A new round of funding is available to help communities protect and repair local war memorials and to support projects that commemorate service men and women, past and present.
The Community War Memorials Fund (CWMF) offers grants of up to $10,000 for war memorial projects.
The Anzac Community Grants Program (ACGP) meanwhile provides grants of up to $2000 to schools, and community and veterans groups.
Applications are open until November 11.
WWI: THEATRE: GALLIPOLI - Gallipoli, Anzac Area. 6 August 1915. Australian troops in the Turkish Lone Pine trenches, captured on the afternoon of the 6 August 1915, by the AIF 1st Brigade under Brigadier General Walker, with the loss of 3,000 men. PICTURE: Australian War MemorialCAPTION: "The Turkish trenches are 25 yards away. From loopholes in parapets we pot shots at one another. Sometimes one poor chap drops his scalp off, but generally we wave the a miss be means of a stick." -- Lt. Stewart Hansen.*** Credit must read: Australian War Memorial, A02022 ***File (Melb): G: WAR: WORLD WAR I: GALLIPOLIDate filed: 15-04-1990Neg No: 90-16584 [c/n = copy neg]ID: mlsWWI / W.W. I / World War I