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Bjelke-Petersen, Johannes, Sir., 1911-2005 English
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Ephemera relating to the presentation of an honorary Doctorate of Laws to Premier Johannes Bjelke Petersen

  • FVF698
  • File
  • 1985

On 10 May 1985 the University of Queensland awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws to Queensland Premier Johannes Bjelke-Petersen. Up to 5000 UQ students, UQ staff, trade unionists and other outraged citizens attended the protest outside Mayne Hall, St Lucia, where the award ceremony was to take place. Although the ceremony proceeded, the Premier did not attend.

Ephemera, [1977-1993]

  • F3385
  • Item
  • [1977-1993]

Three political protest T-shirts relating to the Queensland Council of Civil Liberties 'Right to March' campaigns, Bjelke-Petersen, and John Hewson.

O'Malley, Glen

Judith Clark Papers

  • UQFL609
  • Collection
  • 1970-1992

Flyers, newsletters and internal publications. Includes photographs from the early 1970s and a T-Shirt depicting a caricature of Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen; material from various groups, including Queensland Democracy Support Group, Queensland Civil Liberties Co-ordinating Committee and trade unions calling for action against the Bjelke-Petersen Government during the 1985 SEQEB dispute; material from the Queensland Solidarity Group and Queensland Civil Liberties Co-ordinating Committee relating to Civil liberties and the banning of street marches in Queensland, 1976 to 1992.

Clark, Judith

Letters, 1985

  • F3711
  • Item
  • 1985

6 letters, 1 entrée card, and 1 photograph, relating to the University of Queensland graduation ceremony on 10 May 1985 where then-Queensland Premier Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen was awarded an honorary degree.

Akers, David

Photographs of a demonstration against the awarding of an honorary doctorate of Laws to Queensland Premier Johannes Bjelke Petersen, Mayne Hall, University of Queensland, 1985

  • F3483
  • Item
  • 1985

CD ROM of 16 black and white photographs of a demonstration on 10 May 1985 against the awarding of an honorary doctorate of Laws to Queensland Premier Johannes Bjelke-Petersen.
Up to 5000 UQ students, UQ staff, trade unionists and other outraged citizens attended the protest outside Mayne Hall, St Lucia, where the award ceremony was to take place. Although the ceremony proceeded, the Premier did not attend.

Rutherford, Joanne

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