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Sticker - 'Proud To Be An Aussie Who Wasn't At The Cronulla Riots', Australians Against Racism and Discrimination, 2008 Document Reg. No: HT 23343

Summary:
Sticker with the slogan 'Proud To Be An Aussie Who Wasn't At The Cronulla Riots' produced by Australians Against Racism and Discrimination in Sydney in 2008. The sticker was produced to counteract racism in Australian society, and was sold through the social networking sites of MySpace and Facebook in 2008 and 2009, and from 2009 at the website ozstickers.com. The slogan refers to the Cronulla riots which occurred in December 2005.
Description:
White sticker on white backing paper. Brown/ red & yellow surf lifesaving flag on the left hand side. Next to this in blue is "Proud to be an Aussie"; underneath in orange "Who" and then brown/ red larger type "Wasn't", below this in dark blue "at the Cronulla riots". Beneath this in red "myspace.com/ozstickers".
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 54 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: national identity, racism, nationalism, stickers
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti-Racism
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed, front, blue ink: "Proud to be an Aussie"; underneath in orange "Who" and then brown/ red larger type "Wasn't", below this in dark blue "at the Cronulla riots". Beneath this in red "myspace.com/ozstickers".
Issued By: Australians Against Racism & Discrimination, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2008
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2008
References: http://ozstraya.com/aard/Home.html
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=33035913111&;ref=ts&nctrct=1239600787945
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/facebook-under-fire-for-racist-rants/2008/12/12/1228585086888.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/ugly-side-of-facebook-call-for-action/2008/12/15/1229189500951.html?page=fullpage
http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/web/facebook-turns-a-blind-eye-to-racist-rants/2009/05/07/1241289297544.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1

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