Sam Wallman

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Sam Wallman is an Australian Left-wing comics journalist, political cartoonist[1] and editor based in Melbourne, Victoria. He is actively involved in the Trade Union Movement,[2] having previously been a union delegate, and an employee [3] of the National Union of Workers.

Comics Journalism[edit]

In 2014, his viral comic 'At Work In Our Detention Centres: A Guard's Story' was nominated for a Walkley Award, and won the Australian Human Rights Award[4] in the Print and Online Media category. In 2016, his long-form comic essays 'Winding Up The Window: The End of Australia's Auto Industry'[5] and 'Brick by Brick: Is This Europe'[6] were nominated[7] for Walkley Awards.


  1. ^ "An Interview With Sam Wallman, TLB32 Cover Artist | The Lifted Brow". Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ ""With its militarised borders, Australia is leading by the worst possible example"". Equal Times. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Creating a 'town square' for workers online « The Walkley Foundation". Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  4. ^ Dominic.O'Grady (10 December 2014). "Human Rights Awards honour quiet Australian heroes". Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Winding up the Window: the end of the Australian Auto Industry". News. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Brick by Brick: A comic from Eastern Europe's border crisis". News. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  7. ^ "SBS nominated for two Walkley Awards". News. Retrieved 4 May 2017.