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".
State Department: Wide Range of Emergency Services Provided to American Citizens Overseas, but Improved Monitoring Is Needed.
Oct 01, 2009; GAO-09-989 September 24, 2009 In 2008, the Department of State (State) estimated nearly 5 million U.S. citizens lived overseas,...