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3 Nov 14
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3 Nov 15
Australian soldier on watch in the Afghanistan countryside

Afghanistan: The Australian Story

Australian War Memorial

Afghanistan and the Middle East are now linked to Australia's national story. Australia's mission is clear: to combat international terrorism, to stabilise Afghanistan, and to support Australia's...

12 Dec 14
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27 May 15
Marble sculpture of folded flags

Alex Seton: As of today

Australian War Memorial

See the remarkable sculptures that commemorate the lives of the 41 soldiers who lost their lives while serving in Afghanistan. "The power of the sculpted flags is developed through the way their...

27 Mar 15
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26 Jul 15
Crucifixion of Civilisation (halftone reproduction 1932), by Rayner Hoff

All that fall: Sacrifice, life and loss in the First World War

National Portrait Gallery

Focusing on the wide-ranging theme of loss and absence, All that fall: Sacrifice, life and loss in the First World War provides a moving 'portrait' of loss during the First World War on the...

1 Dec 14
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1 Jan 17
HMT Ascot landing boat with bullet and shrapnel holes

Australia in the Great War

Australian War Memorial

Australia in the Great War is the Australian War Memorial's new exhibition in the First World War Galleries. Discover one of the world's great collections of material related to the First World War....

5 Dec 14
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29 Nov 15
Behind the Lines 2014 cartoon

Behind the Lines 2014: The year’s best political cartoons

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

See powerful political caricature in the Behind the Lines 2014 exhibition, which celebrates the best political cartoons of the year. Superheroes. Battle axes. Death stares. Who said politics was dry...

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