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Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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ABC Bias

ABC Bias

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1998
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White High Gloss Australian history

White High Gloss Australian history

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Raised Status

Raised Status

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1998
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His Master's Voice

His Master's Voice

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1999
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Small fibreglass caricature statuette of John Howard

Small fibreglass caricature statuette of John Howard

Mary Nicholson collection no. 3
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1998
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Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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1955
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Negotiations

Negotiations

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Australia's Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, today ensured himself of a place in history...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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GST - it would never happen

GST - it would never happen

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Jeff Kennett'.

Cartoon titled 'Jeff Kennett'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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United States of America
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Cartoon showing John Howard on a factory floor

Cartoon showing John Howard on a factory floor

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Rogues in the Press Gallery

Rogues in the Press Gallery

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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Things take time to go through the system

Things take time to go through the system

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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Loan Service

Loan Service

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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Kissing babies

Kissing babies

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2001
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Silver cigar box and cigar box case presented to Sir Robert Gordon Menzies by the Citizens of Melbourne in appreciation of his leadership...

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RG Menzies collection
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Cigar boxes
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Thai Nakon
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1966
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The Line of Fire

The Line of Fire

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Cartoon of Liberal Lord Mayor of Brisbane Sally Anne Atkinson welcoming visitors to Brisbane

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Howard Comes Out

Howard Comes Out

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'The Real Howard & Beazley'.

Cartoon titled 'The Real Howard & Beazley'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'John Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'John Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Honest John's core promises

Honest John's core promises

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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North Qld Rebels

North Qld Rebels

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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Fine, But Will Battlers Buy It?

Fine, But Will Battlers Buy It?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1998
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Austin Howard

Austin Howard

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Whether the Senate will now continue sitting is not immediately known...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon depicting US President Nixon's head as an American eagle

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Frank Benier
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1961
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Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Borderline Case'.

Cartoon titled 'Borderline Case'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Steven Moore
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2001
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'Preamble' or 'What's that song that says it all?'

'Preamble' or 'What's that song that says it all?'

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Wilson Tuckey Says'.

Cartoon titled 'Wilson Tuckey Says'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Angie Lyndon
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2001
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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2001
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The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

The Will Of The People Shall Prevail

John Sheppard collection
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Placards
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ted Gabriel
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1980
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Cartoon of Andrew Peacock saying 'I'M GOING TO BE THE CONSCIENCE OF THE LIBERAL PARTY'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Temptation Big Survivor Camp'.

Cartoon titled 'Temptation Big Survivor Camp'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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United States of America
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Why Didn't You Bring Up Human Rights With China?

Why Didn't You Bring Up Human Rights With China?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Doormat

Doormat

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1996
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Cartoon of John Howard saying 'YOU'LL WORK LONGER, GET PAID LESS AND YOU'LL BE MUCH BETTER OFF'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Billy McMahon, driving a motor car in the shape of Australia

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Louis Zmak collection
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Aubrey Collette
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1971
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Scare Campaign

Scare Campaign

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'It is understood that both the deputy opposition leader, Mr Phillip Lynch...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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PM picks unholy war over Wik

PM picks unholy war over Wik

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Two silver sauce or gravy boats presented to Sir Robert Menzies in appreciation by the Kooyong Electorate

Two silver sauce or gravy boats presented to Sir Robert Menz...

RG Menzies collection
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Sauce boats
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England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1954
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A Balanced, Unbiased Report

A Balanced, Unbiased Report

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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'Order of the Blowtorch', awarded to Senator Bronwyn Bishop in 1992

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Bronwyn Bishop collection
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Awards
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Senator Bronwyn Bishop
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1992
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser saying 'MAINTAIN' and Gough Whitlam saying '...THE AGE!!'

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Warren Brown collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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How to Remove Your Black Armband!

How to Remove Your Black Armband!

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'Who's Policy'.

Cartoon titled 'Who's Policy'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Fade Away

Fade Away

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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