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3280 - 1917 ANZAC PARADE OBELISK

Greenwich, Alex to the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure representing the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, and Vice-President of the Executive Council
  1. Where is the 1917 Anzac Parade obelisk currently stored?

  2. Has it been cleaned and restored since it was dismantled in October 2014?

    1. If so, when did the clean and restoration occur?

    2. If not, will this occur?

  3. When will it be returned to public display?

  4. What site has been identified for the obelisk?

  5. Is the Government committed to returning the obelisk to Moore Park east, which is close to where it was taken from and connects with its Anzac heritage?

Answer -

(1) to (2) The Anzac obelisk is currently in storage at a stonemason's facility where it is undergoing conservation.

(3) The obelisk is expected to be in place before Anzac Day 2017.

(4) to (5) In consultation with the Returned Services League and Centennial and Moore Park Trust, it is proposed to install the obelisk in a location east of the busway within the Moore Park area, subject to subsurface investigations.

Question asked on 1 June 2016 (session 56-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 71
Answer received on 6 July 2016 and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 76