Jed Smith

Surfing

Inside Indonesia's Most Deadly Wave

Some lineups are empty for a reason.
Jed Smith
3.28.18
climbing trees

Notes From Australia’s Big Tree Climbing Comp

We watched the world’s best arborists clamber for gold.
Jed Smith
10.30.17
Natural Disasters

Bali Is Struggling To Cope With 75,000 Volcano Refugees

Locals are worried about a food crisis, but Australian tourists are still flooding in.
Jed Smith
9.28.17
Travel

Meet the Women Building Bali's Luxury 'Paradise' for Dollars a Day

The island's tourism boom continues to draw construction workers from across Indonesia—many of them women who work backbreaking days in the tropical sun for less pay than their male counterparts.
Jed Smith
9.11.17
esportes de verão

The Redfern All Blacks Indigenous Rugby League Team's Remarkable Return

It's impossible to separate the team's success from the resurgence of its hometown, Redfern.
Jed Smith
5.5.17
Natural Disaster

After the Flood: Scenes of Sodden Devastation in Lismore

We visited the flood-stricken town to see how residents are pulling their lives back together.
Jed Smith
4.6.17
Drugs

What it Was Like on Melbourne's Bad Batch of MDMA

"I’m definitely lucky I didn’t take two. If I’d taken two I don’t think I’d be here."
Jed Smith
1.18.17
Sport

VICE Sports AUNZ'S Best Stories of the Year

Ernest Hemingway's bromance with a Kiwi plumber, greyhound racing, and common sense NRL match fixing.
Jed Smith
1.1.17
Locked out of Sydney

Sydney's Lack of Public Housing Will Make the City Dull and Mean

Sydney's culture of equal opportunity is being destroyed by one of the world's most aggressive gentrification programs.
Jed Smith
12.20.16
Interviews

How Activist Sally Hill Is Keeping Corporate Australia Accountable

The founder of purpose-driven creative agency Wildwon is rallying Australian companies behind social and environmental issues.
Jed Smith
12.2.16
Travel

Two French Brothers Are Retracing Magellan’s Voyage to Bring Clean Water to the World

Sitting across from me in a bar, they have the look of three men who've been at sea a long time—but in the best way possible.
Jed Smith
11.7.16
Stuff

The DIY Cartoons Exposing a Side of Australia We Know Exists but Don’t Want to Talk About

'Big Lez Show' creators, Jarrad Wright and Izak Whear talk us through the exploding global popularity of DIY Australian cartoons.
Jed Smith
7.29.16
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