Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial, Canberra

Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
A sober, poignant memorial to the Australians who served during the course of the 1962 to 1973 war in Vietnam, the imposing angular shape of Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial towers above Canberra’s ANZAC parade. The memorial encompasses three concrete stelae rising from a moat, as well as a wall with 33 quotations recalling important military and political events. Use our Fyshwick tourist route planner to visit Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial on your trip to Fyshwick, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This was a very emotional day for me as I was a member of the Royal Australian Artillery involved in this battle. To catch up with mates, some I hadn't seen since leaving SVN in 1967 was wonderful, bu...  read more »
  • 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Veterans Day, Battle of Long Tan.Visited Memorial Service there, very ceremonial, very welll commemorated, much pageantry. Good day. 
  • This is not the first time I have been here, but the 50th anniversary of the Long Tan engagement made it special. The Memorial has been very well designed and a testament to the diggers and they deser...  read more »
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