Strengthening Disability Advocacy conference 2014
Champions of change

4 & 5 August @ Melbourne & Olympic Park Convention Centre

First Dog on the Moon

Photo of First Dog on the Moon, Award winning Cartoonist for the Guardian

Award winning Cartoonist for the Guardian

Andrew Marlton (aka First Dog on the Moon)is the editorial cartoonist for the Guardian Australia. He won a Walkley award in 2012 for his cartoon ‘Drowning’ and was named the MOAD cartoonist of the year in 2011. He wrote and illustrated The Story of the Christmas Story and illustrated The Wombat and the Grand Poohjam with children’s author Jackie French.

His successful stage show ‘Cartoobs and Other Typos’ featured in 2013’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival and won the Tour Ready Award at 2012’s Melbourne Fringe Festival. He has held a number of exhibitions including two at Platform Public Art Space underneath Flinders St Station, A Marsupial Life’ and ‘The Universe According to First Dog on the Moon. First Dog on the Moon’s Guide to Modern Living is presented every Sunday at 9.55am on ABC’s Radio National, and is he currently the official cartoonist for the Western Bulldogs.

Session

Finale

Tuesday 5th August, 2014: 5:30am - 6:30am

Featuring Australia’s much loved cartoonist Andrew Marlton, otherwise known as First Dog on the Moon, gives us a wrap then the acclaimed Shaking the Tree choir takes us out with songs that give difference a whole new meaning.