Media Releases

  1. Letter to the Editor of The Age

    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).

  2. 2019 Remembrance Day National Ceremony

    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.   

  3. Tickets available for 2019 Remembrance Day National Ceremony

    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.

  4. Memorial releases final volume of Australian peacekeeping series

    24 October 2019

    The Australian War Memorial today launched The long search for peace, completing the six-volume Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War operations.

  5. Lost medals find home at Memorial

    22 October 2019

    At a handover ceremony that took place this morning the Australian War Memorial received a set of military medals which had been lost for 40 years.

  6. Memorial special exhibition explores Australian efforts to make, shape and keep peace

    17 October 2019

    The Courage for Peace tells the stories of those who work to make, shape and keep peace for Australians and others around the globe.

  7. Bequest enables art commission exploring Vietnamese–Australian perspectives of war

    10 October 2019

    The Australian War Memorial has unveiled two commissioned artworks created by Vietnamese-born artist Dr Dacchi Dang, highlighting the underrepresented wartime experience of Vietnamese–Australians.

     

  8. It’s back! Big things in store returns for 2019

    08 October 2019

    The Australian War Memorial unlocked the doors to its storage hub in Mitchell on Saturday as the Big things in store open day returned for the first time in three years.

  9. Letter to the Editor of the Canberra Times

    27 September 2019

    I write in response to your story of 26 September, War memorial's former director urges any changes to the important site to 'hasten slowly' and with complete consultation’.