About

The Anzac Memorial is administered by a Board of Trustees appointed under the Anzac Memorial (Building) Act 1923. The Trustees are responsible for the management, maintenance and preservation of the Anzac Memorial as New South Wales’ principal war memorial.

Niche inscriptions - Photo by Rob Tuckwell

Annual Reports

A list of Annual Reports in .pdf format

Photo by Rob Tuckwell

Vision

" To PROMOTE, MAINTAIN and ENHANCE the Anzac Memorial as the State's principal commemorative and interpretive monument dedicated to the service and sacrifice of Australians in armed conflicts, to maximise its potential to inform all visitors and to educate future generations."

Dome of Stars - Photo by Rob Tuckwell

Heritage Management

The Anzac Memorial was included on the State Heritage Register (SHR) on 23 April 2010 (listing # 01822) as recognition of its heritage significance to the state of NSW. Inclusion on the SHR is an indication that the Memorial is of particular importance to the people of NSW, enriches our understanding of our history and identity, is legally protected as a heritage item under the NSW Heritage Act, and now requires approval from the Heritage Council of NSW for major changes

On this day
30 April

1860 —HMVS VICTORIA sailed from Melbourne for service in the MAORI War, New Zealand. This was Australia’s first commitment of forces to fight overseas

1915 — HMA Submarine AE2 was sunk by a Turkish warship in the Sea of Marmara, Turkey. 3 Officers and 17 men were taken prisoner. 4 men died as prisoners of war

1918 — Second attack on ES SALT, PALESTINE. Australian, New Zealand and British troops attempted to recapture the village first taken a month before. The battle was lost at a cost of 2500 troops killed, wounded, or taken prisoner

1941 — The last evacuation ship left Greece, bringing the Greek campaign to an end