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(generated from captions) on a part-time basis and allow parents to return to work to two years to double unpaid parental leave the Industrial Relations Commission of a decision by are among the potential beneficiaries Working mum Lee Byron and son Cooper Mmm, delicious. when you're 16 months old. but particularly a mouthful at the best of times, Industrial relations can be honour the new award conditions. But the Federal Government may not and a better deal on part-time work. for up to two years, to take unpaid leave They've been granted the right a landmark win for working parents. But first this evening - the closest clash in Ashes history. And England celebrates after for Sydney home-owners. welcome news on interest rates Good evening, also tonight - and they get a head start. We've been studying for weeks for it It's not fair. of students to re-sit their exams. And the HSC stuff-up forcing hundreds as 'Discovery' begins its descent. Heading home - the anxious wait means for you and your family. what the new deal on parental leave Tonight - a win for workers - This program is captioned live.

Over the past year in Sydney: in the last three or four years. to buy into property been about the best time So for buyers, this has actually as prices plummet. standing room only at Sydney auctions That could translate into possibly into mid next year. interest rates to stay on hold, the Reserve is forecasting With inflation under control, a little easier. the Reserve Bank has just made it or looking to buy, For those paying off a mortgage has bottomed out. Sydney's property market The good news comes amid claims on hold until well into next year. it is likely to keep interest rates with the Reserve Bank declaring Relief too for homebuyers tonight Cameron Baud, Ten News. to leave who you've barely known. this tiny little baby that you had in to child care every day - It was really difficult taking him of raising her child. the emotional and economic factors will help when juggling the alternatives provided by the IRC But for at least one working mum, will be adopted. that these new minimum standards that he won't give a guarantee Kevin Andrews had made it clear in the detail of the legislation. and our response will be I'll take advice about that to industrial relations laws. and its yet-to-be finalised changes of the Federal Government lies in the hands and the IRC itself remain relevant Just how long today's decisions and the like. some of their penalty rates some of their loading, in return for trading off some additional family time So that employees can negotiate for further workplace flexibility. employers are lobbying the changes, While unions have welcomed at no cost, at no extra cost. and for employers that will work for working families Significant, historical decisions school age. until their children reach

Andy Thomas says she can't rest. mother of Adelaide-born astronaut Until it lands, like it is a runaway train. It kind of feels like at points 38,000kg of debris across Texas. When 'Columbia' broke up, it rained such as Los Angeles. over heavily populated areas, to avoid sending the shuttle changed traditional flight paths As a safety precaution, NASA has 3,500km to California. it can be diverted suddenly change, If the weather conditions with it due to land in Florida. descent to Earth will take one hour, All going to plan, 'Discovery's we're not looking back. We're looking forward, a lot of looking toward the future. There has been a lot of good change, is again in the director's chair. 'Columbia' in on that doomed flight Tonight, the same man who guided 'COME ON, EILEEN' DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS SING Commander Eileen Collins. dedicated to mission leader The last wake-up call for the crew again. and time to see our families in the future and ready to fly the shuttle better and keep working on getting but it is time to come home and so happy to have done it, of everything on this flight We've done a little bit of the 13-day mission - getting home. for the most dangerous task and readying themselves locking down the mid-deck of preparation, The crew is in its final stage more than two years ago. since the 'Columbia' disaster are the first to try a re-entry including Australia's Andy Thomas, The astronauts, heads home. as the space shuttle 'Discovery' Anxious times tonight Jacinta Hocking, Ten News. See ya. (Laughs) I'm not in the investment market. What, in houses? in the next three to five years? Where do you expect prices to go even the Treasurer will take. But that's not a punt boom times we saw in 2001-2003. Very unlikely we'll return to those in the order of 5% per annum. any gradual recovery I wouldn't rule out within three months. Price rises expected is that what goes down will go up, But the warning more of a fight. but they are putting up There may be more buyers out there between buyers and sellers. it's a sign of a looming battle Real estate agents say with 53% the week before. to 50% compared on the weekend actually fell a little strangely, auction clearance rates Despite the low prices,

