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Shark attack - A bodyboarder taken

at a popular surfing spot in WA

near where a surfer was killed this

time last year. It's 6am on Monday,

September 5. Good morning, I'm Ron

Wilson. And I'm Matt Doran. Welcome

morning. The Federal Government to Ten's early news. Also this

goes back to the drawing board on

asylum seekers but most Australians

believe they are doing a terrible

job on the problem. In sport, sprinting superstar Usain Bolt

helps the Jamaican relay team to a helps the Jamaican relay team to a

new world record at the athletics

championships in South Korea. And

in finance, struggling retailers

say a carbon tax could force them

to close up shop. They are to close up shop. They are

demanding an inquiry. A brief check on today's weather.

A young Sydney man has died after

being mauled by a shark near

Margaret River in WA. Two friends

pulled him from the water but he

had already lost too much blood. As

beaches were closed at the sight of the

the tragedy, a rainbow shimmered

above. Down in the sand, a simple

fr shrine made in the remains of a sur

fr board. Friends in chock. Didn't

believe it. It is too much to

comprehend really. The 21 jrd was

suffering yesterday at Bunker Bay's

where what is expected to be white

pointer attacked from below. They

have seen the body floating in the

water. Two of his friends pulled

him from the water but his lower

body juries were massive and he

couldn't be revived. Definitely the

first shark attack I'm aware of,

particularly in the bunker Bay area.

He phoned me up and he was pretty

keen or a surf. The beach is

expected to remain closed today.

Crayfish divers know the area as

sharkally. There are also sale pups

close by. It is barely a year

between a 31-year-old father of two

died in a similar attack. His

widow's thoughts are with the

latest victim's family. The

offshore processing of asylum

seekers has been thrown further

into question because of new legal

advice. Immigration Minister Chris

Bowen says the government needs

time out to consider its options.

And what that advice tells us is

that not only is the Government's

declaration of Malaysia invalid,

but also Nauru and PNG should be but also Nauru and PNG should be

held to be invalue lid. The

Opposition Leader says the advice

doesn't rule out Nauru. Mr Abbott

says he's willing to work with the

government to amend the Migration

Act. Meanwhile, more than three-

quarters of Australians believe the

Federal Government has handled the

asylum seeker issue poorly. A

Newspoll published by News Limited

in the wake of the High Court

decision against the Malaysian decision against the Malaysian

solution found 78% of respondents

rated Labor's response as bad. Just

12% of voters agreed Labor was the

best party to handle asylum seekers.

38% believe the Coalition would do

a better job. Libyan rebels say

they are now within 16km of the

centre of Bani Walid - one of

Colonel Gaddafi's last remaining

strongholds. It's reported that

three of the former dictator's sons

fled the town yesterday, heading

into the southern desert. Preparing

the bullets for a final battle.

They have been doing it for days and

and these rebels are ready. Two end

the last stand of good gd's men,

near Libya's capital. The deadline

for Ban Walid to surrender has

passed and the negotiations go on

and these men are frustrated

because gone, too, are three of

Colonel Gaddafi's sons, including a

second in command who these men say second in command who these men say

left the town yesterday. What is

not certain is what happens next -

a battle? A blood bath or one of

the last Gaddafi strongholds

falling quietly. Suddenly, negotiators

negotiators arrive. The dominant

group at the time want the rebels

to take it. Gaddafi's remaining

loyalists are firing in the air to

threaten them. We want Libya to be

released from this gang. They are

making a lot of trouble. They keep making a lot of trouble. They keep

of rarl they know the revolution is

won, but three major towns are

straight sets. Pinpoint accuracy. Argentina's David Nalbandian in fourth round after he eliminated Rafael Nadal is through to the Kirilenko. Defending men's champion taking on Russian 25th seed Maria action at the US Open this morning, Stosur will be in fourth round tennis and Australia's Samantha record set at the championships. To accused of sexually assaulting for the first time since he was Strauss-Kahn has returned to France himself is still free. Dominique still holding out and Gaddafi

better You know he is only going to get

better as this match progresses and

it will make it tougher for

Nalbandian. Other Day 7 winners in

New York include Italian Flavia

Pennetta and Spanish 5th seed David

Ferrer. Time for all the finance

news with Matt Doran and business

groups seem to be hankering for the good

good old days for the Workchoices. good old days for the Workchoices.

Certainly on the surface, is seems Certainly on the surface, is seems

that way Ron, at least in part.

They want to bring back individual

contracts and the push will be led

today by the Australian Industry

Lobby Group. The group, which

represents most of Australia's big

manufacturing companies claims the manufacturing companies claims the

Federal Government should overhaul

its system of individual flexible

contracts because they aren't

working. However, the Government

says it has no plans to bring back

individual contracts. It says in

the Howard era they were used the Howard era they were used to

strip away pay and conditions from

workers. Struggling retailers are still complaining about the

proposed carbon tax. Some say it

could force them to close up shop.

Now, they want an inquiry. The

spending slump is beginning to bite.

Consumer confidence is at its

lowest point in two years. I think this is a particularly this is a particularly tough time

for retailers. It has been an excruciating tough time for the

retailers last 18 months. Reason enough

retailers say to rethink plans for

a price on carbon. The Australian

national Retailers Association

claims more than 40% of Australians

are reducing their spending ahead

of the introduction of a carbon tax

next year. We need to make sure

Australian jobs are protected, Australian manufacturing Australian manufacturing is

protected and we don't just get a

flood of cheap imports. The

Productivity Commission is looking

at how the Government can help the

struggling retail sector. Retailers

say a carbon tax will not just

raise prices but it will force more

people online to buy foreign goods

that are not slugged with a price

on carbon, or GS. The. Many say it

is a cost they are willing to wear.

I have to have something for these

kids and if that is something we

happy can do now down the track, well I'm

happy to make that sacrifice now.

Well, an uninspiring jobs market is

whipping up fears of a recession in

the US. Investors abandoning stocks

for bonds, gold and the Swiss franc.

The Dow Jones tumbled 253 points, more

more than 2%, driven down by sluggish banks.

Temperatures starting to show good

signs of spring in the air.

A look at what's making headlines

in newspapers across the country.

'Australian' reports farms in

northern NSW are once again drought

affected. A lack of winter rain has

forced farmers to again start hand-

feeding their stock. 'Sydney

Morning Herald' reveal that the

Australian soldiers in Afghanistan are

are involved in drone strikes. They are involved in drone strikes. They

are being used to pilot the kill

letters. The her 'Sun' says that

the police have ditched an

investigation into a Catholic

priest accused of abusing school

children. The priest is considered

too old to bring to justice. And

the 'Courier Mail' farewelled

Darren Lockyer. Darren Lockyer.

There has been an Earth tremor in

SA overnight, we have the details

next And real estate agents are

hoping that people will get over

their fear of interest rate rises

soon. Details when Ten's Early News returns.

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returns. Headlines every fifteen

minutes on Ten's Early News.

Parts of SA have been rocked by a

moderate earthquake this morning.

moderate earthquake this morning.

The 4 magnitude quake struck 20km

north of Peterborough in the

State's south east. Homes half an

hour away in Jamestown reported

feeling the tremor. There have been

no reports of damage. But

aftershocks are expected throughout

the morning. A 29-year-old

motorcyclist has been killed after

losing control of his bike on the

Gold Coast overnight. Police are

still not sure what caused the

rider to run off the road and hit a

tree in Merrimac just after 8pm.

The man, who was a local, was taken

to the Gold Coast hospital but died

shortly afterwards. The Federal

Government might have to abandon

any plans to process asylum seekers

offshore. But the Opposition Leader

has rejected legal advice which

claims Nauru is no longer an option.

The High Court sunk the swap deal

and now the Government says it's

latest legal advice casts further

doubt overoffshore processing. What

that advice tells us is that not

only is the declaration of Malaysia

invalid But also minister Ruddock's

declarations of Nauru and PNG could

also be held to be invalid. The

solicitor's general's opinion does

not rule out Nauru. If the

Government wants to put offshore

processing beyond legal doubt by

amending the Migration Act, the Coalition

Coalition is prepared to work

constructively with the Government

to bring that about. We won't

support amending legislation to

allow Nauru, Manus Island or

Malaysia. John Howard weighed into

the debate, accusing Kevin Rudd of

dismantling a policy that stopped

the boats and had this to say about Julia

Julia Gillard. She's succeeded in

antagonising everybody on asylum

seekers. The High Court's decision

has fuelled speculation that Julia

Gillard could be dumped as Prime

Minister, but in public, at least,

she still has the support of senior

ministers. Jewel ya will lead the

party to the next election.

