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Australian War Memorial redevelopment approved by Environment Minister despite heritage opposition – ABC News

The Federal Environment Minister gives the go-ahead to the controversial $500 million redevelopment and expansion of the Australian War Memorial, against the advice…

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Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley has given the go-ahead to the controversial $500 million redevelopment and expansion of the Australian War Memorial, despite opposition from the Government’s own heritage council.
Key points:

  • The Government has given approval for the development under heritage protection laws
  • The changes would create a new Anzac Hall, and expand the AWM’s exhibition space
  • Critics have slammed the proposal as wasteful, and straying from the memorial’s original intent

The redevelopment,…

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