As the misuse of nitrous oxide — or "nangs" — by young people increases, youth advocates are calling for improved regulations to limit the sale of the drug, which can cause unconsciousness, and brain damage, and sudden death.
The RBA set out to track down where $76 billion of outstanding banknotes are, and found while most are used legitimately, around 8 per cent are in criminals' hands.
The Victorian Greens claim that drug sniffer dogs are incorrect 75 per cent of the time. Fact Check finds that claim to be close to the mark.
South Australia is the last state in the country to introduce regulations around the sale and use of e-cigarettes and is the first to ban their sale online or by mail.
Uncertainty surrounding the future of a South Australian opal mining town impacts upon the international trade of the precious gemstone.
The AFL club says it will work with former player Shane Mumford after footage emerges of him snorting a white powder in 2015, shortly after the ruckman suffered a season-ending injury.
We're late learners when it comes to drug laws. But whether it's next year or a decade from now, legalising cannabis is no longer a question of if, but when, writes Matt Noffs.
An Adelaide learner driver and her supervisor have been caught allegedly driving under the influence of methamphetamine in a busy Adelaide suburb this morning.
The billionaire criticises the Australian Government for failing to do more to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions and says coal "should be a thing of the past".
The latest national drug data shows a worrying trend in regional Australia, where there's been a sharp increase in the use of the opioid fentanyl.