welcome to the friends of mawson

Who are the Friends of Mawson?

We are an association of individuals and organisations who are united in an endeavour to promote the name of Sir Douglas Mawson and all he stood for. We wish to ensure that the inspirational commitment of Sir Douglas Mawson and his contribution to science and exploration are widely known.

The Objectives of The Friends of Mawson are to:

  1. Ensure that the inspirational commitment of Sir Douglas Mawson and his contribution to science and exploration are widely known.
  2. Encourage interest in and raise funds for the maintenance, promotion and development of the Mawson Collection at the South Australian Museum.
  3. Promote contacts between people who value the history and interests of Sir Douglas Mawson.
  4. Promote and support scientific and historical education and research related to Sir Douglas Mawson's interests.

Do you want to know more?

Should you wish to learn more about this fascinating man, beyond what is contained in these pages, we have compiled a short reading list for your information and enjoyment.

We also invite you to visit www.mawson.sa.gov.au