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The Rod Pickette collection of political posters [picture]
Bib ID 3044575
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Description [ca. 1960-1989] 
120 posters : col. ; various sizes. 
Summary

A collection of posters relating to left wing politics, pressure groups and student protest movements (especially University of Sydney) from the 1960s to 1980s. Subjects include trade unionism, unemployment, work and living standards, peace, women's issues, Aboriginal issues, including Aboriginal land rights, environmental issues such as uranium mining. Political groups include the Communist Party of Australia, Australian Union of Students, Australian Labor Party, Movement Against Uranium Mining, various Aboriginal Land Councils, Kimberley Land Council, Northern Land Council, National Aborigines Week, Friends of the Earth. Printers include Earthworks Poster Collective, Redback Collective, Tin Sheds. Also various posters from other countries including an IRA poster on Long Kesh.

Biography/History

Rod Pickette was a student in the Economics and Politics Depts. at University of Sydney in the 1970s.

Notes

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Pickette, Rod -- Poster collections.  |  Political posters, Australian.  |  Protest movements -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1965- -- Posters.
Other authors/contributors Pickette, Rod  |  Earthworks Posters Collective  |  Tin Sheds Gallery  |  Redback Graphix
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