What's New At the Memorial


  1. Brendan Nelson welcomes Matt Anderson PSM as new Memorial Director

    Outgoing Director Dr Brendan Nelson AO and Chairman of the Council Mr Kerry Stokes AC have welcomed the appointment of Mr Matthew Anderson PSM as the new Director of the Australian War Memorial.

  2. The Role of Catalinas in Australia’s War in the Pacific

    It is often said that the Consolidated PBY Catalinas were to Australia what the Supermarine Spitfire was to Britain.

  3. Loyal friend, trusted comrade

    When Australian servicemen and servicewomen have gone to war they have often been accompanied by man’s best friend.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Pressed between the pages: Floral souvenirs from the war

    12.30 pm, Research Centre Reading Room

  2. Family tours

    10.15 am, Meet at the entrance to the Second World War Galleries

  3. Hands-on history

    11 am, Lower galleries

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Come along with your family to find out.

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