Canberra

Indigenous Art Triennial

Australia’s Indigenous Art Triennial is Powerful and Political

‘Defying Empire’ will use art to start national conversations about race.
Katherine Gillespie
5.25.17
thump news

DIY Pill Testing Kits Targeted Toward Groovin the Moo Attendees

The new kits come after the ACT government blocked laboratory testing at the festival.
Britt Julious
5.6.17
Holy Shit

If You See Canberra/NYC Post-Punk Trio PTSD, Say Something

Featuring members of Danger Beach, TV Colours, and Haram, the band delve into a gloomier post punk sound.
Tim Scott
2.15.17
Film

Why a Beautiful, Promising Law Student Killed Her Boyfriend with a Massive Dose of Heroin

On October 26, 1997, Anu Singh had friends over for a dinner party, drugged her boyfriend Joe Cinque, and then injected him with needle after needle of heroin.
Maddison Connaughton
9.26.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Deal Drugs in Australia's Capital City

"Now I'm finding more public servants are buying than ever before. Maybe it's because of the amount of money they make."
Anonymous as told to Dan Nulley
5.20.15
Photo

Photos That Capture the Beauty of Suburban Australia

Photographer Lee Grant spent seven years documenting his hometown of Belconnen.
Lee Grant
4.27.15
Photo

Fear and Emptiness in Small-Town Australia

Wouter Van de Voorde's photographs are infused with an eeriness that occasionally borders on the surreal. Think "Twin Peaks" if it never rained.
Wouter Van de Voorde
4.13.15
Stuff

Why Can’t Australia Get a Melbourne-Sydney Bullet Train?

Australia has been discussing an east coast bullet train for 20 years. Why is the project still no closer to reality?
David Allegretti
3.5.15
News

Why the Government Is Talking About Gillian Triggs and not Children in Detention

Canberra responded to a damning report from the Australian Human Rights Commission by attacking the Commission's president and avoiding the issue altogether.
Lee Zachariah
2.26.15
News

Indigenous Groups are Calling for the 'Decolonization' of Australia

"We're saying that the government is killing our people."
Paul Gregoire
2.19.15
News

An Indigenous Activist Was Arrested Under the Australian Laws he’s Renounced

Last year Murrumu Walubara Yidindji renounced his citizenship and reverted to the tribal law of his people, the Yidindji.
Paul Gregoire
1.13.15
middle east

British Jihadis Fighting Abroad Could Be Banned From Returning Home For Two Years Under New Proposal

Suspected Jihadis could have their passports confiscated for up to 30 days, face regular police monitoring, home detention, or go through de-radicalization programs.
Sally Hayden
11.14.14
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