Unisex white cotton t-shirt with the slogan 'Fair Dinkum Aussie Mate The Wearer Having satisfied the requirements prescribed by the Fair Dinkum Aussie Mateship Act 2006 shall Hereafter be Known to be a True Blue Aussie Mate, no worries'. It was distributed by the website "Values Australia" which satirizes the debates surrounding the 2006 decision to introduce a new citizenship test and discussions since then around "Australian values".

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Size M white cotton t-shirt. Message appears only on the front. At the top, centre is a coat of arms with the motto "Ministry of Mateship". An emu appears on the left, with prison bars with hands gripping the inside bars, diagonally crossed with a red sash. A crown appears above the bars, and to the right is a Red kangaroo lying down, all of this is surrounded by Australian flora.


These t-shirts are representative individuals' efforts to counteract racism and discrimination in Australian society through the setting up of a satirical website "Values Australia" and through selling items with anti-discriminatory messages through the website CafePress. The Values Australia website is a satirical take on the debate over Australian Values which happened towards the end of 2006 when the Australian government introduced a new citizenship test.

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