Pryor, Geoff (1944-)

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Artist; Cartoonist / Illustrator
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Contemporary Canberra newspaper cartoonist. Pryor has worked as the political cartoonist on the Canberra Times since 1978, when he succeeded Larry Pickering in the role. He has been the recipient of both a Walkley and a Stanley Award.

cartoonist, grandson of the cartoonist Oswald Pryor and son of Lindsay Dixon Pryor, Professor of Botany at ANU, was born on 24 July 1944 in Canberra. He attended Canberra High School and ANU. His first published work was a short strip called Rastus in the ANU newspaper Woroni . In 1969 Geoff abandoned his degree and travelled to Canada, where he worked in TV and freelanced as an artist (self-taught). In 1974 he travelled in Europe then returned to Canberra in 1975 and resumed his studies at ANU, finally graduating with a BA in 1977 with a Political Science major. During his protracted undergraduate years he also contributed as a freelance to the Canberra Times . In February 1978 editor Ian Matthews officially appointed him full-time political cartoonist on the Canberra Times succeeding Larry Pickering . He was still in this role in 2002. He has also contributed to Adelaide newspapers, to the Bulletin (examples 1985) and the Sydney Morning Herald (c.1984). In the mid-1980s he was living at Narrabundah. Pryor is primarily a political cartoonist, but he also draws social commentary. His cartoon “ There goes the neighbourhood!” first published in the Canberra Times in January 1983, is said to have marked a shift in perspective for Caucasian cartoons about Aboriginal people; it was used for the endpapers and title of Michael Dugan & Josef Scwarc’s There Goes the Neighbourhood: Australia’s Migrant Experience (Macmillan, 1984). He won a Walkley Award for the best newspaper cartoon of 1987 and a ...

  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)

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  • fl. c.1969 - c.2006

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  • Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT
  • National Archives of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • Cartoons 2004: Behind the lines: The year's best cartoons
  • Playing Politics - The Cartoons of Pickering and Pryor
  • Behind the lines
  • Bringing the House Down
  • Artists and cartoonists in black and white
  • Bringing the House Down : 12 Months of Australian Political Humour
  • (see also) Stanley Award for best editorial/political cartoonist
  • (see also) Walkley Award for the best newspaper cartoon of 1987
  • (see also) Pryor, Oswald
  • (see also) Pryor, Oswald
  • (see also) Pickering, Larry
  • (see also) Pryor, Lindsay Dixon
  • (see also) Matthews, Ian
  • (see also) Dugan, Michael
  • (see also) Scwarc, Josef
  • (see also) Foyle, Lindsay
  • (see also) Pickering, Lawrence David
  • (see also) Pryor, Oswald

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  1. [Geoff Pryor trying remedy for baldness] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1985 ]
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    [Geoff Pryor trying remedy for baldness] Pryor
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  2. The Statement - The Rebutter - The Surrebutter - Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1985 ]
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    The Statement - The Rebutter - The Surrebutter - Pryor
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  3. A couple of Canberra sophisticates taking in the cabaret - [Geoff Pryor and Ian Warden] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1981 ]
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    A couple of Canberra sophisticates taking in the cabaret - [Geoff Pryor and Ian Warden] Pryor
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  4. "I'd forget about the ears old son" [Paul Keating and Geoff Pryor] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1992 ]
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    "I'd forget about the ears old son" [Paul Keating and Geoff Pryor] Pryor
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  5. Pryor and Warden departing with souvenirs / Pryor
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  6. Pryor and Waterford have gone bush / Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
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  7. Geoff Pryor interviewed by Ann Turner for the Comic artists and illustrators oral history project
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1998 ]
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  8. The Costigan papers Vol. IV [Brian Costigan, Bill Hayden, Malcolm Fraser, Peter Durack, Tony Eggleton, Rupert Murdoch, Geoff Pryor] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1982 ]
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    The Costigan papers Vol. IV [Brian Costigan, Bill Hayden, Malcolm Fraser, Peter Durack, Tony Eggleton, Rupert Murdoch, Geoff Pryor] Pryor
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  9. Pryor to 1980 : Geoff Pryor looks at the capital, the nation and the world through The Canberra Times
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Book : 1980 ]
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    Pryor to 1980 : Geoff Pryor looks at the capital, the nation and the world through The Canberra Times
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  10. Geoff Pryor, 'Light Rail' cartoon
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Unpublished : 1995 ]
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  1. [Geoff Pryor trying remedy for baldness] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1985 ]
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  2. The Statement - The Rebutter - The Surrebutter - Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1985 ]
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    The Statement - The Rebutter - The Surrebutter - Pryor
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  3. [Geoff Pryor : Australian Art and Artists file]
    [ Published : 2003 ]
    At Art Gallery NSW Lib
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  4. A couple of Canberra sophisticates taking in the cabaret - [Geoff Pryor and Ian Warden] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1981 ]
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  5. [Biographical cuttings on Geoffery Pryor, cartoonist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  6. "I'd forget about the ears old son" [Paul Keating and Geoff Pryor] Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1992 ]
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    "I'd forget about the ears old son" [Paul Keating and Geoff Pryor] Pryor
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  7. Pryor and Waterford have gone bush / Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1985 ]
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  8. Pryor and Warden departing with souvenirs / Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Art work : 1985 ]
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  9. Geoff Pryor interviewed by Ann Turner for the Comic artists and illustrators oral history project
    Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
    [ Sound : 1998 ]
    At National Library
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  10. Portrait of Geoff Pryor, cartoonist / Virginia Wallace-Crabbe
    Wallace-Crabbe, Virginia, 1941-
    [ Photograph : 1997 ]
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  1. Pryor, Oswald (1881-1971)
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    ... Pryor, Geoff ... Pryor, Lindsay Dixon ... Oswald Pryor (1881-1971), cartoonist and author, was born on 15 February 1881 at Moonta Mines ... , South Australia, second of three surviving children of Cornish parents James Pryor, mine agent, and his... ...
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  1. UNCLAIMED MONEYS ACT, 1917.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 30 March 1951 [Issue No.53] p 877

