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St John Ambulance Museum has a new home!

Unley's St John Ambulance Museum has moved to a new location in Edmund Avenue close to St John's State headquarters.  

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BOB is now in Two Wells

History SA/Veterans SA’s travelling exhibition Bravest of the Brave, which tells the stories of the 8 South Australians awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War will be displayed at Two Wells RSL from 15 October - 7 November 2012

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Accreditation for Old Highercombe Hotel Museum

Old Highercombe Hotel Museum has achieved accreditation in History SA’s museums standards program.

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32nd Bay to Birdwood Run

Almost 1300 entries in the 32nd Bay to Birdwood Run gathered at Barratt Reserve on Adelaide Shores along with around 5000 spectators in the early morning of Sunday 30 September for the start of what is described as the world's largest most continually held historic motoring event.

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Onkaparinga Woollen Mill Museum wins $10,000 showcase

The Onkaparinga Woollen Mill Museum in Lobethal has won a state of the art museum showcase worth almost $10,000 in a lucky draw at the national Museums Australia conference recently held in Adelaide

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Unley Museum wins top award

Unley Museum has won a MAGNA award for their exhibition Gorgeous Gardens. The Museum's Curator Dr Elizabeth Hartnell received the national award which celebrates excellence and innovation across Australia's collecting sector at the national Museums Australia conference on Tuesday 25 September at the Bonython Hall, University of Adelaide Read more about Unley Museum wins top award >

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Adelaide Attracts Top Museum Professionals for National Museums Conference

High profile national and international speakers from a diverse range of museums, galleries, heritage sites and collecting institutions will be in Adelaide next week for the annual Museums Australia (MA) National Conference 2012. The 16th MA National Conference 2012 will be held at the University of Adelaide from Monday 24 – Friday 28 September. Read more about Adelaide Attracts Top Museum Professionals for National Museums Conference >

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BOB heads north to Crystal Brook

History SA/Veterans SA's Bravest of the Brave travelling exhibition can now be seen at Crystal Brook RSL Hall until Saturday 6 October Read more about BOB heads north to Crystal Brook >

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Launch of Wendish Pioneer Heritage Trail

South Australia's new Wendish Pioneer Heritage Trail was launched at Hope Valley Cemetery on Saturday 1 September Read more about Launch of Wendish Pioneer Heritage Trail >

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Grand flotilla cruises from Renmark to Mildura

Historic South Australian paddlesteamers Industry, Marion and Oscar W leaving Renmark 4 September for PS Melbourne's centenary celebrations in Mildura Read more about Grand flotilla cruises from Renmark to Mildura >

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