Latest News: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

Community Newsletter Number 8

10th November 2017

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Construction update

10th November 2017

View 14 months of Centenary Project construction in 2 minutes of time-lapsed footage.

Community Newsletter Number 7

4th September 2017

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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
23 February

1942 — Australian troops fought valiantly after the Japanese invasion of Timor but were overwhelmed and the main force of  Australians surrendered. Those who remained continued to wage a guerrilla war for the next year

1956 — 1 Squadron RAAF bombed communist camps near Kuala Lumpur during the Malayan Emergency

1967 — MAJ P. BADCOE led an attack against Viet Cong forces in Vietnam. It was the first of three acts of bravery for which he was posthumously awarded a Victoria Cross. He was also awarded a US Silver Star and a South Vietnam Cross of Gallantry

2000 — International Force for East Timor (INTERFET), commanded by LT GEN Cosgrove, officially handed military command of East Timor to the UNTAET