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(generated from captions) which could lead to their execution. Indonesians start gathering evidence as the Australian Federal Police and ages and occupations One by one they reveal their names, are marched into customs. the five bewildered Australians swooped, Moments after Indonesian authorities for the death sentence. and told to brace themselves being arrested, searched of the young Australians You're about to see powerful images police hauled them into custody. in the moments after Indonesian of what the Bali Nine went through astonishing video But first this evening - to the Cardinals' choice of pontiff. Across the globe a mixed reaction for the Catholic Church. and what it means a new conservative leader Pope Benedict XVI - Tonight's other major story - Good evening. and Jessica Rowe. Ten News with Ron Wilson the illicit cargo. Indonesian authorities recover on death row. And the search that may land them they face the death penalty. of the Bali nine being told Tonight, first pictures The horrendous moment of truth. This program is captioned live.

In Bali, Martine Griffiths, Ten News. at the airport are facing death. It's believed the five arrested amount of money. to bring that sort of because they don't know the risk Yeah, they better die now. REPORTER: ...they will die now. by their alleged ignorance. appear dumbfounded called to defend the nine Even lawyers seizing scales, more heroin and tape. raiding three hotels on another four Australians, customs pounced at POLDA police headquarters, By the time the suspects arrived an offer they declined. to buy his freedom, allegedly offering them $1 million to bribe his way out of trouble, the accused mastermind tried Indonesian police say And not long after that conversation, I don't have any. officers who ask him for a light. He seems to be joking with customs 21-year-old Andrew Chan. sits accused ringleader In another room are tested and come up positive. Thailand's infamous Golden Triangle, which are thought to come from The drugs, an uncomfortable task. making removing the drugs landed in Sydney, when the Bali flight off the scent to try and throw sniffer dogs It's alleged they used pepper he was born in Malaysia. Michael Czugaj admits tells them he is a labourer. 19-year-old Matthew Norman in a Bali court. for what will be compelling evidence The accused asked to be photographed before it's weighed. from her waist and legs The 2.7kg of heroin is then un-taped killing her family. to stop drug lords the $10,000 to $15,000 payment Police will allege she needed It's my family's life. of the drug trafficking syndicate. to reveal the names of other members Newcastle woman Renae Lawrence and urges the death penalty if convicted learns they are facing 29 from Wollongong, At that moment, Marty Stephens,

was elected in record time. A staunch conservative, Benedict XVI under the leadership of the new Pope. faces a controversial future that the Catholic Church Predictions tonight John Hill, Ten News. because of this very activity. of heroin overdoses who have not died still alive today We have over 2,000 young Australians the flow of heroin into Australia. have effectively reduced He says AFP operations overseas We wouldn't accept it. as to how we do it? were trying to dictate to us and the Indonesian national police Indonesians within Australia or we were investigating, What if I was investigating, with Indonesian police. angrily defending cooperation The Federal Police Commissioner heroin packs strapped to his body. was allegedly among those with Their 19-year-old son, Scott Rush, how you're coping? REPORTER: Can we just ask you now facing the death penalty. families of the others Also under pressure, demanding $250,000 to defend him. with Indonesian lawyers to pay his legal fees, the prospect of losing their home Andrew Chan's family is facing as far his character. but the rest of it, that makes me feel a little bit - That's the only thing whatever you like from that. Well, you can take their son was in Bali. and say the parents had no idea prayed with them, They supported the Chan family, that is pretty loyal. He's the sort of guy He'd do anything for anyone. He's a caring bloke. and soccer teams. We played basketball I hope still has. He had so much potential, I just feel it's a waste. because firstly, like this, Nothing's really shattered me drug trafficker all his life. from those who have known the alleged But a different picture emerges and recruited the couriers. organised the smuggling operation Indonesian police allege Andrew Chan with the smuggling operation. had anything to do Andrew Chan on whether suspected ringleader doubts are still being cast But as the case against them mounts, the Indonesian courts. then the legal bills and dealing with First, the emotional impact, from the firing squad. in a bid to save them now face a gruelling ordeal The families of the Bali Nine

