Pioneers SA membership is open to any person with an ancestor who arrived in

South Australia up to and including 28 December 1846.


A member's spouse is welcome to become an associate member.

The Association currently has approximately 700 members. 

Pioneers SA

Suite 4, Level 2, Stafford House

25 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Opening Times: Tue & Thurs 10am - 2pm









Events are subject to current state covid restrictions and arrangements may need to be changed at short notice.


Thu 13 Jan, 10am - Pioneers SA Office re-opens.

Visitors must be fully covid vaccinated.


Wed 9 Feb, 10.30am-12pm

E22-1 Same Ships - Buffalo

The Jetty Function Room, 28 Jetty Rd, Glenelg. (map link)

Presentation of the Buffalo history, voyage and passengers.

$10 member, $15 non-members. Incl. morning tea & handouts.

RSVP by 23 Jan to or 0409 251 185. At the time of booking, advise name, no. guests, your ancestor on the Buffalo if applicable and if joining for lunch (at own expense).
Max. 50 attendees subject to covid restrictions.


Wed 16 Feb, 12-2pm

E22-5 Lunch Meeting - Early schools in South Australia

Presenter Alison Hicks.

Colonel LIght Gardens Uniting Church, Daw Park (map link)

Bring a packed lunch.

Payment methods:

i.   Pay by EFT, click HERE for the BSB and account details.

ii.  Phone PioneersSA (08 8231 5055) during our opening hours and pay by credit card over the phone.

iii. Post a cheque to PioneersSA, click HERE for the address details.

iv. Personally bring the cash into PioneersSA during open hours.

Book an event by emailing the details to using the Event Booking Form for 1-4 people or the Event Booking Form for up to 10 people.


The Pioneers Association of South Australia Inc.


Opening Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 10am to 2pm


Phone: (08) 8231 5055


Mobile: 0490 043 264

Mobile Mon to Fri 9am-5pm
Please leave a message outside these times




We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.


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