Australia

Booze

This Vegemite-Toast-Flavoured Liqueur Sounds Like a Dare

"If you like that savoury flavor of yeast-extract spreads, you’ll really enjoy it."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.19
Culture

How Australia's Ban on Vapes Spawned a Thriving Black Market

Vape juice that contains nicotine is supposedly illegal. But thanks to loopholes in legislation it's everywhere.
Sam Nichols
4.24.19
Culture

How it Feels to Find Your Face Photoshopped Onto Internet Porn

We spoke to Noelle Martin about the day everything changed, and how she rallied for new legislation so others wouldn't face the same ordeal.
Ruby Harris
4.18.19
lifestyle

The Story of How Airbnb Ruined Byron Bay

...And turned rental property landlords into millionaires.
Nat Kassel
4.11.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Let This Man Build a Huge Wood Bong for the Town of Woodenbong, You Monsters

A bunch of killjoys are trying to prevent Paul Pearson from fulfilling his destiny.
River Donaghey
3.21.19
Views My Own

Egging Politicians Is Good, Actually

The egging of a xenophobic Australian politician shows how much power there is in confronting your opponents in public and making them look dumb.
Karen Geier
3.21.19
cats

Cat Ladies Explain Why Cats Are Better Than Men

"They don’t go down to the pub with their mates and get drunk. They eat less food and they're cleaner."
Mirjana Milovanovic
3.15.19
Noisey Next

Stella Donnelly Is Ready to Piss a Lot of People Off

The Australian songwriter's debut album 'Beware of the Dogs' sticks the knife in misogynists and other regressive bullshit artists. She knows that some won't take too kindly to that.
Shaad D’Souza
3.8.19
Australia Today

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 £112 he owed his host.
Gavin Butler
3.5.19
wine

Australian Restaurant Allegedly Surprises Customer with $6,000 in Corkage Fees

If the claim is true, the AUS $1,000 ($720 USD) per-bottle corkage fee would be the most expensive in the world.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.27.19
Munchies

Controversial 'Pablo's Escoburgers' Pop-Up Serves Burgers Topped with Fake Cocaine

"You can clearly see the difference between the people who have tried our delicious burgers and the Colombians who just don’t like the name."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.1.19
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