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Poster - Harmony Day, Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, 2003 Document Reg. No: HT 4787

Summary:
Poster issued by the Department of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in 2003 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.
Description:
Single page, colour poster printed on both sides. The front features a picture of 20 smiling culturally diverse people arranged in the shape of the Australian continent, each wearing a "Harmony day" ribbon, on an ochre coloured background. The poster states "Community harmony is everyone's business." and "Get Involved". On the reverse is descriptive information regarding Harmony Day and how to get a HArmony Day Kit.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Department of Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.0 cm (Width), 29.6 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, national identity, racism, multiculturalism, nationalism, indigenous issues
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Government Policy
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: '21 March Harmony Day/ Community Harmony is everyone's business/ GET INVOLVED/ 1800 33 1100/ Email: harmonyday@immi.gov.au/ www.immi.gov.au/harmony/ Community harmony is everyone's business'
'Harmony Day 2003/ Community harmony is everyone's business/ Harmony Day, on 21 March each year, coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination...'
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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