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PLASTIC BAN: HOW THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY IS ADAPTING & INNOVATING TO KEEP AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES AHEAD OF THE CURVE

TODAY - More single-use items will be added to Australia's banned plastics list as states move to further protect the environment. The Government will unveil...

QUEST TO DIGITISE 1 MILLION PLANT SPECIMENS

The Australian National Herbarium in Canberra is imaging nearly a million plant specimens using an automated system developed by Netherlands company Picturae. CSIRO Group Leader...

In the new Disney Pixar movie Lightyear, time gets bendy. Is time travel real, or just science fiction?

Image: Disney/Pixar Spoiler alert: this article explains a key plot point, but we don’t give away anything you won’t see in trailers. At the beginning...

Did a giant radio telescope in China just discover aliens? Not so FAST…

Image: Liu Xu / Xinhua / AP “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” – Carl Sagan (Cosmos, 1980) This phrase is the standard that astronomers will be applying to a curious...

If you’re renting, chances are your home is cold. With power prices soaring, here’s what you can do to keep warm

Image: Shutterstock If you’re feeling the cold this winter, you’re not alone. About a quarter of all Australians have trouble keeping their homes warm enough...

Bunnings, Kmart and The Good Guys say they use facial recognition for ‘loss prevention’. An expert explains what it might mean for you

Once the purview of law enforcement and intelligence agencies, facial recognition is now being used to identify consumers in Australian stores. If you’ve seen the...

Simple Ways To Encourage Kids To Think Green

It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the damage being done to the planet. The continual use of fossil fuels, the release of toxins...

When will I be able to upload my brain to a computer?

We don’t know how much information the human brain can store. agsandrew/Shutterstock We often imagine that human consciousness is as simple as input and output of...

Australian frogs are dying en masse again, and we need your help to find out why

Image: A dead Peron’s tree frog (Litoria peronii) Ken Griffiths, Author provided Last winter, thousands of dead and dying frogs were found across Australia. Instead of hunkering...

Hidden costs, manipulation, forced continuity: report reveals how Australian consumers are being duped online

Image: Shutterstock Australian consumers’ choices on websites and apps are being manipulated through online designs taking advantage of their weaknesses. That’s according to research on...
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Within the realm of cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers and dental implants emerge as extraordinary solutions, not merely elevating smiles but also restoring confidence that...

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.