The NSW Department of Education

will take public teachers to the

Industrial Relations Commission

this morning in a bid to stop their

planned strike. Teachers across the

state will walk off the job on

Thursday to protest against the

Government's plan to cap public

service salary increases. If it

goes ahead, the strike will shut

down over 2,000 public schools and

force parents to make alternative

plans for their children for the

day. Meanwhile, western Sydney

voters are expected to be rewarded

for making Barry O'Farrell premier

of New South Wales. A huge

transport investment is tipped to

be announced in tomorrow's budget,

along with billions of dollars for

ailing hospitals. The Health

Minister, taking the first

tentative steps towards a cash

injection for the hospital system,

as she toured works at Sydney's

Royal North Shore. So is spending

with $4.7 billion to be committed

to rebuild hospitals over four

years. Unprecedented spending on

health infrastructure in the budget

will come out this week. Royal

North kch shore takes a large slice,

across with Campbelltown, Prince of

Wales cancer centre and the student

George emergency department. So we

can open more beds and employ more

nurses. 900 nurses in the coming

year, along with promises of more

your police and teachers. By controlling

your budget, you are able to get on

with the job in improving front-

line services.

Unions are preparing to muster more than

than double the number of public

servants that ofed on part in June.

20,000 workers two days after the budget

cuts. budget n anticipation of major job

cuts. They have it in their DNA

that they have to attack workers

and sack people in order to make

no excuse for that. their budgets look good. There is

Daniel Morcombe's parents will begin touring Queensland schools

today as part of their child safety

campaign.

The Morcombes will visit 20 schools

over the next week, telling

Daniel's story in the hope of

protecting other children. We have

had every question in the book had every question in the book from

the children, nothing phases us. I

think the first question was do you

think Daniel is dead? The Queensland Government will spend

almost $500,000 over two years

making the program compulsory in

the school curriculum for year 9s.

There's also hope it could be

implemented nationally. Heavy rain

and strong winds associated with

tropical storm Lee have battered

the US state of Louisiana. The

storm has forced most oil

production in the Gulf of Mexico to production in the Gulf of Mexico to

shut down. The storm has already

dumped 250mm of rain on the region

and caused flash flooding in low-

lying areas. That's around 10

inches in the old money. Another

250mm are forecast today even as

the storm moves away. And Japan has

begun cleaning up after typhoon

Talas hit the west of the country,

killing at least 20 people. More

than 50 are still listed as missing

after swollen rivers swept away buildings and landslides crushed after swollen rivers swept away

houses. Thousands of people were

stranded and streets were submerged

in scenes which rekindled memories

of the March 11 tsunami. South of

Osaka there have been reports of an

amazing 1,800mm of rain falling in

some places. That's 70 inches on

the old scale.

the old scale. In the NRL, Brisbane

Broncos forward Sam Thaiday faces a

nervous wait after being placed on

report for a lifting tackle on

Brent Kite. Andrew Ryan was sent

out a winner as the Bulldogs beat

Canberra. The Sydney Roosters upset Melbourne, while Thaiday's tackle

soured the Broncos win over Manly.

Sam their they sent Sam their they sent Quite flying.

Slamming Sam is now sweating on a

possible suspension. Fingers

crossed I will be wishing on my

lucky stars this week and hopefully

nothing happens. Josh Hoffman faces

a wait on scans for a knee injury,

still it was Brisbane inflicting

the pain on the scoreboard, with

three unanswered tries, thwarting three unanswered tries, thwarting

Manly's comeback. Cameron Smith and

Billy Slater were rested and the

Roosters revelled. The miserable

season ending with a 40 point to 8

flogs of the minor premiers. Person

Al whran tongue and an depru Ryan

played their final NRL games and it

was the skipper enjoying was the skipper enjoying one last

Victoria trifplt although the ugly

post-try celebration ended in

injury. I think I did my ham my.

