Established in 1974, the Historical
Society of South Australia comprises people with an interest in
history, professional historians, and academics – all of whom
come together to share and learn about South Australia’s
(a) to arouse interest in and to promote the study and
discussion of history, especially South Australian and
(b) to promote the collection, preservation and classification
of source material of all kinds relating to South Australian and
(c) to publish historical records and articles.
(d) to promote the interchange of information among members of
the Society by lectures, readings, discussions, field trips and
(e) to cooperate with similar societies throughout Australia.
(f) to do all such things as are conducive or incidental to the
attainment of any of the above objects.
The HSSA Council is the committee
responsible for coordinating all of the activities of the
Society. Its members are elected annually at the AGM. Additional
members may be co-opted from time to time. The Council meets
bi-monthly, on the first Thursday after the Lecture meetings, at
the home of the President. New Council members are always
welcome. Enquiries should be directed to the Secretary.
Standing: Anthea Buxton (Secretary),
Colin Deed (Meetings Coordinator), Margaret Cliff (Supper/
Coordinator), Adrian Brown (Vice-President) and Geoffrey Bishop(History Council Rep)
Seated: Andrew Buxton (President) and Anne Bowman (Treasurer)
Absent: Patricia Sumerling (Program
Coordinator) and Pamela Rajkowski (Tours)
Contact the Society:
The Historical Society of South Australia Inc
PO Box 519
Kent Town 5071