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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1988
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Remember the standards of accountability

Remember the standards of accountability

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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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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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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Cartoons
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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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Poll Shock

Poll Shock

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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PIX magazine 30 May 1953 Coronation Souvenir

PIX magazine 30 May 1953 Coronation Souvenir

Marion Butcher collection
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Fish and chips

Fish and chips

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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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries enclosing a photograph of the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Letters
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Program for the opening of Australia's Parliament House, on the 9th of May 1988

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1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Programs
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Donald F. McMichael
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1988
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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Souvenir drinking glass - Coronation 1953

Souvenir drinking glass - Coronation 1953

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative glassware
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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The Australian Women's Weekly presents History in the Making. Australia: Election 1975

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Magazine inserts
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Australian Women's Weekly
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1975
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Howard sets the states to rights

Howard sets the states to rights

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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1996
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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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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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Sunday Telegraph Coronation supplement 31 May 1953

Sunday Telegraph Coronation supplement 31 May 1953

Marion Butcher collection
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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MUA

MUA

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Tax Cuts

Tax Cuts

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy figures
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Cartoons
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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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The School Paper,  A Royal Welcome

The School Paper, A Royal Welcome

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir beaker celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir 'Loving Cup' - Royal Golden Wedding Anniversary 1947-1997

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative cups
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Souvenir plate - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubiliee, 1952-1977

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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'Royal Carriage London & Pet Dingoes' by Alexander Nganjmirra, 2002

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Alexander Nganjmirra collection
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Drawings
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Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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Alexander Nganjmirra
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2002
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Setting up base camp

Setting up base camp

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Small, Medium or Fun Size?

Small, Medium or Fun Size?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1998
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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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'A Toast to New Millenium, to the Federation and to the successful taking of land', Gordon Syron, 2000

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Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Oil paintings
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2000
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Here's Johnny

Here's Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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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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Woman - Coronation Souvenir Issue, 1953

Woman - Coronation Souvenir Issue, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Label for an exact replica set of the original jewellery presented to Queen Elizabeth the 2nd when she visited Australia in 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Labels
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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 New Right loses after 10 year war on awards

New Right loses after 10 year war on awards

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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1996
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Neither Mr Fraser, nor Mr Gorton (Lind Vic) voted in the vital division...'

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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 'True Federation'.

Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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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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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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Souvenir white china saucer (or plate) commemorating the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Saucers
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Cartoon shows John Howard with a cricket bat standing in a row boat

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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 'Tampa'.

Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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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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Opening of Australia's Parliament House on the 9th of May 1988.

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1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Pamphlets
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Dr Donald F. McMichael
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1988
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YES , MA'AM - THERE'S NO LONGER ANY NEED FOR A POLITICIAN TO LIVE IN POVERTY

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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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1988
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Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative badges
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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We've got an agreement

We've got an agreement

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Souvenir Book of Coronation Pageantry

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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England
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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1953
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Cartoon of Paul Keating and John Hewson wrestling in the mud

Cartoon of Paul Keating and John Hewson wrestling in the mud

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1992
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 1954

Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 195...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

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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Opening of Parliament by Her Majesty The Queen in the Legislative Council Chamber, Adelaide, on Tuesday 23 March 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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The FU Holden Howard

The FU Holden Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1998
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Australia offends pacific nations

Australia offends pacific nations

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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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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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Queen Elizabeth II scrapbook

Queen Elizabeth II scrapbook

Marion Butcher collection
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Scrapbooks
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Marion Butcher
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Printed advertising leaflet with photograph of Shetland pony Topsy and trainer Tom Dennis, post 1958

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1958
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