Published: Thu 27 Jun 2013

The Australian War Memorial is pleased to announce that Built NSW Pty Ltd has been appointed to provide construction works for the redevelopment of the First World War galleries.

Built, an award winning Australian business has an impressive reputation and portfolio having completed a range of heritage projects and new building constructions Australia wide.

Katherine McMahon, Head of Exhibitions at the Memorial, stated that “the contract with Built represents an important stage in the redevelopment process of the First World War galleries and is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a company that has a history of outstanding results.”

The $32.52 million redevelopment of the First World War galleries is generously supported by the Australian Government.

“Our new First World War galleries will draw on a range of new interactive technologies that will take the Memorial far beyond the Centenary,” said Dr Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial. “The refurbishment will place the Memorial’s galleries at the forefront of Australia’s centenary program.”

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