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Prime Minister John Curtin's journalistic instincts came in handy during World War II when he kept the media onside with secret press briefings. He wore his AJA badge every day he was in office. 'John Curtin's Australian Journalists Association badge' is an episode from the series 'The prime ministers' national treasures', produced in 2007. Award-winning cartoonist and yarn spinner, Warren Brown, reveals the emotional lives of Australian prime ministers through 10 objects they used every day or even adored - from Robert Menzies's home movie camera, to Joseph Lyons's love letters, Harold Holt's briefcase and Ben Chifley's pipe. These treasures reveal the nation's leaders as you have never seen them before. 'The prime ministers' national treasures' is a Film Australia 'National Interest' program produced in association with Old Parliament House and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.