South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of
Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent. With a total land
area ... More »
The history of South Australia refers to the history of the Australian State of South
Australia and its preceding Indigenous and British colonial societies. Aboriginal ...
The 1st hundred years of South Australia's colonization - historic events up to
The South Australian Company became in effect the financial basis of the new
settlement, building much of the early infrastructure and providing banking and ...
On a visit to Australia
, Mark Twain likened the Murray River to his country's Mississippi. The Murray is not as long as that American river, but in the days before trains and good roads, the Murray provided inland Australia
the conduit for commerce and leisure with its... More »
Aboriginal rock engravings, now believed to be among the oldest in the world,
were created in the Olary region of South Australia. Naturaly much has change ...
Explore locations and spaces that make up South Australia ... Browse some of
the fascinating themes that help put South Australia's history in perspective ...
Indigenous AustraliansThe first Australian people migrated from the north some
50000 years ago. Rock engravings in the Olary region of South Australia are ...
Flinders Ranges Research provides historical information and research services
on both South Australia and the Northern Territory. It also has several of its ...
In 2014 the Historical Society of South Australia (HSSA) celebrated 40 years of
discovering and promoting South Australian history. Over the decades, public ...