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 23rd January 2015  

2015-031 14Jan15
Team Australia, team ISIS.

At least the somewhat tacky slogan "Team Australia"  does not involve the use of violence and fear to gain support.

2015-042 19Jan15
Manus island detention centre fuse.

Rioting and unrest inevitable considering the conditions refugees are detained under.

2015-032 15Jan15
Spurring racehorses on today.

Another Australian horse racing industry horse doping scandal.

2015-030 14Jan15
The Medicare co-payment explained.

Cuts in Medicare payments to GPs for short visit consultations forcing them to act as de facto revenue collectors for the government.

2015-027  13Jan15
The pen is indeed mightier than the sword.

The arms industry is the hidden driving force behind religious conflict.

2015-021 12Jan15
Multidenominational today.

Religious conflict on the rise.

2015-015 11Jan15
The firebreak fire fighters prefer.

Patch of wet weather giving fire fighters a much needed break this Summer.

2015-014 8Jan15
The price of the free press in France.

Terrorist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

2015-009 7Jan15
The vagaries of Australia's climate.

A look at Australia's bushfire and flood cycle.

2015-005 6Jan15
Future country road hazard signs.

Global warming increasing the severity and prevalence of bushfires in Australia.

2014-663  12Dec14
Modern version of silent night.

Consumerism at Christmas time damaging the environment.

2014-682  22Dec14
Santa hires a cheap Asian buffalo.

Santa as a metaphor for jobs going offshore to countries that have cheaper labour.

2014-678 19Dec14
Youth support services in the future.

Looking at the lack of support for young people in Australia.

2014-677 19Dec14
One hundred percent effective gun control.

Gun laws, no matter how tight, will never be 100% effective at stopping crazy people using guns to kill people.  They will however reduce the number of crazy people getting hold of guns.

2014-672  17Dec14
Why do you continue to wear provocative clothes.

Looking at the Muslim headscarf debate and the subjectiveness of the word provocative.

2014-660 11Dec14
The toe in the door?

Speculating that the $5 GP co-payment could be the first step towards dismantling our universal healthcare service.

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