Festivals

Is pill testing a solution to drug overdoses?

Pill testing, which identifies what is in the pill an individual plans to take, has become seen as a safety measure at some events because it allows for a more informed decision. Matthew Hickey writes.

Dehydration, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll

Losing control after taking drugs, drinking alcohol or a mix of both is common at music festivals. Add to that heat exhaustion and dehydration and it’s easy to see why some young people end up in big trouble. Georgia Manning reports

Cheese, please?

Melbourne may pride itself on providing some of the best blues, bries and goudas. But cheese experts say it still has a way to go to match the best, Christine Byllaardt writes.