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(generated from captions) for investigation. to the Police Integrity Commission against five of them has referred a complaint Commissioner Ken Moroney State's most senior police officers. over the heads of some of the A cloud is hanging tonight Juanita Phillips with ABC News. Good evening. of a warming planet. And alarming new evidence killed in Baghdad. A family grieves for a son at Port Botany. A major ecstasy seizure top policemen investigated. Tonight - some of the State's This program is captioned live.

eight barbecues. and were concealed inside The drugs came from Germany hidden in a container. nearly 400,000 ecstasy tablets, that Botany Bay Police discovered of a Dutch ship, It was during a routine inspection the ecstasy capital of the world. on the same day Australia was named the story's come out Coincidentally, of illegal drugs. an extraordinary haul almost by accident, a routine search that yielded, of BBQs in Sydney - hidden in a shipment discovered 91kg of ecstasy tablets It all started when customs they believe responsible. to catch those of the trap they laid police revealed details and, today, ever made in Australia It's one of the biggest drug busts Simon Santow, ABC News, Sydney. of complaints each year to the PIC. Ken Moroney refers dozens spokeswoman says The Police Commissioner's for him to comment publicly. but it's inappropriate he's been advised The Police Minister says from Carl Scully. beyond a brief statement wasn't saying anything The Government what these complaints are about. tell us in broad terms that the Commissioner it's in the public interest I really do think that In a statement he said: the nature of the complaint. is refusing to reveal Commissioner Moroney over the conduct of senior police. question mark and it leaves an enormous question mark over them It leaves an enormous when they heard the news. Dave Owens all chose to go on leave Dave Madden, Peter Parsons and and Dave Swilkes. and superintendents Dave Owens Peter Parsons, Assistant Commissioner of the Northern Region, the commander Regional Commander, Bob Waites, and Inner Metropolitan Assistant Commissioner the same complaint - Also under investigation over involving his deputy, Dave Madden. to the Police Integrity Commission, a complaint The Commissioner has referred confidence in the police force. which is certain to shake community he went public with news and telling the officers concerned, Carl Scully But after briefing Police Minister has kept the news to himself. For two days Ken Moroney Dave Madden. including the Commissioner's Deputy, responded by taking leave, Three of the officers have

and he knew the risks. he urged his son not to go Allan Ahmelman said a couple of months ago. as a private security guard He left to work in Iraq and served in Mogadishu. Townsville's Lavarack Barracks a sniper who'd lived in was a former soldier, 34-year-old Chris Ahmelman I am of him. I couldn't say how proud on the other side of the world. to terms with the death of a son The anguish of a family coming in this story disturbing. some viewers may find images And a warning - as he stumbled from the wreckage. was shot dead by insurgents It appears one survivor killing 11 people. shot down north of Baghdad, a helicopter was apparently foreigners in Iraq, And in the latest violence against he warned his son not to go. The father of Chris Ahmelman says of the risks he faced. says he was well aware killed in Iraq The family of a Sydney man in June. The two will appear in court with the cash. after being allegedly found have been charged The Venezuelan couple in the Sydney CBD. deposited into various bank accounts It's alleged part of this cash was from South America. of a cocaine-trafficking operation believed to be the proceeds more than $2 million, Federal Police have seized In a separate Sydney operation, market, definitely, yes. They are targeting the Australian and most of it comes from Europe. than anyone in the world, says Australians use more ecstasy Crime Commission report The bust comes as a new Australian in July. All four will reappear in court of helping import the drugs. serious charge One is also facing a more a commercial quantity of ecstasy. charged with attempting to obtain have today appeared in court Raymond Sassine and Hayley Wood Guiseppe Manella, Mario Acciarito, in anyone's language. 91kg of ecstasy is significant police arrested them. to collect the drugs last night, When three men and a woman tried and waited. a warehouse in Melbourne - and sent them to their destination - with fake pills Police re-packed the BBQs for something different. so they're consistently looking familiar with other methodology, because obviously people become used twice We never find the same method

