Finding commemorative sites near you

A team of historians worked with many Australian towns to gather mementos of World War I. Each story in Great War Memories is told through objects or places special to each community. Discover your local military service history.

A map of Australia with points of locations

Do you have a project to honour our veterans?

Apply for funding. We have Saluting Their Service commemorative grants of up to $10,000 for local community projects and $150,000 for larger projects. Applications close 11 February 2021. 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