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'Wulawarry' freshwater eel tailed catfish and 'Bipupan' file snakes at Murwangi

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Sally Banyard collection
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Bark paintings
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Arafura Swamp, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Garrawun
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1984
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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Retreat from Kirribilli

Retreat from Kirribilli

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1984
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Bark painting 'Ngalkunburriyaymi, The Female Rainbow Serpent' by Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Gunbalanya, about 1989

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Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1984
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Certificate of thanks to Ruby Lee for donating $1 to the Australian Olympic Team, 1984

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Ruby Lee collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1984
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The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

The Royal Family Pop-Up Book

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pop-up books
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Patrick Montague-Smith
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1984
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Colour photograph of Rodney Baker and Kit Hokanson in front of Tasmania's Peace Bus

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Colour photograph of the launch of the Peace Bus, Hobart, October 1984

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Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rodney Baker
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1984
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House's didjeridu

Paul House collection no. 1
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Didjeridus
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Paul House
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1984
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Certificate

Certificate

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Certificate

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Prize certificates
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Nuclear Disarmament Party for the Upper House in Western Australia in the 1984 Federal Elections

Nuclear Disarmament Party for the Upper House in Western Aus...

Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Western Australia, Australia
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Nuclear Disarmament Party of Australia
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1984
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Silkscreen print poster 'Stop the Miss Victoria Quest'

Silkscreen print poster 'Stop the Miss Victoria Quest'

Tanya McIntyre collection
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Posters
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Victoria, Australia
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Tanya McIntyre
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1984
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Certificate

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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Books
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London, England
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Tim Graham
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1984
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Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
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1984
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Competition boomerang made and used by Rob Croll when he made the record of 653 catches without a drop in 1984

Competition boomerang made and used by Rob Croll when he mad...

Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Boomerangs
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Rob Croll
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1984
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1984
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

Ida Ninganga collection
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Paddles
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Ida Ninganga
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1984
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Political cartoon of the Indian Prime Minister Indira Ghandi

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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India
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Ward O'Neil
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1984
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Think globally act locally - Blockade Roxby

Think globally act locally - Blockade Roxby

Peter Jones collection
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Political posters
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Campaign Against Nuclear Energy
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1984
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Cartoon of Norm Gallagher, Victorian State Secretary of the ...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Poster titled Hiroshima Never Again!

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Political posters
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Hiroshima, Japan
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1984
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Amalgamated Metals Foundry and Shipwrights' Union 1984 Bienn...

Austral Bronze collection
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Booklets
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Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amalgamated Metals Foundry and Shipwrights' Union
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1984
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Four page pamphlet entitled SANA Information 2- chemical and...

Scientists Against Nuclear Arms collection
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Pamphlets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Scientists Against Nuclear Arms (Australia)
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1984
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Colour photograph of Tasmanian Peace Wagon launch in October...

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Tasmania, Australia
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Quaker Peace Centre, Hobart
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1984
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Brick made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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A flat wooden board used in the creation of 'knitlock' bricks.

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Poster titled 'What's at Watsonia? Nuclear Threat! Peace Cam...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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Watsonia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1984
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Conical plant-fibre basket

Conical plant-fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Gatji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lubar
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1977
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Colouor photograph of the Peace Wagon in Orford depicting Ro...

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Photographs
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Orford, Tasmania, Australia
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Quaker Peace Centre, Hobart
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1984
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There is no day after

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1984
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'Mimi and Namorodo spirits' - by Bobby Nganjmirra Barrdjaray, from Oenpelli, NT

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Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1984
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Competition boomerang made by Rob Croll, used to create the fast catch record of 25 seconds in 1984

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Boomerangs
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Rob Croll
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1984
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Cartoon of Labor Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bill Hayden, ...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Peace the No.1 Issue

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1984
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Brick made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Print by Robert Wonga

Print by Robert Wonga

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Prints
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Robert Wonga
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1984
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Bark painting depicting Rainbow Lorikeets in a tree

Bark painting depicting Rainbow Lorikeets in a tree

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Norah Bindul
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1984
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Length of two-ply fibre rope from Borroloola canoe

Ida Ninganga collection
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Ropes
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Ida Ninganga
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1984
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Conical plant-fibre basket

Conical plant-fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Djibolbol, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wambalmana
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1984
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Three-quarter size traditional wooden dugout canoe made by Ida Ninganga at Borroloola, Northern Territory

Three-quarter size traditional wooden dugout canoe made by I...

Ida Ninganga collection
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Canoes
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Borroloola, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Ida Ninganga
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1984
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Cartoon of Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke and United States ...

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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United States of America
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Program for Musicians for World Peace concert, Sydney Opera ...

Barbara Joyce Wright collection no. 1
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Music programs
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Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Austr...
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Musicians For World Peace
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1984
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Conidae Conus Spectrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Cockatoo

Cockatoo

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane Dooleygutjimana
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1984
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A flat wooden board used in the creation of 'knitlock' bricks.

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W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Brickmaking equipment
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Painting depicts bardt (dua moiety) the black rock kangaroo in the artist's country known as Yelebuy

Painting depicts bardt (dua moiety) the black rock kangaroo ...

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack K. Kaiwulan
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1984
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Stop yellowcake Bob

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1984
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Decorated stone knife

Decorated stone knife

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Knives
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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucy Wilika
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1984
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One of two pigmented oval wooden tapsticks

One of two pigmented oval wooden tapsticks

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Percussion instruments
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dick S. Mewirri
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1984
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Four photographs - Jim Cairns speaking and Benny Zable in co...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1984
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Roxby Downs Blackade Aug '84 - War Nuclear Leads to Uranium

Roxby Downs Blackade Aug '84 - War Nuclear Leads to Uranium

Peter Jones collection
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Event posters
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Campaign Against Nuclear Energy
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1984
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Note of thanks for sympathy card

Margot Child collection
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Cards
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Mrs Margot Child
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1984
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Painting depicting a buffalo with cross-hatched infill

Painting depicting a buffalo with cross-hatched infill

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Bark paintings
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Harry Marangura
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1984
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Two photographs-Benny Zable, Adelaide Memorial Installation ...

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1984
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Shield

Shield

J Davidson collection no. 1
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1984
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Austral Bronze Stopwork Meeting June 1984

Austral Bronze collection
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Video cassettes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Combined Unions Works Committee (AABC Ltd)
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1984
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