Lucky I don't have to play next

week. I would be out. And they took

the season tally to 23, equals

Nathan Merritt as the leading try

scorer. Reigning world champion scorer. Reigning world champion

Jorge Lorenzo has won the San

series leader Casey Marino MotoGP to narrow the gap on

series leader Casey Stoner. The

Australian started on poll but lost

the lead by the first corner, with

Lorenzo proving his bike was good

enough and he took the win. Stoner

finished third and admitted he

didn't feel 100% fit. I may be didn't feel 100% fit. I may be

halfway through the race and I felt

like I was starting to get a feel

for things then all of a sudden I

just started getting tired. My arms

were struggle, I ran wide a were struggle, I ran wide a couple

of times and I started braking

earlier which lost me more time.

Dani Pedrosa took second. Lorenzo

now trails Stoner by 35 points with

five races to go. A spectacular

performance from Artem Silchenko

has given him the highest score

ever in a Red Bull cliff diving

event. The competitors jumped from

a 27m-high platform, with Silchenko

producing a flawless dive in front

of a crowd of 15,000 fans at the

final event in the Ukraine.

final event in the Ukraine. (CHEERING

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Britain's Gary Hunt had already

wrapped up the World Title but

capped it off with a second place

finish. It could be yet another

volatile week on the world's stock

for evidence of markets. Investors will be looking

for evidence of a double-dip

recession in the. S and also the

latest chapter in Europe's debt

crisis. Here with all the details

is John Milroy from Macquarie

Private Wealth. John, both of these

issues have the potential, I guess, to

to upset markets which are already

on edge? Yeah, good morning. Certainly Certainly talking about financial

markets is getting tough in these

conditions. Perhaps cliff diving conditions. Perhaps cliff diving

might be easier looking out. The double-dip recession is not in our double-dip

view at the moment and certainly

the disappointing jobs data did

send markets in a tail spin in the

US on Friday, evidence that no jobs

were created at all during the

course of August. Focus goes back

on to policy makers to see if they

can find a way to create job and

also a growth opportunities. Indeed,

we will get to hear from Ben

Bernanke on Friday, we are looking

at the outlook of the US economy

and market looking and market looking for any fresh

information or tools that the

Federal Reserve might use to

stimulate those growth

opportunities. Let's leave the

cliff diving to Ron Wilson. How

about our market, how is that about our market, how is that

shaping up? The focus will be on

those sharply lower overnight

markets and importantly tomorrow we

will get the Reserve Bank decision

on interest rate settings. Market on interest rate settings. Market

currenting factoring in a 50%

chance of a cut. We think that rates

rates will be held on hole at 4.75%,

although later in the week we will

also get employment data and if

that continuing to weaken that may

change the RBA's board stance on

interest rates at the moment.

Futures down 63. A tough day here.

Certainly seems that way. John

Milroy from Macquarie Private

real estate market Wealth thank you very much. The

real estate market shows no sign of

people getting over their fear of

interest rate rises. Sydney agents interest rate rises. Sydney agents

managed to offload more than 50% of

the properties up for auction on

Saturday. That's about the same

percentage as the week before but

on increased numbers. It was a more

downbeat story in Melbourne. downbeat story in Melbourne.

Brisbane and Adelaide also remain

subdued, all be it on smaller

numbers. Expect to see more life in

the market as the weather warms up.

the market as the weather warms up.

If you are keen on taking your

first belly flop into the pool, temperatures temperatures almost allow that

today.

Hard to believe it has been a year

exactly since the first big

Christchurch earthquake. The locals

have held a service to remember it.

That's next. And the mining boom

still demanding more workers than

we have. Thousands more foreigners

will fill the gaps. Details when Ten's Early News returns.

