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Postcard - 'Refugee Week', Avant Card, 2004 Document Reg. No: HT 7840

Summary:
Avant Card postcard with the slogan 'Refugee Week 2004, 24-30 October, A Journey of Understanding,,,towards hope and respect'. Refugee Week is Australia's peak annual activity to inform the public about refugees and celebrate positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) works with agencies around Australia to coordinate Refugee Week. The RCOA is the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them.
Description:
Postcard with brown and dark yellow text and an image of three people (two adults and a child) on a dark yellow background, with the outline of a house and fence behind them in white. The back of the card has typed black text.
Statement Of Significance:
This material demonstrates the community response to the hotly debated issues surrounding refugees and mandatory detention in Australia. This material represents a range of community responses to the refugee debate, as well a a variety of community and commercial organisations behind the ephemera.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.10 cm (Height), 10.10 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, immigration debates, immigration policies, refugees, immigration selection, refugee children, asylum seekers, detention centres
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Text: The Refugee Council of Australia Presents.../Refugee Week 2004/24-30 October/A Journey of Understanding/,,,towards hope and respect.
Publisher: Avant Card, Australia, 2004
Organiser of Event: Refugee Council of Australia, Australia, 2004

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Date of Event: Australia, 24 Oct 2004 - 30 Oct 2004

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