Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer

4

Explore sets

Objects

Image Title and collection What Where Who When
Bob Brown rafting down rapids on the Franklin River.

Bob Brown rafting down rapids on the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter
Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown's life jacket, 1976-1981

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Life jackets
Apply Life jackets filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter

"FRANKLIN RIVER LOG... FRIDAY 27 FEB '76"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Notebooks
Apply Notebooks filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Inflatable yellow rubber raft used by Paul Smith and Bob Brown on the Franklin River in 1976

Inflatable yellow rubber raft used by Paul Smith and Bob Bro...

Paul Smith collection
Apply Paul Smith collection filter
Rafts
Apply Rafts filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Paul E. Smith
Apply Paul E. Smith filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
'Notes by B B, I made these while on the first Franklin trip in 1976'

'Notes by B B, I made these while on the first Franklin trip...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Diaries
Apply Diaries filter
The Pig Trough, Frankin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply The Pig Trough, Frankin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Tapestry - FRANKLIN & LOWER GORDON, TASMANIAS LAST WILDERNESS LET THEM FLOW FREE

Tapestry - FRANKLIN & LOWER GORDON, TASMANIAS LAST WILDERNES...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Embroidered pictures
Apply Embroidered pictures filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
NO DAMS

NO DAMS

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Stickers
Apply Stickers filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
Life jacket

Life jacket

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Life jackets
Apply Life jackets filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
Clear glass jar containing sand and pebbles from Lake Pedder

Clear glass jar containing sand and pebbles from Lake Pedder

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Geological specimens
Apply Geological specimens filter
Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Rally For The Rivers

Rally For The Rivers

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
The Specialty Press
Apply The Specialty Press filter
1981
Apply 1981 filter
A roughly cut cross section of huon pine

A roughly cut cross section of huon pine

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Samples
Apply Samples filter
Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Strahan, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1983
Apply 1983 filter
Poster - 'Mowbray to City Bikeway Rally

Poster - 'Mowbray to City Bikeway Rally"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Launceston, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter
Sample - Huon pine fragment

Sample - Huon pine fragment

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Samples
Apply Samples filter
Great Ravine, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Great Ravine, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Poster titled 'Australia's Nuclear Future'

Poster titled 'Australia's Nuclear Future'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
Apply Benny Zable collection no. 2 filter
Political posters
Apply Political posters filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
I was given this piece of Huon Pine driftwood

I was given this piece of Huon Pine driftwood

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Notes
Apply Notes filter
Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Strahan, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1983
Apply 1983 filter
Protesters and police during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protesters and police during the campaign to save the Frankl...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
Bill poster.  The Age ... Wild Rivers Saved

Bill poster. The Age ... Wild Rivers Saved

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter

"VOTE / FOR THE / FRANKLIN / BECAUSE ONLY YOUR VOTE CAN SAVE...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Political posters
Apply Political posters filter
Rock Island Bend, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Rock Island Bend, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
National South West Coalition
Apply National South West Coalition filter
An article on Dr Bob Brown

An article on Dr Bob Brown

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Documents
Apply Documents filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter

"SOUTH-WEST TASMANIA must by preserved as wilderness park"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Political posters
Apply Political posters filter
South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
Apply South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia filter
South West Tasmania Action Committee
Apply South West Tasmania Action Committee filter
Bob Brown with Police officers.

Bob Brown with Police officers.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
Documents and letters, including an application for variation of bail

Documents and letters, including an application for variatio...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
Apply South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
Poster printed with a photographic image of Rocky Reach, Gordon River, Tasmania, by Spurling, and a quote by Morris Cohen

Poster printed with a photographic image of Rocky Reach, Gor...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Rocky Reach, Gordon River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Rocky Reach, Gordon River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Tasmanian Wilderness Society
Apply Tasmanian Wilderness Society filter

Image Unavailable

Letters to Bob Brown from Jan (Robbo), Tom Riddell, and Sue

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1980
Apply 1980 filter
NO DAMS

NO DAMS

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Stickers
Apply Stickers filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter

Image Unavailable

Island, issue no. 3

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Magazines
Apply Magazines filter
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Launceston, Tasmania, Australia filter
Amanda Starr
Apply Amanda Starr filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter from W G Ross to R Hope Johnstone, 27 October 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Business letters
Apply Business letters filter
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Launceston, Tasmania, Australia filter
W G. Ross
Apply W G. Ross filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
Bob Brown in the back of a van.

