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

'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.
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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