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Downer's Dilemma

Downer's Dilemma

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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Jack of Cape Grim

Jack of Cape Grim

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Sculptures
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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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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There was movement at the station

There was movement at the station

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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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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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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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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Pauline Hanson, the brunette look

Pauline Hanson, the brunette look

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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Last of the boat people

Last of the boat people

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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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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Camisole

Camisole

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Camisoles
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1900
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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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Wooden wool depth measure, used by professional shearer Colin Davis on Merriville Estate

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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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Venus on computer

Venus on computer

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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Mark my words...

Mark my words...

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1996
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Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

Horses and Cowboy 1997, 1999

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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Keep my seat warm

Keep my seat warm

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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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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Computer

Computer

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Cartoon of three figures in patched clothes on a victory dias

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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pandanus basket

Pandanus basket

Injalak Arts & Craft collection
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Baskets
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Priscilla Badari
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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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Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Mayngu Dhoeri pearlshell headdress made by Sipau Audi Gibuma

Sipau Audi Gibuma Headdress collection
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Headdresses
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Boigu Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sipau Audi Gibuma
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1990
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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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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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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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Colston

Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Framed certificate of the RAILMEC Quality Policy

Framed certificate of the RAILMEC Quality Policy

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Certificates
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Australia
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Australian National Railways Commission
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1997
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One small step for a woman

One small step for a woman

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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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

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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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Containers
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Dangerous hijacker

Dangerous hijacker

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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Those who can't

Those who can't

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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One nation for martians

One nation for martians

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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Free trade zone

Free trade zone

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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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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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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Chinese

Chinese

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Horses and Saddles 1997, 1998

Liesl Rockchild collection
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Bush toys
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Santa Teresa, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calvin Smith
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1997
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One Notion

One Notion

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1996
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Mind the step

Mind the step

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Horses and Cowboy 1997

Horses and Cowboy 1997

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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Awelye

Awelye

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 1
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Carvings
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Lucky Kngwarreye Morton
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1995
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of 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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One nation

One nation

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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1997
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Feminist man-haters

Feminist man-haters

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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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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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Signs
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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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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Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

Nomad brand 'walking' lawn sprinkler

David and Margaret Ride collection
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Sprinklers
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Western Australia, Australia
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Dr David Ride
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1959
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How the ten point plan works

How the ten point plan works

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1997
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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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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1997 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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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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