75th Anniversary Commemorative Service

10am, Saturday 15 August 2020

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs delivered a nationally broadcast commemorative service at the Australian War Memorial to mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War. 

Watch the ABC broadcast below


Last Post Ceremony

4.55pm, Saturday 15 August 2020

Join us in the Commemorative Area of the Australian War Memorial at 4.55pm on the 15th of August to pay tribute to Private Dudley Boughton and his service in Second World War and the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific.


Victory in the Pacific! Photo Exhibition

10 August 2020 - 7 September 2020

This photographic exhibition highlights the varying emotions at the news of Victory in the Pacific and the end of the Second World War.



Shared Victory Exhibition

Open now - late 2020

Shared Victory, a new exhibition in the Reg Saunders Gallery at the Australian War Memorial, explores the often overlooked alliance between the Soviet Union and the West through a series of British and Soviet wartime posters calling on people to unite against their common enemy, Hitler.