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Independence Educational publishers UK produce Issues a series of high quality cross-curricular resource books for secondary school students. Six new books in the series have just been published: Poverty, Body image, Animal rights, Racism, Ageing and Understanding sexual health. Each book includes a number of cartoon illustrations by cartoonists Angelo Madrid and myself. Some examples of my illustrations are shown below.

.id Consulting have been blogging about population demographics and economics for the past decade. ‘The goal of our blog was – and remains – to share our expertise and passion … as part of our wider mission to contribute to the good society by helping organisations make informed decisions.’ Most of the blog posts have had a cartoon comment. You can read their 10 year celebration blog here.

Brian Lim and his small team at Wise Networking have been innovating an air-deployable mobile cell network solution – a miniature mobile phone tower that can be air dropped into a disaster area to quickly restore mobile coverage. Each miniature tower sits within its ‘Gyrochute’ which gently drops the tower to the ground. Read the full story featured in this month’s International Fire Fighter Magazine, pages 84-86, and watch the prototype Gyrochute in action here. These are some of the drawings to help explain the concept and its potential.

Some of the illustrations for the new Kinnford Consulting website. ‘…bringing creative facilitation & social science insight and real-world experience to your complex organisational and policy challenges’. Visit the site for more.

John Mckenna, empowerment advocate, podcaster and commentator interviewed me for his So…podcast series, listen here, or on Spotify. Above is a slide show of cartoons to promote the interview. Check out John’s other podcasts – which are adapted to support those who are missing out on podcasts such as the deaf community and older people, find out more here.

Melbourne towers residents translated Covid-19 information sheet into 10 different languages in 24 hours‘. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Some pages from an easy-English booklet produced by Queensland Advocacy to assist people with an intellectual disability understand the new Queensland Human Rights Act.

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Democracy Co – deliberative democracy experts – break new ground delivering an online Citizens’ Jury  at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Story Conference Melbourne 2019 is only a month away. It is ‘themed on the many differing and useful ways that Story and Narrative techniques provide approaches and impacts for work, health and well-being’. See here for videos from earlier Story Conferences, and testimonials.

View the three day program here for links to over 30 workshops and events – including my workshop Pictures of Health- 3 second stories.

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