ZA COM MR-AAO-064
Anti-Apartheid, Melbourne : [Part 1]
- 1977-01-01 - 1985-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The Archives and Special Collections at the University of Melbourne holds a small archive covering the period 1977-1985. It contains minutes of meetings, campaign reports and pamphlets.
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This group was formed in 1977 to support political prisoners in South Africa financially and became a member of Community Aid Abroad (Southern Africa) (CAASA) in 1979. Core members of CAASA formed the African National Congress Support Group in 1983. In 1984, as a result of Eddie Funde's request, the group became Anti-Apartheid Group (AAG), then the Anti-Apartheid, Melbourne. It became an organisation that supported the liberation movements directly. The group dissolved in 1985.
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In 1979 the group formally became a constituent of Community Aid Abroad (Southern Africa) . Core members of CAASA came together in 1983 to form the African National Congress Support Group. In 1984, as a result of Eddie Funde's request, the group became Anti-Apartheid Group (AAG) then the Anti-Apartheid, Melbourne (AA-M). It was dissolved in September 1985.