Mick Joffe is one of Australia's leading caricaturists and has draw professionally in 24 countries. Mick has drawn more than 20,000 Australians and has published four books on Australian characters. He has been awarded an honorary Masters Degree from the University of NSW for his work, was Citizen of the Year for Hornsby Shire in 1997 and recently has been granted a fellowship in the Australian Institute of History and Art.
“Mick is one of the enduring Australian characters...
I believe in the man and his work.”
- Alan Jones
Mick has interviewed over 1500 Australian characters, each accompanied by their own caricature. As of today most of these interviews exist only in the ink and paper that they were originally scribbled down with. In due time, Mick hopes to get all of his life’s work typed up for everyone to access on the web; so far 22 characters have been uploaded.
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- Ann MurphyThe Maid of the Mountains
- Bill BarnesPioneer radio personality & famous bailiff
- Bob McMaw
- Doc HowlettPioneer tuna fisho of Port Lincoln
- Edna JessopFamous Drover
- Eric JolliffeFamous cartoonist of the outback
- Fred CostelloSpeared by Aborigines
- Geoff MackCountry music singer and songwriter
- Gordon JohnstonA Pitt Town Local Legend and character
- H.R.H. Prince LeonardPrince of Hutt River Province
- Jack McLeod
- Ken DownesSnowy River Canoeing
- Laurie Wilson“Laurence of Arcadia”
- Lindy Chamberlain“A dingo took my baby!”
- Milton Golby
- Nancy WakeThe White Mouse
- Noel FullertonThe Camel King
- Ray Blisset“The Blizzard”
- Rod EmmersonRockhampton’s popular cartoonist
- Sir Edmund HillaryFirst man to climb Mount Everest
- Sir Mark OliphantReluctant Builder of the Atom Bomb
- Ted MatthewsThe Last Anzac
See also a list of most of Mick's interviews from 1993 to 2006.