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The Sydney International Storytelling Conference, June 2-4. Israeli-born Noa Baum gave the keynote presentation on how she is working on bridging the divide between Israelis and Palestinians. Listening with heart and mind, accepting dissonance and uncertainty.

And two days of moving stories, and workshops. These conferences are wonderful treats.

The Opposition’s ‘No’ campaign is scratching scabs on un-healed wounds. “A no vote would mean that ill will, prejudice and sheer bastardry had won.” Jack Thompson. Noel Peterson, asked about the future of reconciliation efforts if the referendum failed, he replied: “It’ll die. It’ll be dead.”

The ‘No’ campaign is paternalistic dreaming, a dead weight shackled to the failed old ways…

Pro Bono news finishes today. Here is the last cartoon.

The second last ever Pro Bono news cartoon. Inspired by ideas in Neil Pharaoh’s final post for ‘the media outlet that has shaped political discourse, mobilised the sector in times of need, and provided guidance to all of us across the many areas of social purpose leadership.’

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon, and Pro Bono news has rather sad news of its own to report here.

This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Some of the cartoons drawn at the UNICEF -Pacific Early Childhood Development (ECD) forum, 22-25 February, Nadi, Fiji.

Australia has a new National Volunteering Strategy, with a vision for volunteering to be “the heart of Australian communities”. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

.id informed decisions provides demographic analysis from the Australian Census data for local government. Cartoon illustrating their latest blog post Interactive chart: new data brings new opportunities for gender equity analysis.