More paintings from Paul Burnett

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Here are some more paintings from Paul Burnett: – Ketches loading wheat, Port Wakefield,1922 (Just for comparison, here is a recent photo of mine from about the same location at Port Wakefield): –   North Parade wharf, Port Adelaide,1873 (Just for comparison, here is a recent photo of mine showing […]

More of Paul Burnett’s oil paintings of historical ports on canvas

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More of Paul Burnett’s oil paintings of historical ports on canvas by Steve Reynolds Further to the post at http://mlssa.org.au/2020/09/17/paul-burnetts-oil-paintings-of-historical-ports-on-canvas/ ,  Artist Paul Burnett has sent us some more of his oil paintings of historical ports on canvas. These are all painted from historical archive photos in the State Library. […]

The Old Glenelg Jetty Aquarium

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The old Glenelg jetty aquarium by Steve Reynolds According to the web page found at https://southaustralia.com/products/adelaide/attraction/glenelg-jetty, an aquarium was built on the first Glenelg jetty in 1929, showcasing fish, sea lions and sharks. The Glenelg jetty aquarium in 1936 (Taken from The Advertiser’s “Moments in time – SA at play” […]

Waratah anemones, Port Noarlunga, South Australia - Dan Monceaux

New art exhibition celebrates the marine life of Port Noarlunga, South Australia

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River to Reef is an exhibition of new marine-themed artworks by South Australian artists, documentary filmmakers and amateur naturalists, Dan and Emma Monceaux. Presented by Onkaparinga Arts, the ambitious show includes fifty-five new works and can be viewed online, or in-person at the Arts Centre, Port Noarlunga, South Australia. The […]

Potential consequences of the missing Port Noarlunga jetty stairs

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Just 32 kilometres south of Adelaide, the seaside town of Port Noarlunga is one of South Australia’s favourite destinations for aquatic activities. This week, hundreds of school children are in the midst of intensive aquatics programs, where they are introduced to the joys of paddling, ocean swimming, surfing (pending wind […]

Port Noarlunga Jetty Stairs Project Update

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The City of Onkaparinga announced on June 20 “The manufacture of the new jetty staircase (at Port Noarlunga jetty) is now completed and it’s in storage ready for installation. The installation timing is ultimately determined by the weather because the contractors require consecutive days of perfect conditions to install the […]

The 1875 Communication Cable from Normanville to Kangaroo Island

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In December 1875, a submarine communication cable ran from Normanville to Kingscote on Kangaroo Island. Society member and local resident, David Muirhead sent us the following details and photographs concerning the cable: – The spot where the communication cable to Kangaroo Island ran into the sea at Normanville (Taken by […]