Pinjarra War Memorial Relocation

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Consultation has concluded


The refurbished Pinjarra War Memorial is looking grand in its new location (pictured above).

This consultation has closed, thank you to those who submitted a response.

The Pinjarra War Memorial will be relocated to the Glebe Land adjacent to Edenvale Homestead, with stonemasons engaged to disassemble, refurbish and reinstall the memorial at the new location.

Site works will commence in February, in preparation for installation of the memorial at the site mid to end March to ensure completion by Anzac Day. To view the concept plan, click here.

Benefits of the relocation:

  • Befitting amenity to honour those who have served in war and armed conflicts in the protection of our country, its rights, liberties and our way of life, within the Murray River Foreshore and adjacent to the Pinjarra Heritage Precinct
  • Achieves greater accessibility to the site for visitors
  • Addresses safety concerns by moving the memorial out of proximity of a main road
  • Accommodates for events and improves acoustics currently impacted by passing traffic
  • Improved access to services for visitors to the site

The Pinjarra branch of the Returned Services League (RSL) initiated discussions with the Shire regarding a new site for the memorial, with the relocation site within the Glebe Land identified as the preferred option.

Community feedback:

The feedback received through community consultation efforts was largely positive, with 21 submissions lodged and 58 quick poll responses received. 73% were supportive of the relocation proposal.

A significant minority of respondents questioned why the memorial was not being relocated within the RSL site and voiced concerns regarding vandalism.

A public war memorial can only be placed on commonwealth, state or shire owned land and the size of the RSL site is restrictive in respect to accommodating associated commemorations.

The location was chosen due to its proximity to Edenvale and path network along the river as well as the immediate road network, which provide an element of natural surveillance. Closed circuit television and lighting will be planned for at the new site.




The refurbished Pinjarra War Memorial is looking grand in its new location (pictured above).

This consultation has closed, thank you to those who submitted a response.

The Pinjarra War Memorial will be relocated to the Glebe Land adjacent to Edenvale Homestead, with stonemasons engaged to disassemble, refurbish and reinstall the memorial at the new location.

Site works will commence in February, in preparation for installation of the memorial at the site mid to end March to ensure completion by Anzac Day. To view the concept plan, click here.

Benefits of the relocation:

  • Befitting amenity to honour those who have served in war and armed conflicts in the protection of our country, its rights, liberties and our way of life, within the Murray River Foreshore and adjacent to the Pinjarra Heritage Precinct
  • Achieves greater accessibility to the site for visitors
  • Addresses safety concerns by moving the memorial out of proximity of a main road
  • Accommodates for events and improves acoustics currently impacted by passing traffic
  • Improved access to services for visitors to the site

The Pinjarra branch of the Returned Services League (RSL) initiated discussions with the Shire regarding a new site for the memorial, with the relocation site within the Glebe Land identified as the preferred option.

Community feedback:

The feedback received through community consultation efforts was largely positive, with 21 submissions lodged and 58 quick poll responses received. 73% were supportive of the relocation proposal.

A significant minority of respondents questioned why the memorial was not being relocated within the RSL site and voiced concerns regarding vandalism.

A public war memorial can only be placed on commonwealth, state or shire owned land and the size of the RSL site is restrictive in respect to accommodating associated commemorations.

The location was chosen due to its proximity to Edenvale and path network along the river as well as the immediate road network, which provide an element of natural surveillance. Closed circuit television and lighting will be planned for at the new site.