Media Releases

  1. Memorial announces Remembrance Day program 2018

    12 December 2017

    In October and November 2018 the Australian War Memorial will deliver a moving program of commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

  2. Menin Gate lions return to Memorial; feature documentary to air

    05 December 2017

    The Australian War Memorial’s iconic Menin Gate lions have been returned to Australia from Belgium and will go back on display on 14 December.

  3. Memorial receives Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter

    04 December 2017

    The last operational Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Seahawk “Bravo” helicopter, known as Seahawk 872, was today donated to the Australian War Memorial.

  4. Memorial launches innovative partnership with tech giant Leidos

    22 November 2017

    The Australian War Memorial today launched a partnership with Leidos Australia which will see a new technology-based approach to telling the stories of Australians at war and on operations through digital engagement with the Memorial’s collection.

  5. Memorial unveils Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara art commission

    16 November 2017

    The Australian War Memorial today unveiled a vast painting by artists from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands in South Australia.

  6. Thousands attend Remembrance Day National Ceremony

    11 November 2017

    At 11 am today the nation paused for Remembrance Day, marking the 99th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War.

  7. Squadron Leader Gary Oakley awarded Memorial Fellowship

    11 November 2017

    Squadron Leader Gary Oakley has been honoured by the Council of the Australian War Memorial with the prestigious Fellowship.

  8. Memorial launches online interactive Art of nation

    10 November 2017

    The Australian War Memorial has launched Art of nation: Australia’s official art and photography of the First World War, a three-dimensional online interactive experience.

  9. Memorial launches trailblazing Special Forces exhibition

    17 October 2017

    The Australian War Memorial will this evening officially launch From the shadows: Australia’s special forces.