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Australia Today

Woman Avoids Drug Driving Charges by Claiming THC was From ‘Passive Smoking’

The magistrate admitted that "scientists do not know everything about THC and its rate and method of absorption."
Gavin Butler
14 hours ago
Australia Today

The Best Way to Get Snot From a Whale Is to Fly a Drone Over its Blowhole

Australian researchers are using some very new techniques to collect snot from humpbacks.
Gavin Butler
15 hours ago
Australia Today

Trump Was Happy He Didn’t Have to Get to Know Another Australian PM, Sources Claim

If Bill Shorten had won the election he would have become Australia's third prime minister in less than 12 months—a baffling prospect for Trump, apparently.
Gavin Butler
18 hours ago
Drugs

Gatorbeug Wants To Make The Great Australian Bong

The Queensland bong artist is helping people achieve their dreams of smoking out of Shane Warne’s head and a Nike TN.
VICE Staff
19 hours ago
Australia Today

A Deadly Flu Season Has Already Killed 63 People in Australia This Year

Normally a few hundred cases of the flu will have have been reported by this time of the year. The total number of reported cases for 2019 is already more than 47,000.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
Australia Today

At Least Four People on Manus Island Attempted Suicide after the Australian Election

The coalition government's shock win on Saturday night appears to have triggered a spate of attempted suicides in Australia's offshore detention centres.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
Australia Today

Tony Abbott’s Going to Make Way More Money After Losing His Job

Tony's pension will be worth about $100,000 more than his MP salary was.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

Traffic to New Zealand’s Immigration Website Skyrocketed After the Australian Election

Google analytics also showed a spike in Australians searching the words "moving to New Zealand"—particularly from Queensland.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
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
4 days ago
VICE Votes

What Happens Now? Answering Your Election Questions

Are we screwed over climate change? How did we get this so wrong? Will Penny Wong ever be PM?
Lee Zachariah
4 days ago
Drugs

How Dangerous is Australia’s Drinking Culture?

The 2019 Global Drug Survey found that Australian drinkers had the highest rate of requiring emergency medical attention.
Gavin Butler
5.17.19
VICE Votes

Young Australians Talk Climate Change, Immigration, Indigenous Affairs and More

In the lead up to Australia’s Federal Election, VICE invites people with a broad range of experiences and expertise to discuss the most pressing issues of our nation.
VICE Staff
5.16.19
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