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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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DIGITAL VOLUNTEERING

Learn about Transcribe

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New Sculpture

For Every Drop Shed in Anguish

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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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DAILY AT 4:30PM AEDT

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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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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School and school aged group bookings

For Every Drop Shed in Anguish

A contemporary public artwork, crafted in marble by artist Alex Seton, was dedicated at the Australian War Memorial to represent the “blood, sweat and tears” shed by those in service and their families.

For Every Drop Shed in Anguish is made up of 18 unique "droplets" of marble, some weighing up to 3000 kgs.

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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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Transcribe

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.

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FEATURED ARTICLES
  1. The Memorial is seeking permission from the copyright holders to publish the collections listed below.

  2. Do you have a family anecdote about something that happened to a relative or ancestor during the First or Second World War? It might be possible to find more about your relative’s service.

  3. The Memorial is seeking permission from the copyright holders to publish the collections listed below.

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