Media Releases

  1. Dr Brendan Nelson conferred with honorary citizenship by Flemish city of Ieper

    23 November 2018

    Director of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson will be conferred with honorary citizenship by the Flemish city of Ieper (Ypres) at a ceremony in Ieper on Thursday night

  2. Memorial hosts centenary military history symposium 1918: The end of “the war to end war”

    16 November 2018

    As part of centenary commemorations of the Armistice that ended the First World War, the Australian War Memorial today hosted a special one-day symposium exploring the last year of the war: 1918: The end of “the war to end war”.

  3. On Closer Inspection 360-degree interactive experience

    14 November 2018

    New interactive digital experience lets users inspect a First World War tank inside and out

    Today the Australian War Memorial launched the first in a new series of immersive digital experiences that will allow users to explore the workings of large technology objects in the Memorial’s collection.

  4. Joint Media Release - Telling the stories of our service men and women

    01 November 2018

    Joint Statement - Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP and Minister for Veterans' Affairs the Hon Darren Chester MP

  5. New National Register of War Memorials connects Australians across the nation

    01 November 2018

    War memorials in every suburb, town, and city across Australia will now be connected via a new Australian War Memorial initiative, launched at a major event at Parliament House today.

  6. Building the memorial of the future

    01 November 2018

    Statement - Dr Brendan Nelson - Director of the Australian War Memorial

  7. Emotional new museum theatre piece Epitaph explores grief and loss

    15 October 2018

    Performances of Epitaph, a new museum theatre piece capturing the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War, have commenced in Anzac Hall at the Australian War Memorial.

  8. Memorial’s latest special exhibition, After the war, explores the impact of all conflicts over the past 100 years

    11 October 2018

    The Australian War Memorial has launched a new special exhibition, After the war, which explores the personal and societal impact and legacy of war.