The Anzac Memorial

Honouring service and sacrifice
A physical expression of the spirit and legend of Anzac — Honouring service and sacrifice by all servicemen, servicewomen and their families.
Plan your visit

The Anzac Memorial is a commemorative site and a retreat for reflection on the sacrifices made by defence personel and their families. 

Guided tours

Discover and learn about the Anzac Memorial's art, architecture and history.

The history of the Anzac Memorial

Built and funded by the people of NSW, to honour those who served in the Great War and be a place of comfort for those who had lost loved ones. Today it stands proudly as one of the state's most significant cultural and commemorative institutions.

The home soil

The Hall of Service displays soil from 1,701 places in New South Wales, representing more than one-hundred thousand First World War enlistees who answered the call to serve.

Buy a star

Honour a veteran and help raise funds for future Anzac Memorial exhibitions and education programs.

On this day

On this day
20 August

1908 — Great White Fleet enters Sydney

1915 — 17th and 18th Battalions AIF landed at ANZAC COVE

1943 — Brocks Creek, Northern Territory, is bombed by Japanese aircraft

1945 — 450 Sqn, Royal Australian Air Force, is disbanded at Lavarino, Italy

1994 — Main body of the Australian contingent to UNAMIR arrives in Kigali, Rwanda