Overland Telegraph Symposium

The OT-150 Committee invites you to the following event

Overland Telegraph Sesquicentennial Symposium

Thursday, 21 July 2022 from 9.30 AM – 1:00 PM

University of South AustraliaCity West Campus

Allan Scott Auditorium  (room H2-16)

61-68 North Terrace, Adelaide


The OT-150 Symposium will feature a kaleidoscope of speakers presenting newly researched information about the Overland Telegraph Line, what preceded it, the heroic efforts to build it and what followed. All speakers are experts in their topics, bringing interesting facts and themes that will stimulate your thoughts, not only on this historical event, but also on the developments it wrought on the social and economic fabric of colonial Australia.

Opening by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia

Facilitated by Keith Conlon OAM

Sponsored by the University of South Australia and URPS Town Planners