Part 1 contains:
• Memorials around Australia
• When did the construction of memorials begin?
• Why were memorials built?
• How were memorials funded?
• Images of memorials
• The British principle of the non-repatriation of war dead
• Australian War Graves Commission
• The mothers and widows badge
Speaker: Brad Manera, Executive Manager, Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney
Interviewer: Scott Cumming, Visitor Services Coordinator, Macquarie Street Portfolio, HHT
Speaker bio: Brad Manera is a keen battlefield archaeologist and public historian. His recent documentary work includes historical input into In Their Footsteps (2011) and Gallipoli: the Front-Line Experience (2005). Brad has worked as a museum curator and historian for 30 years, beginning his career at the Western Australian Museum then building collections and developing exhibitions at the National Museum of Australia and the Australian War Memorial. His work at the War Memorial included curating the travelling exhibition Australia Under Attack 1942-43 and a major portion of the new 'Post-1945 Conflicts' galleries. He moved to Sydney to take up the role of Head Curator at Hyde Park Barracks Museum and, after helping achieve World Heritage Listing for that site, has moved to the Anzac Memorial to prepare it for the commemorative activities that will be part of the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign.