South Australia - Colonial: 1854 -1900.
Original Documents including Annual Reports.

A large number of original documents are held by the developer which are important to reference to get precise details of a wide variety of aspects related to the development of the Telegraph service in South Australia.

The list below provides links to those Reports which have been uploaded to the site. If other Reports or Annual Reports for other years are required, please contact me.

Annual Reports.

  1. Todd Report to the House - 1857;
  2. Todd Report to the House - 1859;
  3. Todd Report to the House - 1861.
  4. Extracts from Todd's Report to the House1878 - The South Australian Telegraphs.

Special purpose Reports. -

  1. 1868 (December) - Report on the Determination of the Boundary Line of the Colonies of South Australia and New South Wales by Charles Todd F.R.A.S.
  2. 1873 (7 October) - Telegraphic Communication with Western Australia. Authorised by the House of Assembly.