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Badge - No Room for Racism, 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 970005

Summary:
Badge with the slogan 'No Room for Racism' made in 1996. This badge was used to publicise the Anti Racism rally held in the Treasury Gardens on the 8th December 1996. This significant event was part of an organised national response to the Pauline Hanson debate. The badge represents the fragility of racial tolerance in this country and assist in the documentation of the 'post Hanson maiden speech to Parliament' political and social climate.
Description:
Circular button, metal with plastic covered front and metal pin slotted through the holes in back disc. Orange background with black printed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Kathie Muir, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.30 cm (Width), 5.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: protest movements, political rallies, anti-nazi protests
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Inscriptions: Text: No/room/for/racism.
Date Made: 1996
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1996

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