Three-ring circus

Global ringmasters, jugglers and human cannonballs take centre stage under the Big Top of politics

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Who’s who

The process

Listen to Australian cartoonists describe their creative processes.

The process →

All years

Behind the Lines is an annual exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. It celebrates the role of political cartoonists in Australia and highlights the power that their drawings have in contributing to our daily political and social discourse.