Getting to the Memorial

ADDRESS

The Anzac Memorial is located within Hyde Park South. The closest cross streets are Elizabeth Street and Liverpool Street. Museum is the closest train station and is only a short walk from the Memorial.

To organise your trip by public transport we recommend visiting http://www.transportnsw.info/ or calling 131500.

TRAIN - Museum Station is a few minutes walk from the Memorial.

BUS - Bus services do stop on Elizabeth Street and Liverpool Street. Please note there is no parking for school or chartered buses on site.

CAR - Limited public parking is available around the Hyde Park perimeter. There are a number of nearby car parks visit http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/explore/getting-around/parking/car-parks for more information. Visitors are advised to strongly consider public transport.

CYCLE - Hyde Park South is accessible by cycle, however the Anzac Memorial does not have bike racks.

FREE CBD SHUTTLE - This free schuttle bus (route 555) stops on George St before Bathurst Street, which is a 10-minute walk to the Memorial. The service operates Monday to Friday 9am to 3:30pm, and 9am-6pm on weekends.

 

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