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Category Archives: human rights

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.

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. The women’s march was a huge success. Now comes the hard part: how to actually get something done.

The Aged Care Royal Commission’s final report has been released by the Federal Government. Stephen Duckett and Anika Stobart write ‘…the commissioners diverged on a number of large and some smaller recommendations. This makes the already complex path to reform even more confusing. It reduces the power of the final report. More disappointingly, it gives the government room to pick and choose recommendations as the cabinet likes.’ Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Winter is coming …

Some of the cartoons illustrating articles for the next two issues of The Alternative Law Journal. Topics include Aboriginal Law and Australian Law, the certification of native foods, the global warming protests, the value of wildlife, the non-disclosure culture, gaps in the law regarding students and others on work experience, and lawyers suffering vicarious trauma from their cases.

Robodebt was a policy fiasco… and The decision to settle the class action before it was heard in court … a missed opportunity to … obtain a legal precedent to prevent a similar scheme in the future. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Today’s cartoon for Pro Bono news.

A cartoon illustrating an article on the Culturico website: The explanatory Failure of ‘Luck’ by Steven D. Hales. Contrasting ‘lucky’ Donald Trump, born into wealth and privilege, with ‘unlucky’ Frederick Douglass, born into slavery; the point is made that ‘instead of passively dismissing life outcomes as matters of luck, we should work towards making those nations and cultures truly equitable ones for all‘.