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NCA approves early works for War Memorial expansion

The National Capital Authority (NCA) has approved early works for the Australian War Memorial, which will see Anzac Hall demolished and pave the way for the $500 million expansion.

To the editor: In defence of the 116 trees

In defence of the one hundred and sixteen: I knew them well — most of them — these 116 trees.

What’s on in Canberra over the Anzac Day 2021 long weekend

With the Anzac Day long weekend nearly upon us, there are a host of things on across the Canberra region to commemorate the occasion.

Trees ‘as old as the Memorial’ to be removed for early works

116 trees on the Australian War Memorial grounds are slated for removal as early works for the institution’s $500 million redevelopment.

Anzac Hall shuts its doors – and early works include demolition

Anzac Hall, the Australian War Memorial’s exhibition space, closes today - forever? An application for early works includes its demolition.

Anzac Hall closes in preparation for demolition

The Federal Parliament last week approved the almost $500 million project to knock down and replace the War Memorial's 20-year-old Anzac Hall.

Minister approves $500m Anzac Hall redevelopment

A controversial proposal to demolish Anzac Hall, the Australian War Memorial’s award-winning exhibition space, has been passed.

Architects want public to tell War Memorial ‘Hands Off Anzac Hall’

Australian architects have launched a social media campaign to save the Australian War Memorial’s award-winning exhibition space, Anzac Hall.

First Nations tribute wins national architecture award

A national memorial to the wartime service and sacrifice of our First Nations people has received the Nicholas Murcutt Award for Small Project Architecture at the 2020 Australian Institute of Architects’ National Awards.

ACT picks up three national architecture awards

Canberra’s Sarah Lebner has been awarded the prestigious National Emerging Architect Prize at the 2020 Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) National Awards tonight.

War Memorial expansion draws strong opposition

The Australian War Memorial’s controversial $498 million upgrades have hit the spotlight again this week, as representatives gave evidence to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works yesterday, Tuesday 14 July.

War Memorial welcomes back visitors

The Australian War Memorial welcomed backed visitors this week, for the first time since pandemic restrictions forced its closure on 23 March.

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