Springbok Tour / State of Emergency

Joh Bjelke-Petersen's hard-line conservatism attracted national attention in July 1971 when he declared a "state of emergency" in Queensland to control demonstrations against a South African Springbok rugby union tour.

Sport, Race and Politics (1971 Springbok Protests) - a video produced by ToadShow for the Taking To The Streets exhibition in the Brisbane Town Hall presented by the Museum of Brisbane in 2006.