Media Releases

  1. Second phase of EPBC consultation begins

    02 July 2020

    The Australian War Memorial development project has progressed to the next stage of consultation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act referral process, after the second phase of consultation was approved for release by the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment (DAWE).

  2. Visitors welcomed back to Memorial

    01 July 2020

    The Australian War Memorial reopened to visitors today, after its doors closed to the public on Monday 23 March.

  3. Online hub marks 70th anniversary of the Korean War

    25 June 2020

    The Australian War Memorial has launched an online hub to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War on 25 June 1950.

  4. Memorial ticket bookings open to public

    19 June 2020

    Visitors to the Australian War Memorial can now book free, timed tickets to gain entry to the Memorial’s galleries and Last Post Ceremony, as the Memorial prepares to reopen its doors to the public on Wednesday 1 July. 

  5. Memorial podcast wins at SA media awards

    16 June 2020

    The Australian War Memorial podcast From a Whisper to a Bang! has been named Best Radio News or Current Affairs or Feature Report at the 2020 Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) South Australian Media Awards on Friday night.

  6. Outdoor collection display updated

    15 June 2020

    The outdoor exhibits at the Australian War Memorial are being updated with three historic First World War guns placed on display in early 2015 to be returned to storage for conservation.

  7. Memorial for Indigenous service wins ACT's top architecture prize

    09 June 2020

    The sculptural pavilion commemorating the military service and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, For our Country, has won the highest award at the 2020 ACT Architecture Awards.

  8. Last Post Ceremony to return

    04 June 2020

    The Australian War Memorial's Last Post Ceremony will recommence in its daily live format when the Memorial reopens to visitors on Wednesday, 1 July 2020.


  9. Australian War Memorial to reopen on 1 July

    29 May 2020

    The Australian War Memorial will reopen its doors to the public on Wednesday 1 July.