Alternative Name(s): Button

The Australian Union of Students (AUS) was formed in December 1970 as the successor to the National Union of Australian University Students (NUAUS) as a representative body and lobby group for Australian University and College of Advanced Education students. It collapsed in 1984 and was succeeded by the National Union of Students in 1987. Badge made by Patrick Bros., Melbourne and used circa 1981-1984. Part of collection of buttons assembled by donor while active in left-wing politics at University of Melbourne 1979 - 86.

Physical Description

Circular button, coloured redwith white writing around rim and thin white outline, inside which is the slogan. Fastening pin welded to back.

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