Collection UQFL399 - Ron Leeks Political posters

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Ron Leeks Political posters


  • 1970-1986. (Creation)

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245 posters.

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Biographical history

Ron Leeks has been active in many political and social causes, particularly the Campaign Against Nuclear Power and the House of Freedom Christian Community. He began working for the Rockhampton Family Emergency Accommodation Program as a Housing Referral Worker in the late 1980s.

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Collection previously titled as: Political posters, 1970-1986
Collection alternatively titled as: Ron Leeks Collection.

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A collection of 245 political posters. Themes and causes represented include: world peace, anti-uranium mining, Aboriginal land rights/sacred sites, protection of the environment, disarmament (including many 'Hiroshima Day' posters), Greenpeace, FOE (Friends of the Earth), MAUM (Movement Against Uranium Mining), and the alignment of women's groups and churches with these causes. Also present are posters calling for attention to youth and disabled housing, Timorese refugees, prisoners of conscience, and women's rights.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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