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Today’s Pro Bono News cartoon. For background on the issue see the post: Centrelink Should Not Be Government ‘Weapon’ of Deficit Reduction .




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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.


September’s New Internationalist cartoon.

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This month’s New Internationalist cartoon. Click here for the Australian New Internationalist blog and shop!

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Cartoons from the latest Australian Options magazine.


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!).


Yesterday’s Pro Bono news cartoon. See the post Tax Reform Now Off The Table Warns Housing NFP’ on the Pro Bono website.


Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon. Yesterday Treasurer Scott Morrison spoke to the National Press club  warning that it will be a slow path back to a budget surplus, and calls for spending cuts (read here). In contrast, ACOSS, Australia’s peak welfare body,  says the next budget must support essential community services and ‘realign its spending priorities and strengthen the tax base’ (read the Pro Bono post here).

And now you can explore the new look Pro Bono website!


Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon following this week’s Four Corners (ABC TV) investigation into the payday loans industry. Read more on the Pro Bono website here.



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The Summer edition of Australian Options is out now.  ‘Discussions for Social Justice and political change’ with articles on the ACOSS Report on poverty in Australia, growth issues and alternatives, the Middle East and more.

AO SUMMER 14-15 No 79 DRAFT 150115-1