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Brochure - 'Living in Harmony', Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, 2004 Document Reg. No: HT 4785

Information Brochure titled 'Living in Harmony' issued by the Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in 2004 as part of the 'Living in Harmony' initiative. The focus of the Living in Harmony initiative is Harmony Day, held each year on 21 March since 1999. The day promotes the notion of Australia as a multicultural society, provides an opportunity for commitment to respect and understanding between Australians of all backgrounds and encourages the rejection of racism.

The Living in Harmony initiative also provided a community grants program and a community partnership program. In 2004 the priority target areas were innovative projects aimed at the genuine and important needs of older Australians, Australians living in rural and regional areas, Australian women, with particular emphasis on Muslim women and Indigenous Australians.
Single page brochure, printed on both sides and folded to form six faces. The paper brochure has an orange, blue and white colour scheme that is applied in a variety of combinations for example when orange and white are used as a background, blue is used as the text colour and vice versa. Australian coat of arms at the top .
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Department of Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.9 cm (Width), 21.0 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: folded

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Tagged with: immigration, national identity, racism, multiculturalism, nationalism, indigenous issues
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Government Policy
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: 'AUSTRALIA/ LIVING IN HARMONY/ AN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT INITIATIVE/DIMIA/ YOU, ME, AUSTRALIA/ council for australia/ Why do we have it? The Commonwealth Government's Living in Harmony initiative is designed to promote community harmony and address issues of racism in Australia...'

'For further information on the Living in Harmony initiative: Internet: For information on Community Grants: Ph: 1800 78 2002/ Email: For information on Harmony Day: Ph: 1800 33 1100/ Email:'
Issued By: Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2004
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2004

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