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Advance Australia where? : National Aborigines' Day Friday, July 14, 1972
Bib ID 6534378
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
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Description Sydney : National Aborigines' Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC), 1972 
1 poster : colour ; 51 x 38 cm 
Summary

Poster celebrating first National Aborigines' Day observed on the 14th of July1972, after the Department of Aboriginal Affairs was formed as a major outcome of the 1967 Referendum. The second Sunday in July is associated as a day of remembrance for Aboriginal people and their heritage. Poster features a colour photograph of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy showing people sitting in front of three green tents with Parliament House (now known as Old Parliament House) visible in the background. Image enclosed in an ornate frame on a black background, with titles below. A large blank yellow rectangle is at foot of poster and appears to be intended for the insertion of details about local events.

Notes

Caption title.

Caption at top of poster: "Aboriginal Embassy at Canberra, 1972."

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Subjects National Aborigines' Day Observance Committee (Australia)  |  NAIDOC Week -- Posters.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc -- Posters.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (Australia) issuing body
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