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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Wednesday 1 August

Pioneer Group Event

Venue:   Rigoni's Restaurant, 27 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Speaker:   Pam Rajkowski OAM


Topic:    “Elder’s Innovation: Camels and Afghans, from Bikaner to Beltana


Time:         11.00 am – 12.15 pm

Cost:          Gold coin donation

Please note that you cannot bring food and beverages to this event


  Refer Events Calendar for details


Members Resource Area - Recent Additions


Link to eBooks - Journals of Edward John Eyre.


& My Earlly Days in the Colony - John W Adams 


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.