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(generated from captions) hundreds of calls for help Trees down, flash floods, after another wild night. we finally took a vote. Towards the end of the day, behind closed doors. A juror reveals what really went on the 2018 Commonwealth Games Australia's bid to host hangs in the balance. earned the nickname 'Tiny Tiger'. The 10-year-old Aussie champ who's Molly sits down with SuBo. and then there's the new Susan Boyle There's the old Susan Boyle - poshes. Do you like being posh? Yes, does me good. Doesn't it? about her new life. Susan Boyle opens up (SONG) # Reach out for the sunrise this is Sunrise on Seven. Right across Australia, here's Kochie and Mel. Live from Brekky Central, you can touch the sunrise # Good morning. interview with Susan Boyle Molly's revealing one-on-one is coming up. They've got history and know each other well. A great double, two characters get together. Also this morning, on the overnight finance markerts we're keeping a close eye causing stocks to drop. with the turmoil from Italy after last night's wild storms. But our big story is the clean-up the worst. Victoria appears to have copped Nat has the details. Good morning. more than 1,000 calls for help The SES has received overnight. after wild weather lashed Victoria was the hardest hit Melbourne's south-east 30 millimetres of rain in an hour. with Frankston receiving about have worked through the night Hundreds of SES volunteeers higher, right up to my door handles The water kept coming higher and and I just panicked. Victorian towns near major rivers The Weather Bureau says regional in coming days. can expect some flooding There are fears a fresh round of disruptions Qantas passengers could be facing in the near future. News Limited is reporting will meet with the ACTU today the Transport Workers Union about a legal challenge on industrial action. to Fair Work Australia's ban a stay and strike action is taken, If the Federal Court were to grant to again lock-out its workers it would open the way for Qantas and ground its fleet. as the airline and the unions The latest move comes a settlement. are supposed to be negotiating has broken ranks A Federal Liberal MP to be pulled out of Afghanistan. to call for Australian troops committed to Australia's mission Both sides of politics remain that can't be won. we're fighting a war at least one leading academic. It's a view shared by that whenever we leave Afghanistan I draw the very gloomy conclusion in very much better shape we won't leave it than it was when we arrived. for the rogue Afghan soldier Meanwhile, the hunt is continuing yesterday, seriously wounding three. who opened fire on Australian troops There are fears this morning the next eurozone casualty. Italy may on the verge of becoming

to calm financial markets. has done nothing its $2.5 trillion debt has shot up, The cost of servicing spooking investors. Italy is too big to fail. is it too big to bail? Many people are saying today to reassure Europe Italy's President has moved package of tough austerity measures. the parliament will pass a new Papandreou has visited the President And in Greece, Prime Minister George to tender his resignation. he told the country In a televised statement government had been reached an agreement on a new interim He didn't name his successor with the opposition.

good luck. but says he wishes his replacement in our next half hour, We'll go live to Italy of those problems but now let's check the impact on the finance markets. Here's Kochie. Thanks, Nat, not much else to say. You ignore finance completely for years and then suddenly you pinch all the good stories. It affects us, now we care. I have been telling you for bhungt. They only just resigned. Well, investors are saying arrivederci. It is ugly, ugly, ugly

Goldman Sachs says it has $ Goldman Sachs says it has $2. Goldman Sachs says it has $2.3 arrivederci. It is ugly, ugly, ugly billion exposure of debt in Italy. That is just one bank. Yesterday, people were celebrating Berlusconi leaving, and the ASX 200 is up 52. Remember the Aussie dollar was $ Remember the Aussie dollar was $1. Remember the Aussie dollar was $1.04 this time yesterday? There has been a flight to quality, flight to the US dollar by investors nervous about the failure of Italy. on the impact of Italy's problems Craig James is keeping an eye on the market. What's the fallout? Morning. Is it the cleanout we had to have? Markets were just getting way too optimistic? This is a reality check? It seems we go from xaourerance one day to pessimism the nest day. I think it is going to continue for a number of days and weeks until the Europeans finally get it in their heads they have got to address this situation. This is the major problem, any company and individual knows if you live beyond your means you basically got to take the axe to spending. It is spending. It is what Italy doing and fessing up to spending. It is what Italy isn't situation. It has got to come up doing and fessing up to the with a concrete proposal to increase revenue and reduce spending and get confidence from the markets. It is what Portugal, Ireland and all the other countries did. Now it is in

Italy's court, unfortunately because of the size of Italy, it is a problem for the rest of the world. Fourth biggest economy in Europe. And Craig, it is about politics. Politicians not playing politics, making a hard decision and getting the public on their side. Europe is willing to rescue them but they is got to deliver their promise and stop lying? It is the case the politicians are meant to serve the people and they have got to basically do that job rather than play the politics. OK, mate, keep an eye on it for us. Time for sport. by the club last night. after he was stood down The Sea Eagles board has claimed Hasler has committed several serious contract breaches. It's believed Manly will allege to entice contracted players Hasler has been trying in 2013. to follow him to the Bulldogs to explain his actions The board's invited Des has accused Hasler Manly legend Ken Arthurson of breaking a promise not to pillage the club. Michael Clarke has delivered one of his finest performances to save Australia from total disaster on day one of the first Test against South Africa. Clarke anchored the Aussie innings with an unbeaten 107 but even with his captain's knock, the visitors could only manage 8/214 before bad light stopped play. Shaun Marsh endured every batsman's worst nightmare on his way to a patient 44. Ow! Greg Norman and defending champion Geoff Ogilvy will be among the first players out on course when the Australian Open begins at The Lakes this morning. Tournament favourites Adam Scott and Tiger Woods will be in action this afternoon. Scott tees off at midday and Woods is in the group directly behind with Aussie pair Jason Day and Robert Allenby. Had a quick chat to Barry Brown, the boss of Emirates who played with Tiger yesterday, he said Tiger is on fire, hitting them well, look out for Tiger. OK, Beretts, the insidetialitych. Now to Grant with today's weather. Yep, Fraser Range station is where we we are today. The first station to be settled on the Nullarbor Plain and one of the last few holeoffs the Nullarbor Links. So today we are belting this belting this trip home. Good news, by the way. You know how I was struggling with form, did manage to make contact with former American great Rusty Irons Junior. Not THE Rusty Irons great Rusty Irons Junior. Yes, he has given us a couple of tips via his VHS about his tips for the game. We will look at that later to drag more from our perm fomance as we look at the forecast around this ripper country. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, be prepared and live Claratyne clear.

