20 June 2018
BAE Systems Theatre, 12pm
During the Second World War the Japanese depicted Australia and Australians in various printed news and propaganda publications. Join a curator for an insight into how wartime Japan saw Australia.
22 June 2018 - 22 July 2018
The French countryside will be brought to life through virtual reality in order to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Hamel on 4 July 2018.
22 June 2018
Free activity for kids
Lower galleries, 10.30 am
Hear the stories of brave animals, extraordinary people and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.
28 June 2018
Free public talkResearch Centre Reading Room, 12 pm
Join a member of the Research Centre to learn about the symbolism of the flowers stitched into these small but beautiful works of art.
29 June 2018
03 July 2018
Free curator-led talk
Mezzanine, Anzac Hall, 11.30 am
Join curators Robyn van Dyk and Christine Helliwell for a tour of the exhibition and hear stories of Z Special Unit and the Dayaks they served alongside.
04 July 2018
Memorial Sculpture Garden, 10:30am
On the centenary of the battle of Hamel, the Australian War Memorial will dedicate a new sculpture in the Memorial’s grounds commemorating the life and achievements of General Sir John Monash.
This Last Post Ceremony will begin at 4:55pm in the Memorial's Commemoration Area and commemorate the centenary of the battle of Hamel.
06 July 2018