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Live. Tony Abbott shrugs off a

losing ground with female new poll which suggests he is

voters. My job is to appeal to

all Australians. Also - Cash for Clunkers - Julia Gillard vows to pay

drivers to upgrade their old

cars. Pakistan on the verge an

historic victory against Australia. And one of nation's most important Australia. And one of the

Indigenous art collections

returns home after a 20-year

world tour. Good afternoon, you're watching ABC News 24 live

across Australia. I'm Jeremy

Fernandez. The weather around

the capitals:

Julia Gillard is injecting a dose of direction action into

her climate credentials with a

scheme to take old wrecks off

the road. The Prime the road. The Prime Minister

has pinched an idea from the US

- $2,000 rebates for owners of

old cars to replace them. It

caps off two days of climate campaigning in Queensland ahead

of tomorrow's debate. From

Brisbane, political reporter

Hayden Cooper. Calling all clunkers. '87 model.

Yes. Right. The Prime

Minister is out to jolt her

climate drive into you've got the jumper leads? climate drive into gear. And

Yes, yes. With a $400 million

promise, cash for cars. You

will get a $2,000 rebate from

the Government. Labor wants to

take 200,000 old vehicles off

the road. Pre-1995 models would

be scrapped in return for the

rebate. It would then go

towards the purchase of a

cleaner, new car. This is an

extra bit of helping hand, and

I believe it will be welcome. The Government says the move will slash carbon

emissions by a million tonnes,

but it's paying for the measure

by shifting money from other

areas - carbon capture and

storage and solar

funding. We've directed the

funds to what is a practical

announcement, a practical

measure to help transform

Australia's car fleet.

The Government seems to have humiliated the Industry

Minister who was dead against these programs when they were first muted last year. Labor is

also promising tougher also promising tougher emission standards for motor vehicles by 2015. The Government car fleet

should immediately go to the

2015 standards that she wants.

No more purchasing of clunkers. A week into the campaign, the Prime Minister's

own numbers are on the

rise. One poll has Labor

leading by 8 points, a healthy

election-winning

margin. Despite the clear lead elsewhere, here in Queensland

it is a different story. Labor

trails the Coalition and Julia

Gillard remains at risk of losing up to 10 seats. Across

town, the defeated leader is running his own

something sensible with campaign. We could actually do

this. But Kevin Rudd is choosing his carefully. Do you have any choosing his words

trailing in Queensland at the theories on why Labor is

moment?

I'm just working here in I'm just working here in my electorate. That's a matter for

other people. One town, two

Labor prime ministers and never the

the twain shall meet. Tony

Abbott, meanwhile, was pushing

his credential as cross the

country in Western Australia

where the fallout from the

Government's mining tax is still festering. The Opposition

Leader was amongst friends

today as he did his best to try to boost his appeal to women

voters, which some polls

suggest may be immune to his

charms. Here is political reporter Dana Robertson. Tony

Abbott has got Abbott has got woman

trouble. My life is full of

strong women. But they're not

the ones he needs to worry

about. Women voters throwing their support behind about. Women voters are

the Prime Minister. the Prime

With women, Mr Abbott trails

his rival by a full 16 points.

Men are divided down the middle. Men are divided down the

Party has heard loud and It is a message the Liberal

clear. I've worked with my fair

share of blokes over my life and I can pick them.

I have a wife, Margaret. I

have three sisters. I have have three sisters. I have

three powerful young women who are my daughters. I have... (APPLAUSE) ..a ..a female Chief of

Staff. Support for women is

fuelling a Labor comeback in

the West. The Westpoll shows

the Liberals could be in the Liberals could be in danger

of losing one seat they already

hold, and not picking up

another they were counting on from its from its female incumbent. If we win the seat of we win the seat of Hasluck I

of will be the next Prime Minister

of Australia and will we win the seat of Hasluck I

will be the next Prime of Australia and of Australia and certainly we

do need to win those marginal seats. But in seats. But in this quarry do need to win those marginal

seats. But

State, Tony Abbott is still

State, Tony Abbott is counting on fear of

counting on fear of the mining

tax to bolster his bid tax to bolster his bid for The counting on fear of the mining

