Australian Defence Force personnel joined thousands of French military personnel marching down the famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris on Thursday, 14 July 2016 to mark French National Day celebrations in France.
Australian Defence Force personnel commemorated the centenaries of the First World War Battles of Fromelles and Pozières, on the Western Front, on 19 and 23 July 2016, with services to honour the service and sacrifice of those Australians who fought there 100 years ago.
On 18 August 2016, the Australian Defence Force participated in various commemorations for the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, including attending the National Service on Anzac Parade and hosting a parade at the home of 6 RAR at Gallipoli Barracks in Brisbane.
Australian Defence Force personnel commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore on 15 February 2017, with services held in Ballarat, Australia and overseas in Singapore. The commemorative events were held in honour of the fallen, the captured, and all who served during the Fall of Singapore.
The Royal Australian Air Force joined the Rushworth RSL, together with fellow ADF members and the Rushworth community, to commemorate local Australian Flying Corps and Royal Australian Air Force heroes on Monday 20 March 2017. Memorials in honour of Air Vice-Marshal Frank McNamara VC CBE CB and Air Marshal Sir George Jones KBE CB DFC, were unveiled by their descendants and the Chief of Air Force in their hometown of Rushworth, Victoria.
The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience provides an immersive and interactive way for Australians to commemorate the First World War and ensuing century of service. This once-in-a-lifetime event is part of the Commonwealth Government's Anzac Centenary national program.