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Leaflet - 'Menzies By-Election', Australians Against Further Immigration, circa 1991 Reg. No: SH 910819
- Leaflet issued by Dr Rodney Spencer, circa 1991, for the Australians Against Further Immigration Party. It was produced to support their candidate Denis McCormack at the Menzies By-Election, held in early 1991.
Australians Against Further Immigration (AAFI) was an Australian political party who described themselves as "eco-nationalists" and were against positive net immigration. The party was founded in 1989 and registered in 1990 by Rodney and Robyn Spencer, the parents of actor Jesse Spencer, it was deregistered as a political party by the Australian Electoral Commission in December 2005 and ceased to exist in 2008. The AAFI regularly stood candidates at both state and federal level, but never won a seat.
- White paper, printed in black on both sides. The document appears to have been typed and reproduced en masse via photocopier. Quality of copy is not clean and some copy marks are visible throughout.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected, 1991
|Dimensions:||29.70 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, politics, promotional materials, white australia policy, racism, elections, immigration policies, protests, political parties, immigration selection, political ideologies|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Secondary Classification:||Parliamentary Politics|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||Text: MENZIES BY-ELECTION/AUSTRALIANS AGAINST FURTHER IMMIGRATION PARTY/VOTE 1 DENIS McCORMACK.|
|Publisher:||Australians Against Further Immigration, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1991|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1991|