against the man accused of killing her, Bruce Burrell. Eight years after mother of three Kerry Whelan disappeared, the murder trial has finally begun. Her last known sighting was a hotel car park. A day later, a ransom demand was made on her businessman husband Bernie. Her body has never been found. 51-year-old Bruce Burrell was charged with the kidnapping and murder. He is out on bail. The Whelan family, including one of her sons, came to court to hear the prosecution's opening address. He summed the case up as a jigsaw puzzle. The Crown alleges Whelan went willingly into Burrell's car, not long after leaving the car park. They say possibly within half an hour she was held against her will and then murdered. He continued that Burrell was never, ever going to let her go and inevitably he was going to murder her because Whelan knew Burrell. The long and complex trial is set down for 16 weeks claim when it outlined its case The prosecution making the stunning of being kidnapped. was murdered within half an hour Sydney mother Kerry Whelan Claims tonight on the night of March 23. at Watsons Bay charged with killing Ljubic faced Parramatta Court of Currans Hill Today, Jason Clive McCall floating one kilometre off Kurnell. His body was found five days later, last March. as he left his Willoughby home Ljubic was last seen alive Bob Ljubic. with the murder of Mosman car dealer A 32-year-old man has been charged throughout the bulletin. 'Discovery's progress we'll continue to monitor And with crunch time fast approaching Leisa Goddard-Roles, Ten News. In the United States, a historic last for the program. 'Discovery's mission may be With all future flights grounded, is now again ticking. NASA's countdown clock and they've worked very hard. what they've wanted to do They've done in front of a jury of six men and women. Among the first witnesses to be called this week - Kerry Whelan's husband, Bernie.

There will be no direct evidence of where and when she was killed. Kevin Wilde, Ten News. Hundreds of angry HSC students will have to re-sit their trial exams after questions were leaked over the Internet. Teachers at Cheltenham Girls High are facing the sack after giving their students the tests early. It's the last thing stressed-out students need, forced to sit trial HSC English papers a second time. I think it's quite poor. It's not fair cause we've been studying for weeks for it. To be told that it's cancelled and have to get ourselves up emotionally again, it's pretty tough. Some student found out what the questions were in advance. Yeah, a whole bunch of students knew - there was at least 10 or 15 people that knew. Teachers at Cheltenham Girl's High School breached strict rules and set the exam a week early. The questions then ended up on the Internet. It was no more than an internal communication breakdown at the school. Now students at North Sydney Boys Carlingford High, Epping Boys and Normanhurst Boys High School will have to do the exams again. It's a serious breach. Every year since 1967 there's always some hiccup here or there. Clearly we have to let them down. It has been a mix-up and it has is not good enough. In total, the Cheltenham girls sat eight papers early. Design and Technology, Business Studies, Geography, Food Technology, Education authorities are somehow confident that no students will have been leaked questions for this week's Business Studies or Geography exam. That's despite the fact that other students from Cheltenham Girl's High School sat those exams days ago. They'd have to have photographic memories, there is no evidence of any exam material being in hard or electronic copy being available to anyone. Authorities promising unusual results will be carefully investigated. My next essay won't be anywhere as good. How do we know that the questions we're gonna get now are going to be good, easy and fair? Evan Batten, Ten News. Tim Webster with a look at sport and the Ashes series comes alive. Well and truly, Jess. Australia came agonisingly short of snatching victory in the second Test. England won by just two runs in one of the greatest Test matches of all time. So near, and yet so far for Australia, who fell an agonising three runs short of a victory. COMMENTATOR: Despair on the faces of the batsmen and joy for every England player on the field. It's the closest winning margin in an Ashes victory and the second-closest in Test history. We actually had a couple of the bowlers who were physicaly counting them down. They had the numbers on the back of a newspaper and were crossing them off on the way down. Obviously we fell a couple short. It was cruel really to get so close and not to get there. The last-wicket effort of Brett Lee and Michael Kasprowicz rekindled memories of the 1982 Boxing Day Test when Jeff Thomson and Allan Border suffered a similar fate at the MCG. I don't think we let the batsmen know about that but the way things have turned out have been similar but unfortunately we didn't get there again. England's first win in a live Ashes match since 1997 came with plenty of relief and a touch of good grace. Man of the match Andrew Flintoff among the first to commiserate with the Australians. The series now level at one apiece, there's not much time for England to celebrate. The third Test starts at Old Trafford on Thursday. And the Bulldogs' battle to reach the NRL finals has become even tougher. They'll have to find a new halfback after losing Brent Sherwin for at least a month with a fractured thumb. On top of that, winger Matt Uttai is facing a suspension of up to three weeks. And any hope of a Sonny Bill Williams comeback has been dashed - he has ongoing injury problems. And the dreaded Kiwis have arrived for Saturday night's Bledisloe Cup showdown with the Wallabies. We'll have that later too, Ron. Still to come - the luxury car used in yet another ram-raid robbery. Also tonight - the generous reward being offered to track down this gang of bandits. And why the bottom's falling out of the G-string market. We'll have that story later this news hour.

