Other Places to Visit

Located in Australia's oldest park, the Anzac Memorial is surrounded by a number of other monuments and cultural institutions. Please contact them directly if you are interested in more information.

Sydney's Cenotaph is located nearby in Martin Place.

Australian Museum - http://australianmuseum.net.au/

Hyde Park Barracks - http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/hyde-park-barracks-museum

State Library NSW - http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

A little further away from the Anzac Memorial but still within walking distance is the Sydney Jewish Museum - http://sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au/

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