Current Events

  1. Hamel: The Orchestrated Battle, 4 July 1918

    24 May 2018

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12 pm

    Join Memorial historian Dr Aaron Pegram as he discusses these aspects of the battle and its significance to the fighting on the Western Front.

  2. Story time

    25 May 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower Galleries, 10.30 am

    Hear the stories of brave animals, extraordinary people and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  3. Last Post Ceremony: 50th anniversary of the first attack on Fire Support Base Balmoral

    26 May 2018

    This Last Post Ceremony will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first attack on Fire Support Base Balmoral.

  4. Reconciliation Week

    29 May 2018

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander–focused gallery tour
    Tuesday 29 May

    Discover stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander military service, and see how this service is commemorated today.

  5. King Of The Battlefield: Artillery And The First World War

    29 May 2018

    Free public talk
    First World War Galleries, 11.30 am

    Join Research Centre staff and learn about some of the Australian experiences with artillery in the First World War.

  6. Story time

    01 June 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  7. Annual Bomber Command wreathlaying ceremony

    03 June 2018

    Held at the Bomber Command Memorial in the Memorial's Sculpture Garden, 11am. This ceremony commemorates more than 10,000 Australians who went to Britain to serve as aircrew.

  8. A Matter of Trust

    05 June 2018

    Free curator-led talk
    Mezzanine, Anzac Hall, 11.30 am

    Join curators Robyn van Dyk and Christine Helliwell for a tour of the exhibition and hear stories of Z Special Unit and the Dayaks they served alongside.

  9. Art tour: D-Day and the liberation of Europe

    07 June 2018

    Behind-the-scenes art tour
    Bookings essential - close 5 June

    Orientation Gallery, 12pm

    Join a curator led behind-the-scenes art tour to discover Australia’s contribution to the Normandy landings and Australia’s artistic record of the liberation of Nazi occupied Europe.