Online Resources


Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Red Cross donates 100 years of memories to University of Melbourne archives, 10 Novemeber 2014, by Katherine Smith

The Conversation, Humane and intimate, how the Red Cross helped families trace the fates of WW2 soldiers, 11 May 2017, by Fiona Ross

Palais du Conseil Général, the Central Prisoners of War Agency, Geneva, Switzerland, c. 1940, Australian Red Cross Society, National Office collection, Photographs series, University of Melbourne Archives, 2016.0081.00004

UMA Blog

War and Peace: Stories of endeavour from the Australian Red Cross Collection, May 7 2017, by Chelesea Harris

The AIF Malayan Nursing Scholarship, 8 May, 2017, by Professor Twomey

Unexpected journeys through POW records, 10 May, 2017, by Dr Seumas Spark

Historic records are not relics – they are events unfolding, 12 May 2017, by Stella Marr


ABC Radio Sunday Extra, 14 May 2017,


Online Exhibtion:

Digitised Items

Missing, Wounded and Prisoner of War Enquiry Cards can be viewed on the Digitised Items Catalogue, reference number: 2016.0049

Photographs series of Glass Lantern slides can be viewed on the Digitised Items Catalogue, reference numbers: 2016.0081.00001 – 2016.0081.00056

Guide for Care Leavers to Records of Australian Red Cross