What's New At the Memorial


  1. 'If we go, we may as well go together'

    Rat of Tobruk, Bob Semple, will be speaking at the Anzac Day National Ceremony. Here he tells his remarkable story.

  2. 'There was a bond of friendship and mateship money couldn’t buy'

    Bob Semple turns 98 next month, but he remembers the siege of Tobruk as if it was yesterday. Read part two of his story.

  3. Memorial to welcome RF-111C aircraft into National Collection

    The Australian War Memorial can confirm a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) RF-111C aircraft currently at the South Australian Aviation Museum will be transferred to the Memorial’s collection. 

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Family tours

    Free guided tour 10.15 am
    Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries

  2. Hands-on history

    Free kids activity
    Lower galleries, 11 am

  3. Women in war

    Free live performance, Anzac Hall
    11.40 am, 12.40 pm, and 1.40 pm

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