Welcome to the Historical Society of South Australia Website

The Historical Society of South Australia (HSSA) covers many aspects of South Australia’s history and offers stories of diverse South Australians who have added to our state’s quality of life, progress and heritage.

Since its foundation in 1974 the Society has stimulated public awareness of our history and heritage through engagement in public debates, a program of monthly lectures, bi-monthly newsletters and our academically refereed annual journal.

2020 was a disrupted year for members with several meetings cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to rebook cancelled speakers in 2021.

Covid-19 safety regulations will probably continue in 2021 and meetings of groups are accommodating this accordingly, and transitioning smoothly. More and more groups are using online registration of meetings by using Eventbrite. HSSA members will be offered that method in 2021 but are still encouraged to register by arriving at the entrance, providing name and contact details personally, hand sanitising and maintaining social distancing. We also hope to resume field trips to significant sites.

Details of the monthly lecture program and other activities will be found on this website when available. Inquiries are welcome, using the contact tab above.

We look forward to welcoming visitors, and new and returning members at all of our events.

Pamela Rajkowski (President)




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