CHEERING "Dear brothers and sisters, after the great John Paul II, "the cardinals have elected me, "the cardinals have elected me, "a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord," he said. His modest first address overcoming many of the faithful. (All chant) Viva il Papa! Viva il Papa! We have a pope! That's fantastic, you know? Fantastic. That's great. In choosing Joseph Ratzinger in such rapid time, Catholic spirits are soaring. But the new Pope faces a massive challenge continuing the legacy of John Paul II and healing deep rifts in the Catholic Church. Many in the crowd, including some Australians, are disappointed, fearing such a hardline pope, enforcing opposition to the ordination of women, marriage of priests and contraception, will further polarise the Church and turn more people away. Perhaps it will kind of enter a period (Speaks Italian) the new pope for the new millennium. has taken the name Benedict XVI - and ultra-conservative, former member of the Hitler Youth The policeman's son, the world's 1.1 billion Catholics. selecting a spiritual guide for including Australia's George Pell, of cardinals, Confirming the momentous decision by the tolling of bells. was allayed 10 minutes later of the smoke from the Sistine Chapel Initial confusion over the colour four ballots in just 24 hours. of the past century - top-secret conclaves elected in one of the fastest is never chosen, that a papal favourite bucked the view 78-year-old Joseph Ratzinger Emerging with a smile, as his name was revealed. packing St Peter's Square erupting The massive crowd Cardinale Ratzinger. the world had been waiting to hear. It's the announcement in 1,000 years. and is the first German pontiff of his predecessor, He was a close friend

where a lot of people will be faced with the decision as to whether or not they can continue to be a part of this congregation. But Cardinal Ratzinger's taking of a moderate former pontiff's name - Benedict - is considered a bid to soften his image and appeal to the future faithful. Viva il Papa! Viva Ratzinger! His age may prevent the same prolific travel of his good friend and predecessor, but this pope is viewed by Catholic leaders as the best option to fill the void of John Paul II and tackle the Church's many problems. In Rome, Deborah Knight, Ten News. And Deborah Knight joins us now from the Vatican. Deb, you were in St Peter's Square when the announcement was made. How have the Italians reacted to a German Pope? Well, generally with great happiness Inside the Sistine Chapel with his cardinals. It's been televised on giant screens here in St Peter's Square for the faithful to see. One of his first tasks will be to reorganise the tasks within the Vatican and it is being speculated that George Pell from Australia could be promoted possibly to Joseph Ratzinger's former position, which would be an extraordinary elevation. Another of his first tasks could also be to appoint his former close friend and predecessor John Paul II as a saint. Your you were there at the time of the excitement. How would you describe the reaction to the German Pope? Generally one of great happiness, despite the fact that a lot of Italians did want one despite the fact that a lot of Italians did want one of their countrymen installed. There was literally dancing in the streets late into the night here. He is literally dancing in the streets late into the night here. He is not considered an outsider in Rome, he is fluent in Italian and has lived here for many years in the Vatican. The initial reaction to the white smoke was one of confusion - people weren't sure because the smoke from previous ballots had at first also thought to be white and turned out

