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Jul 2021

30 Jul 2021
The Battle of Romani was a pivotal mounted and infantry victory by the Allies in the First World War. 105 years on, Australia reflects on this significant battle that marked the end of the German and Ottoman campaign to capture the Suez Canal.   
26 Jul 2021
Sixty-eight years ago on 27th July, the Korean War Armistice was signed, marking the end of a three year conflict. Of the more than 17,000 Australians who fought, some 340 lost their lives to defend South Korea, over 1,216 were wounded and 29 became prisoners of war.
18 Jul 2021
This year we commemorate the 105th anniversary of two significant and devastatingly costly battles fought by Australians on the Western Front during the First World War — the Battle of Fromelles and the Battle of Pozières.
08 Jul 2021
Today the Government has formally established a Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide following approval by the Governor-General.
06 Jul 2021
Australians are encouraged to pause and remember the legacy and valuable contribution of Australia’s First Nations’ service men and women this NAIDOC Week.