Two Years Gaol – Geoff Mullen 1971
Two Years Gaol – Geoff Mullen
ink on paper
Dimensions (H x W x D)
51 x 38.5 cm
TWO YEARS GAOL / GEOFF MULLEN / TO BE GAOLED FOR / DRAFT RESISTANCE / DEMONSTRATE / MARCH LEAVES / MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY / MARCH 24TH 2.30
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection
Geoffrey Mullen was a high-profile draft resister who, in 1971, was sentenced to a two-year prison term in New South Wales. Mullen became the focus of rallies and other anti-conscription activities across the country, including this protest march held in Melbourne a month after he was sentenced.