If Bunyips had not been excluded from the 1967 referendum, it is entirely possible the Professor might have pursued a career in politics. As it stands, we remain second-class specimens, spurned along with all our nation's uterus owners and unwelcome even to knock upon the bolted door of Abbott's cabinet room.
Things would so different if Bunyip PM had taken up residence in the Lodge's fish pond. Indeed, there would be no shortage of Pulchritude With Portfolio, with cabinet meetings very closely resembling the scene below.
(Hogarth admirers will not need to be told the print is "Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn".)