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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

Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at w...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Cartoon titled 'The Howard View'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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Options

Options

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Cartoon

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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Let's Go Over That Again

Let's Go Over That Again

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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1998
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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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Cartoons
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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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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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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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Core or Regular?

Core or Regular?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't mention the war'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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You Scratch My Back

You Scratch My Back

Political Humour Competition 1998 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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1988
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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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Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Senate Antics Take Their Toll

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 poised to bite back

Ballot box poised to bite back

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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And the Culprit is... Sydney

And the Culprit is... Sydney

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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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Were you told this wasn't true?!!

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Sorry - The Cave-Ins

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Michael Atchison
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1999
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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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Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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The Idea of Cross-Media Privatisation is Ridiculous

The Idea of Cross-Media Privatisation is Ridiculous

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Workers encouraged to retire later

Workers encouraged to retire later

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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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Borderline Case'.

Cartoon titled 'Borderline Case'.

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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Mr Steven Moore
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2001
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Preamble

Preamble

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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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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Cartoon titled 'Excise'.

Cartoon titled 'Excise'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'The Real Howard & Beazley'.

Cartoon titled 'The Real Howard & Beazley'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr David Messer
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2001
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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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It's Funny How (mirage)

It's Funny How (mirage)

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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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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Howard & Bow

Howard & Bow

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 titled 'Where Pin Heads Dare'.

Cartoon titled 'Where Pin Heads Dare'.

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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Mr Steven Moore
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2001
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A Balanced, Unbiased Report

A Balanced, Unbiased Report

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1998
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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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Minister For Workplace Invasions and Stalled Business

Minister For Workplace Invasions and Stalled Business

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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The Recorded Message

The Recorded Message

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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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

Cartoon titled 'Only Joking'.

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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Mr Peter Nicholson
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2001
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Cartoon depicting John Howard with an angel and a devil on either side of him

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Framed artwork commemorating the inauguration of the Adelaide to Darwin Australasia Railway in January 2004

Framed artwork commemorating the inauguration of the Adelaid...

Adelaide to Darwin Rail Link collection
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Commemorative objects
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Hancock
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2004
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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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Kids overboard?

Kids overboard?

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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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 titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Cartoon titled 'The Dancing Lad'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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2001
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Peace Keeping Force Needed

Peace Keeping Force Needed

Political Humour Competition 1999 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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1999
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Children Overboard

Children Overboard

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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