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National Police Memorial

Wendouree Drive | Kings Park, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Sacrifices of the thin blue line acknowledged

The National Police Memorial provides a tranquil setting near the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, to... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
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Great memorial, set perfectly on the banks of the lake. A good place to sit back and reflect... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Nat H
Perth, Australia
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Wendouree Drive | Kings Park, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The National Police Memorial provides a tranquil setting near the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, to reflect on the ultimate sacrifices endured by officers of Australian Police Services and the impact of that sacrifice on their families and friends. It is a short stroll along...More

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great memorial, set perfectly on the banks of the lake. A good place to sit back and reflect about everything that the men and women in the police force do for us.

Thank Nat H
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very sad and fitting memorial to the sacrifice made by the police in protecting us. Near the Lake walk and a must do visit.

Thank chris w
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I visited the National Police Memorial in October 2016. A peaceful place to remember those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. I would recommend visiting if you're in the job or someone close to you is. So much respect is shown...More

Thank Damien B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This memorial isn't really one that you'd intentionally visit, but if you stumble upon it, take the time to walk along the circle reading the names of fallen heroes. At night, it's a little magical being lit up so well. A giant metal lion perches...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Whilst passing through Canberra I stopped at this memorial to offer my respects from Police in the UK. The family words written into the ground infront of the memorial are very emotional. I only wish some maintenance was applied to this important memorial, the plaques...More

Thank Ashforth01
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is a fitting tribute to those who have given their lives to uphold our laws. It's a lovely setting on a rise above the lake and there's a nice screen of mature trees between the memorial and Parkes Way. The design is visually appealing...More

1  Thank kjbMirani
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Really nice to sit and be respectful of the people who see the best and worst of all of us. Best photo can be taken at sunset. A lovely walk along the lakeside, hearing the Carillion resound is delightful to end the visit and if...More

1  Thank Kayeleigh
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This memorial is situated just off Lake Burley Griffin. I would only visit if you have an interest in the Police Force. Best way to view is grab a bike and bike around Lake Burley Griffin take a slight detour before the Carillon to view.

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A moving and fitting memorial to all the Australian Police Officers that have given their lives to protect the people of Australia. representing fallen officers from every state and territory in Australia. The most moving part is when you read the original messages from Family,...More

1  Thank Gregory L
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