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View from The Hill: Peter Dutton faces his own ‘long march’

Image: Jono Searle/AAP A few weeks ago Peter Dutton would have been contemplating, in the event of the Morrison government’s likely defeat, contesting the Liberal...

The ‘Biloela family’ are going home – but what will Labor do with thousands of other asylum seekers in limbo in Australia?

Image: AAP The long-running case of the “Biloela family” has taken a step forward, after the new Labor government confirmed they would be allowed to return home...

Grattan on Saturday: Stellar first week for Anthony Albanese but tough months ahead

Image: Lukas Coch/AAP Anthony Albanese had expected the election might be a week earlier than it was, because last Saturday would bump up against Tuesday’s...

National Sorry Day is a day to commemorate those taken. But ‘sorry’ is not enough – we need action

A young child lights a candle to commemorate the Stolen Generations. Paul Miller/AAP Image This article contains mentions of the Stolen Generations, and policies using...

Australian voters have elected their government. Now the Labor Party has to make them believe they were right

Image: AAP/Rick Rycroft Elections are a test - the ultimate test, really – of those who serve as parliamentarians and those who aspire to serve....

Victoria turns red and teal as Liberals are all but vanquished in greater Melbourne

Image: Diego Fedle/AAP The federal election result is highly problematic for the Liberal Party. Aside from finding itself on the opposition benches for the first...

Scott Morrison defeated – Labor to govern in minority or majority

Image: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas The Morrison government has been resoundingly defeated, with Labor headed for office, although whether in a minority or majority was unclear...

Grattan on Saturday: Numbers fly as unedifying campaign draws towards its close

Image: Mick Tsikas/AAP The text arrived on Thursday morning, from a woman who helps me with my horses. “And now I have to do that...

Morrison is hoping for an election surprise but ‘uncommitted’ voters rarely turn things around in the final week

AAP Image/James Ross The number of voters the Coalition is attempting to sway in the final days of the campaign varies widely, depending on how...

Hey, guess what, guys? Women vote too – and they may decide the outcome of this election

Image: AAP/Diego Fidele Because “women’s issues” have been in the headlines over the last year, it may seem strange they have not been more prominent...
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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.