to be a false alarm. Vatican radio was actually reporting that the smoke was going -- was a black smoke, so it was a false alarm. Once it was contpwrpled, newspapers across the city showed this on their front page, the new Pope installed and I've been told that a lot of newspapers had 60 versions of this front page ready to go because they weren't sure who the winning candidate was going to be. Thank you. The election of the new pope has been celebrated by millions of Catholics around the world. But in Australia some have expressed disappointment, claiming the decision will set the Church back years. Australian Catholics have been quick to welcome their new leader, attending special prayer services. But at a time of dwindling numbers within the Church, some of Australia's Catholics say it's a backward step. And that, I guess, makes me a little bit worried, because I'm not sure about the future of the modern Catholic Church. His age is what troubles most. I think I would've preferred somebody younger, and somebody who's a bit more closer to the people. Congratulating the new pontiff, our PM also acknowledged his task. It's an enormous responsibility. He comes to it with a wonderful background. The Church knows he must battle to keep the faithful. Certainly there will be voices around who will be looking for a pope to move in other directions. But Australia's Catholic leaders insist Pope Benedict XVI is an extremely fit man for his age who should certainly not be seen as just a traditional or caretaker pope. In 2000, the then Cardinal Ratzinger declared other faiths "defective", but senior Anglicans don't believe the claim will damage relationships between the churches. We think they're defective as well, but you don't have to agree. That's what it is to be a different denomination. We welcome his frankness and his honesty. Around the world, millions watched the election. At Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.. APPLAUSE ...even in Times Square, the white smoke stopped them in the street. In the Pope's home town in Germany, a gun salute heralded the news. Traditional costumes were worn as a mark of pride as they stood in the new pope's birthplace. Altar boys and girls amazed one of their own is now the pontiff. Jacinta Hocking, Ten News. It's on budget, it's ahead of time, and Sydney's long-awaited Cross City Tunnel is on the way. But it's likely to cost you more than expected. There's speculation the toll will be around $7 return. That's $2 more than originally estimated. It's a $680 million success story. Sydney's Cross City Tunnel will be open to traffic on Sunday June 12, four months ahead of schedule. There are few private-public partnerships bigger than this one. In just over two years, the 2km tunnel has been carved through the heart of the city, linking the Kings Cross Tunnel to Darling Harbour, with connections from the harbour crossings to the Eastern Distributor and Sydney Airport. It will take up to 90,000 vehicles a day off city streets, bypassing up to 18 sets of lights and cutting the cross-city journey time from 20 minutes to just 2. These are terrific environmental and economic gains for our city. Today, workers were completing the final touches. This is one of the first media drive-throughs for the tunnel. An announcement is expected in a couple of weeks on the toll. Government sources say $3.50 each way is pretty close to the mark. It will be our first cashless tollway, with the Harbour Bridge likely to follow. So we do look forward towards that objective. But it is going to take time. And the tunnel builders guarantee there'll be no air pollution problems. The air-quality conditions on this tunnel are the strictest so far of any tunnel. There'll be a community walk-through for charity a week before the official opening. Paul Mullins, Ten News. Still to come - former Queensland premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen amazes his doctors. Also tonight - the famous coffee chain that's set up shop in a Sydney jail while giving prisoners new hope. And the big style snub - why top designers are turning their backs on Sydney's Fashion Week.

This program is captioned live. Friends and former colleagues of Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen are arriving in the Queensland town of Kingaroy to pay their last respects. Former National Party minister Bob Katter praised both the former premier's character and political record. The economy is riding on these industries he created and it's only right and proper that people like myself should come and pay their last respects. As a mark of respect, candles have been lit at the local Lutheran church where it's been revealed Sir Joh's son-in-law, a pastor, will officiate at a state funeral. It's also been confirmed Sir Joh will be buried at his property in Bethany. NSW and Western Australia are under fire tonight for digging in their heels on tax reform. The Federal Treasurer is crowing tonight after the majority of States and Territories caved in to his demands to abolish many business taxes. Six out of eight ain't bad, Peter Costello winning the shoot-out with most states and territories over tax relief. This is a win for taxpayers. The GST was introduced so that other taxes would be abolished. The signing governments have come up with a 4-year timetable to abolish over $4 billion worth of taxes. Duties on securities, bonds and loans will go. Taxes on hiring and leasing also get the chop. The Costello gun to the head sure convinced Victoria. Like the others it's now looking for assurance the rivers of gold from the GST will keep flowing. It's fully consistent with the inter-governmental agreement so Victoria's GST revenues are protected, going forward. A more hard-headed approach from Bob Carr. We can't sign up for NSW if we're going to lose up to $1 billion and get back only $330 million. There was sympathy from Peter Beattie, but not solidarity. Well, it would cost NSW more if they accepted. WA though holier than thou in its rejection of the Costello agenda. We don't have tolls on our people to use our roads, we don't have the scourge of poker machines through our pubs and clubs through the community. But Peter Costello is unmoved. His unspoken threat to withhold revenue from the recalcitrant states remains and he's getting narky with Sydney and Perth. Businesses can and should relocate, frankly, out of the high tax states, the double tax states. Paul Bongiorno, Ten News. The Director of Public Prosecutions is appealing the leniency of the sentences handed down over the death of Sydney teenager Kurt Smith. Four youths, all under 18, were given sentences of between four and six years after pleading guilty to manslaughter. But they could all be out next year. 19-year-old Kurt died after being punched and kicked at Emu Plains on New Year's Eve in 2002. The sentences will now be reviewed by the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal. Inmates at the State's newest women's jail are waking up and smelling the coffee. The Gloria Jean's chain causing a stir by opening the first commercial cafe staffed by prisoners. This is the coffee shop that's sending inmates stir-crazy. A new Gloria Jean's outlet in the heart of the Dillwynia women's prison at Windsor. What's in it for the Government? What's in it for the public is the prospect that these inmates will be able to return back into the community as contributing citizens, holding down responsible jobs and not reoffending. Up to six trusted, minimum-security prisoners at a time will be trained by a Gloria Jean's manager brought in from the outside to provide coffee and other beverages to jail guards and visitors. It was a little bit of a culture shock but it's all positive. At a individual pay rate of 86 cents an hour, the plan is to prepare the inmates for release and a possible job with the cafe franchise. Already one parolee is set to start work next month. The prisoners aren't allowed to buy their own brew from the cafe but they will be allowed to consume coffees bought by their visitors. How much is it? That's $3. Gloria Jean's views it as a one-off, charitable project. We lose money on this, but we knew that going in. "Escape the daily grind," that's the Gloria Jean's slogan. Possibly not the best slogan for a prison outlet, but perhaps one that reinforces the hopes of legitimate employment on the outside. The Government says if inmates are gainfully employed upon release, they're less likely to reoffend. The Opposition says that's fine, but what's next? A McDonald's? Where do we go next? I mean, if we have coffee franchises, do we end up with fast food outlets and other forms of business? The Shadow Minister says if training's needed, what's wrong with day release? It could benefit more than six inmates at a time. Shaun Fewings, Ten News. Now a check of the weather with our