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These are our main store rys this

morning. Shark attack - A

bodyboarder taken at a popular

surfing spot in WA near where a surfer was

surfer was killed this time last

year. The Federal Government goes

back to the drawing board on asylum

seekers, but most Australians

believe they are doing a terrible

job on the problem. In sport,

sprinting superstar Usain Bolt

helps the Jamaican relay team to a

new world record at the athletics

championships in South Korea. And

in finance, business groups will

launch a campaign to try to bring

back an element of Workchoices. A young

young Sydney man has died after

being mauled by a shark near

Margaret River in WA. Two friends

pulled him from the water but he

had already lost too much blood. As

beaches were closed at the site of

the tragedy a rainbow shimmered in

the sky above. Down on the sand, a

shrine made in in from the remains

of a surfboard. Didn't of a surfboard. Didn't believe it. It

It is too much to comprehend. The

21-year-old was surfing with mates

early yesterday afternoon at Bunker

Bay, when that is expected to be a

white pointer attacked from below.

The group that was surfing have

seen the body floating in the water.

Two of his friend desperately

pulled him from the bloody water

but his injuries were massive an couldn't

couldn't be revived. The first

shark attack that I'm aware of,

particularly in the Bunker Bay area.

They had been due to go surfing with

with him. Yeah, he phoned me up

this morning and he was pretty keen

for a surf. Sea rescue boats are on patrol,

patrol, the beach expected to be

closed today. Crayfish divers known

the area as sharkally. There are

also sale pups close by also sale pups close by which could

be attacking the shark. It is

nearly a year when a father of two

died down this popular surfing

coast. The Prime Minister will have

to decide this week whether or not

to do a deal with the Opposition or

scrap the overseas processing of

asylum seekers. With all the

details, I'm joined by Ten

political reporter Stephen Spencer. political reporter Stephen Spencer.

Is there any indication that the

Government is leaning one way or

the other? Morning, Ron. The

Government is in a terrible bind

here. It has had the High Court

destroy the one plan it had for

dealing with the boats that were

coming here. It now has Tony Abbott

announcing that, look, he's

prepared to work with the

Government on Nauru, which appears

to be the Government's only option

if it wants to reinstate offshore if it wants to reinstate offshore

processing. But then you processing. But then you have now

the Immigration Minister Chris

Bowen saying that plan is just not

going to work. What that advice

tells us is that not only is the

Government's declaration of Malaysia invalid, obviously under

the High Court decision, but also minister Ruddock's declaration of

Nauru and PNG could also be held to

be invalid. So the Opposition says

it is prepared to work with the

Government to introduce legislation.

The Government is saying even

The Government is saying even if we

did work with the Opposition that

won't work. Then it has the

pressure from its own backbench to

scratch offshore processing

altogether. At the moment the

Government doesn't know which way to

to go. Should it take a punt and

risk having the boats come? Should

it work with Tony Abbott but on

that plan its own legal advice is

that it is illegal. Voters obviously

obviously not impressed with the

Government's handling of the asylum

seeker issue. No, Ron, I don't

think an opinion poll could have

been taken on a worse issue at a

worse time for the Federal

Government. The Newspoll published

today shows just 12% of voters

think the Government is doing a

good job of handling asylum seekers.

It will be interesting to know

where they found that 12%. 78% say

they were doing an apalling job.

When it comes to the issue of which of the two is of the two is doing a better job,

as you can expect most voters

strongly preferring that the

Coalition would do that. That is

not a surprise, nearly every poll

taken on this issue forever has

found that people think that the

Coalition do a better job. I think

the Government needs to put this

issue to one side and move on to

something else because whenever

they try to fight the Opposition on

asylum seekers they just seem to loose. That

That is going to happen too. Thank you.

A Melbourne man has been arrested

for running away after causing a

bad smash at the weekend. A 24

year-old man was left fighting for

life after his car was hit head-on

by a stolen car in Melbourne's

north on Saturday night. Witnesses

reported seeing the driver of the

stolen car take off in another car.

A 31-year-old man was arrested

overnight and is now under police guard in hospital. guard in hospital. Negotiations

aimed at peacefully ending a

standoff outside one of Muammar

Gaddafi's remaining strongholds

southeast of Tripoli have failed,

according to rebels. They are now

waiting for the green light to

launch a final assault. Preparing

the bullets for a final battle.

They have been doing it for days

and these rebels and these rebels are ready to end

the last stand of Gaddafi's men

anywhere near Libya's capital. Bebeyond

Bebeyond the heat haze, their

target, the town of Ban Walid and

several hundred Gaddafi gunmen

holding the sener to. Suddenly negotiators arrive. The dominant

group in the town want the rebels

to take it. Gaddafi's remaining

loyalists are firing in the air to loyalists are firing in the air to

threaten them. We want this area to

be replaced from this gang. They

are still firing at the streets and

we want to have the city again and again.

