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T-Shirt - 'Australia Full of Racists', 2009 Object Reg. No: HT 23848

Unisex beige organic cotton t-shirt with an outline map of Australia on the front and the words "full" and "of racists". This t-shirt was sold on the website CafePress. It uses the white map of Australia, a common icon used to promote the 'White Australia' policy of the early 20th century, to undercut the racist message. The slogan is a play on the commonly used racist imagery of the outline map of Australia with "Full!" in the centre which was used following the 2005 Cronulla riots.
Size M beige organic cotton t-shirt with an outline map of Australia on the front. In the centre of the map is the word "full" in bold type and below this in red type "of racists".
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 809 mm (Height), 915 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: racism, politicians, nationalism, values
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti-Racism
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: "Full / of racists"
Distributor:, United States of America, 2009
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2009

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