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About us

Relief in times of crisis and care when it's needed most. Learn more about Red Cross.

What we stand for

Australian Red Cross is building a better society based on people helping people.

In times of war, the Red Cross emblem means 'don't shoot'.

Protect the emblem

We need your help to protect the emblems that protect lives.

Red Cross staff talking to militia about the laws of war

The International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement

We're part of a worldwide Movement

Red Cross staff talking to soldiers about the laws of war

Fundamental Principles

In all activities our volunteers, members and staff are guided by the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

How we help

To meet increasing humanitarian needs in the years approaching 2020, we have set six strategic goals reflecting our vision and purpose.

Our people

Governance and management of Australian Red Cross.

Kids collecting donations for the Australian Red Cross.

History and heritage

View a timeline of Australian Red Cross and find out about our heritage collection.

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Career opportunities to suit people of varying skill levels and experience.

Red Cross staff chatting with refugees

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