The Australian government sets up a wide-ranging carbon tax after a long fought battle. The general populace are left puzzled and bemused after years of arguments between political rivals and vested interests.
The Federal Government finally agrees to a national Royal Commission into institutionalised child abuse after intense lobbying by the Newcastle Herald and Journalist Joanne McCarthy. This was on behalf of hundreds of victims of Catholic Clergy in the Hunter Valley and thousands more across the country.
The Conda Awards are the region’s annual prizes for acting. In 2012 the theme was a combination of the Addams Family and Happy Days to celebrate 50 years of television in the Hunter Valley. I was asked to provide an artwork for their advertising and programme.