Bob Brown in the back of a van.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
People standing by the water during the

People standing by the water during the "Save Franklin River...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter

Image Unavailable

Letter from Mrs K Doherty to R Hope Johnstone, 22 October 1...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Business letters
Apply Business letters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Mrs K Doherty
Apply Mrs K Doherty filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter with a note and postacrd to Dr Brown from Keith Field...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter

Image Unavailable

Minutes from the Launceston Branch - Tasmanian Wilderness So...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Documents
Apply Documents filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter
Bob Brown

Bob Brown

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter

Image Unavailable

Letter to Bob Brown from Paul O'Hara, Department of Economic...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter to the Directors of the Tasmanian Wilderness Society ...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter

Image Unavailable

The Franklin. Not just a river.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Books
Apply Books filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
James McQueen
Apply James McQueen filter

Image Unavailable

Group of letters taken from a manila folder labelled '1977 T...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Newland Cascades, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Newland Cascades, Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Bernice Newland
Apply Bernice Newland filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1979
Apply 1979 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter from R Hope Johnstone to Mr N C Bills, 28 August 1972

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Business letters
Apply Business letters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone
Apply Mr Ralph Hope-Johnstone filter
1972
Apply 1972 filter
CELEBRATION BUSH BALL

CELEBRATION BUSH BALL

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Posters
Apply Posters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Tasmanian Wilderness Society
Apply Tasmanian Wilderness Society filter

Image Unavailable

"RALLY FOR DEMOCRACY"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Event posters
Apply Event posters filter
South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
Apply South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1981
Apply 1981 filter

Image Unavailable

To Bob Brown from Peter Thompson, 15 March 1977

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter

Image Unavailable

Correspodence with Keith Vallance, President,Tasmanian Conse...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Lake Pedder, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1975
Apply 1975 filter
Photograph of Manning Clark

Photograph of Manning Clark

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter

Image Unavailable

Two issues of a state newsletter from the "United Tasmania G...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Newsletters
Apply Newsletters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
United Tasmania Group
Apply United Tasmania Group filter

Image Unavailable

Three letters and one card

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter

Image Unavailable

Letter to Town Clerk, Launceston City Council

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Launceston, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1977
Apply 1977 filter
Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter

Image Unavailable

Card to Dr Brown from Alison Tripp

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Cards
Apply Cards filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Crowd of people.

Crowd of people.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
A man rafting down rapids.

A man rafting down rapids.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1982
Apply 1982 filter
PLAN YOUR

PLAN YOUR "SUMMER FOR THE RIVERS" AN ACTION HANDBOOK

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Booklets
Apply Booklets filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Tasmanian Wilderness Society
Apply Tasmanian Wilderness Society filter
A man rafting down rapids.

A man rafting down rapids.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1976
Apply 1976 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter to Bob Brown from David Johnson, 24 March 1978

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter

Image Unavailable

Letter to Bob Brown from B G Johncock (Department of Social ...

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Letters
Apply Letters filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Senator Bob Brown
Apply Senator Bob Brown filter
1978
Apply 1978 filter
Bob Brown on a boat

Bob Brown on a boat

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Tasmania, Australia
Apply Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Protests during the campaign to save the Franklin River.

Bob Brown collection no. 1
Apply Bob Brown collection no. 1 filter
Photographs
Apply Photographs filter
Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
Apply Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia filter
Peter Lord
Apply Peter Lord filter
Load more objects