Category Archives: Australian War Memorial

Long Tan 50th anniversary commemorations at the Australian War Memorial

Long Tan 50th anniversary commemorations at the Australian War Memorial

This coming August, the Australian War Memorial will mark the 50th anniversary of the battle of Long Tan. Vietnam Veterans’ Day, held on August 18 each year, will include a number of moving tributes honouring the 60,000 Australian men and women who served our nation throughout the Vietnam War.


Australian War Memorial Volunteer Guides collect gong

Australian War Memorial Volunteer Guides collect gong

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Australian War Memorial Voluntary Guides and the delivery of the first guided tour at the Memorial. In 2015 the volunteer guides delivered 8,826 tours to more than 60,000 people.


Centenary of the First World War

Centenary of the First World War

Roll of Honour Soundscape On 4 August 2014, the Australian War Memorial will be launching the Roll of Honour Soundscape project, one of the many projects commemorating the Centenary of the First World War. The Roll of Honour Soundscape will enhance the iconic Roll of Honour in the Memorial’s Commemorative Area, while retaining a respectful and solemn experience for visitors. While you walk along the western cloisters in the commemorative area where the 62,000 Australians who died during the First… Read More ➝