The first Slovenians arrived in South Australia in 1946. They emigrated as Displaced Persons from camps in Italy, Austria and Germany after Marshal Tito established a communist government in Yugoslavia in 1945.
Once an integral component of Port Adelaide's fleet of working vessels, this sole-surviving example of an operational South Australian steam tug has been faithfully restored and now promotes the Port's maritime heritage
This major international conflict officially began when Nazi Germany invaded Poland on 3 September 1939. It lasted for six years, gradually increasing in scope and intensity as it blazed through Europe into Africa and Asia and on into Pacific Asia and the Americas.
Once home to one of colonial Port Adelaide's highly regarded sail-making and ship's chandlery businesses, the Weman Building has been faithfully restored to its original appearance and is part of the South Australian Maritime Museum's Lipson Street complex.
William Gosse Hay was the son of a wealthy pastoralist, and a writer. Author of six novels which are stirring tales of noble heroes struggling to maintain moral honour in convict-era Tasmania. His unfinished work, ‘The Return of Robert Wasterton’, is set in 1890s Victor Harbor.