Sticker with the slogan 'Open Minds Are Colourblind' produced by Australians Against Racism and Discrimination in Sydney in 2009. The sticker was produced to counteract racism in Australian society, and was sold through the social networking sites of MySpace and Facebook in 2009, and from 2009 at the website The slogan suggests that 'open minds' do not notice colour. Unfortunately, this is one slogan which can work against anti-racism and is an example of well intentioned words and actions not working. To be 'colourblind' is to deny the lived experience of people of colour.

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White sticker on white backing paper. Background is made up of a faded out Australian flag with the Aboriginal flag covering the Union Jack.


These stickers and T-shirts are representative of the group 'Australians Against Racism and Discrimination' efforts to counteract racism and discrimination in Australian society through the social networking site Facebook. Many of the slogans on these stickers and t-shirts were created to counteract racist slogans developed and used recently, especially since the Cronulla riots of 2005. The slogans and imagery on the stickers and t-shirts are also an attempt to counteract the 'hijacking' of the Australian flag and southern cross for nationalist 'Aussie Pride' protests.

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