Series Series A - Heart of a Nation

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UQFL667-Series A


Heart of a Nation


  • 1982-1990 (Creation)

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10 folders

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Records of Heart of a Nation, the Gold Coast-based organisation founded and chaired by Bruce Whiteside to oppose Japanese investment and land ownership in Australia. The series includes a diary, correspondence, membership cards, publicity ephemera, material collected by Whiteside as part of his research on foreign investment and land ownership in Australia, and original pages of a petition against foreign ownership of Australian land.

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The series is arranged into five subseries: Diary, Correspondence, Foreign land ownership research, Ephemera, and Petitions.

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Box 1 Folders 1-9. Box 2 Folder 1.

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Created, JR, 8-Mar-2024.




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  • Box: UQFL667 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL667 Box 2