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The garden commemorates the 41 veterans who were killed in action in Afghanistan.  The number ‘42’ represents the veterans who have returned and succumbed to to depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health issues.

There is a large mural designed artist Lee Harnden, which includes the words of The Ode, the Australian flag, and the sculpture of a Special Forces soldier.

42 for 42 is a not-for-profit organisation which was founded by ex-Army veterans whose aim is to help struggling veterans and their families by building a memorial dedicated to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. A Saluting Their Service Grant was received to help develop the memorial.


Address:Chippendale Street, Suncorp Stadium, Milton, 4064
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466251
Long: 153.009981
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict
Designer:Tanya Wood (Sydney, NSW)
Artist:Wayne Strickland (Sculpture), Lee Harnden (Mural)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th October, 2021
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au