Embassy of Australia
United States of America

Exhibitions and Events

    ANZAC DAY 2017


►  Washington DC

►   Houston TX

►  Honolulu HI


Washington DC                     

Each year on the 25th April, Australians and New Zealanders commemorate ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day to recognise the sacrifices that Australian and New Zealand servicemen and servicewomen have made not only in defending their country, but in upholding their nations’ longstanding commitment to peace and security.

To mark this special occasion in 2017, the Australian and New Zealand Embassies are co-hosting a program of events. Two of these events are open to the public and are the Dawn Service and Commemorative Church Service.  


Tuesday 25th April 2017

5:45am - 6:15am (please arrive by 5:15am)

Korean Veterans War Memorial

900 Ohio Drive SW Washington DC


Tuesday 25th April 2017

7:00am - 9:00am

Embassy of Australia

1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC

Parking in the vicinity of the Embassy is limited.

It is strongly recommended that attendees be dropped off by private vehicle or use public transport.

Registration for this event is now closed.  If you registered and would like to confirm your name is on the list,  or would like to remove your name from the list, please phone 202 797 3461.


Tuesday 25th April 2017

10:30am - 11:30am (please be seated by 10:00am)

Washington National Cathedral

3101 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington DC

Parking is available in the Cathedral garage. Access is via Wisconsin Avenue.


Georgia Watts : georgia.watts@defence.gov.au / www.usa.embassy.gov.au

Lest We Forget






An Anzac Day Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday 25 April 2017

at 10.00am

at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl)

2177 Puowaina Drive,
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. 


The Memorial Service is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.  No registration is necessary.






Current Exhibition




till July 2017

Revealing the beauty hidden in the microcosm.

Not only beautiful, each image is part of a quest for knowledge and reveals a unique story of discovery and innovation.

Researchers use sophisticated microscopes to explore inner space at the micro, nano and atomic levels. These instruments enable scientists from a wide range of disciplines to investigate and find solutions to our global challenges. This exhibition highlights some of the very latest research and a selection of everyday wonders. Through these images you can discover sustainable future materials, inspirational structures from nature, and advances in healthcare and food security.

All the images of Incredible Inner Space come from the Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility (AMMRF) labs around Australia. The AMMRF is Australia’s national microscopy infrastructure, bringing together university-based microscopy centres into one collaborative open-access grid that enables excellence in Australian research and the international research community.     




Colorectal cancer cells, extracted from the body and cultured in the lab so that scientists can learn more about this devastating disease. The cells just happen to have grown into the shape of our great country. In the culture dish 'Australia' is 838 micrometres wide, 4.89 billion times smaller than the real Australia, which is 4,100 kilometres east–west.

Visualised using confocal microscopy by Dr Kristina Jahn, University of Sydney.





Bryozoa are tiny aquatic animals that form colonies, each measuring a few millimetres in length. The living animal is gone but the hard, calcium carbonate compartment of its skeleton is shown here. The holes allowed food to get through to the Bryozoan that once lived inside.

Visualised using scanning electron microscopy by David Salt, Australian National University. This image has been colour enhanced.

Size: about 500 micrometres wide.


Gallery @ Embassy of Australia
1601 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036

Open 10am until 2pm weekdays
Photo ID essential for entry

For further information call 202.797.3000
or email: Cultural.RelationsUS@dfat.gov.au



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