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If humans disappeared, what would happen to our dogs?

For many of us, dogs are our best friends. But have you wondered what would happen to your dog if we suddenly disappeared? Can...

Five ways to help your dog live a longer, healthier life

Image: Taylah with Harper the GSP: Picture courtesy of Taylah Moschetti As anyone who has ever lived with a dog will know, it often feels...

Surprisingly few animals die in wildfires – and that means we can help more in the aftermath

Getty Images The estimate that one billion animals were killed by Australia’s 2019-20 Black Summer fires drew international attention to the fate of wildlife during fire. This estimate...

How hot is too hot? Here’s how to tell if your dog is suffering during the summer heat

Image: Coco, courtesy of Jody Russell Hot weather can be dangerous to our canine friends. Humans can sweat all over our body, but dogs can...

Street life ain’t easy for a stray cat, with most dying before they turn 1. So what’s the best way to deal with them?

  Picture: Shutterstock Odds are, if you’ve seen a cat prowling around your neighbourhood, it doesn’t have an owner. Australia is home to hordes of...

“Get out of the water!” Monster shark movies massacre shark conservation

Undeniably the shark movie to end all shark movies, the 1975 blockbuster, Jaws, not only smashed box office expectations, but forever changed the way...

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means for forest wildlife

  AAP Image/Supplied by Dr Peter Smith Australia’s forest-dwelling wildlife is in greater peril after last week’s court ruling that logging — even if it...

Why dogs don’t care for being groomed (and for the love of dog don’t snip their whiskers)

  Bodi: Courtesy of June Greaves The dog-themed reality show, Pooch Perfect, imposes makeovers on a steady stream of dogs that haven’t asked for them....

Dig this: a tiny echidna moves 8 trailer-loads of soil a year, helping tackle climate change

 Picture: Shuttleecock After 200 years of European farming practices, Australian soils are in bad shape – depleted of nutrients and organic matter, including carbon. This is bad...

Why do we love koalas so much? Because they look like human babies

 Picture: Shuttlestock The koala is a much-loved species and lucrative tourism drawcard. Yet, for all its popularity, koalas are forecast to be extinct in NSW within 30...
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CARL NIELSEN DESIGN ACCELERATOR

  Applications are now open for the Carl Nielsen Design Accelerator, supported by a generous bequest from Carl and Judy Nielsen. The accelerator is open to...

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.