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Badge - Land Rights Before Games, Australia, circa 1982 Object Reg. No: SH 870502

Summary:
'Land Rights before Games' badge, also known as a button, was manufactured by Patricks Badges circa 1982. It supports the indigenous campaign for land rights. The Games referred to are the Commonwealth Games held in Brisbane in 1992.
Description:
Circular badge with a yellow background. It has red and black printed text with an Aboriginal person holding an Aboriginal flag. It has a pin on the back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 60 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: indigenous peoples, land rights, political protests, protest movements
Themes this item is part of: Commonwealth Games Brisbane & Aboriginal Protest, 1982, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Indigenous Rights
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed text obverse: LAND/ RIGHTS/ BEFORE/ GAMES
Manufacturer: Patricks Badges Pty. Ltd., Summer Hill, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1982
Place & Date Used: Australia, 1982

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