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(generated from captions) murder charges The man who could face for killing a burglar. take to the ring Outrage as boys as young as eight for an audience. to punch, kick and wrestle cheaper prices. More competition, to stop an Aussie development. Miley Cyrus' fight who's become a star. The real-life Babe here's Mel and Matt. Now, live from Brekky Central, Good morning. is coming up later in the show. The hog that thinks she's a dog Woof. Puppy school, Lulu. You will meet Lulu later. What more can I say about Lulu? Lulu has a few problems. She thinks she's a dog. Line That's not a problem. I guess that's true until she encounters another dog. to sack workers by SMS. Also today, bosses given the right I just got what you meant there. And, the morning after. over the PM and that sex scene. Red faces your thoughts on it. And we'd like to hear on our Facebook page. Email, tweet us, or post a comment If you messaged the other day, was not them. If you messaged the other day, it They thought it was disgraceful of Julia to do that. It's not Julia. the news of this Thursday with Nat. But we're going to begin with Two American hikers freed in an Iranian prison after spending two years have left the country. and Josh Fattal boarded a plane Officials say Shane Bauer shortly after their release. are on their way to Oman It's believed the pair with their families. where they will be reunited and charged with spying in 2008 The pair were initially arrested near the Iran border. while hiking in Iraq told to cut his travel expenses Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has been reportedly came to $77,000. after the estimated cost of one trip under freedom of information laws, In an email exchange obtained Mr Rudd's chief of staff the Prime Minister's office told accommodation costs to a minimum. to rein in spending and keep a planned trip in May It was in response to was set to visit in which the Foreign Minister and Thailand. China, Sweden, Finland, Norway in Stockholm One night's accommodation more than $1,700. was estimated to cost to defend themselves The rights of a homeowner whether a man will be charged will be crucial in deciding of an intruder earlier this week. over the fatal stabbing with a stun-gun The burglar was armed when he broke into a home of Yagoona on Tuesday. in the western Sydney suburb surprised the intruder, The 54-year-old homeowner stabbing him in the arm and chest. found several suburbs away. The injured man fled and was later He died in hospital. to protect themselves Any person can take action is reasonable in the circumstances. as long as the force used interview the traumatised homeowner. Police are waiting to formally has told Palestine US President Barack Obama to full statehood there are no shortcuts of peace talks with Israel. and has urged the resumption to the UN General Assembly, In an address President Obama told world leaders to the Middle East a lasting solution through the global body. would not come Peace is hard work, through statements and resolutions peace will not come at the United Nations. to make a bid for full statehood Palestinian leaders are expected at the UN on Friday. in New Zealand Zara Phillips has arrived two weeks ahead of schedule English rugby captain Mike Tindall. to reunite with her husband, a surprise appearance overnight Ms Phillips made in Auckland. at a charity fashion parade the release of security vision Her early arrival follows when Phillips, He could face some tough questions the Queen's granddaughter, at the English rugby camp joins her husband in Dunedin tomorrow. In finance news: top beers, The maker of some of the nation's and Cascade, like VB, Carlton Draught by Christmas will be in foreign hands a $12 billion takeover. after accepting Morning. Craig James is at CommSec. What will for local drinkers? They may be choking on their beer but they probably won't notice any difference. If you ask drinkers if they notice XXXX were taken over by a Japanese company took over, they didn't notice any difference. It will enable the owners to tap into the Asian region. It may enable Foster's to expand its operations rather than contract. So it may be positive. It's positive for shareholders. Initially the offer was the $ was the $4.90. Now it's $ was the $4.

was the $4.90. Now it's $5. share. was the $4.90. Now it's $5.50 a

Are there any Big Australia I beer makers left? Only craft brewers, the small brewers now. If they become successful, they will be in the sights of some of the foreign predators as well. Craig James, for telling all from CommSec this morning. It's time for Is that an All Blacks silver fern sport.

over your shoulder? I think you have been hacked. We do have a Kiwi in the office. Remove him. I will remove him today. In the nicest possible way, he's to go, simple as that. In the nicest possible way, he's got The Broncos will have their final training run at the Sydney Football Stadium today before they take on Manly in their preliminary final tomorrow night. The Sea Eagles admit they're cautious of Brisbane even without Darren Lockyer, with Matt Gillett expected to start at five-eighth. He will do a very good job because he's come through as a rookie of the year last year and he's a great quality. While rivals Justin Hodges and Steve Matai have been told to keep their cool tomorrow night. Hawthorn will decide later today whether to include star forward Lance Franklin for tomorrow night's AFL preliminary final against Collingwood. The big man was struck down with a stomach bug this week and had to be quarantined from team-mates. Our cricketers have arrived home in Australia after their Test win against Sri Lanka. Tim Nielsen was nowhere to be seen after standing down as head coach and while Michael Clarke paid tribute to Nielsen's achievements with the team, he kept tight lipped on who the successor should be. Who do you think should coach Australia? Ah, whoever the best person for the job is. It's believed he wants Steve Rixon to coach. Plenty of good nominations on the soapbox yesterday. Don't start. Beeny was thrown up yesterday. Merv Hughes. Imagine the whole team with a big Mervmo. Didn't get Warnie into the job yesterday? Haven't heard Warnie yet. Grant will be back in the next half hour, he is still climbing. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, be prepared and live Claratyne clear. Fine for Cairns. Blue skies for Mackay. Dine and warm in Mt Isa. Fine in Bundaberg. Some early fog clearing for a fine day in Toowoomba. Fine for Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Sunny in Bourke. Fine in Tamworth. A bit of early frost ahead of a fine day in Orange. Fine in Newcastle. Fine in Sydney. 22, the top today, in Canberra. Fog clearing in Albury. Becoming windy, but staying sunny in Ballarat. A shower or two developing in Warrnambool. A little windy in Melbourne. Fine in Geelong. Rain developing in Strahan. Some late rain for Hobart. 24 today, ahead of a change in Mt Gambier. Windy but sunny in Adelaide. There'll be a late morning change in Ceduna. Fine but windy in Coober Pedy. And afternoon shower inland for Darwin. And over to Western Australia - A few showers for Albany. A light shower or two in Perth. Sunny in Kalgoorlie. Fine in Broome. A fine day in Carnarvon. Ahead, Kevin Rudd told to rein in his travel expenses. And, here comes the bride. Zara Phillips arrives in New Zealand for a showdown with her new husband just days after his bar-room groping scandal. The third-in-line to the throne is expected to be deployed late next year as an Apache helicopter pilot. Harry's return to Afghanistan. But the final decision will be up to British Prime Minister, David Cameron. he was involved in directing air strikes on enemy targets. That's a tough one for the PM. You know that Harry's desperate to go. Wasn't he shown up last time he was there. His identity was revealed by a magazine. How do you keep it a Another royal, Zara Philips, has arrived in New Zealand for what's being billed as a showdown with her husband. The Queen's granddaughter has been married to England rugby star, Mike Tindall, for just seven weeks. Her arrival comes after Tindall was pictured with another woman following his team's opening World Cup match. Reporter Rags Martel has more. Smiling and seemingly without a care in the world. Zara Phillips filmed in New Zealand and it's headline news. Zara Phillips is in the country amid scandal surrounding her husband, Mike Tindall, and a woman in a Queenstown bar. The Queen's granddaughter attended a charity event in Auckland. She is on her way to be reunited with her husband. Mike Tindall has made headlines of his own. On a night out that included a midget-throwing competition Tindall was caught on CCTV in a night club, he's seen embracing a woman. At one point she kisses his head. Palace sources confirm the woman in question is an 'old friend' of Tindall and his royal bride. The couple only married in July. The Rugby World Cup has forced them to be apart for three weeks. Mike Tindall was training with the England team today and has yet to comment on his late night antics. COMMENTATOR: Northampton to Northampton - splash down. Tindall was left out of the team last weekend but will be back to face Romania on Saturday. Zara is travelling to Dunedin for that game, her husband putting on a brave face before meeting up with his wife. Rags Martel reporting. It says something about the size of that scandal to be. The World Cup New Zealand is as big as it gets. If you can get the focus away from the that scandal to be. The World Cup in