But who would use anything this good as a pasta filling? A police officer has shown how he was forced to shoot dead a man armed with a knife. An inquest heard that man had just stabbed an innocent bystander before turning on the officer. It is a day Acting Inspector Rafic Ajaka will never forget. Seen here on police video, he's re-enacting for investigators the moment he was forced to shoot Somali migrant Awale Mohammed. The officer was driving along Belmore Road, Riverwood, in January last year when he saw what he thought was two men having an argument, only to realise Mohammed was stabbing Matthew Fitzhenry. "Put the knife down, put the knife down, put the knife down!" That's when he was stabbing him. He just wasn't listening to what I was saying. The young bloke's dropped, he's gone to the side and he's started stabbbing himself and I said "Put the knife down, put the knife down!" The officer explains Mohammed then came towards him with the knife. He shot once towards his legs. When Mohammed failed to stop, Inspector Ajaka shot the man twice in the chest. This was part of evidence on the first day of an inquest into Mohammed's death. His mother was in court to hear her son described as a university student whose mental health deteriorated in the weeks before the shooting. Awale Mohammed's family became so concerned about him two days before the incident, they took him to a GP who prescribed medication for his psychosis. But attempts to make an appointment for a psychiatrist were met with the news that there would be a delay of several weeks. Undeterred, his family took him to the mental health unit at St George Hospital the next day. Despite suffering from paranoia and suicidal thoughts he was assessed as low-risk and released by a nurse - no doctors available to see him. Less than 24 hours later, he was dead. Those eyes, those evil eyes, he was just... ..the eyes, the angriness, the angriness on his face. The inquest continues tomorrow. Eddy Meyer, Ten News. Big bucks on offer from a Sydney security firm. No less than a $100,000 reward if you can help police catch the gunmen ambushing its armoured car guards taking ATM cash to banks. With two disarmed guards lying face-down on the floor, the pair pounce on the cash trolley they'd wheeled in. When the automatic doors closed behind them, they let themselves out with a sawn-off shotgun blast. Police arrived at the National Bank's Crows Nest branch within minutes, looking for clues among the debris. Robbery squad specialists still focusing on the bank's security video. You see them in the bank getting at the cash, breaking the glass and making good their escape. They're there for a short time. The fellow on the left firing a shot. After similar National Bank hold-ups at Newtown last October and Randwick in February, Brinks security has had enough. Its $100,000 reward tempting to those who know who's behind the terrifying armoured car hold-ups. These incidents are of great concern to our company and, indeed, to our men and women in the business and their families. That is why we are getting with Brinks to obtain more information and progress it. The degree of violence shown, the reckless way the pair blasted their way out of the Crows Nest bank has heightened police concern. They say that while the robbery happened late at night, the shopping plaza can be busy at that time and it's lucky no-one walked into the shotgun blast or was hit by flying glass. Police believe the gunmen caught on video wore layers of clothing Robbers have destroyed a $200,000 getaway car after a ram-raid in Sydney's south. Police found the burnt-out Mercedes Benz in Canterbury after a pursuit along King George's Road. The chase was called off for safety reasons. The drama began at a service station in Hurstville. Three men used a van to smash through the glass door and were trying to steal an ATM when police arrived. It's believed the luxury convertible was stolen last month during a violent carjacking in Vaucluse and used in a string of armed hold-ups. Angry farmers have rallied in the heart of Sydney. A convoy of tractors rolled into Circular Quay to cultivate support for the Fair Dinkum Food campaign. Tasmanian growers launched the protest after McDonald's started buying cheaper potatoes from overseas. They're also targeting Coles and Woolworths, pressuring the supermarket giants to change their labels so consumers can tell if processed fruit and vegetables have been imported. The convoy will head to Canberra for a final rally on Thursday. Time for a check of the weather and Tim Bailey, it's nice and balmy during the day but you have to wear your fluffy slippers during the night. Yes, a goose bump popped up yesterday morning in Richmond. Minus 4, that was a new August

