Edward Richards

Stuff

We Spoke to the Lawyer Advising Australians Who Want to Illegally Fight the Islamic State

Fighting in Syria and Iraq is illegal, even if you join the Kurds against the Islamic State. Adelaide lawyer and war veteran Ralph Bleechmore offers advice to those who want to go anyway.
Edward Richards
9.24.15
Stuff

We Spoke to a Guy Teaching the Queensland Police About Islamic Culture

With counter-terrorism operations producing a surprisingly low number of convictions, Queensland Police are learning the difference between what's suspicious and simply unfamiliar.
Edward Richards
9.8.15
Stuff

We Asked a Refugee About His Life on Manus Island

Detainees who are granted refugee status are now living in temporary housing, where they're able to look for work. An Iranian man named Reza Mollagholipour explains how this is going.
Edward Richards
9.4.15
Stuff

We Asked an Expert What Cutting Penalty Rates for Hospitality and Retail Will Do for Australia

Australia's recent Productivity Commission Draft Report recommended cuts to weekend and holiday pay.
Edward Richards
8.5.15
tech

This Summer, Shark Deterrence Is Going High Tech

Following failed attempts to reduce shark attacks through culling, Western Australian scientists are developing futuristic methods to keep swimmers safe.
Edward Richards
7.10.15
Stuff

A 10-Year-Old Australian Boy Held Up a Delivery Driver with a Cap Gun

Following a court hearing, the boy is being charged with attempted armed robbery.
Edward Richards
7.10.15
Stuff

What's It Like to Hallucinate from Sleep Deprivation?

A look at the science behind the psychosis.
Edward Richards
6.30.15