Our collection
The Anzac Memorial holds a significant historical collection of approximately 6,000 objects that tell the personal stories of servicemen and servicewomen and their families. The collection includes the heritage building and its sculptures, as well as objects of material culture, such as medals and badges, uniforms and equipment, photographs, documents and manuscripts, framed works of art and books.

On this day

On this day
23 September

1942 — GEN T. Blamey is appointed Commander in Chief Allied land forces in the Pacific

1942 — HMAS VOYAGER ran aground in BETANO BAY, Timor while landing 2/4 Independent Company. The ship was subsequently scuttled to prevent it falling into enemy hands

1943 — HMAS AUSTRALIA is involved in the Battle of DAKAR, West Africa. This battle was against Vichy French forces

1969 — Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diving Team 3 is awarded USN Meritorious Unit Commendation for conspicuous service in Vietnam