The Remarkable Forties and Progressive Fifties
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The Remarkable Forties and Progressive Fifties

The forties were a remarkable time for both medical science and Eudunda Hospital. Penicillin was used for the first time in South Australia, and immunisation against diphtheria became general, followed by immunisation against a wide range of diseases over the years. The guarding against German measles probably had the most impact on society. The polio…

National NAIDOC Week – 3-10 July 2022
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National NAIDOC Week – 3-10 July 2022

Want to find out more about NAIDOC WEEK 2022 – visit their website This poster was created by Ryhia Dank, a young Gudanji/Wakaja artist from the Northern Territory has become the winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC poster competition for 2022 with her entry, Stronger.Listen to here story about creating the poster with the video…

The Barn at Wombat Flat – Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham (Waifs) Fri 29th July 2022
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The Barn at Wombat Flat – Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham (Waifs) Fri 29th July 2022

29th July 2022 – Gates Open from 5:30 pmMusic starts 7 pm More information about this event on website: Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham (The Waifs) | The Barn @ Wombat Flat We will have a range of drinks from Ricca Terra Vintners plus beer, cider, soft drinks, hot drinks. We have booked the amazing Orexi…

Running the Eudunda Hospital 1922-1939
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Running the Eudunda Hospital 1922-1939

(Next instalment of the history of Eudunda Hospital prior to the Centenary celebrations to be held on the 9th Oct 2022.) In the early years when the Hospital was very busy, sisters were employed from Adelaide. They would travel up by train, and the Board always paid their train fare. Mr. Rawolle built the labour…

The Realisation of a Dream to Establish a Hospital at Eudunda
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The Realisation of a Dream to Establish a Hospital at Eudunda

On December 2nd 1920, when in the presence of a large gathering Governor Sir Archibald Weigall laid the foundation stone for the Eudunda Hospital. At last the residents of the district could see the progress that their money and effort had achieved and in imagination they could visualise the end result – a house of…

Eudunda Hospital To Celebrate 100 Years Of Serving The Community With Open Day On 9th Oct 2022
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Eudunda Hospital To Celebrate 100 Years Of Serving The Community With Open Day On 9th Oct 2022

Eudunda HospitalCelebrating 100 YearsOpen Day – 9th Oct 202211am to 4pmALL WELCOME Eudunda Hospital Centenary celebrations are planned for Sunday 9th October 2022 in front of the Hospital at 11am to 4pm. The community are warmly encouraged and welcomed to attend this important event in the history of Eudunda and district, together with dignitaries, being…

Vintage Machinery Running Day – Sunday 3rd April Angaston
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Vintage Machinery Running Day – Sunday 3rd April Angaston

Our district loves old machinery, and watching them run and talking to the enthusiastic owners is an extra thrill. Barossa Valley Machinery Preservation SocietyVintage Machinery Running DaySunday 3rd Aprilat the Angaston Railway Station Precinct Machinery Shed. Come see running vintage engines, motorbikes, tractors, trucks, cars and old memorabiliaMany items local to the Barossa Valley. Entrance…

ANZAC Dawn Service – Eudunda 25th April 2022 – All Welcome
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ANZAC Dawn Service – Eudunda 25th April 2022 – All Welcome

ANZAC Dawn Service – Eudundaat the Eudunda War MemorialGunn Street, Eudunda6:15am for 6:30am Service It is hoped that theTraditional Eudunda Dawn Servicewill be on this year.All WelcomeThis year it is also hoped that the traditionalParade down to the RSL Clubwill be on againas well as a cuppa at the clubrooms Note that there may be…

Successful ‘Friends of the Gallery Morning Tea’
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Successful ‘Friends of the Gallery Morning Tea’

The Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery Management Committee held thier annual ‘Friends of the Gallery’ Morning Tea Meeting on Wednesday, 9th Feb, 2022, at the Eudunda Hall. The ‘Friends of the Gallery’ Morning Tea marks the birthday of the founding of the Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery, and as has been tradition, the current Eudunda Citizen of…

Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery – ‘Friends of the Gallery Morning Tea’ – 9th Feb 2022
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Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery – ‘Friends of the Gallery Morning Tea’ – 9th Feb 2022

The Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery Management Committee invite you to thier ‘Friends of the Gallery Morning Tea Meeting on Wednesday, 9th Feb, 2022, at the Eudunda Hall,27 Bruce Street, Eudunda.Doors open at 10:30am VISITORS WELCOME RSVP REQUIREDDOT 0407 004 469COVID SAFE & CONTRACT TRACING You are asked to wear your name tags and also to…

35 Years and Sandy Loving Her Job At The Library
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35 Years and Sandy Loving Her Job At The Library

A post on the Eudunda & Robertstown Districts School Community Library Facebook page tells a story of great dedication and love for her work as the Community Library Officer. On the 27th Jan 2022, Sandy Smith wrote,“35 years ago today I started working at this wonderful library! Many happy memories and many wonderful customers. “Only…

Australia Day – Eudunda – Free Breakfast but BYO Chair – 26th Jan 2022
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Australia Day – Eudunda – Free Breakfast but BYO Chair – 26th Jan 2022

Australia Day Breakfastand Community PresentationsIn the Centenary Gardens – EudundaincludingCitizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Community Event of the Yearand Awards for Best presented Properties (Tidy Towns) Free Breakfast from 8:30amPresentations at 9amPLEASE BYO CHAIRSCOVID-Safe Event This event is sponsored by the Regional Council of Goyder and Coordinated by the Eudunda…

Robertstown Celebrates 150 Years of European Settlement
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Robertstown Celebrates 150 Years of European Settlement

After months of meeting and intense work by a small committee, the weekend of Robertstown ‘s 150 years of European settlement was celebrated in style. On Saturday, 2 October 2021, past and present residents kept the hall a buzz with reminiscing and renewing acquaintances. The committee had worked tirelessly assembling a wonderful display of memorabilia…

Eudunda 150th News
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Eudunda 150th News

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, our original celebrations, planned for November 2020, had to be postponed. To prevent a second postponement, we have adapted our plans. Instead of a programme packed with events that could conceivably be cancelled due to an unforeseen lockdown, we are emphasising permanent projects that will leave a lasting legacy in…