On this day

18 August 1966

Battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. Now marked as Vietnam Veterans Day.

   

 

What's New At the Memorial

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  1. Australian War Memorial Director to retire from position

    After seven years, Dr Brendan Nelson today announced that he will step down as Director of the Australian War Memorial at the end of the year.

  2. Remembering the Colenso brothers

    The four Colenso brothers enlisted together during the Second World War, but only two made it home.

  3. 'Treated like an outcast'

    In late 1952, Desmond Parfitt attempted to order some sandwiches from a shop in the West Australian town of Williams.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. After the war curator-led tour

    Free curator-led tour
    Special Exhibition Gallery, 12.30 pm

  2. Story time

    Free activity for children
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

  3. Story time

    Free activity for children
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

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