The Anzac Memorial

Honouring service and sacrifice
A physical expression of the spirit and legend of the Anzac — Honouring service, and the Courage, Endurance, and Sacrifice by all servicemen, servicewomen and their families.
Hall of Service digital interactive

Explore the Hall of Service artwork online to delve into the stories of those who answered the call to serve and learn about the communities who generously contributed soil in remembrance of them. 

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.

Plan your visit

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

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
10 August

1914 — Volunteer recruitment began for the First Australian Imperial Force. The AIF remained a volunteer force throughout the war despite two attempts to introduce conscription

1918 — The battle of Proyart a part of the battle of AMIENS, began. Intense fighting led to the death of about one quarter of the 37th Battalion

1919 — CPL A. SULLIVAN won a Victoria Cross while fighting with a British unit against the Bolsheviks following the Russian Revolution