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Certificate - Affirmation of Citizenship, Australian Citizenship Affirmation Pack, Department of Immigration, 2003 Document Reg. No: HT 4777 2

Summary:
Certificate which forms part of an Australian Citizenship Affirmation Pack issued by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in 2003 as part of an Australian Government Initiative. The pack 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. It 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:
Single sheet of paper, printed in colour on one side only. The certificate has a blue border and a yellow background colour. The Australian Coat of Arms is placed at the top centre of the certificate and the lines of the affirmation appear directly underneath in red, black and blue print.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.8 cm (Width), 21.0 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, national identity, indigenous peoples, citizenship, nationalism
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: information kits
Inscriptions: 'Australian Citizenship/ AFFIRMATION BY AN AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN/ As an Australian citizen, I affirm my loyalty to Australia and its people whose democratic beliefs I share, whose rights and liberties I respect, and whose laws I uphold and obey'
Issued By: Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2003
Place & Date Issued: Australia, 2003

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