footy over there, you are doing well. It's all a It's all a ploy. They hired that woman. The kissing on the head thing? They are saying she's an old friend. I don't know. I don't kiss that many people on the head, do you? Is that a normal thing. Is that a question to me? Maybe it was a bit of a - maybe it's a running joke or a bet. I don't know anything. Wouldn't it be if he went for a smooch on the lips. know anything. Wouldn't it be worse Apart from the head kissing thing we always do when we catch up? Plant one right here, sister. Lovely to see you. Coming up, the 8-year-old boys cage fighting in clubs. Plus, teenage mums forced back to school to get their welfare payments. And is this the cutest animal story ever? The squirrels rescued from a storm are next. (RAP MUSIC PLAYS) (RAPS) # When you wanna do poos and wees # Pull-Ups get you from 'L' to your 'P's # There's a wetness liner that is wow # Lets you feel wet till you learn how # All because you're a big kid now # Stop. Potty time. # Here are some questions for Canberra... From families. From workers. From retailers. From pensioners. And from small businesses everywhere. If Australia produces less than 1.5% of global carbon emissions... Why are we paying the world's biggest carbon tax? Why should our electricity bills nearly double... In our schools? In our hospitals? In our homes? In small businesses? And on our farms? Why are we paying the world's biggest carbon tax... If it makes no difference to climate change? Save up to 50% off absolutely everything in store and online. Sale on now. Making news today is the Sydney man who's waiting to find out if he'll be charged with killing a burglar. Donald Brooke stabbed an intruder who threatened him with a stun-gun inside his home. Detectives have questioned Mr Brooke after the intruder died in hospital. They're now trying to determine

whether the 54-year-old acted in self-defence. So, should police charge Mr Brooke or was he acting within his rights to defend his home. Email or tweet us or find us on Facebook and tell us what you think. Obviously we don't know yet all of the details but on the face of it, your views certainly at this point? Police are saying reasonable force, you are allowed to use. So you are allowed to use. So they are trying to work out whether he used reasonable force. I don't know. How much do you think when you are threatened with a stun gun in your own home. Wouldn't you grab whatever you can and if it's a knife... Do you aim for his leg? You are not a professional. I feel for this guy. That is a rotten position to be in. When you stop, what was the situation and you bring it to a conclusion. stop, what was the situation and how Does a stun gun look like a normal gun? No. I wouldn't know what a stun gun looked like. We often see the police walk around and have them tucked in their vest. Most of them are yellow. They are a plastic gun. I don't get too close. The thing is, it's our basic right to protect our homes and protect ourselves in our homes. That's our basic right and that should always be our basic right. I feel for this gentleman, he is 54 years old and his world has been turned upside down through a situation that is no fault of his own. We look forward to hearing from about it. We look forward to hearing from you Also making news, to sack workers by SMS. the bosses given the green light it was OK for a panel beater The Workplace Tribunal has ruled by text message. to fire a spray painter the paint right The employee didn't mix than $70,000 to fix it. and it cost the firm more was strongly critical Now in May, Fair Work Australia by SMS. of the dismissing of a retail worker the process. But this ruling has approved So how do you feel about it? He was also on leave, I think, about to to go on holidays. So I think the He was also on leave, I think, about

employer argued that it was a logistical thing. The judge said it's not the best thing but in the circumstances it was different. You would hope they would contact them by phone first. Surely you can sit someone down and find them and ring them. To SMS, that is harsh. What if it's predicative text gone wrong. Say I'm your boss and I say " your boss and I say "You are freed" and it comes up " and it comes up "Fired" and it comes up "Fired". Gee, that's legal now. Don't use predicative text. 'At Home With Julia' The political satire controversial episode yet. has finally aired its most Last night, the ABC TV show depicted under the Australian flag. the Prime Minister having sex I can't believe we're doing this. John and Janet must have got it away a few in here. Eww. What people will say... How will anything have changed? Oh, oh, this is nice, isn't it? Mmm. No-one to bother us, not even B Bill. Julia, are you alright, it's Bill I'm fine, just having an urgent Shorten.

debriefing. Everyone is feeling most satisfied with the outcome. (LAUGHS) Is that cringe worthy or just me. Between cringy and laugh. You laugh and then you think don't Is it funny? Is it disrespectful? We show me any more.

talked about it the other day before we had seen the scene. A lot of people were saying, the thing that offended them the most was the on the floor, of all the things in offended them the most was the flag the entire scene, it was the flag on the floor. That is fair enough. We didn't watch t we are seeing snippets. Is it funny, the whole episode? That snippet was 50 seconds... The bloke with the beanie on. That goss meet. Western Bulldogs beanie. To different people it will be two things, funny and disrespectful. There are plenty of people upset about the flag, for good reason. I reckon, if you can't laugh at yourself and laugh at your PM, we have lost the plot. yourself and laugh at your PM, then I reckon she would be laughing. Do you reckon? Do you think Tim will be laughing. It's a TV show, if you don't like it, don't watch it. Except are the bits we show you. That's the last bit. News is next. Then, up close with nature's giants. with whales, soon on Sunrise. A kayaker's surprise encounter You can enter Ticket To Adventure Competition the 'Spirit of Tasmania' before September 30 by booking your trip and travelling by December 16.

