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Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Russia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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The Brutal Honesty of Latham

The Brutal Honesty of Latham

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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The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

The Centenary of Federation National Apology Program!

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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Fade Away

Fade Away

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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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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Defence Secretary Sacked

Defence Secretary Sacked

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'It is understood also that the banks themselves have not made any decision on the government's proposals...'

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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 Faraway

The Faraway

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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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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What'll We Do Without Jeff?

What'll We Do Without Jeff?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Re-regulating the economy', by Bruce Petty, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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2008
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Cartoon depicting two United States Generals around a war strategy table

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Louis Zmak collection
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My Lai, Vietnam
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1971
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Delayed - John Howard

Delayed - John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Australia's Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, today ensured himself of a place in history...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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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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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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A Serve of Lamb

A Serve of Lamb

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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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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Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Cartoon titled 'The Scam'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Bruce Petty
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Illwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Illwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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2001
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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 '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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Liberal Party leaflet for the 1975 federal election: Gough a Bigger Mouth than Jaws!

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 4
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Advertising leaflets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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1975
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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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End of Elections

End of Elections

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Bob Wells
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1996
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Mind the step

Mind the step

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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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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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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Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Alphabet Soup Kitchen

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1998
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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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Howard and the 'Republic' Debate

Howard and the 'Republic' Debate

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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The Spill

The Spill

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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That's as multicultural as I get!

That's as multicultural as I get!

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Stone waller

Stone waller

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1996
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Core or Regular?

Core or Regular?

Political Humour Competition 1998 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 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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Sand Castles

Sand Castles

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Billy McMahon, driving a motor car in the shape of Australia

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Louis Zmak collection
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Aubrey Collette
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1971
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government '1245 Canberra first of two politics, Australia's political deadlock was resolved today...'

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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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Biography of cartoonist Bruce Petty

Biography of cartoonist Bruce Petty

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Biographies
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1976
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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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Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

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 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Cartoon titled 'Kiss My... Baby'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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Cartoon titled '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 '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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You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1988
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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1979
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The Line of Fire

The Line of Fire

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Cartoon 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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Sculpture titled 'The Dismissal - 20th Anniversary', featuring Gough Whitlam, John Kerr and Malcolm Fraser

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John Shakespeare collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1995
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The decisions I have made were made after I was satisfied that Mr Whitlam could not obtain supply...'

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

PM picks unholy war over Wik

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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Cartoon of Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser answering the door to a polster

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Louis Zmak collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Larry Pickering
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1977
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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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Howard's republic stand

Howard's republic stand

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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Hewson reveals his warm caring side

Hewson reveals his warm caring side

Jenny Coopes collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1992
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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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A Softer, Gentler Preamble

A Softer, Gentler Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Worse Off'.

Cartoon titled 'Worse Off'.

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