record. It was chilly in the city of Sydney as well. 5.6 on Saturday night and that was our coldest night of the year so far. So there is a real chill in the air. Let's look at sky watch. Up we go. Marvellous that Monday, look at the sign rising as it tends to do every morning, have you noticed that! A little bit of scattered cloud around the place. Pollution levels for you , low in the north-west, the southwest and in the east. Wasn't it lovely to see Harry Potter back on the television. Had a bit of a health scare did our Harry. As if he had a chance, the man is indestructible. Now we have your digital delights, a great photo not taken too far from here. I'll see you again in around about ten. Next - why our former defence chief wants our troops out of Iraq. And the Russian sailors who survived three days at the bottom of the ocean.

News just through from NASA to us, the 'Discovery' space shuttle has had the re-entry delayed by 90 minutes because of low cloud cover in Florida at the landing site. She'll be held off for 90 minutes which should make touchdown a bit after 8 clock this evening Vic Lorusso, it's a pity it's not landing here because there's no traffic problems and no cloud cover. We have to clear the M4 for the shuttle tonight it's so quiet. Here shuttle tonight it's so quiet. Here we are in the CBD and a brilliant looking Sydney Harbour Bridge. No accidents or breakdowns around Sydney. The best way we like to start off our Monday drive home. Thank you Vic Lorusso in the Traffic Helicopter. Plans tonight for a major shake-up of the police promotions systems. The recommended reforms come in the wake of the Redfern and Macquarie Fields riots and place greater emphasis for promotion on street-wise experience rather than academic qualifications. It is very much tailored towards the police officer who has an understanding of what's happening out there rather than one who simply wants to sit down and study a boodk. The Police Association has welcomed the proposals which are now subject to feedback from officers on the job. The former head of Australia's defence force has broken ranks, setting a date for our troops to come home from Iraq. General Peter Cosgrove also admitting our presence in Iraq encourages terrorism. Iraqis are losing patience. SIRENS BLARE Hundreds of residents riot over poor public services. Such anger fuelling the insurgency - five more government workers and Iraqi soldiers have been murdered. The former chief of Australia's defence force says the sooner our soldiers are out, the better. When there is an adequate Iraqi security force foreign troops leave, leave Iraq. I figure that if we could get that done by the end of 2006, that would be really good. General Cosgrove also acknowledges the presence of Coalition soldiers in Iraq is provoking terrorist activity. I think we've got to train the Iraqis as quickly as we can to a point where we take one of the focal points of terrorist motivation away and that is foreign troops. My view is that the terrorists in Iraq are not only targeting foreign forces, they are in fact targeting the democratic process. The Opposition has jumped on the comments. Clearly, our Government needs to heed the warning from General Peter Cosgrove that the presence of Western troops in Iraq is itself a motivator for terrorist activity. Adding to the debate, reports out of the US suggesting the Pentagon is looking to withdraw up to 30,000 of its troops by the middle of next year. The Government is reluctant to comment on General Cosgrove's analysis, instead repeating its position - no arbitrary deadline will be set, our soldiers will stay until the job is done. Leonie Mellor, Ten News. Tension is rising in Israel over plans to remove Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli Finance Minister and former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has quit his role in protest against the planned withdrawal. I cannot be a partner to a move that I think compromises the security of Israel. But even as he spoke, containers loaded up in the Gaza settlements were ready to be moved, as some literally began taking their homes apart. Seven exhausted Russian sailors have returned to dry land after being trapped on the floor of the Pacific Ocean for three days. Despite having almost no air left in their submarine, the captain says his crew never gave up hope.

