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Morning mail: Australia ‘ill-prepared’ for food insecurity, millennials overtaking boomers, Baz Luhrmann’s films ranked
Tuesday: Former defence leaders warn of risks fuelled by war and the climate crisis. Plus: the best and worst of a director whose movies don’t talk – they shout

Tamara Howie

27, Jun, 2022 @9:05 PM

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Cyclone numbers have fallen since start of 20th century, study suggests
Scientists warn that while total number of cyclones may be decreasing, global heating will see a higher proportion of more damaging storms

Graham Readfearn

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Tick-a-box exercise’: majority of jobseekers dissatisfied with billion-dollar Jobactive system, report finds
Exclusive: New employment services system should end activities that are unproductive and scrap automatic payment suspensions, Acoss report says

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social and inequality editor

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Fears for wellbeing of older Australians as 65,000 aged care workers leave sector each year
Immediate solutions needed for deteriorating staff crisis in sector struggling to maintain basic standards, report finds

Christopher Knaus

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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What expenses can I claim on my tax return if I’m working from home?
From electricity and internet bills to printing paper and ink, here’s what the ATO says you can and can’t claim for your home office

Caitlin Cassidy

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia ‘ill-prepared’ for food insecurity driven by war and climate crisis, former defence leaders say
Former military heads warn of risks to food supply ahead of report from Australian Security Leaders Climate Group

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Guardian Essential poll: voters back minimum wage rise but divided on Labor’s climate target
A third of respondents think Albanese should adopt a more ambitious emissions target, while nearly half blame the Coalition’s climate wars for the energy crisis

Katharine Murphy Political editor

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Sydney and Melbourne property prices set to tumble, say analysts
As interest rates rise, prices are already down 3% in Sydney and 1.8% in Melbourne, with other capitals tipped to follow suit

Peter Hannam

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Deadly combination’: unpicking race’s role in three separate tragedies
Their beaming faces and traumatised parents graced countless news bulletins. Did ‘systemic racism’ in Australia’s health system play a part in the deaths of Amrita, Hiyaan and Aishwarya?

Joe Hinchliffe

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Sydney’s week of disruptions: who’s on strike, what do they want and what are the impacts?
Rail workers, teachers and healthcare workers are undertaking industrial action

Tamsin Rose

27, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Glass act: critics see right through Adelaide rental with bathroom ‘cube’ built next to kitchen
A North Adelaide studio apartment has been ridiculed online, with some likening it to ‘your first custom house in the Sims’

Guardian Staff

27, Jun, 2022 @9:17 AM

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Warning over Omicron subvariants as nation records 23 Covid deaths – as it happened
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Elias Visontay and Stephanie Convery (earlier)

27, Jun, 2022 @8:08 AM

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