A fantastic VHS to get hold of, considering Rusty Irons Junior taught Tiger Woods everything himself, everything he knows. Did not know that. What hole are you on? What number you up to Um, I am so confused with numbers I you up to now? am not too sure. This is par 3, 141 metres. Sheep's Back. Probably won't need the No.1 driver. A beauty. A short chip this one. (laughs) A beauty. A short chip this one. Day four and you are an expert. (laughs). I think he is now regretting starting this. Looks a bit shaggy. Monday afternoon I regretted that. People are loving it. People are loving it. You wait until you get to Kalgoorlie. They are still writing in. Going off. A clean pair of trousers. He looks enthusiastic. Ahead this morning - Schapelle the scapegoat. joins us live. But straight after the break - hundreds of calls for help, trees down and flash flooding. The wild night, when we return.

across parts of South Australia and Victoria after more wild weather. Streets were flooded and homes damaged in South Australia's Riverland late yesterday. Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula were also lashed by heavy rain and hail. Flights were also delayed at Melbourne Airport.

Seven News reporter Nick McCallum is in Melbourne and senior meteorologist Tom Saunders is at the Weather Channel. Good morning to you all. Nick, first to you. How bad was the Melbourne region hit? Well, it was fast and furious. We're currently at the Frankston SES. Not far from here, a suburb called Bentleigh east Bentleigh east rr illustrates it perfectly. Here we are, 30 mL in 30 minutes. 1,100 calls to the SES right around Victoria, 270 calls here at Frankston, 70 calls here at Frankston, 70 calls still outstanding. We are talking about things like flash flooding, roofs damaged, trees down. We went for a drive around drive around here a short time ago. There was a man who had his garage flooded. Police told us about an incident they had they had to recover cars from a street that had been hit by flashflooding and the car at the end of a driveway that was crushed by a tree. At Wilson's promitary at the eastf had state a fishing fishing vessel was swamped. The two men on board jumped in a dinghy, contacted relatives by mobile phone and rescued i and now in hospital. A massive clean-up today. Tom, South Australia also hit by some very heavy thunderstorms. What areas are being affected? Inland part of South Australia had the worst of the weather yesterday. Claire picked Claire picked up 21 mL of rain and

Lockston had a wind gust of 100km/h. Broken Hill had a wind gust of over 90km/h. For northern Victoria flash flooding and very strong winds. The Alps 113km/h at Mt Buller. Is it normal for this time of year? When will it calm down am We are right in the middle of the storm season so it is normal. We typically get a few outbreaks like this each season that occur late spring this each season that occur late spring, early summer. The worst of the weather is the border so if you are in Albury Wodonga there is heavy rain at the moment. The band of rain and storms will contract in an eastward direction today so by this afternoon, north-east New South Wales. So for South Australia the storms have cleared, for Victoria, the kill clear from the east of the state and for New South Wales, nor rain and storms today but contracting north. Gosh, it is wild and woolly. Nick, thank you for joining us and we will check in with you check in with you again. Ahead on Sunrise - will Qantas workers challenge the Fair Work ban on strikes? And the stores asking shoppers to put on face veils. And plain packaging plans. Australia set to lead the world when it comes to blank boxes for cigarettes. Pure Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate in perfect little mouthfuls. Buttons - Cadbury made in miniature.

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Save 25% off your second item, mix and match fans, lamps, pendants and outdoor lights - everything. Front-page news this morning is the fallout from latest attack on Australian troops in Afghanistan. "Watch your backs" is the headline on the 'Daily Telegraph'. The paper says the anti-war cry is building, with one Federal MP breaking ranks on the Government and Coalition's hardline support for our involvement in Afghanistan. West Australian Liberal Mal Washer says the war is "unwinnable". Is he right? And can our troops really trust their Afghani counterparts? Email us, tweet us, or find us on Facebook. But we'd love to hear your opinion on that this morning. Can our troops us trust their Afghany counterparts. Also making news - the first juror to speak out after the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial. Debbie Franklin has revealed what really went on inside the jury room. She says there were contentious moments as the jury deliberated, including yelling and indecision. It was not unanimous. And we talked a little more about it, Let's think about it over the weekend. It was stressful. We did yelling and we had to seek... Saying nobody talk while this person is talking. Raise your hand if you have something to say. By Monday, the majority managed to convince all jurors Murray was negligent and his mistakes led to Jackson death. We'll have more of that interview after 7:00. Back home, a Sydney radio station is making headlines. The boss of talk station 2UE sent out an email reminding staff to take holidays owing to them. But he accidentally attached a spreadsheet file that detailed the salaries of staff. So everyone could see what everyone else is earning. How do you reckon that went down? And what email blunders have you or your boss made? Ever fired off a message in haste only to regret it? Some of these are going off on Facebook already. Julia says, " Facebook already. Julia says, "One of my staff had a client difficult to deal with and called her the Wicked Witch of the West but of my staff had a client that was

