The Cape Jaffa lighthouse is a South Australian icon. More than 40 metres tall and including an accommodation for two families, the lighthouse stood on the Margaret Brock reef near Cape Jaffa for 100 years.
South Australian Heritage Foundation
Preserve our State’s heritage, support the Foundation by making a donation to the Foundation or one of our conservation project appeals.
The South Australian Heritage Foundation is a new way to ensure that our state’s precious heritage is cared for into the future.
The Foundation is operated by the National Trust of South Australia. It works in partnership with individuals and corporate, government and community organisations to raise funds and undertake projects to protect and preserve South Australia’s built, cultural and natural heritage.
The Foundation also works with education and training organisations to develop the next generation of skilled heritage conservation professionals, preserving and passing on the trade and artisan skills needed to conserve our heritage for future South Australians.
South Australian Heritage Foundation Appeals
St Francis Xavier's Cathedral is the oldest Catholic Cathedral in Australia and the heart of Catholic life in Adelaide.
The Capri Theatre a 1941 Art-deco/Moderne style is an iconic South Australian venue which was added to the State Heritage list in 1991. Originally opened in 1941 as the Goodwood Star Theatre and later purchased by the Theatre Organ Society of Australia (TOSA) in 1978.
One of the most unusual and significant items cared for by the National Trust is an early domestic pipe organ built by the renowned London organ builder, Henry Bevington. Bevington founded one of the most famous organ building enterprises of the nineteenth century.
In the words of Adelaide organ builder and tuner, Richard Larritt, the instrument has been patched up for the last 50 years and is now in urgent need of rebuilding.