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A location of national significance

The National Workers Memorial is located on the land of the Ngunnawal people, Ngunnawal Country in Kings Park in Canberra.

Kings Park forms part of the Canberra Central Parklands. These are nationally significant because of their place in the Griffin Plan and for their unique blending of commemorative and natural landscapes.

The Memorial site is set into the side of an elevated area overlooking Aspen Island and Lake Burley Griffin among a planting of Eurabbie or Blue Gums (Eucalyptus Bicostata).

Getting there

Access the memorial from the southern end of Wendouree Drive, near Kings Avenue Bridge in Kings Park, across from the National Carillon and Aspen Island.

Address: Wendouree Drive Kings Park, Parkes, Canberra, Australia

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Parking, including disabled parking, is available along Wendouree Drive within walking distance of the memorial.

Leave a tribute

Visitors are invited to pick a sprig of rosemary to make a tribute at the memorial or leave a token of remembrance. A level plaza and low seating wall provides a place for quiet reflection as well as commemorative ceremonies.

Find out more

For information on other Canberra memorials and attractions see the Visit Canberra website.