..and the man is shot to death. There's been a surge in attacks recently, terrifying reminders that life in Iraq is still very dangerous. Joe O'Brien, ABC News. There's been another twist in the Shapelle Corby case - even though prosecutors have recommended a jail sentence if she is found guilty, GUNSHOTS of "Go! Go!"... Then you can hear shouts "Hey, it's broken, give me a hand." who's heard saying, showing a lone survivor of what it said was the crash site, Islamic Army released this vision An insurgent group called the north of Baghdad. when a helicopter was shot down 11 more foreigners were killed but that's only a recommendation. The judges can still impose a death sentence. Schapelle Corby will throw herself on the mercy of the court next Thursday - a last-ditch personal attempt to argue for freedom. Across the island, another day in the unfolding Bali heroin smuggling case, And, yesterday, as I think anyone would be. they were very emotional, So, I mean, obviously and a great bunch of guys. It's a very strong team with the deaths. is also struggling to deal which employed him it's now transpired that doesn't necessarily mean she won't face the death penalty. The chief judge hearing the case says he has the legal power to disregard the advice and order Corby's execution by firing squad. South-East Asia correspondent Peter Lloyd reports. Schapelle Corby behind bars, contemplating the prosecution's call for a life sentence - The security company in Baghdad were also killed. Two other foreign security guards on Wednesday. on the main road to Baghdad Airport the convoy he was in was ambushed Chris Ahmelman was killed when to do something, that was it. If he made up his mind his own mind. He was a man's man -

after allegedly threatening the families of his co-accused. Investigators believe evidence from other suspects also points to Brisbane man Tach Duc Thanh Nguyen as a second ringleader. Civil rights activists have criticised Because it did look as though, at that time, he was going to leave us - he stopped breathing. But believe it or not the old heart is still ticking along. The former premier has been receiving palliative care in hospital for five days. A man has been sentenced to 16 years jail over the murder of a Sydney accountant who had acid poured down his throat. 38-year-old Dax Satorre was the first to face trial for the murder. He admitted he was paid to drive the attackers to and from the Concord home of Dominic Li, the way Australian Federal Police have cooperated with Indonesian authorities, who could now execute the suspects. Today the PM supported the actions of the AFP. The Australian Federal Police took an operational decision and I totally support the Australian Federal Police in that decision. The heroin seized in the airport raid has now been re-measured and the total revised to 8.5 kilograms, down from more than 11 kilograms. Peter Lloyd, ABC News, Denpasar. It's been a dramatic day at the Kingaroy Hospital where Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen clings to life. Sir Joh stopped breathing several times and relatives were again advised to stay by his side. The 94-year-old's doctors rushed to the hospital around midday, after medical staff said he was close to the end. But Lady Bjelke-Petersen says Sir Joh soon rallied. marked by another visit by parents Christine and Lee Rush to 19-year-old son Scott, one of four alleged drug couriers caught at Denpasar airport. The brought food, an Indonesian dictionary and a Monopoly board game. After a kiss and a handshake, the couple left, saying nothing of claims that their son has been threatened by accused trafficking ringleader Andrew Chan. Police have coinfirmed that Chan has been moved to a different police station

