Australian troops in the Turkish Lone Pine trenches, 1915

New exhibition: 'Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs'

Date of Event: 07 January 2015
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The Parliament of New South Wales will mark the Centenary with a free public exhibition titled Politics & Sacrifice: NSW Parliament and the Anzacs. The exhibition will explore the remarkable accounts of the members and staff who fought for their country including Lt Gen George Braund (Member for Armidale) and Edward “Teddy” Larkin (Member for Willoughby); debates on issues such as recruitment, conscription and the treatment of enemy subjects; and the impact of the war on our political party system. 

It will feature a number of artefacts, artworks and objects from the Parliament’s significant and historic collection such as photographs, Hansard and official communications. Items from the State Library and Australian War Memorial will also be on display.

Cost: Free

When: 7 January 2015 to 30 April 2015

Where: Parliament House, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

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Posted by: Hannah Schneider, Centenary News

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