We are pleased to announce that through History SA’s Community Museums Program (CMP) grant fund 29 projects have been supported for 2016, totalling $148,177.

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Pozières Bayonet presented to South Australia

Yesterday an Australian First World War bayonet from the French battlefields of Pozières was presented to the citizens of South Australia at a poignant ceremony at Unley's Soldiers Memorial Garden.

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Celebrating Centenarians

A short series of films 'Celebrating Centenarians' was recently launched by Resthaven Inc, a collaborative project with the University of South Australia funded by a Positive Ageing Grant from SA Health's Office for the Ageing.

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