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Reconciliation Mural by Scott Rathman

Adelaide Town Hall – artworks on show

In the first of a series of articles showcasing some of the amazing pieces of classic and contemporary artwork housed inside the Adelaide Town Hall – City of Adelaide Curator Polly Dance spoke with the artist...

Muriel Matters aboard the WFL 'Vote for Women' Caravan

Muriel Matters: Adelaide’s daring suffragist

One of Adelaide’s most fascinating historic female figures, Miss Muriel Lilah Matters (1877-1969) is currently the subject of an exhibition in the City Library’s History Hub. Presented by the City of Adelaide Archives...

Queen Adelaide Room, 2018

Happy birthday Queen Adelaide

Every August, the City of Adelaide celebrates the birthday (13 August) of the city’s namesake, Queen Adelaide (b.1792 – d.1849) – welcoming everyone to discover a little more about her connection with the city’s history...

Yvonne Agius

Championing reconnection: Aunty Yvonne Agius

NAIDOC Week is held nationally in July. 2018’s theme, Because of her, we can!, will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make – to...

Adelaide Town Hall

Tour Town Hall with a friendly guide

There’s nothing like a first-hand experience to bring the past to life – and a free guided tour of Adelaide Town Hall is an excellent place to start uncovering the city’s rich history.

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