Rescued from the bottom of the ocean, seven Russian sailors back on dry land. The men had spent three days trapped on a stricken submarine. This member of the crew was asked what conditions were like down there. "Cold," he said, "very cold." But the sub's commander said they never lost hope of being saved. When his wife heard that the crew was safe she says she jumped for joy, cried tears of happiness. PHONE RINGS Then she breaks off the interview to take an urgent call. It's to tell her her husband is coming home. These hazy images show the sunken sub before it was rescued. You can see the pieces of fishing net tangled up in the propeller and cables from an underwater surveillance system which had wrapped themselves around the vessel, tying it down. The Russians couldn't move it, so it was left to a Royal Navy rescue vehicle to cut it free. For Russia's Defence Minister, tense moments as he waited for any sign of the sub. Suddenly, he saw it. The 'AS-28' had resurfaced away in the distance. The operation had been a success. Rescue ships moved in to recover the crew. Back in Moscow, naval chiefs expressed gratitude to Britain for helping to save the Russian sailors. Still to come - the space shuttle about to enter the Earth's atmosphere. We'll have the latest on its progress. Also tonight, the remarkable rise in breast cancer screening sparked by Kylie Minogue's ordeal. And to G or not to G? Why Aussie women are saying so long to the thong.

This program is captioned live. Tim Bailey I'm loving these bright sparkling days. Yes, but we are paying the penalty as far as the mercury going south during the night. As I said earlier in the bulletin, 5.6 degrees in the weekend, that was the coldest night in Sydney this year. Positively tropical compared to the minus 4 in Richmond and that was around about the coldest day ever in August. And that was night, not day. Sorry, I just had a director in my Sorry, I just had a director in my ear and I lost my train of thought as you probably see. Pictures from Mick McGee tonight are gorgeous. Another clear blue day tomorrow. A cold front pushes the temperatures south to 16 on Wednesday and Thursday. Your weekend looks like 19 or 20 degrees, maybe even 22 by Sunday. Let's have look around the map of NSW. The thoughts come together again. See you again at 5:55 with some terrific weather fete photos. Top stories we're following this newshour - the Industrial Relations Commission has granted working parents unpaid leave for up to two years, and a better deal on part-time work. But the Government may not include those new conditions in its workplace laws. A 32-year-old man has been charged with murdering Sydney luxury car salesman Bob Ljubic. He was last seen alive on March 23 when he left his Willoughby home after a phone call. His body found five days later out to sea off Kurnell. And the space shuttle 'Discovery's re-entry has been delayed due to low cloud cover. It's now due to land at Florida's Kennedy Space Centre just after 8:30 Sydney time. The family of Australian Andy Thomas watching nervously from Adelaide. US bureau chief Leisa Goddard-Roles joins us now. Leisa, what's the latest word from NASA? Jessica, NASA has just told the astronauts to form a holding pattern. That they're to wait for further instructions, that should be within the next three hours they will have the second window to attempt a re-entry. It was bad weather and they've been predicting possible showers and heavy fog all day. Now a few hours before landing, those heavy clouds have come in. There's also the prediction that there could be heavy rain later tonight so that's a concern. Nobody even knows yet whether they'll make it in for the second window. There will be a time when Mission Control loses contact with the shuttle. Tell us about that? That will happen as they're re-entering through the atmosphere. Mission Control will lose all communications for about ten minutes. All they can do is hope and pray that the 'Discovery' does emerge from the other side. When they do re-establish communications, it will be about ten minutes from that point before 'Discovery' does touch down and land Thank you. Australia's pop princess, Kylie Minogue, is being credited with the huge rise in the number of women now screening for breast cancer. Researchers estimate that an additional 10,000 women have been screened since the singer's diagnosis. It's being dubbed the Kylie effect, and researchers say it's saving lives. Since Kylie Minogue's shock breast cancer diagnosis in May, a study has revealed an unprecedented number of women have booked in for breast checks. Hello, Sydney Breast Cancer Clinic. Can I help you? The rise was most dramatic in women