peterterlato

Peter covered general news, politics, social media and a range of other topics for Business Insider Australia.

Before joining the BI team in July 2014, Peter was assistant editor for a popular travel trade publication.

He has lived in both Amsterdam and London, travelled to more than 50 countries and currently calls Sydney home.

Strategy

The state of pot in Australia: regulating medicinal cannabis

The Commonwealth government announced plans on the weekend to legalise growing cannabis for medicinal and research purposes in Australia. The news follows the Victorian government’s announcement earlier this month that it will legalise access to medicinal cannabis products for patients with severe symptoms from 2017. Meanwhile, the New South Wales […]
The state of pot in Australia: regulating medicinal cannabis
Strategy

How to never get angry: 3 new secrets from neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you. And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s not going to be good for anyone… I’ve talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, […]
How to never get angry: 3 new secrets from neuroscience
Lifestyle

PHOTOS: 8 of Australia’s best surf beaches

With a staggering 50,000km of coastline, Australia offers up more beaches, bays and inlets than you could possibly imagine. Some of the world’s most renowned surfers regularly travel to Australia to take advantage of its world-class waves and they know their way around the best surfing beaches. Beyond the world […]
PHOTOS: 8 of Australia’s best surf beaches
Tech

Spy drone used to report workers for bludging

A drone was used to spy on workers on a construction site in Western Australia, who now stand accused of “idly working” and displaying “poor behaviour” on the job. The document below, posted to Reddit today, is allegedly a daily productivity monitoring report prepared for subcontractor ECM, a construction and […]
Spy drone used to report workers for bludging