News David Pope: The Canberra Times editorial cartoonist's latest work 2018-03-22T17:21:34.000000000+11:00 Cartoons from The Canberra Times editorial artist. 'Maggots,' 'morons' and 'dogs': building union boss unloads on Labor 2018-03-22T17:21:03.000000000+11:00 John Setka, the Victorian chief of the CFMEU, is not happy that Wayne Swan is a candidate for Labor national president. Versatile Bird set to add a new dimension to Broncos 2018-03-22T17:20:34.000000000+11:00 Jack Bird could be the answer to a whole lot of questions for Brisbane this year, with the 23-year-old to get his first taste of action in 2018 against the Tigers. Melbourne United star Josh Boone ready to rumble in crucial game three 2018-03-22T17:18:45.000000000+11:00 Josh Boone has overcome a back problem and will be leading Melbourne United's charge for a game three win in the NBL grand final series on Friday night. Emergency Services Agency slams firefighter shortage claims amid union stoush 2018-03-22T17:18:07.000000000+11:00 Emergency Services Association rubbishes "outrageous" union claims that a firefighter shortage led it to break the law. For many people, Facebook is the internet in South-east Asia 2018-03-22T17:14:21.000000000+11:00 Social media plays a crucial role in South-east Asian politics. But the Cambridge Analytica scandal could also prompt debate about people's right to privacy. DNA test exposed serial rapist dubbed 'night stalker' 2018-03-22T17:10:43.000000000+11:00 After eluding detection for eight years, a serial rapist dubbed the "night stalker" came undone when he fondled the teenage daughter of a friend. Australia urged to sign up and help save the world's cultural heritage 2018-03-22T17:09:05.000000000+11:00 The antiquities dated back up to 9000 years, but it took just two days for the marauders to steal them. Chinese Communist Party takes firmer grip propaganda levers 2018-03-22T17:08:48.000000000+11:00 Xi Jinping's party takes control of media, language training and the affairs of overseas Chinese as the weakening of the state itself continues. Bill Shorten sticks by ALP secretary named as co-architect of 'rorts for votes' 2018-03-22T17:03:26.000000000+11:00 Bill Shorten has no plans to remove the ALP's national secretary despite a damning finding that he led a campaign in 2014 that misused public funds.