All posts tagged Brendan Nelson

Resilience in the face of adversity

Hope has been as fundamental to Israel’s survival as our most sophisticated defence systems, writes Rebecca Davis.

Shoah survivors ‘inspire us’

ONE year after commencing his directorship of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson had one of the most meaningful experiences of his life.

Nelson to headline Sydney’s Yom Hashoah commemoration

AN injection of youth participation, a distinguished keynote speaker in Dr Brendan Nelson, and free events in three parts of Sydney that share the theme of Memorials and Memories will make for a powerful and diverse Yom Hashoah commemoration program commencing later this month.

Monash sculpture unveiled in Canberra

A sculpture commemorating the pivotal role of General Sir John Monash in World War I has been unveiled at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to mark the centenary of the landmark Battle of Hamel.

Recognising liberty, life and legacy

WE are not here to forget, we are here to remember. That is the sentiment from Holocaust survivor Olga Horak ahead of next week’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of