Bankstown Bombing of Darwin Memorial


A concrete pillar with a metal plaque under a Eucalyptus tree.


This plaque was laid on19th February 2003 in memory of lives lost during 'THE BOMBING OF DARWIN' (the first enemy attack on the Australian mainland) on 19th February 1942.

Helen Westwood Mayor of Bankstown. Richard Colley General Manager. Clr Helen Westwood. Clr Richard McLaughlin. Clr Kevin Hil.l Clr Ian Stromborg. Clr Grant Lee. Clr Max Parker. Clr David Blake. Clr Clive Taylor. Clr Paul Barrett. Clr Lynn Abraham.s Clr Nhan Tran. Clr Alan Winterbottom.

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Old Courthouse Park
Cnr The Mall and Chapel Road
Bankstown NSW 2200
Local Government Area
  • Canterbury-Bankstown Council
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms. Jane Williamson
Year of construction
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date
19 February 2003
  • Second World War, 1939–45