Visit the Memorial

Visitors will require timed tickets to enter the Memorial galleries and attend the daily Last Post Ceremony at 4:45 pm.

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Tuesday, 25 april

Anzac Day 2023

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ACTION! Film & War

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Last Post Ceremony

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Development project

Our Continuing Story

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Research at the Memorial



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The Australian War Memorial is open to the public with a new temporary entrance.

Visitors will require timed tickets to enter the Memorial galleries, and also to attend the daily Last Post Ceremony at 4:45 pm in the Commemorative Area.

Ticket bookings open now.

Access to the Memorial entrance and visitor carpark is via Fairbairn Avenue. 

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2023 Anzac Day

On Tuesday, 25 April, the Australian War Memorial will mark the 108th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in 1915, as well as all those who have served and died in military operations. The 2023 Anzac Day commemorative program includes:

  • Dawn Service at 5:30am
  • The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Veterans Association Commemorative Ceremony
  • ACT RSL Veteran’s March at 9:30am 
    For more information contact or call (02) 9161 7690
  • Memorial galleries open at 12pm
  • Last Post Ceremony at 4:45pm
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ACTION! Film & War

ACTION! Film & War follows Australians armed with cameras who have shared their experiences as they record history and bear witness to conflict – either as a professional duty or for their personal record.

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Australians at war

Learn about Australia's involvement in war, from the time of the first settlement at Sydney Cove in the 18th century to our peacekeeping roles under United Nations auspices.


Indigenous service

Explore a selection of resources related to the wartime experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Please be advised that the following pages contain the names, images and objects of deceased people.


Sufferings of War and Service

The Australian War Memorial has worked with veterans and their advocates to commission a work of art, by artist Alex Seton, to recognise and commemorate the suffering caused by war and military service.

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  1. Australian peacekeeping personnel in the United Nations Transition to Authority in Cambodia mission, 1992–1993

  2. We are asking local primary school-aged students to help us name the two tower cranes that will be used to build the Memorials new Anzac Hall and the C.E.W Bean Building and Research Centre.

  3. To support campaigns in the South-West Pacific during the Second World War, the Australian Army established mobile non-combat supply units to provide and distribute food and supplies

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