We are committed to providing an online experience that is accessible to everyone in the community. This is a requirement under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Our current website was designed to meet the Australian Government standard for web accessibility at the time of development, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level A. Web content accessibility guidelines version 2.0.

WCAG 2.0 is a technical standard developed under the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Throughout 2022 the Memorial are undertaking a website redevelopment project. During this project the website will be reviewed for compliance against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 level AA.

If anything on this site is inaccessible to you, or you are experiencing problems accessing content for any reason, please send your comments in writing to the email address or call us during business hours on +61 (02) 6243 4211

This website has been designed to work with the latest version of Firefox, Chrome and Edge on desktop computers as well as popular mobile and tablet devices.

Search and search options

To search our website click on the search box in the top right of any web page or type into the search input box on the home page. 


Navigation tools on this website include menus, breadcrumbs, in-text hyperlinks, and buttons.

Breadcrumbs show the location of the page you are viewing in the hierarchy of its category. They’re visible just under the top navigation bar on every webpage.

To return the previous page you were viewing, click on the 'Back' button in your browser or use one of the websites navigation tools to go directly to the page you want.

Text size

The size of the text can be changed.
Text display settings can be found in the menu of your web browser. Exact instructions will differ depending on the browser you are using.  

Navigation using a Screen reader

If you use a screen reader program, there are a number of aids to help you find your way around the website.

Skip to content

For people using screen readers each page has a link that says "skip to content". Following this link will skip over the page header and skip over the navigation menu to take you straight to the content of the page. The page header and navigation are repeated on every page so this avoids hearing them again and again.

Skip to navigation

For people using screen readers each page has a link that says "Skip to navigation". Following this link will skip over the page header and go to the main site navigation menu. The page header is repeated on every page so this avoids hearing it again and again.

Downloading documents and files

A number of documents and media files are available for download on the website.

Web pages are made available in HTML where feasible.

Documents that cannot be provided in HTML format are available in a Portable Document Format (PDF). We have taken steps to ensure where possible that alternate formats are available, commonly Rich Text Format (RTF). Images are made available in a standard JPEG format.

Help with accessing PDF files

A PDF reader is required to view PDFs. 

Commonly this is already on your computer, installed with your web browser. But if you do not have a PDF reader, Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from

Downloading documents

You can download documents and open them to read in your web browser or save them to your computer to read offline.

To read a downloadable document in your web browser simply click the link to the document.

To save a downloadable document right-click on the download (PC) or shift + click (Mac) and select the Save link or Save target option.

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