Lodge. Everyone here in Western

Australia is very concerned

that if the Government

that if the Government gets Australia is

that if the Government gets that if

re-elected, it won't be Labor's re-elected, it won't be

mining tax that gets through, re-elected, it mining tax that gets

mining re-elected, it won't be Labor's it will

mining tax that gets through, it will be the Greens'

it will be the Greens' mining tax. Mining tax. Mining magnate Andrew

Twiggy Forrest is doing tax. Mining magnate Andrew

best to help. I wanted to give Twiggy Forrest is best to help. I

the Government every chance to best to help. I wanted to give fix

fix the problems with this fix the problems with this tax

haven't fixed and to explain it fully. They

and to

haven't fixed the problems and and to explain it fully. They they haven't explained haven't fixed the

it. After a morning in Perth and an afternoon in Kalgoorlie,

Mr Abbott will spend this evening back in Canberra, where he will have evening back in

he will have a frantic

hours' preparation before tomorrow night's Leaders

Debates. The worm has always hated hated Liberals. It Debates. The worm has always hated Liberals. It will hated Liberals. It hated Liberals. It will be a case of case of laid case of laid ladies case of laid ladies first. And Clive Palmer case of laid ladies

Clive Palmer is warning the Federal Government will bring

back its original mining super Federal Government

profits tax. The back its original profits tax. The Liberal-noorp donor profits tax. donor has been campaigning in

the seat of Moreton donor has been campaigning the seat of Moreton in south-west Brisbane. He says the Government south-west Brisbane. the Government has reneged on the Government the Government has reneged on its compromise agreement with the Government by giving the Government has reneged on its the Government by giving the

Greens its preferences. I think

it has been a great shame to it has been it has been a great shame to see that the Federal Government or the Labor Party has no morals or the Labor Party

morals or ethics, gone back on

the deal the deal they've done with the BHP, Rio and Xstrata and BHP, Rio and Xstrata and by doing that they will bring doing that they will bring back the original tax, so doing the original tax, so it just means you the original tax, so it just means you can't trust the

Government. ACT senator Kate Lundy has admitted her staff made a mistake Lundy has made a mistake by sending out a made a

press re-less on behalf of a made a mistake by sending out press re-less on behalf of a fellow Labor fellow Labor candidate. Under the electoral

fellow Labor the electoral rules, public money the electoral money can't be used to the electoral rules, public money can't be used to promote money can't be used unelected candidates.

unelected candidates. The release unelected candidates. release was for the Gai

Brodtman and was about a new release was for hospital in the Brodtman and

hospital in the ACT. Senator Lundy says hospital in the

Lundy says that the hospital in the ACT. Senator Lundy says that the release was

sent by email, so taxpayers are sent sent by email, so taxpayers are not out of pocket. We've acknowledged the mistake, it not out of pocket. We've won't happen again. acknowledged the mistake, it won't happen again. No

taxpayers' money was expended and I'm just pleased that

taxpayers' money was and I'm just pleased that it

a's on the record and will be

dealt with. And we'll have live coverage of dealt with. And coverage of tomorrow night's election debate here

coverage of tomorrow night's election debate here on ABC News 24 from 6 o'clock eastern time. That's tomorrow News 24 from time. That's tomorrow night. To the rest News 24 from 6 o'clock eastern the rest of the day's news time. That's tomorrow night. To the rest of the day's news now. The Cancer Council is putting

the heat on Coles over The Cancer Council is putting the heat on Coles over its decision to sell the heat on Coles decision to sell cheap cigarettes. The cigarettes. The supermarket

chain has started importing chain cigarettes from Germany and chain has started

selling them up cigarettes from selling them up to $4 cheaper selling them up than other brampbds. selling them up to $4 than other brampbds. The Cancer

