Obituaries (recent)

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2023, January 26 The late Neville Cordes awarded an OAM.

2023, January 20 Baudin Beach named after French explorer who anchored off township 220 years ago

2022, July 27 Settlement Day address by Her Excellency  the Honourable Frances Adamson AC. 

2022 Mystery of ship's captain John Martin (Martini) puzzles Kangaroo Island Pioneers Association historians. The Islander 6 Jan 2022 (link)

2021 Vale Neville Cordes

2020  'Fighting to Farm' documentary tells tale of Soldier Settlers on Kangaroo Island

2020 Kingscote Pioneers Cemetery  Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Survey Results - Dr Ian Moffat address AGM

2020 Kingscote Pioneers Cemetery GPR results. The Islander 6 March 2020 (link)

2019 Obituary Graham Trethewey, The Islander 29 June 2019 (link)

2019 Memorial to the Borgmeyer family unveiled at Karatta. The Islander 29 May 2019 (link)

2019 KI pioneers George and Joyce Lonzar honoured with plaque. The Islander 16 April 2019 (link)

2019 Gallipoli Hill named at Tiger Simpson's cairn  The Islander 22 March 2019 (link)

2019 Mystery of Flowers on a Grave at Emu Bay  The Islander 25 Feb 2018 (link)

2018 Unveiling of Beare Ave Historical Marker 27th July 2018

2018 When a State was born – Kangaroo Island Settlement Day 2018  The Islander 20 July 2018 (link)

2018 Telescope from the barque Africaine donated to KI Hope Cottage Museum The Islander 12 July 2018 (link)

2018 Vale Arthur Daw, descendant of Kangaroo Island pioneers The Islander 14 June 2018 (link)

2018 Dene Cordes OAM The Islander 11 June 2018 (link)

2018 Wreck of the South Australian discovered. The barque South Australian berthed at Nepean Bay 22 Apr 1837 and was wrecked at Rosetta Harbour 8 Dec 1837.

2018 Matthew Flinders’ memorial at Prospect Hill gets much-needed repair The Islander 9 Apr 2018

2018 On Kangaroo Island, the ownership of both the Old Hog Bay School in Penneshaw, and Hope Cottage in Kingscote, is to be transferred to the National Trust of South Australia  The Islander 21 February 2018

2017 Jim Chapman Eulogy Vicki Chapman The Islander 5 October 2017

2017 Welcome to Country Letter The Islander 13 Jul 2017

2017 Dianne Cordes Obituary

2017 Dene and Dianne Cordes Kangaroo Island History Award 

2016 Members Meeting West Terrace Cemetery, November 2016

2016 Settlement Day ceremonies at Reeves Point July 2016

2016 P.A.S.A. amends its constitution to extend membership cut-off date to 28 Dec 1846

2016 The new mental health facility at Glenside to be named in honour of the fallen K.I. Afghanistan soldier, Jamie Larcombe.

2016 Address by Vickie Chapman to the Pioneers Association of South Australia 12 Aug 2016

2016 Little Known Story of Kangaroo Island's Kingscote  The Advertiser 22 July 2016

2016 Restoring Emu Bay History The Islander 7 June 2016

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