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.
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 >
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.
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.
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.
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.