Refugees on Nauru get $100 a week. A watermelon can cost up to $61.
I returned home for Christmas to find my country — and its consciousness — ablaze. What disasters will prompt similar reckonings elsewhere?
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Some of the men had lost a great deal of weight during the ordeal, a refugee in Port Moresby said.
Californian governor Gavin Newsom said he was "heartbroken" over the crash that killed "three heroic American firefighters".
New Year's Resolutions to go outside more? Don't know her.
"It wasn’t until I went to check my computer on the far side of the room that I noticed a fluffy little face staring at me from behind the computer."
You're not Australian unless you cover your hot chips in chicken salt.
Australian Kids Are Staying Indoors All Summer Because Of Bushfire Smoke, And Parents Are Struggling
“Do you want to give them this dread over stuff they have no control over?”
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has said the science of climate change "has never been in dispute" in his government, which isn't true at all.
There's only so many mountains you can climb.
"We are trying to make sure that every animal has a chance for survival.”
A meme group had to ban posts about Greta Thunberg because they got so acrimonious.
Lizzo Twerked On A Beach In A Bikini After Jillian Michaels Tried To Clarify Her Comments About Her Weight
"I love you. You are beautiful. You can do anything. (Repeat)."
Governments are increasingly casting environmental activism as a new kind of extremism, punishing and marginalizing protesters.
"It seems kind of weird. Why couldn't they use a dummy one that says John Citizen?"
Wow, blue sky? In summer?? What a throwback.
"You Didn't Know Him": The Family Of A Young Man Who Died After A Viral Drag Queen Protest Has Spoken Out
"To those who have described Wilson as 'a deeply troubled young man', including so-called family members — with all due respect — you never knew him."
Please educate yourself.
Australia Won't Ban Manifestos Similar To The Christchurch Shooter's Because They Didn't Go As Viral
Australia has banned the Christchurch shooter's manifesto, but those from other attacks are still circulating – and a new report says it's a concern.
And that doesn't include the past four months they've spent as the only people detained on Christmas Island!
Tony Abbott is a former prime minister, a volunteer firefighter... and an icon for climate change deniers.
Operation Rock Wallaby is the most wholesome thing I've ever seen.
Opinion: I'm A 13-Year-Old Aboriginal Boy, And This Is What I Told The “Boss Lady” Of The United Nations
Dujuan Hoosan from remote Australia writes about his meeting with “the boss lady of the United Nations” and the future he wants for Aboriginal kids.
"Our new normal: hazardous air quality and Melburnians wearing P2 masks."
Wilson Gavin, a young gay man who staged a protest against drag queens that went viral online, died early on Monday morning.
A small but growing number of men doing sex work are catering to women clients by taking consent and gender equality seriously — and offering emotional labor as part of the deal.
I Can’t Believe I Have To Say This, But The Bushfires Were Not Deliberately Lit To Make Way For High-Speed Rail
"I'm sorry but I don't have time for this," one expert told BuzzFeed News.
A Blind Refugee With Schizophrenia Was In Detention For The Entire 2010s. He Just Won A Huge Court Case.
On Christmas Eve, a judge likened the 36-year-old man’s ongoing detention to a scene from the famous satirical novel Catch-22.
"Todo estaba en llamas. Tres casas ya no estaban y el fuego estaba a punto de llegar a nuestro único lugar de refugio".
"They're asking 'Is my baby safer inside or outside of me right now?'," one Australian obstetrician said.
Los adolescentes están usando TikTok para expresarse y hacer frente a los incendios forestales.
"Two minutes after I had gone to the pump, Skye started screaming my name. When I looked down at the valley, everything was on fire."
Kylie Jenner Just Donated $1 Million To Australian Fire Relief After Facing Backlash For Her Response To The Crisis
That Instagram story was...yikes.
Experts predict smoke from the wildfires may have also reached the Antarctic.
The Model Who Went Viral For Offering Nude Photos In Exchange For Donations For Australia Said She's Raised An Estimated $1 Million
Now other online sex workers are joining the cause.
Bushfire maps of Australia keep going viral — but think twice before you hit share.
"Spend your money with the people and the communities who really, truly need it."
From dragging ScoMo to showing what the damage is like on the ground, teens are using TikTok to express themselves and cope with the bushfire crisis.
The size of the fires is now more than 82 times the size of Singapore.
En las redes sociales ha estado circulando información falsa y sin verificar sobre la crisis de los incendios forestales. Aquí rompemos esos mitos.
Celebridades están recaudando millones por los incendios forestales de Australia y de paso criticando al primer ministro
Lizzo, Nicole Kidman, P!nk, Paris Hilton, Nick Kroll y Margot Robbie, todos ellos han donado dinero.
"Make no mistake, the tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change–based," said Russell Crowe in a speech read by Jennifer Aniston.
False And Misleading Information Is Spreading Online About The Aussie Bushfires. Here's What's Real And What's Not.
False and unverified information has been circulating on social media during the bushfire crisis.
If you're feeling helpless, these suggestions might help.
Lizzo, Nicole Kidman, Pink, Paris Hilton, Nick Kroll, and Margot Robbie have all donated money.
Instagram said she violated its rules about sexual content.
"We all realised that in this birth suite, this baby was born into bushfire smoke."
Many international newspapers put the same image of a kangaroo bounding past a burning house on their front pages in the first days of 2020.
