Eat the Children of the Rich

The Review of Funding for Schooling, the Gonski Review, recommended the development of a new schooling resource standard as the basis for funding for government and non-government schools and an increase in funding across all school sectors. First Dog on the Moon’s cartoon offers a view from one side of the class war.

Reading between the lines

How has the cartoonist drawn eyes in this cartoon? Do the characters show different expressions? Experiment with drawing eyes at home. How can you show different emotions?

Cartoonists often look at serious subjects in a lighthearted way. What do you think is the cartoonist’s opinion on this subject? What’s your opinion?