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an Aussie environmental campaign. throwing her star power behind News time now though, here's Nat. Treasurer Wayne Swan today leaves of finance ministers in Washington, for a crucial meeting to avoid another recession. warning the world must act international growth forecasts The IMF has slashed his colleagues act now and Mr Swan says it's important to avoid any pain down the track. need to get their act together The Europeans in particular because what's happening in Europe, in the United States, what's happening Australian budget to surplus. Mr Swan is adamant he'll return the are hunting a gang of firebugs New South Wales Police that threatened homes believed to have started a fire west of Sydney. in the Blue mountains, Locals have reported cocktails out of a car window. seeing people throwing Molotov may have lit Police fear the group of arsonists that were burning over recent days. at least six of the seven fires have been deliberately lit We believe some of the fires using some incendiary devices. Crews are hoping will allow them better weather conditions this week to continue hazard-reduction burns. in a serious condition A man has been flown to hospital overnight. after a crash in Sydney's west had to be freed by rescue crews A 55-year-old man a ute in Horsley Park around 10:00. after his Commodore collided with and treated at the scene He was freed to Westmead Hospital. before being air lifted has used a speech at the UN American President Barack Obama to resolve their conflict to urge Palestine and Israel by returning to peace talks. by Palestinian leaders It comes ahead of an expected push of the United Nations. for full membership and with much at stake, On the world stage President Obama urged world leaders lasting peace in the Middle East. to continue the push for must always be The measure of our actions of Israeli and Palestinian children whether they advance the right and dignity and opportunity. to live lives of peace and security the showdown at the UN His address centred around Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas where this week is planning to submit an application into the UN. seeking full statehood membership President Obama laid out reasons Israel and Palestinian leaders why peace between through negotiations. can only be achieved there is no shortcut I am convinced that to the end of a conflict that has endured for decades. Peace is hard work. The latest tensions follow a year of change throughout the region including uprisings in Egypt, Syria and Libya. A decade of fighting the war against terror and the capture and death of Osama bin Laden. Al-Qaeda is under more pressure than ever before. Its leadership has been degraded and Osama bin Laden, the man who murdered thousands of people from dozens of countries, will never endanger the peace of the world again. Behind the scenes, the president is expected to press Abbas to give up plans to apply for full statehood. The two will meet privately this afternoon, talks that follow the president's 1-on-1 with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this morning. The president walking a fine line at a time when support for both his foreign and domestic policies is facing it's toughest challenge yet. At least 13 people have been killed by a powerful typhoon which has lashed parts of Japan's east cost. Winds of more than 150km/h lashed Tokyo, cutting power to 500,000 homes. Torrential rain brought widespread flash flooding, triggering landslides in some regions. Authorities say heavy rain has fallen over the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, leading to fears of another nuclear leak. And four baby squirrels have found a new home The orphans were blown from their treetop nest when gale-force winds hit England's north-east last week. A passer-by saved the little siblings from certain death, delivering them to a vet clinic. They are now being cared for around the clock by keepers at a nearby wildlife sanctuary. In finance news: You'll feel better on Swisse. The mind games between Manly and the Broncos continue on the eve of their NRL preliminary final at the Sydney Football Stadium. With Darren Lockyer ruled out Matt Gillett has been named at five-eighth but Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler isn't buying that, saying Alex Glenn or Corey Norman could easily fill the number six. In the other final, the Warriors go up against the Storm. Stand-in Wallabies skipper Will Genia is urging fans to keep the faith following last week's World Cup loss to Ireland. The experienced half-back is confident they've rectified their problems and have what it takes to advance in the tournament. We've worked on it this week and worked to, I guess, simplify things in the decision-making so, look to put pressure on them by maybe not playing so much, playing ,a little bit more I guess, field position. The Wallabies play the USA tomorrow. The Olyroos didn't get the result they were after overnight, just escaping with a 0-0 draw against the United Arab Emirates in Adelaide. The result makes their journey to the 2012 Olympics much harder. I think we were quite nervous for most of the game and really didn't get into the swing of things and find our rhythm for the whole night. They face a 6-game qualififying series in November. Telstra's putting the callout to AFL fans to get behind your team and send a Telstra HeroMessage during the finals. It's a great way to inspire your side as they strive for football's Holy Grail. The two best HeroMessages will win It includes prime seats at the big game for you and a friend, tickets to the Grand Final Eve Dinner you get flights and, if you don't live in Melbourne, and three nights accomodation plus $1,000 spending money. to post your HeroMessage. Log on to telstra.com/afl What a great thing. It's not easy doing weather on Sunrise. It has its challenges and being all over the country in the morning is hard work. Grant was late to work again this morning. Yesterday it was his cameraman's fault because Leigh was late. Who was late today, GD? Leigh again, he's shocking. Lucky we have the three strikes and you are out, Leigh, otherwise it could be baked beans the rest of your life. It wasn't Leigh today, as much as I would like to joke it was. Apparently we couldn't get a signal up here this morning, which is quite unusual. Too much interference. Maybe you should hold the antenna up. The only person higher than us is the 'Man in the Mirror'ing International Space Station, the 'Man in the Mirror'ing the Vladimir. Maybe it might have been the raidians of my beautiful blue oncy I'm sporting at the moment. Do you like what you see? It's pretty smoking hot. I like to, Beretts, get dressed up. Guess what smoking hot. I like to, like folks, Sydney tower turns 30 today. Happy birthday. It is nothing but fairy bread and pass the parcel as we celebrate the Sydney skyline tower. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, Claratyne clear. be prepared and live fine weather A high-pressure system will bring across eastern parts of the country. a couple of showers to southern WA. Cool southerly winds will bring Warming up tomorrow and Saturday. Fine in Brisbane. early next week. Some isolated showers for more sunshine today. Sydney's in Same again tomorrow developing over the weekend. ahead of showers and a cool change for a fine top in Canberra. Some early frost clearing Sunny skies returning tomorrow. moving through over the weekend. Showers and a cool change but windy in Melbourne. Fine and sunny a shower or two early tomorrow. An overnight change will bring are possible on Saturday Morning showers for a fine Sunday and Monday. but they should clear in Hobart. Some late rain developing with a morning shower on Saturday. A few showers tomorrow and Monday. They'll clear for mostly fine Sunday Cooling down tomorrow. before warming up again next week. Mostly fine on Saturday A light shower or two in Perth. and Saturday. The sunshine will return tomorrow More showers returning on Sunday and Monday. A few inland showers in Darwin. Temperatures staying in the mid 30s for much of the outlook. More of the details from Sydney tower and Sydney Tower Eye, the same owners as the London Eye have jumped on board. We will learn a lot. See you then. The Dulux Jelly Beans & Me promotion is now on. When you buy eight litres or more of Dulux Wash and Wear or Weathershield paint, you'll receive a Dulux toy dog and jelly beans free. Plus, you could win 1 of 5 Dulux home makeover prizes, including paints, colour consultancy and $2,000 cash. All you have to do is tell us in 25 words or less what your kids have tried to convince you to do. Go to yahoo7.com.au/sunrise to enter and make sure you keep watching each day to see if you've won. And congratulations to yesterday's winner: She's been asked to no longer serve vegetables with dinner in order to help keep the grocery budget in check. Isn't that good. Ready? Now another one. He's narky because he got the toy dog this morning. Don't waste them. That was full, four days ago. Look at that. That's why the jelly beans are on this side. I do love jelly beans Really? After the break - young, rich and hot. The wealthiest Aussies under 40. And, a warning for weekend warriors. The man charged with drink driving a lawn mower, next. Hi, I'm Eric. If you're like me, over the years you've started putting it on... ..and on. But the last thing I want is to end up with diabetes, cancer or heart disease. I've got too much to live for. (BURPS) So I've become a swapper. As a swapper, I don't have to lose all the things I love. I just swap more for less or swap inside for outside. There's heaps of ways. VOICEOVER: To help lose centimetres without losing out, you don't have to stop it. Just swap it. So start swapping today. For more tips, visit: Or call this number: Sunshine and 25 degrees on the way today. Right now it's 17. A Queensland man has been left embarrassed after being caught drink-driving on a lawn mower. The 45-year-old disabled man was caught mowing the nature strip. He blew just over .05 and was charged with low-range drink driving. Sunrise correspondent Michelle Tapper has more. Good morning. Michelle, was this a stunt after a few drinks or was he genuinely trying to mow the lawn? Good morning, Matt. If you ask 45-year-old Murray, he says he was trying to do a good deed. He was mowing the nature strip in front of his home. There was a school across the road. He wants things looking nice and tidy. He didn't want to mow Monday through Friday because of all the kids were around. He waited until the weekend, he had a couple of beers and sprayed a bit of grass on a police officer. The police officer was not impressed. Initially they threatened to charge him with assault but later charged him with DUI and then wanted to take him to the police station without his wheelchair and he was humiliated. How did he explain himself in court? He said he was only disabled for 14 months and still getting life to months and still getting life to use months and still getting life to use in a wheelchair. He had only just blown over the limit, only 0. blown over the limit, only 0.059. He loves to mow. He bought this $ loves to mow. He bought this $7,000 mower because it was hand operated and this was only only the second time he had been out on it. The Magistrate was less than impressed this case came before him. He didn't charge him or record a conviction or penalty. There have been a few strange DUI cases in Queensland recently. What's going on? There has been a few bizarre cases, I must admit. Last month, a man was brought before the courts for driving under the influence on a I must admit. Last month, a Noosa

