What's New At the Memorial


  1. The 2018 Bryan Gandevia Prize announcement

    The Australian War Memorial is proud to announce Alexia Moncrieff as the winner of the 2018 Bryan Gandevia Prize.

  2. 'I knew in my heart that it had happened'

    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.

  3. 'I've been very lucky'

    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.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Australian Women’s Land Army

    Free curator talk
    Second World War Galleries, 12.30pm

  2. Story time

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

  3. The bugle and the breakout: Cowra prisoner-of-war camp, August 1944

    Free curator talk
    Second World War Galleries, 12.30pm

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