Media Releases

  1. Australian War Memorial’s first musical artist in residence

    23 May 2017

    Musician Chris Latham has been appointed the Australian War Memorial’s first ever musical artist in residence.

  2. Memorial farewells Mephisto

    18 May 2017

    Visitors to the Australian War Memorial only have until the end of May to see Mephisto.

  3. Thousands attend Anzac Day 2017 National Ceremony

    26 April 2017

    An estimated 7,000 people attended the National Ceremony and veterans’ march.

  4. Strong crowd numbers for Anzac Day Dawn Service

    25 April 2017

    An estimated 38,000 visitors gathered this morning at the Australian War Memorial for the 2017 Anzac Day Dawn Service.

  5. Two AK-47s seized by HMAS Darwin presented to Memorial

    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.

  6. Memorial acquires headstones of George Cross recipients killed in Cowra breakout

    19 April 2017

    The Australian War Memorial has purchase two headstones to ensure the dignity of two Australian war heroes is maintained.

  7. Rare Ottoman silk carpet acquired by Memorial

    13 April 2017

    A rare silk carpet from the Ottoman Empire, made to commemorate the Turkish victory at Çanakkale, has been acquired by the Australian War Memorial.

  8. Nolan painting acquired by Australian War Memorial

    12 April 2017

    The Australian War Memorial has acquired a painting by celebrated artist Sidney Nolan relating to Australian service on Gallipoli during the First World War.

  9. Sacred soil placed in newly dedicated Flanders Memorial Garden

    04 April 2017

    The garden honours the enduring partnership between Australia and Belgium, and commemorates those who lost their lives 100 years ago.