The Anzac Memorial

Honouring service and sacrifice
A physical expression of the spirit and legend of Anzac — Honouring service and sacrifice by all servicemen, servicewomen and their families.
Plan Your Visit

The Anzac Memorial is dedicated to the remembrance of Australians who have served in the Defence Force.

About

The Anzac Memorial is administered by a Board of Trustees appointed under the Anzac Memorial (Building) Act 1923.

Learning at the Memorial

The Anzac Memorial is proud to launch a brand new learning program for schools, to coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the Armistice as part of the Centenary of Anzac.

Support the Memorial

Support the Memorial as a volunteer, a donor or by donating objects to the collection

The Pool of Reflection

Bruce Dellit’s vision for the Memorial included a still pool bounded by poplars to the north of the building (included for their significant symbolic association with the battles in France and Belgium), and a cascading fountain to the south.

At the Memorial

The Anzac Memorial is a place of commemoration and remembrance of the service and sacrifice of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping activities from colonial times to the present day.

On this day

On this day
19 December

1941 — HMS NEPTUNE sank after hitting a mine off TRIPOLI. There was only one survivor from a crew of 717. Among the dead were 2 Royal Australian Navy sailors

1944 — Battle of ADELE RIVER, a series of patrolling actions in southern Bougainville, carried out by troops of the 15th Infantry Battalion

1951 — HMAS SYDNEY completed a tour of operations off the west coast of KOREA. Aircraft from SYDNEY left no operable railway lines in its area of operations, significantly disrupting enemy supply lines