Morning all,

Here’s today’s headlines:

News

  • Australia’s coronavirus testing criteria expanded (SBS)
  • A Queensland man becomes Australia’s ninth COVID-19 death (SBS)
  • Grants available to remote communities to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks (NIT)
  • ‘You feel very isolated’: International students warn livelihoods at risk without welfare safety net (SBS)
  • Childcare centres on brink of collapse as one in three families flee over gap fee (New Daily)
  • Greens and SA Best MPs enter self-isolation but vote on bills via text (ABC)
  • Opinion

  • I’ve lived here for 9 years and 9 months, but now I can’t get the help I need (ABC)
  • Capitalism’s coronavirus crisis and its impact on workers’ bargaining power (Overland)
  • A month of plague (The Monthly)
  • The Australian welfare system has always been needlessly cruel. Now it’s punishing half the country | Tom Hawking (The Guardian)
  • We need to consider granting bail to unsentenced prisoners to stop the spread of coronavirus (The Conversation)
  • ‘With this ring, I thee and (your proxy) wed’: a new form of marriage in the time of coronavirus? (The Conversation)
  • Business

  • Five principles to follow if your job is to lead your staff through the coronavirus crisis (The Conversation)
  • Hundreds of Australians are on a cruise ship about to dock in the virus epicentre, Italy (ABC)
  • ‘Rise to the occasion’: US intervenes in Saudi-Russia oil war (SMH)
  • ASX eyes third-straight day of gains as Wall Street surges higher (SMH)
  • Coronavirus supplement: your guide to the Australian payments that will go to the extra million on welfare (The Conversation)
  • Fatal bus crash prompts family’s plea for mandatory CCTV in heavy vehicles (ABC)
  • World

  • Why the ‘land of the free’ might not have been built to handle coronavirus (ABC)
  • ‘I make my own masks at home’: Cashiers brave the front line in virus-wracked France (France 24)
  • One case lays bare America’s testing failure (BBC News)
  • Indigenous race into Ecuador’s Amazon to escape coronavirus (Al Jazeera English)
  • Mozambique Islamist insurgency intensifies (Deutsche Welle)
  • The race to save jobs: European governments step in to pay wages (France 24)
  • Climate

  • Will COVID-19 get worse as winter sets in? (ABC)
  • U.S. fracking giants prepare for repeat of 2016 collapse, expect little help from Wall Street (IEEFA)
  • How to win the fossil fuel word game (Renew Economy)
  • Hotter weather brings more stress, depression and other mental health problems (The Conversation)
  • Our social identity shapes how we feel about the Adani mine – and it makes the energy wars worse (The Conversation)
  • India’s installed renewable generation hits 138.9GW, up 72% in six years—Singh (IEEFA)
  • Sport

  • Premiership players considering claims for unlawful deduction of wages (The Guardian)
  • Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder: Third fight possible for October – Frank Warren (BBC Sport)
  • A body blow for TV networks as football codes suspend seasons, Olympics postponed (ABC)
  • Expectation is that CA as a business can absorb this – Matthew Mott (Cricinfo)
  • Conor McGregor pledges 1m euros of protective equipment for Irish hospitals (BBC Sport)
  • Olympics will take place in 2021, says IOC member Dick Pound (ABC)
  • Further reading

  • Public spaces bind cities together. What happens when coronavirus forces us apart? (The Conversation)
  • A new app might help researchers monitor the spread of coronavirus (MIT Tech Review)
  • Soft awareness (Aeon)
  • How a French Midwife Solved a Public Health Crisis (Jstor)
  • As coronavirus hits holiday lettings, a shift to longer rentals could help many of us (The Conversation)
  • If all our actions are shaped by luck, are we still agents? (Aeon)

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