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Cartoon depicting a middle-aged couple in their kitchen at breakfast time

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Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1972
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Fred & Ginger

Fred & Ginger

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Asylum Seeker'.

Cartoon titled 'Asylum Seeker'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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2000
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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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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser at a microphone saying, 'Ours is A PARTY OF GROWTH...

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Job Security

Job Security

Lou Dargham collection
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Cartoon titled 'Public Opinion'.

Cartoon titled 'Public Opinion'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Dean Alston
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2001
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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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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Poll Shock

Poll Shock

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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Close Shave

Close Shave

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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How the ten point plan works

How the ten point plan works

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Mr Fraser was not in the House at the time...'

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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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Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Postcard featuring a printed photograph

Postcard featuring a printed photograph "BONDI ELECTORATE / ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Frank Farnell
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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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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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Young Johnny Howard at School

Young Johnny Howard at School

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Danny Eastwood
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1999
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Liberal Talent Scout with Pram

Liberal Talent Scout with Pram

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1993
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Cartoon titled 'B.A.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'B.A.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Harry Bruce
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2001
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The Blue Wire

The Blue Wire

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Khaki - The New Beige'.

Cartoon titled 'Khaki - The New Beige'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Constitution

Constitution

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1999
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Howard's Boot Soles

Howard's Boot Soles

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1998
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East Timor

East Timor

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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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'FLASH FLASH FLASH Canberra, The Governor General Sir John Kerr has withdrawn the commission of the Prime Minister...'

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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 showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Cartoon titled 'Press Conference'

Cartoon titled 'Press Conference'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr John Allison
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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

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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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Election pamphlet for Neil Brown

Election pamphlet for Neil Brown

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Hon Neil Brown
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Dangerous hijacker

Dangerous hijacker

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'Howard Chickens Out'.

Cartoon titled 'Howard Chickens Out'.

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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We've got an agreement

We've got an agreement

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Mr Alan Moir
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Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

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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No cheap thriller

No cheap thriller

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'There had also been discussion on whether there was enough time for independent Liberal, Mr John Gorton , to tender his resignation...'

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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Governor General of Australia, John Kerr, has asked for the resignation of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam...'

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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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The Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Malingering

Malingering

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1997
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Liberal Republicanism

Liberal Republicanism

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1996
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The Author of the Preamble Contemplates God's Inclusion

The Author of the Preamble Contemplates God's Inclusion

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

Ample scope to cut $4b deficit

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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Mr Howard reaches out

Mr Howard reaches out

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1997
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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1999
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No

No "Sorry", Prime Minister?

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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Ulysses - East Timor Picnic

Ulysses - East Timor Picnic

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1999
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Miserable Bastard

Miserable Bastard

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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Comic book titled 'The Calamitious Career of Dictator Bob' published by the Communist Party of Australia

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Australia
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Communist Party of Australia
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1951
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Poster styled as a movie advertisement with an image from the movie 'Gallipoli'

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Posters
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Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital...
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1987
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Selling the GST on Food

Selling the GST on Food

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1998
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A Dull, Pure and Enduring Love

A Dull, Pure and Enduring Love

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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Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Neil Matterson
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2001
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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1998
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Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Prime Minister Mr Gough Whitlam, today spent 15 mins with the Governor General, Sir John Kerr...'

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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 of Liberal Premier of Victoria, Sir Rupert Hamer, trussed and hanging on a meat hook

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1981
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