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Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1969
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Cartoon of trade unionist John Halfpenny and federal Labor politician John Button

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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The Night-Soil Man

The Night-Soil Man

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoon depicting a man falling asleep in front of the television

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Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1984
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Cartoon depicting two men wearing business suits

Cartoon depicting two men wearing business suits

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Cartoon of federal Labor politician Brian Howe characterised as a carpenter

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Boot Thrown at the Owner of the First Victa

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Explaining democracy

Explaining democracy

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Bruce Petty
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Mr Bruce Petty
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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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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1996
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Cartoon depicting a casting director in a TV studio

Cartoon depicting a casting director in a TV studio

Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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Hysterical Penguins

Hysterical Penguins

Behind the Lines 2008 collection
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Ms Judy Horacek
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Dog of a Year

Dog of a Year

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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 depicting a man standing in front of a doorway

Cartoon depicting a man standing in front of a doorway

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Cartoon depicting a man standing limply, suffering from exhaustion

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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Cartoon depicting a middle-aged couple in their kitchen at breakfast time

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Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1972
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

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Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Cartoon titled 'Foreign Policy'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Jock Alexander
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2001
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Cartoon of Eric Butler, founder of the Australian League of Rights, characterised as a gorilla with his finger on a page captioned 'How To Pick A Jew'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Black and white caricature of Victorian Premier Sir Rupert Hamer, wearing Scottish national costume

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John Rogers collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1983
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Cartoon of Russell Hinze, Queensland Minister for Local Government and Main Roads, and Racing

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Cartoon depicting a tie salesman

Cartoon depicting a tie salesman

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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But Seriously Though!

But Seriously Though!

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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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 Faraway

The Faraway

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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 depicting a man running through tall grass yelling

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1987
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Cartoon depicting a man tying tins together

Cartoon depicting a man tying tins together

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Between traditional and white culture

Between traditional and white culture

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2007
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Cartoon depicting a fat-bellied 'ocker'-type, eating a meat pie and drinking beer

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Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1976
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Cartoon depicting Cedric the Swagman sitting on a rock, reading a book titled 'The Great Bunyip Myth'

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Coloured cartoon titled 'Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde'

Coloured cartoon titled 'Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde'

Judy Horacek collection no. 2
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Ms Judy Horacek
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1991
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Cartoon depicting two swagmen and a dog fleeing down a hill from a charging bull

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Douglas E Tainsh collection
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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Douglas E. Tainsh
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1987
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Cartoon depicting a man with a finger caught in a rabbit trap

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Mr Vane Lindesay
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1978
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Cartoon of Ian McLachlan, President of the National Farmers Federation, dressed as a peasant

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1987
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Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

Cartoon depicting Pope John Paul II

John Rogers collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Rogers
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1986
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Reith - Closet Republican

Reith - Closet Republican

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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 depicting a bushman laughing heartily at a scarecrow wearing a boldly patterned dress

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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1983
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Cartoon depicting two men on a yacht, being given a 'thumbs up' sign by an owl and a cat

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Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1980
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Cartoon depicting a Chinese man standing in front of a group

Cartoon depicting a Chinese man standing in front of a group

Clarrie King collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1972
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Stand alone

Stand alone

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Bruce Petty
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Cartoon depicting a swagman carrying a sack over his shoulder

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoon of Philippines presidential candidate Cory Aquino running alongside a tank being driven by President Ferdinand Marcos

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Philippines
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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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 of Simon Crean, Vice-President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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I make no apology

I make no apology

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2007
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Cartoon depicting a man approaching an outside 'dunny' which is surrouned by blowflies

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Close Shave

Close Shave

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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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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Scientific whaling

Scientific whaling

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Pat Campbell
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2006
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Cartoon of Paul Keating as a bookie

Cartoon of Paul Keating as a bookie

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoon of federal Labor politician Paul Keating in a racing car labelled 'Roads, Building, Car Sales, Retail Sales, and Wool'

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoon depicting a woman answering her front door to a swagman

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Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Cartoon depicting a man building a 'wall' of bottles

Cartoon depicting a man building a 'wall' of bottles

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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Colour caricature, titled 'The Great Milano', of wrestler Mario Milano

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John Rogers collection
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John Rogers
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1975
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Cartoon of federal Labor politician Bill Hayden

Cartoon of federal Labor politician Bill Hayden

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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Brown warrior

Brown warrior

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Mr John Spooner
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2007
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Cartoon of Ian McLachlan, President of the National Farmers Federation, painting a picture of rural hardship

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Scare Campaign

Scare Campaign

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 902

Life. Be in it comic strip featuring Norm, 902

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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The Bali ten & eleven

The Bali ten & eleven

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Matt Golding
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2006
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Cartoon titled 'Automation' depicting Sir Eric Harrison and Sir Robert Menzies

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Sir Eric Harrison collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Norm Mitchell
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1938
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Saint Kevin

Saint Kevin

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Mr Simon Letch
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2007
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Cartoon depicting two bush characters

Cartoon depicting two bush characters

Vane Lindesay collection no. 1
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