Exhibition
Remembering Australia’s War in Vietnam, 1962–72

 

 

An exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the end of Australia’s war in Vietnam — the defining event for an entire generation.

 

Assembly Hall, Ground Floor

31 March 2022 — 28 February 2023

Remembering Australia’s War in Vietnam, 1962–72

Other Events

Tour
18 January 202318 January 2024
10:30am
Event
1 January 202331 December 2023
10:00am
Exhibition
23 November 202231 March 2023
9:00am

On this day

On this day
30 January

1942 — Japanese troops attacked AMBON, Netherlands East Indies, (Indonesia). Australian troops of “Gull Force” and about 2,600 NEI soldiers tried to defend the island but were defeated

1951 — Women’s Royal Australian Air Force formed

1968 — The TET OFFENSIVE began in Vietnam. A series of co-ordinated attacks by communist forces were defeated but the Offensive proved to be a propaganda  victory for the communists, accelerating the American public’s growing opposition to the war. Australian troops of 2nd, 3rd, and 7th Battalions, Royal Australian Regiment were involved in the Offensive