Latest News: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

Premier and Minister for Veterans Affairs announce 100 sites of military significance to be detailed in Centenary Project artwork

8th March 2018

Read about 100 significant sites of the Anzac spirit 

Community Newsletter Number 9

31st January 2018

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Community Newsletter Number 8

10th November 2017

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Construction update

10th November 2017

View 14 months of Centenary Project construction in 2 minutes of time-lapsed footage.

Community Newsletter Number 7

4th September 2017

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Community Newsletter Number 6

9th June 2017

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Community Newsletter Number 5

3rd April 2017

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Community Newsletter Number 4

1st February 2017

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Community Newsletter Number 3

6th December 2016

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Community Newsletter Number 2

5th October 2016

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Hoardings now surround Centenary Project construction site

4th October 2016

Graphic panels have been placed on the fencing to keep the community informed during construction and show just some of the Memorial's treasures.

Community Newsletter Number 1

31st August 2016

Anzac Memorial Centenary Project works will commence in September 2016. Read the community newsletter for more information.

Redevelopment of Anzac Memorial begins

20th August 2016

The first sod has today been turned on the $40 million enhancement of the Anzac Memorial in Sydney’s Hyde Park.

26 June 2016

A new public artwork inspired by a century of military service and its legacy will for the centrepiece of the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project.

Hyde Park Anzac Memorial redevelopment plans unveiled

20th July 2015

The Anzac Memorial in Sydney’s Hyde Park will be redeveloped to complete its original 1930s vision.

On this day
21 April

1917 — The Imperial War Graves Commission, now known as the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, responsible for the erection and maintenance of war memorials and cemeteries ,was founded

1918 — Baron von Richthofen, “The Red Baron”, was shot down near AMIENS, France. His body was recovered and buried by members of 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

1969 — HMAS HOBART was awarded a United States Navy Unit Citation for her service in Vietnam