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, badges, uniforms, field equipment, photographs, documents, manuscripts, framed works and books.

On this day

On this day
6 December

1917 —  “MONT BLANC”, a French munitions ship carrying explosives bound for Europe, blew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, after colliding with another ship. About 1800 people were killed and 9000 injured in what was reported as the largest man-made explosion prior to the atomic bomb

1951 — HMAS SYDNEY began its second patrol off KOREA. SYDNEY’s aircraft were used to protect South Korean-held islands of the north-west coast