The objective of the band is to further and encourage interest in Scottish music and traditions.
The band was formed in 1894 and consists of male and female members of all ages. They have represented South Australia at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland in 2001, 2007, 2011 as well as performing at the Australian Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Sydney in 2005 and 2010. They will return to Scotland again in 2017. This year the band performed at the Basel Tattoo in Switzerland. All travel costs to perform overseas are met by individual members.
The band can also be seen at most of the local pageants around Adelaide as well as the dawn service at Hilton RSL and the Anzac Day March.