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National Emergency Services Memorial, Canberra

The National Emergency Services Memorial is a memorial located on the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin at the southern end of ANZAC Parade in Canberra, the national capital of Australia. It was designed by Aspect Melbourne Pty Ltd, the frieze was created by artist Charles Anderson and the sculpture was created by Darryl Cowie.

It "honours the thousands of men and women who serve and have served in Australia's emergency services. The memorial provides a place to reflect on those who have fallen or perished while carrying out their duties for the benefit of the wider Australian community. Dedicated by The Hon. John Howard MP, Prime Minister of Australia, 12 July 2004".

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