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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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Close Shave

Close Shave

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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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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The Faraway

The Faraway

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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Mr Howard reaches out

Mr Howard reaches out

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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The FU Holden Howard

The FU Holden Howard

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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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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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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Divining a site for the NMA

Divining a site for the NMA

Geoff Pryor collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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But Seriously Though!

But Seriously Though!

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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The Treasurer rushes

The Treasurer rushes

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Sean Leahy
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2006
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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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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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Baby's First Preamble

Baby's First Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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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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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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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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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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A Dull, Pure and Enduring Love

A Dull, Pure and Enduring Love

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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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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Colour cartoon titled 'The Party Line'.

Colour cartoon titled 'The Party Line'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2000
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Post election house cleaning

Post election house cleaning

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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Marshmallows

Marshmallows

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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When it comes down to push'n shove

When it comes down to push'n shove

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2002
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Cartoon depicting John Howard and George W Bush in a armoured tank

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Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Afghanistan
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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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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How to Remove Your Black Armband!

How to Remove Your Black Armband!

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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God Bless Us

God Bless Us

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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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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Cartoons
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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Black poly-cotton t-shirt screenprinted with 'MUA Here to Stay', 1998

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Maritime Union of Australia collection
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T-shirts
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Webb Dock, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Maritime Union of Australia
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1998
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Standing Convention on its head

Standing Convention on its head

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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Sir Robert Howard

Sir Robert Howard

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 'Howard Lands on his Feet'.

Cartoon titled 'Howard Lands on his Feet'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2000
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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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Cartoons
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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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Of All The Filthy Lowdown

Of All The Filthy Lowdown

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Due to unprecedented demand

Due to unprecedented demand

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Election in the Air

Election in the Air

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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He's digging us out

He's digging us out

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Letting Slip the Dogs of War...

Letting Slip the Dogs of War...

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Election 1998

Election 1998

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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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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Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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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 titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Cartoon titled 'Hit & Miss'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2001
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None of Your Business

None of Your Business

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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STILL NO WMDs FOUND IN IRAQ

STILL NO WMDs FOUND IN IRAQ

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Iraq
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2000
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Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Cartoon titled 'S.O.S.'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Ralph

Ralph

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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Afghanistan
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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1999
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NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1988
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Iraq
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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ABC Bias

ABC Bias

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1998
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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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