who died after several weeks in hospital. The attack was motivated by a debt owed by Mr Li's brother-in-law. Satorre's jail term was halved because he pleaded guilty and offered to give evidence against his co-accused. A man has died in a bizarre police chase in Sydney overnight. The offender ended up pursuing the police, before his car hit on-coming traffic and burst into flames. SIRENS WAIL There was no way the driver of this car could survive the inferno. The ute with South Australian number plates had crossed over the median strip and slammed into another car. Its driver is in hospital in a serious condition. The fiery crash was the culmination of a police chase with a twist - it was the offender chasing the police. This is quite bizarre, I certainly haven't come across this type of incident in 30 years of policing. Police say an unmarked car was pursuing the ute for running a red light. At some point the offending vehicle did stop and reversed into the police vehicle and that was the first incident of the police being rammed. Trying to avoid any more collisions, The police car got in front of the offender, but continued to be rammed. Several other cars were also hit during the chase. Police say their car was 500m in front of the ute when the crash happened. Witnesses say the cars were thrown several metres into the air. A police investigation has begun as well as a coronial inquiry. While the officers involved are receiving counseling, three others are being hailed heroes for saving a boy from a burning house. I appreciate it, thank you. No worries. No worries. 14-year-old Alex Salazal was found unconscious under his bed. We didn't think, we just went in, did what we had to do, and we were pretty lucky because only a couple of minutes later the roof collapsed where we were. Just part of job and what we're required to do, and we're just happy that we were able to bring the boy out safely. The officers have been recommended for bravery awards. Oh yeah, I think so, I mean, no one else would jump into a burning house, not many people anyway. So, my son wouldn't be here if it wasn't for then. Mrs Salazal's son is in a critical condition but expected to recover. Adrian Raschella, ABC News, Sydney. The trial of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Peter Falconio has been delayed until later this year. 46-year-old Bradley John Murdoch is accused of murdering Peter Falconio and unlawfully assaulting his girlfriend Joanne Lees north of Barrow Creek in July 2001. Murdoch's trial was due to begin next month, but Chief Justice Brian Martin ordered the trial be delayed to allow further investigations. Mr Martin said the trial could be held in October, but a new date won't be set until the end of next month. Murdoch wasn't at today's hearing and is remanded in custody. There's new evidence that the Antarctic is melting even faster than first believed. The latest study shows the Antarctic glaciers are shrinking at an increasing rate. Scientists say the 'big melt' is alarming new evidence of climate change. The British scientists studied more than 200 of these massive sheets of ice, and compared them with aerial surveys taken over 50 years. They're findings were alarming - 90% of this Antarctic Peninsula is melting fast. It's just another piece in that jigsaw of how climate change is affecting environments It's just another piece in that jigsaw of how climate change is affecting environments across the world. This graphic details the timeline of the melt. From the earliest records in 1947, the Sheldon Glacier has been receding. Over the last decade, the pace has quickened, with the ice mass shrinking 50m per year. In 30 years time we'll look back at this picture that is emerging and all these jigsaw pieces that we've put down, and the pattern of climate change will then seem very clear and very apparent. Scientists are yet to discover whether the rest of the Antarctic is melting at the same rate. But there's already evidence that it's a global problem. Most of the temperate glaciers that have disappeared over the last decade had been stable for about 5,000 years. had been stable for about 5,000 years. But they, too, are also melting faster. Now, the only place where there's really significant ice left is in the Arctic and Antarctica - and it's melting. With atmospheric warming in the Antarctic Peninsula already five times the global average, scientists are concerned this may be a disturbing sign of what's to come. Some indigenous leaders and the opposition have criticised plans to push more young Aboriginies into further education. The new rules would make Aboriginal teenagers on "work for the dole" programs undertake training, but critics say it's pointless without more jobs in remote communities. Each year more than 20,000 Indigenous teenagers drop out of school. For many, especially in remote communities, one option is to join the government's Indigenous work for the dole program, known as CDEP. A negative impact on the community as such, where kids choose an easier option. That can become in some instances a dead end for them. The government now wants more young Aboriginal people to find a job. From now on Indigenous teenagers aged between 15 and 17 will be asked to complete training, Sarah Clarke, ABC News. As part of its review of CDEP, the government's also looking at putting limits on how long some people can stay on the scheme. What we're concerned about, is that CDEP doesn't become a dead end position. If they're going to start limiting time frames, what are they going to go on - unemployment benefits? The minister insists time limits will only be considered if other jobs are available. such as a TAFE course, as part of the work for the dole scheme. It can improve their prospects - it can mean that they have the ability of getting a job in usual labor markets. But according to one Aboriginal leader, the government's changes ignore the real problem. In many remote communities CDEP is the only work available. Well, the reality is, is this training now going to lead to real jobs? And what's the government doing about stimulating the labor market in those remote communities? The opposition says while training is positive, the resources for it don't exist. They're going to have to really get serious and provide a very substantial lift in the number of TAFE places.

