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12 MAY

International Nurses Day

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Our Continuing Story

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TATTOOS IN THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY

Ink in the Lines

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3D Treasures

A CURATED SELECTION FROM OUR DIGITAL COLLECTION

3D Treasures features a selection of objects from our collection in 3D, giving you a closer view of these stories than ever before.

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Museum At Home

Explore, learn and stay connected with digital content from Memorial and our world class museum. 

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Siege of Tobruk

Explore our hub commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk.

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Women in the Australian Military

To mark the 80th anniversary of women in the Australian military we have created this hub to showcase stories of women in military service.

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Places of Pride

National Register of War Memorials

Places of Pride is an Australian War Memorial initiative to record the location and photos of every war memorial across the country.

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National Reconciliation Week 2021

As part of National Reconciliation Week, the Australian War Memorial is sharing stories of the service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Learn more through our collection of art, film and personal stories.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people please be aware that this resource contains images and names of deceased people.

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FEATURED ARTICLES
  1. Len McLeod was 18 years old when he joined the US Army Small Ships and witnessed one of the largest naval battles in history.

  2. On 12 May each year, we celebrate International Nurses Day. For more than 100 years, nurses have played a critical role in Australia’s military history.

  3. Len McLeod was 15 years old when he first enlisted during the Second World War.

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