The Rise, Fall, and Explosive Return of Benzos to Australia
Like many places, Australia tried to reduce prescriptions of Xanax and Valium. Unlike many places, it's ended up with a thriving black market.
How Sydney Became Australia's Cocaine Capital
The fact you can sail a yacht in a straight line from Colombia to Sydney is just one part of the story.
The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia
In the 90s, they were the pill of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
We Asked Drug Dealers How They've Been Affected by Festival Deaths
"I'm definitely seeing more caution and questions being asked. Buyers now want to see the product beforehand and know how other people have reacted."
Wild Photos from the World’s Drunkest Horse Race
We talked to the photographer who captured Australia's 1999 Birdsville races.
Photos of the Dangerous, Tight-Knit World of Australian Rodeo
"They’re completely sunburned and injured, but they still manage to smile."
From Shopping for Dolls to Catfishing Friends, People Share Their Compulsive Behaviors
"Whenever I’d buy a doll, it was this euphoric high."
A Successful Artist Explains How to Make Art and Money
Australian sculptor Mathieu Briand spills the secret to pulling in five figures a month.
Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer Who Defends Rapists
"Hearing someone give evidence about how their life has been ruined is emotional for absolutely everyone."
Let Me Google That For You
I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: 'Why Are We Still Here?'
It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
Why Did 600 People Gather in Melbourne to 'Say Wow Like Owen Wilson'?
We went to the event to investigate.
A Surprising Number of Nutrition Students Struggle with Eating Disorders
We spoke to four people involved in health education about why studying nutrition can be so unhealthy.