More than 150 people turned out on 16 November for the opening of Mallala Museum’s new Paint Shop Gallery and the launch of the latest exhibition Homefront During Wartime, which focuses on life in Mallala during the First World War.
Old Highercombe Hotel Museum announces change of name to Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum at their Vintage Fair and 160th anniversary last Sunday, to better reflect that the museum is much more than the original building. Two new displays are also launched.
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 (VC) in the First World War, is on its way to Port Augusta and then on to the tiny town of Yunta, towards Broken Hill. To date these will be this popular display’s most far flung venues.
The South Australian History Fund (SAHF) is History SA’s annual grant fund supporting community groups to undertake small South Australian history projects. Funding up to $2,000 for projects, $3,000 for publications and $5,000 for research projects is available.