The Metropolitan Charities Appeal Association was formed on 3 January 1918 at the instigation of the Ugly Men's Association to avoid 'the necessity for a score or more appeals for charities during the year'. It possibly was disbanded after July 1918.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Metropolitan Charities', The Daily News, 5 January 1918, p. 9, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article81792788; 'Metropolitan Charities Appeal', The West Australian, 26 July 1918, p. 8, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article27484792; Report of the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on the State Children Act Amendment Bill [Document], Date: 19 November 1918.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 5 February 2013, Last modified: 19 February 2013