motorised esky. Even though the Magistrate made a few Magistrate made a few jokes, ask him if the esky was loaded, once he learnt he learnt he blew three times over the limit and learnt it went at 20km/h, he suspended him for nine months. A teenager was charged over a motorised skateboard. He lost his licence for three months. To make matters worse, he had fallen off his skateboard, fractured his scull, spent 10 days in hospital and couldn't work after that. Here as Mel. Self-made mining magnate Nathan Tinkler is Australia's richest person under 40. The 35-year-old is worth a staggering $1.13 billion. He topped the 'BRW' Young Rich List for the second year in a row. London hedge-fund manager Greg Coffey was second at $743 million. Then 40-year-old mining and commodities trader Steven Kalmin. He's followed by software designers, 31-year-olds Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar with a combined fortune of $360 million. Prue Eales from EA Hire Equipment was the richest woman on the list, at number 40. They are numbers we can't even comprehend. Sports stars including basketball player Andrew Bogut and motocross icon Chad Reed also made the list of 100. Kate Mills is the editor of 'BRW'. She joins us in the studio. Tell us about Nathan Tinkler? He made his money on the back of mining. He is a Kel Cole minimumer handmade great plays. The thing about Nathan Tinkler, he is a huge risk taker. There are several times in his career, from the beginning to now, he will put everything on the line in order to make a play and each time he's pulled it off. Last year he was worth $ year he was worth $600 million this year, over a billion. He has year he was worth $600 million and doubled his wealth in a year where people have found it tough. He a big play and pulled it off yet people have found it tough. He made again. Greg Coffey, tell us about him? He is a hedge fund manager in the UK. He is known for having had an amazing run, particularly during 2006 and 2007 where he was to his clients 50% returns in those 2006 and 2007 where he was returning years. This year he hasn't done so well. It's a tough market out there. But still, over those years, during the bull market, he has made a lot of money, not only for himself but also clients. Technology, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar. They Run an internet company. Last year a US venture firm came over and bought 16% of them. That is what has given them that valuation. What is interestinging, Axle was one of first investors in Facebook. interestinging, Axle was one of the Something I think we should be proud of of a US capital venture firm looked at this company. Only eight women made the cut. Who was the highest ranked female? Prue and Laurence Eels have around $ Prue and Laurence Eels have around $50 million. They have a heavy equipment moving business, great for mining, if you like. Every year, people ask me how many women are on the list T always around the same, the issue about female entrepreneurs and how many of them can get funding, get up above ground, get successful companies and get backing. And there were some notable sports people like Andrew Bogut and Chad Reed. Andrew Bogut is the youngest person, he is 26. Did an amazing deal with his club and a Nike sponsorship. Pretty young. Chad Reed, the same, motor cross, incredibly popular. Good sponsorship deals, Australian guys doing well. You have to be a great sportsman, into mining or a technology whizz. That narrows it for us. Do you tick any of those boxes, Matt? Miss all three. Then, save, save, save. The new player taking on Coles and Woolies. And they're fighting hard for your supermarket dollars. And, get hairy. The before and after photos that John Travolta probably didn't want you to see. Nelson Aspen joins us. God morning to you. And there's something very strange going on with John Travolta? I feel bad for John. He's the nicest guy and we have talked and seen how he has had hair enhancements over the years. Sometimes he wears them, sometimes he doesn't. He was spotted out yesterday very au naturale, no acute ri Mont. Then the next day with dark and lovely hair T got me to think about when I was on the Emmys red carpet, I was you caning to Ian Zommer holder, who was my choice for best dressed. An ex hairstylies friend of mine said " hairstylies friend of mine said "I can spot lace fronts, extensions, partial coverings and due pays from a mile away. Whatever Ian has is good but it's not real" good but it's not real". I thought my gosh, this is the new trend for men, these different parts of things. I was thinking about William Shatner, has long enhanced his hair. Brendan phrasier. Brendan phrasier. Some are better than others. Brendan phrasier. Chris Shatner, has long enhanced his hair.

