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Australia Today

Sorry, The Tampon Tax Probably Isn’t Getting Killed

Today's good news is not enough to end the controversial tax.
Wendy Syfret
high season

We Asked the Greens if Their Legal Cannabis Push Is Just a 'Headline Grab'

Richard Di Natale: "There's no reason why we couldn't get this done in a year."
Maddison Connaughton
Australia Today

The Greens Want to Legalise Weed in Australia

Just in time for 4/20?
Maddison Connaughton
Weed Week

Richard Di Natale Explains Why the Greens Want to Decriminalise Most Drugs

"Not only is our approach not working, it is actively harming the very people we are supposed to be helping."
Richard Di Natale
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One Nation Is Now as Popular as the Greens

If a federal election was held today, Pauline Hanson's party would draw 10 percent of the primary vote.
Katherine Gillespie

Auckland’s Breakthrough 22-Year-Old Mayoral Candidate Is Gunning for Parliament

Chlöe Swarbrick got into local politics out of protest, but her campaign went so well she's taking a serious swing at becoming an MP.
James Borrowdale

I Went Go-Karting With Sarah Hanson-Young

You might imagine the Greens Senator would approach the track with caution and anxiety about the fumes. Instead she just whipped my ass.
Lee Zachariah
VICE Australia

VICE Australia Election Podcast: Episode 1 Highlights

Aamer Rahman, Nayuka Gorrie, Jarni Blakkarly, and Heath Pickering talk feminism, Recognition, and George Christensen's attempted turtle bribery.
VICE Staff

What if Australia Decriminalised All Drugs?

Portugal introduced decriminalisation in 2001 and rates of overdose and HIV transmission dropped immediately. Experts at the National Drug Summit argued Australia should follow suit.
Maddison Connaughton
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's What Happened at Today's ​National Drug Summit

For the first time since 1987 serious drug policy reform was up for discussion at Parliament House.
Maddison Connaughton

Australia Is Still a Long Way From Recreational Weed

The legalisation of medical pot is nice, but it probably isn't the gateway legislation we're hoping for.
Noah Beecher Kelk
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Australian Doctor Has Vowed to Start Testing Pills at Festivals

Dr Alex Wodak has said, "I am prepared to break the law to save young people's lives."
VICE Staff