• Peter Dutton appeals federal court ruling over medical transfer of refugees (The Guardian)
  • Gerald Risdale victim to receive more than $1m from Catholic church (The Guardian)
  • UK tanker released months after being seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (ABC News)
  • Man charged after death of Filipina trans woman in NSW (The Guardian)
  • Toronto van attack suspect tells police he is an ‘incel’ who accomplished his ‘mission’ (ABC News)
  • Hundreds of captives, including children in chains, freed from Nigerian school (ABC News)
  • Competition regulator demands banks introduce more protections for customers (The Guardian)
  • Irrigators could be banned from pumping from Barwon-Darling when river is very low (The Guardian)
  • Finance

  • Could Japan Airlines’s ‘baby map’ work for other travel-weary flyers? (ABC News)
  • When Donald met Scott: a reporter’s view of Trump and his White House wonderland (The Guardian)
  • Albanese accuses Bunnings of wage theft after workers underpaid for 10 years (The Guardian)
  • Luxury $550m Sydney waterfront project under a cloud after Huang Xiangmo hit with tax bill (The Guardian)
  • The dirty secret at the heart of the projected budget surplus: much higher tax bills (The Conversation)
  • Government retirement incomes inquiry puts superannuation in the frame (The Conversation)
  • Are there too many wineries in Australia? (ABC News)
  • Contractor fined $445,000 after ‘rotten egg smell’ caused residents ‘physical pain’ (ABC News)
  • Opinion

  • Make less than $90k? Chances are, you’ll be paying more income tax (ABC News)
  • Why a Hann Highway could be a monument to Indigenous genocide (The Guardian)
  • THE GRETA THUNBERG PROBLEM, so many men freaking out about the tiny Swedish climate demon (The Guardian)
  • Scott Morrison’s bromance with Donald Trump is blooming, but why now? (ABC News)
  • My sports-mad dad watched me play football terribly every week – I thought he was in denial (The Guardian)
  • Why the Canberra Raiders can end their 25-year grand final drought (ABC News)
  • Big small government (The Monthly)
  • Carnage with courtesy: ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ (The Monthly)
  • World

  • US journalist fired over ‘cancel culture’ story (BBC News)
  • Experts warn glacier on Mont Blanc in danger of collapsing (Al Jazeera English)
  • Thousands in Canada join worldwide climate strikes (BBC News)
  • Hundreds freed from Nigeria ‘torture house’ (BBC News)
  • Ukraine ex-minister rejects Trump Biden claims (BBC News)
  • Hundreds of captives, including children in chains, freed from Nigerian school (ABC News)
  • Protests break out across Egypt demanding el-Sisi’s resignation (Al Jazeera English)
  • Giant planet discovery bewilders astronomers (BBC News)
  • Climate

  • Muddled mollusc mating could save Sydney’s rock oysters (ABC News)
  • Ariel Elhers protesting for climate action in Chinchilla, September 2019 (ABC News)
  • For this ocean dweller, ability to respond to warming waters is about location (Science Daily)
  • Satellite photo of gas wells near Chinchilla (ABC News)
  • Sports

  • Super League semi-final: St Helens v Wigan (BBC Sport)
  • Rugby World Cup 2019: Ireland aim to build on win over Scots as they face hosts (BBC Sport)
  • World Athletics Championships: Lynsey Sharp out in 800m first round (BBC Sport)
  • Benjamin Mendy tweet row: Bernardo Silva an exceptional person, says Pep Guardiola (BBC Sport)
  • Russian GP: Max Verstappen tops close practice (BBC Sport)
  • Heavy unseasonal rains force second ODI to be postponed to September 30 (Cricinfo)
  • Christian Coleman ‘did himself no favours’ over missed tests – Michael Johnson (BBC Sport)
  • Watch: World Athletics Championships day one – men’s 100m heats, women’s 800m heats (BBC Sport)

  • Further reading

  • For Rachel Carson, wonder was a radical state of mind (Aeon)
  • Our ignorance about gravity (Aeon)
  • Asiago Astrophysical Observatory in Asiago, Italy (Atlas Obscura)
  • The Jim Crow Roots of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relationship (Jstor)
  • The “Downton Effect” on the English Country House Tour (Jstor)
  • Executed Russian POWs’ Memorial Graves in Kristiansand, Norway (Atlas Obscura)
  • Venezuela may be turning to Bitcoin to get around sanctions (MIT Tech Review)
  • YouTube is experimenting with ways to make its algorithm even more addictive (MIT Tech Review)
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