The website of the
Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs.
The website of
our merchandising partner, the Military Shop.
The website of the
Australian Department of Defence.
This page located on
the Defence website provides information on honours and
decorations, Australian, Imperial and Foreign Awards,
Policy (here you will find the order of wearing medals),
general information on Awards, Application Forms and a
comprehensive A-Z list of Awards their story and
pictures of the medals.
The It's An Honour website is
a Department of Defence managed site containing
information about the Australian and Imperial Honours
Systems and contains a comprehensive listing of award
recipients both Australian and Imperial, civilian and
military who have been honoured since Federation right
through to the present day.
Did you know, as a
recipient of the National Service Medal, you are
entitled to have your name included in the database -
all you need to do is to authorise Government House to
provide your personal honours details to the Department
of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to add to the
database. See the website for further details on
how to do this.
A truly interesting site
dedicated to the history of Australian military honours
The State Library of
Victoria has a fantastic photographic database and
includes National Service photographs from both schemes.
complied by Vietnam-era National Serviceman, Ted Harris,
of Brisbane, is one of the most comprehensive and
authoritative on the web about Australian and New
Zealand military history. Anything you wish to
know about the three Services, individual units, war
histories, uniforms, insignia, medals, badges,
equipment, weapons and much, much more is recorded and
illustrated. You will be fascinated.
This website belongs
to the Australian National Archives. The National
Archives hold the service records of Australians who
served in WWI and WWII. Digitised copies of WWI
records are available free online. Other records
can be located using the Record Search-Name Search
The National Archives
also has a
great photographic database.
The Australian War
Museum's website contains a wealth of online material
and databases (art, photo, film, sound, military
technology, private and official records just to name a
You may also access
the Roll of Honour listing the names of Australia's war
dead on the bronze panels at the War Memorial. The
database links to the panel location, any photographs
and to digital images of the Roll of Honour Circulars
(WWI, WWII, Korea). The circulars were forms sent
to next of kin seeking personal details of the deceased.
The Commonwealth War
Grave Commission's website has an online Debt of Honour
Register listing the details and place of burial of 1.7
million Commonwealth forces members who died in two
Officers Training Unit Association
our member association, the Scheyville Officers
Training Unit Association.
Website for The
Australian Air Defence Artillery Association.
Early Air Defence
Artillery Units were manned by National Service
personnel, and this Association caters for all eras
of Anti Aircraft and Air Defence ex-Members.
national website for the Vietnam Veterans Association of