Australian Nursing Federation 'Proud to be a nurse' badge
From the Collection of Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation Level 1 535 Elizabeth St Melbourne Victoria
- Circular blue, green and white plastic badge. Silver metal, plastic-coated, with safety pin fastener adhered to back.
Badge printed with 'Proud to be a NURSE' and the ANF [Australian Nursing Federation] logo.
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- Button distributed to and worn by Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) members. The ANF has been campaigning for greater professional recognition of nurses since its inception as the Victorian Trained Nurses’ Association in 1901. The front cover of the July 2006 issue of the Victorian Branch newsletter 'On the Record' features a nurse wearing a sticker with a similar design as this badge, suggesting it was manufactured and distributed around this time.
- 11 Apr 2019 at 2:03PM