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    ... claim. A.C.I. Case-makers PtV. Ltd. | Langsfcon, —. ...| i £ s. d. 12 2 9 I Wages 1944. I [ The Adelaide ... 9 0 0 2 7 0 3 0 0 14 9 Wages Overpaid Wages I 1944. i 1944. 1944. 1944. 1944. 1944. 1944. 1944. 1944 ... 68261 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. General (National : 1977 - 1987) Tuesday 30 August 1983 p 2717

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    ... PERMANENT AIR FORCE Engineer Branch 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Geoff Brian Williams Zoltan Laszlo Maklary Maxwell Clyde ... Pryor John Desmond Eckel Peter John Tickner Geoffrey Raymond Chapman Stephen Wayne Foster Equipment ... 158 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Public Service (National : 1977 - 2007) Thursday 24 October 1991 p 4599

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    ... occupant of this position may also be expected to work at an isolated establishment. Contact officer: Geoff ... at an isolated establishment. Contact officer: Geoff King (06) 293 5177 Selection documentation may ... 2348 words
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  1. Geoff Pryor's book of cartoons on sale
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Sunday 25 November 1979 p 3 Article Illustrated
    ... Geoff Pryor's book of cartoons on sale Geoff Pryor signs one of his books for Kathy Gunn, 10 and ... bought two copies of the book. All the old favourites pop up in a new book'of cartoons by Geoff Pryor ... 200 words
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  2. SUNDAY MAGAZINE GEOFF PRYOR'S TRAVELLER'S TALES FROM TURKEY
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Sunday 6 May 1990 p 17 Article Illustrated
    ... SUNDAY MAGAZINE GEOFF PRYOR'S TRAVELLER'S TALES FROM TURKEY IT WAS raining steadily as the ... 2162 words
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  3. Merry Christmas Pryor's Canberra Christmas
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Sunday 25 December 1994 p 1 Article Illustrated
    ... Pryor's Canberra Christmas Resident cartoonist Geoff Pryor seizes the chance to bring Canberra ... 74 words
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  1. The line and the word: socio-political critique in the cartoons of Geoff Pryor
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    Australian Communication Lives
    [ Article : 1999 ]
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  2. The Pryor perspective: sharply to the point. [This paper was presented as a lecture in the Senate Occasional Lecture Series at Parliament House, Canberra, on 13 August 2010]
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    Papers on Parliament
    [ Article : 2011 ]
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  3. The working cartoonist
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  4. Media monitoring by the public. -Survey of media treatment of the ALP's election strategy-
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    [ Article : 1981 ]
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  1. Gallipoli pilgrimage : sketches by Geoff Pryor
    [ Book : 1990 ]
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  2. Len Pryor leading teacher educator, 1912-1991 / by Geoff Pryor
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  3. A lifelong colonist : the life and times of William Henry Pryor 1849-1924 / by Geoff. W. Pryor
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    [ Book : 2004 ]
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    A lifelong colonist : the life and times of William Henry Pryor 1849-1924 / by Geoff. W. Pryor
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  4. A compendium of the Pryors : the ancestors, pioneer experiences and descendants of William Penaluna Pryor (1827-1904), Thomas 'Scoller' Pryor (1831-1904), Mary Ann Drew (nee Pryor) (1829-1879) / by L. J. Pryor ; (editor: Geoff W. Pryor)
    Pryor, L. J. (Leonard John), 1912-1991
    [ Book : 2004 ]
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    A compendium of the Pryors : the ancestors, pioneer experiences and descendants of William Penaluna Pryor (1827-1904), Thomas 'Scoller' Pryor (1831-1904), Mary Ann Drew (nee Pryor) (1829-1879) / by L. J. Pryor ; (editor: Geoff W. Pryor)
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  1. Cowan, Alan "Tourists in Antarctica' and Pryor, Geoff "Keep the miners out" cartoon The Canberra Times
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    [ Unpublished : 1989 ]
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  2. [Rt Hon Ian McC Sinclair MP. 30th anniversary dinner (featuring Geoff Pryor caricature of Sinclair). 24 February 1994]
    [ Published : 1994 ]
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  3. Papers of Lindsay Pryor
    Pryor, L. D. (Lindsay Dixon), 1915-1998
    [ Unpublished : 1935-1998 ]
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    Political attitudes towards euthanasia in the A.C.T between 1990 and 1999
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    Research Question: What were the political attitudes towards euthanasia in the A.C.T between 1990 and 1999?Euthanasia has long been a topic of debate globally as opinions and attitudes have ...

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  1. Geoffrey Hutton interviewed by Wendy Pryor
    Hutton, Geoffrey, 1909-1985
    [ Sound : 1980 ]
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  2. The Trials of the Templars
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