Their rational was that War memorials were not monuments as defined by the
origins of the term monuments in WLM, my understanding is it actually kind
of translates more closely to what we would associated with a heritage
listed building.



On 23 May 2014 15:46, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19 May 2014 02:04, Kerry Raymond <kerry.raym...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > However, the WLM committee knocked back that idea. As Gnangarra has
> already said, we were told war memorials were not acceptable to them as
> monuments, despite our attempts to explain the cultural importance of war
> memorials in Australia. AFAIK, the conversation with WLM terminated on that
> rather unpleasant exchange and has not been resumed.
>
>
> I may regret asking, but what was their rationale?
>
>
> - d.
>
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