In their words

Within its galleries, the Memorial tells the stories of those who serve in Australia’s military forces, including those who have died as a result of war, warlike operations, peacekeeping and humanitarian operations.

Hear from some of Australia's current and former service personnel and their families about what the Australian War Memorial means to them.

Clifford and Elizabeth Brown

Corporal Andrew Wastell

Warrant Officer Benjamin Sime MG

Dave Sabben MG

Lieutenant Colonel Deborah Warren-Smith

Doug and Kaye Baird

Yvonne and Felix Sher

Hugh and Janny Poate

Rear Admiral James Goldrick (Retd)

Jason Safaric

Nicole and Hannah Pearce

Rear Admiral Steve Gilmore AM CSC (Retd)