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Australia Today

Australian Police Find 384 Kilos of Rack Hidden in an Excavator

It's thought the drugs may have been destined for the Australian ski fields.
Gavin Butler
a day ago
Australia Today

These Kids Stole a Parent's Car and Drove 900 Kilometres from Home

The Queensland children, aged between 10 and 14, allegedly robbed a petrol station along the way.
Gavin Butler
a day ago
Australia Today

Woman Wins the Right to Have Her Sex Therapy Covered by Disability Insurance

An Australian woman with multiple sclerosis is set to receive $10,000 a year from the NDIS to fund therapy for "sexual release".
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
Australia Today

A Car Caught Fire During A Gender Reveal Burnout, Again

Using a colourful burnout to reveal an unborn baby's gender is becoming increasingly common and disastrous in Australia.
Gavin Butler
7.11.19
School Daze

We’re Launching a Paid Work Placement Initiative For Culturally Diverse Graduates

VICE is partnering with University of Melbourne to offer a new paid work placement program for students and recent graduates from culturally diverse backgrounds.
VICE Staff
7.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia-Bound Cocaine Has Again Washed Up in the Philippines

Hundreds of kilograms of pre-packaged drugs have popped up in Filipino waters over the last six months alone.
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
Australia Today

Ex-Inmates are Breaching Parole so They Can Return to Prison and Smuggle Drugs

Newly released prisoners in Queensland, Australia are intentionally getting locked up for the "lucrative" prospect of selling drugs on the inside.
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alek Sigley Rejects North Korea’s Claims That He Is a Spy

The Australian student also said he has "no plans to visit the country again, at least in the short term."
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
Australia Today

Doing Someone Else’s Uni Homework Could Soon Be a Crime in Australia

Helping a friend with an assignment or sitting an exam in exchange for money could land you in jail under proposed new laws.
Gavin Butler
7.9.19
Culture

How a Volunteer Firefighter Became a Serial Arsonist

David isn't sure how many wildfires he lit around Australia's southern coast—but he's very clear on what made him do it.
Julian Morgans
7.9.19
Australia Today

Australia is Fast Becoming One of the World’s Worst Climate Polluters

Burning coal and gas is the number one cause of the climate crisis, and Australia is the leading exporter of both. By 2030, things could get much worse.
Gavin Butler
7.9.19
Australia Today

South Australia Moves to Ban Plastic Straws and Cutlery

They're about to become the first state to outlaw single-use plastic items.
Gavin Butler
7.8.19
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