Calendar of Events

Defending with Pride: Midsummer Panel Talk

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people have been proudly defending Australia through their military service since the formation of the armed forces. Today, anyone identifying as LGBTQ+ can serve openly in the Australian Defence Force, but it has not always been this way. It has been a long and often difficult journey for LGBTQ+ […]

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Tours De Force – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Since the Vietnam War, Australian entertainers have performed for troops on the front line in war and peacekeeping operations. Their talent and celebrity have lifted spirits and brought a slice of home to service personnel abroad. Forces Entertainment is the special military unit that fosters relationships between the Australian Defence Force and the entertainment industry. […]

For Kin and Country – Exhibition – Last Week

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

This special exhibition explores the extraordinary history of First Peoples’ service in the Australian Defence Force. In the early 20th century, defence service provided an escape for First Peoples from ongoing dispossession and discrimination and was for many their first experience of equal treatment. Most were paid the same rates as their European counterparts and […]

Lord Herbert Kitchener- Removal of Australian Memorials and Renaming Public Spaces Bearing his Name

Oakleigh - Carengie RSL 95-97 Drummond Street, Oakleigh

James Unkles, CMDR (Rtd), will present his Paper "Lord Herbert Kitchener- Removal of Australian Memorials and Renaming Public Spaces Bearing his Name" at The Oakleigh Carnegie RSL Herbert Horatio Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, is one of Britain’s most iconic military figures. Playing a central role as Secretary of State for War in World War One, […]

Tours De Force – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Since the Vietnam War, Australian entertainers have performed for troops on the front line in war and peacekeeping operations. Their talent and celebrity have lifted spirits and brought a slice of home to service personnel abroad. Forces Entertainment is the special military unit that fosters relationships between the Australian Defence Force and the entertainment industry. […]

Defending with Pride – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

This special exhibition is the first of its kind for an Australian war memorial. It reveals the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people in service. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people have been proudly defending Australia through their military service since the formation of the armed forces. Today, anyone identifying […]

Tours De Force – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Since the Vietnam War, Australian entertainers have performed for troops on the front line in war and peacekeeping operations. Their talent and celebrity have lifted spirits and brought a slice of home to service personnel abroad. Forces Entertainment is the special military unit that fosters relationships between the Australian Defence Force and the entertainment industry. […]

Defending with Pride – Exhibition – Last Week

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

This special exhibition is the first of its kind for an Australian war memorial. It reveals the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people in service. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people have been proudly defending Australia through their military service since the formation of the armed forces. Today, anyone identifying […]

Tours De Force – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Since the Vietnam War, Australian entertainers have performed for troops on the front line in war and peacekeeping operations. Their talent and celebrity have lifted spirits and brought a slice of home to service personnel abroad. Forces Entertainment is the special military unit that fosters relationships between the Australian Defence Force and the entertainment industry. […]

Last days – Tours De Force – Exhibition

The Shrine of Remembrance Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne

Since the Vietnam War, Australian entertainers have performed for troops on the front line in war and peacekeeping operations. Their talent and celebrity have lifted spirits and brought a slice of home to service personnel abroad. Forces Entertainment is the special military unit that fosters relationships between the Australian Defence Force and the entertainment industry. […]

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