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The Torrens title system for land ownership was inaugurated in South Australia has led the world in the computerisation of real property title information.
Historical Subject | By Peter Moore | 1830s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
The South Australian Tourism Commission, established in 1993, focuses on marketing South Australia as a tourist destination to interstate and overseas markets.
Historical Subject | By Lyn Leader-Elliot | North Terrace, Parklands | 1880s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010
The evolution of public and private transport reflects the economic and social development Adelaide, particularly, and of South Australia generally
Historical Subject | By Peter Donovan
The growing of grape vines dates from the earliest years of European settlement in South Australia.
Historical Subject | By Dr Geoffrey Bishop | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
In South Australia, the prime key to wealth has been land. From its inception as a European colony, ownership (or control) of land meant access to agricultural and mineral resources. For the Aboriginal peoples, dispossession meant devastation.
Historical Subject | By Martin P Shanahan | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
Yarn bombing has been in Adelaide since about 2008, and takes many forms, from small solo pieces to large, community-driven installations.
Historical Subject | By Corinne Ball, Migration Museum | early twenty–first century
African and Asian Zimbabweans were not permitted to resettle in Australia until after 1973 when the 1901 Immigration Restriction Act, better known as the White Australia Policy, was abolished
Historical Subject | By Migration Museum | late twentieth century
The focus of zoos has moved from simple displays to conservation and thematic ecosystems
Historical Subject | By David S Jones
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