01 July 1945
7th Division landed at Balikpapan, Borneo. This landing was the largest & final Australian amphibious landing of WWII.
What's New At the Memorial
The Australian War Memorial is proud to announce Alexia Moncrieff as the winner of the 2018 Bryan Gandevia Prize.
Anne Coutts will always remember the last time she saw her father, Sergeant William McDougall, who was killed when the hospital ship Centaur was torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese.
Just 30 minutes after losing both his legs in a horrific blast in Afghanistan, Curtis McGrath was lying on a stretcher joking to his mates that they would see him at the Paralympics one day.
Exhibitions & Events
Free behind-the-scenes art tour
Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30pm
Free activity for kids
Lower galleries, 10:30am
Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm