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Rocket range menace poster, 31 March 1947

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A black and white poster with a drawing of an Aboriginal man holding a spear and shield. The text of the poster is: Rocket range menance threatens Aboriginal life. Protest meeting. Melbourne Town Hall Monday. Mar. 31st 8pm. Speakers: Dr Chas Duguid, Mrs D. Blackburn. MHR, Mr Bill Onus. Aust. Aborigines League. Chairman: Very Rev. Dr. R. Wilson Macaulay.

The graphic artwork on this poster was intended to mobilise concerned citizens.

Source: Blackburn papers, MS 11749, box 85, State Library of Victoria

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Earlier opposition to weapons testing

Documents - The Warburton Ranges controversy, 1957