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Cartoon of Jeff Kennet, leader of the Liberal Party in the Victorian Parliament

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Cartoon of Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser answering the door to a polster

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Louis Zmak collection
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Mr Larry Pickering
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1977
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Howard's East Timor Exposure

Howard's East Timor Exposure

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1999
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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 5 May 1873

Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 5 May 1873

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1873
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Cartoon titled 'Bah Humbug'.

Cartoon titled 'Bah Humbug'.

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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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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Sir Robert Howard

Sir Robert Howard

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

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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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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Cartoon titled

Cartoon titled "Mr Howard, Is That You?"

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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Seriously Though...

Seriously Though...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Neil Brown's federal election pamphlet 1990

Neil Brown's federal election pamphlet 1990

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Pamphlets
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Hon Neil Brown
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1990
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Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 13 January 1877

Receipt from Tirranna Picnic Race Club, 13 January 1877

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Receipts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1877
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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 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 'Shoes Don't Fit'.

Cartoon titled 'Shoes Don't Fit'.

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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Howard's End

Howard's End

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1998
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MV Tampa life jacket

MV Tampa life jacket

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Life jackets
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Letter and memo to Mrs Scates from Ian Smith

Robert Scates collection
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Letters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hon Ian W. Smith
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1972
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Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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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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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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Super Sweetener

Super Sweetener

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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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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1988
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It's Oscar time again...

It's Oscar time again...

Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Election pamphlet for Neil Brown

Election pamphlet for Neil Brown

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Pamphlets
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Hon Neil Brown
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And What is That Plan?

And What is That Plan?

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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I'll wind for Health Funds

I'll wind for Health Funds

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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1998
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Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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2001
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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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Downer's Dilemma

Downer's Dilemma

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1997
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Starsign Johnny

Starsign Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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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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Cartoon titled 'Aged Care Accreditation'.

Cartoon titled 'Aged Care Accreditation'.

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Spokesman said the election would be financed from the Treasurer's account...'

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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 titled 'Excise'.

Cartoon titled 'Excise'.

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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Job Security

Job Security

Lou Dargham collection
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Pronorsquare, In a move unprecedented in Australia's 75 year history as a Federation...'

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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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THEN TO THE CRASHING TUNE OF THE '1812 OVERTURE', THE IRON DUKE GALLOPS UP ON HIS WHITE CHARGER!

THEN TO THE CRASHING TUNE OF THE '1812 OVERTURE', THE IRON D...

Geoff Hook collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1972
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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The President of the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Mr Bob Hawke tonight predicted...

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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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1950s Man Needs an Update

1950s Man Needs an Update

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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How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic in 1975

How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic i...

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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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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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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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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Government of Inflation

Government of Inflation

John Beagle collection
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Handbills
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Sydney-Apollo Printing Pty Ltd
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1972
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WHAT'S HE TRYING TO DO - START AN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION?

WHAT'S HE TRYING TO DO - START AN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION?

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1992
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Native title

Native title

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1997
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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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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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The Idea of Cross-Media Privatisation is Ridiculous

The Idea of Cross-Media Privatisation is Ridiculous

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr John Butcher
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1998
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Evolution

Evolution

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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Cartoon of John Howard holding a bucket of tar in one hand and a bag of feathers in the other

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John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1992
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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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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1981
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There was movement at the station

There was movement at the station

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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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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A Woman From the Australia on the Telly

A Woman From the Australia on the Telly

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Target 2010'.

Cartoon titled 'Target 2010'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr David Pope
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2001
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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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Remember the standards of accountability

Remember the standards of accountability

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Federal labor party caucus today unanimously agreed on a half senate election on December 13...'

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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 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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