sent it on to the client." So easy to do. A bit fiery. I have rule with those e-mails, I save it as a draft and sleep on Take the sting out of it. save it as a draft and sleep on it. How often do you go back and delete it, rather than send it. Yep. But gee, it felt good at the time. Mistake you hit the send and go Oh! It's gone! It's gone. Love to hear your stories this morning. Also, Also making news, the shoppers asked to cover their face with a veil. MaxMara, Country Road and Max & Co are putting the masks in their stores. Why? What happens when you take off a dress or put it on, often you make-up or fake tan or product dress or put it on, often you get make-up or fake tan or product on the clothing. Especially if it is a white shirt? Absolutely. The stores reckon it will save hundreds of dollars on dry cleaning bills. Should it be mandatory. Only for girls by the look of it. You two wear make-up but you are probably in the minority. It was something in a lot of stores in years gone by. I struggle to find it, we wear a lot of make-up, I have used my own scarf because you don't want to wreck their clothes. It is great idea. Aren't you nice to think of the store? You feel because you are wrecking the clothes. But then you take something off the rack and see make-up all over it. If that is the only one in that size. They will lose the sale. How do you see yourself in the mirror when you have got the veil. Take it off. See well. This dress looks lovely with veil on my head. And before we move on - the front page of the 'NT News' - a photo of a giant crocodile that got away. An American scientist caught the 5 metre reptile in a net in the Adelaide River. But as they approached for a closer look, the croc, dubbed 'Agro', bit through the net and escaped. Good name. Any future research will be done from a safe distance. They scare the... Hell out of me. They are like done ceres from a prehistoric time. Something about the one that got way. They will remember you tried to catch them. Yeah, they got a grudge now. News is next. Then, up in smoke - the tobacco industry plans to fight the Federal Government's new plain packaging laws for cigarettes. But what are their chances of a win? Plus, taking the fall. Is convicted drug-smuggler Schapelle Corby covering for a member of her family? We'll meet the man who claims she is when Sunrise continues. VOICEOVER: There are many ways to get protein in the morning. But until now, none have been THIS easy. Introducing new Plus Protein with protein from wheat and soy and delicious peach, sultanas and oat clusters... (BREEZY JAZZ MUSIC PLAYS) ..giving you a great new choice for a high-protein breakfast. # Jump start # A view of Sydney through the Jetstar Skycam. Showers and 28. Not really. Of an increase it was 27 when we came into work Not really. Of an increase because this morning. News time now with Nat. Thank you, Homes and cars have been flooded and trees torn down Hundreds of SES volunteers have worked through the night after they received more than 1,000 calls for help. Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs bore the brunt of the wild weather. We're right in the middle of the storm season now so definitely this is normal. We typically get a few outbreaks like this each season and most of them do occur late spring and early summer. The SES is warning residents in regional Victorian towns to expect some minor flooding over the next few days as major rivers rise. The Brisbane City Council will today unveil plans for a new riverwalk to replace the floating footpath torn apart during the January floods. The $70 million structure will be almost indestructible and designed to withstand a 1-in-2,000 year flood event. The new riverwalk will be fixed to concrete pylons and built higher than its predecessor. Construction is expected to start in 2013 and take just under 18 months. Australia is today set to become the first country in the world to pass plain cigarette packaging laws. The legislation will be pushed through the Senate with the support of the Greens. From December next year, all cigarettes will be sold in olive-brown packets devoid of branding. The laws are set to be challenged in the courts by the big tobacco companies. British American Tobacco claims the laws strip it of intellectual property rights. It could seek billions of dollars in compensation. The hunt is continuing for a rogue Afghan soldier who shot and wounded three Australian soldiers at a patrol base in Oruzgan Province. Drone aircraft, Australian and American special forces are scouring the countryside after the Afghan managed to escape. So far there's been no sign but the fugitive soldier has been identified. Military experts warn insurgents are increasingly infiltrating the ranks of the Afghan National Army. There are reports out of Java that some of the survivors from last week's asylum boat tragedy are trying again to reach Australia. At least eight people drowned when their wooden vessel sank in choppy seas off the Indonesian coast. 48 passengers survived and were being held in detention but police in Java say 11 have escaped.

It's claimed some of those are now being protected by people smugglers as they try to raise the money for another attempt. Victorian nurses at 86 public hospitals will begin industrial action today in their fight with the State Government for better pay and conditions. The nurses are campaigning for an 18.5% increase over 3 years. The dispute is set to escalate tomorrow when workers vote on a proposal to close one in three hospital beds. The State Government says that would compromise patient safety. Protestors have pelted a group of Syrian opposition leaders with eggs outside the Arab League headquarters in Egypt. The scuffle prevented the 4-man delegation from entering the building for talks with league leaders about Syria's brutal crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators. Protesters wanted to stop the talks, worried the Arab League would pressure the opposition with the Syrian government. to hold new talks to Michael Jackson Furniture which formerly belonged will go under the hammer next month. The queen-size bed to have taken his final breath where Jackson is believed up for sale. is among hundreds of personal items where he spent his final months The 3-storey home will also be auctioned off. for the property. Its owners want $18 million Finance news now and

attacked by financial markets. And Finance news now and Italy is being that's flowing through to the Dow. In fact, it's still trading and it is plummeting. Down over 420 points at the moment. Investors are saying the Greek flu is now hitting Italy. Ten-year government bond yields in Italy have jumped 7. Italy have jumped 7.25%. 7% is Italy have jumped 7.25%

usually the trigger for a bailout. Markets are being absolutely hammered. A look at our region yesterday and it will be very different today.

cheering the resignation of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Markets this time yesterday were

cheering the resignation of Italian Today, they are just shaking their heads saying, " heads saying, "Maybe Europe's fourth biggest economy will be in need of a bailout and can Europe handle it? bailout and can Europe handle it?."

yesterday a fraction over $ yesterday a fraction over $1.04. yesterday a fraction over $1.

