One of Ballarat’s signature statues, the Boer War Memorial in the Sturt Street Gardens, will be removed this week for conservation assessment and restoration.
For our Country joins other war memorials erected across Australia that commemorate Indigenous service and the impact of war on Indigenous communities.
The Korean Veterans Memorial Day Service will be held at the Club Taree memorial at 10.45am on July 27.
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More than 100 motorcycles took part in the 6th annual commemorative ride to raise money for the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour in Queensland.
The memorial commemorates Australians who served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.
Patrons gathered in City Park to honour the memories of those who served in the Boer War on Sunday 16 June.
As part of the Empire Air Training Scheme, Hugh Kilday was one of almost 27,500 RAAF pilots, navigators, wireless operators, gunners, and engineers, who, throughout the course of the war, joined Royal Air Force squadrons or Australian squadrons based in Britain.
A ceremony was held at the Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the battle of Binh Ba.
William Punch was the sole survivor of a massacre who went on to serve in the First World War.
Anzac Day 2019 had a special meaning for Vietnam War veterans when two murals honouring those who served were launched at the Gunnedah Water Tower Museum.
The Field of Light: Avenue of Honour is an installation honouring peace and reconciliation with 16,000 glowing spheres planted in the ground at Albany’s Mt Clarence.
The Burton brothers are both remembered by their community in Millthorpe, New South Wales.
They’ve been described as some of Australia’s most ‘sacred places’ and can be found in cities and towns around the country.
Described as a woman with “boundless and terrifying energy”, Matilda ‘Tilly’ Thompson was the driving force behind the Lucas Girls and building Ballarat’s Avenue of Honour and Arch of Victory.
At the end of the First World War, the town of Semaphore built a memorial to remember the service and sacrifice of more than 850 local residents who volunteered.
Australians suffered heavy casualties at the battle of Lone Pine. But for one grieving mother, a pine cone from the battlefield would become a memorial to her son.
Along the streets of Legerwood, a tiny town 1 hour’s drive from Launceston in Tasmania, are tree carvings that resemble the local men who lost their lives in the First World War.
This article was written by the late Ken Inglis for the Australian War Memorial’s Wartime Magazine edition 4.
Albany was the assembly point for many of the Australian and New Zealand mounted troops before leaving for Egypt. For some, the town would be their last view of Australian soil.