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Badge - Women & Men Equal Partners in Unions, Australia, 1990 Object Reg. No: SH 901301

Summary:
Badge, alternatively known as a button, sponsored by Australian trade unions espousing an equality message. Made by Patrick Brothers, Melbourne, in 1990 the message emphasises the equal role which can and should be played by women and men in the Union movement.
Description:
This is a round badge printed in the colours of red, orange, yellow and black. The lower third of the badge is in red/orange with black lines and semi-circles. The upper two-thirds are in yellow/black. The women's symbol is at the centre of the badge in black. It has a metal clasp on the back.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC)
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 55 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: gender roles, trade unions, work
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Industrial Relations
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed front: WOMEN AND MEN/ Equal Partners in Unions
Manufacturer: Patrick Bros., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1990
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990-1991

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