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We can help you track down information about relatives who served in any of the conflicts in which Australia has been involved since the 1860s.

Roll of Honour name projections

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Opening hours

10am – 5pm daily
Closed Christmas Day

Last Post ceremony 4.55pm

Admission to the Memorial is free

Visitor information

Exhibitions

Australia in the Great War

New permanent exhibition in the First World War Galleries.

After Afghanistan and As of Today...

On display in the special exhibitions gallery until 17 June 2015.

Afghanistan: the Australian story

Discover the extraordinary efforts of Australians in Afghanistan through the words of our veterans and their families.

    • Anzac connections papers

      Anzac Connections

      More than 50,000 pages of First World War private collections have been digitised and released online, as part of the Anzac Connections project.

      Find out about the Daily Digger project on Twitter. Using personal quotes drawn from digitised private letters and diaries of First World War diggers and nurses.

    • Google Cultural Institute

      The Australian War Memorial joins Google Cultural Institute

      Get up close to the Memorial's collection with Google Cultural Institute. Look inside G for George and a Centurion tank, see iconic art works up close and watch behind the scenes videos.

      Explore the Memorial on the Cultural Institute gallery and Google Streetview.

    • Roll of Honour name projection

      Roll of Honour name projections

      During the Centenary period, the name of each of the 62,000 Australians who gave their lives during the First World War will be projected onto the façade of the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial. The names will be displayed from sunset to sunrise every night, and can be seen from the Memorial's grounds. Each name will be visible for 30 seconds.

       
    • The Last Post Ceremony

      At the end of each day, commencing at 4.55 AEDT pm, the Memorial farewells visitors with its moving Last Post Ceremony.

      Live video stream