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May the Farce Be With You

May the Farce Be With You

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1999
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Postcard featuring a printed photograph

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

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Frank Farnell
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Doormat

Doormat

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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Cartoon titled 'Where Do You Want This?'

Cartoon titled 'Where Do You Want This?'

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

The Blue Wire

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Appropriation bills, which have now been deferred by the Senate three times...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Australia's political deadlock appeared to be unsolved today after a meeting between the country's political leaders...'

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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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HAVE NOMINATIONS FOR GOVERNOR-GENERAL CLOSED YET?

HAVE NOMINATIONS FOR GOVERNOR-GENERAL CLOSED YET?

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

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Why Howard can't retreat

Why Howard can't retreat

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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It's Called Medicare

It's Called Medicare

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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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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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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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 'True Federation'.

Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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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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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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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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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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One Nation

One Nation

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Liberal Party Sell-Off of Australia

Liberal Party Sell-Off of Australia

Peter Milton collection
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Political posters
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fat 'GST' cat

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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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1987
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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1988
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

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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 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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CHOGM CUBE!

CHOGM CUBE!

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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1981
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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Asylum Seeker'.

Cartoon titled 'Asylum Seeker'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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2000
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Options

Options

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Who's Policy'.

Cartoon titled 'Who's Policy'.

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Whether the Senate will now continue sitting is not immediately known...'

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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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And What is That Plan?

And What is That Plan?

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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Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

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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1997
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Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

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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The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

The John Howard Church of Latter Day Saints

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'Spring Racing Fever'.

Cartoon titled 'Spring Racing Fever'.

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The full text of Sir John's statement is as follows; I have given careful consideration to the constitutional crisis...'

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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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Starsign Johnny

Starsign Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Line in the Sand'.

Cartoon titled 'Line in the Sand'.

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 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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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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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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Flip a Coin

Flip a Coin

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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Govt rigs for stormy Senate passage

Govt rigs for stormy Senate passage

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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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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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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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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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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The Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

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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Negotiations

Negotiations

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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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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Downer's Dilemma

Downer's Dilemma

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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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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Aboriginal Curse

Aboriginal Curse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1999
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1992
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'A half senate election 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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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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