Public Fund Projects

The Commonwealth Government established the Anzac Centenary Public Fund Board to make recommendations on initiatives and projects that will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. State and Territory government projects have been given priority. To date, the following projects and initiatives have received support from the Public Fund:

  • $300,000 to install a Flame of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in the City of Hobart.
  • $1.70 million to support the Albert Borella Ride in the Northern Territory.
  • $5.50 million to the Memorial Walk project in Adelaide. The Memorial walk was opened in April 2016.
  • $220,000 to the Sir John Monash Foundation for a single Anzac Centenary Scholarship.
  • $3.00 million to the Hobart Pedestrian Bridge. The Fund has committed up to $8.00 million for this project.
  • $3.85 million to the redevelopment of Anzac Square in Brisbane. The Fund has committed up to $6.00 million to this project.
  • $4.00 to the Sir John Monash Foundation for a yearly perpetual Anzac Centenary Scholarship.
  • $1.10 million to the Soldiers’ Memorial Avenue in Tasmania.
  • $3.00 million to the redevelopment of the Hyde Park Anzac Memorial in Sydney. The Fund has committed up to $19.60 million for this project.
  • $8.30 million to the redevelopment of the Shrine of Remembrance’s Galleries of Remembrance in Melbourne. The Fund has committed up to $22.50 million to this project.
  • $2.50 million to the Australian Defence Force Assistance Trust (now the Bravery Trust).
  • $350,000 to the Queensland Remembers Gallery and Exhibition. The Fund has committed up to $6.90 million to this project.