Plan Your Visit
Information to ready yourself for a visit to NSW's principal war memorial

The Anzac Memorial is dedicated to the remembrance of Australians who have served in the Defence Force. It is a place of commemoration and remembrance of the service and sacrifice of Australian men and women in war and peacekeeping. 

We request that visitors behave in a respectful manner at all times. Food and drink may not be consumed within the Memorial. We also request that mobile phones be switched to silent. All commercial photography is prohibited.

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On this day

On this day
17 January

1917 — 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, sailed for France. This was the last AFC Squadron formed in WW1 and began active service over the Western Front in the Battle of Cambrai

1945 — Battle of TSIMBA RIDGE, a strongly fortified Japanese position  in the north of Bougainville

1991 — Coalition air attacks began against Iraqi forces in IRAQ and KUWAIT, marking the beginning of the GULF WAR, which ended when Iraqi forces were driven from Kuwait