2018 Quills: Cartoon

Matt Golding of The Age won the 2018 Cartoon Quill for his piercing take on Australia's political leadership woes.

Judges' citation

Eight years of history in one topical cartoon! Matt Golding's brilliant cartoon about the dumping of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister and the elevation of Scott Morrison captured a devastating pattern in Australian politics. The simple imagery and clever wordplay encapsulates the absurdity of the current political landscape.

The winning entry

'Stab ... Stability', The Age, 28 August 2018

Highly Commended

Jim Pavlidis of The Age for Bank Fees in Perpetuity 

Other finalists

John Ditchburn, The Courier, Ballarat, The Media's View of a Police Line-Up 



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