A creative public program at the Australian War Memorial will combine public activities, displays, installations and events for the five week period from 5 October to Remembrance Day, on 11 November 2018.
24 July 1900
N.R. Howse becomes the first Australian to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
What's New At the Memorial
On 19 July 1940 HMAS Sydney II achieved victory over the Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni in the Mediterranean Sea during the battle of Cape Spada.
It’s a striking image of a fresh-faced young man taking a picture of himself in front of a dresser mirror in Europe 100 years ago.
Eight-year-old Marianne Huebel pays tribute to those who served during the First World War.
Exhibitions & Events
Free public talk
BAE Systems Theatre, 12pm
Free activity for kids
Lower galleries, 10.30 am
This ceremony begins at 4:55pm in the Memorial's Commemoration Area and will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the armistice which ended hostilities in the Korean War.