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Badge - Stop Uranium Mining, Australia, 1960s-2000s Object Reg. No: SH 870554

Summary:
'Stop Uranium Mining' badge, alternatively known as a button, supports the long-running campaign to stop uranium mining in Australia. Australia has the world's largest reserves of uranium ore and is the world's second largest producer of uranium. There have been concerns about the environmental impact of uranium mining since the 1960s.
Description:
This is a large badge with a yellow background and a red radioactive symbol with a black skull in its centre. There is black printed text above and bellow the symbol. There is a pin on the back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Re-measured 2.10.08

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Tagged with: anti-nuclear protests, economic geology, nuclear disarmament, peace issues, protest movements, uranium mining
Themes this item is part of: Nuclear Disarmament, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti Nuclear
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed text obverse: STOP URANIUM MINING
Manufacturer: Patrick Bros., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1960s-2000

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