aged between 40 and 69, where the number of breast checks rose 100%. This has been the most successful single promotion for breast cancer screening that we have ever seen in this country. And breast clinics say they're still taking more bookings than usual. We've still got some increase over our usual numbers, even three months later. The study also found the impact of the pop princess's illness was almost immediate. Mammography bookings jumped 40% two weeks after Kylie was diagnosed. Today it was standing room only at this Sydney breast clinic, the women well aware of Kylie's cancer battle. That got me thinking maybe I should get my breasts checked out. It made me think about when my next visit was due. Women have a 1 in 14 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer. Doctors hope awareness campaigns like this will help stem the spread of the disease. Kathryn Robinson, Ten News. To finance news, and a strong start to the week on the Australian share market. Craig James is at Commonwealth Securities. 32 points up, that should put you back in record territory? It's a case of Christmas comes early for share market investors. Here at home, the reserve bank says the economy is in good shape and interest rates are on hold. Even the news overseas is good. US employment up strongly, that's good news for company that is do a lot of business overseas I'm sure I read today that job adds in

newspapers are down. But you're saying that you have good news for job seekers? The number of jobs on the Internet are at record highs. The Oliver index at record highs and it says that the jobs are to be found in the finance area at the moment. It's the controversial piece of ladies' lingerie that always draws comment. But the G-string is on the way out as girls go for the cover-up. To G or not to G, that is the question. Sometimes, they look good. And sometimes they don't. But it seems the women of Australia have made a decision and given the G-string the flick. By 2003, we would have had about 35% of our youth underwear as G-strings. Particularly when hipsters were first introduced. Now it's dropped back to about 10% of our underwear. Celebs who once flaunted them are now giving the G an F in the fashion stakes. And we're following suit. I think the main problem is that a lot of women buy them in a size too small. Which you can also get another term called the muffin top. But Kath and Kim and other devotees of the G-string need not despair. Manufacture of the underpants that resemble dental floss isn't stopping completely, there are just more options. The sort of thing that we've moved into is the new skimpy cut which gives the girl a really great, comfortable, underwear wear. But also gives her a really nice cut on the bottom and stops that gaping look at the top when she bends over. The advantages are that they're much more suitable to summer clothing. Even styles resembling the old-school cottontails are getting an outing. But if blokes have anything to do with it, we might have to start getting cheeky again. Best thing since sliced bread. Why? They're great to look at, such a turn-on. Do you mind when they're poking out the top of a pair of jeans? Not at all. Angela Bishop, Ten News. Tim Webster is back with sport, and the Bulldogs lose yet another big name to injury? Yes, a comment from the Eels has them bemused, their response shortly. And the Bulldogs lose yet another star to injury. Also - Ricky Ponting on what's wrong with our top batsmen after those tail-end heroics. And look who's back - the pin-up girl of Aussie athletics reaches the pole vault final at the world championships. Joy. Wonder. Despair. Excited. Inspired. Envy. Desire. Delighted. Give your emotions a good work-out for: Call FOXTEL Digital on 131 787, and see all the glitz and glamour of the Emmys, plus Barbara Walters's award-winning show, packed with celebrities. Call: This program is captioned live. After the closest Ashes Test in history, the Australians have just three days to prepare for Old Trafford to avenge their loss by just two runs. They started the fourth day at Edgbaston needing 107 runs with just two wickets in hand, and the Aussies almost stole an incredible victory. England almost lost the unlosable - its relief at winning by just two runs palpable as the Ashes, and some careers, would have been lost if the Aussie tail-enders had scraped home. COMMENTATOR: Kasprowicz the man to go and Harmison has done it. To be honest, towards the end there I thought they'd get over the line. But we were only ever one ball away. Ricky Ponting was a proud captain after the unlikely Australian heroics and went close, but not all the way, to saying he got it wrong at the toss. I will