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Now and Then is a community heritage wiki website created and maintained by the people of Gawler, South Australia. You are welcome to join and share your knowledge, memories and stories of Gawler. Why not contact one of our Gawler History Team Executive for advice? Click here to Contact Us

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Click the colored pins on this interactive map to find stories in this wiki. Try zooming in or out, shifting the view to see more, or switch between the map or satellite view.

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Join us ALSO on Flickr to view our vast collection of historical images.

Click here to view our Flickr albums.

There are many albums that are still awaiting an appropriate article to compliment the photographs within. We would love your contribution, please email any article to or chat with us at the next meeting - see below.

Why don’t you join Gawler History Team?

We meet on the first Thursday of each month (except January) in the Zion Lutheran Hall, rear of 22 Cowan Street Gawler from 7:15 - 9:30pm. Please contact for more information

To learn how the Gawler History Team started and of its subsequent development please click here

5th April 2018
5th April 2018

HAPPY 2018 from the Gawler History Team

Can your New Years resolution be to go through your old Gawler photos and send them to us please?

Click here to see our list of future guest speakers.

If you missed a previous Guest Speaker you can view many of them here on YouTube.

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2017 - Welcome to historic Gawler
2017 - Welcome to historic Gawler

Town of Gawler Logo.jpg Town of Gawler kindly approves the use of this historic logo. Please note - This logo is not the Town of Gawler's current branding and should only be used for historical purposes.


For upcoming events visit Town of Gawler's website

Look what's on our wiki!

5 fourth street
5 fourth street

Well known Gawler photographer, Paul Barnet, has spent a large portion of the last two years taking photos of all of the beautiful houses, businesses and other heritage areas as listed in the Town of Gawler's Development Plan

Paul has so far photographed 888 of Gawler's lovely heritage homes. Click here to see them all.

Have a look at these videos below (L-R), 22 minutes of cycling 8km along North and South Para Rivers, Gawler Now and Then - Slideshow, St George's Bell Ringing and
Ralph Hatcher singing The Song of Australia accompanied by Trevor Fletcher

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