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This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon. For a more positive and heartening development: Community-driven gathering pushes to decolonise Australia’s philanthropy.

A large poster illustration of an urban ecosystem for Green Adelaide/Resilient Communities. Included are many features of a healthy urban ecosystem, discussion points for its use in schools etc. It is a companion to the earlier Mangroves, Seaside and Bushland posters.

Mount Barker District Council

LIVING LIGHTLY LOCALLY

Are you looking to live a happier, healthier, simpler, more locally connected and regenerative life?

Council is contributing to the Living Lightly Locally citizen science project run by the University of South Australia and the recruiting drive is on!

Living Lightly Locally is a free education and research program aimed at helping individuals, households and communities contribute directly to our shared understanding of what types of change we want to make, and what obstacles or barriers we encounter when trying to make such change in our own lives.

Find out more 👉🏽www.livinglightlylocally.com.au or contact Keri Hopeward at keri.hopeward@unisa.edu.au or 0401-611-629

The vision poster was co-created during an exercise run by the Living Lightly Locally research team at the 2021 Mount Barker Waldorf School Spring Fair. The image was produced by Simon Kneebone Cartoonist & Illustrator. You can help create your own vision and bring it to life with ‘Living Lightly Locally’!

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. Find out more about Pro Bono here.

Preparing for the Census 2021 data release. .id informed decisions are demographers who ‘have deep expertise in demographics, economics, housing and population forecasting.’ See their blog posts for many more insights.

Australian companies are failing to comply with modern slavery laws, “When you speak to a glove worker in Malaysia forced to work around the clock to make PPE for the COVID crisis, or a migrant worker on an Australian farm working in terrible conditions, it brings home just how much more needs to be done,” Freya Dinshaw, a lawyer at the Human Rights Law Centre. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

The last Pro Bono news cartoon for 2021. Pro Bono Australia is a voice for the social sector, ‘… a group of socially-minded individuals who help purpose-driven people and organisations … grow (their) impact. We believe society is better off when there is a thriving social economy. So over two decades ago, before the words “social enterprise” even existed, we started one. Our mission is simple: to activate good intentions.’

Independence Educational Publishers are “Cambridge-based educational publishers of books and online resources that tackle important social issues. Our products present accessible information on topics such as drugs, relationship abuse, racial discrimination, poverty, and many more.” These are some of the cartoon illustrations from their latest set of books on Alcohol Addiction, National Health, Housing, Disability, Pregnancy and Teen Self-care.

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.