Bob Brown flies over the Franklin River. Photo: Joe Armao
The Gordon River under cloud. Photo: Joe Armao
The Gordon River. Photo: Joe Armao
Gordon River from the air. Photo: Joe Armao
Bob Brown returns to the Gordon river in Tasmania after protests stopped the damming of the Franklin River 30 years ago. Photo: Joe Armao
Bob Brown sits on the edge of the Gordon River. Photo: Joe Armao
Pro-wilderness demonstrators marching through the city of Hobart opposing dams in 1981.
Demonstration at Franklin River Tasmania, 1982.
Bob Brown in the Irenabyss Chasm on the Franklin River, 1980. Photo: Les O'Rouke
Demonstrators line up their rubber rafts across the Gordon River near the proposed Franklin River dam site in 1982. Photo: John Krutop
People protest from small boats on the Franklin River, 1982. Photo: John Krutop
Franklin River protest with canoes and bulldozer, 1983.
Protesters in small inflatable boats on the Franklin River, facing a bulldozer, 1982. Photo: John Krutop
Grandmother protesting against Franklin River dam in 1983. Photo: JOHN KRUTOP
Bob Hawke and wife Hazel on the night of his Election win in 1983.
It was a ground-breaking moment. The election of Bob Hawke's Labor
government 30 years ago today - and Hawke's election-night pledge that
"the dam will not be built".
The Age photographer Joe Armao caught a
seaplane with Bob Brown to take a look at the junction of the Gordon and