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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

The energetic Augustus Short, South Australia’s first Anglican bishop, laid firm foundations for the growth of the Anglican Church in the new colony.

Read more about Augustus Short here.

J150 Plaque

Augustus Short

1802-1883

First Anglican Bishop of Adelaide,

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Sponsor: Anglican Diocese of Adelaide

By History SA

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