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Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

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

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Former Liberal staffer stars as 'Jim, 72, retiree'
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Former Liberal staffer stars as 'Jim, 72, retiree'

Watch the Georgina Downer campaign ad which has been caught out for featuring a former political staffer and party official without identifying his pedigree.

Best of cartoons February 23, 2019
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Best of cartoons February 23, 2019

Our talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day.

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.

Power price falls for one in five households under new default system
Electricity

Power price falls for one in five households under new default system

Price falls coming for power users as government puts in place default pricing system

  • by Shane Wright and Michael Koziol
The PM we never had, and Morrison's failure to value Julie Bishop
Opinion
Federal election

The PM we never had, and Morrison's failure to value Julie Bishop

When the Prime Minister farewelled Julie Bishop this week, he struggled to name her accomplishments. It took her political enemies to acknowledge her greatness.

  • by Peter Hartcher
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The election year of living dangerously
Opinion
LNP

The election year of living dangerously

Voters have little sympathy for those who try to grip the levers of power from beyond the political grave.

  • by Ebony Bennett
Tackling climate change a 'financial necessity' says top Australian banking regulator
Paris Agreement

Tackling climate change a 'financial necessity' says top Australian banking regulator

Urging companies and governments to take action to avoid an economic and environmental disaster.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
If there's nothing to hide, why care if the servers are hacked?
Opinion
Cyber security

If there's nothing to hide, why care if the servers are hacked?

The major parties, particularly the Liberal Party, were not even aware of the stench of their own hypocrisy.

  • by Crispin Hull
'You couldn’t get away with this before': Scandals dominate politics
Governance

'You couldn’t get away with this before': Scandals dominate politics

A string of controversies has left a stink over Parliament in the lead-up to the May election. Is it just the "Canberra bubble" or will the mud stick?

  • by Michael Koziol
One unsent email: would this have saved Hakeem?
Hakeem al-Araibi

One unsent email: would this have saved Hakeem?

Revelations about a forgotten email have raised fresh questions about why Hakeem al-Araibi ended up in a Thai jail.

  • by Judith Ireland