Australian War Memorial

More calls for Australia’s frontier wars to be remembered

2023-04-26T11:11:15+10:00April 26th, 2023|

As Aaron Smith writes in The Guardian, unofficial recognition has been growing of those killed on Australian soil in colonial frontier conflicts, but official commemoration is still being debated. Read more in Aaron Smith's story on 24 April 2023: Chair of the Council of the Australian War Memorial [...]

Australian War Memorial to expand frontier conflicts exhibits

2022-10-01T13:43:05+10:00October 1st, 2022|

After many years of demands for the recognition of Australia's frontier conflicts, the Australian War Memorial (AWM) has acquiesced. Rachel Perkins's three-part documentary, The Australian Wars, currently airing on SBS/NITV, has helped tip the balance. The series explores some of the main incidents that occurred during the [...]

Frontier Wars: commemorate at the Australian War Memorial

2022-07-08T15:29:46+10:00July 8th, 2022|

Yet another call for the commemoration of Australia's frontier wars at the Australian War Memorial has been made–this time by Dr Sue Wareham, President of the Medical Association for the Prevention of War. Listen to ABC Radio National's Hamish McDonald interview Dr Wareham, on 7 July 2022, about why the [...]

10th Frontier Wars Remembrance March, Canberra, Anzac Day

2021-04-21T17:03:01+10:00April 21st, 2021|

MEDIA ALERT   21 April 2021   10th Frontier Wars Remembrance March Assembling from 10 am Anzac Day, 25 April 2021 Cnr Anzac Parade & Constitution Ave, Parkes, Canberra, ACT 2600 All welcome and bring a banner for the unmarked killing fields. Least We Forget the Frontier Wars “We must be persistent [...]

Australian War Memorial to broadcast Anzac Day ceremony to the nation

2020-03-25T11:32:16+11:00March 25th, 2020|

Owing to the Coronavirus outbreak, Anzac Day, 25 April 2020, will not include commemorations in which the public take part in person. Instead the Australian War Memorial will broadcast a private ceremony to be held at 5.30 am in the Commemorative Area and Hall of Memory. Read more about the [...]

Australian War Memorial to close indefintely

2020-03-25T11:23:46+11:00March 25th, 2020|

Owing to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the Australian War Memorial will close indefinitely. Read the announcement made on 23 March 2020:

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