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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.

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How much does Australia spend on foreign aid? Not quite as much as we think. For the fifth most prosperous country in the OECD we rank 21st in generosity. Read more here on the Pro Bono website. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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The Same but Different exhibition continues at Gallery M. See the May 30th post for more details. Paintings by Peter Wallfried, prints by John Martin, and here are some of my illustrations.

 

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Cartoons from the current issue of Australian Options. The issue considers fairness, the crisis in capitalism and Basic Income -‘an idea whose time has come?’ Visit the website to subscribe.

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‘The number of Australian school children seeking help from homelessness services has increased by more than 80 per cent over the past three years, according to new data analysis.’ Almost 40,000 school children sought homelessness help last year posted on the Pro Bono news website.

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The November New Internationalist Scratchy Lines cartoon. For the Australian New Internationalist site, blog and shop, click here.

 

 

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The magazine Australian Options has been appearing four times a year for over 20 years. Issue 84, Spring 2016 is now out with articles on Brexit, the Chilcot Report, the economy, inequality and more. Each issue has a cartoon commentary.

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From today’s Pro Bono News federal budget coverage here is the Kneebone cartoon. Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2016 federal budget last night and this is what it looked like (not really… and I should have put in Overseas Aid as a negative peanut – read about aid CUTS here!).

A short animation for Russell Deal’s new business Metaphors Ink. As many people will know, Russell is a legend, the founder of St Luke’s Innovative Resources, a world renowned publisher of conversation-building card sets and books for social workers, psychologists, counsellors and all human services practitioners.

The soundtrack was created by Tom Kneebone.

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This is an illustration for one of the new Forest and Wildlife Discovery Trail signs, at the Free The Bears Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue centre, near Luang Prabang, Laos. This sign will explain the role of umbrella species:

‘Just as umbrellas protect people underneath them from rain, umbrella species keep their Lao forest wildlife friends safe from extinction. Poach or kill umbrella species and the balance of the whole forest is upset, but keep them safe and everyone’s a winner!’

Here is a link to an earlier sign drawn up for the Free The Bears trail.