all cartoons by date of publication
2017 January to June
2017-199P Teaching Australian work values.
For article on Turnbull's plan to teach 'Australian values' to new migrants.
2017-198P Abbott defends his own leaking record.
For article on Tony Abbott’s call to stop political leaking.
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.
2017-190P The 457 VISAs didn’t address our most serious shortage.
For article on the Federal government's plan to abolish the 457 temporary work visas.
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.
2017-184P Rolling out the red carpet for the Adini coalmine.
For article on the special treatment the government is giving to the Adini coalmine development.
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.
2017-177P The dishonour roll.
For article on the failure of the federal government to tackle coral bleaching due to global warming.
2017-175P Why there are so few tsunami deniers.
For article on global warming deniers.
2017-170P The Fairfax tree's lurch to the right.
For article about Fairfax media signalling that it's metropolitan papers will follow a more pro business agenda.
2017-169P Housing bubble shadow.
For article on the housing bubble and the high level of household debt.
2017-168P Energy policy today.
For article about political in fighting over energy policy.
2017-167P The government's policy direction.
For article on business and science calling for the government to revise their current energy and environmental polices.
2017-166P The decent into environmental Armageddon.
The fixation on economics while ignoring the threat of environmental Catastrophe.
2017-162P The housing policy that's set in stone.
For article on Australia's unaffordable house prices.
2017-161P PaTH internship long service leave.
For article about the PaTH internship scheme.
2017-159P The future robotised world.
For article on the trend towards a robotised world.
March 20172017-157P Our casualty rate is low.
Went with article on high suicide rate amongst Australian Ex-soldiers.
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.
2017-145P Tree hugger, coal hugger.
For article on Tony Abbott arguing that the decommissioning of the Hazelwood coal fired power station should not go ahead.
2017-146P Pointing to evidence that coral bleaching hasn't occurred.
For article on leading global warming denialist claiming coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef hasn't occurred.
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?
2017-140P The AFL today.
On the corporatisation of Australian Rules Football.
2017-139P Rising average global temperatures winners podium.
A look at the threat of global warming.
2017-136P Question - Why do we need 18C?
A look at the 18C racial discrimination act debate.
2017-134P Energy policy Humpty Dumpty.
A look at the current state of energy policy in Australia.
2017-130P Worker’s rights today.
My view of the concept of a legal and illegal strike.
2017-125P Energy policies.
For article on South Australia's energy policy announcement and the Federal government's condemnation of it.
2017-124P I don't pay rates because of my religion.
For article on Tasmanian farming family refusing to pay rates because it is 'God's land'.
2017-123P The current carrot and stick approach to Pauline Hanson.
For article on how the major parties are dealing with the Rise of Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party.
2017-122P Not a shred of evidence that coral bleaching is damaging the great barrier reef.
For article on the Federal Government ignoring mounting evidence that the Great Barrier Reef is being damaged by coral bleaching.
2017-121P Cooking with gas in the future.
For article on predicted gas shortages by 2020 due to poor energy and environmental policies.
2017-120P Reviewing Australia's energy policy.
For article on Australia's energy policy in disarray due to years of partisan politics.
2017-117P Political snake charming.
For article on fears that the LNP will be seriously damaged if it 'legitimises voting for One Nation.'
2017-116P boardroom power for most women.
For article on International women's day.
2017-115P A more flexible ABC?
For article of further job loses at the ABC which quotes the head of the ABC claiming that the ABC is not flexible enough.
2017-112P One spotty Nation.
For article on Pauline Hanson's anti vaccination views.
2017-110P cutting penalty rates will mean more job.
Went with article on the claim that cutting penalty rates will result in more jobs.
2017-105P The Murray Darling version of putting your the head in the sand.
For article on the failure to improve the condition of the Murray Darling basin despite spending billions on it.
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.
February 20172017-100P Viewing coral on the Great Barrier Reef.
For article on large tourist operators in Queensland including the Mantra Group strangely silent about coral bleaching caused by global warming when they are so dependent on the reef as a tourist attraction.
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.
2017-091P The politicised NDIS wheelchair.
For article on the politicisation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
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.
2017-089P The energy policy parliamentary title fight ring girl.
For article about the prolonged political battle over energy policy.
2017-086P The latest global warming climate model.
For article about dire global warming climate modelling.
2017-084 Wind farms in Australia and Canberra.
Looks at the ever changing energy policy emanating from Canberra.
2017-081P Energy security.
For article on the Australian Government's 'energy security' campaign.
2017-080P Applying the bike strategy.
Went with article on the release of a bike strategy.
2017-079P Environmental fears today.
For article on the often shallow responses to the threat of global warming.
2017-078P Coal mining today.
For article on the Federal Government undermining the renewable energy industry by strongly favouring the coal industry.
2017-075P A gambling perspective.
For article on the viability of clean coal as a tool for reducing carbon emissions.
2017-072P Cory Bernardi's principled alternative policy.
For article on Cory Bernardi forming a new conservative political party.
2017-071P The Aged pension eligibility application form in the future.
For article on LNP'S policy to raise the pension age to 70.
2017-067P The reason why Cory Bernardi is leaving the Liberal party.
For article about conservative Cory Bernardi leaving the Liberal party.
2017-065P We've hired a new public relations firm.
For article on the Catholic Church's response to sexual abuse by priests.
2017-062P I will favour both brown and black coal.
For article on the announcement of coal lobbyist Sid Marris as Malcolm Turnbull's new climate and energy adviser.
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.
2017-057P Proving that it's easy to produce clean coal.
For article on the Federal government's renewed commitment to clean coal.
2017-056P The robo-debt system didn't let down Australians.
For article critical of the Federal government's robo-debt recovery system.
January 20172017-052P 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.
2017-049P Trump protecting Americans.
For article on Trump's ban on Muslim immigration from predominantly Muslim countries. Links in with the large numbers of Americans killed each year due to lax American gun laws.
2017-047P The problem is that housing demand has exceeded supply.
For article on Malcolm Turnbull claiming the housing crisis was due to lack of supply and not negative gearing.
2017-042 No bail for repeat offenders.
Using calls to tighten bail laws to look at the antics of temperamental Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios.
2017-041P More trusted then snakes and crocodiles.
For article on voter survey including a question on how trusted are politicians.
2017-038P Male and female symbols applied to politics.
For article on Gladys Berejiklian becoming the next premier of NSW and the difficulties female politicians face in the male dominated world of politics.
2017-034P Pensioner's walking stick.
For article on the on the use of the robo-debt recovery system on aged pensioners.
2017-026P 16Jan17 The government's overriding environmental priority.
Far article about the federal Government's spirited utterances about saving the whales which is in stark contrast to their lacklustre attempts to save the Great Barrier Reef.
2017-022P Assess whether the debt recovery system has flaws.
For article on attempts by the government to downplay flaws in the welfare debt recovery system.
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.
2017-012P Reviewing Sussan Ley's expenses claims.
For article on government minister Sussan Ley claiming travel expenses for an alleged trip to the Gold Coast to buy an apartment in a multistorey apartment block.
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.
2017-007 Extreme sports today
A look at the extreme weather events of 2016.
2017-003P Putting a positive spin on it.
For article on recent cuts to pensions.