What's New At the Memorial


  1. A lasting legacy

    Private George Giles had just fought in the battle of Morlancourt in July 1918 when a tall, thin man in glasses approached and asked if he could have his uniform and kit.

  2. An enduring hope

    When Ethel Freeth was told that her son, Flight Sergeant John Freeth, had been killed during the Second World War, she refused to believe it.

  3. Before and after: stories from the paper lab

    The Australian War Memorial has a huge collection of items on paper encompassing Australia’s wartime experience from the Boer War to the present day.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Bombing of Darwin and northern Australia

    Curator-led behind-the-scenes tour
    Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30 pm

  2. Story time

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

  3. National Day for War Animals - Family tours

    Free family event
    Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries, 10.30am and 11.30am

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