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Speak Out coverSpeak Out (No 6 – April 2017)is a collection of poems, stories and more from the Sand Writers group, Goolwa, South Australia. Guest author is Katherine Brabon, 2016 Vogel Prize winner for her novel The Memory Artist. Her short story in this issue is Seoul Calling.

The cover image is Couta Boats, acrylic painting by Cathy Portas.

Here are some of my illustrations for the issue.

 

 

 

 

St Petersburgh

Keith Eisner – St Petersburg

 

Children&Yarns

Jo Andrews – Children and Yarns

 

Seoul Calling

Katherine Brabon – Seoul Calling

 

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Peter Strawhan – Odd Sunday

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Australian 2017 Budget cartoon B. Produced after the budget was delivered, for the Pro Bono website.

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2017 Australian Budget cartoon A. Prepared before the budget. One of these elephants actually DID get in after all…

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Some of the illustrations for the World Vision Community Feedback and Response System Field Guide.

 

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‘Family rejection is a major driver of homelessness for LGBTI people.’ See the post on the Pro Bono news website here. This week’s cartoon.

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250 Ideas for Engaging Children and Young People a forthcoming e-book by Moira Deslandes, Moira Deslandes Consulting. A few of the cartoon illustrations.

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Today’s Pro Bono Australia  news cartoon. The idea came from the post Calling on Young People to Have Their Say.

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The Scratchy Lines cartoon for the April edition of New Internationalist. The Australian New Internationalist blog and shop are here. And more: become a New Internationalist community shareholder, ‘become a media pioneer and buy into journalism with facts and heart’. The New Internationalist crowd funding project will only be funded if at least £500,000 is invested by 6th April 2017 – 84% raised so far.

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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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Schematic illustrations from the paper Sami-state collaboration in the governance of cumulative effects assessment: a critical action research approach  (Larsen, Raitio, Stinnerbom, Wik-Karlsson) in Environmental Impact Assessment Review 64 (2017) 67-76. More about the indigenous Sami people here, and similarities with Australia’s indigenous peoples’ experience here.