How to register a memorial


To add a war memorial to the Register, follow these three steps.

Before you proceed, check...

Is the memorial already registered?

Search here. The Register has more than 2,900 memorials in its database and yours could be one of them.


1. Identify a war memorial

Is the construction or item you wish to register considered a war memorial? Click the button below for our guide on determining whether something is a war memorial.

Identifying a war memorial


2. Prepare your submission

What should be included in a submission? Click the button below for our guide on preparing your submission, including what images are acceptable and how to record veterans commemorated on a memorial.

Preparing your submission


3. Submit

While you can email your submission, the Register prefers submissions through the website. Click the button below for step-by-step instructions on how to create an account and log in, add memorials, and edit existing memorials on the Register.

Submitting to the Register



Questions, feedback, or technical issues

Contact the Register at, or call us at 02 9273 1554.

Please note that the office is only regularly staffed between 9.30 am - 5.30 pm, Mondays and Tuesdays.


Search by memorial name, suburb, postcode, veteran name


Checklist: Uploading to the Register

Make sure you have the following ready before you upload: (*mandatory)

  1. *Memorial name
  2. *High-quality photographs
  3. *Memorial description, e.g.:
    • what it looks like
    • what it's made of
    • the history behind it, etc.
  4. Memorial inscription
  5. Memorial address
  6. *Contact name, email and phone
  7. Related articles from Trove
  8. List of inscribed veterans, using this spreadsheet template