Memorial Articles

The Memorial boasts a staff of subject specialists in all aspects of military history and museum practice.

Our Blogs, Articles and our Encyclopedia allow our historians, curators, librarians and exhibition team to share their knowledge and information on Australian military history, the Memorial's vast collection, recent acquisitions, exhibitions and events.

Latest Blogs

  1. Remembering Cecil Healy

    11 November 2019

    “Cecil Healy had no love of the military, no desire to fight, but he recognised that his values and his freedom were threatened.”

  2. Winged warriors

    06 November 2019

    In the peace and quiet of the Hall of Memory, a pigeon has been busy preparing for new life in a place that commemorates death, sacrifice and renewal.

  3. 'He saved me'

    17 October 2019

    Theogene Ngamije was just a small boy when a simple act of kindness by an Australian peacekeeper changed his life.

  4. The ‘Why’ of it…

    15 October 2019

    Former Australian Special Forces Commando, Tim Thomas shares his thoughts on the Australian War Memorial,  the price of military service and the healing that comes with time and understanding. 

  5. Hospitality partner Trippas White Group wins ACT award

    27 September 2019

    The Australian War Memorial’s hospitality partner Trippas White Group is in the running for a national award for excellence after taking out the top prize for venue caterer at the 2019 ACT Savour Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence.

  6. What do you do with a broken biscuit?

    25 September 2019

    One treatment in particular, on a Second World War biscuit, demonstrates the problem solving and meticulous techniques used by the objects lab.

  7. 'She explodes with my frustration, and my pride, and my rage'

    20 September 2019

    Artist Natalie Duncan pours her heart and soul into her work.

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