Historical information

n 1923, Melbourne’s Lord Mayor Sir John Swanson, worked to establish the Lord Mayor’s Fund for Metropolitan Hospitals and Charities with the vision of organising and co-coordinating charitable giving in Melbourne. Tens of millions of dollars has been fundraised and granted to charities and public hospitals since 1923.


The early settlers in Moorabbin Shire generously supported local charities

Physical description

Metal Pin

Inscriptions & markings

Lord Mayors Fund - Annual Hospital Appeal