Anzac portal – Sharing Australia’s military and service history through the experiences of our veterans

Look through the Anzac Portal to uncover the experiences of the men and women who have served Australia in wars, conflicts and peace. The hardship of overseas service extends to the family and friends they leave behind. We commemorate their service and sacrifice.

Articles include:

Jim Richmond’s story

Jim served with the Australian Army in Vietnam. In August 1966, he was wounded during the Battle of Long Tan. When the survivors of his platoon pulled back, Jim still lay injured on the battlefield. Watch Jim tell his story​​​​​​​

Paths to Victory podcasts Education Our social historian Dr Rebecca Fleming shares the stories of many Australians during World War II in our new podcast series. Episode 4 explores how Australians celebrated peace and homecomings, but not everyone felt joy. Listen to the podcast
Nancy Wake: Stories of Service Resources Imagine going undercover as a spy in occupied France during World War II. You would need confidence and courage to maintain your cover while gathering intelligence. Nancy Wake was so good at avoiding the Germans that the Gestapo code-named her ‘the White Mouse’. Watch the short video

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