Twelve new Peace Operations summaries

When Mozambique gained independence from Portugal in 1975, the country plunged into a long civil war. Australians were among the peacekeepers who provided assistance through the United Nations. Learn more about Mozambique and other peacekeeping operations involving Australia.

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World Wide Effort: Australia's Peacekeepers

We presented copies of World Wide Effort: Australia's Peacekeepers at the 75th Anniversary of Australian Peacekeeping national service. The book gives a historical account of Australians as global peacekeepers, peacemakers and peacebuilders. The revised edition is now available to download or read online.

Veterans' stories: their words

We gather stories of ordinary Australians who've had extraordinary experiences serving in wars, conflicts and peace operations all over the world

Watch their oral histories

Women's Services podcast

DVA's Dr Fleming explores the role of the women’s services, both overseas and in Australia. Hear stories from those who contributed to the war effort.

Listen to the podcast