On strike

Fairfax staff in Canberra, Brisbane, Newcastle and Wollongong have voted to strike for 24 hours in support of colleagues in Sydney and Melbourne facing substantial job cuts. So no cartoon today!

Cartoon: on strike against Fairfax job cuts

Deflating expectations

Polling research by Essential finds public perceptions adjusting to the reality of Malcolm Turnbull PM, “a leader that opens up debates then closes them down; who calls for a contest of ideas then slams his opponents with scare campaigns when they engage; who lacks the will to take on his own party on the issues that had previously defined him”.

Cartoon: the Canberra Political Hot Air Balloon Spectacular

(The Canberra Times, 17 March 2016)