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2019-450P 
Another tree down.

Went with article about the local SES (Ballarat region) being overwhelmed by calls for assitance with fallen trees as a result of cyclonic conditions.

2019-449 
Scott Morrison comments.

Prime minister Morrision's comments that there is no evidence that increasing carbon emissions will increase the severity of bushfires.

2019-443 
A child's eye view of hell.

A look at the severe NSW bushfires and conservative Christian commentary that the fires are god's judgment against homosexuals

2019-439 
Forces for the older generation.

Indirect comment on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

2019-435 
Fire danger rating sign.

The failure to acknowledge and deal with climate change.

2019-432 
Fighting global warming enhanced bushfires.

The Federal government’s failure to acknowledge global warming is increasing the severity and frequency of bushfires.

2019-431P 
School detention today.

Went with article on schools banning students ordering Uber Eats.

2019-394 
Accidental wage theft.

On the high incidence of wage theft, many of the perpetrators when caught have claimed that it was “accidental".

2019-423
Single use plastic bags.

Drawn in response to opposition to the introduction of a ban on single use plastic bans on the grounds that we can’t live without them.

2019-420P 
Cutting green tape.

On federal environment minister Sussan Ley’s vow to reduce “green tape” in order to fast track development projects.

2019-416P 
Demand for water.

Went with article on local water storage dams in regional Victoria having more water in them than this time last year.

2019-411 
The latest on political sensorship.

On newspapers across the country today (21st October) covering up their front pages with blacked-out stories to draw attention to laws eroding media freedom in Australia.

2019-410P 
Realistic golf simulator.

Went with article on the rise in the number of golf simulation driving ranges

2019-407P
Fire season fuel
reduction reminder.

Went with article on the need to prepare for the fire season.

2019-406  government anti corruption gorilla.
Originally drawn in response to a failure by the City of Ballarat to recognise the corrupt activities of one of their senior staff I modified this cartoon to reflect broader corruption problems amongst governments.

2019-400P  Watering the stock in the future.
Went with article on mineral water companies buying up groundwater rights at the expense of farmers.