Media Releases

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Memorial marks 70th anniversary of Australian involvement in international peacekeeping efforts

    13 September 2017

    The 70th anniversary of Australia’s involvement in international peacekeeping efforts was today marked in a unique ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

  8. Memorial observes 75th anniversary of Milne Bay and Kokoda

    25 August 2017

    Over the next week the Australian War Memorial will hold a series of commemorations to mark the 75th anniversaries of the battle of Milne Bay and the Kokoda campaign.

  9. Second World War veterans showcased in photography installation

    15 August 2017

    The Australian War Memorial has become the proud custodian of 6,500 contemporary portraits of Second World War veterans; on the 72nd anniversary of VP Day.