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Today’s post election Pro Bono news cartoon.

The newly elected Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised that the Labor government will commit “in full” to the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which since 2017, has been calling for a First Nations voice to parliament enshrined in the constitution. To assert his voice, setting out a plan of action on the Statement, Parry Agius proposed a series of social media posts leading up to last Saturday’s federal election. We worked together on these cartoons to illustrate Parry’s thoughts.

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.’