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Bill Leak, artist whose cartoons had a razor-sharp political message

Leak won 19 Stanley Awards, for excellence by the Australian Cartoonists' Association.

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Vale Bill Leak: 1956-2017

Vale Bill Leak: 1956-2017

It would be a shame if Bill Leak is only remembered as a reactionary cultural warrior, Dr Christopher Sheil writes.

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Politicians, TV personalities and other well-wishers attend Bill Leak memorial service

Bill Leak's memorial service, held on Friday afternoon at the Sydney Town Hall, was attended by prime ministers present and past, editors, television personalities, and several hundred well-wishers.

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Bill Leak 'united Australians', Malcolm Turnbull says

Bill Leak 'united Australians', Malcolm Turnbull says

The Prime Minister eulogises Bill Leak as a talented satirist and "the best and funniest raconteur" in an address at a public memorial service in Sydney for the controversial cartoonist, who died last week.

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	Bill Leak remembered at memorial in Sydney

Bill Leak remembered at memorial in Sydney's Town Hall

Mourners have gatheredat Sydney's Town Hall to farewell legendary cartoonist Bill Leak, who died last week of a suspected heart attack.

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	Bill Leak memorial at Sydney

Bill Leak memorial at Sydney's town Hall

Mourners have gatheredat Sydney's Town Hall to farewell legendary cartoonist Bill Leak, who died last week of a suspected heart attack.

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	Bill Leak memorial in Sydney

Bill Leak memorial in Sydney's town Hall

Mourners have gatheredat Sydney's Town Hall to farewell legendary cartoonist Bill Leak, who died last week of a suspected heart attack.

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Q&A interrupted by protester amid Bill Leak racism debate

Q&A interrupted by protester amid Bill Leak racism debate

A woman is removed from the Q&A audience as the controversial cartoonist's work is discussed and Canadian singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright warns Australia is "a little far behind" on dealing with racial issues.

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Bill Leak dies: A brilliant cartoonist who polarised Australia

Bill Leak dies: A brilliant cartoonist who polarised Australia

Admirers called Bill Leak a genius of wit and originality, but critics said he fuelled race tensions.

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Cartoonist Bill Leak 'did everything to extremes'

It is easy to forget that the controversial cartoonist was an artist before he was a controversialist, and he was an illustrator before he was a provocateur.

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Vale Bill Leak: A satirist who played hard and took no prisoners

Vale Bill Leak: A satirist who played hard and took no prisoners

Bill Leak divided his audience, image by image — and, suddenly, there won't be any more of them.

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	Bill Leak death leads to emotional tributes

Bill Leak death leads to emotional tributes

High-profile friends are responding to the sudden death of controversial cartoonist Bill Leak, who suffered a heart attack and died on Friday.

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'I can't believe he is dead': PM in shock over friend's death

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has led a series of tributes from federal government ministers after the death of controversial News Corp cartoonist Bill Leak on Friday.

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'I can't believe he is dead': PM in shock over friend's death -

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has led a series of tributes from federal government ministers after the death of controversial News Corp cartoonist Bill Leak on Friday.

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	Tributes for controversial cartoonist Bill Leak

Tributes for controversial cartoonist Bill Leak

High-profile friends are responding to the sudden death of controversial cartoonist Bill Leak, who suffered a heart attack and died on Friday.

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	Bill Leak dead aged 61

Bill Leak dead aged 61

Legendary Australian cartoonist Bill Leak has died of a suspected heart attack at 61. Leak worked at The Australian for two decades, winning nine Walkley awards for his work.

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	Australian cartoonist Bill Leak dies of heart attack

Australian cartoonist Bill Leak dies of heart attack

Legendary Australian cartoonist Bill Leak has died of a suspected heart attack at 61. Leak worked at The Australian for two decades, winning nine Walkley awards for his work.

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Cartoonist Bill Leak dead after suspected heart attack

Cartoonist Bill Leak has died after suffering a suspected heart attack, his employer News Corp Australia has confirmed.

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Cartoonist Bill Leak dies of suspected heart attack

Cartoonist Bill Leak dies of suspected heart attack

The Australian's editorial cartoonist Bill Leak dies aged 61 of a suspected heart attack.