little black duck, in fact several black ducks. It's almost dark here at Centennial Park and Ron, we got a south-east change which I told you about yesterday. What's happened is it's ended up dishing up Penrith a big fat 18 degrees and that is the coldest day western suburbs have seen since around about October. It was good as far as rainfall, trust me on that one too - 37mm at oatly, 36 at Cronulla but only 14mm in the too - 37mm at oatly, 36 at Cronulla but only 14mm in the city. If you're looking for blue sky and sunshine tomorrow, it should clear, the shower activity, for a nice-looking day and 22. Skywatch - a grey old day, about as much fun as a parking ticket. Officially hit by the ugly stick. It came, it blew and it was all over the shop. It cooled us down a little bit, though. Pollution levels cooled us down a little bit, though. Pollution levels low. We'll see you again in around about 10. What a mess - a big clean up under way in Japan after a terrifying earthquake. That story next. And over the traffic? We might just have the solution, and it's not as far off as you might think.

This program is captioned live. Time to check in with Vic Lorusso in the Mix 106.5 traffic helicopter. You can always tell when he's having a slow night on the roads because he finds some pretty pictures for us. What have you got? Is we've got no big traffic problems via the eastern suburbs. We're looking at the Anzac Bridge, we've we were told of We're looking at the Anzac Bridge, we've we were told of some problems at Victoria Road. At this stage you can see how quiet traffic conditions are on this Wednesday. The Western distributeer and Anzac Bridge moving at the speed limit, also no problems on the Harbour Bridge or Gore Hill Freeway. More of an update at 10 to 6:00. Thank you. Returning now to our lead story - the arrest of the nine Australians accused of smuggling heroin from Bali to Sydney. Reporter Martine Griffiths joins us via videophone. Martine, have any relatives arrived there yet? Yes, they certainly have, Jess. The families of the Bali nine have started arriving here and they've met with Australian consular officials. The accused mastermind, Andrew Chan's brother, Michael, has touched down touched down in Andrew Chan's brother, Michael, has touched down in Bali. He's been

