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History & Culture

Fighting for the Franklin: archive footage

SEVEN YEARS OF campaigning to save the Franklin River from a similar fate to that of Lake Pedder culminated in the 1982 -blockade at Warner’s Landing, in which 1300 people were arrested. Domestic and international focus on the campaign grew as popular celebrities including Sir Yehudi Menuhin, -Barry Humphries, Eartha Kitt, Claudio and Lesley Alcorso,… View Article