Off the leash

2020 was going to be so good. The economy was going to be ‘back in black’, and we were going to bring home gold from the Tokyo Olympic Games. But the Games were nixed, and the economic tide turned. By September Australia had entered its first recession in almost three decades. Globally, the picture was even worse. Here, eye-wateringly large stimulus packages were rolled out by state and federal governments. Our cartoonists were kept busy as industries were dubbed ‘winners’ or ‘losers’ in the cash splash.

Almost Got This Thing Flattened

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

Having Your Cake

Jon Kudelka, The Saturday Paper,

Comrade Morrison

First Dog on the Moon, The Guardian,

The Ghost of Kevin

John Shakespeare, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age,

Recession

Warren Brown, The Daily Telegraph,

We're All in This Together

Alan Moir, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age,

Cancelling Culture

Fiona Katauskas, Eureka Street,

How Good Was Holden?

John Shakespeare, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age,

The Long-Range Forecast

Jon Kudelka, The Saturday Paper,

The Odd Couple

Mark Knight, Herald Sun,

Snap Back Economics

John Spooner, The Australian,

Going with the Flow

Fiona Katauskas, Eureka Street,

Mastermind

Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,