Afternoon Update: Ita Buttrose decries ‘abusive and toxic’ culture; new marine life discovered; and a marriage disrupted by an ex

Happy Friday! The cause of yesterday’s massive fire in Sydney that destroyed a heritage-listed building still remains unknown, but two teenagers are assisting police with enquiries. No charges had been laid at the time of writing.

In other news, the ABC chair, Ita Buttrose, has spoken out about the “abusive and toxic culture” pervading Australian discourse in light of Stan Grant’s resignation as Q&A host after receiving a torrent of racist abuse.

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