To keep up their morale, they know

the revolution is won but three

major towns are still holding out

and Gaddafi himself is still free. Battle survey Battle survey solicitors embrace

but they don't celebrate. They

watch and wait for the end. --

survivors. Christchurch residents

have gathered to remember the 7.1

magnitude earthquake which struck

their city exactly a year ago. Two

bright lights pierced the sky and

hundreds of people took part in a

group hug as part of Celebration of

Hope day. The earthquake brought

down power lines and damaged buildings, including the

Christchurch Cathedral, but no-one

was killed.

was killed. The spotlights will

shine until February 22, the day

the second earthquake claimed 181

lives. In the NRL, Brisbane Broncos

forward Sam Thaiday faces a nervous

wait after being placed on report

for a lifting tackle on Brent Kite.

Andrew Ryan was sent out a winner

as the Bulldogs beat Canberra. The

Sydney Roosters upset Melbourne, while Thaiday's tackle while Thaiday's tackle soured the

Broncos win over Manly. Sam Thaiday

sent Quite flying. Slamming Sam is

now sweating on a possible sus

suspension. Fingers crossedly be

wishing on my lucky stars this week

and hopefully nothing happens. Josh

Hoffman also faces an anxious wait on

on stkpoorns a knee injury. Still,

it was Brisbane inflicting the pain

on the scoreboard with three

unanswered tries, thwarting Manly's

second half comeback. Cameron Smith

and Billy Slater were rested and

the Roosters revelled. A miserable

season ending with a 40 point to 8

flogging of the minor premiers.

flogging of the minor premiers.

Alan Tongue and Andrew Ryan played

their final NRL games and it was

the Bulldogs skipper enjoying one

last victory. Although the ugly

post-try celebration ended in

injury. I think I did my ham my, so

lucky I don't have to play next week.

AFL and North Melbourne has

finished its season on a winning

note with a 13-point victory over

Richmond at Etihad Stadium. The

Tigers looked to be running away

with it in the final term, but the

Kangaroos pegged them back. Drew

Petrie put in a late contender for

mark of the year before sealing the win.

win. A huge grab from Drew!! The

Kangaroos dedicated the victory to

retiring veteran Brady Rawlings.

Usain Bolt has brought Jamaica back

to a world-recording victory at the

final of the 4 by

final of the 4 by 100m at the World Athletic Athletic Championships. The

Caribbean nation was given a strong

lead before the final baton change

with Bolt. Leaving Usain Bolt

coming home in supreme style. That

time of 37.04 seconds was the only

world record set at the

championships. More on finance now

championships. More on finance now

with Matt and every time you think

that the Workchoices is dead and

buried but they want to use it

again. They have stopped short of

using that term, but what they want

to do is bring back individual

accounts and that will be pushed by

the Australian industry lobby group,

the group which respects most of

Australia's big manufacturing

companies claims companies claims that the Federal

Government should overhaul its

system of flexible individual

contracts because they are not

working. However, the Government

saying it has no plans to bring

back individual contract. It says

in the Howard era they were used to

strip away pay and also conditions

from workers. The mining boom is still sucking still sucking up more people than

the domestic market can handle.

Thousands more foreign workers will

be allowed in to work on resource

and infrastructure programs. The

Government last year approved

54,000 skilled workers visas. That

brought the total number to more

than 73,000. Most earn more than

$100,000 a year. The Government has

now reportedly lowered the bar

further to allow thousands of semi-

skilled workers to come as well. A

uninspiring jobs market is wiping up fears in the

up fears in the US, and they are up fears in the US, and they are

abandoning stocks for bonds and

gold. The Dow Jones tumbled 253

points, driven down by sluggish banks.

Weather check.

A look at news websites around the A look at news websites around the

world this morning. The Chicago

trin bun reports nearly 50% of

astronauts who have spent six

months or more in orbit has

experienced vision problems after experienced vision problems after

returning from face. The daily mail

says growing spare human parts in laboratories could laboratories could be just years

away as scientists have discovered

more than 20 ways of growing organs.

