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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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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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Evolution

Evolution

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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1999
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Election in the Air

Election in the Air

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1987
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Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

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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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Cartoon titled 'Hijack!'.

Cartoon titled 'Hijack!'.

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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr David Pope
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2001
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A Dull, Pure and Enduring Love

A Dull, Pure and Enduring Love

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1998
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How Economic Rationalism Works

How Economic Rationalism Works

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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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Honest John's core promises

Honest John's core promises

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 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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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1983
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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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THEN TO THE CRASHING TUNE OF THE '1812 OVERTURE', THE IRON DUKE GALLOPS UP ON HIS WHITE CHARGER!

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Geoff Hook collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1972
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century England

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Warren Brown collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Warren Brown
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1992
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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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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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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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2001
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Pocket Politics No.6, 1954

Pocket Politics No.6, 1954

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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1954
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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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Oops - Code of conduct

Oops - Code of conduct

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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Opposition leader stayed nearly half an hour before heading back to Parliament House...'

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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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Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

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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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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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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And the Culprit is... Sydney

And the Culprit is... Sydney

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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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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Ralph

Ralph

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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 'Stan Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'Stan Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Cactus Island
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2001
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I'll be a different Prime Minister in many ways...by the millennium

I'll be a different Prime Minister in many ways...by the mil...

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

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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A Serve of Lamb

A Serve of Lamb

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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1986
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Arrogant Jeff

Arrogant Jeff

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1997
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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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United States of America
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Frank Benier
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1961
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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 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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'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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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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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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How to Vote Liberal in Menzies...Get in front again. Vote Liberal

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Hon Neil Brown collection
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How to vote cards
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The President of the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Council of Trade Unions, Mr Bob Hawke tonight predicted...

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

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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Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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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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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 'The Federal labor party caucus today unanimously agreed on a half senate election on December 13...'

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

Fish and chips

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1996
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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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Cartoon titled 'Target 2010'.

Cartoon titled 'Target 2010'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr David Pope
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2001
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Seriously Though...

Seriously Though...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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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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Ballot box poised to bite back

Ballot box poised to bite back

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1997
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