Australian Labor Party 'Uranium. Play it safe. Vote ALP' badge, 1977

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Creator Campbell, Judith
Title Australian Labor Party 'Uranium. Play it safe. Vote ALP' badge, 1977
Open Access Status Other
Date 1977
Year available 2015
Contributor Australian Labor Party
Series Political badges, F3338
Type image/tiff
Original Format 1 badge, plastic and metal; 6 cm in diameter.
Source Political badges, F3338, item 8
Language eng
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library
Abstract/Summary The Political badges, F3338 collection consist of 39 badges that relate to issues and groups such as the anti-Vietnam War movement, anti-uranium mining, disarmament and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. The badges were collected by Judith Campbell.
Keyword Campbell, Judith
Badges
Protest movements
Uranium mining
Antinuclear movement
Nuclear disarmament
Antinuclear protests
Australian Labor Party
Elections -- Australia
Political campaigns -- Australia
Additional Notes Circular green badge featuring slogan in yellow text 'Uranium. Play it safe' and in white 'Vote ALP'.

The movement against uranium mining concentrated its resources into electoral strategies to elect the ALP. Between 1975 and 1982, the ALP actively campaigned against uranium mining. The slogan 'Uranium. Play it safe' was used during the 1977 elections.
References:
Branagan, M. (2014). The Australian movement against uranium mining: its rationale and evolution. International Journal of Rural Law and Policy, 1.
Young, Sally. (2013). It's time to discuss slogans. Retrieved from http://electionwatch.edu.au/australia-2013/election-rewind/its-time-discuss-slogans

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