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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Billy McMahon, driving a motor car in the shape of Australia

1989.0036.0016.001

Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Billy McMahon, driving a motor car in the shape of Australia

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Cartoon depicting Prime Minister Billy McMahon, who is driving a motor car in the shape of Australia. He is being followed by a man(?) with a suitcase labelled 'ECONOMY', who is riding in a similar car that has the Australian Wool symbol as wheels. McMahon's car is labelled 'MINERAL BOOM' and the other car 'AGRICULTURE'. McMahon's car is being manipulated by a large man in the background, who has a cigar labelled 'FOREIGN INVESTOR'. Captioned: 'THE NEW MODEL'S GREAT - PRACTICALLY RUNS ITSELF'.

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