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.
1942 — Battle of KOEPANG. Japanese troops landed in Timor and met spirited resistance from the Australian troops. Faced with overwhelming odds, most of the Australians surrendered, while others joined forces with the 2/2nd Independent Company and waged a long and gruelling guerrilla campaign, with assistance of friendly Timorese, against the Japanese. The initial attack on Timor cost 84 Australian lives