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ANZAC Plaza commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial is a large polished circular black granite tablet, composed of four segments.

Six large stones (in pairs) are set into the footpath surrounding the tablet.

Location

Address:ANZAC Highway & Colley Terrace, Glenelg, 5045
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.976611
Long: 138.511661
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Anton Hart

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th March, 2001
Front Inscription

ANZAC PLAZA GLENELG. "A CHORUS OF STONES".

THIS MEMORIAL COMMEMORATES ALL OF THE MILITARY CONFLICTS THAT HAVE INVOLVED AUSTRALIAN TROOPS AND SUPPORT SERVICES THROUGHOUT OUR NATION`S HISTORY. IT IS SOLEMNLY DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED AND THE SACRIFICES THEY HAVE MADE.

ALL MEMORIALS ARE DEVOTED TO THE IDEA OF MEMORY AND THE SACRED. WHETHER THEY ARE THE HOLY SITES IN THE LANDSCAPES OF INDIGENOUS SOCIETIES, OR THE MEMORIALS THAT ARE BUILT FOR OUR MODERN CITIES. THEY ALL MAINTAIN A CONNECTION TO OUR PAST, AND TO OUR SPIRITUAL AND CULTURAL ROOTS. THE MEMORIAL IS COMPOSED OF LOCAL GRANITE, BLUESTONE BOULDERS AND THE VOICES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIANS WHO HAVE SERVED.

THESE ARE THE VOICES OF HEALING AND UNDERSTANDING. REMEMBER

Left Side Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY LIEUTENANT GENERAL PETER COSGROVE AC, MC CHIEF OF ARMY AT ITS DEDICATION ON SUNDAY 4 MARCH 2001

Source: MA,TOH
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