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Australia Today

Melbourne Man Admits He Killed an Airbnb Guest over Unpaid Rent

Thirty-six-year-old Ramis Jonuzi was strangled to death after he was unable to pay the $210 he owed his host.
Gavin Butler
3.5.19
Australia Today

Police Aren’t Happy About the Amount of People Visiting the Abandoned Shark

Urban explorers are flocking to an abandoned wildlife park to see a dead great white shark in a tank... which is trespassing.
Gavin Butler
2.18.19
violent times

Box-Cutters and Guns: How The Street Took Over Graffiti

Listen to our Podcast with Nack, about violence and street art.
Mahmood Fazal
1.17.19
Drugs

A Melbourne Hospital Will Trial Magic Mushroom Therapy for Dying Patients

Australia's first shroom trial is set to take place at St Vincent's Hospital in April.
Gavin Butler
1.16.19
cheating

Question of the Day: Is Cheating Really That Bad?

"Watching Mad Men somehow made it feel okay—in a really weird, like, romanticised way."
Laura Roscioli
11.29.18
Australia Today

Over 30 Women Are in Prison Because of 'The Block' Australia

Dozens of vulnerable residents were evicted from a Melbourne hostel so that the property could be renovated for a reality show.
Gavin Butler
11.22.18
Australia Today

One Dead and Two Injured After A Violent Knife Attack in Melbourne's CBD

Police were called to Bourke Street Mall following reports that a man had crashed his car into the busy street.
Gavin Butler
11.9.18
Homelessness

How a Former Melbourne Heroin Addict Is Helping Christchurch's Homeless

River Jayden knows what it's like to sleep rough, and now her Christchurch charity Street Wise hopes to make life a little easier for the city's "street whānau".
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
10.17.18
Australia Today

Of Course Julian Assange was A Rave Freak in the 90s

Twenty years ago, the WikiLeaks founder was a mysterious raver who went by the name of Prof.
Gavin Butler
9.18.18
knit art

Oh This? Just a Giant Starmap Made By a Hacked 80s Knitting Machine

Australian engineer Sarah Spencer unveiled “Stargazing: A knitted tapestry” over the weekend at the Electromagnetic Field Camp festival.
Becky Ferreira
9.5.18
Australia Today

There’s a Volcano Quietly Simmering Under Melbourne

It's one of more than 400 mostly dormant volcanoes littered throughout south-eastern Australia.
Gavin Butler
8.30.18
Australia Today

One Punch Dickhead Released on Bail Because Jail Is 'Full'

Outrage grows in Australia as Ryan Wells is allowed to walk free.
Briony Wright
7.31.18
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