Applications for 2017 HSSA's Grants
Scheme are now open.
Closing date is 27th March 2017.
The Historical Society of South Australia (HSSA) exists for the
primary purposes of promoting interest in and the study of South
Since its foundation in 1974 the
Society has stimulated public awareness of our history and
heritage through engagement in public debates, by a
program of monthly lectures and
regular field trips, and in publishing quarterly newsletters and
our academically refereed annual
We strive to appeal to a wide
audience, both in terms of their historical interests and ages.
Details of the monthly lecture
program and our
field trips can be found on this
I look forward to welcoming visitors,
and new and returning members at all of our events.
Andrew Buxton, President
The photograph shows
members and friends on a past day long field trip
Nominations for the 2017 Keain Medal are now being accepted.
Nominations close 7th April 2017.
We invite you to join the
Historical Society of South Australia
download the Membership Application Form
Please complete this form and send it with your
The Treasurer, Historical Society of SA Inc
PO Box 519, Kent Town SA 5071
month from February to November the Society meets to hear intriguing stories and colourful
accounts of our state’s lively past.
Meetings are held in the
Burnside Community Centre, cnr Portrush and Greenhill Roads,
Tusmore. Enter via Fisher street. Visitors are always welcome.
for 2017 program details
The next meeting is on 7th April at 7:30-9pm
Dr Tom Gara
The “Petrified Native” from Naracoorte: Aboriginal remains, fakes and con-men