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'We, the Undersigned…': Petitions in the National Archives

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Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building

State Library of South Australia

North Terrace

Adelaide, SA 5000

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Exploring the history of activism through petitions in the National Archives collection

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'We, the undersigned' will explore the activism of citizens and residents through petitions submitted to the Australian government, found in the collection of the National Archives.

Petitions discussed range from those related to significant historical movements such as Aboriginal land rights, the Suffragettes and protests against the atomic bomb, to more local concerns such as the closing of post offices or advocacy on behalf of individuals.

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Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building

State Library of South Australia

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Adelaide, SA 5000

Australia

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