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Tenison Woods Naturalist Display Opens in Penola

Major new natural history exhibition expands the wealth of history on display at the Mary MacKillop Penola Centre.

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Bravest of the Brave is now in Glenelg

History SA/Veterans SA’s travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave is now at the Bay Discovery Centre in Glenelg until 29 July.

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Bravest of the Brave is now in Salisbury

History SA/Veterans SA’s travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave is now at the City of Salisbury’s John Harvey Gallery until 3 July.

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2013 South Australian History Fund

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. Read more about 2013 South Australian History Fund >

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SA Governor to attend PS Marion's 50th anniversary celebrations

The Governor of South Australia, His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, and Mrs Scarce will be in attendance of the PS Marion's 50th anniversary celebrations as well as taking part in the reenactment of what was supposed to be the last voyage of the Marion in 1963. 

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What Bug is That?

As part of the About Time South Australia’s History Festival program, Community History Programs hosted an information session on common pests affecting historical collections. What Bug is That? focused on identifying pests and simple ways to keep them at bay.

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Australian Dress Register is Expanding

The Australian Dress Register (ADR) is a collaborative online project initiated by the Powerhouse Museum to document significant and well provenanced men’s, women’s a

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Bravest of the Brave is now at Warradale

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.  

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New St John Ambulance Museum now open

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.

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Telling Stories of the Alexandrina Region

A crowd of around 70 guests filled the Richardson Hall Woodchester on Monday 6 May for an evening film event held as part of the About Time History Festival.

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