Hard Yacka was 1996 Winner of Australia’s  National Community History Award and Christina Smith Medal. It was written by local resident historian Dr Julie-Ann Ellis, and published by the Yacka Historical Group.


Copies can be purchased for $40 plus postage (the book weighs 751 gms) from:


The Secretary, Yacka Historical Group:
P.O. Box 91, Yacka, South Australia 5470 Australia


For more information about Yacka History go to:




To contact us:

The Secretary, Yacka Community Development Board
P.O. Box 100, Yacka 5470 yackatec@rbe.net.au