Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Canberra Aboriginal War Memorial

Tomorrow is Anzac Day. Today there were calls to establish an Aboriginal War Memorial on Anzac Parade in Canberra. I first stumbled on the Current unofficial memorial about 5 years ago. It resides on the slopes of Mount Ainslie a short distance up walking trails from the Australian War Memorial.

I highly recommend watching the 2 minute video in the news article below.

"Renewed calls for national Indigenous war memorial" ABC News

This is the current memorial that appeared after being constructed by a couple of nearby residents apparently 15 years ago. It is only known to a handful... I think for a national capital we can do better.

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