Katherine Gillespie

activism

The Year South African Students United Against Colonialism

Before Charlottesville, another group of young activists gathered together and started a global conversation by demanding the removal of a controversial statue.
Katherine Gillespie
8.17.18
Holiday Fund

When It Comes to Travel, Money Actually Can Buy You Happiness

Turns out experiences, rather than things, might be more valuable.
Katherine Gillespie
5.21.18
PSYCHED

Can Music Cure a Hangover?

It's 10am. You're nauseous. Maybe a bit drunk still. Did you really call your ex 27 times last night? Luckily for you, science might be on your side.
Katherine Gillespie
3.27.18
Suburbia

Vicki Lowing Keeps Five Crocodiles In Her Melbourne Backyard

Raised in captivity and comfortable with humans, Vicki's crocs sometimes even sleep in her bed.
Katherine Gillespie
2.1.18
Social Media

The Life-Changing Magic of Shane Warne’s Instagram

Unfollow all those teen memelords and let the spin king take over your feed.
Katherine Gillespie
1.30.18
Australia Today

Australia's New Thing Is Manufacturing Weapons

Malcolm Turnbull has announced a plan to make us one of the world's largest arms exporters within the decade. Bring on World War Three!
Katherine Gillespie
1.29.18
Australia Today

Today Is Your Last Day to Buy Codeine Without a Prescription

From Thursday, you’ll no longer be able to purchase drugs like Nurofen Plus and Panadeine over the counter.
Katherine Gillespie
1.29.18
Australia Today

Tony Abbott Tried to Ban People Under 30 From Receiving Centrelink

New documents reveal the former Prime Minister wanted to ban all young people from welfare services back in 2014.
Katherine Gillespie
1.28.18
how it feels

Drink Driving Cost Me $60,000 and the Best Years of My Life

I'd seen people driving in a much worse state. I thought I was sweet.
Katherine Gillespie
1.23.18
Australia Today

The Number of Australian Billionaires Has Doubled In Ten Years

Meanwhile the rest of us are genuinely getting poorer, as a new report shows.
Katherine Gillespie
1.22.18
Australia Today

The Government Thinks Giant Fans Will Cool Down the Great Barrier Reef

Scientists call the plan "a major departure from reality,” which, yeah.
Katherine Gillespie
1.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Blockchain Could Stop Illegal Tuna Fishing

Thanks to the ultra-transparent and secure technology, consumers will know exactly where the fish in their sandwich comes from.
Katherine Gillespie
1.21.18
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