Peter Burness, the renowned historian who retired from the Memorial in 2016 after 43 years of service, has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List.
08 June 2017
The First World War Victoria Cross of Sergeant Samuel George Pearse MM and Lieutenant Albert Chalmers Borella MM will go on permanent display.
04 June 2017
This year marks 75 years since Royal Australian Air Force squadrons joined combat operations with Bomber Command during the Second World War.
23 May 2017
Musician Chris Latham has been appointed the Australian War Memorial’s first ever musical artist in residence.
18 May 2017
Visitors to the Australian War Memorial only have until the end of May to see Mephisto.
26 April 2017
An estimated 7,000 people attended the National Ceremony and veterans’ march.
25 April 2017
An estimated 38,000 visitors gathered this morning at the Australian War Memorial for the 2017 Anzac Day Dawn Service.
21 April 2017
The Commanding Officer of HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry, today officially presented two AK-47s seized during Operation MANITOU to the Memorial.
19 April 2017
The Australian War Memorial has purchase two headstones to ensure the dignity of two Australian war heroes is maintained.