With the scare on financial markets The Aussie dollar, this time

there is a flight to quality of the US dollar. It goes up in value, we go down. Time for sport. brought to you by Swisse. This is Sunrise sport report Tired? Stressed? You'll feel better on Swisse. from captain Michael Clarke A fighting century was Australia's only saving grace against South Africa. on day one of the first Test at a steady rate, As wickets tumbled around him together with a masterful century. Clarke held the Aussie innings to bring up a hundred, COMMENTATOR: A beautiful shot for Michael Clarke. number 16 in Test matches Clarke finished unbeaten on 107 in serious trouble at 8/214 but the visitors were still when bad light stopped play. the sensational step Manly's board has taken winning coach Des Hasler. of standing down dual premiership- with a breach notice The Sea Eagles have issued Hasler to his attempts which is believed to relate to the Bulldogs in 2013. to take contracted players with him will coach Manly again, It's now highly unlikely that Hasler clearing the way for him to join Canterbury next year. Ian Thorpe will head to Tokyo today to prepare for short-course World Cup series. the next leg of FINA's of the 100m freestyle The 29-year-old missed the finals and butterfly in Beijing. Geoff Huegill And fellow comeback swimmer on the 200m freestyle. has urged Thorpe to focus solely won gold in the 100m freestyle Emerging teenager Emma McKeon last night. an encouraging fifth. Libby Trickett finished Great morning on the 10th tee at the Australian Open. Stephen Leeney, rod Pampling, fred couples, Aaron Baddeley all teeing off in the next 25, 30 minutes. Speaking of great golfers, who is not at the Australian Open is our Grant Denyer, on the Nullarbor continuing his golf Mate f you reckon the Australian odyssey?

Open is where it is at, you are a leg-waxing, spray-tan wearing skirt is who you are. Could be. We crossed the longest straight stretch in the world, we had that baby cranked up to 80km/h and hello to all the road trains that went past. I lost four balls in one par 4 yesterday and I was in need of help. We found the greatest man as we take a look at the forecast. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, Claratyne clear. be prepared and live A trough is triggering widespread thunderstorms from the country's north-west to the south-east. in South Australia, Victoria These storms are severe and New South Wales. are affecting eastern Australia Very warm, humid northerly winds ahead of the trough. gusty change to South Australia. A front is bringing a cooler, We heard he was out here, Irons Junior, former American great. We heard he was out here, Rusty We needed his help. We found VHS, which is basically tips on how We needed his help. We found his to play the game. Remember, this was film said in 1984 and I think it is fair to say some social standards have changed since then. Take a look. # Try to be best # Because you're only a man # And a man's got to learn to take # Try to believe it

# Though the going gets rough you got tohang tough to make it # History repeats hey, didn't see you there (American accent) Rusty Irons Junior, just caught me hydrating. You may remember me reefing the masters, finished second in a count remember me reefing the Miami back. In the next minute, consider yourself enlightened. Tip one: remember, your club's like your woman, it's got lots of different lumps and bumps and you got to learn to love them all before she'll love you back. Have teeing off. It's like

x whn rusty turned 30, x whn rusty turned 30, just grip it and rip it. Bunker play, it's and rip it. Bunker play, it's like a good woman, you got to dig deep and trust your stroke, before too long, you will be playing the short. Rusty! Rusty! Out here the chance of infection is everywhere. Now, kids trust me when I say this, it's the '80s, no glove, no love. The rough, it's kind of like a relationship. If you ever find yourself straying from the fairway. Remember what old Rusty the fairway. Remember what old Rusty says

says... Two in the bush can cost you your house and car. Oh yeah! Putting. Kind of like prom night. Sometimes you got to give it a little tap to get it in the... You know what I mean. Divorce! She meant nothing to me. As I told my Tiger Woods, winning is everything, nothing to me. As I told my prodigy you'll get lots of sex. # Never stop # Can't give up # Can you reach the top. Well, I don't know whether those tips will tips will stand the test of time, but Whhhooohh! It was great to meet the great man and we wish him well in rehab. Thanks for the advice through the Nullarbor Links. OK, Grant, see you in half an hour. After the break - keeping it in the family. We meet the man who's gone public with claims Schapelle Corby is a scapegoat for her drug-dealing dad. Plus, tobacco wars. The plans to fight new plain packaging laws. the Federal Government's That's next. decorate your table in style At Target we can help you this Christmas. save 20-30% off homewares. Right now, see in store for details. Exclusions apply, visit Target. For all things Christmas, in Australia. There's a whole lot of sunshine there's a whole lot of ways Now, thanks to Solargain, and water heating bills. to reduce your power electricity and hot water systems Solargain's range of solar from the sun. use free and renewable energy rebates available, And with government to put your trust in Solargain, there's never been a better time the solar experts. Visit the Solargain website or call 1300 73 93 55 today to arrange your free home assessment. And remember the name Solargain. is set to pass the upper house of Parliament today but cigarettes won't be sold in the new packets until the end of next year. That's five months later than the Government had hoped. The aim of the legislation is to reduce smoking rates below 10%. And the Government's battle isn't over yet Australia vowing with British American Tobacco in court. to challenge the legislation I'm joined now by Scott McIntyre Australia. from British American Tobacco Good morning, Scott. So you're resigned to the fact the legislation is going to pass? Well, unless senators come to their senses today and decide to vote against it, unfortunately it is likely to go through the sen lt. It will gain royal ascent, in a few weeks we expect and we will head straight to the High Court soto challenge the unconstitutional taking away of our brands. What are you putting before the court and why are you challenging it We are a legal company sell aglegal product and we don't believe they can take it away without compensation. We are making billions of dollars and we have made it clear for some time we will take the government to the High Court. We would hate to see taxpayers' money, billions of dollars wasted in compensation. We get it is a legal product, we get that, but we are talking 15,000-tobacco-related deaths a year. Do you understand the government want to try to reduce that, given the cost of taxpayers for health payout. We have been very supportive of the education campaigns and the smoking rates have been reducing. The problem with plain tobacco the illegal market will boom and they will be sold for half price. When they all look the same they will be easy to copy and a huge influx in the black market and seeing young people being more accessible to the products and smoking rates potentially going up so there is a risk it will go against the government's aim. Do you think it will be made illegal? The minister has said it won't be illegal because obviously, the black market will flourish. Now to the political and economic turmoil in Europe. Greece's out-going PM, George Papandreu, has announced agreement on an interim government In Italy, Silvio Berluscon agreed to resign as Prime Minister but only after the passing of a tough budget measure demanded by Europe. The 75-year-old billionaire has been dogged by allegations of bribery and corruption during his time in the top job. So what does this mean for Italy? Reporter Claudio Lavanga joins us now from Rome.

