Australian War Memorial

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Australian War Memorial kept ministers in the dark on contracts for $550m redevelopment, audit finds
In two cases, contracts were split to avoid triggering $1m threshold for ministerial approval, the Australian National Audit Office says

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

11, Apr, 2024 @9:44 AM

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On Remembrance Day, Australia’s leaders are failing to learn from history | Paul Daley
It’s politicians who declare wars – but most are reluctant to grapple with the human and moral cost

Paul Daley

10, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Australian Wars review – a furious exposé of a place that celebrates murderous white settlers
Wide-ranging, unflinching and horrifying, this documentary lets Indigenous people speak out about centuries of legalised killing. No wonder it created shockwaves

Ellen E Jones

07, Nov, 2023 @10:05 PM

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Australian War Memorial installs new plaque acknowledging Ben Roberts-Smith ‘complicit in unlawful killings’
Move criticised as inadequate, with Australian Centre for International Justice saying it minimised gravity of allegations

Christopher Knaus

07, Sep, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Australian War Memorial researchers identify 285 Indigenous servicemen who fought in the Vietnam war
A national ceremony in Canberra will mark the 50th anniversary of the end of Australia’s involvement in the war

Christopher Knaus

17, Aug, 2023 @3:00 PM

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River of ink: the visual histories embedded in tattoos of Australian service personnel
Exhibition by the Australian War Memorial tells the stories of soldiers and sailors for the first time through their body art

Natasha May

17, Jun, 2023 @8:00 PM

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A teacher explains why the Ben Roberts-Smith exhibit has been moved at the war memorial | First Dog on the Moon
It’s ‘due to recent events’

First Dog on the Moon

07, Jun, 2023 @6:11 AM

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Ben Roberts-Smith: Australian War Memorial to overhaul displays involving ex-soldier
Kim Beazley says AWM acknowledges gravity of defamation decision amid calls to remove exhibits

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

02, Jun, 2023 @7:15 AM

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Ben Roberts-Smith: calls for uniform to be removed from Australian War Memorial display
Greens say removal would be ‘first step in correcting the official record’ after federal court dismisses defamation case

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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As the Ben Roberts-Smith case proves, it’s time for Australia to abandon our farcical myths of Anzac | Paul Daley
Good history – like good journalism and justice – has fact as its bedrock

Paul Daley

01, Jun, 2023 @7:59 AM

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‘Brothers in arms, a long way from home’: the first Australians to fight fascism overseas
The discovery of a rare photo from the Spanish civil war raises questions about why volunteers from Australia are not commemorated

Paul Daley

29, Apr, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Calls grow for Australia’s frontier wars to be remembered on Anzac Day
Unofficial acknowledgment of those killed in precolonial conflicts has grown – but commemoration is still being debated

Aaron Smith

24, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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