Another milestone in the efforts of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dedicated Memorial Committee (ATSIDMCQ) was reached on Wednesday, 2 December 2015.
On this occasion, the Museum of Brisbane located in the Brisbane City Hall, played host to the unveiling of four designs which have been shortlisted for a new memorial for Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military personnel, due to be installed at Anzac Square in Brisbane.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dedicated Memorial Committee Queensland shortlisted the four designs, models of which will be displayed at the Museum of Brisbane at City Hall for eight weeks.
The winning design would be selected following consultation with several stakeholders, including community elders, Brisbane City Council and the Historical Society.
The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce, ATSIDMCQ Co-Patron speaking at the opening of the exhibition launching the four shortlisted memorial concept designs. Professor Paul Mazerolle representing Griffith University as the principal partner, stressed that the university will continue to work closely with the ATSIDMCQ committee to see this meaningful monument come to completion.
The four designs will be on display at the Museum of Brisbane from now until the end of January 2016 should you wish to view these.
Soon after this date a final decision on the winning design will be announced.