Booklet titled 'National Economy, National Responsibility: An Appeal by an Australian to his Fellow-Countrymen', by R. J. Hawkes. It was printed by G. Hassell & Son, 104 Currie Street, Adelaide in January 1916 and published with the permission of the State War Council.

The publication makes a case for salary earners to invest their savings to stimulate the local economy for the production of necessities.

Part of the H.V. McKay Archive, which includes legal records, business correspondence, personal writings, agreements & contracts, accounts, obituary, articles, and photographs taken in Australia and abroad. This is part of the broader McKay Sunshine Collection which includes photographs, films, artefacts, trade literature, company publications and oral histories.

State War Councils provided practical assistance, employment support and soldier settlement in each state during and after World War I.

Physical Description

An A5 sized booklet, stapled, with white pages printed in black ink. Cover is olive green coloured and printed in black and red ink. Vertical crease.

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