Anzac Centenary

Upcoming Commemorations

Wednesday 25 April 2018
Various Locations
Wednesday 25 April 2018
  • Black and white studio photo of an Australian soldier
    Thousands of Australians would know the art of Napier Waller, the bombardier who lost his right arm at Bullecourt in 1917 but went on to create iconic...
  • A sign saying 'Japanese War Cemetery' surrounded by trees in blossom
    At 1:45 am on 5 August 1944, a bugle call heralded the beginning of the largest known prisoner of war escape.
  • War produced new circumstances and technology that was used in combat and then found other purposes in peacetime.
  • A woman pictured in the cockpit of an airplane wearing a pink cap

    International Women’s Day is an opportunity to highlight, celebrate and reflect on the achievements of women, including those who have contributed...

  • A profile shot of a Maori Anzac
    The second story in the 'Honouring our Heroes' series is that of Private Karanema Pohatu, a Maori Anzac.
  • Soldiers climbing out of their trenches and walking into no-mans land
    Today we use the expression 'over the top' to mean something that is extreme or outrageous. To soldiers in the First World War this phrase h...

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About the Anzac Centenary

The Centenary of Anzac 2014 to 2018 is Australia’s most important period of national commemoration. Marking 100 years since our involvement in the First World War, the Anzac Centenary is a time to honour the service and sacrifice of our original ANZACs, and the generations of Australian servicemen and women who have defended our values and freedoms, in wars, conflicts and peace operations throughout a Century of Service. 

Explore Australia’s involvement on the Western Front

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