its colonial rule and aggression, caused tremendous damage and suffering Narda Gilmore, ABC News. To finance now, and directors of Australia's biggest wine company, Southcorp, And finally the Australian dollar was up again - now it's 77.75 US cents. I'll be back on Sunday morning at 9:45 with 'Inside Business' and special guest John Singleton. Till then - that's finance. Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has expressed deep remorse for his country's wartime aggression. He made the speech at a summit of Asian and African leaders in Jakarta. (Speaks Japanese) In the past, Japan, through and have hoisted the white flag. What Foster's shareholders think of this can be seen by the 2.5% drop in its share price. Only Southcorp directors thought the first bid wasn't a good price. Now they're happy and Foster's shareholders, who are paying it, aren't. The market as a whole went up 0.5% today, which was lacklustre compared to Wall Street last night, where the market surged 2% on a few good reports from companies like Motorola and Nokia. Here's how the the US and Australian markets have performed since the start of the year - even after last night's big rise, the S&P 500 index is still well short of the All Ordinaries - although that was mostly because of the big drop on Wall Street in the first three weeks of the year, which Australia didn't follow have recommended a new takeover offer from beer giant Fosters. With more on that and today's market moves, here's Alan Kohler. It's been a long and bitter struggle, but Southcorp has finally managed to squeeze another 12 cents per share out of Foster's because of the optimism about commodities and the local economy. That's now faded. Commodity prices have been falling for a month now and had another bad session last night with copper nickel and zinc all falling by around 2% while the oil price edged 4 cents higher. Some detail on the local market now - the bigger gains included Macquarie Bank, Gunns, CBA and AMP, while the main falls included Pacific Brands, Perpetual, Coles Myer and Telstra. In Asia today the markets were generally higher, but didn't go all the way with the US performance of last night.

to the people of many countries, particularly to those of Asian nations. There have been massive anti-Japan protests in China this month, calling for Tokyo to acknowledge its offences before and during the Second World War. China has also criticised Japanese politicians, for visiting a memorial to Japanese war dead. Hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans are pouring into Botswana to escape their lives of poverty. But border jumpers will now have to literally jump an electric fence to get out. Africa correspondent Zoe Daniel reports from the Botswana-Zimbabwe border. At the desolate Matsiloje border post, a fence and a dry river bed separates Zimbabwe from Botswana. Stock graze metres from the fence - that's to help keep them and their owners out. But, already, many so-called 'border jumpers' are in nearby Matsiloje village, many on the run from authorities. Locals say they're disrupting life here and they hope the fence will stop them and their cattle. In nearby Francistown, it's a similar story. Hundreds queue for taxis to get home before they're caught overstaying. Some are here legally to buy goods that inflation puts beyond their reach in Zimbabwe. But they're not made welcome. This was my first time to be here, but they are not friendly. Zimbabweans boost business here, but while some locals sympathise with them, they're blamed for escalating crime About 90% of all the shoplifting which I get on this place is from Zimbabweans. Those who have jumped the border live here, in abandoned housing. Many walked miles to get here, because the appalling conditions are still better than Zimbabwe, where there's no work and little food. Officials say the fence is to keep animals out, not people, although it may help. We are not trying to keep Zimbabweans from coming in, we're trying to make sure that they come in legally. Zimbabweans hide in the bush and then cross the border just on dusk. 9,000 were caught here in March and February alone. It's unclear yet whether an electric fence will stop them from trying. Zoe Daniel, ABC News, Matsiloje, Botswana. A Sudanese family torn apart by war more than a decade ago have been reunited in Darwin. Samuel Donato Oketa survived a massacre and fled to Australia, unaware, until recently, his mother and other family members had also survived and were living in a refugee camp. Oh, mummy. This was the moment Samuel Donato Oketa saw his mother for the first time in 11 years. Until recently he believed she was dead. Mr Donato Oketa was separated from his family when rebels attacked his village in southern Sudan in 1994. He thought they'd all been killed, but learnt through his cousin that his mother and siblings survived and were living in a refugee camp in Uganda. Last night the family was reunited in Darwin. Very exciting and actually very emotional, so I don't know how I should express myself. The reunion was also filled with sadness. Samuel Donato Oketa's father, two brothers and a sister were killed during the 20-year civil war between the Christian south and Islamic north that's left at least 1.5 million people dead. Since finding some of his family alive, Samuel Donato Oketa has been working hard to raise $10,000 to fly his family to Australia. I tried very hard. I worked very hard, actually. The people of Darwin also got behind the cause, supporting fundraising efforts to fly the family here. When he found out that his mother was alive, I mean, that was a momentous day, and that he had brothers and sisters alive. Now they're here. We didn't think this day would happen but it has and it's just fantastic. Hello how are you? While the family settles in to its new life in Australia, Mr Donato Oketa says there's only one thing left for him to do. There's no other plan, I can only party. Throughout tonight, with all the friends and relatives. After the celebrations, the family's looking forward to catching up on lost time. Liv Casben, ABC News, Darwin. Australian golfer Adam Scott continues to impress on the world stage, taking the lead after the opening round of the Golf Classic in Beijing. Peter Wilkins reports. Australian golf is going through a purple patch. Four players, including Adam Scott, have won on the US tour this year while Rod Pampling and Mark Hensby tied for 5th at the US Masters. Now Scott is making his mark at the classic in Bejing, a tournament sanctioned by the Australasian, European and Asian tours. COMMENTATOR: And an absolute beauty. Very nearly an albatross. Scott led by one shot when strong winds halted play yesterday and picked up six shots in eight holes in a sizzling finish to his first round. Hong Kong's going crazy over a horse. on the same program on Sunday, their over-achieving expatriate will carry the weight of Hong Kong expectation as he goes for a unique slice of turf history. Australia is tipped to continue its dominance of international rugby league when the Kangaroos take on Australian-bred Silent Witness New Zealand in Brisbane tonight. The Kiwis say they won't be intimidated even though they're missing several of their best players. A lot of guys are playing against their team-mates. We play against NRL players like ourselves is poised to break the record of 16 consecutive wins by an unbeaten horse held by his ancestor Ribot in Europe and cigar and citation in North America. 16 straight, never beaten. Foaled on the mid north coast of NSW and sold for $55,000, Silent Witness has earned around $7.5 million and is rated the best sprinter in the world. All the boxes are ticked. He has early speed, speed and strength and the one day he should have been beaten he won on sheer courage. While Australian horses Grand Armee and Elvstroem try for international glory