Thanks for your time. How have Italians reacted to the news that Silvio Berlusconi has agreed to resign? Well, Italians have reacted to the news with mixed feelings. Some say they are relieved but most say they are suspicious about the announcement, this is a man, a Prime Minister that has, after all broken his prom said before. So they say, until we see it we don't believe it. One person I spoke to in the square overlooking the Lower House of parliament in Rome is an unemployed teacher, I have got the champagne in the fridge ready to celebrate but I need to see it before I uncork it. We don't know when it will happen. He said he has to pass the reremember fods in both houses first. Will the reforms get through? Do Italians understand how bad the financial system and economic condition is of Italy? Italy at this very moment is being attacked by financial markets. Well, the Italians haven't felt the full force of the austerity measures because the austerity measures, of course, haven't come into effect yet. They need to wait until the reforms are passed. But they are very scared. They are changing their habits, eating out less and less, giving up one of their many cars, status symbol in Italy, shopping in discounted supermarkets instead of the goodies, famous for all around the world, too expensive around here. But what they going to get, really, from Berlusconi before he leaves? An austerity measure they will have to pay for generations. Yes, it is a very interesting time, Italy is at a tipping point, Europe's fourth biggest economy and Europe can't afford to bail Italy out. Good luck, thank you. A new book alleges Schapelle Corby was a scapegoat for her drug-dealing father. Corby was arrested in 2004 after a 4kg bag of marijuana was found inside her luggage at Denpasar airport. 'Sins of the Father' claims her dad, Mick, packed the drugs into his daughter's boogie board bag and sent her to Bali. Mick Corby died of cancer in 2008 and remained utterly convinced of his daughter's innocence. I seen the bloody bag there with nothing... She had no... She was just going over there. She's not guilty, no way. But you're her father, of course you would say that but I have no reason to tell lies. Schapelle Corby is seven years into a 20-year sentence in Bali's Kerobokan jail. I'm joined now by the author of 'Sins of the Father', Eamonn Duff. Good morning, Eamonn. Why do you think Schapelle was a scapegoat for her dad? Big allegations. In haefp 2005 I interviewed him at his Queensland home he shared withtia pel before her arrest. He looked me in the yea I didn't that day and said he had no links to marijuana. Three years of research have concluded he had 3 decades of inde9 links of marijuana. Two convictions, not just the one we were previously led to believe. Friends and confudants have told of a man growing and selling marijuana in a car garage mism he was growing marijuana plant in flower beds outside one of his favourite pubs. How can a father let his daughter go to kwrail for 20 years. He died a few years ago, why not have written a letter on his death bed saying I did, she didn't? The second question, had there been a bedhop dead confession it would have opened a lot of questions where the marijuana was going. If he did indeed pack it, which I believe he did, based on the evidence in the book, he would have had to provided further answers in terms of where it was going. Show why would a dad leave his daughter to rot in a Bali jail for 20 years? The ultimate question, he was a father who allowed his daughter to risk so much. Have you put the claims to Schapelle. I can't get mere her. I would dearly love to know what the family think of the details in the book, there with 100,000 words in that book and I needed everyone to tell this incredible story. Thank you, here is Kochie. Ahead on Sunrise - the Aussies 'dining-in' at their local supermarket without paying a cent. Also news, sport and weather. And, Michael Jackson's bed up for sale but will anyone buy it?

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Michael Jackson's bed is going on sale. Who'll buy it? Well, I think it is fair to say someone with an interest in morbid memorabilia would buy it. The Queen-size bed in Queen-size bed in which he spent his final moments will be part of a big auction coming up next month, December 17th, to be exact. That is just one of hundreds of items that are expected to fetch millions of dollars. They include fernings art work, sculptures, chairs that reportedly have some of his make-up on them. A mirror where inspirational messages to himself. on them. A mirror where he wrote

inspirational messages to himself. A chock board the kids are -- chalk board the kids had dood board the kids had doodled on. Not with standing how excitable some of his fans are, it could his fans are, it could fetch millions of dollars for the auction house and his estate. Talk today Eddie Murphy will pull out of being host to the Oscars. It is a scandal that took off like wildfire in the last 36 hours or so. out of being host to the Oscars.

Brett Ratner set to produce the Oscar telecast and produced the new movie 'Tower Heist' starring Eddie Murphy made an egregious antigay slur on radio and sort slur on radio and sort of half-Hartley later apologised for it. He got a lot of flack from including the Gay and Lesbian it. He got a lot of flack from it Against Deafimation. And he Against Deafimation. And he produced this statement:

Leaves a lot of people wondering if Brett is out, will eddy leave as well. They are very close collaborators. Brett is known as a bit of a hot head. They are so close to eddy he may not stick with it. I say, " say, "Call Hugh Jackman."

