Newsletter - 'White Australia News', No.12, National Action, circa 1988 Document Reg. No: HT 8520

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Leaflet

Grey photocopied newsletter titled 'White Australia News, no.12, 'Fitzgerald Immigration Enquiry A Fraud'.

Published by National Action, a right-wing organization that promoted, amongst other things, a return to a White Australia policy, and was particularly against immigration from Asia. This issue slams the 1988 Fitzgerald Inquiry as encouraging the 'Asianization' of Australia (although the tenure of the recommendations was actually about a shift from humanitarian to skills-based migration selection). Undated, but would be about 1988 when the Fitzgerald Report was released.
Description:
Grey two-sided photocopied sheet with black type, entitled: 'White Australia News. No.12. Fitzgerald Immigration Enquiry A Fraud'. Includes cartoon with Chinese man holding an outline of Australia and Bob Hawke with caption 'the handover is almost complete'. Reverse includes list of National Action state branches.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Ms Helen Sartinas - Museum Victoria Immigration Museum, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 29.70 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: australian citizenship act, discrimination, immigration, immigration debates, immigration policies, multiculturalism, racial discrimination act, racism, refugees, white australia policy, cultural stereotypes, making history - white australia
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Title text: 'White Australia News / No.12 / FITZGERALD IMMIGRATION INQUIRY A FRAUD.' Extensive text follows.
Publisher: National Action, Australia, 1988-1989

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