Australian Red Cross, Victoria, Archives
The Australian Red Cross Heritage Collection, comprising both archives and memorabilia, is held across all Red Cross state and territory offices.
The collection includes annual reports, board and other committee minutes for all states and territories, Minutes and other records from Red Cross branches, units and clubs (some dating back to 1914), Red Cross uniforms, badges, posters, quilts, flags, photographs and thousands of other documents and items.
The archival collection was used extensively for research and sourcing photographs for the Centenary history book The Power of Humanity: 100 Years of Australian Red Cross 1914-2014 by Melanie Oppenheimer. It is also used regularly by researchers studying n a wide range of subjects and topics covered by Red Cross as a result of its activities and programs