The Australian War Memorial is pleased to announce Natalie Duncan as the winner of the 2019 Napier Waller Art Prize, for her work entitled You are in danger and I am far away.
06 September 2019
A donation of $30,000, generated through the sale of hand-crafted poppies displayed at the Australian War Memorial for the centenary of the Armistice, has been made to Legacy Australia as part of Legacy Week.
20 August 2019
The Australian War Memorial’s 2019 Napier Waller Art Prize online exhibition of 26 shortlisted artworks is now live, with voting open for the People’s Choice Award, including a cash prize of $5,000.
15 August 2019
After seven years, Dr Brendan Nelson today announced that he will step down as Director of the Australian War Memorial at the end of the year.
Memorial documentary The Hall of Memory showcases the inspirational work of artist Napier Waller – Character Counts
06 August 2019
A powerful documentary paying homage to the Australian War Memorial’s Hall of Memory has been released by the Memorial. In particular, it emphasises the 15 values observed in Australian servicemen and servicewomen which inform character.
17 July 2019
The Australian War Memorial has invited local residents to take part in community engagement and consultation activities which will provide information about “early works” and changes to parking on the Memorial grounds commencing in October 2019.
12 July 2019
The Australian War Memorial has commissioned a body of work by artist Megan Cope, making her the Memorial’s first female Aboriginal official war artist. In 2017 Cope travelled to the Middle East accompanying various Defence units participating in Operation Accordion.
06 June 2019
The 50th anniversary of the battle of Binh Ba in Vietnam was marked at the Australian War Memorial today with a special Last Post Ceremony that commemorated the service of Private Wayne Teeling, the only Australian who died in the battle.
30 May 2019
New 360-degree interactive experience explores the Australian-built Protected Mobility Vehicle inside and out.
The Australian War Memorial launched the second in its On Closer Inspection series of interactive digital experiences, giving visitors a new way to explore the large technology objects in the Memorial’s collection.Through the use of 360-degree digital video and virtual reality technology, users can view and explore a Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle.