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Guiding the Guide Dogs

Melissa McPhee loves dogs. She loves them so much, in fact, that she doesn’t keep any of the dogs she adopts. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. Melissa is a volunteer with Guide Dogs NSW. Her family takes in puppies that are

Trying to Prevent Brumby Cull “Delaying the Inevitable”

Environmental groups have called attempts to prevent the Victorian Government’s proposed cull of wild brumbies “delaying the inevitable”, and said that feral horse numbers need to be controlled to protect delicate ecosystems in the Victorian and NSW alps struggling to recover after the summer bushfires.

Lonely Grouper Finds a School

Chang the Lonely Grouper from Cairns Aquarium has hooked the hearts of local kids. Chang’s spirits sank when the Aquarium closed its doors in March, because he missed watching visitors drift past his tank. After reading about Chang’s plight, a class of Year 1 students

HomeBuilder Scheme not Everyone’s Cup of Builder’s Tea

The Federal government’s HomeBuilder scheme has been criticised by the Opposition and industry professionals, who say the scheme targets the wrong end of the market. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese said that while there was “nothing wrong with supporting private housing”, the package would require too

Furry Friends Bond in Lockdown

A koala and wombat have become lockdown BFFs at the Australian Reptile Park. Elsa the koala and Hope the wombat have become near-inseparable, according to park curator Hayley Shute, as Hope has been living in the koala enclosure during cleaning. Ms Shute, who hand-raised Elsa