'Lest We Forget' badge, alternatively known as a button. The slogan unites the Remembrance Day (11 November) message of 'Lest We Forget' with the Whitlam government's dismissal by Governor-General John Kerr on 11 November in 1975. The Southern Cross motif, traditionally associated with the Eureka Stockade of 1854 and subsequently the Labour movement, has since been appropriated by Australian right wing extremists as a sign of Australian patriotism.

Physical Description

This is a circular blue and white badge with text on the front. The Southern Cross is also depicted at the centre of the badge. The badge has a gold-coloured back with a gold-coloured pin.

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