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Visitors require timed tickets to enter the Memorial and attend the daily Last Post Ceremony at 4:30pm.

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25 april 2024

Anzac Day

The Australian War Memorial will mark the 109th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in 1915.

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Learn about Transcribe

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Touring Exhibitions

Our current touring exhibitions include ACTION! Film & War, Ink in the Lines and Art in Conflict.

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Last Post Ceremony

From 1 January 2024, the daily Last Post Ceremony will begin at 4.30 pm.

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Development project

Our Continuing Story

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Plan your visit

The Australian War Memorial is open to the public.

Visitors require timed tickets to enter the Memorial, and also to attend the daily Last Post Ceremony at 4:30 pm in the Commemorative Area.

Access to the Memorial entrance and visitor carpark is via Fairbairn Avenue. 

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Anzac Day 2024

On Thursday 25 April 2024, the Australian War Memorial will mark the Gallipoli landings in 1915, as well as commemorating all Australians who have served and died in military operations. The 2024 Anzac Day commemorative program includes:

  • Dawn Service at 5.30 am
  • RSL ACT Branch Veterans’ March at 9.30 am
  • Last Post Ceremony at 4.30 pm

Tickets are not required to attend the Dawn Service and Veterans' March.

Tickets to enter the galleries and attend the Last Post Ceremony on Anzac Day are now fully exhausted. 

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Touring Exhibitions

Our Touring Program features exhibitions travelling to both capital cities and regional areas of Australia, allowing wider access to the Memorial’s collection.

Current touring exhibitions include ACTION! Film & War, Ink in the Lines, and Art in Conflict.

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The Memorial has launched a new online platform, Transcribe. Help preserve Australia's history by transcribing records from the National Collection.

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Indigenous service

Explore a selection of resources related to the wartime experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Please be advised that the following pages contain the names, images and objects of deceased people.

  1. On your next visit to the Australian War Memorial you may notice some different items in Australia in the Great War, the Memorial’s First World War galleries.

  2. Veteran, war widow, mother, advocate and artist are some of the titles Kathryn (Kat) Rae holds. Beyond these labels she exemplifies courage, resilience and determination.

  3. Private John McCorkell's diary, which was donated to the Memorial, records his experiences serving with the 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles in the Boer War, 1899–1902.

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