So do we. Thank you. say, "Call Hugh Jackman." Trees down, flash floods, hundreds of calls for help after another wild night. Towards the end of the day, we finally took a vote. It was not unanimous. A juror reveals what really went on behind closed doors. Australia's bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games hangs in the balance. The 10-year-old Aussie champ who's earned the nickname 'Tiny Tiger'. Molly sits down with SuBo. There's the old Susan Boyle and then there's the new Susan Boyle - poshes. Do you like being posh? Yes, does me good. Doesn't it? Susan Boyle opens up about her new life. Right across Australia, this is Sunrise on Seven. From Brekky Central, Kochie and Mel. Hello again. Molly's revealing one-on-one interview with Susan Boyle is coming up. Our big story, though, is the clean-up after last night's wild storms. The Melbourne region appears to have copped the worst. Nat has the details. It wasn't good, Kochie. Victoria has been buffeted by wild storms for several hours overnight, damaging homes and bringing down trees. Melbourne's south-east was hardest hit with East Bentleigh receiving 23mm of rain in just 6 minutes. Hundreds of SES volunteers have worked through the night with this massive tree crushing a car at Frankston. The neighbours weren't in the car, they were going to move the car but fortunately they didn't. Emergency services received more than 1,000 calls for help. The Senate is set to pass world-first legislation today to introduce plain cigarette packaging. From December next year, all cigarettes will be sold in olive brown packets, completely devoid of branding. While the move is being applauded by health authorities and cancer groups, big tobacco says it will challenge the legislation in the high court. We're a legal company selling, a legal product, and we believe that our intellectual property shouldn't be able to be removed from us without any compensation. The tobacco companies say the compensation bill could potentially run into the billions. The hunt is continuing for a rogue Afghan soldier who shot and wounded three Australian soldiers at a patrol base in Oruzgan Province. Australian and American special forces are scouring the countryside after the Afghan managed to escape. Defence Minister Stephen Smith says it's hoped he'll be taken alive for questioning. There will be a range of possibilities, a rogue ANA soldier or a brain snap, or the potential for infiltration. The latest attack comes just 11 days after three diggers were murdered by another rogue Afghan soldier in Kandahar Province. Two people were hospitalised with breathing difficulties after another leak at the Orica chemical plant in Newcastle. 900 kilograms of ammonia escaped into the atmosphere from the facility yesterday. The State Opposition says for the second time in four months the State Government failed to alert the community. People want, and deserve, immediate information from the Government given the heartache they were put through last time. The leak came as it was announced Orica will be prosecuted over the August leak. A new book claims Schapelle Corby was a scapegoat for her drug-dealing father. 'Sins of the Father' alleges her dad, Mick, packed a bag of marijuana into Schapelle's boogie board bag and sent her to Bali in 2004. Mick Corby died of cancer in 2008 and remained convinced of his daughter's innocence. Three years of research have conclusively confirmed That he had three decades of undeniable links to marijuana beside his name, two convictions. Schapelle Corby has served seven years of a 20-year jail sentence. The Gold Coast has its work cut out winning the bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games. It's making its pitch in the Caribbean but it's being out-spent and out-manned by a city from Sri Lanka few have ever heard of before. Mike Amor is there. Right now here in St Kitts the Gold Coast is making the final pitch to win the 2018 games, led by the Queensland Premier Anna Bligh. They are meeting with the delegates whose vote on Saturday, your time will decide the winner. A Sri Lanka city called Hambantota, is out spending win the games. Right now the Gold Coast believes it is a 50 / 50 chance. That is what they will do over the next couple of days and win their support. Got a whole Got a whole afternoon of meeting, one on one with each of the country blocs, so Oceania, the Caribbean, meeting with them all. In a few hours' time the Gold Coast will put on their galla dinner. It might not be as lavish at the Sri Lankan dinner but they believe it will be enough to win over the support of delegates. And we'll have live coverage of the host city announcement on a special Saturday edition of Weekend Sunrise. Three days of top-level talks between Greek politicians have failed to nominate a new prime minister. after being unable to agree on a suitable candidate to lead the incoming interim government. The revelations contradict an earlier statement by out-going Prime Minister George Papandreou, who told reporters a decision had been reached. Talks are expected to resume tomorrow. And a driver got counter service when she crashed her car into a restaurant in America's south, sending diners scrambling. Police say she'd blacked out, ploughing the car through an empty Blockbuster Video store next door before coming to rest in the eatery. Luckily no-one was injured. Coming up - tanning bed ban. We'll meet the cancer survivor who's calling for solariums to be shut down once and for all. But first, let's take a look at finance. Well, Wall Street is in meltdown this morning. this morning. It has come off its Well, Wall Street is in meltdown lows. It was down about 420 points at one stage. It all started when financial markets attacked Italy. The ten-year government bond yields jumped to 7. jumped to 7.25%. The yields of French and Spanish government bonds also blew out overnight. Fears Italy may need a financial rescue package. But it is so big, there are concerns that there is just not enough money to go and help Italy. US banks are being absolutely slaughtered in the markets overnight. To our region yesterday, of course, financial markets were rejoicing at Berlusconi's decision to resign once austerity measures were passed. Times have changed in 24 hours. It will be a lot different today.

