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Best of Fairfax cartoons November 17, 2018
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Best of Fairfax cartoons November 17, 2018

Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day.

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A selection of published work from The Canberra Times artist.

Voters split on immigration
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Voters split on immigration

A Fairfax-Ipsos poll shows the voters divided over population policy while the Coalition struggles to close the gap with Labor, trailing 48 per cent to 52 per cent in two-party preferred.

Tony Abbott rejects warnings, urges Scott Morrison to move Israel embassy
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Tony Abbott rejects warnings, urges Scott Morrison to move Israel embassy

Tony Abbott has urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to proceed with a controversial shift in policy on Israel despite a warning from Malaysia that the move could fuel terrorism and concerns from Indonesia over a $16.5 billion trade deal.

  • by David Crowe
Fairfax-Ipsos poll: Australians split on Muslim migration ahead of new population policy
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Fairfax-Ipsos poll: Australians split on Muslim migration ahead of new population policy

Poll also highlights the challenge facing Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he attempts to regain political support.

  • by David Crowe
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Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

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Damaging dispute: APEC summit ends on a sour note
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Damaging dispute: APEC summit ends on a sour note

The regional summit that was meant to ease tensions between the United States and China.

  • by David Crowe
Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists.

Labor poised to sign off on long-awaited energy plan
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Labor poised to sign off on long-awaited energy plan

The policy, due to be considered by shadow cabinet on Monday, is expected to include a framework modelled on the now-defunct National Energy Guarantee.

  • by Nicole Hasham
'We've finally got some help': scorecard improves for landmark disability scheme
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'We've finally got some help': scorecard improves for landmark disability scheme

The federal government says participants are happy with the National Disability Insurance Scheme, but critics question the numbers.

  • by Nicole Hasham
'China needs to be brought to account': Federal MPs urge tough response to China's Muslim crackdown
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'China needs to be brought to account': Federal MPs urge tough response to China's Muslim crackdown

Liberal senator Eric Abetz said "interning a million people on the basis of religion sort of defies every single concept of basic human rights".

  • by Fergus Hunter