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BEING AUSTRALIAN's corporate entity is 'BEING AUSTRALIAN PTY LTD', formed
in 1996, two years after the communications and media concept for BEING
AUSTRALIAN was conceived and extensively documented and publicised for
discussion with well-known authorities in Australian government, industry,
arts and media by BEING AUSTRALIAN founding member and principal, Doug
PTY LTD is a privately-held proprietary limited company registered in New
South Wales. ACN 077 264 656. ABN 35 077 264 656
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The following phrases, "Everyone Matters", "Bringing Australians
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Humour and Contemplation About Life in Australia", "Franky,
I'd Rather Be Australian", "Human Being Australian",
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BEING AUSTRALIAN will pursue legal remedy for violations of copyright and trademark infringements regardless
of time, place or form wherein such infringments occur.
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