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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

The Pro Bono News team are all in Melbourne and, like many of our readers, have spent a significant time in lockdown over the past 18 months (and counting). We’ve been working hard to keep you up-to-date with all the happenings across the social sector throughout the pandemic. But the truth is, we’re a little tired. So we’re taking a break for a few days to recharge.’

This week is Homelessness Week.  While government spending cuts to housing and homelessness over the past decade are set to exceed $1 billion, new data shows that private rentals and houses are more unaffordable than ever. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

The ‘Where are you from?’ cartoon has been used in the South Korean text book Citizens and Social Participation, published by Mabook Publishing Company, Incheon, South Korea. Here is the text book with its companion book Citizens and Social Justice. Well illustrated, great looking books.

Independence Educational Publishers UK publish Issues, a series of resource books, now containing over 70 titles, covering a variety of subjects, used primarily by librarians and teachers to help their students gain a better understanding of the world around them and the issues which affect their lives. Read more here.

Just published Issues:

Each book has cartoon illustrations by Angelo Madrid and Simon Kneebone. Here are some of my cartoons from the latest books:

Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Independence Educational publishers UK produce Issues a series of high quality cross-curricular resource books for secondary school students. Six new books in the series have just been published: Active citizenship, Bullying, Business, Health & fitness, Waste & recycling and Privacy. Each book includes a number of cartoon illustrations by cartoonists Angelo Madrid and myself. Some of my illustrations are below.

Australia’s 2020 federal budget. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Some cartoons from this year’s Future of Communities: Power To The People Conference, held in Melbourne 14-15th September, an annual event created by the Bank of Ideas and the Municipal Association of Victoria.