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.
25 August 2017
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.
09 August 2017
The sixth volume in the Official History of Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post–Cold War Operations was officially launched today by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor of the Australian National University.
01 August 2017
As part of National Family History Month, the Australian War Memorial will be trialling a volunteer-run Family History Service each weekend in August.
24 July 2017
The 90th anniversary of the opening of the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, will be observed today at the Australian War Memorial’s Last Post Ceremony.
13 July 2017
Three Victoria Cross medals from the First World War will go on display in the Australian War Memorial’s Hall of Valour as part of the Victoria Cross centenary project.
29 June 2017
The third Bryan Gandevia Prize for Australian Military–Medical History was today awarded to Lieutenant David Woolley for his honours thesis, “Not yet diagnosed: Australian psychiatric casualties during the Kokoda campaign, 1942.”
14 June 2017
The Australian War Memorial will feature on the all-new Monopoly Australia board.
12 June 2017
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.