I am very pleased to advise you that Carolyn Collins has agreed to take on the role of Editor of the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia after Philip Payton steps down later this year. Philip will mentor her while she 'learns the ropes' and of course the Committee will provide her with … Continue reading New Editor for the HSSA Journal
Celebrating Port Adelaide's maritime history with the centenary of the ketch FALIE. The only WWII vessel still afloat and the last of the coastal traders to retire. Food & entertainment on the wharf, Falie open to public. McLaren Wharf (end of Timson Street) Sunday 29 September 11am to late (around 5pm), followed by Illuminart's outdoor … Continue reading Falie Family Fun Day
Congratulations to Pauline Payne, a long-standing member of this Society, who is a joint winner of the History Council of SA’s Life-long History Achievement Award for 2019!
TOM PRICE - First Labor Premier of South Australia A plaque will be unveiled by the Hon. Steven Marshall, Premier of SA Brownhill Creek Recreation Park - 17 September at 10am Tom Price established the Tourist Bureau in 1908 He planted the first Plane tree in the Brownhill Recreation Park He was responsible for free education in … Continue reading Plaque to Tom Price in Brownhill Creek
Friday 16th August 2019 at Burnside City Uniting Church, Portrush Road, Tusmore This is the third annual Regenerating Places of Faith Conference. The event will continue the ongoing exploration of how church congregations and their neighbourhood communities can be strengthened by restoring and adapting historic church buildings as innovative places to meet and participate in … Continue reading Regenerating Places of Faith Conference