William LightSouth Australia Settlement

Adelaide 1865
– interactive panoramic view of colonial Adelaide. From History Trust of South Australia

Early settlement of Adelaide– a digital re-enactment of the journey made 175 years ago by nine ships that came to South Australia in 1836

Early settlement of Adelaide
– selection of the site of Adelaide. From State Library of South Australia

Events in South Australia’s history
– timeline of the period from settlement of the Colony to commencement of Responsible Government. Created by Robert D Blair. From Pioneers Association of South Australia

South Australia: Settlement

Maps and plans of Adelaide
– maps and photographs including map of Light’s plan of Adelaide. From Adelaidia

SA Memory
– gateway to South Australian history, heritage and culture. Resources from State Library of South Australia

Impact on Indigenous People

Aboriginal inhabitants in South Australia 1836
– Kaurna people of the Adelaide plains and the impact of colonisation. From Adelaidia


State Library of South Australia 2005, Colonel William Light, 1815, photograph, Flickr, accessed 26 April 2013, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/6963533011/>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en>.