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Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth

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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Malingering

Malingering

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1997
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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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Sorry

Sorry

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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Kissing babies

Kissing babies

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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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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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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How Do You Mean Consultant?

How Do You Mean Consultant?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1997
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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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Keep my seat warm

Keep my seat warm

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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Cartoon titled 'Defender of the Realm'.

Cartoon titled 'Defender of the Realm'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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2001
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Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Cartoon depicting various contemporary events

Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1981
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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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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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Constitution

Constitution

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1999
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Victorian Upper House rejected annual Budgets on two occasions...'

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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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Ralph

Ralph

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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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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Meg and Pete

Meg and Pete

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 Road to the Republic and Back

The Road to the Republic and Back

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ward O'Neil
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1999
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Howick

Howick

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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Echoes of the Greiner campaign

Echoes of the Greiner campaign

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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Ballot Box Targets

Ballot Box Targets

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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1998
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Cartoon of Liberal Lord Mayor of Brisbane Sally Anne Atkinson welcoming visitors to Brisbane

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Selling the GST on Food

Selling the GST on Food

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1998
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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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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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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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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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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser and John Howard standing in the doorway of a shopfront called 'HONEST JOHN'S THE INFLATION FIGHTERS!!'

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'I should be surprised if the law officers expressed the view that there is no reserve power in the Governor-General to dismiss a ministry...'

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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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Poster styled as a movie advertisement with an image from the movie 'Gallipoli'

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General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Posters
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Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital...
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Palestine Liberation Organisation
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1987
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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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Poll Shock

Poll Shock

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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Howard Comes Out

Howard Comes Out

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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 Woman From the Australia on the Telly

A Woman From the Australia on the Telly

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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Gospel According to John Howard

Gospel According to John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'Public Opinion'.

Cartoon titled 'Public Opinion'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Dean Alston
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2001
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Cartoon of Neville Wran being bound to a post with an electrical cord by Malcolm Fraser and John Howard

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1982
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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 '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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Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Cartoon of Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1979
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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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Poll eyed Johnny

Poll eyed Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Howard's East Timor Exposure

Howard's East Timor Exposure

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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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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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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1950s Man Needs an Update

1950s Man Needs an Update

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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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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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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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Cartoon shows John Howard with a cricket bat standing in a row boat

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Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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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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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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Sand Castles

Sand Castles

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Howard's Boot Soles

Howard's Boot Soles

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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End of Elections

End of Elections

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Bob Wells
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1996
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I'll wind for Health Funds

I'll wind for Health Funds

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'When Johnny Goes Marching Off'.

Cartoon titled 'When Johnny Goes Marching Off'.

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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Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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