The Callaghan brothers

The Callaghan Brothers

For many young men, the outbreak of the First World War represented an opportunity for adventure. Read the story of the Callaghan brothers.

Mooroopna War Memorial
Community News

Mooroopna War Memorial looking for names for honour list

An honour list commemorating the service of all Mooroopna and Ardmona soldiers and nurses during World War II, Vietnam and Korean Wars will be installed at the Mooroopna War Memorial.

From Shepperton News

Army Nurses Stand in front Stone Monument that marks the entrance to the 17th Brigade Bullwinkel Lines
Community News

Precinct named in honour of war-time nurse

Gallipoli Barracks’ 17th Brigade Precinct in Brisbane has been renamed the Bullwinkel Lines in honour of World War II nurse Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel.

From Defence News

Great Ocean Road Digger Memorial by Henry Moulds

A road to remember

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia's most scenic drives, but what many do not realise is that the road was built by returned servicemen as a memorial to those who died in the First World War.

Willunga Cheer Up Society Pictorial Honour Board

After the War: traditions, symbols and commemoration

Australians have created their own traditions, symbols, and commemorative spaces with which to honour those who served. From small-town memorials and local rituals to the housing of a National Collection at the Australian War Memorial, people all over the country have reflected on our involvement in conflicts across the world.


A Legacy worth preserving

To help raise awareness of Legacy’s work caring for families of those who have served, we are highlighting some of the Legacy war memorials in Australia.

Community News

Magnificent Anzac Square restoration complete

Anzac Square in Brisbane has been fully restored and enhanced after the completion of almost $22 million in works to the state’s war memorial.

From Queensland Government

Vivian Bullwinkel
Community News

Honouring a great Australian, a great leader, a great woman and a proud nurse

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is working with the Australian War Memorial to honour the courage, dedication and sacrifice of army nurse Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel AO, MBE, ARRC, ED, FNM by erecting a commemorative sculpture in the grounds of the Memorial.

From The National Tribune

Crystal Brook RSL
Community News

Memorial to be unveiled

A new memorial dedicated to all conflicts - past and future - will be unveiled by the Governor this weekend in Crystal Brook. The opening will take place in Adelaide Square on Sunday and marks the centenary of the town's RSL sub-branch.

From The Flinders News