The Pioneers Association of South Australia Incorporated was founded in 1935
and has the following principal objectives:

  • To perpetuate the memory of the pioneers of early settlement in South Australia. 
  • To establish and maintain a faithful record of the pioneers for the benefit of present and future generations. 
  • To encourage the preservation of records, portraits, relics and historical materials associated with pioneer settlement. 
  • To promote awareness and knowledge of South Australian history.  
  • To affiliate with any other organisation with objectives similar to those of  the Association. 



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Monday 27 August

Guided Tour of the Queen Adelaide Exhibition


Monday 17th September



Tuesday 4th September

Visit Stangate House


Wednesday 19th September

Poster Writing Workshop
10.30 - 12.30 pm in the Mothers' Union Meeting Room.


Weekend of 27-28 October

 History Weekend at Burra

It is not too late to express an interest i


  Refer Events Calendar for details


Members Resource Area - Recent Additions


Newsletters  - Forerunner of the Journal
all the issues from 1962 until 1998


Keswick Talk - 'Mabel Marryat; Welfare & War Worker'


1993 Annual Dinner Talk - 'The Angas Family'




Membership is open to any person with an ancestor who arrived in South Australia
by and including December 28th 1846


Spouses of members may become associate members.  The Association currently has over 700 members. 

Our patron is His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC,
Governor of South Australia.