Historical information

The Ballarat Cenotaph commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in WWI and WWI.
The cenotaph was unveiled by the Governor, Sir Dallas Brooks on the 24th November 1949 in front of a crowd estimated to be between 3000 and 4000 people. It was made possible through donations bolstered by an ANZAC Day radio appeal.


The Ballarat Centotaph is of historical significance to the people of Ballarat

Physical description

Sandstone obelisk with inscribed lettering and bronze decorative elements attached to two sides and copper cap at the top of the memorial.

Inscriptions & markings