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Winners in the 2013 CHG Grant Round

The 2013 Community Heritage Grants have been announced and South Australian organisations have done very well, picking up almost $61,000 of the $425,684 allocated this year.

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Funding for Community History

21 community groups and individual authors and researchers have been granted funding through History SA’s annual South Australian History Fund (SAHF).  Each year the SAHF supports a wide range of projects on a great diversity of historical topics.  Topics included in grants this year include Abor Read more about Funding for Community History >

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Migrant history at Pennington commemorated

City of Charles Sturt’s upgraded Pennington Gardens Reserve, dedicated to the thousands of migrants who passed through the Finsbury/Pennington Migrant Hostel, was officially launched yesterday (8 October).  

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Bravest of the Brave is now on the Yorke Peninsula

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 on the Yorke Peninsula for the first time.  

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South Australian Collections Ready for the ADR

South Australia is ready to get involved with the Australian Dress Register (ADR) following a workshop held at Ayers House Museum.  On Friday 20 September an enthusiastic group of people met at Ayers House to find

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City of Adelaide is Bound for South Australia

World's oldest surviving purpose built sailing ship for bringing migrants to South Australia from Europe has just begun its long journey from Scotland to Port Adelaide

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Barwell Boys go on the Road

The Barwell Boys: Centenary of SA's British Farm Apprentices exhibition is now displayed in the Old Ram Shed at the Royal Adelaide Show until 14 September and will be going on the road to country shows later in 2013 and 2014. 

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School Program Excites and Delights

Wasleys Primary School students were the first to take part in the Gawler National Trust Museum’s Migrant program in early August.

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Bravest of the Brave is now in Renmark

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 Renmark Paringa Community & Civic Centre in the Riverland until 17 September. It is hosted by Renmark RSL and displayed in the Exhibition Room at the entrance to Renmark Paringa council building on 61 Eighteenth Street, Renmark.

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South Australian Historians Honoured in Awards

Three South Australian historians were honoured with History Council of SA Awards at a ceremony held on 29 July at Government House. These awards are an important part of the History Council’s activities.

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