social & general
2017-197P Same sex selection gender.
For article on non-medical gender selection.
2017-191P Homosexuality goes against all the laws of nature.
For article on criticism of the Australian Safe Schools Program on religious grounds.
2017-187P Type 200 diabetes.
For article of the rising numbers of people developing type 2 diabetes due to the excessive consumption of sugary drinks.
2017-183P The other typical Australian.
For article on the ABS profile of what is a typical Australian drawn from the recent census data.
2017-178P The elephant in the street corner.
For article on the adverse consequences of negative gearing.
2017-162P The housing policy that's set in stone.
For article on Australia's unaffordable house prices.
2017-157P Our casualty rate is low.
Went with article on high suicide rate amongst Australian Ex-soldiers.
2017-159P The future robotised world.
For article on the trend towards a robotised world.
2017-156P Low paid workers are in often in high-income households.
For article on Liberal party senator Michaelia Cash's claim that low-paid workers often in high-income households.
2017-153P Trickle down economics.
The failure of trickle down economics to provide benefits to low income workers.
2017-149 Helping young people to cross the unemployment desert.
The high youth unemployment rate and the poor support offered to them.
2017-143P Quick way to resolve the marriage equality impasse.
The other reservation about a postal plebiscite on gay marriage…
2017-142P How will you pay for the childcare changes?
Childcare changes funding bill tied to welfare cuts. Robbing Peter to pay Paul?
2017-136P Question - Why do we need 18C?
A look at the 18C racial discrimination act debate.
2017-130P Worker’s rights today.
My view of the concept of a legal and illegal strike.
2017-116P boardroom power for most women.
For article on International women's day.
2017-110P cutting penalty rates will mean more job.
Went with article on the claim that cutting penalty rates will result in more jobs.
2017-104 Responding to homelessness today.
Drawn in response to the rising numbers of homeless people.
2017-101P The rebounding Australian Economy.
For article on an upturn in the Australian economy which described it as a rebound.
2017-096P We've only made a small cut.
For article on the long term ramifications of the cuts to Sunday penalty rates.
2017-095P Future Sunday double time.
For article on the cuts to Sunday penalty rates.
2017-090P The views of the Australian flag on Australia Day.
Drawn for article on a local council’s plans not to conduct citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day in support of opposition to 26th January being a day of national celebration due to its invasion connotations.
2017-071P The Aged pension eligibility application form in the future.
For article on LNP'S policy to raise the pension age to 70.
2017-065P We've hired a new public relations firm.
For article on the Catholic Church's response to sexual abuse by priests.
2017-059P Common live music today.
Went with article on the decreasing number of live music venues.
2017-060P Unsafe disposal of drugs.
Went with article on the safe disposal of unused prescription drugs.
2017-056P The robo-debt system didn't let down Australians.
For article critical of the Federal government's robo-debt recovery system.
2017-052P The benefits and drawbacks of signing a free trade deal.
For article about free trade deals.
2017-051 Rising employment rates.
Higher employment statistics offset by the rising number of underemployed.
2017-034P Pensioner's walking stick.
For article on the on the use of the robo-debt recovery system on aged pensioners.
2017-020P 12Jan17 Basic universal income verses privileged tax deductibility.
For article discussing the possibility of a basic universal income to tackle poverty and unemployment.
2017-015P How long do I need to keep my payslips?
For article on Centrelink misinformation on how long people on welfare need to keep their payslips for casual work they have done.
2017-011P Adjusting the automated debt recovery program.
For article on the strong reaction to the government's automated debt recovery program.
2017-010 Welfare debt clawback.
Drawn in response to the Australian Government's welfare debt clawback program.
2017-008P Modern forceps delivery.
For article on the AMA claiming women are being discharged from hospital too soon after giving birth.
2017-006P Centrelink debt - ball and chain.
Went with article on the debt many welfare recipients have been saddled with due to changes in Centrelink management policy.
2017-003P Putting a positive spin on it.
For article on recent cuts to pensions.