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Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Cartoon titled 'Circus Clowns'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Cartoon titled 'Vote People'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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Adult's neck ornament 'katawza'

Adult's neck ornament 'katawza'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Where Do You Want This?'

Cartoon titled 'Where Do You Want This?'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr John Allison
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2001
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Engraver made from a small bone attached to a wooden handle

Engraver made from a small bone attached to a wooden handle

Robert Karyuka collection
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Engraving tools
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Robert Karyuka
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1994
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Order of Australia medal

Order of Australia medal

Nova Peris collection
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Nova Peris
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Cartoon titled 'When I'm Sixty Four'.

Cartoon titled 'When I'm Sixty Four'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Paul Newman
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2001
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Rachael feeding the chooks

Rachael feeding the chooks

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Mount Denison, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rachael Martin
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1998
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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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Case for Nova Peris' 200m gold medal from the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Presentation cases
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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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Nutwood Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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William Dunbar
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1998
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Victory Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jake Morton
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1998
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Cartoon titled 'Khaki - The New Beige'.

Cartoon titled 'Khaki - The New Beige'.

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

Cartoon titled 'Mir Re-entry'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Russia
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Mr Greg Smith
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'John Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'John Howard'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Cartoon titled 'The Queue Jumper'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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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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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Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Cartoon titled 'Australia's Goodwill Games'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Sean Leahy
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Cartoon titled 'On The Beach'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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2001
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Order of Australia insignia in a presentation case with slip cover

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Nova Peris collection
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Nova Peris
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Cartoon titled 'Poverty'.

Cartoon titled 'Poverty'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Bah Humbug'.

Cartoon titled 'Bah Humbug'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Vincent 'Vince' O'Farrell
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2001
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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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Nova with Sydney 2000 Olympic torch in front of Uluru

Nova with Sydney 2000 Olympic torch in front of Uluru

Nova Peris collection
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Photographs
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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Order of Australia Lapel Badge

Order of Australia Lapel Badge

Nova Peris collection
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Nova Peris
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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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Order of Australia Bow and miniature medal with bow

Order of Australia Bow and miniature medal with bow

Nova Peris collection
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Nova Peris
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Johnny Mullagh Trophy, Prime Minister's XI v ATSIC Chairman's XI, 2001-2002

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Awards
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Manuka Oval, Griffith, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Aust...
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Johnny Mullagh
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Kim

Cartoon titled 'Kim "Policies..."'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr John Allison
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Cartoon titled 'True Federation'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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 'UnAustralian'

Cartoon titled 'UnAustralian'

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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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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Sports shirts
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Bonds
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Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Cartoon titled 'No Need To Panic'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Green and brown cap, with an INTERFET badge on the front

Green and brown cap, with an INTERFET badge on the front

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Caps
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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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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Autographed poster titled 'Survival 2001 - A Celebration of Indigenous Culture and a Tribute to Charlie Perkins'

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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2001
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Nats Farm

Nats Farm

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Swinging Voter'.

Cartoon titled 'Swinging Voter'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Paul Newman
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Age Before Beauty'.

Cartoon titled 'Age Before Beauty'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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2001
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My swing on the riverbank

My swing on the riverbank

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Idracowra, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michelle Murphy
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1998
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Untitled drawing

Untitled drawing

Alice Springs School of the Air collection
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Marqua, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cheryl-Lee Coumbe
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1998
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Shell and abrus seed necklace

Shell and abrus seed necklace

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Necklaces
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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2001
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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Artworks
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Cartoon titled 'Extradition Orders'.

Cartoon titled 'Extradition Orders'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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2001
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'Whadda You Lot Celebratin Now?...', in relation to the centenary of the Federation of Australia in 2001

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Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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 'Temptation Big Survivor Camp'.

Cartoon titled 'Temptation Big Survivor Camp'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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United States of America
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Joanne Applegate
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Asylum Seeker'.

Cartoon titled 'Asylum Seeker'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr David Pope
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2000
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Cartoon titled 'One Nation Head Count'.

Cartoon titled 'One Nation Head Count'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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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 'White Lies'.

Cartoon titled 'White Lies'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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2001
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Cartoon titled 'Secret Men's Business'.

Cartoon titled 'Secret Men's Business'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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Seed pod rattle

Seed pod rattle

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Rattles
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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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Nova Peris' Official Australian Ceremonial Tracksuit trousers from Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

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Nova Peris collection
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Sports clothing
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United States of America
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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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Order of Australia miniature medal with Bow

Order of Australia miniature medal with Bow

Nova Peris collection
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Medals
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Nova Peris
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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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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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Johnny Warren's identification card for the Second FIFA Asian Coaching School, Kuala Lumpur, 1972

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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1972
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