admit that it did surprise me, the way the wicket played and the lack of movement both in the air and off the wicket that first morning. They're very overcast conditions and I just expected it to do something. The disappointed Kasprowicz described the result as cruel. You just never know. You give yourself the best chance by being there at the end. And that's what happened but, unfortunately, like I said, it didn't follow the script. Brett Lee withstood everything England threw at him, finishing a sore but gutsy 43 not out. We tried everything - we tried to bowl him out, we tried to knock him out, and he just kept coming back at us. Walking out, I was just imagining what Steve Waugh, what Tugger would have said. He's so positive and he'd have always backed us in trying to get those 107 runs. After Warne trod on his stumps, the last pair put on 59 - three short of the 62 needed. Ponting says it's time his batsmen stepped up. No-one's made 100 yet and bowlers have dominated. So it's about time some of us batters started to make a few runs and a few big scores. Especially in our side, we need to get some big partnerships and some big totals on the board. They go at each other again at Old Trafford when the third Test starts on Thursday. Rob Waters, Ten News. The Bulldogs were dealt a double blow today - halfback Brent Sherwin was diagnosed with a broken thumb and winger Matt Utai was cited for a careless high tackle. Sherwin will be operated on tonight and is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season, while Utai faces up to three weeks' suspension for the high shot. The only Bulldogs about Belmore today were those who are injured. Brent Sherwin's the latest big-name casualty with a broken thumb. And Matt Utai could join him on the sidelines if found guilty of a grade 4 careless high tackle. I didn't notice it at the time. Dustin was flying. I thought he dropped it before he got hit. Bulldogs winner Cameron Phelps was fortunate to avoid injury. Newcastle's Clint Newton copping a grade 1 dangerous throw charge. And this is horrible. It's a tough road ahead with Parramatta. Then they take on the fourth placed Wests Tigers. Then Penrith. To finish the season, they play the Roosters. It is 2-1, 1. Instead of drilling his team, coach Steve Folkes has given the Bulldogs two days off to mentally freshen up. I don't think it's physical or skill, it's attitude. Not bad, but not the attitude that's required at the moment. St George Illawarra lock Shaun Timmins is expected to play against Brisbane this weekend despite injuring his ankle. The third-placed Dragons not buying into Parramatta coach Brian Smith's comments about the red and whites should be favoured ahead of the Eels to win the premiership. He's trying to take the pressure off his own side. That's the oldest trick in the book. Anyone can win it, even the Bulldogs aren't in the eight. If they make it to the semis, they will give a good crack. Rob Canning, Ten News. Wallabies fullback Chris Latham is in doubt for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup showdown with the All Blacks at Telstra Stadium. Latham has re-injured his troublesome hamstring and, if he is ruled out of the Test, young Queenslander Drew Mitchell will probably get the nod. As much as I personally want to get there and play, I know if I don't, I'm very confident that Drew can do the job. Problems too for the All Blacks, who arrived in town this afternoon from South Africa. Halfback Byron Kelleher ruled out with concussion, and captain Tana Umaga in doubt with an ankle injury. There's no let-up for the Sydney Swans following their hard-fought win over Essendon on Saturday night. They take on the Brisbane Lions at Telstra Stadium this Sunday. The Swans again used the healing qualities of Sydney's beaches after yet another tough game. With three rounds left in the regular season, a victory over the Lions is vital to securing a top-4 finish and a double chance. It doesn't matter who we're up against. It's just so tough. And this week against Brisbane is no different swrerbgs to come prepare today work like we did at the weekend. And basically get our hands dirty. O'Loughlin produced one of the goals of the season during a tension-packed final quarter on Saturday night. He put a spin on the ball Shane Warne would have been proud of. Our glamourous pole-vaulter, Tatiana Grigorieva, has made a successful comeback - she's made it into the final at the World Championships in Helsinki. Vaulting at her first major international meet for three years, Grigorieva cleared a modest 4.4m to qualify, and was a little teary on the track. I just reminded myself of what it is like to be in the big competition and pretty happy