Social and political 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 five times a week.  Last updated on  Friday 2nd October 2015    I am taking a two week break.  The next cartoon will be posted on the 20th October.
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2015-562 29Sept15
Modern surgical instruments.

Rising levels of violence towards hospital staff.

2015-563 29Sept15
We don't get penalty rates on Sunday.

The Government's drive to remove penalty rates from one of the most poorly paid sectors of the workforce smacks of hypocrisy considering the massive perks politicians get.

2015-564 29Sept15
Abbott could have won the next election.

Tony Abbott's delusional claim that he could have won the next election had he remained PM.

2015-559 28Sept15
The ascent of family violence man.

When it comes to family violence modern man is still as primitive and violent as early man.

2015-553 25Sept15
Refugee status assessment today.

Drawn in response to an appeal by a local Sri Lankan family applying for refugee status and how complex and tough the process is.

2015-551 24Sept15
Our funding priorities.

The culture of male violence is more than simply domestic violence.  Our society unintentionally promotes male violence through it's adoration and funding of militarism.

2015-547 23Sept15
Overtaking Volkswagen emissions scam.

Likening the Australian Government's  Direct Action emissions reduction policy claims to the exaggerated emissions reduction claims of Volkswagen.

2015-546 22Sept15
Boot camp just got a lot tougher.

Somewhat esoteric look at how it is much tougher for women holding senior positions in government.

2015-538 17Sept15
Buddy Franklin seeking help.

The hounding of Buddy Franklin by the media after his mental breakdown.

2015-537 Smart meter that can handle overdue bills.
Electricity retailers are the main beneficiaries of the smart meter rollout.

2015-535 16Sept15
Bomb ISIS back to
the Stone Age.

The scaling up of the bombing offensive to destroy ISIS.

2015-533 15Sept15
Welcome to the club.

The dumping of Tony Abbott followed a similar path to the removals of Rudd and Gillard.

2015-526 11Sept15
The seeds we sow.

Questing the efficacy of aerial bombing and arguing it could simply produce another crop of Jihad fanatics.

2015-523 10Sept15
The Middle East magic pudding.

The seemingly endless flow of refugees pouring out of the Middle East.  The magic pudding refers to a popular Australian children's book with a pudding that can be eaten without ever being finished.

2015-519 9Sept15
European reality TV.
The size and extent of the refugee crisis jolting Europe and indeed the world out of its complacency.

2015-517 8Sept15
Refugee queue jumping that the government approves off.

The Federal government's plan to preference Christian refugees seems at odds with their critique of alleged queue jumpers arriving by boat.

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