State Library of South Australia

South Australia & Federation [opportunity 1]

Time: 10 to 11.30am

Location: Meet in the ground floor glass foyer

Note: Free, but bookings essential. Not available in term 4.

Board game Around the Commonwealth by aeroplane circa 1911

View historical resources relating to Federation and learn about some South Australians who were instrumental in advancing the Federation cause.

Suitable for: years 5 to 7 and 9 to 10
Session length: 90 minutes
Days: Monday to Friday
Numbers: up to 30 students
Supervision: 1:6 (years 5 -7) and 1:15 (years 10-12)
Facilitator: Education Librarian

Learn about South Australians who were instrumental in advancing the cause of Federation. Visit Sir Josiah Symon's Library tucked away in the magnificent Mortlock Wing. See the desk on which the drafts of the Australian Constitution were penned.

There is a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes to tour the Library's basement and view original documents.

 Book for Term 4

Programs for 2019 coming soon


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