Council says it will re-assess

its ties with Coles after Council says it will discussions in the next few weeks but say it is doesn't

want to compromise its health

message that smoke something the number one

message that smoke something cancer. The operators of an

aircraft that crashed near cancer. The operators of aircraft that crashed near a primary school in Sydney's primary south-west have had their lie

senses suspended. Pilot Andrew

Wilson and his passenger nurse Wilson and Wilson and his passenger nurse Kathy Sheppard died when Kathy Sheppard died when the plane crashed last month. The Civil Aviation Safety Civil Aviation Safety Authority says the five-day says the five-day suspension applies says the five-day

applies to Skymaster and Avtex air services applies to Skymaster and Avtex air services and follows air services and follows a series air services and follows series of breaches. The series of breaches. The cause of last month's accident in Canley Vale is still Canley Vale is still being investigated. Another of last month's accident in investigated. Another man has been charged over an assault on been charged been charged over an assault on

an Irish backpacker in Sydney's an an Irish backpacker in Sydney's east two years ago. David Keohane suffered permanent brain damage after he was bashed Keohane suffered permanent bashed while walking home in

Coogee. A 26-year-old Coogee. A 26-year-old man has Coogee. A

now been charged with concealing a serious indictable

offence and hindering a police concealing a serious indictable offence and hindering a police

investigation. Police say offence and hindering a investigation. Police say it's their fifth arrest over at assault. One investigation. Police say it's their assault. One of the killers assault. One of the killers of assault. One of the the British toddler James

Bulger has been sent back to the British toddler James Bulger has been sent back to jail. In

Bulger has been sent back jail. In 1993 Jon Venables and

Robert Thompson killed the little Robert

little boy when they were just 10 little boy when

10 years old. Now 27, Devenyns

has received a 10 years old. Now has received a two-year sentence after 10 years old. Now 27, Devenyns has sentence after he has received a two-year sentence after he pleaded guilty to downloading guilty to downloading and distributing guilty to downloading distributing child pornography. The original crime distributing child pornography. The original crime shocked everyone - the pornography. The original

abduction and murder of a shocked everyone - abduction and murder of a child

by two by two children. abduction and murder of a child by (Heckling) Then by two children. (Heckling) Then 10, Will

Genia - Jon Venables was

reviled by angry mobs wanted him locked up forever,

but at age 18, both he but at age 18, both he and Robert Thompson but at age 18, Robert Thompson were released

with new identities and a fresh start. That came crashing with new identities and a start. That came crashing down for Jon Venables start. That came crashing

for Jon Venables when a search

of his computer revealed for Jon Venables when a search been accesses and distributing

child pornography, some of it in a more serious category. in a more serious category. He

pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey, pleaded guilty at the

Bailey, the judge the only

personal lowed to see him via a

video link from personal lowed to see him via video link from prison. The

sentence - two years in jail Two years is the high end of sentences I've seen for

cases like this, that when you cases like take into account the cases like this, that when horrendous offence horrendous offence that

occurred nearly 20 years horrendous offence occurred nearly 20 years ago,

that the sentence of two years is probably proportionate to the events.

Not enough for James the events. Not enough for James Bulger's Not enough for mother, Denise Fergus, who Not enough for James Bulger's mother, Denise Fergus, who was in court to see what would

happen to the man mother, Denise Fergus, who was in happen to the man who killed her in court to see what would happen to

her son Once again we've had to sit her son Once again sit through proceedings where

justice has not been sit through proceedings justice has not been done. These were very justice has not These were very serious offences and justice has not been done. These offences and two years is simply These were very serious offences simply not enough to meet offences and two years simply not enough to meet the gravity of simply not enough gravity of what this person did. Jon Venables had been

living in nearby Cheshire.

