The Budgie Subscription


From: $49.00 / month

If a little bit of luxury – or, say, a taxpayer funded tour promoting your own book – is your speed, then The Budgie is for you.


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If a little bit of luxury – or, say, a taxpayer-funded tour promoting your own book – is your speed, then The Budgie is for you.

It comes with all the New Matilda goodies, plus you get to nominate an Aboriginal business or not-for-profit you’d like to donate New Matilda advertising to. Once you subscribe, choose your free gifts, then sit back and relax – we’ll contact you and find out who you want to donate your advertising too, contact them, let them know of your generosity and then organize the advertising artwork.

‘Get on yer bike’ and grab The Budgie, and we promise to put your generous contribution to good use shining light in dark places.

A Budgie level subscription includes:

  • 1 x high quality print of your favourite New Matilda cartoon
  • 1 x New Matilda’s This Is Not A Greeting Card, sent to your least favourite federal politician
  • 1 x free advertising on New Matilda for one Aboriginal business or not-for-profit for one month


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Eggs Barnaby, The Rain, Invasion, The Liberal Party

'This Is Not A Greeting Card' Recipient

Tony Abbott, Eric Abetz, John Alexander, Kevin Andrews,, Cory Bernardi, Simon Birmingham, Julie Bishop, George Brandis, Matthew Canavan, Michaelia Cash, George Christensen, Steven Ciobo, Mathias Cormann, Michael Danby, Peter Dutton, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Mitch Fifield, Josh Frydenberg, Pauline Hanson, Andrew Hastie, Derryn Hinch, Greg Hunt, Barnaby Joyce, Bob Katter, Craig Kelly, Sussan Ley, David Leyonhjelm, Ian Macdonald, Scott Morrison, Kelly O'Dwyer, James Paterson, Christian Porter, Christopher Pyne, Nigel Scullion, Bill Shorten, Zed Seselja, Arthur Sinodinos, Alan Tudge, Malcolm Turnbull, Tim Wilson

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Chris Graham is the publisher and editor of New Matilda. He is the former founding managing editor of the National Indigenous Times and Tracker magazine. In more than three decades of journalism he's had his home and office raided by the Australian Federal Police; he's been arrested and briefly jailed in Israel; he's reported from a swag in Outback Australia on and off for years. Chris has worked across multiple mediums including print, radio and film. His proudest achievement is serving as an Associate producer on John Pilger's 2013 film Utopia. He's also won a few journalism awards along the way in both the US and Australia, including a Walkley Award, a Walkley High Commendation and two Human Rights Awards. Since late 2021, Chris has been battling various serious heart and lung conditions. He's begun the process of quietly planning a "gentle exit" after "tying up a few loose ends" in 2024 and 2025. So watch this space.