Not letting sleeping dogs lie

COVID-19’s radical disruption of the status quo brought various underlying systemic problems to the fore. The American Black Lives Matter movement triggered protests in many countries. But it was the rising number of First Nations peoples dying in custody that lay at the heart of the protests in Australia. Other protests challenged inaction on climate change, a multinational company’s destructive act, coronavirus lockdowns – and even the rollout of a wireless technology. With free speech front and centre, cartoonists also turned their attention to the role of social media, privacy and public interest journalism.

Not Drowning

Glen Le Lievre, Patreon,

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Danny Eastwood, The Koori Mail,

A Historical Perspective

Matt Golding, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age,

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Danny Eastwood, The Koori Mail,

Rio Tinto Blows It

David Pope, The Canberra Times,

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Johannes Leak, The Australian,

Anti-Social Distancing

Christopher Downes, The Mercury,

Greed

John Spooner, The Australian,

Bible Basher

David Rowe, The Australian Financial Review,

Privacy Concerns

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

The Underpants of Democracy

Jon Kudelka, The Saturday Paper,

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John Frith, The Herald,