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Australian Police Find 384 Kilos of Cocaine Hidden in an Excavator

It's thought the drugs may have been destined for the Australian ski fields.
Gavin Butler
7.15.19
Australia Today

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

The Australian children, aged between 10 and 14, allegedly robbed a petrol station along the way.
Gavin Butler
7.15.19
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 sex therapy for "sexual release".
Gavin Butler
7.12.19
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 disastrous.
Gavin Butler
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
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
7.10.19
Culture

How a Volunteer Firefighter Became a Serial Bushfire Arsonist

David isn't sure how many fires he lit around southern NSW. "It could have been up to 50,” he told me.
Julian Morgans
7.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Korean Media Accuses Alek Sigley of Being A Spy

The Australian student was reportedly arrested after being caught "red-handed" releasing photos and data to Western media outlets.
Gavin Butler
7.8.19
lifestyle

Western Australia Is Lonely Planet’s Best Place to Visit in the Asia Pacific

Other top contenders include New Zealand, Japan, and Fiji.
Meera Navlakha
7.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Australian Student Who Went Missing in North Korea Has Been Released

Alek Sigley, who had not been heard from in more than a week, has been returned "safe and sound."
Gavin Butler
7.4.19
Australia Today

Australia Keeps Sending 'Toxic' Waste to Southeast Asia

Visy, a recycling company owned by Australia's richest man, shipped a container full of black sludge and maggots to an island in Indonesia last month.
Gavin Butler
7.4.19
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