ANZAC Park

Location: 3-7 Spence Street Cairns

3-7 Spence Street, Cairns
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ANZAC Park is categorised as Linear Open Space.

Linear Parks are low use public open space areas with primary uses for stormwater management, buffering or linkage.  Recreation or active transport are secondary uses.

History behind the name

This park commemorates the sacrifices of the ANZAC's in World war I. Originally allotment 1, Section 1, in 1876, it was reserved as the Residency area or Domain. The foundation stone for the Memorial Clock was laid by AJ Draper in January 1925 and the memorial unveiled on Anzac Day 1926. The Rotunda was officially opened on 3 July 1932 by the Mayor, Alderman WA Collins.

Last updated: 28 August 2017