Morning all,

Here’s today’s headlines:

News

  • Timber industry to call for new support package following devastating fires (SMH)
  • ‘Developmental apartheid’: How a child’s access to disability funding depends on where they live (ABC)
  • Grieving mothers demand assurances from PM over veterans suicide commissioner (ABC)
  • ‘I hope it rains a lot’: Syrian refugee children send pictures of hope to Australian bushfire victims (ABC)
  • ‘I wasn’t sent here to lead a rabble’: Fighting words as Michael McCormack urges National Party unity (New Daily)
  • Detention rate for Indigenous children 23 times higher than non-Indigenous new report finds (NIT)
  • Opinion

  • Sanders narrowly wins New Hampshire as Klobuchar surges, while Queensland is tied 50-50 (The Conversation)
  • Pauline Hanson stymies bid to hobble Mathias Cormann (The Conversation)
  • High court’s ‘alien’ decision is not surprising – but it won’t be the end of the story | Tony McAvoy (The Guardian)
  • Are Australian universities fighting climate change or fuelling it? (Overland)
  • One generation of men has struggled with suicide more than others. We don’t know why (ABC)
  • Silver linings (The Monthly)
  • Business

  • Coronavirus: first case confirmed in London as 83 quarantined in Wirral test negative – latest news (The Guardian)
  • ‘He’ll ruin our economy’: Wall Street billionaire takes aim at Bernie Sanders (SMH)
  • Australian iron ore, gas and lamb exports to be hit hard as coronavirus crisis continues (The Guardian)
  • Photos show ‘squatter-like’ conditions at mayor’s property used to house foreign workers (ABC)
  • Trevor St Baker says Collinsville coal plant would need shielding from climate policy change (The Guardian)
  • Demand for Aussie milk powder sought by China’s personal shoppers falls due to coronavirus (ABC)
  • World

  • Italian Senate votes to lift Salvini’s immunity, paving way for trial over migrant detentions (France 24)
  • UN issues report on firms active in illegal West Bank settlements (Al Jazeera English)
  • Nigerian military under scrutiny after latest attacks (Deutsche Welle)
  • Police make new arrest in murder of journalist Lyra McKee during IRA riot (ABC)
  • Northern Ireland police charge man with murder of journalist Lyra McKee (Deutsche Welle)
  • Dutch police hunting serial letter bomber in bitcoin extortion case (ABC)
  • Climate

  • Australia is a hotspot for climate-related lawsuits. So can the courts help solve global warming? (ABC)
  • Energy Insiders Podcast: There’s no “new normal” in climate change (Renew Economy)
  • U.S. coal executives grapple with rising ESG concerns, more costly access to financial markets (IEEFA)
  • Countering climate denialism requires taking on right-wing populism. Here’s how (The Conversation)
  • Conservative but green independent MP Zali Steggall could break the government’s climate policy deadlock (The Conversation)
  • Voters can help bring an end to climate anxiety | Letters (The Guardian)
  • Sport

  • Was confident Jess Jonassen ‘would get the job done’ – Meg Lanning (Cricinfo)
  • This week’s most significant game of New Zealand rugby takes place in… Japan | Matt McILraith (The Guardian)
  • Myles Garrett: Cleveland Browns player reinstated by NFL following helmet attack ban (BBC Sport)
  • Hakim Ziyech: Chelsea in advanced talks to sign Ajax winger for £38m (BBC Sport)
  • Room Number ready to produce trademark finish at Wagga (SMH)
  • Lewis Hamilton ‘physically and mentally on another level’ for new season (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • All eyes on Australia as World Urban Forum urges climate action (The Conversation)
  • Why Shouldn’t a Horsefly Be Named After Beyoncé? – Facts So Romantic (Nautilus)
  • This mortal coil (Aeon)
  • How to optimise your headspace on a mission to Mars (Aeon)
  • Snapchat will now offer mental health tools in the app (MIT Tech Review)
  • An ever-changing room of Ikea furniture could help AI navigate the world (MIT Tech Review)

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