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Canberra Times
Letters to the Editor: Black holes and showbiz have one connectionso I know. Do you? Tim Terrell, FarrerOf arms and the man Keith Mitchell (Let
Canberra Times / Posted 13 hours ago
so I know. Do you? Tim Terrell, FarrerOf arms and the man Keith Mitchell (Letters, October 16) is right to criticise the Australian War Memorial for pinching a line from our national anthem to advertise the memorial. The memorial market-tested... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian War Memorial exhibition reveals secret lives of Special Forceswas shot at least six times before he rose to his feet and killed the machine g
Canberra Times / Posted 13 hours ago
was shot at least six times before he rose to his feet and killed the machine gunner. Dr Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial, at the launch of the new Australian Special Forces exhibition. Photo: Karleen Minney His story was... Read more
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The North West Star
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionThe new exhibition at the Australian War Memorial will run for a year. When Tr
The North West Star / Posted 17 hours ago
The new exhibition at the Australian War Memorial will run for a year. When Trooper Jason Brown was mortally wounded in a hail of bullets in Afghanistan seven years ago, the soldier who dragged him to safety was not named. Known only as "Sergeant... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionSpecial Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial i
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 hours ago
Special Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial in the launch of the Special Forces exhibition "From the shadows"- more than 660 objects, including uniforms, equipment and gallantry awards from Australia??????s elite and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionSpecial Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial i
The Border Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
Special Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial in the launch of the Special Forces exhibition "From the shadows"- more than 660 objects, including uniforms, equipment and gallantry awards from Australia??????s elite and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionSpecial Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial i
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 hours ago
Special Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial in the launch of the Special Forces exhibition "From the shadows"- more than 660 objects, including uniforms, equipment and gallantry awards from Australia??????s elite and... Read more
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The Courier
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionSpecial Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial i
The Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
Special Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial in the launch of the Special Forces exhibition "From the shadows"- more than 660 objects, including uniforms, equipment and gallantry awards from Australia??????s elite and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionSpecial Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial i
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 hours ago
Special Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial in the launch of the Special Forces exhibition "From the shadows"- more than 660 objects, including uniforms, equipment and gallantry awards from Australia??????s elite and... Read more
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The Age
Letters to the Editor: Black holes and showbiz have one connectionso I know. Do you? Tim Terrell, FarrerOf arms and the man Keith Mitchell (Let
The Age / Posted 17 hours ago
so I know. Do you? Tim Terrell, FarrerOf arms and the man Keith Mitchell (Letters, October 16) is right to criticise the Australian War Memorial for pinching a line from our national anthem to advertise the memorial. The memorial market-tested... Read more
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The Age
Australian War Memorial exhibition reveals secret lives of Special Forceswas shot at least six times before he rose to his feet and killed the machine g
The Age / Posted 17 hours ago
was shot at least six times before he rose to his feet and killed the machine gunner. Dr Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial, at the launch of the new Australian Special Forces exhibition. Photo: Karleen Minney His story was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Letters to the Editor: Black holes and showbiz have one connectionso I know. Do you? Tim Terrell, FarrerOf arms and the man Keith Mitchell (Let
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
so I know. Do you? Tim Terrell, FarrerOf arms and the man Keith Mitchell (Letters, October 16) is right to criticise the Australian War Memorial for pinching a line from our national anthem to advertise the memorial. The memorial market-tested... Read more
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17h
Sydney Morning Herald
Australian War Memorial exhibition reveals secret lives of Special Forceswas shot at least six times before he rose to his feet and killed the machine g
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
was shot at least six times before he rose to his feet and killed the machine gunner. Dr Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial, at the launch of the new Australian Special Forces exhibition. Photo: Karleen Minney His story was... Read more
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Western Advocate
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionSpecial Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial i
Western Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
Special Operations Command (SOCOMD) has supported the Australian War memorial in the launch of the Special Forces exhibition "From the shadows"- more than 660 objects, including uniforms, equipment and gallantry awards from Australia??????s elite and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Secrets of Australia's Special Forces revealed in exhibitionThe new exhibition at the Australian War Memorial will run for a year. When Tr
Manning River Times / Posted 18 hours ago
The new exhibition at the Australian War Memorial will run for a year. When Trooper Jason Brown was mortally wounded in a hail of bullets in Afghanistan seven years ago, the soldier who dragged him to safety was not named. Known only as "Sergeant... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Special forces exhibition reveals stories of Australia's secret soldiersSpecial forces exhibition at Australian War Memorial reveals stories of secret
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Special forces exhibition at Australian War Memorial reveals stories of secret soldiers When special forces soldier Dave Farrell was hemmed in by enemy fire in Afghanistan, he was worried he would die without saying goodbye to his family. "We got... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oswald Brett - one of the finest marine artists of the 20th centuryAustralian exhibition – in the new headquarters of the Bank of New South Wales
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Australian exhibition – in the new headquarters of the Bank of New South Wales in 1976 – his paintings are held by the Australian War Memorial, the US Naval Academy, the White House, Washington DC, and by maritime museums in Australia and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oswald Brett - one of the finest marine artists of the 20th centuryAustralian exhibition – in the new headquarters of the Bank of New South Wales
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Australian exhibition – in the new headquarters of the Bank of New South Wales in 1976 – his paintings are held by the Australian War Memorial, the US Naval Academy, the White House, Washington DC, and by maritime museums in Australia and... Read more
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The Age
Oswald Brett - one of the finest marine artists of the 20th centuryAustralian exhibition – in the new headquarters of the Bank of New South Wales
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Australian exhibition – in the new headquarters of the Bank of New South Wales in 1976 – his paintings are held by the Australian War Memorial, the US Naval Academy, the White House, Washington DC, and by maritime museums in Australia and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Real names for ACT high rises, pleasethoughtless While it has been a pleasure not to see advertising material hangi
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
thoughtless While it has been a pleasure not to see advertising material hanging from the front of the heritage listed Australian War Memorial, we now have another exercise by the War Memorial director, Dr Brendan Nelson, in the form of redone... Read more
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The Age
Real names for ACT high rises, pleasethoughtless While it has been a pleasure not to see advertising material hangi
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
thoughtless While it has been a pleasure not to see advertising material hanging from the front of the heritage listed Australian War Memorial, we now have another exercise by the War Memorial director, Dr Brendan Nelson, in the form of redone... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Real names for ACT high rises, pleasethoughtless While it has been a pleasure not to see advertising material hangi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
thoughtless While it has been a pleasure not to see advertising material hanging from the front of the heritage listed Australian War Memorial, we now have another exercise by the War Memorial director, Dr Brendan Nelson, in the form of redone... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Forgotten' Indigenous digger recognised half a century onhalf a century on Photo: Lance Corporal Charles Tednee Blackman joined the Aus
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
half a century on Photo: Lance Corporal Charles Tednee Blackman joined the Australian Imperial Force in 1915. (Supplied: Australian War Memorial) One of the first Indigenous men to enlist for World War I will today be recognised with full... Read more
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Canberra Times
Machine gun among items surrendered to ACT Policing during national firearm amnesty in the last hundred years. The machine gun came into the hands of an anonymous
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
in the last hundred years. The machine gun came into the hands of an anonymous collector. It will be gifted to the Australian War Memorial for its collection. Chief police officer, assistant commissioner Justine Saunders said the amnesty... Read more
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The Age
Machine gun among items surrounded to ACT Policing during national firearm amnesty in the last hundred years. The machine gun came into the hands of an anonymous
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
in the last hundred years. The machine gun came into the hands of an anonymous collector. It will be gifted to the Australian War Memorial for its collection. Chief police officer, assistant commissioner Justine Saunders said the amnesty... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Machine gun among items surrounded to ACT Policing during national firearm amnesty in the last hundred years. The machine gun came into the hands of an anonymous
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
in the last hundred years. The machine gun came into the hands of an anonymous collector. It will be gifted to the Australian War Memorial for its collection. Chief police officer, assistant commissioner Justine Saunders said the amnesty... Read more
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Daily Liberal
39 artists ready for a feast“peace work” in war zones in Afghanistan, Bosnia, South Africa and Rwanda, wher
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
“peace work” in war zones in Afghanistan, Bosnia, South Africa and Rwanda, where he took photographs of genocide for the Australian War Memorial. “Blood Mystic is a dinner for the general public, war veterans, servicemen and women and those... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Peace prize winner to speak at dinnerhim into war”. An artist and filmmaker, Mr Gittoes has worked in war zones acr
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
him into war”. An artist and filmmaker, Mr Gittoes has worked in war zones across the globe with peace keepers and as an Australian War Memorial photographer. Ms Lawry, a visual arts and photography teacher in Dubbo, has named the dinner after... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
If Menzies was alive today he'd be into Facebookhobby Photo: Former prime minister Robert Menzies films at a coastal command a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
hobby Photo: Former prime minister Robert Menzies films at a coastal command air station in the UK in 1941. (Supplied: Australian War Memorial ) He was Australia's longest-serving prime minister, but Sir Robert Menzies was also an enthusiastic... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong artist highlights significance of animals used in waris not discriminatory with humans and animals displaying symptoms of trauma reg
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
is not discriminatory with humans and animals displaying symptoms of trauma regardless of the cause. Picture: Supplied The Australian War Memorial lists a variety of ways animals have been utilised in war such as horses, camels, mules and donkeys... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Obsession with security may lead to end of freedomHe died at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917. Would some kind Canberran please
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
He died at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917. Would some kind Canberran please place a red poppy next to his name at the Australian War Memorial on that day and send me a photo? I shall be enormously grateful for this kindness. B. Havercroft,... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Obsession with security may lead to end of freedomHe died at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917. Would some kind Canberran please
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
He died at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917. Would some kind Canberran please place a red poppy next to his name at the Australian War Memorial on that day and send me a photo? I shall be enormously grateful for this kindness. B. Havercroft,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Obsession with security may lead to end of freedomHe died at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917. Would some kind Canberran please
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
He died at Passchendaele on October 12, 1917. Would some kind Canberran please place a red poppy next to his name at the Australian War Memorial on that day and send me a photo? I shall be enormously grateful for this kindness. B. Havercroft,... Read more
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Canberra Times
800 firearms surrendered to ACT Policing during national amnesty to ACT Policing as part of the national gun amnesty. Photo: ACT Policing The M
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
to ACT Policing as part of the national gun amnesty. Photo: ACT Policing The ME8 maxim machine gun will be gifted to the Australian War Memorial for its collection. A number of historic firearms were also surrendered, including a 1870... Read more
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The Age
800 firearms surrendered to ACT Policing during national amnesty to ACT Policing as part of the national gun amnesty. Photo: ACT Policing The M
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
to ACT Policing as part of the national gun amnesty. Photo: ACT Policing The ME8 maxim machine gun will be gifted to the Australian War Memorial for its collection. A number of historic firearms were also surrendered, including a 1870... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
800 firearms surrendered to ACT Policing during national amnesty to ACT Policing as part of the national gun amnesty. Photo: ACT Policing The M
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
to ACT Policing as part of the national gun amnesty. Photo: ACT Policing The ME8 maxim machine gun will be gifted to the Australian War Memorial for its collection. A number of historic firearms were also surrendered, including a 1870... Read more
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10d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Holden and Australia's history of car manufacturingLaurence Hartnett was sent to Australia to manage GMH and was told to make it p
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Laurence Hartnett was sent to Australia to manage GMH and was told to make it profitable or shut it down. (Supplied: Australian War Memorial) General Motors took over Holden's Motor Body Builders and formed GMH. They sent out Laurence... Read more
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Perth Now
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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Weekly Times
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
Weekly Times / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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Herald Sun
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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News.com.au
Soldier remembered at Last Post ceremonymilitary training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
military training classmates will gather in Canberra on Sunday. His story will feature in the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, where roughly 50 members of his graduating class are expected to attend. Langland's brother and his... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
21 lives lost on the rocks in 1857Adamson. But in the case of the Annie, there was no loss of life.media_cameraAn
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Adamson. But in the case of the Annie, there was no loss of life.media_cameraAn aerial view of an HDML c1944. Courtesy Australian War Memorial P301833 And within the space of 20 years, another four ships came to grief on the rocks below the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The land down underState Department bureaucracy. Still, he adds, more of a delay would begin to ha
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
State Department bureaucracy. Still, he adds, more of a delay would begin to have the color of an insult. A visit to the Australian War Memorial is a moving reminder that Australians have fought alongside Americans in nearly all of our wars over... Read more
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News.com.au
Big cats at your tableCanberra’s shtick, a short break in the capital easily filled without taking th
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Canberra’s shtick, a short break in the capital easily filled without taking the well-worn route to Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial or the National Gallery (although all are worth a visit). How about making your own glass... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Big cats at your tableCanberra’s shtick, a short break in the capital easily filled without taking th
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
Canberra’s shtick, a short break in the capital easily filled without taking the well-worn route to Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial or the National Gallery (although all are worth a visit). How about making your own glass... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Nazi rockets that made their way Down Underinvolves science, politics and Cold War anxieties. Photo: The Meillerwagen tra
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
involves science, politics and Cold War anxieties. Photo: The Meillerwagen trailer in one of the few surviving examples. (Australian War Memorial: Shane Casey)Australia's V-2s: A story in parts Australia's two V-2s are currently in storage at an... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Spine-tingling memorial to diggersBugden, a hotelier from Lismore, who was killed during the opening days of the
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 days ago
Bugden, a hotelier from Lismore, who was killed during the opening days of the Battle of Polygon Wood, according to the Australian War Memorial. The Battle of Polygon Wood was fought near Ypres, beginning on September 26, 1917, as part of an... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Spine-tingling memorial to diggersBugden, a hotelier from Lismore, who was killed during the opening days of the
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 21 days ago
Bugden, a hotelier from Lismore, who was killed during the opening days of the Battle of Polygon Wood, according to the Australian War Memorial. The Battle of Polygon Wood was fought near Ypres, beginning on September 26, 1917, as part of an... Read more
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