National anthem poll

Radio announcements publicising the national anthem public opinion poll

Title: National anthem poll
Subtitle: Radio announcements publicising the national anthem public opinion poll
Date: 1974
Keywords: symbols, national anthems, anthems, patriotic songs, music, ceremonies
Record creator: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Central office
Reference: AA1974/619, 1298088

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[MUSIC: Opening bars of Waltzing Matilda]

Narrator: That’s a little of one of the three tunes being considered as our new National Anthem. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been asked to find out which tune you would prefer. They’re conducting a poll so the government can make a decision. Their household survey people will be calling at a large cross-section of dwellings throughout Australia for your choice.

[MUSIC: Closing bars of Waltzing Matilda]

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[MUSIC: Opening bars of Advance Australia Fair]

Narrator: That’s a little of one of the three tunes being considered as our new national anthem. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been asked to find out which tune you would prefer. They’re conducting a poll so the government can make a decision. Their household survey people will be calling at a large cross-section of dwellings throughout Australia for your choice.

[MUSIC: Closing bars of Advance Australia Fair]

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[MUSIC: Opening bars of Song of Australia]

Narrator: That’s a little of one of the three tunes being considered as our new National Anthem. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been asked to find out which tune you would prefer. They’re conducting a poll so the government can make a decision. Their household survey people will be calling at a large cross-section of dwellings throughout Australia for your choice.

[MUSIC: Closing bars of Song of Australia]

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