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Poster - They Escape Persecution, Austcare & Refugee Council of Australia, 1991 Document Reg. No: SH 911393

Summary:
Poster with the slogan 'They Escape Persecution, Famine and Torture, then we brand them for Life' issued by the Austcare and Refugee Council of Australia, 1991. Information and publicity poster produced for Refugee Week from the 16-22 June 1991 by AUSTCARE and the Refugee Council of Australia, it was distributed throughout Australia via organisational agencies.
Description:
Stiff white paper, double sided vertical poster. Printed in black type in English only on both sides, with red colour type for some headings and illustrations. Contains map, photos, refugee week and Austcare logos and sponsor logos of companies. Poster folds into an A4 size unit.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Ms Maryanne McCubbin - Museum of Victoria Strategic Collections and Information Management, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 91.50 cm (Height), 30.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, protest movements, publicity material, immigration debates, immigration policies, refugees, political protests, refugee children, mandatory detention of immigrants, public protests
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Inscriptions: On front: They escape persecution, famine and torture, then we brand them for life.
Issued By: Austcare, Australia, 1991
Issued By: Refugee Council of Australia, Australia, 1991
Place & Date Used: Australia, 16 Jun 1991 - 22 Jun 1991

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