Historical Archives for Slovenian Australians

HASA NSW was registered 9 February 2003 as a charity to operate exclusively for the safeguarding of historical records of the Slovenian community in New South Wales and the promotion of the Slovenian culture. The launch of the Historical Archives took place on 3 April 2004 in Sydney, with an exhibition and presentation of the book “Sadovi slovenske dediščine” – “The Fruits of our Slovenian Heritage” published by HASA, NSW. It covers the highlights of the history and the achievements of the Slovenian community in New South Wales.

P.O. 280
Merrylands, NSW 2160, Australia
Tel: 02 9760 1173
Fax: 02 9682 7692
Web: www.glasslovenije.com.au/hasa2004/hasa-nsw_index.htm

Pilot project: www.da-slo.com.au/
E-mail: hasansw@bigpond.com
President: Martha Magajna

Project Manager: Florjan Auser
E-mail: smh.archive@optusnet.com.au

Updated: 12 February 2013



Aleksandra Ceferin

Aleksandra Ceferin (M.A., B.A., Dip.Ed.) has introduced Slovenian language as a school subject in Australian school system and founded the Slovenian Teachers' Association of Victoria in 1976. She has extensive experience in language education: as teacher, lecturer, curriculum coordinator, course writer, language consultant and manager, VCE State Reviewer and Chief Examiner. Since 1998 she has been the President of ISSV and the manager and chief editor of its projects. Aleksandra visits Slovenian annually, establishing and maintaining contacts with Slovenia, and initiating exchanges and cooperation between organizations. In 2004 she was the recipient of the National Education Award of RS Slovenia.