How game-changing energy policy is made.
(The Canberra Times, 17 March 2017 | Gallery of most recent cartoons)
Your semi-regular reminder not to leave hapless pets trapped in parked cars.
Giles Parkinson runs a quick ruler over South Australia’s energy plan to deal with failures in the National Energy Market and the vacuum that is the Federal Government’s energy transition policy.
(The Canberra Times, 14 March 2017 | Gallery of most recent cartoons)
The government is making hard work of getting its childcare package through Parliament, having stuffed it into an
Omnishambles Omnibus Bill that contains various “zombie measures” from the 2014 Federal Budget that the government refuses to let die.
(The Canberra Times, 11 and 16 February 2017 | Gallery of most recent cartoons)
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Something from my sketchbook for the inaugural World Bonobo Day on 14 February 2017.
Includes specimens from Homo Australpoliticus, which remain unknown to science.
The government is trying to blame failures in the National Electricity Market on renewable energy. Ross Gittins sees the sleight of hand; Richard Denniss deploys a nice metaphor using prawns to completely demolish the stage.
Inside Parliament, ministers brandished a lump of coal; outside, Professor Clive Hamilton resigned from the Climate Change Authority. It is “crystal clear that the Government has no interest in sensible climate change policy”:
(The Canberra Times, 11 and 7 January 2017 | Gallery of most recent cartoons)
Jack Waterford reflects on Obama’s farewell speech in today’s Canberra Times: “[E}ven after the appropriate discounts, is it not thrilling to sometimes hear a politician appeal to the better parts of our nature? To optimism and to nobility?”
How to sum up the Obama era in one picture? Ha, obviously, you can’t. Contrary to the cliché, a good thousand words runs rings around any picture, and in this case I’ll take 5,770 from Gary Younge.
(The Canberra Times, 14 January 2017 | Gallery of most recent cartoons)