Ginger Meggs at 100!
Ginger Meggs, the famous Australian comic strip character, first appeared on 13th November, 1921.
Opportoonists! A quick and dirty investigation into NFTs
It’s a fad! It’s the future of media! The art world thinks NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are a thing, but are they a thing for you?
Stanley Awards postponed
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks and restrictions, the ACA has decided to postpone the Stanley Awards and Conference
Statement on Pulitzer Prize for Cartooning 2021
A statement from the ACA President, decrying the non-awarding of the Pulitzer Prize for Cartooning in 2021.
Opening of Manga Mania exhibition at National Cartoon Gallery
The National Cartoon Gallery are excited to announce their Manga Mania exhibition opening event. Update: Booking link added.
ACA members coffee catchup by Zoom, Wed 5 May. Yes, it's on again. Following our inaugural chinwag with Cathy Wilcox, the ACA will be hosting a members-only Zoom chat every month. The exact times and days of...
Australia’s First Comic Strip Turns 100!
Iconic Australian comic strip, The Potts, which appeared daily in newspapers around Australia for generations, turns 100 as Australia’s oldest comic strip.
2020 Stanley Awards & Covid-19
2020 Stanley Awards to go ahead, but the Awards Dinner and Conference have been cancelled for this year.
Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition
In Celebration of Elton’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, the National Cartoon Gallery is hosting the Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition!
Deputy President’s Night (VIC)
A night of light supper, drawing industry chat and podcasting!
(3 September 2019)
Three Of A Kind Night (NSW)
We've got another great Three Of A Kind Night cranked up and raring to go!
Only ourselves to blame: copyright! (Inkspot archives)
From the Inkspot archives — a window into Australian Copyright, circa 1991.
Moral Rights (Inkspot archives)
From the Inkspot archives — a window into Australian Moral Rights, circa 1992.
Bob Hawke Tops Cartoonists’ Poll
It’s official - Bob Hawke is the most popular Australian Prime Minister ever amongst the nation’s cartoonists, a new survey has revealed.
Where are they now? PETER RUSSELL-CLARKE
Peter started his cartooning career at the age of 14 and commenced work as a professional commercial cartoonist. This evolved into drawing advertisements for many of the major companies in Australia.