Where there is capacity, the Auditorium and Conference rooms and associated facilities may be available for hire in accordance with the Anzac Memorial’s Venue Management policy. All events are subject to a formal application process to be assessed on a case by case basis.
To complement your function, the Memorial can arrange gallery tours, performances, audio-visual screenings and ceremonies for your guests.
Anzac Memorial spaces for hire
The Memorial's Hall of Service is named both in acknowledgement of the Memorials original intent for the use of its rooms, and to recognise the service of Australian Defence personnel. It now functions as a greeting and orientation space for your guests. The Hall of Service flows onto the Exhibition Gallery, the library, conference room, and auditorium. Visitors are able to see into the Memorial's Hall of Silence where Sacrifice stands via sightlines up the grand stairwell. The open Oculus will visually connect your guests to the Memorial's facade.
The material palette of the spaces for hire includes Jarrah timber floors, joinery, and ceilings, bronze detailing, and glass. Together they complement and contrast with the main materials of precast concrete and stone.
Government Architects; Johnson Pilton Walker's design of the Auditorium centres round flexibility, functionality, and quality of the space. This multi-functional room is ideal for lectures, meetings, training, and other events. Large groups can hire the whole room, or it can be divided into two smaller rooms if you require smaller space. The storage, audio visual equipment, operable wall, and display areas are all integrated into the joinery.
Caterers The Fresh Collective is the Anzac Memorial’s preferred supplier*. The Fresh Collective uses the finest produce and offers superb customer service and is familiar with the history and symbolism of the site as well as its importance to the people of NSW.
You are welcome to discuss your food and beverage requirements directly with them.
Please note that the service of red wine is limited due to conservation requirements. Food and beverages cannot be consumed in the exhibition or ceremonial spaces.
*The Anzac Memorial has not entered into any commercial arrangements with the catering company. Hirers are able to choose alternative suppliers but must seek the Anzac Memorial’s approval. It is essential that you contact the Memorial to arrange a suitable site visit for all parties. All parties must attend prior to the event.
Conditions of hire
The Anzac Memorial encourages current and ex-serving defence personnel, and the organisations that support them, to connect with and use the Memorial as per the original Trustees intent.
Bearing in mind the nature and history of the site as well as its importance to the people of NSW, during peak visitation periods the use of the Memorial spaces and facilities will be reserved for core Memorial activities.
All venue hire requests must be made in writing no less than twenty-eight (28) business days prior to the event. We recommend you read the conditions of hire prior to making a request, to determine if the venue meets your needs.