Australian War Memorial expansion: Community fights to save memorial's WWII-era trees

Sarah Basford Canales
April 8 2021 - 5:00am

A group of concerned citizens have joined forces to peacefully protest the planned removal of more than 100 trees on the Australian War Memorial grounds ahead of a controversial $500 million proposal to expand the national institution.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at or confidential tips to

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