Inside Eric Löbbecke’s head: how the Walkley Magazine cover was born

Eric Löbbecke normally makes pointed illustrations on deadline for The Australian's opinion page. This time we asked him to do something a little different. He embarked on a journey to explore the nature of politics, power, money and accountability, and filed this video. The election campaign ...

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Candid Cartoonists: John Shakespeare on minimalism, messages and new media.

John Shakespeare is a Walkley award winning cartoonist and illustrator for The Sydney Morning Herald in Australia. Born in Brisbane, he got his first job as a cadet artist at The Courier Mail, where he was lucky enough to be mentored by Alan Moir, the editorial cartoonist at the time. He moved to Sy ...

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Candid Cartoonists: Fiona Katauskas and the coming mediageddon

Fiona Katauskas has been a freelance cartoonist since 1997. Her work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian, New Matilda and Eureka Street as well as on greeting cards for the Ink Group and t-shirts for Mambo. She is also the author ...

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Candid Cartoonists: Jeff Hook on P.C.-ness and his other current obsessions

Geoff Hook OAM, better known as “Jeff” Hook, is an Australian artist who was an editorial cartoonist for The Sun News Pictorial and The Herald Sun and Sunday Herald Sun for 38 years. He is widely known for his realist drawing style and the inclusion of his signature hook in his cartoons. Over the co ...

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The stupidest thing I have ever lived through

Jonathan Este of The Conversation UK writes us a post-Brexit letter from Britain’s gobsmacked Remain camp. Cartoon by John Shakespeare. “Britain has collapsed — politically, monetarily, constitutionally, and economically.” — Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte, quoted on Channel 4 evening news bull ...

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