accompanied by a Salvation Army officer who believes the 21-year-old is innocent. The nine suspects have been held at a police quarterers for most of the day. The interrogation continues. They're still meeting with their lawyers. One of the senior members of the Bali drug squad told us this may lead to more arrests in both Australia and across Asia. Tell us more about those remarkable pictures the moment the accused were told they face the death penalty. Cameraman editor, who's still stunned by the gravity of these pictures, because it seems apparently clear that it will be difficult for the five Australian whose were arrested at the airport to protest their innocence. Of course this has to be tested in court but it's fairly compelling, even the lawyers who have interviewed with them say that it's going to be difficult to defend them in a court. The moment where Marty Stevens turns to Renee and says they'll face the death penalty, you can see the anguish on their faces. When she says she doesn't want to daub anybody in because her family could be want to daub anybody in because her family could be killed, it's quite extraordinary stuff. Indeed, thank you, Martine. Top level talks in Tokyo tonight aimed at boosting our already healthy trade with Japan. But our farmers shouldn't get their hopes up with the Prime Minister playing down the chances of pulling off another free trade deal. On the free trade front, Japan is a hard nut to crack. John Howard out early to soak up the atmosphere on the streets of Tokyo before getting down to business. Very nice to see you. In talks with Japan's Trade Minister Nakagawa, Mr Howard stressed that whatever might come of today's discussion of a possible free trade deal with Tokyo, Japan will remain our oldest and best customer in the region. In trading relationships, as in personal relationships, old friends are the best friends. Around one-third of Australia's exports to Japan are agricultural goods, creating fierce resistance from the strong Japanese farm lobby to comprehensive trade liberalisation. With free trade deals very much in vogue, Japan is prepared to discuss the possibility with Australia. But as one Japanese official put it, with agriculture bound to be protected, expect plenty of talk, but don't expect a deal any time soon. After meeting Japan's opposition leader Okada, Mr Howard said both sides of Japanese politics appreciated Australia deploying 450 troops to southern Iraq to protect Japanese military engineers. Japanese diplomacy is currently fixated with the stand off with China over war history and the attacks on each other's embassies and property. Just today, a Japanese man hurled a Molotov cocktail at the Bank of China branch in Yokohama. Mr Howard steadfastly steering clear of the clash between two Asian giants. The bilateral relationship between China and Japan is not something that I give lectures to either country on. In Tokyo, Greg Turnbull, Ten News. A strong earthquake has rocked Japan. The quake hit the southern island of Kyushu. It had a magnitude of 5.7, but Japanese television stations have been telling people there's no risk of a tsunami. At least six people have been injured. A memorial service has been held to mark the 10th anniversary of the deadly Oklahoma bombing. Survivors and relatives of the victims paid their respects with 168 seconds of silence, one second for each person who died. We owe it to the 168 people who perished, to their family members, to all who lost here, never to forget them. The Federal Building destroyed in the truck bomb attack is now gone. In its place, a permanent memorial. The man convicted of the bombing, Timothy McVeigh, was executed four years ago. The first phase of Michael Jackson's child molestation trial Still to come - relief for holidaymakers as the Aussie dollar rises again. Also tonight - how to earn $15 million before it's even lunchtime. This man certainly knows how. And the big style snub - why top designers are turning their backs on Sydney's Fashion Week.

Tim Bailey, you're a popular man. You've got swans fighting over you tonight. I'm a little bit concerned what's going to happen next down here at Centennial Park, folks. The big black swans have come out of the water and I wish I had a cricket protector at the moment, to be quite honest with you. I haven't got any bread for you, but I do have a beautiful night in Sydney town. It's just starting to clear. The showers will clear tomorrow

