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OAWG contact details

The staff at the ACT OAWG are available during business hours to assist and advise on any matters affecting the official commemoration of our eligible post-war veterans and those who died during war and conflicts.

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Australian offices

Australian Capital Territory

1800 555 254

(02) 6289 4861


Postal Address
Office of Australian War Graves
GPO Box 9998
Brisbane Qld 4001

New South Wales

State Manager
Mr Geoff Taplin
(02) 9746 5565


Postal Address
PO Box 83
Strathfield NSW 2135

Sydney War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance,
Memorial Avenue,
Rookwood Necropolis
Rookwood NSW 2135


State Manager
Mr Rowan Foster
(03) 9547 1991


Postal Address
PO Box 186
Springvale Vic 3171

Springvale War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance,
North Drive,
Springvale Botanical Cemetery,
Princes Highway,
Springvale VIC 3171


State Manager
Mr Craig Henderson
(07) 3551 7601


Postal Address
PO Box 23
Kedron Qld 4031

Queensland Garden of Remembrance Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery
Graham Road
Bridgeman Downs Qld 4035


Regional Manager
Mr Jason Daniels
(07) 4721 7501


Postal Address
PO Box 72
Belgian Gardens Qld 4810

Townsville War Cemetery
Evans St
Belgian Gardens.
Qld 4810

South Australia

State Manager
Mr Steve Djuric
(08) 8277 3993
(08) 8374 3543 (Fax)


Postal Address
PO Box 410
Melrose Park SA 5039

Centennial Park War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
760 Goodwood Road
Pasadena SA 5042

Western Australia

State Manager
Ms Peta Alderman
(08) 9386 3807

Postal Address
PO Box 3
Nedlands WA 6909

Perth War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
Smyth Road
Nedlands WA 6009



Regional Manager
Mr Rob Evans
(03) 6228 2124


Postal Address
PO Box 385
Moonah Tas 7009

Cornelian Bay War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
Queens Walk
Hobart Tas 7001

Northern Territory

Adelaide River

Regional Manager

Mr Shane Ploenges
(08) 8976 7053
(08) 8976 7043 (Fax)


Postal Address
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Adelaide River NT 0846

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Overseas offices

Papua New Guinea

OAWG Manager

+ 675 3281536
+ 675 3281293 (Fax)


Postal Address
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery
c/- Australian High Commission
Locked Mail Bag 129
Waigani, NCD
Papua New Guinea


Hellfire Pass Manager
Mr Mick Clarke
+66 034 919 605 (Museum landline)


Postal Address
Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum
PO Box 61
Thailand 71000


Sandakan Memorial Park, Sabah Manager
Mrs Doris Wong
+ 6089 611145
+ 6016 8221616 (Mobile)


Postal Address
PO Box 44
Batu 1 1/2
Jalan Utara 90307
Sandakan, Sabah

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Nominal Roll enquiries

1300 780 133 OR

Commemorative Enquiries

Post-war commemorative enquiries:
Information Officer:
(02) 6289 6517

Australia's war dead commemorative enquiries:
Information Officer:
(02) 6289 6527

Overseas War Cemeteries and Memorials To The Missing

Australian visitors to the Western Front and other cemeteries are advised to contact the Office of Australian War Graves prior to departure in order to obtain details of the location of individual graves or memorials.

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