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On 11 September 2020, the ACT Government assumed a Caretaker role, with an election to be held 17 October 2020. Information on this website will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.

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Behind the Lines: The year's best political cartoons 2019

The new iteration of Behind the Lines invites visitors to be thunderstruck by Australia's leading political cartoonists as they amp up the satire on the most significant political moments of the year.

Are you ready to rock?!

Dates and times:

From 6 December 2019 to 29 November 2020

3 October:09:00 to 17:00
4 October:09:00 to 17:00
5 October:09:00 to 17:00
6 October:09:00 to 17:00
7 October:09:00 to 17:00
8 October:09:00 to 17:00
9 October:09:00 to 17:00

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Phone:02 6270 8222


Museum of Australian Democracy
18 King George Terrace
Parkes  ACT  2600


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