Will was clearly officer material. The film makes this appeal to a more aristocratic or a more upper class as its ideal recruit. Definitely. He looks out the window and sees... When Daniel Reynaux found 'Hero of the Dardanelles' at the National Film and Sound Archive, only about half the film had survived intact. He borrowed archival documentary footage to follow the original script, which was initially a mixture of documentary and drama. If you were old enough you might just recognise this as Gallipoli. It's not but there was no actual footage of the landings in 1915, and so soldiers faked the landing scenes here at Sydney's Tamarama. Up these cliffs they scrambled, but it wasn't all fake. The Colombian defenders could do nothing but crudely foul Moura, who proved the trick was no fluke with a second example of his heady play against Uruguay. The teenager also scored eight goals to lead Brazil to the title. An old silent film aimed at recruiting young Australians to the Gallipoli campaign has been restored after years of decay. 'The Hero of the Dardanelles' was made in 1915, when extra numbers were desperately needed to fight the Turks. It's considered one of the most important propaganda films of the early Anzac era. PIANO MUSIC The title made the point about as bluntly as possible - 'Will' would be the hero of the Dardanelles, and where there was Will, there was a way to make young Australian men we play them every week so we don't see them as being invincible or anything like that. The Kiwis have got a really strong team so they're playing for their country so there's a lot of pride at stake. The future of South American soccer seems to be heading in the right direction. Young Brazilian star Kerlon Moura had the opposition baffled with some spectacular skill during the South American under-17 championships. volunteer. It is very much a propaganda film. It is very much made with the official government line in mind. Guy Hastings played Will, talking his mates into joining him in a fight for glory. But the film wasn't aimed simply at getting soldiers -

just a few months later. Many could hardly wait to be let loose on the evil Turks they'd seen in the film. The soldiers weren't put off by heavy casualties portrayed in the film. They were young, naive and believed, like Will, they would get the soldiers' reward - a young bride to come home to, and a grant of land. Geoff Sims, ABC News. Let's see how the weather's looking for Anzac Day and the rest of the weekend. Here's Mike Bailey. Thanks, Juanita. Good evening. The outlook's for a fine Anzac Day in Sydney and most of NSW. In fact, the greater part of the holiday weekend should be that way, except for showers near a change affecting the South Coast late tomorrow and moving north into Sunday. Sunshine in Sydney today took temperatures from 14-24 degrees, a top that's 1 above average. Some of these soldiers would land at the real Gallipoli

Thanks, Mike. And that's ABC News for this Friday. I'm Juanita Phillips. There'll be updates during the evening and a full wrap-up of the day's news in 'Lateline' at 11:05pm. Enjoy the rest of your evening and have a great long weekend. Captions by Captioning and Subtitling International.