Since his release with a new identity, he had kept a Since his release with a identity, he had kept a job, but had identity, he had but had drug and alcohol problems and had been but had drug and alcohol problems and had been violent. Now he problems and had been violent. Now he is back in jail. The level of disgust violent. Now he is back in jail. The level of disgust over

the original crime is still so

intense it seems nothing these two now young men can do intense it seems two now young men can do in the future two now young

future will ever allow them

future will ever allow them to

escape the past. Staying in the

UK, banking regulators in

Europe have announced the

results of their so-called stress test N an unprecedented

scrutiny of the sector, 91 bank

as cross the EU were assessed

to see how their balance sheets might cope under various scenarios. Europe correspondent

Emma Alberici reports. This was not so much a financial

forecast, rather an insight

into which institutions might

fall over if a sudden storm

were to sweep through. I think

that these stress tests are the more extensionive and the more

severe that have been conducted

in developed countries on such

a scale. Ratings agencies were already concerned about Spain's

credit risk. They might not be surprised to find

surprised to find that five of

the seven banks that failed the

health checks were Spanish. 65%

of the EU's banks were put

under the microscope to see if

they had the capacity to

survive a 3% fall in GDP, higher interest higher interest rates,

sovereign debt problems, as

well as corporate and household loan defaults. As central

banks around the world prepare

to make their own decisions in

the next few weeks, what are they to take from these they to take from these test ruts in terms of an overall

assessment of the health of the

European banking system? And

what are the consequences for the seven banks that failed this

this test? What the results

prove, as we have said all

along, is that the European

banking system is resilient to

an adverse shock. That has been

tested in a very severe and

significant way, so that's the

message in terms of financial stability that Central Bankers

must take from these results.

The consequence for those

seven banks is that they will

have to agree with their respective supervise ors on a

plan which will, over a given

time period, explain how weakness will be resolved.

Analysts question why the Analysts question committee didn't examine what Analysts question why the committee didn't examine what might happen if the unthinkable might happen

happened, if one of the might happen if the unthinkable

happened, if one of the EU's 27 happened, if one of governments actually defaulted on its

on its debt. We don't believe,

on the basis of the measures on its debt. We don't believe, that have been taken,

on the basis of that have been taken, that

there will be a default,

there will be a default, and we are not are not then considering it. The assessors are adamant

that it. The are not then considering

that their processes were rig rouse and that that their processes were rouse and that the $630 billion rouse rouse and that the $630 billion

fund set up to bail out troubled fund set rouse and that the $630 billion troubled EU banks provides a significant cushion in

troubled EU banks significant cushion in the

event that one of them does

event that one of them does collapse. Never before have so many collapse. Never before have so many European banks exposed

their balance sheets many European banks exposed their balance sheets to such scrutiny. So, the regulators say f you don't like at assumptions underlying these

tests, you can apply your own.

all the day's sport with Amanda

Shalala and one of the most all the day's sport with Amanda Shalala and one of the most important Shalala and one of important private collections of important private collections

of Aboriginal artworks returns after of Aboriginal

after a 20-year world tour.

The top stories this The The top stories this hour: Week 2 of the The top stories Week 2 of the election campaign is

Week 2 is under way. Tony Abbott is

trying to shrug off a new poll is under way. Tony Abbott is

suggesting he has problems with trying to shrug off a suggesting he has problems with female voters, suggesting he female voters, and has again

attacked Labor's mining tax. Julia Gillard is pledging attacked Labor's mining

to deliver a $2,000 rebate for

people who update their cars to more environmentally friendly late people who update their cars to late models. And more environmentally friendly late models. And the Cancer

Council is unhappy with Coles

for selling cheap cigarettes. Coles for selling cheap cigarettes.

