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Category Archives: Australian politics

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The Australian Not-For-Profit sector is larger than Australia’s agriculture sector, it employs more than each of the retail, mining, manufacturing and construction sectors. Unlike these sectors it lacks a champion within the Australian  government, as Krystian Seibert argues, ‘It’s time we had a not-for-profit sector ombudsman’.  This week’s Pro Bono news Kneebone cartoon.

 

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The Senate is urged to reject the Welfare Reform Bill. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘Australian charities are self-silencing for fear of risking their financial security or attracting political retribution’, today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Australia’s Turnbull government rejects a call for a First Nations voice to the parliament which had been endorsed by indigenous consensus through the Uluru Statement from the  Heart. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Butchers paper cartoon recording at the St Vincent de Paul Congress, St Aloysius College, Adelaide, 6-8 October. Keynote speakers Phil Glendenning (Director, Edmund Rice Centre) –  ‘Daily Acts of Solidarity’, and Larissa Behrendt (Director of Research, Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, University of Technology Sydney) – ‘Sign of the times’, inspired the 180+ participants in “creating new solutions to ‘problem space’ opportunities”. Facilitators for the Congress were Future Friendly, Sydney Australia.Congress collage.png

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This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon, inspired by the post On Marriage Equality, Australia’s Progressive Instincts Have Been Crushed by Political Failure by ANU professor of history Frank Bongiorno.

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Today’s Kneebone cartoon on the Pro Bono news  website.

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Cartoons from the current issue of Australian Options. The issue considers fairness, the crisis in capitalism and Basic Income -‘an idea whose time has come?’ Visit the website to subscribe.

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27 May 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1967 referendum for the Aboriginal people of Australia. Read the .id blog post here.

.id  are the largest team of demographic specialists in Australia and New Zealand.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.