23 August 20221 September 2022 Cartoons / The environment Counting lyre birds Sofia Sabbagh Sofia Sabbagh Sofia Sabbagh is an arts-based researcher, story-teller, and collaborator. She works with kids and adults in environmentally engaged creative processes. Her work invites playfulness, curiosity and a getting to know of ourselves in our environment. More by Sofia Sabbagh Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 22 March 2023 Cartoons Standing at Solidarity Park Sam Wallman In 1997, in response to anti-union legislation, 30,000 unionists marched on WA Parliament, and were ignored. On May Day, directly across the road from Parliament, aka ‘Bullshit Castle’, a site was pegged and legally claimed by unionists using the Mining Act. Remarkably, Solidarity Park is now Heritage Protected. The site is not just historic though, it’s alive. We ought to keep it overflowing with our movements. 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 21 February 202322 February 2023 Cartoons It’s time to tame the pokies Sam Wallman Australia is home to 0.3 per cent of the world's population but 20 per cent of the world's pokies. Pokies' users in New South Wales lose an average of $4,500 per person every year, or $11.4 billion a year. It's time to make the gutless politicians tame the pokies.