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Cameleers arriving from Strzelecki Track unloading wool bales on Ghan train platform at Farina, 1920s ()

Desert Shapers: Afghan Cameleers and the First Ghan Train

Examine and discuss when and why were pioneer desert carriers Afghan cameleers and the first Ghan critical lifelines for South Australia? Discover the dangers threatening them in shaping colonial settlement, transport infrastructure and economic development. Analyse what were their connections with Indigenous people? Bookings required by phone or email.

Presented by Pamela Rajkowski


Sat 22 May, 10am-1pm


WEA, 223 Angas St, Adelaide


Per Person: $51.00


Pamela Rajkowski, 0400 810 196,


Companion Card accepted Bookings Essential Wheelchair Access Full Toilet Facilities

Bookings required by phone or email
Internal lift to first floor. Disabled parking available. Ramp access.

Event capacity: 30