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Poster - Australian Citizenship, Department of Citizenship & Multicultural Affairs, 2004 Document Reg. No: HT 4932

Summary:
Colour Pledge Poster which has the text of the Australian Citizenship pledge. It was issued by The Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Canberra in 2004. It 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:
'Australian citizenship pledge' poster, featuring a full-colour collage of Australian states' flora and fauna, with the text of the citizenship pledge at the centre.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Department of Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, 2004
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: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Australian Citizenship Pledge / From this time forward, under God, / I pledge my loyalty to Australia and its people, / whose democratic beliefs I share, / whose rights and liberties I respect, and / whose laws I will uphold and obey. / *A person may choose to make the Pledge with or without the words "under God"
Issued By: Department of Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Canberra, Australia, 2004
Place & Date Used: Australia, 2004

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