Government reveals details of renovation grants | 7.30

When the Federal Government unveiled its $688 million building stimulus package, it was keen to emphasise it was very different from Labor’s GFC schemes – more controls and it will only run for a limited time. But that means less impact too. The Prime Minister says the cash grants for home renovations and new houses … Read more Government reveals details of renovation grants | 7.30

Researchers worried about coal mine pollution running into Sydney water supply | ABC News

Experts have warned about polluted water running off a mine site and ending up in a major river which eventually supplies some of Sydney’s water. Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a “cocktail of metals” in the Tahmoor coal mine’s run-off which flows into the Bargo and Nepean rivers in south-west Sydney. Read more … Read more Researchers worried about coal mine pollution running into Sydney water supply | ABC News

New restrictions on foreign investment in all ‘sensitive national security’ businesses | ABC News

Foreign investors will face new restrictions if they want a stake in sensitive industries, under sweeping changes aimed at protecting Australia’s national security. 19:08 During questioning Scott Morrison asked people not to break coronavirus social-distancing rules by attending Black Lives Matter protests this weekend, telling them to “find a better way” of expressing themselves. Read … Read more New restrictions on foreign investment in all ‘sensitive national security’ businesses | ABC News

ABC News Prime: Thousands attend George Floyd memorial; New details in Ahmaud Arbery case

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Big retailers accused of unfairly excluding some workers from JobKeeper scheme | 7.30

David Jones is among a number of big-name retailers denying casual staff the Government wage subsidy because they have taken a break from work in the past 12 months. Now employment law experts say the cases reveal massive flaws in the scheme that need to be fixed. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Big retailers accused of unfairly excluding some workers from JobKeeper scheme | 7.30

Rio Tinto says sorry for blasting 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site | 7.30

Mining giant Rio Tinto sparked anger across the country after it destroyed a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site in the Pilbara. What’s even more extraordinary is that the destruction was done within the rules meant to protect such valuable heritage sites. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Rio Tinto says sorry for blasting 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site | 7.30

Senators Harris and Booker urge Senate to pass bill making lynching federal crime | ABC News

“There is no reason for this…other than cruel and deliberate obstruction on a day of mourning.” In emotional speeches, Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker urge the Senate to pass a bill making lynching a federal crime. Sen. Rand Paul is standing in the way of its passage. https://abcn.ws/30gf7Mm SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch … Read more Senators Harris and Booker urge Senate to pass bill making lynching federal crime | ABC News

Rev. Al Sharpton delivers eulogy at George Floyd’s memorial

Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody, at a memorial service in Minnesota. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

Family members of George Floyd give remarks during memorial service

Floyd’s family spoke during a memorial service, to mourn his death and honor his life, at the North Central University in Minneapolis. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

Experts warn protests may lead to new COVID-19 hotspots | ABC News

As marches take place across the country, experts are raising concerns about whether a lack of masks and social distancing will lead to a spike in new coronavirus cases. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

Robo-bartenders shaking up hospitality sector amid COVID-19 concerns | The World

Restaurants and bars have been taking extra precautions as the world continues to ease coronavirus restrictions. But it’s also given some a chance to experiment by using robots to mix drinks and serve food, without fear of spreading the virus. Scott Longmuir reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Robo-bartenders shaking up hospitality sector amid COVID-19 concerns | The World

Cigarette companies join race for COVID-19 vaccine | The World

As efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine continue, an unlikely sector has joined the fray. Cigarette companies say they’re testing their own immunizations, including one by British American Tobacco that could soon go to human trials. Manny Tsigas reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Cigarette companies join race for COVID-19 vaccine | The World