morning and our day will have a lot more blue sky in it than today. As I said earlier, Penrith only managed 19 degrees today. That was the coldest day since October in western Sydney. We were 3 below in Sydney ourselves at 19.6 degrees and that was only the third time we've been below average in all of April. All right, a quick look around the grounds before this swan takes out the camera. On the television at 5 minutes to 6:00, a mad cyclist who's going to do the next 48 hours going around and around and around Centennial Park. And you thought that swan was crazy. See you in 20 minutes. Thank you. A massive pay day for radio star Alan Jones and his boss John Singleton. Macquarie Radio floated today on the stock exchange, and the share price soared, making millions for both of them in just a few hours. It's little wonder John Singleton is happy - he just became a lot richer. His Macquarie Radio Network - owner of 2GB - soared in value on its first trading day from an issue price of $1 to as high as $1.75. He was in such a good mood he even called star personality Ray Hadley on air to chide him for not acquiring many shares. Alright, pal. Anyway, congratulations, mate. You cost yourself a fortune. No, congratulations, mate. I'm really happy for all you blokes who made all the money. That's fantastic. You don't know how happy that makes me. I'll send you a food parcel, mate. G'day, Jonesy. How are you, mate? All the best to you. Congratulations on the $4 trillion. Thanks, mate. Well done. That Jonesy is Alan Jones, who made millions today from his share in a network now valued at $140 million. Half of that asset is due to Alan Jones. He's worth $70 million of that $140 million. Much of 2GB's earning power comes from Jones and Hadley - drawing criticism that the network relies too heavily on them. Are we dependent on them? Are they important? Bloody oath, That's why they're getting paid such obscene amounts of money. Some have said, unkindly, that this is the float you have when you're not having a float. And that's because most the shares are held by a just a handful of people with very few available to regular market punters. In fact, most of the shares are held by the people at this table. That creates a high valuation because people want to get behind Alan Jones, John Singleton and Mark Carnegie, because they've been winners in life. The float does have another purpose - giving the network enough capital to go on a buying spree so it can expand. Eddy Meyer, Ten News. To the bourse, and it's been a mixed day for investors. Donohue D'Souza at Commonwealth Securities. Holiday makers will be relieved to see the Aussie dollar rising again? They certainly will be happy, Ron. The raisey dollar rose after prices like commodities rebounded overnight. The Aussie dollar is closely linked to metal prices because over half of Australia's exports are raw materials. A firmer Aussie dollar not only makes overseas trips cheaper, it prevents petrol prices from rising. Petrol prices have come down - I saw them on Victoria Road at West Ryde at $1.06. I saw it at $1.01. Thank you. Fashion Week furore! It's supposed to be celebrating its 10th anniversary but instead, five big-name designers have pulled the pin on their parades. They've been dropping like flies. Less than two weeks to go, and Fashion Week is now shy of five top designers, all pulling out at the last minute. Hot favourite Sass and Bide the latest, making their phone call yesterday. There's a number of designers that have realised they can't carry through with the commitment they've made and it varies from designer to designer. Sometimes it can be personal issues, sometimes they can't get their collection ready, or their priorities have changed

within their businesses. There's never one reason. It's disappointing. Joining Sass and Bide off the catwalk, Wayne Cooper - who's in voluntary administration - Easton Pearson and Kirrily Johnston. And in one of the biggest blows, Peter Morrissey missing his first Fashion Week. I think it's helped me become the brand and man and business that we are and this year I really want to do it in September for customers. David Jones have already come in and bought. Peter will instead stage his own show for customers in September when the clothes are in store. And he's convinced the week won't suffer. It's more about up and coming rr companies that do need to get profiles and buyers' interests in them and I think it might be quite good for everyone. This year's 10th anniversary is the biggest event yet, with 40 shows across five days kicking off here on Monday week. When I go back kicking off here on Monday week. When I go back and look at the schedule from 1996 where I think we had 13 shows and I think the best we did was four shows a day and then we were really pugging it. And that was the best we had. The event will also be marked by special anniversary events, including a charity exhibition of paintings by top designers and a retrospective photographic collection. Angela Bishop, Ten News. Sport with Tim Webster. And will there be a late change to the Kangaroos Test team? If so, Ben Kennedy maintains it won't be him, His reaction to injury concerns shortly. Plus, why some our rugby stars are wavering about joining the Western Force. Also, the Eels' Michael Vella talks about his inspirational fight against cancer. And Fiji's Cloudbreak heartbreak for some, but why it turned to joy for Australia's super schoolgirl surfer.

