On the eve of Remembrance Day, Saturday 10 November, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Australian War Memorial.
Canberrans can view the Royal couple’s arrival and departure outside the Memorial’s main entrance. Australian flags will be passed out to children. Visitors are recommended to arrive by 3.30pm. There will be limited parking it is recommended that visitors arrive early to get a spot.
This will be the final opportunity to see them in Australia during this visit.
The Australian War Memorial, inspired by Floriade’s 2012 theme of Style and Design, is proud to display a recently conserved colonial uniform that indirectly reveals the influence military uniforms have had on fashion.
A unique object in the Memorial’s collection,the ceremonial tunic exhibits distinctive gold braiding, gilded buttons and epaulettes – a look that has inspired fashion trends internationally.
The Australian War Memorial is committed to ensuring that the sacrifice of all Australian servicemen and women will never be forgotten. To commemorate those who gave their lives, the Memorial has three honour rolls; the Remembrance Book, the Commemorative Roll and the Roll of Honour. The Memorial regards each as equally significant.