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Reith Loses Out

Reith Loses Out

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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1998
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The Blue Wire

The Blue Wire

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1998
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Young Johnny Howard at School

Young Johnny Howard at School

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Danny Eastwood
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'The River Bed', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Cartoon titled 'The River Bed', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2008
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GST - it would never happen

GST - it would never happen

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1999
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Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Just like a lamb to the slaughter

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

Cartoon titled 'Rough End of the Pineapple'.

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 'Howard Lands on his Feet'.

Cartoon titled 'Howard Lands on his Feet'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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2000
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Kissing babies

Kissing babies

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Matt Golding
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1996
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Here's Johnny

Here's Johnny

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Oops - Code of conduct

Oops - Code of conduct

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

Malingering

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1997
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Cartoon titled

Cartoon titled "Mr Howard, Is That You?"

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Harry Bruce
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2001
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Poll Shock

Poll Shock

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Andrew Weldon
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1997
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Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Senate Antics Take Their Toll

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Lions' letter opener

Lions' letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Cartoon titled 'Tampa'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Mr Greg Smith
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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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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 'Yeah, But You Should See the Poker Machine'.

Cartoon titled 'Yeah, But You Should See the Poker Machine'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwell
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2001
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Vote for Neil Brown...He cares for Your Family

Vote for Neil Brown...He cares for Your Family

Hon Neil Brown collection
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How to vote cards
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Hon Neil Brown
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Cartoon depicting Pauline Hanson as a vicious dog who has just bitten John Howard's hand off

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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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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Cartoon titled 'Down the gurgler', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Down the gurgler', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2007
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I Spy for the FBI

I Spy for the FBI

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Mr Steven Moore
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1999
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Ralph

Ralph

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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It's Oscar time again...

It's Oscar time again...

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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High Five

High Five

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1999
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Sorry

Sorry

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1997
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Ballot Box Targets

Ballot Box Targets

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Sturt Krygsman
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1998
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Cartoon of John Hewson as a Jack-In-The-Box scaring Bob Hawke

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1991
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'FLASH FLASH FLASH Canberra, The Governor General Sir John Kerr has withdrawn the commission of the Prime Minister...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon of Malcolm Fraser at a microphone saying, 'Ours is A PARTY OF GROWTH...

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Patrick Cook collection
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Mr Patrick Cook
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Sterling silver cigar case presented to Sir Robert Menzies by the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Australia 1966

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RG Menzies collection
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Smoking equipment
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London, England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1965
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Cartoon of John Howard holding a bucket of tar in one hand and a bag of feathers in the other

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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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Export Fraser not Uranium

Export Fraser not Uranium

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Young Labor
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1983
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'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

Bonita Mabo collection
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Paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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Hairy Legs

Hairy Legs

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The lack of optimism at the meeting producing a breakthrough was strengthened shortly before it began...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon titled 'Wilson Tuckey Says'.

Cartoon titled 'Wilson Tuckey Says'.

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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Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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1998
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Howard's Boot Soles

Howard's Boot Soles

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1998
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Loan Service

Loan Service

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1997
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Keep my seat warm

Keep my seat warm

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1997
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Aboriginal people in custody

Aboriginal people in custody

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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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 'Stan Howard'.

Cartoon titled 'Stan Howard'.

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 depicting John Howard with an angel and a devil on either side of him

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Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Comic book titled 'The Calamitious Career of Dictator Bob' published by the Communist Party of Australia

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Comic books
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Australia
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Communist Party of Australia
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1951
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Paper knife

Paper knife

Bothwell Museum collection
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Paperknives
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England, United Kingdom
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Nestles
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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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We've got an agreement

We've got an agreement

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Opposition leader stayed nearly half an hour before heading back to Parliament House...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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What'll We Do Without Jeff?

What'll We Do Without Jeff?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Cathy Wilcox
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1999
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EPNS boomerang-shaped letter opener, made about 1913

EPNS boomerang-shaped letter opener, made about 1913

Terence Lane collection
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Paperknives
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1913
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Banks

Banks

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Rod Emmerson
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1997
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Cartoon of Paul Keating and John Hewson wrestling in the mud

Cartoon of Paul Keating and John Hewson wrestling in the mud

Ward O'Neill collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1992
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A Woman From the Australia on the Telly

A Woman From the Australia on the Telly

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Heinrich Hinze
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1998
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