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 20th March 2015    I will be taking a short break.  The next cartoon is not due to be posted until Tuesday 31st March.
 


2015-168 19March15
Schoolgirl dress length regulations.

Was drawn in response to a local Ballarat story but as the schoolgirl dress length issue is a common and reoccurring one I thought I would have relevance to a wider audience.

2015-167 18March15
The assent of ordinary working man.

The demise of skilled labour jobs for ordinary working people.

2015-165 17March15
 Applying the Paleolithic lifestyle to modern life.

A somewhat sceptical view of the benefits of the latest health fad, the Paleolithic diet.

2015-159 13March15
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' theatre.

Claims that sexual harassment of younger female surgeons is rife amongst the surgeons fraternity and that the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons has done little to reduce it.

2015-154 11March15
Aboriginal lifestyle choices.

Drawn in response to Tony Abbott's comments about Aboriginals in remote communities making lifestyle choices.

2015-144  6March15
The tip of the family violence iceberg.

The big part alcohol abuse plays in domestic violence.

2015-148 9March15
 International women's day i
n rich and poor countries.
the plight of women in poor countries often overlooked when equal rights for women is put on the agenda.

2015-143 6March15
NALPAN testing for seals.

National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) not an accurate test of the educational requirements needed to meet the challenges of the modern world.

2015-138 4March15
Defence force pay and conditions negotiations.

The miserly approach the Australian Government is taking to Australian Defence Force pay negotiations while at the same time ADF troops are being told to put their lives on the line in Iraq.

2015-132 2March15
Abbott comes out of it unscathed.

Tony Abbott's position as Prime Minister serious damaged by the leadership crisis.

2015-133 3March15
This young koala has a mental health problem.

Using the impact of environmental degradation on koalas as a metaphor for underlying causes of rising mental illness amongst young Australians.

2015-128 27Feb15
Building blocks for kids with parents who abuse alcohol.

The negative of alcohol abuse on children of parents who drink heavily.

2015-129 2March15
The climate change that's affecting Abbott.

Tony Abbott's fading political fortunes.

2015-125  26Feb15
Australian troop deployment to Iraq rollercoaster.

The rollercoaster ride of escalating and de-escalating Australian troop deployments to Iraq.

2015-120 24Feb15
What we need is higher population growth.

The notion put forward by many economists that population increase is good as it stimulates the economy ignores the negative environmental impact.

2015-110  18Feb15
Protecting children in Australia and on Christmas Island.

The concern for Australian children show when spruiking the proposed metadata laws contrasts sharply with the indifference to the welfare of children living in detention centres.























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