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Shopping mall or long-term solution? Former memorial staff divided on expansion plans

Sally Whyte
June 17 2020 - 4:30am
Construction works on the extension at the Ausralian War Memorial have begun. Picture: Karleen Minney
Construction works on the extension at the Ausralian War Memorial have begun. Picture: Karleen Minney

Former directors, historians and staff of the Australian War Memorial have called for its major expansion plans to be abandoned, while one former assistant director says the proposal will address critical flaws in the way the public interacts with the institution.

Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.