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Forestry spokesman for the Environment and Conservation Organisations, Mr Guy Salmon, with a giant cheque made out to Minginui Sawmills Ltd, during a protest at Parliament, 11 Dec 1979

Reference Number: EP/1979/4353/14-F

Original caption reads: "Forestry spokesman for the Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) Mr Guy Salmon unfurls a symbolic unsigned cheque made out to Minginui Sawmills Limited for $500,000 on the steps of Parliament yesterday. "Conservation organisations have been pressing the Government to extend such a loan so that the Minginui mill could afford to install machinery to process exotic (pine) timber at its Whirinaki State forest site."The cheque, representing a Development Finance Corporation suspensory loan, was presented to the deputy Opposition leader, Mr David Lange, yesterday afternoon as part of a conservation protest at Parliament."The organisations say that a suspensory loan would in effect provide a guarantee to continued employment to the Mingunui village residents." (Evening Post, 12 Dec, 1979). Evening Post photograph. Photographer unidentified.

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1 image, categorised under Cellulose triacetate photonegatives.

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Forestry spokesman for the Environment and Conservation Organisations, Mr Guy Salmon, with a giant cheque made out to Minginui Sawmills Ltd, during a protest at Parliament, Reference Number EP/1979/4353-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative stripCellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Vertical imageSingle negative

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