Maybe this small collection of some past photos from FunkyPix2 will jeer you up a little....
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Whoever gets into power, GetUp.org.au will be watching over Australia's politicians. Someone's got to keep the bastards honest after Meg Lees let us all down. Visit GetUp's excellent website where you can participate more directly - and personally - to create a more accountable Democracy in Austraya.
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...and as usual, Paul Keating bags everybody in this flash-animated cartoon by Nicholson of The Australian newspaper.