Forgetting the forgotten children


Fiona Katauskas' cartoon Forgetting the forgotten children shows Shorten and Abbott each tossing the Human Rights Report in the bin, while Shorten says ‘At least WE pretended to briefly feel mildly concerned.



Fiona Katauskas Fiona Katauskas' work has also appeared in ABC's The DrumNew Matilda, The Sydney Morning HeraldThe AgeThe AustralianThe Financial Review and Scribe's Best Australian political cartoon anthologies.

Topic tags: Fiona Katauskas, Bill Shorten, Tony Abbott, Human Rights, Forgotten Children



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Don't knock it! At least they still KNOW what's right.

rose drake | 18 February 2015  

A sad but true picture

Robert Liddy | 18 February 2015  

Precisely, and this is what the ideologue supporters of both sides ignore. Both major parties are culpable. This report is not about stopping boats but about the damage being done to innocent children by long-existing processes of mandatory detention going back to Keating's time.

Ginger Meggs | 18 February 2015  


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