Morning all,

Here’s today’s headlines:

News

  • Australia’s COVID-19 inquiry presents a roadmap for a new world order (SMH)
  • Australia extends cruise ship ban to mid-September (SBS)
  • Braidon Burns and Luke Carroll faces of new First Nations carer campaign (NIT)
  • Number of Australians on JobKeeper revised down by 3 million due to ‘significant’ reporting error (SBS)
  • Budget bottom line to benefit from JobKeeper bungle, but economists say the money could be better spent (ABC)
  • Australian researchers raise questions over origin of coronavirus (New Daily)
  • Opinion

  • Into the slippery unknown: ‘The Gospel of the Eels’ (The Monthly)
  • Can we break the climate cycle? (Inside Story)
  • Fiction | The biscuit years (Overland)
  • Treasury revises JobKeeper’s cost down by massive $60 billion, sparking calls to widen eligibility (The Conversation)
  • Morrison is facing a test on Tuesday — and it will set the tone for his Government’s next fight (ABC)
  • How do you lose $60bn and where does this leave Australia? | Danielle Wood (The Guardian)
  • Business

  • Don’t blame COVID-19: Target’s decline is part of a deeper trend (The Conversation)
  • Target to close up to 75 stores across Australia, costing more than one thousand jobs (The Guardian)
  • How ‘grossly deficient’ record keeping led to fatal suffocation of miner Paul McGuire (ABC)
  • Discord at the Melbourne Symphony as ex-banker chairman stops the music (SMH)
  • What defines casual work? Federal Court ruling highlights a fundamental flaw in Australian labour law (The Conversation)
  • IFM Investors has $400 million to help troubled companies get over COVID-19’s pain (New Daily)
  • World

  • Women’s rights in Islam: Fighting for equality before the law (Deutsche Welle)
  • Saudi activists: Khashoggi murder case ‘political, not personal’ (Al Jazeera English)
  • This is what Hong Kong could look like under China’s explosive new law (ABC)
  • Israel’s Arabs escaped the worst, but Covid-19 signals economic trouble ahead (France 24)
  • Covid-19: France doesn’t give daily death rate as hospitalisations continue to fall (France 24)
  • Here’s what you need to know about the controversial laws Beijing is passing on Hong Kong (ABC)
  • Climate

  • We found 2˚C of warming will push most tropical rainforests above their safe ‘heat threshold’ (The Conversation)
  • Falling LNG prices turning exports into a money-losing enterprise for U.S. companies (IEEFA)
  • The tofu tantrums: What happened when I tried to get my kids to eat less meat (ABC)
  • Meridian proposes new wind and battery “energy park” for northern NSW (Renew Economy)
  • Morrison’s lack of transparency is undermining green recovery, MPs say (Renew Economy)
  • A pretty good start but room for improvement: 3 experts rate Australia’s emissions technology plan (The Conversation)
  • Sport

  • NRL to proceed with single-referee system (ABC)
  • Hope for British GPs despite quarantine scheme (BBC Sport)
  • Cricket Australia chief: India tour ‘nine out of 10’ chance of taking place (Cricinfo)
  • Queensland Reds trio who refused pay cuts terminate their own contracts (The Guardian)
  • Six Nations and Sanzaar edge closer to joint deal on global calendar shift (The Guardian)
  • Q&A: V’landys on Murdoch, Politis, Greenberg, Marks and ‘rugba league’ (SMH)
  • Further reading

  • Vice dressed as virtue (Aeon)
  • New shows tell our isolation stories on screen – making the most of what’s at hand (The Conversation)
  • These Photos Capture the Lives of African American Soldiers Who Served During World War II (Smithsonian)
  • The Timeless Art of the Bookcase Flex (Jstor)
  • Bosco Magnano Waterfall in Cropani, Italy (Atlas Obscura)
  • Why Players Around the World Gobbled Up Pac-Man (Smithsonian)

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