It’s a unique opportunity to discover informative insights from a wide range of respected rescue organisations, details on their specifi adoption processes and to learn more about Cats in need that are looking for a loving, well-suited home now. The Stage will be MC’d by popular TV host and passionate animal-welfare advocate, Lara Shannon with opportunities for audience questions at the end of each talk.
About Lara Shannon: Lara has been a regular on Australian TV stations for the past two decades. She has worked across TV, radio and press as a presenter, producer and writer, as well as in public relations and marketing roles with a strong focus on conservation and animal welfare issues. Lara created and is the executive producer and co-host of Pooches at Play and is editor of PoochesatPlay.com. Early in her career, Lara’s guest appearances on Australian Children’s TV shows Cheez TV, Saturday Disney and Totally Wild helped teach many children about wildlife and the environment in a fun and engaging way; whilst her debut documentary, Ecochick Adventures: The Trans Borneo Challenge, aired nationally on Channel 9 in 2015 to raise awareness of the plight of the Orangutan. Lara has a been a media ambassador for organisations including the World Wide Fund for Nature, Planet Ark, Keep Australia Beautiful, The Orangutan Project, and is now the Ambassador for Second Chance Animal Rescue.