Cartoonist Larry Pickering. Photo: Regi Varghese
Cartoonist Larry Pickering. Photo: Regi Varghese

Controversial cartoonist Larry Pickering dead at 76

CONTROVERSIAL Gold Coast-based cartoonist Larry Pickering has died, aged 76, following a long illness.

Mr Pickering died last night surrounded by family after a two-year battle with cancer.

The father of 11 checked himself out of hospital late last week to spend his final days with his family.

The four-time Walkley Award-winner became well-known in the 1970s for his work during the Whitlam and Fraser governments, which was collected into best-selling books.

His work appeared in The AustralianThe Canberra TimesThe National Times and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Read the full story at The Gold Coast Bulletin.


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