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Category Archives: Australian politics

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‘Australian aid groups have slammed the federal government’s decision to bow out of the Green Climate Fund, saying it will not only affect their ability to carry out front line work but will hurt the world’s most vulnerable people’. Yesterday’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Aggressive Denial, Deflection, Paternalism and Complacency… today’s Four Horsemen.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. For more see the post Charities urged to stay vigilant on advocacy rights.

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‘The best form of welfare is a job’, the government’s mantra opposing raising the Newstart (unemployment benefit) rate – which hasn’t been raised in real terms since 1994. Homelessness services, for example, are struggling to cope with a huge increase in Newstart recipients seeking housing assistance. Read more here. This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news  cartoon.

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Journalism is burning. But there are havens for words and ideas out there. Here is an invitation to The Australian Socialist Journal’s exhibition, launch and celebration in Sydney next month.

Invitation for 17 August 2019

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This morning’s Pro Bono news cartoon. The government is maintaining the long tradition  -since 1994! – of not raising the unemployment benefit Newstart. Read more here.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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We are doing our bit… it’s all in the paper work.