2018-July-Dec.-cronologica
all cartoons by date of publication
2018   July to Dec.

AUGUST  2018

2018-360P  The complete food pyramid.
Drawn for article on the drought affecting NSW farmers.

2018-359P  Sky News balanced coverage.
On Sky News’ interview with the far-right extremist Blair Cottrell.

2018-356P  Why one hundred percent drought declaration is serious.
On NSW being declared 100% in drought.

2018-355P  This step is too high!
If we can’t do something as simple as stop using single use plastic shopping bags then we have no chance of tackling the much tougher challenges that face us if we are to avoid the looming environmental disaster.

July  2018

2018-353  Emissions reduction targets expressed as safety net.
The states at odds with the federal government’s weak emissions reduction target.

2018-349P  Democracy would be perfect if it wasn't for the voters.
On John Howard’s comment that Jacinda Ardern’s victory in the recent New Zealand election was “disappointing, unjust and unfair”.

2018-347  Fairfax staff cutbacks?
Musing on possible extreme Fairfax staff cutbacks in the future.
2018-343P   Nine gun salute at the funeral.
The takeover of Fairfax Media by the Nine network.

2018-342P  Accessing your personal My Health Record.
Any potential privacy breaches of My Health records pail into insignificance when compared to the systematic breaches of all aspects of personal privacy currently being undertaken by companies and organisations via platforms such as Google and Facebook.
2018-341  If you are black and do the crime you do the media airtime.
The media frenzy whenever black African youths are involved in criminal activities.

2018-339P  The war on waste progress report.
Still a long way to go for victory in ‘The War on Waste’
2018-336P  The current required immigration values.
On Turnbull’s comment that Australia will consider adding a “values test” for those considering permanent residency.

2018-335P  Working week lengths
A different view of the four day working week debate.
2018-333P  Russia meddled in the US election.

Russia, interference in the US elections and the nerve gas attack in Britain.

2018-330P  Dead and buried.
The looming end of single use plastic shopping bags.
2018-329P  We have to do something about overpopulation.
The current efforts to deal with overpopulation.

2018-327P  NATO summit thought bubbles.
On military commitment negotiations at the NATO summit.

2018-326P  The "workforce" today.
Low wages growth and rising cost of living forcing increasing numbers of people to work two jobs.
2018-325  Choices for electricity consumers.
High electricity prices for consumers despite a big choice in electricity providers.

2018-323P  ABC digital platforms.
Attempts by the LNP to limit the ABC’s use of digital platforms.
2018-322P  Common definition of religious freedom.

People often want religious freedom, but only for their religion.

2018-318P  Conservatives for action on global warming.
Conservatives reluctant to abandon coal, even those who recogniser the threat global warming poses.

2018-316  Diets.
ABC funding cutbacks threatening the very survival of the ABC.

2018-313P  Use of paper.
On businesses using paper instead of plastic.
2018-311P  Sorting option that should also be considered.
On the recycling sorting options debate.

2018-310P  Democracy according to David Leyonhjelm.
Australian politician David Leyonhjelm's misogynistic view of female politicians.

2018-306P  Tax options expressed as a road.
Pointing out that tax cuts usually lead to cuts to services and infrastructure.

2018-305P  Cost effective way to cut the use of plastic.
On efforts to cut the use of single sue plastic.