Temporary building closure
In line with ACT Government COVID-19 health directions, the Australian War Memorial has temporarily closed to the public.
Each day at 4.45pm a Last Post Ceremony will be shared from our archives. Follow #LPCarchive on Facebook and Twitter.
Stay safe and we hope to see you again soon.
Napier Waller Art Prize 2022
Entries close midnight Sunday 12 December 2021.
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.
To commemorate #NAIDOC2021 we have created this page which lets you explore some resources related to the wartime experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
3D Treasures features a selection of objects from our collection in 3D, giving you a closer view of these stories than ever before.
Albert Ernest Manley had been on the Western Front just over a month when he died during the freezing winter of 1917, leaving behind his wife and infant daughter.
Treatment of Vellum certificate appointing Benjamin Rhodes as First Lieutenant in the Reserve of Officers from 3 October 1896.
Monday 5 June 1967 began as a rather ordinary day for Major Keith Howard. Within a matter of hours, Howard would be wounded and in the middle of a war on the streets of Jerusalem.