MEDIA RELEASE: Canberra Holocaust Museum

The Liberal-National Government is marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day by announcing an additional $1.3 million to establish the Canberra Holocaust Museum and Education Centre as part of an ongoing commitment to support Holocaust awareness in Australia.

Senator for the ACT Zed Seselja said today’s funding boost brought the Liberal-National Governments’ commitment to this project to $2 million.

“It is vital we never forget the tragedy, the massive loss of life that was the Holocaust, and the absolute evil that was committed during that time.”

“The Museum is a fitting addition to our National Institutions in Canberra, honouring the memories of those who lost their lives, and serving to educate current and future generations of Australians on the atrocities of the Holocaust.” 

“Our support of the Canberra Holocaust Museum and Education Centre is another example of the Liberal-National Government investing in our institutions here in Canberra, including additional funding for the National Film and Sound Archives, the Museum of Australian Democracy, the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian War Memorial redevelopment, and the establishment of Ngurra: The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Precinct.”

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Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja 
Senator for the ACT