Learn about the history and establishment of West Torrens.
Information about the society, membership and contact details.
A collection of historical records about West Torrens.
Some of the highlights in the history of West Torrens.
Digitised version of local publications including 'Between the city and the sea', written by Peter Donovan in 1986 as part of the South Australian Jubilee 150.
Links to other local history resources, including the State Library of South Australia, National Library / TROVE and the History Trust of South Australia.
West Torrens has had a significant influence on the progress of South Australia with many successful industries.
West Torrens Library, in conjunction with the West Torrens Historical Society, is seeking community members to recount memories of their life in this area.
Access prior interviews conducted by the West Torrens Historical Society.
Homes and buildings of significance to the people and character of West Torrens and South Australia.
Horse racing has been a part of this area as early as 1838. Bordered by today’s South Road, Henley Beach Road, Bagot Avenue and Darebin Street, Thebarton Racecourse was the site of Adelaide's first racecourse.