Ron Tandberg

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Ronald Peter Tandberg (31 December 1943 – 8 January 2018) was an Australian illustrator and cartoonist. He was born in Melbourne, Australia.

He contributed to The Age newspaper in Melbourne, Australia from 1972. He works include eleven Walkley Awards.[1] He was inducted into the Melbourne Press Club's Victorian Hall of Fame in 2014.[2]

Tandberg died from oesophageal cancer at St John of God Hospital, in Geelong, Victoria, surrounded by his family, in the afternoon of 8 January 2018, at the age of 74.[3][4]

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  1. Walkley Award history, www.walkley.com
  2. Harris, Steve (11 October 2014). "Ron Tandberg inducted into Melbourne Press Club's Hall of Fame". The Age. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  3. Wright, Tony (8 January 2018). "Ron Tandberg dies: A legend has drawn his last cartoon". The Age.
  4. Knaus, Christopher; Delaney, Brigid (8 January 2018). "Ron Tandberg: Fairfax Media's Walkley award-winning cartoonist dies, age 74". The Guardian.