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Letter opener inscribed Love to Rae from Mum

Letter opener inscribed Love to Rae from Mum

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Paperknives
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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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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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'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

Bonita Mabo collection
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Eddie K. Mabo
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Print titled Timirrikimaka by Margo Wommatakimi, 1988

Print titled Timirrikimaka by Margo Wommatakimi, 1988

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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margo Wommatakimi
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1988
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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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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Cartoon of a line at the CES (Commonwealth Employment Service) office

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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We Have Survived.

We Have Survived. "PRODUCED AS PART OF THE 'WE HAVE SURVIVED...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Bede Tungatalum
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Wooden paperknife

Wooden paperknife

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Paperknives
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Paperknife

Paperknife

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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London, England
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1876
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Political cartoon of Paul Keating handing over Aboriginal rights, by Ron Tandberg

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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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Engraved print titled 'Native Troopers Dispersing a Camp', by Frank P. Mahoney, 1886

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Engravings
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Frank P. Mahony
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1886
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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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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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Engraved print titled 'Mount Laura, Camperdown', by James Charles Armytage, from book 'Australia' by Edwin Carton Booth, 1876

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London, England
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James C. Armytage
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1876
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'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1980
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Cartoon titled 'Helping hand'

Cartoon titled 'Helping hand'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Mr Jonathon Bentley
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Facsimile of newspaper clipping titled 'Man of the Land', The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April 2000

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Newspaper clippings
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Debra Jopson
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2000
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Engraved print titled 'Supposed Native Tombs', by George Grey, 1841

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London, England
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George Grey
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1841
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The lucky country

The lucky country

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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Cartoon of a person saying 'I CAN'T ACCEPT THOSE CONDITIONS!'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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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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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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Survival 2001

Survival 2001

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Engraved letter opener

Engraved letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Australia offends pacific nations

Australia offends pacific nations

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 'Spin Doctor'

Cartoon titled 'Spin Doctor'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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Kangaroo letter opener with a tortoiseshell blade

Kangaroo letter opener with a tortoiseshell blade

Terence Lane collection
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Paperknives
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Cartoon of John Howard saying 'YOU'LL WORK LONGER, GET PAID LESS AND YOU'LL BE MUCH BETTER OFF'

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Ron Tandberg collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1992
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Poster titled 'Legends: Don't Dream It, Do It!'

Poster titled 'Legends: Don't Dream It, Do It!'

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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The gun debate

The gun debate

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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Latin letter opener

Latin letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Paperknives
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Cartoon titled 'Chinalco seeks to control both supply and demand of Rio Tinto ore'

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Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Political cartoons
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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Bark painting 'Kindaagi the old red plains kangaroo' by Yirawala

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Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Cartoon titled 'Hope'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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Letter opener

Letter opener

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Paperknives
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I make no apology

I make no apology

Behind the Lines 2007 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2007
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Woodchipping in Australia

Woodchipping in Australia

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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1996
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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 'Down the gurgler', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

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

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Ron Tandberg
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2007
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Letter opener

Letter opener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Bark painting of two figures relating to the Maraian ceremony by Billy Yirawala

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Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC regarding selection of David Unaipon on $50 note, 7 December 1995

Letter from Reserve Bank to ATSIC regarding selection of Dav...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Letters
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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1995
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Cartoon titled 'After the GFC'

Cartoon titled 'After the GFC'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Political cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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Bringing Them Home

Bringing Them Home

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Acrylic paintings
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Therese Birch
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Maraian Ceremony Death of Luma Luma by Billy Yirawala

Maraian Ceremony Death of Luma Luma by Billy Yirawala

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Bark paintings
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Billy Yirawala
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Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Clifford B. Robinson
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1993
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Cartoon titled 'Nelson splits', by Ron Tandberg, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Nelson splits', 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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Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

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Reproduction cartoon titled 'Deficit'

Behind the Lines 2009 collection
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Mr Peter Broelman
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2009
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Cartoon titled 'Glen Stevens'

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Edward O'Neill
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Reproduction cartoon titled 'Olympians'

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Mr Alan Moir
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2009
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Vietnamese Village life

Vietnamese Village life

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Reproduction cartoon titled 'Queen Julia'

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Mr David Rowe
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Reproduction cartoon titled 'GFC explained'

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Mr Bruce Petty
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Reproduction cartoon titled 'Don't mention'

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Mr Matt Golding
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Wooden spear

Wooden spear

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Spears
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Cartoon titled 'Indicators'

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Mr Phil Somerville
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Painting of two hand prints surrounded by dots

Painting of two hand prints surrounded by dots

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