“What happened to the car industry” Ian Porter tells this story more in sorrow than in anger. With cartoons by Mark Knight & John Spooner, It is an indictment of political folly and industrial vandalism.
The first casualty in war is Truth! And Cartoonists get extra pressure put on them to turn out Propaganda work for their Governments. Mick Armstrong did this, so successfully that his work was published all over the Allied Army’s Countries.
In his superb illustrations he has commented on, and illuminated everything from politics to international war, from human relationships to animal rights, from reconciliation to the peculiarities of medicine and law.
With protection from the federal government in the early years, and co-investment more recently, the industry thrived, and dragged Australia out of the farm era and into the ranks of industrialised countries.
These days, the industry has provided a great return on the taxpayer investment; income tax paid by automotive workers repays the taxpayer three times over.
What Happened to the Car Industry? tells this story more in sorrow than in anger. Accompanied by superb cartoons by Mark Knight and John Spooner, it is an indictment of
political folly and industrial vandalism.
William Richard “Bill” Shorten (born 12 May 1967) is an Australian politician who is the current Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Australia, in his capacity as Leader of the Australian Labor Party. He was elected party leader at the leadership election in October 2013, and led the party at the 2016 federal election.
Australia’s one day of the year, has for many years defined our country’s spirit. And is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, these cartoons created by Australian Cartoonists are a very important historical record of public opinions of the day