Coles has started importing

cigarettes from Germany and

selling them up to $4 cheaper

than other brands. than other brands. Taking a brief look at the weather

tomorrow around the capitals:

Now let's take a look at

sport with Amanda Shalala. Yes,

the Pies are on fire, Jez,

looking every bit the corps

tition leaders inflicting a 13-goal demolition on the

Tigers. Tonight: Last night the

Hawks and Saints played out a

thrilling draw while

Collingwood once again produced

its best. It was an old-fashioned torpedo that launched a modern-day Magpie

assault, and for a team often criticised

criticised for taking the long road, the direct route proved a winner. The Pies looked

ominous in close, helped by Ben Cousins' gift. COMMENTATOR:

Stolen by Swan. There is a bullet for Collingwood. It was

Andy Collins who scored first

for the Tigers Opens up the

angle and timely the Tigers

have broken the

drought. Riewoldt offered Richmond a strong forward target, but Collingwood

dominated at ground level, even poising for a goal square

raffle. Share it around as easy

as you like. In the second

as you like. In the second half

Didak stamped his mark on the match, while the Tigers

struggled to convert. It

struggled to convert. It was

Didak who again carved a classy

path through the Richmond path through the Richmond

defence A little bit of candy.

How good am I? Dustin Martin

did his bit to revive did his bit to revive the ailing. But Collingwood's

cakewalk continued. The final

margin, 42 points disglft the

Hawks are seeths that an

interchange infringement in the

dying minutes allow ed. A Cyril

Rioli goal was disallowed and Rioli goal was disallowed and

the Saints were awarded a 50m

penalty which led them deep

into attack. McEvoy kicks a goal. Unbelievable! Earlier Justin Koschitzke

Justin Koschitzke found form,

booting three goals in the first quarter and Lance

Franklin was on song, kicking

five for the Hawks. In this afternoon's other game, the

Cats were just as ruthless as Collingwood in their disposal of Brisbane at Kardinia of Brisbane at Kardinia Park.

Geelong kicked 19 goals in its

63-point win. Gary Ablett was

in good touch, booting 5 in the

demolition job. Lions skipper

Jonathan Brown was the best in

a badly beaten bunch, kicking 4

goals. A Cats-Pies Grand Final

looks more likely as each round passes Yes, it was good to get

the win today. We were a bit

the win today. We were a bit disappointed with the first

half today. We thought they

beat us at the contested ball.

We did better in the We did better in the second

half. The Panthers can put some pressure on NRL leader St

George-Illawarra with a win over the Storm tonight, while

the Cowboys host the Knights in Townsville. The Raiders have

beaten the Sharks 20-13 in their game in Canberra. Hab Hayne produced another spew

superb individual performance

against the Bulldogs. He has

been dubbed the Hayne Train,

but last night Jarryd Hayne was

flying high as the train

flying high as the train turned into a plane. COMMENTATOR:

Faster than a Concorde. That is

supersonic Jarryd Hayne! Gobsmacked! Commentator sitting

here, hardly able to utter a

word. In one of the most die

nomic starts to a game this

even, Hayne stunned onlookers

as he flew over for his second try. Clear the tarmac, here he

comes! The fullback also set up

Inu's try and the Eels led by

22 at the break. With their

season managing in the balance,

the Bulldogs lifted in the

second half with two tries in

10 minutes and almost had a

third before Hayne stepped in

again. Well, I have now seen

everything. Parramatta fans are

now hoping for a repeat of last season's run to the Grand Final. At Kogarah, St George-Illawarra gave the

Titans an opening leg up as

they scored the opening try of

the night in unusual fashion What the leg. Something

that has never that has never happened before. The Dragons Ben Cray

opted to go his own way. Two

penalty goals saw the Dragons

move 4 in front, but a mistake by Darius Boyd created an opportunity for the Gold Coast

to lock up the scores. The game

went into extra time and Mat

Rogers came up with a field

goal to keep the Titans in the

top 8 The Titans' season is still alive!. The Sharks put

the event of the past week behind them, dominating the

Raiders at Canberra Stadium. It

took 35 minutes for the home

side to find the try line, but

Sharks captain Trent Barrett ensured his team was in front at the break. Australia is on

