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History Council of SA Awards 2013

History Council of South Australia calls for nominations for the 2013 South Australian Historian of the Year Awards, honouring the achievements of South Australian historians.

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2013 SA Heritage Heroes Awards

Nominations for SA Heritage Heroes 2013 Awards are now open and close on Friday 26 April.

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F111 arrives at SA Aviation Museum

South Australian Aviation Museum is first in Australia to take delivery of former RAAF F111 jet bomber.  After a 3 day journey on a truck from an RAAF base in Queensland, the museum's latest addition arrived on Monday 18 March, was reassembled over 3 days and is now on display at the museum in Port Adelaide. 

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Solving the ANZAC biscuit mystery

Culinary historian Allison Reynolds is looking for pre-1930 ANZAC biscuit recipes and will present a session around the history of this iconic biscuit at the Adelaide Showgrounds Farmers' Market on Sunday 21 April.

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Community Heritage Grants Program 2013 Now Open

Applications for the 2013 Community Heritage Grants funding round are now open.

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Bravest of the Brave is now in Port Pirie

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 on display at Port Pirie RSL Military Museum from 4 March - 26 April. 

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Launch at Scholz Park Museum

Upgrades to interpretive displays at Scholz Park Museum in Riverton through assistance of a History SA CMP grant, officially opened on Sunday 24 February 2013

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Frisque opens at Ayers House Museum

New display of historic corsetry, underwear and nightwear opened on 25 February in Ayers House's state dining room for one week only during Adelaide Fringe

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Beer Barons or Bankrupts?

A new book published about the early brewers in South Australia with the help of a History SA South Australian History Fund grant 

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Bravest of the Brave is now in Port Lincoln

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 World War I, is now in Port Lincoln.

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