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MICK PACHOLLI - PUBLISHER/EDITOR

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.        

ROB GREAVES - SENIOR EDITOR

I have been with the Toorak Times since April 2012. I work as Senior Editor of the Toorak Times, but I also think of myself as senior contributor. I've been in the Australian music scene as a musician since 1964, and have worked in radio and TV and newspapers (when they were paper ), serious experience in audio editing, and a lot of video editing experience. Currently I'm working as a radio program producer for a national interview program as well as my work with the Toorak Times

SHAUN FOX - FINANCE EDITOR

Shaun Fox is an entrepreneurial influencer and mentor a business coach and advisor. He is best characterised by his perpetually optimistic temperament in his professional pursuits, surpassed only by his charismatic and enthusiastic engagement with others in all his relationships. Shaun’s flair is not just limited to his wardrobe. Shaun’s approach to business is simple: irrespective of the product, anything can be achieved as long as you think creatively, assess the entire value chain and put in the hours. He has successfully applied this philosophy across a number of industries, including financial services, entertainment, hospitality, accommodation, tech, biotech, and mining. Shaun has been involved in the creation and management of financial companies for several years and delivers a simplified approach to the education of financial concepts and investment strategies. His vision is to create an entry-level platform that offers an easy path to investment by creating personalised education and an investment program that anyone can use. Shaun has always believed that the best way to create a successful enterprise is to include the entire value chain of people in the process and share the rewards of that success. “The only person’s behaviour we can control is our own and the only thing we can truly give another person is information.” – William Glasser an entrepreneurial influencer and mentor a business coach and advisor. He is best characterised by his perpetually optimistic temperament in his professional pursuits, surpassed only by his charismatic and enthusiastic engagement with others in all his relationships. Shaun’s flair is not just limited to his wardrobe. Shaun’s approach to business is simple: irrespective of the product, anything can be achieved as long as you think creatively, assess the entire value chain and put in the hours. He has successfully applied this philosophy across a number of industries, including financial services, entertainment, hospitality, accommodation, tech, biotech, and mining. Shaun has been involved in the creation and management of financial companies for several years and delivers a simplified approach to the education of financial concepts and investment strategies. His vision is to create an entry-level platform that offers an easy path to investment by creating personalised education and an investment program that anyone can use. Shaun has always believed that the best way to create a successful enterprise is to include the entire value chain of people in the process and share the rewards of that success. “The only person’s behaviour we can control is our own and the only thing we can truly give another person is information.” – William Glasser

TRACIE BARRETT - DESTINATIONS

Tracie Barrett is an Irish / Maori storyteller who has worked in journalism in New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Indonesia, China, and Hong Kong. She is also a skilled hospitality professional, cook, office administrator, manager, nanny, and ocean sailor, with a love of travel, and networks around the world. Her poorly curated blog is Flight of the Kiwi

JASWEEN NARANG - CONTENT MANAGER

Jasween Narang is our content manager who is a Digital Marketing junkie who divides his time between job, travel, digital marketing, health, lifestyle, reading and writing articles. He is the person to be contacted to get your article published on Toorak Times Australia. There is a possibility that he would die with a laptop in his hand.

JULIE BOURKE - GIG GUIDE/SOCIAL

Julie Bourke has a passion for music, art, photography, racing and St Kilda, especially St Kilda Live Music. The Girl On The Street is the TAGG go-to person for PRIME directive TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide tells you what's happening since 1979r
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FRANK HOWSON - POETRY/PROSE/REVIEWS

STEVE LUCAS - PHILOSOPHIC RAMBLINGS

GAYLE BLACKMORE - PODCASTS

SEAN J O'KELLY - REVIEWS/ENTERTAINMENT

GREG HACKETT - FOOD/TRAVEL/OPINION

AMANDA DWECK - FEATURES

MEREDITH FULLER - INSIGHT/REVIEWS

Psychologist, Author, Theatre Director, Spokesperson on psychology for the media, radio and TV.

HEATHER BELLE MURPHY - BODY/MIND/SPIRIT

Dr GREG - BLOGGER

SUZIE EISFELDER - BOOKS

Suzie has been writing about books since 2009. She continues to write about books, writing, book shops, conventions and whatever other book related things come to hand. There is a distinct possibility she will die with a book in her hand.

TONY BONNICI - OPINION

Musician, producer and fledgling blogger. I like writing about the world around me including the people I meet and the places I visit. I also like writing about things that are cool and things that piss me off. This a place where I vent about stuff. Opinions are entirely my own and feel free to agree or disagree. Cheers 🙂

JENNY POLACK - WINE

Jenny Polack OIV Master of Science in Wine Management DipWSET Assoc. Dip Wine Marketing (Adelaide Uni) Winner - WCA Best Wine Educator 2016 Finalist - WCA Best Wine Educator 2015 Apac Insider Wine & Spirit Consultant of the Year - Victoria 2017 wine whitch po box 5169 burnley, victoria 3121 australia cel: +61 414 812 811 email: jenny@winewhitch.com www.winewhitch.com

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ISOBEL BLACKTHORN - BOOKS

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