AWM J00346

A large room with women sorting supplies.

Volunteers work in a corner of the ballroom of Melbourne's Government House, its entire space given over during the war to storing and packing parcels for the troops. 'Already there are neat stacks of pyjamas, flannel shirts, socks (both knitted and cashmere), and also rolls of material ready to be made up', a newspaper reported before the war was three weeks old. (AWM J00346; Melbourne Argus, 22 August 1914, p. 16)

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