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National Day of Action for Marriage Equality rally in Brisbane, 13 August 2011, marking the 7th anniversary of the ban on same-sex marriage
APU-66 Brisbane's Voice for Peace Photograph Album
On February 16, 2003, one of Brisbane’s largest mass protests took place when an estimated 100,000 people rallied against a military invasion of Iraq, though police more conservatively assessed only half that number turned out. The State Library of Queensland holds a digital collection of photographs documenting the events of this day which can be viewed online. The photographs were taken by SLQ’s former photographer Reina Irmer.
Bilby [pronounced bill-bee]
From the Yuwaalayaay language of South-West Queensland – meaning ‘Bilby – Rabbit-eared bandicoot’.
International Year of Indigenous Languages visual identity designed by gilimbaa.
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