Cornell from 'Sound Garden', Alice Cooper and even bill Yea ray Cyrus? Billy Ray? Hair pieces, extensions. I think the natural look natural look , I've got to go with Kochie. As I lose a little bit more Hair pieces, extensions. I think the

every day, I'm with that. Moving on, and Britney Spears is fending off new claims of child abuse by her former bodyguard? It gets uglier all the time. You might remember her former bodyguard was suing her for sexual harassment. She was reportedly, according to him, making sexual advances at him. He rejected and so he was out of work. Now a new round of court papers he has filed claiming that she gave her children seafood, even though they had food allergies against it, refussed him from calling for medical attention when the seafood made them sick, saying she pitted one child against the other, she preferred one son more than the other and would pit them against the other. Ugly claims. She has had no claims. She continues to clean up her act, take the high road, living well is the best revenge. As my nanna used to say " As my nanna used to say "Actions speak louder than words" speak louder than words". Thank you, Nelson, we will talk to you later. We are talking about the political satire 'At Home with Julia', aired its controversial episode last night. It was on the ABC and depicted the PM having sex under the Australian flag. We have a mixed reaction this Marcos says " Marcos says "All this fuss about an ABC show that is taking the Mickey mixed reaction this morning?

out of the Prime Minister. Since when has the Australian sense of humour has been so watered down we can't take a joke. If the offence is the nraog being on the floor, it looks like an Australian flag print, just like a printed towel at the beach." Lots of different views coming in, though. The flag was the one making people so upset. There are families of soldiers who are not impressed, definitely, on the soapbox. It depends on your experience. Keep your thoughts coming. The top stories now on Sunrise - The man who could face murder charges for killing a burglar. Outrage as boys as young as eight take to the ring to punch, kick and wrestle for an audience. More competition, cheaper prices. Miley Cyrus' fight to stop an Aussie development. The real-life Babe who's become a star. Now, live from Brekky Central, here's Mel and Matt. If you've just tuned in, the hog that thinks she's a dog is coming up later in the show. But let's get this hour under way with the news of this Thursday Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd is in trouble for spending too much money on his overseas visits. Reports today say Julia Gillard has told him to rein in his travel expenses. Seven political correspondent Alex Hart is at Parliament House in Canberra. Alex, why has Kevin Rudd been told to cut his spending? Nat, this came from an email sent from Julia Gillard's chief of staff to Kevin Rudd's chief of staff during Budget week in May. Mr Green was told " was told "In relation to accommodation costs, you should ensure costs are kept to an acceptable minimum" acceptable minimum". It was in response to a request for approval for an official visit from Mr Rudd to a number countries, including China, Finland, Norway and Thailand which had an estimated total cost of more than $ more than $77,000 and that included a room in a hotel in Stockholm Sweden which alone would have cost more than $ more than $1, more than $1,700 per might. This report follows revelations last the total cost of travel for Kevin Rudd over the last nine months report follows revelations last week

topped $ topped $1 million. Ministers are routinely warned to keep cost toss a minimum and the Prime Minister's office said the language used is standard although it Bass the only warning contained in seven warnings obtained by News Limited. We are also hearing that Aussie brand Foster's has been sold to a foreign company? It's an icon and something they are urging their shareholders to go ahead with and take this offer. on the sure of the dollar figure, we ahead with and take this offer. Time will learn more about that throughout the day. Thanks, Alex Hart in Canberra. Two American hikers have been reunited with their families in Oman after their release from jail in Iran early this morning. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal spent more than two years in Iran, accused of being spies. Freedom for Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal came after more than two years in an Iranian prison. In August the two Americans were convicted of espionage and illegal entry and were sentenced to eight years behind bars. The US had been critical of their imprisonment since they, along with Sarah Shourd, were seized on 31 July, 2009 near the border with northern Iraq where they'd been hiking. Shourd was freed last year for medical reasons and US officials pressed for the release of the others. The families of the prisoners claim their loved ones were being held as diplomatic pawns. In the days preceding their release Iran's president hinted it may be imminent in an interview on NBC's 'Today' show. TRANSLATOR: I think these two persons will be freed in a couple of days. But the country's judiciary then issued a statement that seemed to contradict that. Analysts believe the drama that played out was meant to prop up President Ahmadinejad politically. He wants to try to garner some good will. Particularly now, given that he's been so emasculated in the domestic Iranian political context. He wants to try to show the world that he's not a lame duck, that he's still capable of delivering. US President Barack Obama has told Palestine there are no shortcuts to full statehood and has urged the resumption of peace talks with Israel. In an address to the UN General Assembly, President Obama told world leaders a lasting solution to the Middle East would not come through the global body. Peace is hard work, peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the United Nations. at the UN on Friday. Zara Phillips has arrived in New Zealand two weeks ahead of schedule to reunite with her husband, English rugby captain Mike Tindall. Ms Phillips made a surprise appearance overnight at a charity fashion parade in Auckland. Her early arrival follows the release of security vision showing Tindall hugging a young woman in a bar. He could face some tough questions when Phillips, the Queen's granddaughter, joins her husband at the English rugby camp in Dunedin tomorrow. After 31 years legendary American rockers REM have announced they are splitting up. The hugely successful band announced the shock decision in a statement to fans. They acknowledged the decision had not been easy but said it felt right. REM achieved fame in the '90s with a string of hit albums including the chart topping 'Losing My Religion'. It's members have not revealed their future plans. In finance news: Time for sport. Here's Beretts. Thanks, Nat. Good morning. The Broncos will go into tomorrow night's preliminary NRL final as rank underdogs after inspirational skipper Darren Lockyer ruled himself out. only winning 16 of 48 games. But Locky believes his team can do it without him and keep his fairytale alive. They do it for themselves, they do it for each other that's what we've done all year, it's never been about me, you know, Matt Gillett is set to take Lockyer's place at five-eighth. Michael Clarke says he wants to have some input into who'll be appointed as the head coach of the Australian cricket team after Tim Nielsen sudden departure. The squad arrived back in Sydney last night after their 1-0 Test win over Sri Lanka. I think the priority, as the review has made very clear, is they're gonna try and get the best person for the job. Steve Rixon is firming as a favourite. Sibling rivalry will take on a whole new meaning at the MCG this Saturday as dual premiership Geelong star Joel Selwood faces off with his two brothers, both Eagles players. It's set the stage for an historic AFL showdown with three brothers playing in opposing teams for the first time during the finals. Joel says while his parents are exceptionally proud of all their achievements, even though they're on the opposing side. They'll be on the younger brothers' side this week. And 2-time All Australian Joel Corey must pass a fitness test today if he's to have any chance of playing. That is quite a conundrum for the Selwood parents. For mum and dad. Cheer them all. They will be the only ones happy either way. Good point, spoken like a mum. Let's go to Grant. Australia's most fun-sized weather man on Sydney's tallest structure, looking over 80ks of clear sky, a 360 vista on a very special 360 vista on a very special day today because it is the Sydney tower 30th birthday. We are wearing birthday suits. So we are celebrating some big refurbs we will talk about after the latest look at our national forecast. celebrating some big refurbs which

Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, be prepared and live Claratyne clear. Fine for Cairns. Blue skies for Mackay. Fine and warm in Mt Isa. Fine in Bundaberg. Some early fog clearing for a fine day in Toowoomba. Fine for Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Sunny in Bourke. Fine in Tamworth. A bit of early frost ahead of a fine day in Orange. Fine in Newcastle. Fine in Sydney. 22, the top today, in Canberra. Fog clearing in Albury. Becoming windy, but staying sunny in Ballarat. A shower or two developing in Warrnambool. A little windy in Melbourne. Fine in Geelong. Rain developing in Strahan. Some late rain for Hobart. 24 today, ahead of a change in Mt Gambier. Windy but sunny in Adelaide. There'll be a late morning change in Ceduna. Fine but windy in Coober Pedy. And afternoon shower inland for Darwin. And over to Western Australia - A few showers for Albany. A light shower or two in Perth. Sunny in Kalgoorlie. Fine in Broome. A fine day in Carnarvon. It's been known as Centrepoint, AMP and two months ago, the Westfield sign went off with a massive chopper lowering it into its location. is a brand new age for this world famous attraction, $ lowering it into its location. This

famous attraction, $3. famous attraction, $3.5 million spent on refurbishing the area. It's being called the Sydney Tower Eye, the company taking over it, which is related to the London Eye. They have 27 or so attractions around the world. Now Sydney Tower joins their huge arsenal of attractions. If you haven't been here before or been a while since you have come up, it's time to revisit. It's an amazing experience. See new half an hour. Police are still considering charging a homeowner Donald Brooke claims the burglar was armed with a stun gun, when he confronted him in his home in Sydney's south-west. Detectives are trying to establish whether Mr Brooke acted in self-defence. Any person can take action to protect themselves as long as the force used is reasonable in the circumstances. The alleged intruder died while undergoing surgery. Sunrise Sydney correspondent Edwina Bartholomew is at police headquarters. Edwina, have police spoken to the homeowner yet? Matt, Donald Brooke has been questioned but still not formally interviewed by police. He has been too traumatised by what happened in his home at Yagoona on Monday afternoon. He was inside his back shed at around 3: shed at around 3:15 when he heard noises. He found a 30-year-old man wielding a stun gun. The two got into a fight. That's when Mr Brooke allegedly stabbed him in the chest and the arm. The man fled to a It wag car and he was dumped in a street in Fairfield, picked up by an ambulance, taken to Fairfield hospital and he died later that night around 9: night around 9:30. Police are yet to uncover the stun gun but they believe the intruder did have it. They say it was a random attack. Right now the investigation is centering around whether the act was in self defence? That is the big question. That is why they are yet to lay charges. Under New South Wales law you have the right to defend yourself T as has to be proportionate to the risk you feel to yourself, your family and property. Mr Brooke felt threatened. Most 'Home and Away' owners would Sim patise. A post mortem is being carried out, that should more light on the injuries. He was a career criminals, has investigated by police before. Two men have been questioned by Auburn He was a career criminals, has been

police. They have Ben released pending further investigations. Thanks for the update. There's outrage in Britain over boys as young as eight taking part in cage fighting. Disturbing vision has emerged of the youngsters taking part in a fight night. The boys aren't wearing any protective head gear as they're cheered on by the adult crowd. In between each round, scantily-clad women parade around the cage. And the sport is attracting young followers here. 12-year-old Blair Martin wants to become a professional fighter. Joining us now is Sunrise UK correspondent, Martin Frizell. Good morning. How strong is the condemnation of the cage fighting? Mel, it's as much about the event what happened inside the ring itself. As you saw from the pictures Mel, it's as much about the event as

there, the ring is surrounded, is a social club in the north of there, the ring is surrounded, this England, by maybe several hundred, mainly men, lots of them begging for the children to fight each other. There are ring girls going around there as well. It's not the kind of situation where most people would want their children to be. The British medical association in particular are very disturbed about these children not wearing head gear, not wearing padding and as young as eight, they say some of the wrestling, grappling holds could damage some of the bones that still to develop yet inside their damage some of the bones that are little bodies. The local vicar has got involved in the argument. He says it's not the place for children and he says he is disappointed that children are being used as some sort of spectator sport where you see them bashing the living day lights out of each other. Those staging the events are just as vocal in their defence, aren't they? The event was actually called, bearing in mind there is eight years involved, one night, one night at retribution. The children have been practising this from as young as five. It's a sport called MMA, mixed martial arts. They say the children enjoy it. The father of one of the children involved say it has helped his son. He son was a naughty boy before he took up this sport, it has calmed him down. He would rather see him in the cage than out on the streets causing trouble. Alright. I look forward to what our viewers say on that this Alright. I look forward to seeing morning. Martin, good to catch up with you. Miley Cyrus has thrown her star power behind the fight to stop a controversial development at Phillip Island in Victoria. The Hollywood actress and pop singer took to Twitter And saying "it would be a shame to see it change." Her message was sent out to 2.5 million followers. So why is Miley Cyrus getting involved in local council affairs? Sunrise correspondent Nuala Hafner joins us now. Good morning to you. What's the history here? This is really a battle Phillip Island residents and their local council, the Bass Shire. This is really a battle between

