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Information Pack - Australian Citizenship, Department of Citizenship & Multicultural Affairs, 2003 Document Reg. No: HT 4776

Summary:
'Australian Citizenship' information and promotional kit issued by The Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Canberra in 2003. The kit emphasises the need for Australian citizens to have a shared vision and commitment to the future of Australia, and highlights the common values and aspirations of Australian citizens. This kit represents the continued desire to encourage migrants to take out citizenship as well as a new trend towards affirmation - existing citizens reaffirming their national allegiances.
Description:
Full colour cardboard folder featuring image of group of people (as they appeared on the promotional TV advertisement) and entitled 'Australian Citizenship...'. The folder contains fifteen parts in total and includes: Two blue balloons inscribed 'Australian citizenship;
Full colour poster (replicates front of folder); Fold out step by step colour guide to obtaining citizenship; Introductory letter from the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Gary Hardgrave; 4 full colour 'Fact Sheets'; Kit order form; Event registration form; Full colour 28 page booklet 'what it Means to be an Australian Citizen'; Full colour poster 'Australian Citizenship Pledge', featuring the pledge and illustrated with Australian native animals; Badge on a card, inscribed 'Australian citizenship. A sense of belonging' and a stylised map of Australia; Envelope entitled 'Australian Citizenship Affirmation' containing: 2 pledge cards, 1 pledge bookmark, 1 affirmation ceremonies guidelines pamphlet, and a full colour poster 'Australians All Let Us Rejoice'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, 2003
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: immigration, national identity, immigration policies, citizenship, nationalism
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: information kits
Issued By: Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Canberra, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2003

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