"With everything that changes and everything that goes on in the world, I still throw a chunk of leather on a bronc and have to go ride it."
While NSW police figures show exceedingly low drug conviction rates, some say they target minorities and may even lead to higher instances of overdose.
Given enough time, even the most reviled politician has a chance at redemption.
We talked to Rahman about the idea of reverse racism, Charlie Hebdo, and the place of politics in stand-up.
Having a top-flight football league is a relatively new for Australia. But we do hooliganism like old pros.
Mar 22, 2015
The president has suggested that voting should be mandatory—but will forcing people to cast ballots really save America?
Former Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, has died at the age of 84
"For every one lawyer that we lose, that's 240 Indigenous people that will miss out on representation."
People are so scared of spiders that reactions to the lab being set up were "more negative than if they had been studying radiation."
Following yesterday's post, here are some more shots of excited crowds, understanding cops, and crying kids.
Safdar Ahmed's "Villawood" tells the stories of refugees and the loneliness, hopelessness, and banality that results from incarceration.
"I love being on skates. I think everyone has an activity where they feel tranquil and at peace or whatever."
As Australia celebrates International Women's Day, Indigenous women still face disproportionately higher rates of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration.
Other foreign prisoners slated for execution with Chan and Sukumaran haven't stirred the same passion in their home countries, where reactions range from outrage to disinterest.
Twenty nine year-old Sydney Artist Abdul Abdullah can trace his family's history in Australia back the days of convicts, but he says he's being increasingly treated as a threat by his fellow countrymen.
Michael Williams' 'Chromophobia' series depicts a Melbourne where tourists didn't choke city laneways and suburban outskirts were abandoned no-mans lands.
Indigenous leaders in Sydney have called on all Australians, white and black, to rally around around the tent embassy situated at the iconic Redfern housing project.
We talked to one of the collective's founders about why the photo book will never die.
The story it tells of the 'Sydney siege' gunman, particularly of his encounters with ASIO and the AFP, is deeply strange.
At the turn of the millennium, amateur gunsmith Richard Giza claimed to have achieved the impossible—he'd built a mechanism that eliminated recoil from firearms. No one believed him.
The photographer spent time in Indonesia with the people suffering the consequences of Australia's refugee policies.
Despite opposition from disability activists and the UN, many Australian parents insist the practice is in the best interest of their children.
Tony Abbott responded to the report by recommending the commission send former Immigration Minister Scott Morrison a thank-you note for his work protecting human rights.
On January 29, Australia was placed on the Human Rights Watch list for its treatment of indigenous people, asylum seekers, and the LGBTI community. Where was Tim Wilson when all this was going on?