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Carved pearlshell pendant that resembles a dhari headdress with a morning star in the middle

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Tony Shibasaki collection
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Pendants
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mr William A. Shibasaki
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2001
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National Museum of Australia - next train 2001

National Museum of Australia - next train 2001

Ian Sharpe 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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1994
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Pair of running shoes

Pair of running shoes

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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Nike
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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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Slip cover for a case for an Order of Australia

Slip cover for a case for an Order of Australia

Nova Peris collection
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Covers
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Nova Peris
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Marqua, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cheryl-Lee Coumbe
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1998
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Watering cattle

Watering cattle

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Matthew Morton
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Hollingworth G.G.Gag'.

Cartoon titled 'Hollingworth G.G.Gag'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Porta Loo Diplomacy'.

Cartoon titled 'Porta Loo Diplomacy'.

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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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Yambah, Northern Territory, Australia
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Stacey Gorey
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Target 2010'.

Cartoon titled 'Target 2010'.

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 Pope
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2001
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Official Torchbearer Uniform, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, worn by Nova's daughter Jessica

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports shirts
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Bonds
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Artist's No.4 paintbrush

Artist's No.4 paintbrush

Tiwi Arts Network collection
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Paintbrushes
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India
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2001
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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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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Cartoon titled 'Somewhere in Majorca'.

Cartoon titled 'Somewhere in Majorca'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Majorca, Spain
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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Nova Peris' 400m gold medal from the 2001 Australian National Championships (Athletics)

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports medals
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Nova Peris
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2001
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Sydney Olympic relay torch signed by Muhammad Ali, 2000

Sydney Olympic relay torch signed by Muhammad Ali, 2000

Nova Peris collection
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Sports ephemera
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Nova Peris
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Cartoon titled 'Don't Grate Me'.

Cartoon titled 'Don't Grate Me'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Angie Lyndon
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2001
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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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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Commemorative coins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Australian flag recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center, New York, after September 11, 2001

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World Trade Center Australian Flag collection
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Australian flags
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New York, United States of America
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New York Police Department
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2001
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Feeding the cooks

Feeding the cooks

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Nutwood Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rebecca Dunbar
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1998
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If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrnyula Mununggurr

Marrynyula Mununggurr collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrnyula Mununggurr
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2000
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Woven spinifex and raffia bird 'kalaya'

Woven spinifex and raffia bird 'kalaya'

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 5
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Sculptures
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2001
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Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Commemorative coins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Cartoon titled 'The Emergency Demonstration'

Cartoon titled 'The Emergency Demonstration'

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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Cartoon titled 'A Contemporary Education'.

Cartoon titled 'A Contemporary Education'.

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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Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Cartoon titled 'Lifesavers' Dilemma'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2001
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Riding Gypsy mustering cattle

Riding Gypsy mustering cattle

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jessica Martin
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Model Aeroplane Industry'.

Cartoon titled 'Model Aeroplane Industry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Russia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Baskets
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Dorothy Short
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2001
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Our story is in the land...

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Bill Neidjie collection
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T-shirts
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Djabulukgu Association Inc
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2001
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Official Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games Gold Medal Winner Pin.

Official Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games Gold Medal Winner Pin.

Nova Peris collection
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Lapel pins
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Nova Peris
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Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in a case

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Nova Peris collection
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Commemorative coins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Cab charge voucher dated 3rd October 2000

Cab charge voucher dated 3rd October 2000

Nova Peris collection
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Vouchers
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Nova Peris
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2000
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It's here - The Olympic Torch Arrives in Australia

It's here - The Olympic Torch Arrives in Australia

Nova Peris collection
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T-shirts
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Bonds
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Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

Cartoon titled 'The Census'.

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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Ward O'Neil
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2001
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Osama. You See...

Osama. You See...

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Robert Martin
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Hijack!'.

Cartoon titled 'Hijack!'.

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 Pope
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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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Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

Cartoon titled 'Qantas: Gov't Acts'.

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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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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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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Using the Toyota to knock over a wild bull, chase it, tie up and brand it if too wild then shoot it

Using the Toyota to knock over a wild bull, chase it, tie up...

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Alcoota, Northern Territory, Australia
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Phillippa J. Nott
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Throw Him A Banana'.

Cartoon titled 'Throw Him A Banana'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Ms Angie Lyndon
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Simon Says'.

Cartoon titled 'Simon Says'.

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 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

Cartoon titled 'Refuse to be Drawn'.

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 'Leadership/Election'.

Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Pair of running shoes

Pair of running shoes

Nova Peris collection
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Sports footwear
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Nova Peris
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Trucking cattle

Trucking cattle

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Drawings
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Terry Martin
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Federal Government Initiatives'.

Cartoon titled 'Federal Government Initiatives'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 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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2000
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Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

Cartoon titled 'Olympic Flame'.

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 Geoffrey R. Hook
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Boatpeople'.

Cartoon titled 'Boatpeople'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Nauru
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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2001
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Case cover for Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Covers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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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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Official Torchbearer uniform shirt, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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