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First Nations people shouldn’t have to wait for a referendum to get a Voice to Parliament

Mick Tsikas/AAP Image The new Labor government has promised to make a significant change in the life of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, with a...

Ancestral Remains of First Nations people were once stolen for trophies. Now they will have a national resting place

Daughter of the late Sir Robert Menzies Heather Henderson, Chairperson of AIATSIS Jodie Sizer, Jenny Morrison, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and CEO of...

Time to enshrine a First Nations Voice to Parliament

On International Human Rights Day, the Law Council of Australia restates its unwavering support for a First Nations Voice to Parliament enshrined in the...

Our research shows public support for a First Nations Voice is not only high, it’s deeply entrenched

Image: Mick Tsikas/AAP Much has been written about why Indigenous recognition is important. Such recognition would be a legal change to address the dispossession of Indigenous...

Explainer: what is the ‘good faith’ defence thwarted by the High Court in Zachary Rolfe’s murder trial?

  Image: David Crosling/AAP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains names and images of deceased people. A High Court ruling on...

‘The stars aligned’: Ash Barty’s Wimbledon win is an historic moment for Indigenous people and women in sport

  Picture: Neil Hall/EPA/AAP Over the weekend in London, the stars aligned in the most remarkable way. On the 50th anniversary of Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s...

Larissa Behrendt asks why Indigenous justice has not changed since the Royal Commission 30 years ago

The Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody 30 years on: where to now? Sir Zelman Cowan Oration 2021 Professor Larissa Behrendt It's an honour to be...

First Nations families need support to stay together, before we create another Stolen Generation

      Child protection services must be culturally safe and responsive to the Aboriginal children and families they serve. Jodie Griggs / Getty Image   Aboriginal and...

‘Destruction by a thousand cuts’: the relentless threat mining poses to the Pilbara cultural landscape

 Picture: Alan Porritt/AAP Just as the parliamentary inquiry into Rio Tinto’s destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters was reconvening in Canberra, another culturally significant site was damaged at...

Toxicity swirls around January 26, but we can change the nation with a Voice to parliament

 Picture: Lukas Coch/AAP We are at the day of the nation’s annual ritual of celebrating the arrivals, while not formally recognising the ancient peoples who were...
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Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.