The Australian War Memorial is now holding public consultations on its $500 million redevelopment plans including the demolition of Anzac Hall. This is your chance
Have your say before it is too late.
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We launched our Hands off Anzac Hall campaign on 7 November 2018, opposing plans to demolish this award-winning building.
The Australian War Memorial is hell-bent on demolishing Anzac Hall as part of its extravagant $500 million redevelopment plans.
As architects, we are passionate about preserving Australia’s heritage and honouring our national history, nowhere more so than the extraordinary service and sacrifice of the servicemen and women. Destroying such an investment – of effort, culture, and family memories – is a waste and mark of disrespect.
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