Centenary of Armistice
One hundred years ago on 11 November 1918, four bloody years of brutal conflict came to an end. Almost 62,000 Australians died fighting for our freedom and in service of our nation.
To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War a creative public program ran at the Australian War Memorial from 5 October 2018 to Remembrance Day, 11 November 2018.
|5 October - 11 November||9am - 10pm daily||62,000 Poppies Display, including a moving musical program assembled by Memorial artist in residence Chris Latham.||Australian War Memorial grounds|
|6 October||7.30pm -||Diggers' Requiem performance||Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University|
|8, 9, 10 November||Dusk - 10pm||First World War image projections||Australian War Memorial grounds|
|10 November||8pm - dawn||Beam of Light||Australian War Memorial grounds|
|11 November||10.30am-12pm||Remembrance Day National Ceremony||Australian War Memorial grounds|