Owners of farming land, 23 on the north-west of the island Owners of farming land, 23 hectares applied to have that rezoned as residential. That would pave the way for that to be sold and redeveloped and perhaps 200 or so houses built on there. The council said no for a number of reasons, including, that kind of development isn't sustainable on the island and would have a negative effect. The ministers then come in and overruled that, saying the rezoning can go ahead. That has residents and the local council, as you can understand, pretty outraged. What does this have to do with a Hollywood starlet. If you are up with 'Who' magazine, she Miley Cyrus is dating Liam and they have spent a lot of time on Phillip Island. Their mum describes it as a safe haven. They have had links with the island since they were little. It seems Miley shares this passion for the island. Her tweet has a link to the Facebook page where people have put up protest information. This is Leonie. She has been there as well. She knows how beautiful it is. It something unique and something unique and needs pre-serving. knows how beautiful it is. It is

It is beautiful, unique. We spend a lot of time there with the V8 Supercars, just there last weekend. Will this tweet have any influence over the decision? Is Matthew Guy a Hannah Montana fan? She has left it to the last minute. The Minister is expected to gazette his decision today. There is a protest at 11 o'clock today. They are meeting with the Opposition minister. There are reports out in the paper today that the mystery buyer who could be interested in buying the land, their identity might have something to do with the Minister has become involved. Let's hope there is nothing fishy, might have something to do with why

other Miley's dad will have to achy break some heads. Never would we think that would play a role in Victorian State politics. Thank you, Nuala. There's a new website promising to slice grocery bills in half. Grocery-Run is looking to take on Coles and Woolworths by offering customers savings of up to 80% on big-name brands. It's owned by Scoopon, the country's largest online daily deal business. But there are a couple of drawbacks. The site doesn't sell perishable items, products may not be available from week-to-week and the deals are only available on Wednesdays and Thursdays. I'm joined now by the website's general manager, Kalman Polak. Good morning, Kalman. Can you tell me a bit more about how the site works? Firstly, Grocery-Run started 12 months ago when we discovered there weren't any cheap groceries online. We gave it a shot and it became the biggest day on Catch of the Day. we have a dedicated website, grocery biggest day on Catch of the Day. Now run.com.au. Jump on the site, order as much as you want and for an $ as much as you want and for an $11 shipping cap Australia wide you will have the stock delivered. You are saying pretty big savings, some are cut by 80% some are cut by 80%. You can only do it Wednesdays and Thursday, is that correct? That's right. At the moment the site is open Wednesdays and Thursdays. We believe that's enough time to get your shopping done. Usually you go shopping once a week anyway. We prefer our customers have a break on the weekends, rather than looking for a car park in their local supermarkets. I hear you there. Do you reckon you might get to a point where you might have perishables? At the moment you don't? Line We prefer our customers go to their local butcher or local degreeser and support the local little guy. With us, what they can do, they can buy the packaged products. We are offering the high ticket items, the most popular products on the supermarket shelves with selected products of up to per cent of. We guarantee that with selected products of up to 80 generally for every order, you can save 50% on an average order. If you are spending $ are spending $200 in the supermarket and we have got them on our site, you will spend $ you will spend $100 with us. Do you deliver every where. Do you deliver every where. Every where Australia wide. Raej natural as well, not just the big cities. Regional as well. Can you bias much as you want, obviously. Take full advantage of the shipping cap. I'm sure you will have a lot of people very interested. Thank you for telling us about it. A man from the Gold Coast has had a very close encounter with a pod of whales. Logan Foote was kayaking off Palm Beach when six humpbacks surrounded him. They swam right up to the craft and skimmed underneath him. Logan caught it all on camera. He even recorded them communicating with each other. (Whales making noises) It happened less than 200 metres offshore. Logan joins me now. What a story! You kayak at Palm Beach quite a bit. Have you ever seen anything like this? No, not that close. Most days I go for a swim, a surf or a kayak. That day it was pretty calm so it was a good day for kayaking but not that close. Not a bad day at all for kayaking. . How did you capture that? I had a camera which I bought, I trying it out, go for paddle. All of I had a camera which I bought, I was a sudden I was surrounded by six hump back hump back whales. I stopped and they approached me. That was the first run of the camera, you decided to check it out. I've camera, you decided to check it out. I've had it before on the pushbike and it's got the waterproof housing, so give it a go and good timing. What is it like, Logan, to be that close to so many whales that obviously didn't seem to be affected by fact you were there. They weren't unhappy? They weren't aggressive at all. It was amazing, the sheer size of them. When you hear them breathe with their spout, just the size and pretty intense really. Once they turn and went straight towards me, it was a little bit scary. I stopped and held my ground and they went under me. How long did they stick around for? I was around there for 10 minutes and they were playing back and forth and they continued south. about it. and they continued south. That's It's just beautiful. We are captivated by whales. I'm sure you have seen 100 dolphins out there. When you first spotted the whales, were you a little bit shocked or in that calm, relaxed zone and felt like you were meant to be there with hem them? A bit of both. I've swum with whales in Fong a. But here, I kind of hear the spout, which is pretty loud and I see some in front and behind me. I was surrounded. There was a mixture of emotions of being relaxed and enjoying it, but also they could come up and jump out and land on me. It was a bit of both. Great experience. Get back out there and get more shots for us. Thanks

for joining us. Plus, would the real Sarah Palin please stand up? I just wanted to raise a question. What do you think of Sarah Palin as President? Dangerous. Disrespect for intelligence. Socio pat. The controversial, unauthorised documentary, soon. Hi there.. In Prime7 news.. It's warming up.. a top of 22's expected for Canberra and Bungendore. . after an early frost.

Also plenty of sunshine for Bombala.. 20 degrees. The ACT Opposition will introduce changes to Labor's point to point speed camera laws in the Assembly today.. with claims.. they're just revenue raisers.. which won't improve safety. While.. the Greens want some aspects to be examined by the Human Rights Commissioner.. first.

