Our heritage

Logo of the Australian Army History Unit


The Australian Army History Unit is responsible for developing policy and programs for the collection, conservation, interpretation and promotion of Australian Army history.
The Army Museum of Western Australia display day


The Australian Army Museum Network is a collection of Regional and Corps Museums located Australia wide under command of the Australian Army History Unit.
A member of the Corps of Staff Cadets salutes the reviewing officer


A custom is a practice, a mode of behaviour or a particular way of acting in a given set of circumstances; a tradition is the passing down over time of a custom. Today’s soldiers proudly carry on the customs of the Australian Army.
Rising Sun Image

Australian Army emblems

The Australian Army has many iconic and recognisable emblems that are protected by legislation. These emblems include the Rising Sun badge, as well as corps and unit emblems. To ensure Army is not brought into disrepute use of Australian Army emblems is managed by the Army Brand Manager.