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We Asked Canberra’s Hospo Workers to Review Australian Politicians

"Scott Morrison did the whole 'oh shit I forgot my card' bit. His colleague had to pick up the bill."
Laura Roscioli
5.29.19
Australia Today

Betting Agency to Lose at Least $5.2 Million After Paying Out Labor Bets Early

Bookies were so convinced Bill Shorten was going to win that they paid out $1.3 million to punters before a single vote was counted. Then Bill Shorten lost.
Gavin Butler
5.20.19
VICE Votes

We Answered Your Most Googled Questions About the Election

Let's start with the basics: Scomo is Liberal, Bill Shorten is Labor.
Lee Zachariah
5.9.19
Australia Today

Clive Palmer’s Weird and Bitter War Against Twisted Sister Rages On

Palmer wants Peter Dutton to reject the frontman's visa, and has offered to sing his own version of the band's hit song for Australian audiences.
Gavin Butler
1.9.19
Australia Today

Pauline Hanson Says Dole Recipients Should Get to Work Killing Cane Toads

Hanson's collect-a-toad campaign would see people on welfare being paid 10 cents for every specimen.
Gavin Butler
1.9.19
Letters From Christmas Island

My Last Hours on Christmas Island

When they closed the detention centre I was on one of the last flights out. The sights and emotions I experienced will never leave me.
Leo Jai
11.25.18
Australia Today

These Politicians Are Throwing A Pro-Pill Testing Rave in Melbourne

They expect and accept you'll probably get on the gear.
Gavin Butler
10.25.18
Australia Today

Magpies Keep Attacking Australia’s Politicians at Parliament House

Australia’s 2017 Bird of the Year is giving it to the members of parliament.
Gavin Butler
10.23.18
Australia Today

Scott Morrison's Website was Hijacked Overnight

Someone bought the domain and uploaded the song "Scotty Doesn't Know" on repeat.
Gavin Butler
10.18.18
Australia Today

Australian Government Says It Accidentally Voted That "It’s OK to Be White"

The government has called their recent support of Pauline Hanson "severely embarrassing" and blamed it on an administrative error.
Gavin Butler
10.16.18
Australia Today

The Alt-Right’s Been Trying to Infiltrate Australia’s Political Parties

Members of the NSW Young Nationals have been linked to a men's only fight club and a private Facebook group called "The New Order".
Gavin Butler
10.15.18
Australia Today

Gay Students Could Be Rejected from Religious Schools under New Laws

There's a push to change Australia's anti-discrimination laws, so that religious schools can freely discriminate against gay students and teachers.
Gavin Butler
10.10.18
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