The Australian Army History Unit focuses on a range of historically significant of events in the history of Australia's Army.
The next round of Army History Research Grants scheme is now open. Applications close in March 2021. Further information is available here.
2021 Chief of Army History Conference - "Contingencies and compromises: mobilising the Australian Army."
The 2021 Chief of Army History Conference (CAHC21) entitled 'Contingencies and comprimises: mobilising the Australian Army' will be held on 10 November at the Australian Defence Force Academy's Adams Auditorium.
The annual C.E.W. Bean Prize for Military History is awarded to the best honours or postgraduate thesis submitted in any Australian university focusing the history of the Australian Army and has not been entered for the CEW Bean Prize in a previous year.
An Australian Army that knows and understands its history and is proud of its heritage. This experience is an essential tool for shaping the Army's future development while ensuring it retains the characteristics which have earned it the trust and confidence of the Australian community.
Researching the service of family members is fairly straightforward, providing you collect as much information as you can from the family.
A Primary Source is evidence that was produced contemporaneous to the event being studied. This can include newspaper articles, diaries, maps, drawings, journals, orders, reports, instructions, photographs, film or physical objects/artefacts.