The images showcase people from a wide range of backgrounds doing a wide range of jobs in all three Services. Most of them have deployed to contemporary wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. Some are veterans of the Second World War, Korea and Vietnam.
Photographed by Alex Ellinghausen — one of Australia's most respected photo-journalists. He is the 2018 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year — the first photojournalist to win this prestigious award.
The exhibition has been managed by the federal Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) in partnership with the Australian Defence Force, The Sydney Morning Herald / The Age and the Anzac Memorial. It was launched by the federal Minister for Veterans' Affairs Darren Chester on 5 April, 2019.
You can also view the exhibition online on DVA's website. Each of the photographs on the website are accompanied by engaging information about the individual.