Media Releases

  1. National tour for Australian War Memorial Indigenous exhibition For Country, for Nation

    20 February 2018

    For Country, for Nation, the Australian War Memorial’s first exhibition dedicated exclusively to exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories of military service, will tour nationally from April 2018 until 2021.


  2. Victoria Cross medal group returns to the Australian War Memorial

    01 February 2018

    The Victoria Cross (VC) medal group of First World War veteran Private Reginald ‘Roy’ Inwood of the 10th Battalion AIF will tomorrow go back on display in the Hall of Valour for the final year of the centenary period.

  3. “Through the eyes of a boy” wins third annual Anzac song contest in Tamworth

    29 January 2018

    “Through the eyes of a boy” wins third annual Anzac song contest in Tamworth

  4. Australian War Memorial welcomes HMAS AE1 find

    21 December 2017

    The Australian War Memorial today welcomed the news that the Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS AE1 has been found off the Duke of York Islands

  5. Memorial announces Remembrance Day program 2018

    12 December 2017

    In October and November 2018 the Australian War Memorial will deliver a moving program of commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

  6. Menin Gate lions return to Memorial; feature documentary to air

    05 December 2017

    The Australian War Memorial’s iconic Menin Gate lions have been returned to Australia from Belgium and will go back on display on 14 December.

  7. Memorial receives Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter

    04 December 2017

    The last operational Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Seahawk “Bravo” helicopter, known as Seahawk 872, was today donated to the Australian War Memorial.

  8. Memorial launches innovative partnership with tech giant Leidos

    22 November 2017

    The Australian War Memorial today launched a partnership with Leidos Australia which will see a new technology-based approach to telling the stories of Australians at war and on operations through digital engagement with the Memorial’s collection.

  9. Memorial unveils Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara art commission

    16 November 2017

    The Australian War Memorial today unveiled a vast painting by artists from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands in South Australia.