And here is some troubling news. A

guardian UK claims a study has

found that one in 25 business

leaders may be a psychopath. Still

ahead - if you plan to travel on

the Sydney ferry today you better

check if they are still going.

Staff plan to shut them down Staff plan to shut them down for

four hours. And it is that time of

the month when we start to worry

about interest rates again but do

we have to be worried this time

around? We will tell you when Ten's

Early News returns.

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Early News returns.

Headlines every fifteen minutes on

Ten's Early News. A man has been Ten's Early News. A man has been

wounded in the leg following

another shooting in Sydney's west

overnight. Emergency services were

called to a house in Guildford following reports of following reports of a gunshot. A

man was seen running from the scene.

The victim was taken to Westmead

hospital. His injuries are not life

threatening. A police investigation

has begun. Parts of South Australia

have been rocked by a moderate

earth tremor. The magnitude 4-quake

struck 20km north of Peterborough

in the State's south east just

before 9:30. Homes half an hour

away in Jamestown reported feeling

the earth move. There have been no

reports of damage. But aftershocks reports of damage. But aftershocks

are expected throughout the morning.

A 29-year-old motorcyclist has been

killed after losing control of his

bike on the Gold Coast overnight.

Police are still not sure what

caused the rider to run off the

road and hit a tree in Merrimac

just after 8pm. The man, who was a

local, was taken to the Gold Coast

hospital but died shortly

afterwards. Residents of a western

Victorian town are preparing to

take on a power company accused of negligence during the negligence during the Black

Saturday bushfires. Almost 70

people will take part in the class

action against Powercor, which gets

underway in Horsham today. They

allege the company is responsible

for fallen power lines sparking

fires around the town in 2009.

Farmers will be asking for up to

$300,000 for damage caused to their

properties. Meanwhile, western Sydney voters are expected Sydney voters are expected to be

rewarded for making Barry O'Farrell

the premier of NSW. A huge

transport investment is tipped to

be announced in tomorrow's budget,

along with billions of dollars for

ailing hospitals.

The Health Minister taking the

first tentative steps towards a

cash injection for the hospital

system, as she toured works at Sydney's

Sydney's Royal North Shore. So is

spending, with $4.7 billion to be

committed to rebuild hospitals over

hour years. Unprecedented spending

on health infrastructure in the

budget will come out this week.

Royal North Shore takes a long

slice along with:

We can open more beds and employ

more nurses. 900 nurses in the

coming year, along with promises of

more police and teachers. By

controlling your budget you are

able to get on with the job in

improving front-line services.

Unions are preparing to muster more

than double the number of public

servants that marched on Parliament

in June. 20,000 workers in June. 20,000 workers two days

after the budget in anticipation of

major job cuts. The Governments

have in iter in their DNA that they

have to at of and people in order

to make their budgets look good.

There is no excuse for that.

Sydney ferries will shut down for

four hours today while staff meet

to discuss the Government's plan to

franchise the operation of the iconic service.

Under the proposed deal, a private

company will be brought in to run

the service. The Government would

still retain ownership of the

ferries and control over fare

structures, routes and services.

New peak-hour routes will be

created on Sydney Harbour as part of the wider privatisation

arrangement. The NSW Department of

Education will take public teachers to the Industrial Relations to the Industrial Relations

Commission this morning in a bid to

stop their planned strike. Teachers

across the state will walk off the

job on Thursday to protest against

the Government's plan to cap public

service salary increases. If it

goes ahead, the strike will shut

down over two thousand public

schools, and force parents to make

alternative plans for their

children for the day. Japan has

begun cleaning up after typhoon

Talas hit the west of the country,

killing at least 20 people. More

than 50 are still listed as missing

after swollen rivers swept away

buildings and landslides crushed

houses. Thousands of people were

stranded and streets were submerged

in scenes which rekindled memories

of the March 11 tsunami. South of

Osaka, there have been reports of

an amazing 1,800mm of rain falling

in some places. That's 70 inches on

the old scale.

the old scale. AFL, and North

Melbourne has ended its season on a

winning note with a 13 opinion

point win over Richmond. The

kangaroos victory means they finish

ninth for the second year in a row. After multiple lead changes

throughout the match, it looked

like the Tigers would run away with

it, and Justin Martin scored in the

final term..

