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Proud of this Memorial

It's a tribute to brave police men who sacrificed their lives in order to serve us and protect us... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Emotional visit very nice memorial

Stopped to visit this memorial and stayed for over an hour. It is located in a nice position on... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
Warragul, Victoria
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

It's a tribute to brave police men who sacrificed their lives in order to serve us and protect us . This memorial is very Heroic and makes one Proud . It's near the shore so it's very scenic and this memorial is very beautiful

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank SS1656
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Stopped to visit this memorial and stayed for over an hour. It is located in a nice position on Lake Burley Griffin and is well designed befitting the respect we owe to our Police. Emotional to look at the long list of names and read...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank vasula
Reviewed October 15, 2017

It is wonderful to see this memorial honouring the police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Located near the National Carillon next the Lake Burley Griffin it is a great place to reflect o those who make our world a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 993anitat
Reviewed May 28, 2017

The National Police Memorial provides a tranquil setting near the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, to reflect on the ultimate sacrifices endured by officers of Australian Police Services and the impact of that sacrifice on their families and friends. It is a short stroll along...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Great memorial, set perfectly on the banks of the lake. A good place to sit back and reflect about everything that the men and women in the police force do for us.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Seyah25
Reviewed October 31, 2016

A very sad and fitting memorial to the sacrifice made by the police in protecting us. Near the Lake walk and a must do visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank chris w
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I visited the National Police Memorial in October 2016. A peaceful place to remember those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. I would recommend visiting if you're in the job or someone close to you is. So much respect is shown...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 644damienb
Reviewed October 11, 2016

This memorial isn't really one that you'd intentionally visit, but if you stumble upon it, take the time to walk along the circle reading the names of fallen heroes. At night, it's a little magical being lit up so well. A giant metal lion perches...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Whilst passing through Canberra I stopped at this memorial to offer my respects from Police in the UK. The family words written into the ground infront of the memorial are very emotional. I only wish some maintenance was applied to this important memorial, the plaques...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Ashforth01
Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is a fitting tribute to those who have given their lives to uphold our laws. It's a lovely setting on a rise above the lake and there's a nice screen of mature trees between the memorial and Parkes Way. The design is visually appealing...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank kjbMirani
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