This program is captioned live. Another big night for the NRL's judiciary - high tackles on the agenda. Tony Peters joins us, where Canberra's Simon Woolford and the Dragons Shaun Timmins are fighting charges. And, Tony, what are their chances? Both players have arrived for their Both players have arrived for their appearances tonight. For Simon Woolford, it's all or nothing. He faces a grade one careless high tackle. Two games if he loses tonight. Don't like his chances too much. There's vision of him arriving for his appearance. He's got 74 carry-over points which doesn't help. Tiplztiplztiplz has got 74 carry-over points which doesn't help. Tiplztiplztiplz has a great two careless high tackle on Karmichael Hunt. Hooif he does play, he'll play on the Anzac day game. Terrific news for Michael Vella. A great story of overcoming adversity. I guess in a simple fashion it puts everything in a perspective. Vella is a moist annoying player in the team with his pranks but Parramatta players would have team with his pranks but Parramatta players would have ant have it any other way. They're delighted he's back. He's hoping his experience may inspire others. I think they probably can see me and see that I've overcome it even though mine is a major cancer but they can beat cancer too and maybe give young children a positive outlook when they're sick. The Australian rugby they're sick. The Australian rugby league's decision to send Trent Waterhouse to Brisbane hasn't impressed Ben Kennedy. It's the first I heard about it this morning, mate. He's not here for me. I'm fine. I don't know where the rumours have come from. Some relief for Newcastle - former NSW rugby Waratah and recovering alcoholic Milton thfplt haiday Waratah and recovering alcoholic Milton thfplt haiday will become part of the Knights' backline. He

