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Badge - Australian Olympic Team, Willy the Koala, Olympic Games, Los Angeles, 1984 Reg. No: SH 942319
- This badge was collected and worn by the donor on an Akubra hat at Los Angeles Olympic Games 1984. It is a tradition at the Olympics to swap your own badges for those from other countries and wear them on hats or jackets.
The donor designed uniforms for the Australian team and was awarded equal first for her designs of the Australian Women's Team costumes.
- Metal and enamel souvenir badge of Willy the Koala and Australian flag for 1984 Olympics at Los Angeles. Willy was the mascot for the Australian Olympic Team.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||1.60 cm (Height), 2.80 cm (Width), 2.10 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, olympic games los angeles 1984, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton, levis|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Olympic Games - Los Angeles 1984|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on verso of badge: A.O.F./BRIM AUSTRALIA.|
|Issued By:||Australian Olympic Federation, Australia, 1984|
|Manufacturer:||Brim Badges, Australia, 1984|
|Original Owner:||Prue Acton, 1984-1994|