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Cartoon of a tree with two people next to it

Cartoon of a tree with two people next to it

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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1997
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Cartoon of three figures in patched clothes on a victory dias

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Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Louis Postruzin
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1997
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Fade Away

Fade Away

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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There was movement at the station

There was movement at the station

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Free trade zone

Free trade zone

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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Remember the standards of accountability

Remember the standards of accountability

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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Mark my words...

Mark my words...

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1996
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Things take time to go through the system

Things take time to go through the system

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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I think you've cut something important

I think you've cut something important

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1997
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Computer

Computer

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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Chinese

Chinese

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1997
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Colston

Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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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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One Notion

One Notion

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1996
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Voltaire?

Voltaire?

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Jenny Coopes
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1997
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Downer's Dilemma

Downer's Dilemma

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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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Here is the news

Here is the news

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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Standing Convention on its head

Standing Convention on its head

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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1997
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Cartoon showing a capitalist in a mine shaft and miners playing cards

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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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1997
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How Do You Mean Consultant?

How Do You Mean Consultant?

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mark Cornwall
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1997
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Light on top of the hill

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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1997
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You Have My Word...

You Have My Word...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1988
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Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Plate decorated with pre-Federation coat of arms

Margaret Gibb collection
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England
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Mr George Hodgson
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1885
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Zeiss Motorised Operating Double Microscope used by Earl Owen

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Professor Earl Owen collection
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Microscopes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Earl Owen AO
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1964
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Mal

Mal

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1997
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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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GST

GST

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1988
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Clayton's Aborigines

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Earl Budden
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1997
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Pauline the Ploughperson

Pauline the Ploughperson

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1997
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Chairs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

Cartoon showing John Howard toasting the Queen

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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1997
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Hit and Run

Hit and Run

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1998
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Cartoon depicting two men behind a row of sandbags in a trench

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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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Varnished cedar writing desk, bought expressly for the GPO S...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alex W Norton, Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer and Commission Agent
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1873
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Eut visi enime ad minim

Eut visi enime ad minim

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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1997
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Cartoon of John Hewson sitting on a chair nursing a large fat 'GST' cat

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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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1987
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Cartoon of Paul Keating sitting upside down at the top of the page pointing to an 'ECONOMY' graph

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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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1987
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Republic Now

Republic Now

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1997
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Varnished cedar cabinet in two sections, made for the GPO Sy...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Cabinets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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World Finance

World Finance

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1988
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Cartoon depicting a man dressed in bondage gear

Cartoon depicting a man dressed in bondage gear

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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Ashes tour

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1997
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High Court

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1997
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PM picks unholy war over Wik

PM picks unholy war over Wik

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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1997
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Pol Pot

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1997
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Sounds Familiar

Sounds Familiar

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Mark Lynch
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1997
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Victims

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Earl Budden
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1997
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Steven Moore
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1997
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Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1988
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Cartoon depicting a European convict and an Aboriginal man behind bars

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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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Betty Cuthbert's running machine, which she used to train for the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

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Wally Johnston collection
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Australia
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John Knowland
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1962
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Save now or repent

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1997
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Varnished dark wooden writing desk with sloping top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1874
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Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Plate with image of Nobby's peninsula, Newcastle

Margaret Gibb collection
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Plates
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England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Senator Colston

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1997
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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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If at First You Don't Succeed...

If at First You Don't Succeed...

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1997
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