The nation's history of the final years of Vietnam

Tuesday 6 March 2012

The story of Australia’s long war in Vietnam has now been completed with the release of the final volume of the Official History of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War, published by Allen and Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial.

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Memorial marks Sir Russell Drysdale centenary

Thursday 2 February 2012

 

The Australian War Memorial is paying tribute to one of Australia’s leading modernist painters, Sir Russell Drysdale, in a small exhibition,Russell Drysdale at war, which will open on 7 February 2012, the centenary of his birth.

 

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Free Summertime Family Activities at the Australian War Memorial

Monday 19 December 2011

 Free Summertime Family Activities at the Australian War Memorial

Are you visiting Canberra these holidays and looking for something to do? Why not visit the Australian War Memorial?

 

This summer holidays the War Memorial has a range of activities for the whole family.  

 Activities Include:

 

Discovery Zone

Open dailyduring school holidays.

 

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Ben Quilty Official War Artist - Media Release

Wednesday 14 December 2011

 

Officials war artist Ben Quilty

 

Australian War Memorial’s official war artist and Archibald prize winner, Ben Quilty, has recently returned from a tour of Afghanistan.  Inspired by his tour, Quilty has already started working in his studio.

 

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ANZACs on the Western Front- Media Release

Wednesday 14 December 2011

 

ANZACs on the Western Front by Dr Peter Pedersen

 

The Western Front was the decisive theatre of the First World War. On the Western Front Australia and New Zealand soldiers made their greatest contribution to victory, but at a terrible cost and often in unspeakable conditions. ANZACs on the Western Front is the definitive guide to the battlefields.

 

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