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The Shrine of Remembrance Trustees were established as a body corporate under the Shrine of Remembrance Site Act 1933 (No.4130). The Trustees succeeded the National War Memorial Committee with responsibility for the completion, care, management. maintenance and preservation of the monument and site.
The Trustees initially included the Commissioner of Crown Lands and Survey (later Minister for Lands), the Director of Finance and the Lord Mayor of Melbourne. Secretarial and administrative support was provided by the Melbourne City Council (VA 511).