An estimated crowd of 35,000 visitors gathered this morning at the Australian War Memorial for the 2019 Anzac Day Dawn Service.
25 April 2019
For our Country sculpture unveiled, marking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian military service
28 March 2019
For our Country, a new sculptural pavilion commemorating the military service and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, was unveiled today in the Sculpture Garden at the Australian War Memorial.
21 March 2019
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 Memorial.
14 March 2019
The Australian War Memorial, the University of Canberra, The Road Home, Thales Australia and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon. Darren Chester MP encourage current and former Australian Defence Force personnel to enter the 2019 Napier Waller Art Prize, open from 29 April.
06 March 2019
Les Carlyon (1942-2019)
Les Carlyon was the exquisite storyteller every journalist wanted to be and the historian of our age. His prose was spare, beautiful in its simplicity and brimming with meaning.
05 March 2019
On behalf of the Council and staff, Director of the Australian War Memorial Dr Brendan Nelson has expressed his deep sadness at the passing today of pre-eminent historian, author, journalist and long-serving Memorial Council Member, Mr Les Carlyon AC.
28 February 2019
A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft with a decorated 33-year service history as a search-and-rescue plane will be handed over to the Australian War Memorial at the 2019 Avalon Airshow.
04 February 2019
As part of its Music from the First World War project, the Australian War Memorial will showcase its rich collection of sheet music and concert programs for the first time by cataloguing, digitising, and professionally recording 100 musical works from the archive.
04 February 2019
The Australian War Memorial is offering a new way to engage with the stories of our nation through a series of podcasts focused on the impact of war on individuals, their families, and our society.