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- A Place Depicted Canberra, Australia
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Medal - Constitutional Convention, Australia, 1998 Reg. No: NU 42196
Constitutional Convention Medal
Awarded to: Bruce Ruxton
Other Details: This medal was awarded to Bruce Ruxton to commemorate his attendance at the Constitutional Convention in Canberra in 1998. The 1988 Constitutional Convention was instituted by the Howard federal government to consider whether Australia should become a republic and which republic model should be put to voters. The model that was finally suggested was narrowly defeated in a referendum. Bruce Ruxton was long-time head of the Victorian RSL and a vocal conservative.
- Hexagonal medal encased in perspex block.
|Tagged with:||australian constitutional convention 1998, parliament houses|
|Themes this item is part of:||Bruce Ruxton, Victorian President, Returned Service League (RSL) (1926-), Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Obverse Description:||Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia.
Beneath: CONSTITUTIONAL / CONVENTION / 1998 / BRUCE RUXTON
|Reverse Description:||Australian Coat of Arms|
|Inscriptions:||CONSTITUTIONAL / CONVENTION / 1998 / BRUCE RUXTON
Stickers on perspex block: 120 , and, 82517
|Shape:||Hexagonal & loop|
|Place Depicted:||Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia|
|Issued By:||Australia, 1998|
|Awarded To:||Bruce Ruxton, Australia, 1998|
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