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 demonstarting 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 pin
  • FREE entry to public programs - up to the value of $130 per year (based on 26 public programs available annually)
  • 10% discount at the Shrine Shop
  • Invitations to Friends only events including the bi-annual Friends Luncheon events
  • Invitations to exhibition launch events and curator-led tours
  • Invitations and priority seating to Shrine events
  • Subscription to the Shrine's Magazine, Remembrance (2 editions annually, April and November)
  • Exclusive access to Friends Space with complimentary refreshments (see below)

Join today and receive complimentary copies of the Shrine of Remembrance and Galleries pictorial booklets.


The Friends Space

Available most days from 10.30am to 4.30pm

The new Friends Space affords members an opportunity to relax and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Simply register at the Shrine Shop before entering the space. Reading material is provided, including back-issues of Remembrance Magazine and a selection of book samples from the Shop. All food & hot beverages must be consumed within the Friends 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 membership or become a Friend by selecting one of the following categories:

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