Latest News: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

Community Newsletter Number 7

4th September 2017

Read the latest community newsletter for construction project updates.

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
22 October

1916 — HMAS UNA (ex German sloop KOMET) arrived at Malekula Island, New Hebrides, to mount a punitive action against rebellious natives. 40% of UNA’s crew were struck down with malaria

1942 — Battle of GOODENOUGH ISLAND, New Guinea.  This island was occupied by the Sasebo 5th SNLF (Japanese) and securing it was part of the build-up for a major offensive at BUNA

1950 — Battle of YONGJU / The Apple Orchard. This was the first action that Australian troops saw in Korea when they were called to support American troops. Capt Denness won a Military Cross, Lt Butler won a Silver Star and 7 Australians were wounded in the action