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  Thursday 19th October 

2017-564P  Failing the Language test, the early days.
On attempts by the Australian Govt. to tighten the English Language test to make it harder for non-English speaking migrants to apply for citizenship.

2017-563P The little red carbon emissions reduction engine.
The Government's National Energy Guarantee unlikely to fulfil its carbon reduction goal if it continues to hitch is wagon to coal.

2017-560P  Unlikely complaint about the NBN.
Mounting complaints about the National Broadband Network centring on its poor speed performance.

2017-559P  Phoenix rising from the ashes?
Will Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee salvage his political fortunes?

2017-558P  Replacing the Clean Energy Target with the National Energy Guarantee.
Replacing the relatively simple Clean energy target with the more complex National Energy Guarantee system.

2017-556P  Broader perspective on climate change.
On NZ potato chip shortage caused by massive weather damage to the potato crop that has been blamed on climate change.

2017-555P  Electricity companies have overspent on infrastructure.
On the ACCC's report showing that over spending on infrastructure was the biggest factor behind steep electricity price increases.

2017-553P  Filming stopping sexual assault in Hollywood movie.
On the fallout from Hollywood porducer Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual abuse of women over many years.

2017-549P  We are just protecting religious freedom.
Peter Dutton's comment that he will work towards protecting religious freedom after conceding that the marriage equality yes vote is likely to get up.

2017-546P  The climate science debate thus far.
The belligerent anti science stance taken by climate science sceptics.

2017-545P  Modern fishes and loaves parable.
On the Sydney Anglican diocese donating $1m to the no campaign for same-sex marriage.

2017-542P  The competitive edge.
On the Hotham Cup, a horse race for Australia's poorest performing horses.

2017-541P  Reaching the Government's clean energy target.
The Federal Government on the verge of abandoning its already weak clean energy target.

2017-539P  Admitting America has a gun problem?
The National Rifle Association considering supporting a ban on the sale of bump stocks.

2017-536P  Reporting on ABC funding cut backs.
ABC funding cuts leading to cuts in broadcast services.

2017-535P  Dog and cat obedience.
Went with an article on a dog obedience school.


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