File FVF484 - Women's Campaign for Abortion Ephemera

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Women's Campaign for Abortion Ephemera


  • 1979-1981? (Creation)

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1 folder + 1 poster ; 30 cm.

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Women's Campaign for Abortion (1979-1981?).
Objectives - To oppose proposed Queensland legislation to further restrict availability of abortions (1979, 1980). Demands - repeal all abortion laws; free, safe abortion, contraception, and sterilization on demand; no forced sterilization; an end to 'conscience' vote provisions in party policies.
Publicists - Maria Linklater, Debbie Penny, Tracey Smith, Vicki Spiteri.
Notes: Formed by a coalition of women's groups including Children by Choice, Pregnancy Control, A.L.P. Women, Women's Abortion Action Campaign, the Australian Union of Students Women's Department and individuals. Formed a liaison committee with Working Women's Charter Committee to obtain trade union support. The campaign was active in Townsville, Toowoomba, Ipswich and Brisbane.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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