Monkey Business

Some call them ‘scandals’, others, ‘events’. It wouldn’t be a year in politics without either. And while any ‘event’ may, or may not, be a ‘scandal’, many attract attention. Pay rises for the local member and negative gearing are hot topics for the ‘pub test’. And for cartoonists there is fun to be had with serious issues like affordable housing, in light of many politicians having an investment property … or six.

Banks

Alan Moir, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Communists

Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Untitled

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

Daisy, Daisy

Jon Kudelka, The Mercury,

Death and Taxes

Peter MacMullin, The Sunday Mail,

Clearing the Room

Ron Tandberg, The Age,

Pollie Payrise

Peter Broelman, Syndicated,

Mc Barnaby's

Peter Broelman, Syndicated,

Balancing the Budget

Ron Tandberg, The Age,

Corporate Caring and Sharing

Sean Leahy, The Courier-Mail,