Why We Remember: P-3 Commemoration presentation

Presentation slide deck for teachers designed to explain the difference between 'celebration' and 'commemoration' to lower primary students. It explores activities related to Anzac Day and Remembrance Day and common symbols of commemoration in Australia.

Artwork depicting children cheering among poppies and a photoframe with school children laying flowers on the ground

Commemorative grants

Will you commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk next year? Your organisation might be eligible for grant funding. Up to $10,000 is available for local community projects, and up to $150,000 for projects of national, state or regional significance. Find out how to apply

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

Rats of Tobruk

We captured reflections from Australian veterans who served in North Africa during World War II and survived the siege of Tobruk in 1941

Watch our short film