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
18 July

1917 — An observer, aloft in a balloon from HMAS HUON, sighted an Austrian submarine on the surface in the Adriatic Sea. The submarine dived and escaped before HUON could get to it

1942 — Australian troops attacked and captured Trig22 on MAKH KHAD RIDGE during the fighting around EL ALAMEIN, Egypt

1960 — The first Junior Recruits (boys aged 15-16) commenced training at HMAS LEEUWIN, Fremantle, WA. The JR scheme continued for 24 years and over 12,000 young sailors graduated to the RAN