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Medal - SBS Radio Souvenir, Australia, 2000 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42190

2000 (AD)
SBS Radio Souvenir Medal, 25 years.
Other Details: SBS Radio Souvenir medal, minted in 2000. SBS Radio was set up in 1975 by the Commonwealth Government to promote the launch of Medibank, broadcasting in a number of languages, in Sydney and Melbourne. Its charter is to "provide multilingual and multicultural radio and television services that inform, educate and entertain all Australians and, in doing so, reflect Australia's multicultural society". SBS Radio broadcasts in 68 languages and is networked from Sydney and Melbourne and broadcasts to Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Perth, Wollongong, Newcastle, the Hunter Valley and Young. SBS is also known as the Special Broadcasting Service.
SBS Radio marking 25 years of broadcasting in 2000. Round silver coloured metal medal in blue presentation box.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria, 2002
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 6.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: immigration, languages, multiculturalism, radios
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: communications
DateEra: 2000 AD
Obverse Description: 25 YEARS Around, celebrating cultural and linguistic diversity / 2000
Reverse Description: SBS logo /radio . Around, the many voices of One Australia / the many voices of One Australia
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: 25 YEARS. Around, celebrating cultural and linguistic diversity / 2000
SBS logo /radio . Around, the many voices of One Australia / the many voices of One Australia
Shape: round
Material: White Metal
Issued By: SBS Radio, Australia

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