While.. both parties will also introduce motions on

supermarket competition in the capital. They're worried.. small independent supermarkets will get left behind.. and bigger

stores like Woolies will take over. And in basketball.. our Capitals will hit the court for their last training session this afternoon. . ahead of Saturday's

pre-season trial against the AIS. BUT they'll be without Michelle Cosier.. who's getting rehab for a pelvic problem. More at 11. (KABOOM!) (JET ENGINE REVS) (HELICOPTER PROPELLERS WHIRR) (KABOOM!) (MACHINE GUN FIRES) With Zyrtec. I can't believe we're doing this. John and January net must have got away with it a few times in here. Eww... What people will say. I will be your boss. How will anything have changed? Oh, oh (LAUGHS) Oh, oh (LAUGHS). This is nice, isn't it? Mmm. No-one to bother us, not even Bill. Julia, it's Bill Shorten, are you right, I thought I heard voices? No, Bill, I'm fine. Just having an urgent debriefing. Everyone is feeling most satisfied with the out come. (LAUGHS) come. (LAUGHS). The political satire 'At Home With Julia' Last night, the ABC TV show depicted the Prime Minister having sex under the Australian flag. How do you feel about it? Quite mixed. Shane says " Quite mixed. Shane says "Why is it such an issue for having a flag over you. This shows you are true and proud Aussies. People are always having something to say that in the important." having something to say that in the important.". This anonymous one " important.". This anonymous one "People who find having an Australian flag hilarious, should go to war. They should think about where they want to live given their nation's signal means so little to them" nation's signal means so little to them". Lorenzo " Lorenzo "It's toilet humour. She not be loved by all but it doesn't mean we have to disrespect her Lorenzo "It's toilet humour. She may

airing that feature" airing that feature". mean we have to disrespect her by

"The safmt BC did the wrong thing by airing it and so have you by showing it again" it again". The flag touching the floor is an issue. Whenever we have dressed the set here for Australia Day or whatever it might be, we have to particular in how we hang the flag whatever it might be, we have to be and we have it on the desk but it can't touch the floor. People say it's not like a doona or a little cheap trinket. They are angry about, you can have a doona, but it's a made up if fabricated thing. There are people who find this disrespectful to the Aussie flag, which you can understand. There are people who find it disrespectful to the office of PM, which you can understand. You you have people who find it not funny. There are people who find it hilarious. No-one has questioned the use of the beanie on the First Bloke. It is the Western Bulldogs. Ahead this Sunrise - teenage mums forced back to school to get their welfare payments. Right now though it's news time, here's Nat. Two American hikers have arrived in Oman hours after they were freed from an Iranian prison. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer ran down the stairs of their plane and into the arms of emotional family members. The men were arrested two years ago while hiking near Iran's northern border with Iraq. Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has been told to cut his travel expenses after the estimated cost of one trip reportedly came to $77,000. In an email exchange obtained under freedom of information laws the Prime Minister's office told Mr Rudd's chief of staff to rein in spending and keep accommodation costs to a minimum. It was in response to a planned trip in May in which the Foreign Minister was set to visit China, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Thailand. One night's accommodation in Stockholm was estimated to cost more than $1,700. The rights of home owners to defend themselves will be crucial in deciding whether a man will be charged over the fatal stabbing of an intruder earlier this week. The burglar was armed with a stun-gun when he broke in to a home in the western Sydney suburb of Yagoona on Tuesday. The 54-year-old homeowner surprised the intruder, stabbing him in the arm and chest. The injured man fled and was later found several suburbs away. He died in hospital. Any person can take action to protect themselves as long as the force used is reasonable in the circumstances. Police are waiting to formally interview the traumatised homeowner. Victoria police have uncovered a large marijuana crop at a property in Melbourne's south-west overnight. Authorities raided the 2-storey home in Point Cook around 8:00, finding more than 300 plants. No-one was at home at the time. It is an elaborate setup, it's a 2-storey home and there were plants growing on both floors of the property. Police spent all night dismantling the hydroponic setup. They're begun the search for the occupants of the house. And England is breathing a sigh of relief over the fate of four baby squirrels made homeless in a storm. The orphans captured headlines after being blown from their treetop nest when gale-force winds hit England's north-east last week. delivering them to a vet clinic. They are now being cared for around the clock by keepers at a nearby wildlife sanctuary. In finance news: Time for sport. This is Sunrise sport report brought to you by Swisse. Tired? Stressed? You'll feel better on Swisse. The Broncos will have their final training run at the Sydney Football Stadium today before they take on Manly in their preliminary final tomorrow night. The Sea Eagles admit they're cautious of Brisbane even without Darren Lockyer, with Matt Gillett expected to start at five-eighth. He will do a very good job because he's come through as a rookie of the year last year and he's a great quality. While rivals Justin Hodges and Steve Matai have been told to keep their cool tomorrow night. Hawthorn will decide later today whether to include star forward Lance Franklin for tomorrow night's AFL preliminary final against Collingwood. The big man was struck down with a stomach bug this week and had to be quarantined from team-mates. Our cricketers have arrived home in Australia after their Test win against Sri Lanka. Tim Nielsen was nowhere to be seen after standing down as head coach and while Michael Clarke paid tribute to Nielsen's achievements with the team, he kept tight lipped on who the successor should be. Who do you think should coach Australia? Ah, whoever the best person for the job is. It's believed he wants Steve Rixon to coach. That's playing a straight bat. never know who is going to come along. That's playing a straight bat. You

A diplomatic answer from a captain. Don't upset the coach before he gets there. Grant Denyer is celebrating the 30th birthday of Sydney Tower. Are you yesterdayy Beretts? Ready. Get ready to face your fear of heights as we look 250m straight down as this glass bottom starts extending out over the side. Oh, that is epic! For 30 years this tower has stood tall on Sydney's skyline offering the spectacular and vomit-inducing views. I did a bit of a would wonky bit. Scare question. This ha has been one of the great achievements of the Sydney skyline. When you take into consideration the role this place has played, celebrating 30 years today is a remarkable achievement. Happy birthday to you, Sydney Tower, as we look at the weather forecast. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, be prepared and live Claratyne clear. A high-pressure system will bring fine weather across eastern parts of the country. Cool southerly winds will bring a couple of showers to southern WA. Fine in Brisbane. Some early frost clearing for a fine day in Canberra. Fine and sunny but windy in Melbourne. Some late rain developing in Hobart. Windy but staying sunny in Adelaide. A light shower or two in Perth. A few inland showers in Darwin. You can see so far down. I can see my car down there. Oh no, I've got another parking fine. You are kidding. What are the chances of that? There are a few extra new feet that? There are a few extra new features. There has been a refurb throughout the area. It's called Sydney Tower Eye but there is a 4D cinema here. Not 3D, 4D. If you come to Sydney and never seen what the city is like, it takes you for a soaring experience over the major features in 4D, so you get water sprayed on you and bubbles blown at you as you go under the water. A cool new attraction to mark the 30th birthday of the to birthday of the to you ever. Grant planking the weather this morning on top of Sydney. I if he can see any squirrels there in Hyde morning on top of Sydney. I wonder

if he can see any squirrels down There they are. Nat loves the squirrels. The whole there in Hyde Park.

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