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4 May – FREE 2016 History Festival event

2016 SA History Festival presentation by Professor Philip Payton John Verran and South Australia’s (and the World’s) First Labor Government 1910 was an historic moment in the history of the Labor movement in South Australia – and indeed the world – when a majority Labor Party government was elected for the very first time, with […]

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May 28 – History Month Lecture – WW1 Conscription Crisis in the mining towns of Yorke Peninsula

As part of the Dunstan Foundation Labor History Project and the ‘About Time’ History Month Festival, Professor Philip Payton (UK) will present the 2015 Dunstan Foundation History Month Lecture titled WW1 Conscription Crisis in the mining towns of Yorke Peninsula. The conscription crisis in Australia in 1916-17 emphasized existing divisions in Australian society and created new ones, and […]

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Don Dunstan Launches the first Kernewek Lowender, the largest Cornish Festival in the World (1973)

Don Dunstan Launches the first Kernewek Lowender, the largest Cornish Festival in the World (1973) In 1973, Don Dunstan as Premier of South Australia launched the first Kernewek Lowender festival on the Copper Coast.

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