A creative public program at the Australian War Memorial will combine public activities, displays, installations and events for the five week period from 5 October to Remembrance Day, on 11 November 2018.
What's New At the Memorial
Barney Schinckel was just a young man when he volunteered for 'special training' and joined the secretive Z Special Unit as a radio operator working behind enemy lines.
The Long Tan Cross, considered one of the most significant battlefield relics from Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War, has been unveiled in its permanent home in the Vietnam Gallery at the
A new book looks at the stories behind the Last Post, the much-loved ceremony of love, loss and remembrance at the Memorial.
Exhibitions & Events
This ceremony begins at 4:55pm in the Memorial's Commemoration Area and will commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day and the anniversary of the battle of Long Tan.
Free public talk
Captain Reg Saunders Gallery, 12pm
Join a curator to hear about objects from the final offensive that ended the First World War.
Free activity for kids
Lower galleries, 10.30 am