Since 2014, the Anzac Day Commemoration Fund has been providing funding to support initiatives that educate the South Australian community about the significance of Anzac Day or commemorate Australia’s military heritage.

Fifteen ex-service organisations and community groups from across South Australia have secured funding from the 2021-2022 grant round for projects ranging from commemorative events and memorials to oral histories and educational activities.

Organisation Grant Amount Grant funding purpose
Australian Foundation for Disability $2,000 Helping to keep the memory of our Anzacs in SA alive – Anzac education for people with disabilities at Afford’s Community Day Programs at Holden Hill and Morphett Vale
Port Pirie RSL $3,085 Installation of four podium style storyboards at the Merchant Navy and Mariners Memorial, Woodward Park Memorial, HMAS Tobruk Memorial and the Port Pirie United Nations Peacekeeping Memorial with QR code links to stories on the Places of Pride website
Largs Bay RSL $1,800 Fort to Fort Remembrance Walk – create 200 posters to line Remembrance Walk
Port Broughton RSL $3,190 Remembering our Fallen – placement of bronze plaques and park bench in Memorial Gardens
Enfield RSL $4,300 Upgrade security system at RSL premises to secure irreplaceable memorabilia and
keep premises safe
Merchant Navy Association of SA $2,712 Remembering the Merchant Navy – placement of bronze plaques and merchant navy flags
Forest Range & Lenswood History Group $1,670 Memorial Signage at Lenswood WWI Monument – install information signs to explain significance of memorial
Vietnam Veterans’ Federation SA Branch $3,094 Quilts for Homeless Veterans – provide materials to VVF Quilting Group
Bute RSL $6,375 Bute Lone Pine Recognition – install lighting and interpretive signage at Lone Pine tree
Gladstone Community Development & Tourism Assoc $1,315 Interpretive Signage in Peace Garden and War Memorial
RSL SA & NT $2,696 Veterans Oral History Project – Part 5. Record oral histories of servicemen and women from deployments from late 90s to early 2000s
Army Museum of SA Foundation $1,948 Of Auburn Theatrical Production – the Untold Stories of Women in WWI including
display of items from AMOSA museum
Kangaroo Island Council $4,532 Addition of flagpole at Memorial Park, expansion of memorabilia display at Kingscote Town Hall and preservation of Anzac Memorial Quilt.
Aboriginal Veterans SA $4,230 Grave Dedication for Private Lush Wilson – providing plaque and grave marking and material to support ceremony
The William Kibby VC Veterans Shed Assoc Inc $40,789 Extension to William Kibby VC Veterans Shed to allow more veterans and their families to participate in shed activities with an aim to improve the mental and physical health of all veterans and families using the facility