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Horacek Cartoons for The Australia Institute

Here are a couple of my recent cartoons from my wonderful gig at progressive thinktank The Australia Institute. Every fortnight they publish an e-newsletter, full of analysis and research and fact checking, and with a Horacek cartoon as well. My cartoons have their own page on the Australia Institute where you can see all the […]
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New book – Hey Diddle Diddle!

Come spring in Australia, keep an eye out for my new book Hey Diddle Diddle, which will be hitting the shelves in all good bookstores near you! It’s being published by Walker Books in a beautiful luxurious edition – my version of the famous nursery rhyme, with lots of extra gorgeous characters, and making some […]
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The darling little monster Growl!

The Story of Growl was my second picture book, and it’s one that is very dear to my heart. I love this little monster, so spirited and feisty. I particularly love the fact that people just assume the Growl is male and it is only when they get to the second page, where the text […]
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The Monthly

Since last year, every second month, the wonderful magazine The Monthly publishes a picture of mine on the very last quarter of the very last page, under the heading Rear View. The editor Michael Williams said he didn’t want a cartoon per se, but something that was looser than that, like a peak into the […]
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Cartoons for The Australia Institute

I’ve just started working with the progressive thinktank The Australia Institute. They have a fortnightly e-newsletter, and I’m doing cartoons for it on issues dear to their hearts, which just happen to pretty much be issues dear to mine. Below my first cartoon for them, ‘Green Coal’. I don’t think I could have invented a […]
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‘HAPPY’ WORLD REFUGEE DAY 20 June 2023

I By popular demand, I’ve put the Leafblower cartoon featured in my June newsletter up onto Redbubble – you can get it on cushions, t-shirts, mugs, posters, phone cases, notebooks, so many things! I’ll donate 50% of any profit I make on any merch sold for the rest of July to the Asylum Seekers Resources Centre. […]
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Random Life, Random Stuff

By popular demand, the endpaper artwork from my cartoon collection Random Life is now available on Redbubble. It consists of lots of figures and objects from the book. Click here to view All The Things You Can Get It Printed On. Don’t forget there are lots of other Horacek cartoons available on products too – […]
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April 2023 Newsletter

Snorkelling in autumn, gotta love a tropical reef! Click here to view my April 2023 newsletter in your web browser. Or, you can download the pdf version below. My newsletter is sent out at every month apart from January. It’s free. I love new subscribers so please feel free to forward it to anyone you […]
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