Social and political feature and pocket cartoons with a slightly black and esoteric flavour. They are drawn on Australian and world issues but from an Australian perspective. This page is normally updated at least twice weekly.  Last updated on  Wednesday 15th May, 2019 

2019-203  Trade expressed as a gun fight.
While free trade is an economic battle that can be very destructive a tariff protection war is tantamount to economic suicide.

2019-200P  Voting preferences.
Went with an article on the high number people who are voting early.

2019-199P  Current definition of endangered.
Very rubbery definitions of what “endangered” wildlife means appears to on the rise.

2019-194P  Grass is greener on the other side.
Went with article on using goats to control blackberries but I think that it also acts as a metaphor for how humans are often trapped within a narrow desire mindset.

2019-191P  Betting on global warming.
In response to Tony Abbott betting $100 that the climate will not change in the next 10 years.

2019-190P  Live music today.
Went with article on the shrinking number of live music venues

2019-189P  Compost week teenager, mum room.
Went with article on compost awareness week.

2019-188P  The new look CWA.
Went with article on younger women joining the Country Women’s Association.

2019-184P  The texting grim reaper.
Went with article on the increasing number of road deaths due to drivers being distracted while using their mobile phones.

2019-179P  Autumn winds.
Went with article on autumn leaf fall.

2019-178  The first buyers road to home ownership.
Negative gearing placing first home buyers at a distinct disadvantage.

2019-177P  Plant growth this Autumn.
On the low rainfall in Western Victoria this Autumn.

2019-176P  The pensioners and unemployed rental market race.
Almost impossible for low income people to find and affordable rental property in the current property market.

2019-170  Profit driven aged care.
For profit aged care not in the best interest of the aged.

2019-169P  Current attempts to raise people above the poverty line.
Many laws and programs initiated by governments ensure that poor people remain below the poverty line.

2019-167P  No carbon emissions beyond this point.
The necessity of achieving carbon neutrality as quickly as possible.

2019-165  Politicians slinging mud.
Sideways look at the parched Murray Darling basin.

2019-161  Searching for the pot of gold at the end of the Adani rainbow.
Adani being fast tracked just prior to the Australian federal election.


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