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Australian War Memorial

(AWM)
Veterans' Affairs (part of the Defence Portfolio)
The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war or on operational service and those who have served our nation in times of conflict. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.

Sections

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian War Memorial Act 1980

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Materiality

    Material

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 345, Canberra, ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Director Mr. Matt Anderson PSM 9 March 2020 8 March 2025

Government appointed boards

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