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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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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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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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Economic rationalism drapers

Economic rationalism drapers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Humane rabbit trap 'jump-trap' with black rubber-lined jaws

Brian Coman collection
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Rabbit traps
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United States of America
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Dr Brian J. Coman
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1983
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Rednecks

Rednecks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Camel, Rider and Pack Camel

Camel, Rider and Pack Camel

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Wallace
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1997
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Pair of brown cotton stockings

Pair of brown cotton stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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No cheap thriller

No cheap thriller

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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Australia incorporated

Australia incorporated

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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Howard's republic stand

Howard's republic stand

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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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Sale of Telstra

Sale of Telstra

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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1997
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Weight watcher's fees

Weight watcher's fees

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Wik

Wik

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Those who can't

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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1997
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

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Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Part one of a silver belt buckle engraved with kangaroo motifs

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Terence Lane collection
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Belt buckles
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Unknown
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1989
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Discovery of the gambling bug

Discovery of the gambling bug

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Legislate for certainty

Legislate for certainty

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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Right leg of a pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Right leg of a pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Delayed - John Howard

Delayed - John Howard

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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A Nation Says 'Sorry'

A Nation Says 'Sorry'

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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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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One Notion

One Notion

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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Right leg of a pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Right leg of a pair of pink-brown knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Honest John's core promises

Honest John's core promises

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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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Coli...

Colin Davis collection
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Measuring instruments
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Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Colin Davis
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1946
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Those who can't

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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Ms Joan Rosser
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1997
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Horse and Cowboy and Bullocks 1997

Horse and Cowboy and Bullocks 1997

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Titjikala, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Young
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1997
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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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Feminist Insomnia

Feminist Insomnia

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Loan Service

Loan Service

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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The Cave-ins! - Maralinga

The Cave-ins! - Maralinga

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Happy new year

Happy new year

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Geoffrey R. Hook
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1996
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Cartoon of three figures in patched clothes on a victory dias

Cartoon of three figures in patched clothes on a victory dia...

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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1997
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Woman with Altitude

Woman with Altitude

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Ear-biter Bruce

Ear-biter Bruce

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Mistake Creek Massacre by Queenie McKenzie

Mistake Creek Massacre by Queenie McKenzie

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra) collection no.2
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Paintings
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Mistake Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie M. Nakarra
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1997
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Death be in it - Euthanasia

Death be in it - Euthanasia

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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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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One nation green grocer

One nation green grocer

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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White High Gloss Australian history

White High Gloss Australian history

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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Wooden serviette ring set on a pewter stand which is shaped as a gum leaf

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Elizabeth Chess collection
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Serviette rings
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Western Australia, Australia
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1910
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Cartoon of a tree with two people next to it

Cartoon of a tree with two people next to it

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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1997
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Cannibals and Others

Cannibals and Others

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Sorry

Sorry

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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The government serious about unemployment

The government serious about unemployment

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Here is the news

Here is the news

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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Black and white cartoon titled 'Damn feminists'

Black and white cartoon titled 'Damn feminists'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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Quasimodo Colston

Quasimodo Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Ethical behaviour in journalism

Ethical behaviour in journalism

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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Kim rolls over

Kim rolls over

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Gold

Gold

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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1997
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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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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1997
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My friend the chart

My friend the chart

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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Seize the day

Seize the day

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1997
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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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