the verge of losing a cricket

Test to Pakistan for the first

time since 1995. Heading into

Day 4 at Headingley, Pakistan

needs only 40 runs with 7

wickets in hand to win the

Second Test and level the two-match series. Australia

started Day 3 in reasonable shape with

shape with a 34-run deficit,

the captain and his deputy at the crease, but Ricky Ponting

added only 5 runs to his score

and departed for 66. The exciting young paceman

Amir also removed Hussey and North

North in quick succession The collapse continues! Michael Clarke reached his Clarke reached his half-century

and combined with Tim Paine as

Australia started to build a

lead. Clarke fell for 77 and Paine perished on 33. Steven

Smith adopted the approach that

served him well in the shorter

tomorrow forms of the game,

smashing a maiden half-century in only his Second Test. The

21-year-old looked like single-handedly taking Australia's lead to 200, but

like Clarke, he went for 77, and

and Pakistan needed 180 for

victory. Oh, down. Watson has

put it down at first slip. It

proved costly as Imran Farhat

went on to make 67 with Azhar

Ali a willing ally in his second test. Two Doug Bollinger wicket wicket wicketed lifted Australian spirits, but

Pakistan only needed 40 runs to

level the two-game series. The overall winner of the Tour de

France is expected to be decided during tonight's time trial in Bordeaux. Spaniard

Alberto Contador holds an

8-second advantage over his

rival Andy Schleck. Watching

the 18th Stage was risky

business for Tom Cruise and his co-star Cameron Diaz. British

rider Mark Cavendish showed he

can still win without suspended

lead-out man, Australian Mark

Renshaw He gets his 14th stage

win in the Tour de

France. Cavendish is 16 points behind Italian Alessandro

Petacchi in the race for the sprinter's green jersey. And

the Wallabies' Tri-Nations

campaign gets under way campaign gets under way very

soon. Jez, they're taking on the Springboks in Brisbane. It

will be a long month. Thanks

Amanda. New video has been

released between a yacht and released between a yacht and a

whale earlier this week. The southern right

southern right whale emerged

from the water and crashed down

on the yacht off the coast of

Cape Town. The boat's mast was

snapped off but the two people

on board were unhurt. Marine

experts say it was an extremely

rare event. More than a

thousand kilometres from the

sea, some desert dwellers are turning to turning to desperate measures

to get their fishing fix. Fish

farmers in Central Australia

are now using a technique

similar to one used for growing drugs. Environmentalists drugs. Environmentalists say

it's getting more people looked it's getting more people looked on dessert-raised fish. In Alice Springs they've decided

if you can't take the man to

the fish, bring the fish to the man. Craig Cross is among an

increase ing number of town

residents using aquaponics to grow fish in grow fish in the desert. I've

got one. His silver perch are

only small now, but he plans to

have them on a plate by

Christmas. In part, Christmas. In part, they will

be Christmas dinner, but, yes,

50 of them at the mote, so

we'll progressively eat those. Home-grown fish can be

rather hard to catch, even if rather hard to catch, even if they are stuck in the equivalent of equivalent of a barrel. About

that big each, a couple slightly bigger. The town's

environment group says so many people

people are getting hooked on

the idea of growing their own

fish, they've had to start a waiting list for the workshops. It is a very

appealing idea to be able appealing idea to be able to

have fish in the desert, so I

think we will see a lot more of

it in the future. After all

that time, will it be tough to

kill the fish? It won't be

real hard for me. I don't know

about the girls, they might be

a bill more upset. The yabbies,

though, might be spare spared

the plate - they've got names - and there are other fish to fry.

Time for a look at the

weather now. Patchy low cloud

over the south-east under a

high is generating a few

showers. Mid-level cloud across the central and the central and eastern

interior in westerly wind as

lost is not generating any lost is not generating any rain.

Showers to Queensland and New

South Wales, heavy in the

tropics. A high will keep

things mostly dry in the south. In Queensland, there

will be rain areas developing

about much of the northern

tropics, cloudy in parts over southern areas of the State but

with little or no rain. To New

South Wales - there will be

isolated showers near the coast

and adjacent ranges. Showers

will develop over the southern

inland in the afternoon. A

generally cool day in Victoria.

