Anzac Centenary

Anzac Centenary Community Grants Program

The Northern Territory Government provided a one-off Anzac Centenary Community Grants Program of $100,000 in 2015 to assist community organisation to commemorate the Anzac Centenary and the Century of Service in the Northern Territory. 

The following organisations were awarded Anzac Centenary Community Grants.

Darwin/outer Darwin

OrganisationTitle/Brief Description Amount  
Batchelor Museum Development Association Inc Exhibition - Indigenous Australians at war from the Boer War to the present$5,000
Casuarina Senior CollegeAnzac 2015 - Commemorative Week and Service - involving all the College's faculties $1,925
Charles Darwin University Nursing MuseumNurses who served - Northern Territory stories - towards the production of a book/booklet$3,000
Christ Church CathedralRestoration of WWI Memorial Plaques located in the Cathedral's "Old Porch"$1,221
Darwin City Brass BandDarwin 2015 Anzac Day March - for the purchase of period (1915) Darwin Town Band uniforms  $5,000
Darwin Symphony Orchestra (DSO)Poppies - a symphonic tribute to the Centenary of the Anzacs - towards a commemorative 2015 programme with the Darwin Army Band$5,000
Girraween Primary SchoolHonouring our History - to create a cenotaph, an art installation and the purchase of appropriate literature $5,000
Larrakeyah Primary SchoolSunset Family Anzac Centenary Assembly - 24 April 2015 $1,862
Moil Primary School From Darwin to Dardanelles - towards the production of a play based on NT WWI servicemen$5,000
Moil Primary School From Darwin to Dardanelles - towards the production of a book (a educational resource) for NT schools $5,000
Palmerston RSLFlag poles Memorial Park$1,200
Palmerston Senior College Anzac Day Commemoration of Service Ceremony - focus will be on the role of Indigenous Australians in the war$1,000
Palmerston Senior CollegeEmpathy Resources for the Future - three linked sections: Oral Histories, Curriculum focus and Art, Writing and Digital Story Telling Competitions$5,000
Roseberry Middle School ANZAC Memorial Garden and Flag Pole Restoration $5,000
Roseberry Middle School Rising Sun Art Installation and Art/Mural Works $5,000
Stuart Park Primary SchoolStuart Park Primary School ANZAC Centenary Events Projects - includes students undertaking Bombing of Darwin research and excursions to WWII locations around Darwin$3,635
The Genealogical Society of the Northern TerritoryRecording the final burial place of Territorian Returned ANZACs$5,000
Wagait Shire CouncilProtection and preservation of the WII USAF Liberator crash site Cox Peninsula$2,000
Wagait Shire Council

Cox Peninsula WII history project - towards the research and documentation of the military build-up and their presence on the Cox Peninsula during WWII


Katherine/Katherine region

OrganisationTitle/Brief Description Amount  
Katherine School of the Air (KSA) 100 Stories - KSA remembers the sacrifice of the men and women who served in the Great War 1914-1918$5,000
Mataranka Local Authority "Rusty Bugles" - performance of a stage play written by Sumner Locke Elliott$5,000

Alice Springs Region

OrganisationTitle/Brief Description Amount  
Alice Springs Public LibraryThe Anzac Legend in Alice - Then and Now – create a collection of professional then and now photographs that showcase Alice Springs Anzac Hill precinct history$4,950
Alice Springs Town Council - Public LibraryYouth oral history films to commemorate the Anzac Centenary$4,690
St Philip's CollegeWomen's War Effort - design, construct and install a sculpture representing the work and sacrifices made by nurses and other women in WWI and in conflicts since.$5,000

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Last updated: 04 February 2019

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