Work is under way to restore Wellington's Winged Victory statue to its former glory.
The statue and cenotaph, which is located at the Wellington War Memorial, commemorates the people from Wellington who died in conflicts from World War I onwards. It was designed by Gilbert Doble and was unveiled in 1933.
The repair work, which is being co-funded by Dubbo Regional Council and the federal government, started this week and should be completed by Anzac Day on April 25.
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Specialist company O'Sullivan's Conservation has been engaged to undertake the restoration work.
Member for Calare Andrew Gee said Winged Victory had a special place in the hearts of the local community.
"She and the cenotaph are an ever-present reminder that we must never forget the men and women who served and sacrificed so much for Australia," he said.
"It's vital that we keep investing in the restoration and maintenance of our memorials so that future generations continue to honour their memory and service too."
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