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World War 2 Referendum Button - Vote Yes August 19

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Description: World War 2 Referendum Button - Vote Yes August 19

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Condition: Very Good

Comments: World War 2 Referendum Button - Vote Yes August 19 complete with pin on back. 22mm in size.

The referendum on 19 August 1944 related to the campaign on the questions of post-war reconstruction and democratic rights. It outlines Dr H. V. Evatt's assurances regarding safeguards for Western Australia, the benefits of decentralisation of industry to the state, and the importance of gold mining rehabilitation, as well as the switch in support towards the referendum between 1942 and 1944 by the leaders of Anti-Labor parties "after big business interests declared them against additional Commonwealth powers for post-war reconstruction.
 

  • Model: AM07489


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