• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001185

Australian Red Cross Royal Charter, Rules of the Society

  • Repository The University of Melbourne Archives
  • Reference 2016.0052
  • Date Range 1923 - 2005
  • Description

    [Red Cross Archives series reference: NO7] Comprises documents relating to the establishment of the Australian Red Cross by Royal Charter, granting the rights, powers and the terms of reference of the society. This series comprises additions and amendments to the Royal Charter (1928) and Supplemental Charter (1999), as well as correspondence regarding it history in being recognised as a separate body from the British Red Cross (2016.0052.00001). This series also contains records relating to governance the Rules of the Australian Red Cross Society, as well as comprising regulations, by-laws, rules, objectives and management of branches within the Divisions of New South Wales, Victorian, Tasmanian, Northern Territory, Western Australian, Capital Territory, Queensland, and South Australia as well as regulations of the Papua New Guinea Division (2016.0052.0028) which was previously attached to the Queensland Division. Further records relating to Papua New Guinea – Division Records (2016.0060). Documents have been artificially arranged by the Red Cross – National Office and ordered chronologically. Published resources relating to the Royal Charter and the Rules of the Australian Red Cross Society: http://www.redcross.org.au/files/Royal_Charter_Consolidated_and_Fourth_Supplemental_Charter.pdf http://www.redcross.org.au/files/ARC_RULES.pdf Researchers should note that under the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 protections govern the use of the Red Cross emblem. For further information see Archives staff.

  • Quantity 2 units 0.34 m
  • Access Open

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  • Primary Creator
    • Australian Red Cross (1914 - )