Exhibition items - documents



George Medal recommendationSister Ellen Savage, Australian Army Nursing Service, was awarded the George Medal for courage during the sinking of the hospital ship Centaur off Stradbroke Island, Queensland, on 13 May 1943.

RC02373



Squander Bug!The Squander Bug was the central symbol in a wartime advertising campaign to encourage people not to waste or misuse scarce resources. Spending money was seen as an act of disloyalty. Australians could fight the Squander Bug by investing their money in the war savings schemes.

RC02345



Squander Bug!The Squander Bug was the central symbol in a wartime advertising campaign to encourage people not to waste or misuse scarce resources. Spending money was seen as an act of disloyalty. Australians could fight the Squander Bug by investing their money in the war savings schemes.

RC02344



Squander Bug!The Squander Bug was the central symbol in a wartime advertising campaign to encourage people not to waste or misuse scarce resources. Spending money was seen as an act of disloyalty. Australians could fight the Squander Bug by investing their money in the war savings schemes.

RC02346



Squander Bug!The Squander Bug was the central symbol in a wartime advertising campaign to encourage people not to waste or misuse scarce resources. Spending money was seen as an act of disloyalty. Australians could fight the Squander Bug by investing their money in the war savings schemes.

RC02347



Instructions for baby gas helmet RC02487