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Poster - Living in Harmony, Harmony Day, Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, circa 1999 Document Reg. No: SH 990904

Summary:
Poster advertising Harmony Day, issued by the Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, circa 1998-1999. The poster was designed by Balarinji 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 black and white human figures dancing around a stylised tree. One of the figures is holding a red watering can. The ground consists of an aboriginal dot painting design, which extends along the trunk and the branches of the tree, and through the text
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)

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Tagged with: aboriginal depictions, cultural identity, indigenous peoples, multiculturalism, aboriginal art, cultural awareness
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Policy
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed text: the spirit of the people in co-operation/and caring ensure the prosperity of the land/ YOU/ME/aUStralian/living in harmony/Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 1999./Please contact (02) 6264 1111
Issued By: Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, Australia, circa 1999
Artist: Mitchell, Australia, circa 1999

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