The Chinese Community Council of Australia are seeking expressions of interest to present at a Melbourne conference next year exploring the role of Chinese people in Australian history. The Beyond the Gold Mountain conference is one of several events being organised to coincide with the 160th anniversary of the first walks by Chinese who landed directly from China at Robe in South Australia en route to the Victorian goldrush.
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.
A new book about the Jewish South Australian pioneer Emanuel Solomon and his descendants is to be launched in Melbourne on Sunday 3 April. Entitled Meet our Ancestors - Solomon and Associated Families: Volume 1, it was written by his great-great-granddaughter solicitor Jenny Cowan.