Morning fog and frost patches

inland. Isolated showers on and

south of the ranges. In Tasmania, isolated showers at

first about the north and east Bass Strait islands. Showers about the west later in about the west later in the day. Across to South Australia

- isolated light showers are expected south-east. Fine south-east. Fine elsewhere. In Western Australia, ietion south-east. Fine Western Australia, ietion lated storms expected in the

Kimberley and showers moving inland from storms expected in the Kimberley

inland from the south-west. Further south-west. Further north,

strong winds around the coast, but south-west. Further north, but a fine day apart but a fine day apart from isolated shower s in the isolated isolated shower s in the north-east. Looking

A private collection A private collection of

Aboriginal artwork on tour for 20 years is back in Aboriginal artwork on tour

to be sold at auction. 20 years is back to be sold at auction. The to be sold to be sold at auction. The art belongs to a high-profile belongs to belongs to a high-profile American philanthropist Donald

Khan. Adrian Raschella took a look at Khan. Adrian Raschella took a look at the collection. The valuable collection dates valuable collection dates back to the look at the collection. The valuable

to the 1980s. American thil

fill land thropist saw 'The Dreamings' and to the 1980s. American thil fill Dreamings' and he instantly developed a passion

fill land thropist saw 'The developed a passion for it. In the Dreamings' and he instantly the '80s, especially after 'The Dreamings' exhibition, he was a new wave of collectors and he new wave of

was one of those great

collectors who dook up was one of those great collectors who dook up buying

Indigenous art and exhibits collectors who dook up

Indigenous art and exhibits it with a collectors who dook up buying Indigenous

with a passion. He collected with a passion. He collected 35 van Casses with a passion. He van Casses and put them on van Casses and put them

permanent world tour and van Casses and put them on permanent world tour and after permanent world tour permanent world tour and after

20 years he have exhibition, 20 years he

they're back in Australia to be

auctioned. There are rare works by Darby Jampitjinpa they're back in Australia to be auctioned. There by Darby Jampitjinpa Ross. They are large are large traditional ceremonial designs but they are infused ceremonial designs but they infused with coloured paints

which was most unusual at the which was most time, like vibrant, which was most unusual at time, like vibrant, almost fruity colours and they're really time, like vibrant, almost fruity colours really funky paintings. And one by Uta Uta Tjangala that was

too big to fit in the showroom. Uta too big to fit in showroom. Uta Uta's showroom. Uta Uta's large-scale canvasses are particularly rare

and held in the collections of the@ gallery of South Australia

and other institutions, but the@ gallery

this is believed to and other this is believed to be the

largest one still in private

hands. There are also largest one still in hands. There are also rare pieces largest one still in private hands. There pieces from two other major

Australian collections by Clemenger pieces from two other major Clemenger and Gabrielle Australian collections by Clemenger and Gabrielle Pizzi. Aboriginal art sales Clemenger and Gabrielle Pizzi. Aboriginal art sales hit

their peak in 2007 with record their prices at auction. These days their peak in 2007 with

the market has cooled a little, prices at auction. the market has cooled a little,

but the works are expected to fetch more than but the works are expected fetch more than $4 million at

auction in Melbourne at the end

of the fetch more than $4 million at auction in Melbourne at the end

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2 of the Federal election

campaign is now well under way. Tony Abbott has tried to shrug

off a new poll suggesting he has problems with female voters and

and has again attacked Labor's mining tax. Meanwhile, Julia

Gillard has offered a $2,000

rebate for people who update

their old motor vehicles if she

is elected. The operators of an aircraft that crashed near aircraft that crashed near a primary school in primary school in Sydney's

south-west have had their

licences suspended. The pilot,

Andrew Wilson and his

passenger, nurse Kathy

passenger, nurse Kathy

Sheppard, died when the plane crashed last month. The Civil

Aviation Safety Authority says

the five-day suspension applies

to Skymaster and Avtex air

services and follows a series of safety