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Australian War Memorial drops 'young and free' branding after national anthem update

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated January 6 2021 - 8:42am, first published 12:30am
Google street view image on the left shows the previous signage, which has now been removed. Pictures: Google, Karleen Minney

The Australian War Memorial will drop the phrase "for we are young and free" from its advertising after the wording was changed in the national anthem.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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