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Sterling silver cigar case presented to Sir Robert Menzies by the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Australia 1966

Sterling silver cigar case presented to Sir Robert Menzies b...

RG Menzies collection
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Smoking equipment
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1965
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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'An election for half the senate will be held 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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Preamble

Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Battle Hymn of the Republic

Battle Hymn of the Republic

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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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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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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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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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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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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It's Called Medicare

It's Called Medicare

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'At 1515 the House of Representatives withdrew it's confidence in Mr Malcolm Fraser...'

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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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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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Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1999
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Minister For Workplace Invasions and Stalled Business

Minister For Workplace Invasions and Stalled Business

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 '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 'The Dancing Lad'.

Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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2001
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Johnny Decorates for Christmas

Johnny Decorates for Christmas

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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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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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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Delayed - John Howard

Delayed - John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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Cartoon depicting Pauline Hanson as a vicious dog who has just bitten John Howard's hand off

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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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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Warning

Warning

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Phil Somerville
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1999
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Flip a Coin

Flip a Coin

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The lack of optimism at the meeting producing a breakthrough was strengthened shortly before it began...'

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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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Oops - Code of conduct

Oops - Code of conduct

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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Poll eyed Johnny

Poll eyed Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1997
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Job Security

Job Security

Lou Dargham collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Lou Dargham
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1987
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Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Where Pin Heads Dare'.

Cartoon titled 'Where Pin Heads Dare'.

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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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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Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ward O'Neil
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2001
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Cartoon of Joh Bjelke Peterson characterised as an ice berg adjacent to a sinking ship named the 'Liberal Party'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1983
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Evolution

Evolution

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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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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'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 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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Austin Howard

Austin Howard

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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How Economic Rationalism Works

How Economic Rationalism Works

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Strike Fraser Out

Strike Fraser Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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1983
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Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

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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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Collusion? Never!

Collusion? Never!

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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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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Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Russia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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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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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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Howard and the 'Republic' Debate

Howard and the 'Republic' Debate

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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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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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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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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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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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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Loan Service

Loan Service

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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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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Poster styled as a movie advertisement with an image from the movie 'Gallipoli'

Poster styled as a movie advertisement with an image from th...

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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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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Setting up base camp

Setting up base camp

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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Cartoon titled 'Defender of the Realm'.

Cartoon titled 'Defender of the Realm'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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2001
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