Fifty years ago a team of public servants endured freezing night time temperatures and water rations to accurately survey the southern Simpson Desert. An exhibition on at the Mortlock Library commemorates their journey.
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 >
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).
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.
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
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
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.
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.