About the Memorial

The Anzac Memorial is administered by a Board of Trustees appointed under the Anzac Memorial (Building) Act 1923. The Trustees are responsible for the management, maintenance and preservation of the Anzac Memorial as New South Wales’ principal war memorial.

The Trustees' vision is "To PROMOTE, MAINTAIN and ENHANCE the Anzac Memorial as the State's principal commemorative and interpretive monument dedicated to the service and sacrifice of Australians in armed conflicts, to maximise its potential to inform all visitors and to educate future generations."

On this day

On this day
20 January

1942 — In response to the Japanese build-up in the Pacific, 24 Squadron, RAAF, was relocated to RABAUL, New Britain, in an effort to protect the area. The town was attacked by over 100 Japanese fighters and bombers. 24 Squadron was equipped with 8 Wirraway planes. During the attack 3 Wirraways were shot down, 1 crashed on take-off and 2 were damaged in crash landings

1951 — “A” Company, 3 RAR occupied INCHON, Korea, while moving north with the 27th Brigade in counter-offensive operation