Other Places to Visit

Located in Australia's oldest park, the Anzac Memorial is surrounded by a number of other monuments and cultural institutions. Please contact them directly if you are interested in more information.

Sydney's Cenotaph is located nearby in Martin Place.

Australian Museum - http://australianmuseum.net.au/

Hyde Park Barracks - http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/hyde-park-barracks-museum

State Library NSW - http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

A little further away from the Anzac Memorial but still within walking distance is the Sydney Jewish Museum - http://sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au/

On this day
20 February

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