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RESEARCH NOTES 6 – A CONVERSATION ABOUT AUSTRALIAN BLUES MUSIC: LIFE BEYOND THE MAINSTREAM

Blues for Lost Souls* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpCoEv9X2tU Downhome Duo - "Just A Closer Walk With Thee" Instrumental Gospel music represents “hope”.   Hope for a better life to come, hope...

UniSA brings industry expertise and research together to strive for Zero homelessness

The pursuit of zero homelessness in Australia is one step closer this week as renowned social change expert and Industry Adjunct with the University...

Beds in car parks don’t solve Australia’s rough sleeping problem

A place to park the homeless for the night in a CBD car park doesn’t solve the problem of homelessness. BedDown/Facebook   A plan to provide...

‘We all slept in the car, five of us’. Young refugees talk about being homeless in Australia

There is help available for young refugees who find themselves homeless in Australia, if only they can find it. Supakit Wisetanuphong/Shutterstock One of the biggest...

Melbourne’s Blues music community “Playin’ For A Cause”

"There's no problems, only Solutions"   John Lennon "Watching The Wheels Go Round" On Saturday 3rd August, several blues bands have donated their time and will be...

‘I didn’t want to be homeless with a baby’: young women share their stories of homelessness

People between the ages of 25 and 34 are the largest group of woman who find themselves homeless. Oleg Golovnev/Shutterstock Increasing numbers of women lack...

Look beyond crisis accommodation so people like Courtney Herron aren’t homeless in the first place

The public outrage at the killing of Courtney Herron, including a vigil in the park where her body was found, demands more than...

Carelessly linking crime to being homeless adds to the harmful stigma

Floral tributes form a makeshift memorial to Courtney Herron, whose body was found in Royal Park, Melbourne, on Saturday. David Crosling/AAP The news of Courtney...

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities, driven by rising inequality since 2001

In 2001, around half of homeless people were found in capital cities. Today it’s almost two-thirds. Photographee.eu/Shutterstock Homelessness has increased greatly in Australian capital cities...
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MAY 4 “AMY WINEHOUSE RESURRECTED” A promo greatly appreciated

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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.