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Postcard - 'Different Past, Shared Future', Refugee Week 23-29 Oct 2005 Image Reg. No: HT 21358

Summary:
Postcard, distributed by Avant Cards, promoting Refugee Week, 23-29 October 2005. This annual celebration auspiced by the Refugee Council of Australia, encompasses a variety of community activities; the theme in 2006 being 'Different Past, Shared Future.' The postcards compliment other ephemera from past Refugee Weeks, demonstrating shifts in emphasis, themes and urgency according to the politics of the day.
Description:
Postcard, white with blue impression of a world globe, over which feature a string of human figures in pink and orange. The text reads: 'Different Past Shared Future. Refugee Week 2005. 23rd-29th October.' On the reverse is printed a series of sponsor logos, a contact web address and the text: 'Refugee Week 2005. 23rd-29th October. Different Past Shared Future. A time for all Victorians to celebrate the immense contribution refugees make to our economic, social and cultural fabric.'
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 151 mm (Height), 101 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, immigration debates, immigration policies, refugees, immigration selection, refugee children
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Text, printed: Different/Past/SHARED/FUTURE/Refugee Week 2005/23rd-29th October.
Format: Postcard: Colour
Publisher: Avant Card, Australia, 2005
Organiser of Event: Refugee Council of Australia, Australia, 2005

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Date of Event: Australia, 23 Oct 2005 - 29 Oct 2005

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