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Behind the Lines 2017: The Years Best Political Cartoons

Monday 15th of January to Sunday 21st of January
by JAJ (follow)
Roll up, roll up to Behind the Lines 2017 and marvel at the political cartooning spectacle that is The Three-Ring Circus.

Showcasing the years best political cartoons, The Three-Ring Circus captures a world where fact and fiction collide and ringmasters, jugglers and acrobats have all stepped into the political Big Top.

This year provided a cavalcade of political characters and plenty of sensational events to capture the imagination of cartoonists and the public alike. There was citizenship chaos, calls for constitutional reform and a postal plebiscite. The federal Budget caught attention with its invitation to consider both good debt and bad debt and Donald Trump dominated front pages with his compelling Twitter habit and outspoken responses.

With its many tumultuous events, 2017 was another rich year for our nations political cartoonists who continue look behind the lines of the daily political sideshows to capture the spirit of our democracy in all its passion, scepticism and humour.

Take a look at the 2017 cartoons online.

Behind the Lines 2017 will be showing at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House until late November 2018.



COST: $2 adults, $1 children (free for children under 5 years old) and concessions, $5 family
WHEN: Monday 15th of January until Sunday 21st of January, 2018
WHERE: 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra
MORE INFO: Click Here
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