Website accessibility

Website accessibility statement

This website has been developed to make content available to the widest possible audience, including readers using assistive technology or accessibility features. By adhering to guidelines for accessible web design, we acknowledge the diversity of communication methods, available technologies and abilities of web-users in the community.

The Anzac Memorial and the Office for Veterans Affairs strive to colmply with W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

 

Converting PDF files

At times, we publish documents on the website in a Portable Document Format (PDF) file format to present the work, including text formatting and images in a manner independent of this website's style. The Adobe website provides a service to convert PDF files to HTML for users of assistive technology.


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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