Wes Mountain is a cartoonist, illustrator and writer based in Melbourne. He is currently the multimedia editor at the conversation.

Cartoons and Illustrations

As well as comics and illustrations at The Conversation, Wes has produced cartoons for outlets such as Crikey, The Citizen, University of Melbourne's Election Watch, Margaret Gee's Media Round, Independent Australia and the King's Tribune.

He regularly blogs at This is Australia. Today. and has a tumblr here.


Wes has written articles and features for Crikey, The King's Tribune, The Citizen, the Melbourne Press Club and Melbourne Writer's Festival. He is also currently the Deputy Multimedia Editor at The Conversation.

In the past he has live-tweeted events for the Centre for Advancing Journalism, the Wheeler Centre and the Melbourne Writer's Festival (2012, 13 and 14), and contributed a chapter to What's Next in Journalism: New Media Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories on Renai Lemay's Delimiter. 

His twitter account is @therevmountain.