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Is your dog happy? Ten common misconceptions about dog behaviour

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Yes Niles, but are you really happy? (main picture) Molly Glassey/Staff dog It is difficult to refer to what dogs, as a collective, like and dislike and how they behave. Just as humans do,...
Sunday Essay: Dreaming Of A ‘white Christmas’ On The Aboriginal Missions

Sunday essay: dreaming of a ‘white Christmas’ on the Aboriginal missions

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Christmas Dinner, Mt Margaret Mission 1933.  State Library of Western Australia This story contains images of people who are deceased. Aboriginal missions, which existed across Australia until the 1970s, are notorious for their austerity. Aboriginal people...
more than just drains: recreating living streams through the suburbs

More than just drains: recreating living streams through the suburbs

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A drain carries water but does little else,but imagine how different the neighbourhood would be if the drain could be transformed into a living stream. Lot sizes and backyards are shrinking in Australia at the same...
CITY-WIDE TRIAL SHOWS HOW ROAD USE CHARGES CAN REDUCE TRAFFIC JAMS

City-wide trial shows how road use charges can reduce traffic jams

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A trial of 1,400 drivers across Melbourne suggests time-of-use charges can be effective in easing traffic congestion. Road congestion in large Australian cities is estimated to cost more than A$16 billion a year. Economists...
free to the public information & support

Free to the Public Information & Support

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Evenings for Family & Friends of Drug or Alcohol addicted loved ones Support & Education Evening for Families and Friends Affected by Drug or Alcohol Addiction The First Step Program is proud to announce a series...
sunday essay : recognising the unsung heroes of australia’s aids crisis

Sunday essay : recognising the unsung heroes of Australia’s AIDS crisis

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A Victorian AIDS Council volunteer training weekend in Kyneton Victoria, 1987. Australian Lesbian & Gay Archives. All your friends were getting sick. All your contacts, all your sexual friends and people that you drank...
Listen To Older Voices – Ruth Rooney : Part 1

Listen To Older Voices – Ruth Rooney : Part 1

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Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of...

Join us at the 10th Anniversary of the Melbourne International Singers Festival in June

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Play It Forward and Founding Artistic Director, Dr Jonathon Welch AM, invite you to the 10th Anniversary of the Melbourne International Singers Festival. BE CHALLENGED, INSPIRED & ENTERTAINED Now in its tenth year, Australia’s...
HOW DO WE TURN A DRAIN INTO VALUED GREEN SPACE? FIRST, ASK THE RESIDENTS

How do we turn a drain into valued green space? First, ask the residents

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Stony Creek drain: untidy and often slightly threatening,informal green space still has value for residents,which appropriate intervention can enhance. Author provided (No reuse)   This article is based on a paper being presented at the State of...
beachpatrol 3207 to wildlife rescue

BeachPatrol 3207 to Wildlife rescue

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3207Beachpatrol rescue this beautiful Cormorant from a sad plight One of our members Pam was walking on Sandridge beach yesterday when she noticed this distressed Cormorant on the shore acting unusual.  Getting closer she could...