South Australia Branch

The South Australian branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History brings together academics, historians, activists and community members interested in learning from our past to better prepare for the battles ahead. If you would like to join the Labour History Society, please email and follow us on Facebook.


We hold general meetings bi-monthly at 2pm on Sundays at the Box Factory, Regent Street South, CBD. Look out for our 2022 events schedule. We present speakers and panel forums on a range of labour history topics and perspectives and generate robust debate and engagement with our members.

Newsletters and publications

Autumn Newsletter 2021

Winter Newsletter 2021

Spring Newsletter 2021

The 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune of 1871
Presentation on Sunday August 15, 2021: Dancing in the Snow: The Paris Commune as a Paradigm For Social Change? By Don Longo. This presentation commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune of 1871

The Accord: Visionary Strategy or Political Gimmick? 
The Labour History Society of SA presents a paper by Daren McDonald based on his address at our event on Adelaide 20 June 2021.

Membership of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, South Australian Branch

Membership is for a financial year. To join, please email with the following information: Name, Address & Postcode, phone number and email.

Concession membership $15 
Full membership $30 
Small organisation $50 
Large organisation $100 

Payment can be made in cash at the AGM or by EFT to People’s Choice Credit Union, BSB 805 050, A/C No. 2313116. Please ensure your name is recorded on your payment advice.

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