Outgoing Director Dr Brendan Nelson AO and Chairman of the Council Mr Kerry Stokes AC have welcomed the appointment of Mr Matthew Anderson PSM as the new Director of the Australian War Memorial.
13 December 2019
09 December 2019
A new exhibition exploring the history and importance of humour and laughter to those in the armed forces has gone on display at the Australian War Memorial.
04 December 2019
Following the launch of the Australian War Memorial’s Development Project plans by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on 18 November, the Memorial will hold a series of community consultation sessions in each Australian state and territory in December.
'All our war veterans, living or long gone, deserve their stories told in one memorial' – Wing Commander (Ret’d) Sharon Bown
29 November 2019
The “Invictus Generation” is the description Prince Harry gave to men and women who served in war and in military operations since the late 20th century. This generation includes Australian veterans and families whose stories of service exist, whose sacrifice has been made and is still being made, but whose stories largely remain untold. This must change
27 November 2019
During times of war, courage, determination, and sometimes luck can be all that stands between a person and death, wounding, or capture. The Australian War Memorial’s latest temporary exhibition, Against all odds, explores amazing stories of near misses and survival from the First World War to Afghanistan.
18 November 2019
The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, announced the official plans for the nine-year Australian War Memorial Development Project at an event on Monday.
14 November 2019
Dear Editor, Terry Martin asks why a billionaire could not provide his services to the Australian War Memorial pro bono and “leave a few more crumbs for veterans” (Letters 13 Nov).
11 November 2019
At 11 am today the nation paused for Remembrance Day, marking the 101st anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War on 11 November 1918; while approximately 2700 people attended the ceremony on the grounds of the Australian War Memorial.
29 October 2019
Members of the general public seeking free seated tickets for the 2019 Remembrance Day National Ceremony can now book online through the Australian War Memorial’s website.