The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of all its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in the wars of the Commonwealth of Australia. The memorial includes an extensive national military museum. This was opened in 1941, and is widely regarded as one of the most significant memorials of its type in the world.
Photo-A-Day. 17 Jun 12. Orroral Homestead (Circa 1860s) Built by Archibald McKeahnie and his father Charles, the Orroral Homestead is the oldest dwelling in the Namadgi Park. The end walls were of masonry with mud mortar which was rendered at a later date. The side walls were of slabs of timber, possibly taken from trees further up the valley. The roof was originally shingles; these can be seen under the verandahs, The structural timbers show signs of being shaped using a variety of methods…
National Carillon on Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra / Lake Burley Griffin is an artificial lake in the centre of Canberra, the capital of Australia. It was completed in 1963 after the Molonglo River—which ran between the city centre and Parliamentary Triangle—was dammed. It is named after Walter Burley Griffin, the American architect who won the competition to design the city of Canberra.