yesterday was over $ yesterday was over $1. yesterday was over $1.04, it has The Aussie dollar this time dropped almost 3 cents because of the scare on financial markets overnight means investors go and invest in US dollars as a safe haven. The green back goes up in value, we go down as a result. Time for sport. Here's Beretts. as speculation intensifies that he's secretly raiding the club's playing stocks. Sea Eagles chairman Scott Penn emerged from a marathon 7-hour board meeting last night to announce the dual premiership winning coach had been stood down. The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles board has met this evening and are of the opinion that there have been serious breaches of contract by coach Des Hasler. It's understood Manly will allege Hasler has been trying to poach contracted players ahead of his switch to the Bulldogs in 2013. Michael Clarke has delivered one of his finest performances to save Australia from total disaster on day one of the first Test against South Africa. Clarke anchored the Aussie innings with an unbeaten 107 but even with his captain's knock, the visitors could only manage 8/214 before bad light stopped play. Shaun Marsh endured every batsman's worst nightmare on his way to a patient 44. The first groups are out on course at The Lakes in the opening round of the Australian Open. Greg Norman and defending champion Geoff Ogilvy are due to tee off soon. Tournament favourites Adam Scott and Tiger Woods will be in action this afternoon. Scott tees off at midday and Woods is in the group directly behind with Jason Day and Robert Allenby. Yep, could be interesting on the fairways as they stand by a hole and wave to each other. They have kissed and made up. Yep, very good. Let's get the forecast from you Grant adynam name in WA? Beautiful location, the first settlement on the Nullarbor and very close to Kalgoorlie where we finish tomorrow. Looking forward to finishing on the golf course there. Weather wise, storms are contracting into New South Weather wise, storms are contracting into Weather wise, storms are contracting into New South Wales and Queensland. Not as severe as yesterday with golf-ball size hail and wind wreaking havoc. So things quitanting down in Victoria and not as severe into Queensland and New South Wales. be prepared and live Claratyne clear. More weather details for you in half an hour. See you then. Alright, Grant. A clean-up is underway across parts of South Australia and Victoria after more wild weather. Streets were flooded and homes damaged in South Australia's Riverland late yesterday. Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula were also lashed by heavy rain and hail. Flights were also delayed at Melbourne Airport. Seven News reporter Nick McCallum is in Melbourne and senior meteorologist Tom Saunders is at the Weather Channel. Nick, first to you. How bad was Melbourne hit? Well, Kochie, we are actually in Frankston and here 30 mL of rain fell in just 30 minutes last night. There were 270 calls to Emergency Service, things like trees There were 270 calls to the State down, roofs damaged, flash flooding. Not far from where we are, a garage was flooded. Police had to recover cars from a street hit by flash flooding. And there is a car at the enof a driveway crushed by a tree. Fortunately, no-one was in it at the time. Around Victoria, 1100 calls to the SES. And off Wilsons Promina tore in the far east of the state, a fishing vessel was swamped Fortunately the two crew members were able to get 92 dinghy and call fishing vessel was swamped and sank.

relatives via mobile phones and they were rescued after a pretty hairy, we are told, two hours at sea. Very dramatic night here but as always in Melbourne, it is currently sunny and the forecast is for a sunny day. Go figure. Good news. South Australia also hit by heavy thunderstorms. Is it unusual for this time of year? When will things start to ease? Kochie, good morning. We are rightn middle of the storm season for eastern Australia. So late spring early sumser the most widespread storms. Widespread storms yesterday for South Australia, Victoria New South Wales. Loxton had a wind for South Australia, Victoria and gust of 100km/h and Broken Hill had a wind gust of over 90km/h. It is currently moving across the border into New South Wales, so right now, heavy rain around Albury Wodonga Wagga Wagga and Parkes. Also heavy rain around Albury Wodonga and approaching Sydney with rain developing over the next few hours. This afternoon it will contract into north-east New South Wales. So the rain is clearing from most of south eastern Australia today. Let's hope so. Good to see you, thank you you. A juror in the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial has revealed what really went on inside the jury room. Debbie Franklin is the first juror to speak publicly about the deliberations leading up to the guilty verdict for Conrad Murray. She's told 'ABC America', there were contentious moments as the jury deliberated, including yelling and indecision. Towards the end of the day we finally took a vote. It was not unanimous. And we talked a little more about it, "Let's think about it over the weekend." It was stressful. and we had to keek saying We did yelling and we had to keep saying nobody talk while this person is talking. Raise your hand if you have something to say. Juror number five Debbie Franklin says by Monday the majority managed to convince all the panel Murray was negligent and his mistakes led to Jacksons death. When he came back, Conrad Murray said he was alive. He wasn't breathing but he had a pulse. He had the oximeter. Monitor, right? Monitor on his finger. So at that point, he was alive, according to Conrad Murray. We felt if he would've had the medical equiment there. If it was the airway that was blocked. He didn't have anything there. Franklin has no opinion on the sentence for Conrad Murray and says that's up to the judge. Conrad Murray will be sentenced at the end of the month. Now still ahead, tan ban. More than 200,000 people used solariums in the past year. So, despite the risks, why are the warnings being ignored and is it time they're banned for good? But first here's Kochie. Australia's biggest newspaper company has announced a major shake-up of its operations. News Limited boss John Hartigan has quit. Rupert Murdoch is returning as chairman after three decades. I'm joined Michael Pascoe from Fairfax Media's 'BusinessDay'. Good morning. The announcement was made late yesterday. How significant is the change at the top of the Australian operations? It is quite extraordinary, Rupert Murdoch coming back as chairman News Corp rr, when he is executive Murdoch coming back as chairman of chairman of it, he must have his memory back in a big way to take it on. With John Hartigan, it is being bill as his decision to want to stay down but the fact of the matter is that Glenn Dyer broke this story in 'Crikey' seven weeks ago that Murdoch was coming to Australia and Hartigan would be replaced. But he is at retirement age and has built a successful empire while Rupert has been oversees. Rupert jets in a few times ayear and throws newspapers around and sacks and hires people. But it has been a

