Assistant Curator, Honour Rolls

Australian War Memorial
Closing Date
Wed, 01st February 2023
Position Type
Full Time
$66,656 to $78,945

The Memorial’s Research Centre holds the written records of war, both published and unpublished. They manage and provide access to these collections, digitise archival collections and deliver reference and information services about Australian military history, the Memorial and its collections. At the heart of the Memorial building are its Honour Rolls. These are The Roll of Honour and The Commemorative Roll. The Roll of Honour is a long series of bronze panels recording the names of over 103,000 members of the Australian armed forces who have died during or as a result of war service, warlike service, non-warlike service and certain peacetime humanitarian operations. The Commemorative Roll is a book located in the Memorial’s Commemorative Area, which honours Australians who died as a result of their service with allied forces, the merchant navy and civilian organisations. The Honour Rolls databases, available on the Memorial’s website, are compiled from sources used to create the Roll of Honour and Commemorative Roll

The Memorial has a major commitment to the accuracy and integrity of the Roll of Honour and Commemorative Roll. The Assistant Curator, Honour Rolls works as part of a small team towards maintaining an up-to-date and accessible Roll of Honour and Commemorative Roll and to manage requests for amendments, maintain the data that supports these rolls, and undertake specialist research tasks and policy development.

This position entails working with potentially distressing material.


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Applications should be submitted in WORD (.doc or .docx) or .PDF by 11:30 pm (AEST) on 1 February 2023

If you experience any problems with the application system please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6243 4234 or email

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