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'Nice Day at the Beach' cartoon by John Tiedemann, 2005

This cartoon by John Tiedemann offers commentary on the Cronulla race riots of 2005. A man is lying on his beach towel wearing Australia-flag shorts and a Santa Claus hat. Surrounding him are various weapons including an axe, pistol, sword, hand grenade and brass knuckles. This cartoon first appeared in the Daily Telegraph ...

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'Two Australians' cartoon by John Spooner, 2005

This cartoon by John Spooner offers commentary on the Cronulla race riots of 2005. It is separated into two parts: on the left, under the heading 'Two Australians', a policeman protects a Lebanese man and holds off an unseen aggressor with capsicum spray; on the right, under the heading 'One Alien', a blond surfer with ...

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'Welcome to democracy' cartoon by Dean Alston, 2006

This is a monochrome cartoon by Dean Alston commenting on the Australian Government's intervention in the 2006 Dili riots. Australian military forces and Timorese villagers appear in the background with a burning village behind them. It shows a local East Timorese man in the foreground saying, '... POLITICIANS BECAME ARROGANT, ...

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'Explaining democracy' cartoon by Bruce Petty, 2006

This is a colour cartoon by Bruce Petty commenting on the Australian Government's intervention into the East Timorese riots of 2006. It shows foreign affairs minister Alexander Downer leading a massive combined military force, heading towards representatives from East Timor, Solomon Islands, Iraq, Afghanistan, Fiji, Papua ...

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'The battlefield - Red Hill', 1854

This is a watercolour, pen and ink sketch by Charles Alphonse Doudiet. It depicts a panoramic view of Red Hill in Ballarat, looking out from Post Office Hill, during the height of the Victorian gold rush in 1854. In the image Red Hill is a small township of makeshift huts and tents formed around the gold diggings in eastern ...

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'Eureka riot 17th October', 1854

This is a watercolour, pen and ink sketch by Charles Alphonse Doudiet that depicts some of the thousands of goldminers who gathered and subsequently rioted at Bentley's Eureka Hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, on 17 October 1854. A small line of soldiers is in the foreground outnumbered by a huge crowd of protesting miners. ...

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A Melbourne street during the 1923 police strike

This is a black-and-white photograph of Collins Street in Melbourne during a strike by metropolitan police in November 1923. Many ornate buildings are barricaded with timber to a height of over 2 metres. Few people are walking along the street, but several men wearing long coats and hats are standing in front of the barricades. ...

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Walking through a Minefield, 1999: Uranium blockade

This clip shows antimining protesters planning to block the road to the Jabiluka Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory, Australia. The police arrive and hold discussions with the protesters. The sun rises, the protesters chant, trespass notices are issued and a worker tries to open a gate to get through the blockade. The ...

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Walking through a Minefield, 1999: The right to protest

This clip shows Australians, in a variety of settings, being interviewed about activism. A woman speaks of becoming blasé about being arrested for her involvement in protests. Another woman talks about her concerns that being arrested as a protester could affect her future employment and travel plans. A woman and a man ...

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'Great public meeting of loyalists', 1887

This sepia composite image shows a set of six illustration panels superimposed over an enlarged detail of the final panel. The illustrations depict a huge public meeting held in Sydney on 15 June 1887 to affirm New South Wales's loyalty to the Crown, and the melee between republicans and loyalists that took place at the ...

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'Proud to be unAustralian' cartoon by Fiona Katauskas, 2005

This cartoon by Fiona Katauskas offers commentary on race riots that occurred in Cronulla, Sydney, in 2005. It shows two women walking past an angry mob, which includes people holding Australian flags and wearing patriotic clothes. One member of the mob has his stomach painted with the words 'Lebs out'. One of the women ...