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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

This fortnight’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

The Health Excellence Accelerator Lab (HEAL) in the QUT Design Lab has been working with Clinical Excellence Queensland (CEQ) to bring design thinking to wicked problems across Queensland Health. Eighteen projects were presented at a symposium this month showcasing the value of putting designers into healthcare. The event was followed by a workshop stepping through the process of human centred design. The on-the-spot cartoons attempted to capture just something of the tumble of ideas.

In 2004 Darren Roberts, a deaf man, founded The Auslan Company, the only privately Deaf owned and non-government funded Auslan training organisation in Australia. In 2015 he wrote My Daddy is Deaf which I illustrated. This year we have revised the layout, added a new cover and some new illustrations ready for publication. The price is $30 including postage, contact Darren at learnauslanonline@gmail.com

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: Active citizenship, Bullying, Business, Health & fitness, Waste & recycling and Privacy. Each book includes a number of cartoon illustrations by cartoonists Angelo Madrid and myself. Some of my illustrations are below.

Two videos by Laundry Lane Productions for STARTTS, the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors. STARTTS developed the scripts from which I drew storyboards and, after feedback, the illustrations. The illustration pieces for each scene were animated, along with voiceover and sound, by Santiago Dutil.

Disability advocates have slammed proposed changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme detailed in leaked draft legislation, amid fears the government plans to deny vulnerable people support and shut out the voices of advocacy groups‘. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon

Just when we need a leader on so many issues, we are plunged into a cesspool of abuse, misogyny, self-pity and missing-the-point mush. Read what he said on Tuesday, and more of the background.