with the way I handled it. American Justin Gatlin added the world 100m title to his Olympic crown, crossing in 9.98 seconds. But it wasn't all good news for the US - Kameisha Bennett was far from happy with her run-in with the pack in a heat of the 800m. Robbed of a spot in the final, the American was too upset to finish the race. Australia's Troy Corser has tightened his grip on the world Superbike championship with two podium finishes in round eight of the series. Corser won the first race but fellow Aussie Karl Muggeridge didn't get past the first lap in the second. Muggeridge was lucky to walk away from the accident without being seriously injured. He only broke a small bone in his hand. Meantime, Corser looked set for another win. He just passed Noriyuki Haga on the last lap before going wide. He finished second behind Haga, Australia's Chris Vermuellen was third. And later in Sports Tonight with Ryan Phelan - a chat with Western Bulldogs coach Rodney Eade on his team's hot form. And with Sydney FC superstar Dwight Yorke. That sounds exciting. Thank you. Back to Vic Lorusso in the Traffic Helicopter and what's happening on the roads tonight? It's been extremely quiet for Monday night traffic getting home out of the CBD. We're still here in the mascot run heading towards Brighton and you can see that the traffic is quiet going down towards Brighton Le Sands but generally it's been a great run for the M4, the M5 and the M2. Thank you and Tim Bailey has all of the latest weather details next. Then the young punks who are top of the pops.

This program is captioned live. Time tore the weather details, Bailey we did a survey around the news room and we decide today give you ten out of ten for the weekend. Yes, the money weekend, beautiful blue skies, cold temperatures across Sydney as far as night time temperatures were involved. 5.6 was the coldest night out of the year and minus 4 in Richmond sometime on Saturday was a goose bump land. The digital delights are back on the telly this week. If you have one send them to our website. What about tonight's one? It was taken fairly close to here. That is just superb. Glen Woodward, brilliant work. Thank you very much for that and you're from Hornsby and that was taken at 5.30 am hence no ferries. And Circular Quay looking at its best. This is the night time view of more or less the same thing, Mick McGee capturing magic. Weather wise, we're going to have a cold front forcing temperatures into the teens late this week, Wednesday, Thursday around about 16 degrees. Good news

for the Australian alps, snow coming about 20 centimetres. No precipitation on the radar. Looks like a cloudy day on Wednesday and temperatures climbing back up from 16 on Thursday up to 21 or 22 degrees for the weekend. Into the back yard if you don't mind, I come uninvited. And I can tell you at the moment it is around about... 16 degrees in Gosford. The satellite, cloud is increasing across the south-east and freshening north-westerly winds bringing isolated showers and lightal pine snow. Cloud forming over eastern Queensland and huge onshore winds causing some showers. Tomorrow a strong cold front will approach the eastern states, that's the map for tomorrow causing an increase in winds, showers andal pine snow. The business of the brolly, predicted precipitation, showers will develop across NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and SA. Snow will fall on the Alps, shower force the Queensland coast and also south-west and western Australia. Wednesday, bitterly cold southwesterly winds generating shower and low level snow across SA, Victoria and inland NSW. So another fine and sunny one tomorrow, tops of 20 and then cloud yn Wednesday and then shivery with 16 on Thursday. Let's go interstate for you. Brisbane mostly sunny and 24. Canberra, a jack frost and 13. Rain in Melbourne and Darwin and a frost in the Alice. Tomorrow, blue skies shines all

over the place. 20 degrees, a glorious day. Thanks for having me at your place, we'll do it all again with a special guest, Sandra Sully, I can't wait, tomorrow night. Thank you Tim. Proving you're never too young to be a rock star, a group of school-age brothers looks set to have a number one single. Aged 11, 12, 14 and 16, the kids call themselves Outlaw, and entered a radio station competition to make a hit summer record. Their song 'Twisted X' beat 500 entries to win. (All sing) # Come on let's rock and roll together # Like the summer. # Crazy summer jeans # C'mon, let's rock and roll. # The boys call their style of music 'kinder-punk', and it all started when their parents gave them guitars from a young age. That's the 5:00 news. I'm Ron Wilson. And I'm Jessica Rowe.