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“In the course of an inspection of a Sydney air-raid shelter the whole of the visiting State Parliamentary party was lost.”

“We taxpayin’ blokes’ll never get another chance like this.”

John Frith, Bulletin, 12 March 1941


This image forms part of a database of political cartoons assembled in support of the argument in Michael Hogan (2001) ‘Cartoonists and Political Cynicism’ The Drawing Board: An Australian Review of Public Affairs Volume 2, Number 1: July 2001, pp 27–50. It is reproduced here exclusively for purposes of criticism and review in connection with that article, the full text of which is accessible here.