Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons for the "Dominion" concerning education, education funding, children and schools. 1984-92].

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Date
1984 - 1992
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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923-
Ref
B-144-186/217
Description

Includes cartoons on parents' undertaking sex education, Education minister Merv Wellington leaves his post, corporal punishment in schools, teachers on strike, smoke-free week at schools, university graduates to pay back the cost of their training, correct toys for children, abolition of school uniform, sexist language in religion, teachers to be more accountable if students fail, teachers and cleaners both on strike, caretaker falls through rotting floors of Victoria University's Hunter building, war toys, children and violence in rugby, the power of children whose parents are on the school Board of Trustees, paying off the degree loan as an old man, children with School Certificate on the edge of a cliff, "Tomorrow's schools" have disappeared over the horizon, or have gone up in flames, pupils staying at school longer because of unemployment, pornographic programmes available to children, the cheshire cat of education fades away, "Tomorrow's schools" attacked by privatisation and bulk funding and other government cost-cutting exercises, Richard Prebble (?) and Bill Birch as school bullies cutting funding.

Inscriptions: Recto - Signed, but almost all undated, by artist.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically, according to the dates of "Dominion" clippings in Heath's albums (at E-521/547-q). Those not found in the albums have been given estimated dates.

Quantity: 32 original cartoon(s).

Physical Description: Ink on paper, sizes approximately 510 x 595 mm.

Provenance: Donated by the artist in 1996.

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Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. / Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s].
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32 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Cartoons (Commentary), Ink on paper, sizes approximately 510 x 595 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :Treasury wants university graduates to pay back the cost of their training. "It's not much! It's a whip-round from the class of '74!" [30 July 1986].
Date: 1986 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. Ref: B-144-193 Description: Shows a cheerful but unwashed group of eight scruffily-dressed university graduates, probably unemployed, presenting the Treasury manager with a tin cup cont...
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :Ah, Fanshaw! You'll be glad to know I'm backing the abolition of the cane & strap! [8 November 1985].
Date: 1985 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. Ref: B-144-188 Description: Shows a headmaster speaking in his office to a rough-looking small smiling schoolboy, who is smoking and has his hands in his pockets. Behind the headmaster'...