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 10 October

Colonial Era Fashion Parade

Presented by the Victoriana Society of SA Inc


Weekend of 21 October

Junior Pioneer - Fort Glanville


Weekend of 27-28 October

 History Weekend at Burra

Members registered for this event will receive final programme details
closer to the event.


  Refer Events Calendar for details

Public Events

Sunday 7 October

Adelaide Town Hall Open Day
click for flyer
See the City of Adelaide Events Facebook page

Government House open on the same day


Members Resource Area - Recent Additions


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


Settlement Day - Unveiling of the Thomas Hudson Beare History Marker


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.