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Oh The Huge Manatee!

Blog, Illustration

May 6, 2017

The Hindenburg disaster happened 80 years ago today… “Oh the humanity!” Too soon?

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Jabba The Trump

Blog, Featured, Illustration

May 4, 2017

Now that Donald Trump is busy destroying the world, I thought it only timely to say May the Fourth be with us all.

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Diplomatic Soda

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Diplomatic Soda

Blog, Featured, Illustration

April 12, 2017

Trump logic: Bomb Syrians to punish Assad for bombing Syrians. Hmmm… Why is it always innocent people who suffer most? Trump logic… is that an oxymoron, sans the

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The Syrian Reaper

Blog, Featured, Illustration

April 10, 2017

There are so many players in this horrific conflict, but it is always the innocent civilians who suffer most. Chemical weapons should never be an option.

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When The Chips Are Down

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When The Chips Are Down

Blog, Illustration

March 27, 2017

Nothing beats a good motivational poster to pick you up when you are feeling down.

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The Centaur Of Attention

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The Centaur Of Attention

Blog, Illustration

March 18, 2017

There will always be that one friend…

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Trumpty Dumpty

Blog, Featured, Illustration

February 27, 2017

I figured that Donald spends so much of his time living in a complete fantasy world that I’d write him a little nursery rhyme. Ps: Hey Donald, if you want to get into

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Damn You Dutton!

Blog, Featured, Illustration

November 22, 2016

This is my response to Peter Dutton’s latest racially divisive remarks regarding the local Muslim community. It was published in New Matilda. Stay classy Peter Dutton.

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The Super Moon

Blog, Illustration

November 15, 2016

On November 14 the moon was the closest it has been to earth for a very long time and was called a super moon. But that was nothing compared to the moon on November 15 when

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LAWS

Blog, Featured, Illustration

November 8, 2016

It is deeply problematic and concerning to have a government that is actively introducing laws that permanently ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever being allowed

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Starvation and Obesity

Featured, Illustration

October 13, 2016

How is it that we live in a world where epidemics of morbid obesity and starvation coexist?

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Please Explain

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Please Explain

Featured, Illustration

September 21, 2016

In 1996 Pauline Hanson began her fear mongering by standing in Parliament House and saying that Australia is in danger of being “swamped by Asians.” 20 years

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Erase Racism

Featured, Illustration

August 14, 2016

This piece was in response to the years of racially derisive cartoons by Bill Leak. It accompanied an open letter to I wrote to Bill, from one cartoonist to another. Click

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#NoBrainer

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#NoBrainer

Blog, Featured, Illustration

July 5, 2016

#Medina #Baghdad #Dhaka #Kabul #Istanbul. Yet still no public outrage. Still no profile pics being replaced with flags in solidarity. Still no value on human life, unless

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Electile Dysfunction 2016

Blog, Featured, Illustration

June 30, 2016

You don’t need to suffer in silence! Just because the two candidates are total dicks, it doesn’t mean you can’t get help. So head down to your local polling

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#FeelTheBurn

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#FeelTheBurn

Blog, Featured, Illustration

May 4, 2016

Peter Dutton, the oh so Honourable Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, has criticised refugee advocates for pressuring refugees to “behave in a certain

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Mein Trumpf

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Mein Trumpf

Featured, Illustration

April 13, 2016

I’m not done with you yet Trump and have taken the liberty of designing your autobiography. The reality is that a vote for Trump should no longer be a political

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The Tale of Trumpelstiltskin

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The Tale of Trumpelstiltskin

Featured, Illustration

April 7, 2016

Like an evil troll in a b-grade fairytale, Trump just won’t disappear. His only proven skill seems to be his ability to spin complete BS into votes. Mind you, voting

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Turn Back Abboatt

Featured, Illustration

September 15, 2015

  As the deeply unpopular, insanely conservative and Neanderthal like, now former Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott was overthrown by his colleague, Malcolm

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What now, Tony?

