The Trustees and the Anzac Memorial Act 1923

The Anzac Memorial is overseen by a Board of Trustees responsible for the management, maintenance and preservation of the Memorial as NSW's principal war memorial. Its significance is reflected in the unique composition of its board with the positions of Premier and Leader of the Opposition, Lord Mayor of Sydney, State President of the RSL (NSW Branch), the Government Architect, State Librarian and Secretary of the Department of Education, Australian Defence Force, veterans and community representatives all legislated Trustees with the Anzac Memorial Act 1923.

On this day

On this day
11 August

1900 - The Protector, the flagship of South Australia's naval force, leaves Sydney for China. Whilst she played a limited role in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion, she went on to become the longest serving ship in Australia.