Local history

Milliari guest house, Port Noarlunga


Our Local History collection is a compilation of resources reflecting the history of our region.

Most of the items are printed, published and paper-based material, however there is also an oral history collection and original manuscripts.

This collection is available from Aldinga, Hub and Noarlunga libraries.

View the collection

Hint: instead of searching for everything, please limit your search to an 'image search'.

For more assistance, please contact the staff at your local library.

Photographic quotation form(PDF, 248KB)



From Almanda to United States - lost localities in the City of Onkaparinga

From Almanda to United States

For South Australia’s History Festival in May 2017 the City of Onkaparinga Libraries have released a book detailing the lost places of our City. Villages and settlements which have fallen off the map, or never quite made it there, are featured.

View online



City of Onkaparinga History Pin

History PinThe City of Onkaparinga Libraries are on History Pin. See a selection of historical and contemporary images of our region here: https://www.historypin.org/en/person/41071/



Our World Ward I Heroes: City of Onkaparinga 1914 - 1918

Our World War I HeroesTo commemorate the Centenary of World War I, the City of Onkaparinga Libraries produced a book in remembrance of the men and women who served from our City. Details of 668 individuals are recorded to recognise the contribution of our local people to the war effort, and the sacrifice of those who did not return.

View the booklet online