Poster, 'You need Medibank - Medibank needs you', offset print on paper, cartoon designed by Bruce Petty, printed for Australian Council of Trade Unions by Industrial Printing and Publicity Company Limited, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1975-1976
Portrait format poster in yellow and black print on white paper depicting 'The Medimess' cartoon in which the large multi-footed, multi-headed and multi-handed, banner waiving, 'Medimess' monster stomps 'Medibank', a goggled, gloved and masked medical practitioner, into the floor. A figure wearing dark sunglasses stands to the right of the 'Medimess' monster, pumping gas into a sleeping Australia. Across the top above the cartoon in black print reads 'You need medibank - medibank needs you' and below the cartoon is 'support medibank and medibank private' in black and white .
Australian Council of Trade Unions logo at right of cartoon, printed in black, image of Australian continent with 'A.C.T.U.' printed over it surrounded by 'AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS' all contained within a circle.
Political authorisation at bottom left corner, printed in black 'AUTHORISED BY R.J. HAWKE PRESIDENT ACTU'
Publishers name and address at bottom right corner, printed in black, 'INDUSTRIAL PRINTING AND PUBLICITY CO LTD, 122 DOVER STREET, RICHMOND 3121'