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Media Releases

Series Title
Media Releases
The University of Melbourne Archives
Date Range
1951 - 2005
Australian Red Cross (1914 - )

Red Cross Archives series reference: NO15 Comprises media releases from the Public Affairs Department of the Australian Red Cross National Headquarters as well as the Victorian Division Red Cross. These pertain to Australian Red Cross activities in Australia and overseas relating to projects, appeals for funds and volunteers as well as how the Red Cross will respond to specific natural and humanitarian disasters through the distribution of funds, supplies and expertise. These function as a circulation on current activities, information and disclosure of funds. Media Releases (previously known as Press Releases or 'News Flash') were administered by the National Office, Public Affairs Department (1991-2000), and later National Communications Department (2001 - present). See also: Series (2016.0063) 'Press Clippings' series which is a chronological record of Australian Red Cross citations within the Australian Press. This includes both reports published by the Red Cross as well as discussions of their activities. Researchers should note that under the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 protections govern he use of the Red Cross emblem. For further information see Archives staff.

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