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This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon. Last year’s amendments to the federal government’s political campaigners bill restricts the advocacy role of charities and not-for-profits, the ‘requirements are onerous and stifle the voices of community groups’ (read more here). It appeared to be a double standard when the CEO of Guide Dogs Victoria appeared in election campaign material for the federal treasurer, below (and read here).

Election craziness is go … Today’s Pro Bono News cartoon.

I was cartoonist at the Pacific Regional Debt Conference, April 5-8th: ‘The debt and fiscal sustainability challenges of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) have been aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic, severely reducing government revenues to finance increased government expenditures.’

Some cartoons from days 1 & 2:

… and from days 3 & 4:

Cartoon for today’s Pro Bono News special 2022 Budget edition. Pro Bono News is the number one news outlet for Australia’s social economy.

‘Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley has successfully argued she does not have a duty of care to protect young people from climate change when assessing fossil fuel projects.’

Charities holding the place together, and even they will be struggling …. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Preparing for the Census 2021 data release. .id informed decisions are demographers who ‘have deep expertise in demographics, economics, housing and population forecasting.’ See their blog posts for many more insights.

Australian companies are failing to comply with modern slavery laws, “When you speak to a glove worker in Malaysia forced to work around the clock to make PPE for the COVID crisis, or a migrant worker on an Australian farm working in terrible conditions, it brings home just how much more needs to be done,” Freya Dinshaw, a lawyer at the Human Rights Law Centre. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.