Media Releases

  1. Australian War Memorial shines new light on music from the First World War

    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.

  2. War Memorial brings history home

    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.

  3. Memorial exhibition explores personal stories of Australians who served in multiple conflicts

    06 December 2018

    The Australian War Memorial’s new exhibition, A lifetime of service for Australia, tells the personal stories of those remarkable Australians who have served in Australia’s defence forces in multiple conflicts.

  4. Napier Waller Art Prize “People’s Choice” Award winner named

    30 November 2018

    The Australian War Memorial today congratulated shortlisted artist Ian Cook, who has taken out the 2018 inaugural Napier Waller Art Prize People’s Choice Award for his digital artwork, Mates, for life.

  5. Australian War Memorial launches publication dedicated to the 100 Australians awarded the Victoria Cross

    30 November 2018

    For valour, an impressive new publication showcasing the lives of Australia’s Victoria Cross recipients, was launched today at the Australian War Memorial by the Chairman of the Council of the Australian War Memorial, Mr Kerry Stokes.

  6. Dr Brendan Nelson conferred with honorary citizenship by Flemish city of Ieper

    23 November 2018

    Director of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson will be conferred with honorary citizenship by the Flemish city of Ieper (Ypres) at a ceremony in Ieper on Thursday night

  7. Memorial hosts centenary military history symposium 1918: The end of “the war to end war”

    16 November 2018

    As part of centenary commemorations of the Armistice that ended the First World War, the Australian War Memorial today hosted a special one-day symposium exploring the last year of the war: 1918: The end of “the war to end war”.

  8. On Closer Inspection 360-degree interactive experience

    14 November 2018

    New interactive digital experience lets users inspect a First World War tank inside and out

    Today the Australian War Memorial launched the first in a new series of immersive digital experiences that will allow users to explore the workings of large technology objects in the Memorial’s collection.