For Gallantry: Australians awarded the George Cross and the Cross of Valour is the first book dedicated to the stories of the 28 Australians honoured for their extreme bravery away from the battlefield.
19 November 2020
Dr Stephen Gapps has won the inaugural Les Carlyon Literary Prize for his work, The Sydney Wars – Conflict in the early colony 1788-1817.
13 November 2020
The Australian War Memorial has published its Second World War Indigenous Service List online in time for NAIDOC Week.
11 November 2020
The nation paused at 11 am today for Remembrance Day to mark the 102nd anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War on 11 November 1918.
09 November 2020
Remembrance Day 2020 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War on 11 November 1918.
Media are invited to attend the Remembrance Day National Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial on Wednesday 11 November.
03 November 2020
The Australian War Memorial is proud to announce the shortlisted finalists for the inaugural Les Carlyon Literary Prize.
The prize will be awarded for an author’s first major publication relating to Australian military history, social military history or war history, as either fiction or nonfiction, and published between 2018 and June 2020. More than 60 works were submitted for the prize.
30 October 2020
Places of Pride: the National Register of War Memorials has passed the significant milestone of 10,000 memorials being listed, just two years after it was launched.
This Australian War Memorial initiative aims to display photos and record the location of every war memorial across the country.
29 October 2020
This year the Australian War Memorial will commemorate Remembrance Day with a national-televised National Ceremony on 11 November.
The ceremony will be take place in the Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard of the Memorial from 10.45 am until midday.
28 October 2020
The Vietnam War continued to cast a long shadow over a generation of Australian servicemen and servicewomen, well after the war was over.
Now an independent history that analyses and documents the medical legacies of the Vietnam War has been published.