Gillian Lantouris / @gillianlant Barcelos With sexy guitar licks, crackling speakers and deeply nostalgic melodies, Barcelos is an emerging Melbourne band atypical from the others that form the local dirty music scene. Unlike their seamless guitar riffs, Barcelos has struggled to keep their band afloat and as the lead singer James Medley put it “sometimes … More Barcelos
Gillian Lantouris Substance abuse in people aged 15 to 24 has more than doubled over the last five years, particularly, the use of methamphetamine. Kathryn Daley, the author of Youth and Substance Abuse, has researched the sociology behind youth substance abuse and said that although cannabis and alcohol are the main drugs people seek treatment … More The youth of Australia on thin ice
Gillian Lantouris The AFL world has been shaken after a video of Jesse Hogan smoking goes viral. The Melbourne Demons player was caught with a lit cigarette in hand at a Perth music festival on the 8th of April 2017. Sam Calogero has been a local football coach for 30 years and agrees that AFL … More Smoking: “is not an epidemic” says local football coach.