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Category Archives: Political cartoons

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Only two of the seven Closing the Gap targets to fix indigenous disadvantage are on track. This week’s Pro Bono News cartoon, read more here.

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And read about Menindee here.

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Hundreds of thousands of native fish dead: Menindee mass fish death. The Darling River, with no water flow and algal blooms, dies along with them.  Large cotton farm irrigators up river to blame? Wider mismanagement and corruption?  It’ll blow over once the smell has cleared … maybe …

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Thursday’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Options cover October 2018

 

The October issue of the quarterly Australian Options is out this week. Here are a few of the cartoons illustrating the far more substantial articles on democracy, inequity, tax and gender, the concept of The Common, urban policy and more.

 

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. There’s a lot of word hijacking going on apparently, whatever that means…

Fairness hijacked

 

 

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. The federal government has recently increased the participation requirements jobseekers must fulfil to continue their income support. In particular, this affects older jobseekers who now need to do more hours per fortnight PAID voluntary work. As a result they are cutting back on their (unpaid) volunteer hours – and searching for paid volunteer work – to meet the half paid/half unpaid requirement. In turn this significantly impacts charities and not-for-profits who rely on (unpaid) volunteers. Confused? For more about a getting-even-more-complex system see  Welfare Changes Causing Anxiety for Jobseekers on the Pro Bono website.

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Today’s Pro Bono News cartoon. For more see the post Record Grant to Great Barrier reef Charity Comes Under Senate Scrutiny.