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News Corp banned from Midsumma festival after 'homophobic' Bill Leak cartoons

Victoria's premier queer festival has axed its sponsorship deal with News Corp and the Herald Sun amid a community backlash over perceived homophobic reporting by Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

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Q&A recap: Panel goes to war for final episode of the year

On its final outing for the year Q&A went to war, with the usual 2016 suspects - Donald Trump, Malcolm Turnbull, Tony Abbott, Bill Leak, racism, sexism, and so on, and on and on and on - among the contested territory. There was plenty of crossfire. B

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	Aboriginal actress Nakkiah Lui clashes with commentator over

Aboriginal actress Nakkiah Lui clashes with commentator over 'racist' Bill Leak cartoon

The fallout over a controversial drawing by Australian cartoonist Bill Leak has continued, with Aboriginal actor Nakkiah Lui arguing with panelists on Q and A about whether or not it was racist.

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Being offended by Bill Leak's cartoon misses the point, says Marcia Langton

There is a new, dangerous Aboriginal culture emerging and it puts women and children at risk of assault, says Marcia Langton.

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Experts urge Australians to forget Bill Leak, think of indigenous women instead

Despite being criticised for deserting their "brothers", these activists want all of Australia to intervene and help stop the indigenous domestic violence epidemic.

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'I just wanted a frank discussion': Bill Leak complaint dropped

'I just wanted a frank discussion': Bill Leak complaint dropped

An Aboriginal woman who lodged a racial discrimination complaint against Australian newspaper cartoonist Bill Leak says she dropped the case because she did not think he was going to cooperate with the conciliation process.

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Eric Abetz welcomes withdrawal of Bill Leak cartoon complaint

Eric Abetz welcomes withdrawal of Bill Leak cartoon complaint

Federal Government backbencher Eric Abetz welcomes the withdrawal of a race discrimination complaint against cartoonist Bill Leak.

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Racial discrimination complaint against cartoonist Bill Leak dropped

The racial discrimination complaint against provocative newspaper cartoonist Bill Leak has been withdrawn.

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Freedom of speech inquiry will benefit RDA

Given the problematic nature of the QUT case and the unreasonable attempts to pursue Bill Leak, the thorough review outlined by Mr Brandis is timely and necessary.

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Liberal MP Julian Leeser proposes 18C 'fix' to throw out junk race hate complaints

Streamlining complaints under controversial provisions of the Human Rights Act would avoid long delays in cases like cartoonist Bill Leak and students at the Queensland University of Technology, Liberal backbench newcomer Julian Leeser said on Frida

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Howard 'distressed' Trump, Clinton ignoring TPP

Howard 'distressed' Trump, Clinton ignoring TPP

Former prime minister John Howard criticises both US presidential candidates for turning their backs on free trade deals, and launches a defence of Bill Leak's cartoon of Indigenous Australians.

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WA's top cop 'inflaming racial tensions' with Bill Leak reference

WA's top cop 'inflaming racial tensions' with Bill Leak reference

MPs from both sides of politics accuse WA Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan of provoking racial tensions in Kalgoorlie after he referenced a controversial cartoon by Bill Leak.

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WA's top cop 'provoking racial tensions' with Bill Leak reference

WA's top cop 'provoking racial tensions' with Bill Leak reference

MPs from both sides of politics accuse WA Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan of inflaming racial tensions in Kalgoorlie after he referenced a controversial cartoon by Bill Leak.

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Bill Leak 'singled out' for 18C racial discrimination investigation

Bill Leak 'singled out' for 18C racial discrimination investigation

Cartoonist Bill Leak says it is "absurd" he has been accused of being racist and that he is being investigated by the Human Rights Commission over a cartoon portraying an Aboriginal father and son.

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 Bill Leak cartoon an accurate view of what police see, WA's top cop says

Bill Leak cartoon an accurate view of what police see, WA's top cop says

A controversial cartoon by Bill Leak depicting an Aboriginal man with a beer can who does not remember his son's name is an "accurate reflection" of what police see daily, according to WA's top officer.

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