What's New At the Memorial


  1. Memorial exhibition, Laughter: a powerful ally examines the importance of humour in the military

    A new exhibition exploring the history and importance of humour and laughter to those in the armed forces has gone on display at the Australian War Memorial.

  2. Brothers in arms

    Harold West and George Leonard were best mates who did everything together.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. The Courage for Peace curator-led tour

    12.30 pm, Special Exhibition Gallery
    Join a curator-led tour of the Memorial’s new exhibition, The courage for peace, exploring its themes and personal stories.

  2. Author talk: the lost boys

    Join the author as he discusses his new book and his personal journey in creating this powerful homage to youthful bravery.

  3. Laughter: A powerful ally

    12.30 pm, Research Centre Reading Room

    Join exhibition curators in the Research Centre to hear stories about humour, war, Christmas, and comedy performance.

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