‘Indigenous Australians at War: From the Boer War to the present’ is a photograph-based touring exhibition created by the Shrine of Remembrance. 71 images present stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service and sacrifice during the Boer War, First World War, Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, subsequent conflicts and peace-keeping operations.
In this award-winning exhibition, the Shrine celebrates the courage, tenacity and resourcefulness of Indigenous Australians in the armed forces.
The exhibition uncovers the individual and family stories of service and sacrifice of the First Australians.
Image: Royal Queensland Regiment 1969 Yarrabah Mission, Queensland.
Photographer: Bryan Rupert Dunne. Reproduced courtesy of the Australian War Memorial DNE/69/0223/NC