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
26 April

1941 — Six Australian warships were involved in Operation Demon, the evacuation of Allied personnel from Greece

1943 — Japanese submarine I-26 torpedoed and sank the merchant ship LIMERICK of Cape Byron, NSW. 

1943 — A Catalina Flying boat crashed while dropping supplies to Coastwatchers on Bougainville Island. The pilot and two crew were killed, the survivors reached the Coastwatchers camp and evacuated by submarine

1953 — Ceasefire talks resumed in Panmunjom, Korea, as the warring sides attempted to end the fighting