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Badge protesting against the construction of hydro-electric dams in the South-West of Tasmania by the Hydro Electric Commission (HEC).
The Franklin Dam or Gordon-below-Franklin Dam project was a proposed dam on the Gordon River in Tasmania, Australia, that was never constructed. The movement that eventually led to the project's cancellation became one of the most significant environmental campaigns in Australian history. The campaign ran from 1978 to 1983. Made by Patrick Brothers, circa 1979 - 1986
Part of a collection of buttons assembled by donor while active in left wing politics at University of Melbourne 1979 - 86.

Physical Description

Circular button with black background. Green triangle with black text inside and text around rim at bottom in green. Fastening pin welded to back.

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