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Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Cartoons 2010

Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Cartoons is a celebration of the best Australian political cartoons and illustrations collected by the National Museum of Australia in 2010.

A colour cartoon depicting Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott. They stand staring at each other. A red dotted line connects their gaze. Julia wears a white t-shirt and black trousers. On the t-shirt is 'Kevin 10' and 'Julia 10' underneath. The 'Kevin' in 'Kevin 10' has been crossed out. Abbott wears a white t-shirt and red swimmers. On his t-shirt is 'Brendan 10' and 'Malcolm 10'. In each case, the names have been crossed out. On his swimmers is 'Tony 10'. Above Gillard is text that reads 'Behind the Lines'. Above Abbott is text that reads 'The year's best cartoons 2010'.
Cover illustration by Jon Kudelka.

Relive the major events of the year including the continuing debate over carbon-trading and refugees, the Labor party leadership coup, the 2010 federal election and the controversy surrounding the Resource Super Profits Tax.

Witty, wise and often challenging, the cartoons presented in Behind the Lines are always a captivating reflection on the past 12 months of Australian politics.

ISBN 9781876944803
Paperback, 112 pages
170mm x 170mm, full colour
Published November 2010

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