Dunstan Collection

Don Dunstan
Don Dunstan
The Dunstan Collection was given to Flinders University Library in March 1988 by Don Dunstan (Premier of South Australia 1967-1968 and 1970-1979). It is housed in a separate purpose-built room in Special Collections, and contains files relating to his political, professional and personal life, photographs, press clippings, speeches and press releases, audiovisual material, books from his library, some items of clothing and other memorabilia.

The collection was given to the Library on the condition that access would be restricted to bona fide scholars. Click here to see the full conditions of access.


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Links to related sites

Featured links:

Calwell Memorial Lecture : South Australian Premier Don Dunstan Announces Land Rights For The Pitjantjatjara People, July 1978. Recording now available from Australian Politics.

Don Dunstan Foundation at the University of Adelaide

The Dunstan Decade in SA Politics at the State Library of South Australia

The Peter Ward papers at the State Library of South Australia

Search on FindIt@Flinders for books and periodicals in the Dunstan Collection.



Speeches, press releases, statements and radio broadcasts now digitised

Read speeches, press releases, articles and statements by Dunstan from througout his parliamentary career.


Media Don

Listen to Ruth Starke in conversation with Kerryn Goldsworthy on Dunstan and the Media, Flinders University Library, Friday 15 March 2013. 



inspiring achievement