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Winners of South Australia’s 2015 “History Greats” Award Announced

logo - HCSA South Australia’s newest “history greats” were recognised in a ceremony held at historic Government House last week. Five South Australian historians were honoured with History Council of SA Awards in recognition for a range of activities from South Australian history research, writing, teaching, and raising community awareness of history and heritage. The Awards are supported […] Continue reading →

Help Save Waverley Cemetery

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Attribution: Winston Yang Waverley Cemetery is “one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world” , and it’s easy to see why. Sitting on the cliffs at Bronte, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, overlooking the sea, the sight of the thousands of old graves is simply spectacular. However, now this 125+ year old cemetery needs your help … Continue reading →

Help Save South Australian Graves

Saving Graves South Australia The group Saving Graves South Australia is on a mission to get the word out as far and wide as they can about the about the reusing of graves – in particular those of our Diggers from WW1 and WW2 which are also being reused – and in doing so they hope to get legislation changed. You can help by signing their petition … Continue reading →

WorldWarOne Link Website Launched

logo - WW1 Link new On Remembrance Day 2015 people around the world stopped to remember those who had served in war, and those who never came home. Remembrance Day this year also saw the launch of a brand new Australian website – WorldWarOne Link. This website is dedicated to listing WW1 Commemorative Projects which are being conducted throughout Australia. Continue reading →