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Sticker - 'Sorry', Australians Against Racism & Discrimination, 2008 Document Reg. No: HT 23348

Summary:
Sticker with the slogan 'Sorry' 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 apology to the Stolen Generations made by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on February 13, 2008.
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White sticker on white backing paper. Aboriginal flag is on the left hand side and the Australian flag on the right hand side. In the centre is the word "Sorry" in green and yellow. 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, indigenous peoples, nationalism, indigenous issues, stolen generations, stickers
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti-Racism
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed, front, green and red text: "Sorry / 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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