About our App and Website
Big Sky Publishing in conjunction with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Australian Army History Unit has undertaken to establish a comprehensive record of Australia’s wartime sites.
The objectives of the Remembering Them App & Website is:
- Create the most comprehensive record of Australia’s wartime sites
- Identify where the sites are located
- Provide a concise history of each site
- Provide users with the opportunity to explore and discover Australia’s wartime history
- Provide the App for free to the public so as to assist with educating and generating awareness of our wartime history and heritage
The listings that make up this directory come from numerous sources. The key content providers however are:
- Monuments Australia
- Register of War Memorials in New South Wales
- Queensland War Memorial Register
- Department of Premier and the Cabinet (WA)
We would also like to thank the many Returned Services Leagues, Clubs and the public for providing details of many wartime sites.
App Features and Benefits
Browse Sites by Category and Location
Read a brief history of each site
Use the ‘Near Me’ function and find directions to sites near you
Share your favourites on Twitter and Facebook
Explore Australia’s wartime customs, traditions and history
Access education activities for schools
Download the Remembering Them App for free
Developed by Big Sky Publishing, this cross-platform Android and Apple application is sponsored by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs with support from the Australian Army History Unit.
Remembering Them is available to the public free of charge from iTunes and Google Play.