didn't get his contract renewed with the Waratahs this season. Before getting to union, getting to the top lebl of league was my biggest dream. Ben Walker is back in the NRL after a 2-year absence. in the NRL after a 2-year absence. Ben Walker hopes to stay in the National Rugby League competition next year with Souths or another club. The current favourite to get Anthony Mundine if he does return to league are the New Zealand Warriors. Thank you. This news just in - NSW's boom fly half Lachlan Mackay is off to Perth, signing up with the new Super 14 franchise. The mid-season contract frenzy by new Super 14 franchise the Western Force has turned into a farce for Queensland Reds coach Jeff Miller. He says it's too much of a distraction. But while Mackay linked up, some star players are wavering about going west. Wallaby winger Clyde Rathbone the latest to listen to the Perth pitch, the cross-country treks causing continued annoyance in the east. If people do decide to go to Perth, then that's their decision, but we would appreciate that sort of announcement takes place after Super 12. And the newly named franchise is meeting some fresh resistance. Despite reports to the contrary, the Force isn't necessarily with former Wallaby winger Ben Tune. A young family and business interests may keep him in Queensland. Obviously a move west would make that very difficult so, as I said before, it's not just where I want to play rugby. It's not that simple. The ACT Brumbies' number two halfback Matt Henjak heads to Perth tomorrow, the Force offering him the chance to emerge from George Gregan's shadow. the Force offering him the chance to emerge from George Gregan's shadow. But the west is the great unknown for Henjak. There's only two signings so far. It's definitely something I'm not going to rush into and, if I do decide to go over there, I might even wait to see who they're going to get. A mixed response in Perth to the team's new name, the Force not generating much excitement in rugby's eastern stronghold. I don't know. It's a name, mate, and you've got to have one, so that's it. Leanne West, Ten News. Bolton Wanderers have missed a chance to move into fourth spot in the English Premier League after they were held to a 1-1 draw with Southampton. The home side dominated the first half and were unlucky not to find an early goal. The breakthrough came in the 25th minute through Stellios. The visitors reorganised themselves after the break and fought their way back into the match. Kevin Phillips' goal salvaged a valuable point for the relegation battlers. Teenage surfer Stephanie Gilmore has set up a rematch with world champion Sofia Mulanovich in today's Roxy Pro in Fiji. After she beat the world's best in the opening round on the Gold Coast in March this year the 17-year-old was at it again in Fiji. Gilmore secured the only wildcard into the event by winning the trials in solid 2- to 3-metre waves at Cloudbreak this morning. I'm just frothing. I can't believe I did it again and the waves kind of dropped off since our free surf this morning so I was sort of riding a bigger board. Many others didn't fare well. The big surf took its toll - Hawaii's Keala Kennelly and Aussie Chelsea Gorgeson both felt the full impact of the crunching break. That's it for now. In Sports Tonight with Ryan Phelan, the judiciary wash-up. And a chat with a happy Blue - Nathan Bracken on his contract with Cricket Australia. After the late News. Thank you, Mr Webster. Tim Bailey is next. Then we could have the solution to traffic gridlock - Tim Bailey next with all the weather news. Then we could have the solution to traffic gridlock - and it's ready for take-off much sooner than you might think. Our water situation is still critical, which is why Stage 2 Restrictions are now in force, so let's work together to follow them and help sustain our water supply. For full details, call: The $2 jackpot lottery... CLANG! ..is now over $3 million! If you ever win the jackpot you'd take the lot! Wouldn't that light up your life? BRIGHT BRASSY FANFARE If you're caught not wearing your seatbelt this long weekend, you'll lose half your licence. And if just one of your passengers isn't wearing theirs, that's your licence gone. Double demerits for seatbelts this long weekend. Our water situation is still critical, which is why Stage 2 Restrictions are now in force, so let's work together to follow them and help sustain our water supply. For full details, call: This program is captioned live. Just before we go to Tim Bailey, I have information that a 21-year-old man has been arrested for questioning over a shooting outside the Stanmore McDonald's at the weekend. He was taken into custody during weekend. He was taken into custody during a raid on a home at auburn at gunpoint this afternoon. Police think there is some connection between that Stanmore shooting and the double murder shooting at The Rocks on the weekend. This man will also be questioned over that. Tim Bailey, what a difference 24 hours makes. A showery one today, Ron. About as much fun as a parking ticket. We'll change that right About as much fun as a parking ticket. We'll change that right now. Sydney never ceases to amaze me with the size of its heart and its true belief in helping people out. A round of applause for him, Daryl Allan, ladies and gentlemen. He is always dashing about the place and at this particular time he'll be dashing around Centennial Park on a bike ride. You'll go more or less nonstop apart bike ride. You'll go more or less nonstop apart from a couple of hours sleep tomorrow night for some time. For how long? 48 hours, Tim. Scheduled to sleep from 9:00 through to 12:00 on Thursday night. Go through tonight and tomorrow. Puff your chest out, will you? Look at that. You're not just in search of youth, you're doing a job for youth in search. How much doe dough do youth in search. How much doe dough do we hope? Hoping to raise $100,000. Heading close towards that. It would help from other people and your viewers. I've got two viewers that I know will donate and I'm talking to you right now, folks. If you'd like to help out. He has raised around about If you'd like to help out. He has raised around about $1 million for youth in search. Round of applause again. That money is for the house at Kurrajong Heights, helping emotionally disturbed children. Because of this man and these people, nais they are basically living normal lives, so it's a good one. Please give generally. This is a weather report - cloud is forming on the NSW coast in cool, onshore winds and is bringing some rain, mainly in the north. Onshore winds along the eastern seaboard will north. Onshore winds along the eastern seaboard will bring widespread showers, warm north-easterly winds will develop over southern states. Showers along the NSW coast will contract north, scattered showers along the Queensland coast and showers clear from south-west WA. Onshore winds on Friday will maintain isolated showers along the northern NSW and Queensland coastlines. There it is, clear on a man's big heart. Youth in clear on a man's big heart. Youth in search. It's a wonderful cause. This man is going to jump on his bike. I've wanted to tell Ron Wilson that for a long time - "get on your bike, Ronnie." He will start this ride in about one minute's time, folks.

Get Get on your bike, we are starting the great ride right now. Youth in search, they're off. Thank you very much. Round of applause please, folks. 48 hours worth, mate. I think your bum will be sore this time tomorrow night. See you again tomorrow, folks. Thank you, Tim. Now to a vision of the future. Forget being stuck in traffic jams - jump into a flying taxi. Action star Bruce Willis drove one in 'The Fifth Element', but now it seems technology has finally caught up with science fiction. A British aerospace company believes its Jet-Pods will be carrying passengers in the world's biggest cities by 2010 for the cost of an ordinary cab fare. The quiet and environmentally friendly aircraft only need 125 metres to take off, and the inventors have suggested building runways above rivers, railway tracks and roads. Test flights are expected to start next year. That's the 5:00 News. I'm Ron Wilson. And I'm Jessica Rowe. Sandra Sully will have the late news at 11:30. Goodnight. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au