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Franklin River, 1983
The proposed damming of the Franklin River in Tasmania led to one of the largest environmental protests in Australian history. Click on the images below for photos, videos and more information. Suitable for years 3 to 6.
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How much do you know about the Franklin River? Check out the Kids learning space pages above, then see how many answers you can get right!
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What arguments were used by supporters and opponents of the plan to dam the Franklin River? Pay close attention to the Kids learning space pages above, then see how many answers you can get right!