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Badge - Australian Citizenship, Department of Immigration, 2003 Object Reg. No: HT 4688

Summary:
Small, circular metal pin produced to celebrate Australian Citizenship by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in 2003. The logo which appears on the badge was created for the 50th Anniversary of Australian Citizenship celebrations which were held from 26 January 1999 to 26th January 2000.
Description:
Circular gold-effect badge. The pin/ badge has a stylized image of Australia on the exterior surrounded by text around the rim. The pin is attached to a white rectangular, piece of card with blue and red writing which details the significance of pin and the value of Australian Citizenship. All contained in a sealed plastic pocket.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.9 cm (Height), 10.0 cm (Width), 8.7 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, national identity, immigration policies, badges, citizenship, nationalism, indigenous issues
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: 'Australian Citizenship/ A sense of belonging' (on pin)
'Australian Government/ Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs/ Celebrating Australian Citizenship/ Australian citizenship in the centrepiece of our shared values, common purpose and vision for the future./ The Australian Citizenship Logo, representing "My Australia, symbolises a sense of belonging and commitment...'

'Australian Citizenship/ Australian Citizenship is highly valued by Australians. It is about loyalty to Australia and its people, a shared belief in the democratic process...'
Issued By: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2003

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