Physical description

On April 28, 2008, along with Israel's President Shimon Peres and Australia's Governor-General, Major General (ret) Michael Jeffrey AC, CVO, MC, the late Richard Pratt opened the Park of the Australian Soldier in Beersheba, Israel. An initiative of the Melbourne-based Pratt Foundation, the Park commemorates the involvement of the Australian military forces in the Middle East in two World Wars and in other conflicts in the region.
It features a memorial to the Australian Light Horse Brigade which won Beersheba from the Turks in World War 1 and a dual purpose playground which provides access to children with disabilities.

This DVD records the Park's opening ceremony on April 28, 2008.