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The $500 million Australian War Memorial expansion risks undermining Australia's environment and heritage laws, architects say

EW
By Elliot Williams
Updated October 21 2020 - 8:30pm, first published 5:30pm
An artist's impression of the Australian War Memorial expansion, which would see the current Anzac Hall at the rear of the building demolished and replaced with a new hall and walkway. Picture: Supplied

Australia's heritage and environment legislation risks being undermined if the War Memorial's proposed $500 million redevelopment is allowed to go ahead, according to the nation's peak architectural body.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email: elliot.williams@canberratimes.com.au

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