A physical expression of the spirit and legend of Anzac — dedicated to remembering all Australians who have served their country
Commemorating the Centenary of the First World War—sustaining remembrance of past sacrifices into the future.
Join us in remembrance of the men and women who have served Australia. Entry is free.
We offer a range of focus tours. Help us share the ANZAC legacy with future generations.
Support the Memorial by donating your time, funds for projects and collection items.
1916 — FROMELLES, a village in France, was the scene of the first Western Front battle in which the Australian Imperial Force took part. The ill-conceived action was intended as a diversion to assist British troops engaged in actions on the SOMME RIVER further south. The 5th Australian Division sustained 5,533 casualties.
1940 — HMAS SYDNEY brought about the destruction of the Italian cruiser BARTOLOMEO COLLEONI in an action off Cape Spada, Crete