This section of our website will allow visitors:

  • to gain an understanding of the reasons why medals are awarded;
  • to view many of the medals awarded as a result of military service in the defence of Australia; and
  • to access detailed information on selected awards.

Image Quality. Please note that ribbon and medal colours may vary somewhat from the actual, depending on your computer's display capabilities.

For answers to frequently asked questions about eligibility; medal policy; replacements and replicas; lost or stolen medals

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This website provides information about Defence honours and awards, including:

  • the different types of medals available to Australia's defence personnel, past and present,
  • the eligibility criteria for various awards,
  • how to submit an application for a medal, and
  • information about current Defence awards issues.

Replica Medals and Medal Mounting


Annual ANZAC Day Ceremonies

The ANZAC Day Student Service

This solemn ceremony is conducted every year in Brisbane's ANZAC Square prior to ANZAC Day from 10am and noon approximately. The 2016 event took place on Thursday, the 21st day of April, and several thousand Queensland school students took part.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Every year on the 25th day of April, the ANZAC Day Dawn Service starts at 04:28am sharp at Brisbane's Shrine of Remembrance, ANZAC Square, located between Ann and Adelaide Streets. All are welcome to attend.

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