Army Museum of South Australia

A Regional Museum of the Army History Unit
ABN 46 103 172


MISSION STATEMENT: To Preserve and Promote South Australia's Military Heritage.

VALUES: AMOSA & AMOSAF consider the following as key values:

HONORING OUR HERITAGE - To recognize, value and preserve the contributions of members of the Army with emphasis on pre and post federation South Australia in both war and peace.

INTEGRITY - To be professional in our approach in presenting our heritage and adhere to our Code of Ethics.

TEAMWORK - To work co-operatively together to preserve Army's heritage.

OUR VISION: To be the premier Army Museum in South Australia.

In order to do this we will:

  • Provide members of the armed services and the public with an informative, historically correct and entertaining presentation of Australia's and, in particular, South Australia's military history.
  • Establish and provide a comprehensive regional research and resource centre containing materials with an emphasis on Australian and South Australian military history.
  • Document South Australia's military history.
  • Receive and maintain military artifacts.
  • Train staff in conservation, restoration, preservation and display technique to enhance our Collection.
  • Train guides to enhance our professionalism.
  • Educate the public by fostering an awareness and understanding of the Army's heritage and traditions.
  • Acquire, conserve, preserve, restore, document, display, store and dispose of our army heritage items.
  • Work in conjunction with other related Collections/Museums.


Our corporate goals are grouped under the following four categories, namely: Management. Operations. Marketing. Human Resources. The Plan is now in its second year of operation. The Objectives have been reworded to reflect the on-going development of the Plan since the last Annual Report. The Strategic Plan is for the period 2010-2012.