Wilkins Passport

Sir Hubert’s passport. Initially issued for 2 years, then extended for 5 years on 6 November 1924. Suzanne was added in 1929.

A background to The Wilkins Chronicles

I am a 66-year-old grandfather of four who has always been interested in Australian history and stories from our past. About three years ago I started working as a volunteer with the Port Adelaide Library copying old photos of that district. I also took photos from...
Harry creates history again

Harry creates history again

Patron of the Wilkins Foundation, Richard Harry Harris, recently spoke at the History Teachers Association of Australia’s annual conference. Held in the October holidays at Loreto College in Adelaide, Harry was the keynote speaker before a crowd of approximately two...

From the Board Chair

I’m delighted to advise that the announcement of Dr. Richard ‘Harry’ Harris as our Patron has sparked Australia-wide publicity and prompted many Wilkins enthusiasts to offer their services to the Foundation in various capacities. People across Australia...

Dr Richard Harris announces new ‘rescue mission’

South Australia’s national hero and joint Australian of the Year 2019, Dr Richard Harris SC OAM, is on a new rescue mission: to revive the legacy of one of the world’s greatest adventurers and polar explorers, SA-born Sir George Hubert Wilkins. In doing so, he also...