Max Rann

Stuff

Tigers Kill People a Lot More Often Than You Think

Last Sunday a zookeeper named Samantha Kudeweh was killed by a tiger at Hamilton Zoo. This isn't a rare event.
Max Rann
9.25.15
Stuff

How Australia Legalized Indefinite Detention on the High Seas

After two weeks on the water, a boat carrying asylum seekers was intercepted by Australian authorities. Its passengers were transferred to a naval vessel where they remained under guard for 29 days.
Max Rann
9.11.15

This Architect Specializes in Making Australian Prisons Pleasant

Kavan Applegate works to create small town environments within Australian prisons that replicate society and help prisoners transition back into the community.
Max Rann
9.11.15
News

The NSW Police Have Seized a Light Plane Loaded with Weed and Meth Precursors

Ten people have also been arrested, along with a seizure of 38 firearms and unknown quantities of ecstasy and ice.
Max Rann
9.3.15
Stuff

We Asked an Expert How Prison Riots Start

Are riots planned, or do they break out spontaneously?
Max Rann
9.2.15
Locked out of Sydney

Why Queensland Shouldn't Copy and Paste Sydney's Lockout Laws

As the Sunshine State attempts to curb violence with a lockout policy, we look at how the plan has worked out in Sydney.
Max Rann
7.29.15
Stuff

We Asked an Expert Why Shark Attacks Are on the Rise

Mick Fanning's shark attack is the latest of dozens this year. What the hell is going on?
Max Rann
7.21.15
News

The World's Biggest Greek Community Outside Greece Is Preparing to Get Bigger

We look at how the unfolding Greek crisis will affect Melbourne, Australia, home to thousands of Greek nationals.
Max Rann
7.7.15
Stuff

What Will Kill You This Summer?

Make no mistake, summer wants you dead. In the interests of public safety, here's what to avoid if you want to make it through to March.
Max Rann
6.30.15
Stuff

It's Magic Mushroom Season in Australia

I followed an expert around in the rain as he rooted around in mulch in search of shrooms.
Max Rann
6.8.15
Stuff

We Asked a Sociologist Why Australians Resent the Homeless

Scratch the surface and you'll find a lot of Australians believe the homeless are lazy. We asked Prof. Kathleen Hulse, an expert on homelessness, where these beliefs come from.
Max Rann
5.21.15
Stuff

Meeting the Guys Who Still Love Greyhound Racing

Australia's live baiting scandal almost brought greyhound racing to its knees. We went to Sandown Park to meet some remaining fans and hear why they've stuck by it.
Max Rann
5.14.15
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