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Category Archives: social issues

‘Disability advocates fear the introduction of independent assessments in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a cost cutting measure to reduce the number of people in the program, despite the government’s insistence the change will make the eligibility process simpler and fairer.’ Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. 

Last week’s Pro Bono news cartoon came together after reading Moira Were’s ‘End of the Nest Egg?’, posted on Linkedin.

Mining company Rio Tinto’s destruction of the Juukan Caves in the Hamersley Range, Western Australia, provoked Parry Agius of Linking Futures to develop a series of images targeting investors in mining companies. The aim is to encourage investors to consider indigenous heritage sites as libraries of knowledge, history and humanity spanning thousands of years and appeal to their moral judgement in reassessing their investment. The Juukan Caves site showed evidence of 47,000 years of human occupation. Other sites across the country show evidence of up to 60,000 years. Here are some of the images:

‘Sovereign Citizens’, self-centred saboteurs of sense, safety and society ….

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

Illustration for The assumptions of Makeover Culture, an article recently posted on the Culturico website.

This week’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.

Complexity Science explained, a video for Greening Marion: ‘a trial project using a new, collaborative approach to help people work together for greener, cooler and more sustainable suburbs.’ Written by Catie Payne. Background music: Tom Kneebone.