Contact the Office of Australian War Graves

Last updated: 
14 September 2020

The Office of Australian War Graves is located within the Department of Veterans’ Affairs in Canberra.

Australian offices

Australian Capital Territory

Phone (freecall): 1800 VETERAN (1800 838 372) between the hours of 10-12pm and 2-4pm Monday to Friday.
Facsimile: (02) 6289 4861
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal address: Office of Australian War Graves GPO Box 9998 Brisbane Qld 4001

Australian Depots

The Office of Australian War Graves has a depot in each state and territory.  All care and maintenance activities for commemorations within War Cemeteries, Gardens of Remembrance and more than 2,400 general and civil, cemeteries and crematoriums around Australia are managed from these depots.

New South Wales

Phone: State Manager Mr Geoff Taplin (02) 9746 5565
E-mail:WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 83 Strathfield NSW 2135
Street address:
Sydney War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance,
Memorial Avenue,
Rookwood Necropolis
Rookwood NSW 2135

Victoria

Phone: State Manager Mr Rowan Foster (03) 9547 1991
E-mail:WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 186 Springvale Vic 3171
Street address:
Springvale War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance,
North Drive,
Springvale Botanical Cemetery,
Princes Highway,
Springvale VIC 3171

Queensland

Phone: State Manager Mr Craig Henderson (07) 3551 7601
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 23 Kedron Qld 4031
Street address:
Queensland Garden of Remembrance Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery
Graham Road
Bridgeman Downs Qld 4035

Townsville

Phone: Regional Manager: Mr Jason Daniels (07) 4721 7501
E-mail:WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 72 Belgian Gardens Qld 4810
Street address:
Townsville War Cemetery
Evans St
Belgian Gardens.
Qld 4810

South Australia

Phone: State Manager Mr Steve Djuric (08) 8277 3993
Facsimile: (08) 8374 3543
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 410 Melrose Park SA 5039
Street address:
Centennial Park War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
760 Goodwood Road
Pasadena SA 5042

Western Australia

Phone: State Manager Mr Scott Rogers (08) 9386 3807
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 3 Nedlands WA 6909
Street address:
Perth War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
Smyth Road
Nedlands WA 6009

Tasmania

Hobart

Phone: Regional Manager: Mr Rob Evans (03) 6228 2124
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address: PO Box 385 Moonah Tas 7009
Street address:
Cornelian Bay War Cemetery and Garden of Remembrance
Queens Walk
Hobart Tas 7001

Northern Territory

Adelaide River

Phone: Regional Manager Mr Shane Ploenges (08) 8976 7053
Facsimile: (08) 8976 7043
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address:
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Adelaide River NT 0846

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Papua New Guinea

Phone: Manager Mr Calum Howarth + 675 3281536
Facsimile: : + 675 3281293
E-mail: WarGraves [at] dva.gov.au
Postal Address:
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery
c/- Australian High Commission
Locked Mail Bag 129
Waigani, NCD
Papua New Guinea

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