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Category Archives: social issues

It’s a no-brainer, momentum grows for Victoria to deliver a wellbeing budget‘ (Pro Bono news post) -New Zealand delivered a wellbeing budget in May last year – it is thought that the approach would help social recovery after COVID-19. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Out of the blue, A virtual journey through resilience, reimagining and recovery for higher education in the new coronavirus distorted world. A few of the cartoons recording the CAULLT (Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching) virtual conference, 12 & 13 November – disruption, adaption, the value of AI and re-assessing assessment.

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‘.

Zero sum emissions targets?! Pfffft….

Despite headlines claiming a crisis of confidence in charities and not-for-profits, there is no evidence for a global trust crisis in the not-for-profit sector. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

John Mckenna, empowerment advocate, podcaster and commentator interviewed me for his So…podcast series, listen here, or on Spotify. Above is a slide show of cartoons to promote the interview. Check out John’s other podcasts – which are adapted to support those who are missing out on podcasts such as the deaf community and older people, find out more here.

Australia’s 2020 federal budget. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

‘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.