“Stop the boats”

stop_the_boats, originally uploaded by Belinda Allen Portfolio.

A memento of the Australian federal election, 2010.

Painting by Lt. William Bradley: Botany Bay. Sirius & Convoy going in, Supply & Agents Division in the Bay. 21 January 1788 (From journal compiled 1802).
Engraving by T. Medland, 1789, from Arthur Phillip’s The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay
Photograph by E.O.Hoppe, Aboriginal dance, Palm Island, 1930
Quotation from the election campaign of Tony Abbott.