Current Events

  1. Battle of Hamel Virtual Reality Experience

    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.

  2. Story time

    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.

  3. “Roses Are Red …”: Hidden Messages Embroidered On Silk Postcards

    28 June 2018

    Free public talk
    Research 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.

  4. Story time

    29 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.

  5. A Matter of Trust

    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.

  6. Sir John Monash sculpture dedication

    04 July 2018

    Sculpture dedication,
    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.

  7. Last Post Ceremony: Centenary of the battle of Hamel

    04 July 2018

    This Last Post Ceremony will begin at 4:55pm in the Memorial's Commemoration Area and commemorate the centenary of the battle of Hamel.

  8. Story time

    06 July 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.

  9. Women in war

    07 July 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40 am, 12.40 pm, and 1.40 pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances - Last letters and Radio silence - about the experiences of women in wartime.