final term.. But the kangaroos had

other ideas. A huge grab from

Drew!! Big one over the top. Petrie

ensured that the Rawlings farewell

game was one to remember. Melbourne

were beaten by Port Adelaide in the

first ever AFL game at the Adelaide oval.

oval. It is going to be a goal. The

Power coming from behind to record

an 8-point victory ensuring they

avoid the wooden spoon. And Carlton

is anxiously awaiting scan results

after he was subed off. He was a

no-show at yesterday's recovery

session, casting doubts on whether he

he will play in the final clash

with Essendon on Sunday.

Reigning world champion Jorge

Lorenzo has won the Motorola from

Casey Stoner. Leader ren so proveed

his bike was good enough and took

the win. Stoner finished third and

admitted he didn't feel 100% fit. admitted he didn't feel 100% fit.

Maybe halfway through the race I

felt like I was starting to get a

ofs and then all of a sudden I

started getting tired. My arms were

struggling on the brakes, I ran

wide a couple of times and I

started braking earlier which lost

me more time. Dani Pedrosa took

second and Lorenzo trailing Stoner

by 35 points. To tennis, and Sam

Stosur will be in round four action

at the US Open at the US Open this morning taking

on Maria Kirilenko. Defending

mens's champion Rafael Nadal is

through to the fourth round after

he eliminated Dave Nalbandian in

only straight sets. You know that he is

only going to get better as the

match processes and it will make it a lot tougher for Nalbandian.

And a scare for Rafael Nadal during his

his news conference. The defending

champion suffered from cramp in his

light leg following his straight

sets win over David Nalbandian. A

spectacular performance from this

man has given him the highest score

ever in a Red Bull cliff diving

event. They jump from a 27 many-

high platform and he produced a high platform and he produced a

flawless dive at the final event in the Ukraine. (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

Britain's Garry Hunt had already

wrapped up the world title but

capped it off with a second-place

finish. Well, volatility certainly

is the catch phrase this week when

markets.Er in vous investors it comes to the world's stock

markets.Er in vous investors will

be looking for evidence of dip

rescission in the US and also the

latest chapter of the debt crisis.

John, both of these have the

potential to upset markets which

are already on edge. Yes, good

morning, certainly that cliff

diving looks easier than talking

about markets in these volatile

moves we have been seeing. Might

think about career change. think about career change. Double-

dip recession is certainly not

something in our current thinking.

While we think that the jobs data

was out on Friday night, the

showing no jobs growth in August is

part of that backwards looking data

that sometimes market focus on.

Certainly sent the market into a

tail spin and the focus now goes on

to the people to see how they deal

with that. But Ben Bernanke will

speak again on Friday and that will

be clearly watched. What about our

market, how are we shaping up? We

get our own jab numbers out today

and obviously that something to focus on. Clearly those overnight focus

moves will be the main thing. We

get the Reserve Bank board making

decision about the interest rates

tomorrow, and there is a 50% chance

of a cut tomorrow, but we think it

will remain on told at 4.75%. It

will be a pretty tough start here.

Rates on hold for tomorrow. We will

hold you to that. John Milroy from

Macquarie Private Wealth. Thank you.

Briefly in other business news, the

pay of business directors in the

top ASX companies has more than

doubled in the past decade. The

company's share value increased by

31% in the same period. Fosters is

expected to defend its reporting

practice this year, and snow buy

hydrohas more than double dividends

and volume tillly has boosted

earnings and pay out. That is all

the finance for this morning. Thank

you very much. A check of the

weather before we go.

Here is some interesting pictures

before we go. Brisbane put on a big

show last night as part of the

city's three-week river neither

festival. The laser show is the

first of its type in Australia. The

festival, which marks the beginning

of Spring, will run until September

24. Recapping our top stories this

morning. A bodyboarder has been

killed by a shark in a popular

surfing spot in WA, near where a

surfer was killed right on this

time last year. The Federal

Government has to go back to the

drawing board on asylum seekers but

most Australians believe they are

doing a terrible job on the problem.

And heavy rain and strong winds

from tropical storm Lee have

battled America. They have more rain forecast

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