Ceremonies / Important Notices
Memorial Maintenance Works
Names of POW’s
The Trustees conduct Research into the status of Australian Prisoners of War throughout the year. These newly discovered names of Prisoners of War are engraved annually onto the Memorial Wall in early December. Should you wish to add a name or include information please Contact Us.
Dedication and Anniversary Events
2021-14th February (17th Anniversary) ‘Virtual Service’ is to commence Sunday at 11am on the 14th February (at that time click link here). This will take you to the home page link to the service video.
A “View Service Brochure” button on the home page will allow people to print the Service brochure in a PDF format or use the interactive version
- 2022-13th February (18th Anniversary)
- 2023-12th February (19th Anniversary)
- 2024-11th February (20th Anniversary)
- 2029-11th February (25th Anniversary) Opening of Time Capsule buried in 2004
ANZAC Day 25th April
A Wreath Laying Service is conducted at the Memorial each ANZAC Day at 9am prior to the main ANZAC Day Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph
Remembrance Day 11th November
A Wreath Laying Service is conducted at the Memorial each Remembrance Day at 11.45am following the main Remembrance Day Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph.
Other service organizations are encouraged to utilize the Memorial for your Ceremony or Service. Please contact the Trustees or the City of Ballarat to arrange and discuss your requirements.
If you or your group would like a guided tour of the Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial please email the Trustees (under Contacts) your details, itinerary and number of people attending and we will endeavour to give you and your group an experience of the designers “Stone Garden Journey”. With over 36,400 names listed on the Memorial there are over 36,400 stories waiting to be told.