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Anzac Square Memorial Galleries Talk Series: Our memorials to and by women

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Anzac Square Memorial Galleries

ANZAC Square

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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This talk explores the history behind the memorials at Anzac Square created by, or in tribute to, Queensland women

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Included will be the history of the Women’s Memorial, contributed on behalf of all Queensland women and created by Daphne Mayo; stories of nurses and civilian women from World War I; tributes to Queensland servicewomen and women’s organisations from World War II; and some accounts of contemporary women’s service experiences, drawn from the permanent digital exhibition on display at the Anzac Square Memorial Galleries.

After the talk, visitors can stay to explore the Memorial Galleries – embarking on an interactive journey from World War I to today, before taking time to reflect on the remarkable stories of bravery and sacrifice in the tranquil parklands.

Anzac Square Talk Series:

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Location: Meet at the main entrance of the Anzac Square Memorial Galleries (look for the large double brass doors located beneath the Shrine of Remembrance, on the left corner of the Anzac Square parklands)

Bookings essential

Conditions of entry

Please consult our conditions of entry before making your booking: https://www.anzacsquare.qld.gov.au/alerts

General enquiries

Contact the Anzac Square Visitor Services team on 0466 922 259 or email anzacsquare@slq.qld.gov.au

Access

Information on how you can access us can be found here: https://www.anzacsquare.qld.gov.au/plan-your-visit.

Please let us know, via the booking form, if you have mobility challenges. All interactive screens in the galleries are wheelchair accessible. Ambulant toilets are also available in the Post World War II Memorial Gallery.

Cancellations

Two days’ notice for cancellation of tours would be appreciated. Please cancel via Eventbrite. Alternatively, email anzacsquare@slq.qld.gov.au or contact us on 0466 922 259.

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ANZAC Square

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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