Art & Design, Australia, Blog, Featured, Home, Illustration

September 9, 2015

After images surfaced online of the lifeless body of baby Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian refugee who had drowned at sea whilst fleeing the current conflict, the world stopped in

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The BS Border Force

Australia, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Politics, Staff Picks

August 29, 2015

The controversial “Operation Fortitude” has thankfully been cancelled. Australian Border Force officials were to be included in a major policing operation over

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Bloody Boat People

Art & Design, Australia, Blog, Illustration

February 15, 2015

  This illustration has been an incredible testament to the amazing people power of social media. After drawing it in 2012, I had it published online at The Window

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The Chapel Hill Shootings

Art & Design, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Lifestyle, News, USA

February 13, 2015

My latest piece on the tragic ‪#‎ChapelHillShootings‬ and how our myopic media lens magnifies Muslims when it serves their agenda and completely forgets them when it

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JeSuisCrayon_Feature

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Je Suis Le Crayon Oublié (I am the Forgotten Pencil)

Art & Design, Blog, Censorship, Featured, Illustration, News, Politics

February 4, 2015

In the aftermath of tragedy, such as the ‪#‎CharlieHebdo‬ shootings, we often conveniently forget the collective carnage that we, as a species inflict on each other.

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Lest We Forget

Art & Design, Australia, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Politics

January 27, 2015

My latest cartoon, outlining some of my thoughts regarding ‪#‎AustraliaDay‬ and the fact that in just over 200 years we have nearly destroyed over 60,000 years

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End the Violence In Gaza – Global Review Issue #1

Art & Design, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Middle East, News, Politics

July 31, 2014

During the past three weeks Israel has continuously committed heinous acts of terror against the Palestinian People. The hypocrisy of world leaders and the impotence of their

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Abbott Meets Ethnics

Australia, Blog, Illustration, Politics

July 3, 2014

A quick sketch I drew for an excellent satirical piece published on Sajjeling.

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Disaster Capitalism

Australia, Blog, Illustration, Middle East, Pakistan

February 19, 2013

A series of illustrations I drew for the launch of Antony Loewenstein’s exhibition of amazing photos from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea and across

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Auspol_Feature

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The Sad State of Aussie Politics

Art & Design, Australia, Illustration

May 17, 2010

Here is my latest musing on the state of Australian politics, published online at the Window Dresser’s Arms.

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Ahmed the Exchange Student

Blog, Illustration, Middle East, USA

May 3, 2010

Below is one of my illustrated thoughts in a small series of musings on the world around us – published in the Window Dressers Arms  

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US Riding the World

Blog, Illustration, Middle East, Pakistan, Politics, USA

December 17, 2008

The following cartoon “US Riding the World” was selected for heat eight of the inaugural New Matilda Political Cartoon Competition.    

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US Foreign Policy

Australia, Blog, Illustration, Middle East, Politics, USA

December 17, 2008

The following image is a ceramic plate I painted and donated to the annual National Art School’s FONAS Charity Plate Show – A one night only auction with over 150

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Poultry Parable for Homeless Youth

Australia, Blog, General, Illustration

August 12, 2008

The following cartoon was published in Eureka Street on August 12, 2008 alongside an article by John Honner about the state of Australia’s homeless youth:

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Tax Cuts

Art & Design, Australia, Illustration, Politics

August 7, 2008

The following cartoon was published in Eureka Street on June 03, 2008 alongside an article by Brian Lawrence regarding the Rudd Government’s stance on fair pay and tax

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Perfect Match

Art & Design, Illustration

August 7, 2008

My following cartoon “Perfect Match” was published in Eureka Street on July 23, 2008. It accompanied an article by Marco Beljac on String Theory: “We usually

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IanPaisleyFeature

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Converting Paisley the Irish Demagogue

Art & Design, Blog, Illustration, Politics

June 8, 2008

The following cartoon was published in Eureka Street on May 27, 2008 alongside an article by Frank O’Shea about Northern Ireland’s infamous Ian Paisly.

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Diplomatic Soda Diplomatic Soda

April 12, 2017

TheSyrianReaper_LR The Syrian Reaper

April 10, 2017

TrumptyDumpty_LR Trumpty Dumpty

February 27, 2017

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November 22, 2016

supermoon_lr The Super Moon

November 15, 2016

laws_lr_reubenbrand LAWS

November 8, 2016

Please Explain Please Explain

September 21, 2016