Poster - Harmony Day, Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, circa 1998-1999 Document Reg. No: SH 990907

Summary:
Poster advertising Harmony Day, issued by the Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, circa 1998-1999. The poster was designed by Fergus and features the tagline 'YOU ME aUStralian'. Harmony Day is a government initiative to promote community harmony and reduce racism and intolerance.
Description:
Rectangular glossy paper poster, with a printed design on the front and blank on the back. The design consists of a group of people of various races standing together to form a map of Australia, along with several native animals. The background consists of a red earth landscape and a blue sky.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs Multicultural Affairs Branch, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 59.00 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 42.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: cultural identity, immigration debates, immigration policies, multiculturalism, immigration ethnic affairs, cultural awareness
Themes this item is part of: Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Policy
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed text: YOU/ME/AUSTRALIAN/LiViNG iN HARMONY/ Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs/1998. Please contact (02) 6264 1111
Issued By: Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, Australia, 1998-1999
Artist: Fergus, Australia, 1998-1999

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