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Daring robbery in South Australia’s history

Dr Barry Blundell APM, a retired South Australian Police officer with over 42 years' service, including 30 years as a detective, will present the history of a daring robbery at Ocean Steamers Road, Port Adelaide on the afternoon of Thursday, 23 January 1902. This was one of the fascinating chapters of our history.

The retired Detective Senior Sargent will give you insight into this significant crime, completed with fascinating historical images, and a tour of the old lock-up behind this greatest payroll robbery in South Australia's history.

Did the Detectives get the right men? What became of the payroll? Find out more and come to this FREE event that will be held on Friday, 12 and 26 May 2023, starting from 2 pm to 3 pm. Bookings are essential and can be made here. Please meet at Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide. This event is part of South Australia's History Festival 2023.
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Why? Find out more about this daring robbery that took place at Ocean Steamers Road, Port Adelaide, in 1902
When: Friday, 12 and 26 May 2023, starting from 2 pm to 3 pm
Where: Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre 66 Commercial Road Port Adelaide, SA 5015.
Cost: FREE
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