Current Events

  1. Laughing in the face of adversity

    20 November 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30 pm

    From the First World War to Afghanistan, Australian entertainers have always been quick to commit their time and energy to our troops. Join curators from the Research Centre to hear stories from the collection related to humour, war, and performance.

  2. Bougainville Campaign 1944-45

    21 November 2019

    Free curator-led behind the scenes tour
    Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30 pm

    To mark the 75th anniversary of the beginning of Australia’s Bougainville campaign of the Second World War, join a curator-led behind-the-scenes tour of rarely seen objects relating to these events.

    Bookings essential

  3. History of the Roll of Honour

    28 November 2019

    Free public talk
    Meet at the Pool of Reflection, Commemorative Area, 12.30pm

    Join a curator in the Commemorative Area to hear about the history of the Memorial’s Roll of Honour.