“You won’t be getting any votes down here, buddy," one man yelled at Scott Morrison.
At least 17 people have died and millions of animals have been killed as raging bushfires in Australia have burned over 19,300 square miles.
For thousands of Australian kids, the summer holidays have brought hazardous smoke, emergency evacuations and worry.
The last day of the decade was one of the worst yet in Australia's devastating fire season — with two months of summer still to go.
Come with us on a journey from "friends don't let friends vote for Tony Abbott" to #WhereTheBloodyHellAreYou.
The shirt was designed on Microsoft Word and people have "absolutely loved it", said Keiran McCormick.
We gathered all the terrible social media moments from Australian politicians in the 2010s. You're welcome.
An Anti-Abortion Group Told Its Members The Bushfires Should Continue Until We Reject "Moral Degeneracy"
The newsletter was sent by the organiser of one of Australia's biggest annual anti-abortion rallies.
Australian Doctors Already Have Signs Up Saying They Won't Provide Contraception Or Pregnancy Terminations
Doctors and lawyers fear Australia's proposed religious discrimination law would make it even easier for women to be denied reproductive healthcare.
Vegemite Toast over a PB&J any day.
Summer is finally here!
"It's a scorcher!" – Ancient Australian proverb.
We put the "dreaming" in "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas" because it's the only way we'll ever see one...
The most popular Aussie pastime is making the rest of the world say "are you guys okay down there?".
2009 me did not see any of this coming.
This is 100% subjective and 100% correct.
"Just serve me some curry," a Sri Lankan man says to his wife, in a comic strip created by the Australian government to deter asylum seekers.
Spicer has sent legal letters to Sky News, News Corp and BuzzFeed News.
This Woman Says She Would Reconsider Making A Police Statement Again After The Media Turned Her Violent Assault Into A Joke
"Once the anger faded I just felt exhausted and violated and that's still what I feel years later," the woman told BuzzFeed News.
Exclusive: The chart warns Sagittarian asylum seekers they will be in debt forever, and tells Leos they will be filled with regret.
Equal parts amazing and terrifying.
Female Trump supporters were the most likely to say "women making false claims about sexual harassment or assault" was a major problem.
Flashbacks to reading Vampire Academy and being Team Dimitri or Adrian.
TikTok Users Who Posted Videos Of Them Huffing Nitrous Oxide Are Being Temporarily Banned From Posting
"I don't think it was fair at all as no-one was harmed in the video and nothing illegal was happening," said a user who was temporarily banned.
YouTube accidentally transcribed "car" as "cunt", said gaming YouTuber Fynnpire.
Two Contestants On The Next "My Kitchen Rules" Were Filmed On Set In A Sex Act Without Their Knowledge
Exclusive: One of the contestants captured in the footage told BuzzFeed News they initially had "no idea" a cameraman was filming.
Driving in a Christmas wonderland...
Dig deeper than, "it's warm," people.
How many can you get, mate?
The Aboriginal Group Who Sued Over The "Sunrise" Stolen Generations Panel Will Get A Payout And An Apology
Exclusive: Channel Seven has agreed to publicly apologise and pay an undisclosed sum to 15 Aboriginal people from a remote community over a breakfast TV discussion about the Stolen Generations.
Sydney's Air Quality Has Hit Hazardous Levels. Food Delivery Companies Are Still Letting Their Riders Work.
"I can't afford to not deliver," one rider told BuzzFeed News.
The Man Who Prompted The Cash-For-Visas Investigation Has More Evidence, But Never Heard From Investigators
“This is new evidence on top of allegations already made about apparent corruption within Australia’s visa system, and it seems to have fallen on deaf ears,” said senator Nick McKim.
Just think of the golden hour selfie potential!
"To them it’s nothing. I’m just one of the numbers," the man told BuzzFeed News.
The smoke is setting off fire alarms inside offices, forcing workers to evacuate outside... into the smoke.
You guys aren't the only ones who live for that fast bean juice.
Untrained volunteers are running communities that are a town square, Neighbourhood Watch, and emergency information service all rolled into one.
Doctors Have Been Sleeping Outside For Four Months To Protest Indefinite Detention. They Don't Plan On Stopping.
"We're not out here trying to get a good night's sleep. We know that it's going to be hard and I guess that's the point of it."
After A Woman Was Allegedly Sexually Assaulted On A Bumble Date, She Had To Decide Whether To Press Charges. It Wasn’t Easy.
“It means that in this case I’m not going to get justice,” the woman told BuzzFeed News.
A Woman Rocked Up To Her Exam In A Bridesmaid Dress Because Her Best Friend Was Getting Married Thousands Of Miles Away
"As I walked in, everyone was like staring. They were like, 'What is she doing?'" said Amberlee Hatcher.
It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times.
In a landmark case, lawyers for Aboriginal men Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms say they cannot be "aliens" under the Australian Constitution.
Just over 12% of adolescents surveyed said they had chewed and spat out food at least once a week in the previous month.
"We are really fearful about what will happen for those who are severely sick," a refugee in Papua New Guinea told BuzzFeed News.
As Rove would say, "what the?!".
One of these things is not like the other.
Say it with me: "Ohhhhhh yeaaaaahhhh."
The tragic deaths, political deals, and leadership instability that got us to today.