On this day

24 March 1942

#OnThisDay 1942: Port Moresby bombed by Japanese.



What's New At the Memorial


  1. 'They were so brave'

    Val Lehman starred as “Queen” Bea Smith in the Australian television show Prisoner, but to the award-winning actress, her grandfather, James Holland, was a star.

  2. Volume IV of the peacekeeping official history series launched

    The fourth volume in the Official History of Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post–Cold War Operations, The limits of peacekeeping, was officially launched today at the Australian War Memori

  3. Napier Waller Art Prize for veteran artists opens from 29 April 2019

    The Australian War Memorial, the University of Canberra, The Road Home, Thales Australia and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Epitaph

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

  2. For our Country sculpture dedication

    Sculpture dedication
    Sculpture Garden, 9am

  3. Our Mob Served book launch

    Book launch
    BAE Systems Theatre, 11am

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