Friends are an invaluable part of the Shrine community. Becoming a Friend is a tangible way to demonstrate your loyalty and support for the Shrine, your commitment to the remembrance of service and sacrifice, and connecting you with a community of like-minded individuals.

Exclusive Friends benefits:

  • Membership card and lapel pinIMG_9721.JPG
  • Free entry to public programs - saving $5 per program
  • 10% discount at the Shrine Shop
  • Invitations to Shrine events including Friends Socials
  • Invitations to exhibition launches with curator-led tours
  • Priority seating at major ceremonial services
  • Subscription to the bi-annual magazine, Remembrance (April and November)
  • One copy of the Galleries of Remembrance pictorial booklet
  • Exclusive access to Friends Space with complimentary refreshments (see below)


The Friends Space

Open daily from 10.30am to 4.30pm

The Friends Space provides self-serve hot drinks and reading material where members (and a guest) can relax in the Visitor Centre. Simply register at the Shrine Shop before entering the space.

We thank you for your understanding that the space may be unavailable on certain days and times due to pre-booked commemoration services and events, and on occassion due to unforeseen operational requirements.


Renew your current annual membership or become a Friend by selecting one of the following categories:

For more information phone 03 9661 8100 or email [email protected].