Donald Mackay Memorial

Monuments & Memorials

A testament to Griffith's rich history

Griffith’s monuments and memorials are a testament to the rich history and legacy of Griffith, a city that holds a special place in the hearts of its inhabitants and visitors alike. These landmarks stand as enduring symbols of remembrance, commemorating significant events, individuals, and milestones that have shaped the city’s identity. From imposing statues and plaques honouring esteemed leaders and community figures to sombre memorials dedicated to fallen heroes, Griffith’s monuments reflect the deep sense of pride and reverence the city has for its past. They serve as poignant reminders of the city’s journey, preserving its heritage and inspiring future generations to cherish and uphold the values that have defined Griffith throughout the years.

  • Fairey Firefly and Dethridge Wheel Memorial

    Fairey Firefly and Dethridge Wheel Memorial

    Located in the heart of the CBD, make time to stop by two iconic monuments, important to the history of…

  • Donald Mackay Memorial

    Donald Mackay Memorial

    A significant piece of Griffith’s history, the recognition of Donald Mackay’s service to the city is acknowledged through this monument.…

  • 50 Years Progress of Griffith Sculpture

    50 Years Progress of Griffith Sculpture

    Sitting at the entry to Banna Ave, Griffith’s main street, this granite sculpture by Luke Zwolsman commemorates 50 years of…

  • Kathleen Aiton Memorial

    Kathleen Aiton Memorial

    This memorial of local well-loved teacher Kathleen Aiton takes it’s place at the entrance of the CWA Park on Banna…

  • Soldier Settlers Memorial

    Soldier Settlers Memorial

    When the Great War ended in 1918, many returning troops faced uncertainty and dangers of coming home to no work…