South Aussie stories: The SA Beef Riot

🍖 Today is the anniversary of the South Australian Beef Riot, 1931. At a time when many South Australians were out of work and relying on government rations, more than 1000 unemployed men and their families assembled to protest the replacement of beef with mutton on their ration tickets. The protest began in Port Adelaide […]

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The Start of South Australia’s Proud History

This week is an auspicious week for Adelaide’s queer community. Many people know that September 15th was the date of Adelaide’s first gay pride march, but did you know that was the culmination of an entire week of gay pride events held around the country? What was Gay Pride Week? Gay Pride Week 1973 was […]

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Elder, Smith and Co’s Bonded and Free Stores

Over the weekend we posted a few photos from the South Australian Maritime Museum’s exhibit Leviathan. More than anything the people we talked to in the few days after remarked about how awesome the building looked. Always eager to learn more, I thought I might spend a few reading up on the historic home of […]

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