ANZAC Memorial Hyde Park

A physical expression of the spirit and legend of Anzac — dedicated to remembering all Australians who have served their country

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100 Years of ANZAC

Commemorating the Centenary of the First World War—sustaining remembrance of past sacrifices into the future.

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Open 9am – 5pm daily

Join us in remembrance of the men and women who have served Australia. Entry is free.

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Support the Memorial by donating your time, funds for projects and collection items.

Our Collection

Every object tells a story…

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On this day
24 July

1900 — CAPT N. HOWSE, NSW Medical Corps, won Australia’s first Victoria Cross when he rescued a wounded man at Vredfort, South Africa, during the BOER WAR. He is the only Australian medical officer to receive this honour

1916 — PTE T. COOKE won a Victoria Cross for bravery during the fighting at POZIERES. He stayed at his machine-gun position even as the rest of the team were killed or injured and was found dead at his gun. His body was later lost

1945 — PTE F. PARTRIDGE won a Victoria Cross during fighting on Bougainville. Despite being badly wounded he took a Bren gun from a dead gunner and challenged the enemy to come out and fight. He then attacked two bunkers until loss of blood stopped him