Current Events

  1. Hands-on History

    11 October 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    What do servicemen and servicewomen wear? What do they eat? What jobs do they do? Come along with your family to find out. Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.

  2. Make and create

    11 October 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Education Space, Lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    A free craft session for children and their families. Create items to take home or help make a collaborative work to display in the Education Space.

  3. Outdoor artillery tour

    11 October 2019

    Free guided tour
    Meet at the Memorial building's front steps, 11.30am
    Weather permitting

    No weapons had greater impact on the lives and landscape of the First World War than artillery. Join a curator for an introduction to a few of the Memorial’s heavy artillery pieces from the First World War.

  4. Women in war

    12 October 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  5. Women in war

    13 October 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  6. Reflections on INTERFET Symposium

    15 October 2019

    BAE Systems Theatre
    10.30 am - 12.30 pm

    A special half-day symposium to discuss Australia’s contribution to establishing Timor-Leste as a free and independent nation. Speakers include former Prime Minister the Hon John Howard OM AC, and former Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC.

  7. Napier Waller Art Prize curator-led tour

    15 October 2019

    Free public talk
    Mezzanine, Anzac Hall, 11:30am

    Join art curators Toni Bailey and Erin Vink for a tour of the Napier Waller Art Prize exhibition, including the winning entry and those highly commended.

  8. Cartographical curiosities

    18 October 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30 pm

    Millions of military maps have been produced over the decades, and almost all were two-dimensional. To help convey complex terrain, a small number of three-dimensional maps were created. Join research centre staff for a look some of the 3D maps in the Memorial’s collection.

    Bookings essential

  9. Women in war

    19 October 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.