The plans, launched in 1994 under the Australia Remembers Program, envisaged a Memorial Walkway to be constructed along Brays Bay, running alongside Concord Road from Brays Bay Reserve towards Hospital Road, providing a link from Rhodes station to the Hospital.
Access to the walkway is via Hospital Road, Concord or Bray Bay Reserve.
The objectives of the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway:
To provide a living memorial to all veterans who served in world war II with a particular focus on the South West Pacific area;
- To provide an educational experience relating to this significant part of our heritage for current and future generations.
- To improve access to the Hospital for patients, visitors and staff who travel by train to Rhodes station;
- To provide facilities for healthy lifestyle programs and;
- Act as a tourist attraction for visitors to the region.