Australia’s story retold: The ground-breaking refurbishment of the Australian War Memorial’s First World War galleries
- The new First World War galleries by Nick Fletcher.
The Memorial’s refurbished galleries will provide new generations with some understanding of what their nation endured in the years 1914-18 and beyond.
- Digital displays by Luke Diggins.
The film installations and interactive touchscreens in the refurbished First World War Galleries mark a new and exciting direction for the Memorial.
- Faces of war by Kate Morschel.
Taken from a collection of thousands, the Australian War Memorial’s portrait display offers a personal and poignant insight into the impact of the First World War.
- Semakh: An Indigenous connection by Gary Oakley.
The newly redeveloped dioramas contain some special links to Australia’s Indigenous people.
- “The finest that the world contains” by Robert Nichols.
Charles Bean and the origin of the Australian War Memorial.
- Still standing by Nigel Steel.
Fred the Fox and Denis Kelly, two RAAF veterans in London.
- Stretcher-bearers by Mark Johnston.
From a rocky start, Australian stretcher-bearers were soon considered some of the bravest and most respected men in the country’s fighting force.
- “Come on, Australians” by Peter Pedersen.
Charles Bean and the Australian Historical Mission to Krithia, Turkey, in March 1919.
- Remembering the experiences of all by Jay Winter.
The influences that drove the monumental project of creating a new three-volume history of the Great War.
- Christie Campbell’s grief by Chris Clark.
The story behind an early Canberra family’s attempts to cope with the loss of a son to war.
- It's a tank dummy by Chris Goddard.
The fine art of tank deception in the First World War.
- Feeling like a king by Joanne Smedley.
First World War veterans at the 1984 opening of the Gallipoli Gallery.
- Filming the press in 1918 by Daniel Eisenberg.
A media visit the Australian Corps Headquarters in France provided some stunning footage of our troops - but it almost didn't happen.
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