Anzac Day is observed by Australia and New Zealand on 25 April each year a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand.
Commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations and the contribution and suffering of all those who have served.
Anzac Day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
The Anzac Memorial was established in Anzac Square, Adelaide Street, to perpetuate the memory of Queensland men and women who served in the Great War, 1914-1918.
The memorial was dedicated at 11am on Armistice Day, Tuesday 11 November 1930, by His Excellency, Sir John Goodwin, Governor of Queensland.
Each year a Remembrance Service is held on the 11th Nov at 11.00am and Dawn Services each 25 April, Anzac Day at 4am.
The memorial commemorates the residents of Coorparoo who were killed in the Great War (First World War) World War I - 1914 to 1918
and World War II (Second World War) - 1939 to 1945.