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 4 March

Luncheon Event


Speaker: Mrs Enid SUTTON

Topic: Pastoralist John Gifford - South Australia's Unknown Pioneer


See Events page for details

Members Resource Area


7 New Event Reports Added

Jan 2020


Level 1


Harmer House


5 Leigh Street.

(opposite Station Arcade)



Ph (08) 8231 5055



Same Ships meetings

for ships that arrived 1840


  • Feb 12 - workshop
  • Mar 11 - Java

  • Apr 8 - Fairfield

  • Jun 10 - Fairlie

  • Jul 8 - Charles Kerr

  • Aug 12 - Eliza

  • Sep 9 - Brightman

  • Oct 14 - Birman

    Refer Events page for details.



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.