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.
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1942 — SALAMAUA , a New Guinea village defended by 300 Japanese troops, was attacked by 70 men of the 2/5th Independent Company and the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles. They killed over 100 Japanese and caused large-scale destruction of airfield facilities, including the radio station and a supply dump. Three Australians were slightly wounded.
1950 — Australia became one of the first countries to commit Navy, Army, and Air Force units to the UN Command for service in Korea