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For Country for Nation

An Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition
Presented by Araluen Arts Centre

Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience during wartime and peace

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have a long standing tradition of fighting for Country, and continue to serve with honour among our military forces.

They have also worked in ancillary, industry, and other home-front activities, and their communities have been thrust into the front line of theatres of war.

For Country, for Nation, the first touring exhibition from the Australian War Memorial to come to the Araluen Arts Centre, highlights these important and complex stories. It explores themes of remembrance and tradition through family histories, objects, art, and photographs from across Australia, drawing inspiration from cultural traditions and symbols of warrior’s discipline, knowledge, leadership, and skill.

  • Information

    Event date

    26 February – 29 March 2020

    Entry cost

    All Tickets tickets from $6 to $8
    Children (age 4 or under) and Northern Territory residents are free Northern Territory School groups are free (if booked in advance)


    • Cafe
    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet


    Caters for people who use a wheelchair.


    • Quality Tourism Accredited Business
    • Museums Australia
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