The Australian War Memorial's National Collection holds printed and written records, photographs, film and sound recordings and military heraldry and technology related to Australia's Prime Ministers.
Written by staff at the Memorial, topics will cover exhibitions being worked on and what's happening with particular items in the collections. There will be stories about people, places, events and objects, and reports from battlefield tours. The views expressed in the blog are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Memorial.
The Australian War Memorial's education team provides a range of services to help students commemorate, learn about, and understand Australia's experience of conflict.
The Australian War Memorial receives many public inquiries covering a wide range of topics from A to Z. The Encyclopedia features answers to frequently asked questions about Australians at war. The Encyclopedia will allow you to search the contents of the Memorial's databases, and provides links to other resources.
The Australian War Memorial's collections contain a wealth of material relating to the military service of individuals. This page provides links to useful resources on their site if you are trying to track down information about relatives who served in any of the conflicts that Australia has been involved in since the 1860s.
Index page linking to nominal rolls of personnel who served in pre-First World War conflicts (the Sudan War, the Boer War and the Boxer Uprising) and the First World War. Included is a link to the First World War Embarkation Roll. The page also includes links to the Department of Veterans' Affairs nominal rolls for the Second World War, Korean War, Vietnam War and Gulf War.
Find out about Anzac Day, and why the day is special to Australians. Explains the Dawn Service, the ANZAC Day Ceremony and the customs and traditions of commemorative ceremonies.
Search Australian military history with the Australian War Memorial and access biographical databases, such as the Roll of Honour, Commemorative Roll and various nominal rolls, and browse images from Australian Army war diaries.
Search Australian military history and access information about objects in the collection and biographical information based on records held in the Australian War Memorial's collection.