What's New At the Memorial


  1. Finding Teddy Smith

    While Melissa Smith knew her great-grandfather was considered one of the finest shearers of the 20th century, little was known about his brother who served during the First World War.

  2. A nation of memorials

    They’ve been described as some of Australia’s most ‘sacred places’ and can be found in cities and towns around the country.

  3. Seeking the “Black Rats of Tobruk”

    Maxwell James Trengove was born on 9 December 1911 at Kadina, South Australia, to parents William Nathaniel Trengove and Matilda Alice Trengove (née Axford).

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Laughter on the front line: humour and soldiers

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12.30 pm

  2. Story time

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

  3. “Roses are red …”: hidden messages embroidered on silk postcards

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30 pm

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