testing time. You had the merm Storm scandal and he didn't know, the whole test coming up of trying to put a pay wall around 'The Australian' to save it. It is laoudsing money and needs to get revenue from somewhere. So tests are there. Looking at the change, what is interesting, they revenue from somewhere. So some

brought in Kym Williams from FOXTEL and the arts industry before to over. You wonder why? Maybe they and the arts industry before to take needed a clean skin from outside the news organisation, with no political baggage to be able to handle news inquiries and newspapers and say nothing to do with me, let's move I suppose Kym Williams comes from a forward. broader technology background, doesn't matter what mead you outlet, news, media , seven, they have to change because of new technology. The threat is there, the challenge is there. The bloke that most people thought would get the job, Freudstien is going to FOXTEL. He has more experience than Kym Williams. It is interesting to see what is going on in Rupert's mind with this next generation. Thank you, Michael There's a new push to ban solariums across the country. Campaigners say we're not getting the message about the dangers with about 200,000 Aussies having used one in the past year. There are also concerns about new research showing many operators are defying regulations by allowing under 18s and fair-skinned people to use sunbeds. 43 people die every year from melanoma directly linked to solariums. Jay Allen is a melanoma survivor. He's leading the fight against solariums. Good morning, Jay. Jay, you're pushing for a blanket ban. Is that the only answer? Yes, definitely. Let's follow Brazil's lead and outlaw solariums. Recent studies suggest young people who use them increase the chances of developing melanoma by up to 41% developing melanoma by up to 41%. I do know that people that use sunbeds, they damage cells in their skin. Once these cells get damaged they are irparable. You they are irparable. You can't go back. You expose yourself to high levels of radiation. Get rid of sun beds. Is it smoking? Some people want to do it regardless of what it means for for them? But people are going to gyms, if the solariums are there they will use them. Take away the risks they won't use them. They know they are no good for you for you and won't use them. Was your melanoma in 2008 linked to Yes, my surgeon Dr Michael Quin, it? No.1 in research and treatment is adamant my use has contributed to my disease. We had a meeting yesterday with the minister of the environment, Robyn Parker and I can say we are working closely with New South Wales government on this e say we are working closely with the issue and hopefully we can get it resolved shortly. Good to talk to you, thank you. The world's best golfers are teeing off at the Australian Open in Sydney this morning with much of the attention focused on Tiger Woods. Bookies believe this could be his comeback tournament. But we want to look at another world champion golfer. He's Australian. His name is Karl Vilips and he's only 10 years old. Sunrise correspondent Edwina Bartholomew took him along to the pro-am to meet some of his heroes. Eddy, how good is this kid? He is really good. He son par Tiger Woods at the same age. He has He is really good. He son par with won two world championship tournaments and Tiger went on to six and 14 majors. When we took him tournaments and Tiger went on to win yesterday, the Pro-Am organiser said, " said, "Hello Karl, come and are said, "Hello Karl, come and are have a hit." Tiger Woods... 'The Shark'... Now 'Koala Karl', as he's been nicknamed. Which players inspire you? Tiger Woods and Geoff Ogilvy. He's 10 years old with a playing handicap of 10. That's very good, I'm told.

What will it be like to see Tiger today? Really good, I guess. Shall we go Tiger hunting. He's right there. We are wandering the fairway of the Pro-Am. I'm the am and he's pro. Almost. (CLAPS) That's the smallest clap ever. It's a golf clap. It's not supposed to be loud. Karl started playing with a plastic club at two. By four he'd graduated to the greens. He had his first hole in one at seven. He's now won 23 tournaments including 2 world championships, that's more than his idol Ogilvy. Australian Open defending champion plus six or seven, not bad, not bad at all. His advice for a miniature golfer... If I could go back and do anything more, Practise my short game more, chipping. You short? No, practise the shots closest to the pin. Geoff the pin. Geoff Ogilvy, nice. Morning Greg. Good to catch up. See you at the end. See you at the clubhouse. Like Greg Norman, Karl is making a nice little career from golf. He has clothing sponsors and is even the face of his own Xbox voice-activated golf game. Change club. # Which is evidently as hard as the real thing. Yes! Double bogey, is that good? No. Oh... Back at the Open. Put-put is my specialty, any tips? To always line-up your putt before you putt it. Rights, seems that's is how it's done. Maybe a job as a caddie instead. Never send a man to do a women's work. I got it, let's go. He actually uses that computer game to warm up before his matches and get moving. He is an incredible little boy but you have to focus from now, he can't go professional until 18 so it professional until 18 so it is it the physical and the mental game. Is he a nice kid. Yes, his dad Paul came with us. He is from Melbourne, he came up especially to film with us yesterday. Great story. Very cute. News, sport and weather is next. Then watch your backs - can Aussie soldiers really trust their Afghan colleagues? Plus, Michael Bolton and his Aussie infatuation. Ohh... She's...she's great. Not terrible to look at either. Just which of our singing stars has he taken a shine to? Find out soon, right here on Sunrise. Good morning. Those thunderstorms should start to clear later today.. we're in for a top of 25 in the Territory. A bit cooler at Murrumbateman and 23.

Showers for Cooma.. also 23. Concerns Canberrans have been slugged a whopping 9 million dollars in parking fines in the past financial year. The Opposition's Allistair Coe says its a hike of 1 and half million dollars.. and a slap in the face for struggling families who are paying for the Gallagher government's expensive projects like their 430 million dollar office block. World famous Swedish Soprano Anne Sophie von Otter will plant a Linden tree at our arboretum today. The singer's in town for Saturday's Voices in the Forest concert. And a huge slice of tennis history hits the capital today.. with the Australian Open trophies on display at our Mint. It coincides with the launch of a range of coins to commemorate There are plenty of nasties out there Ugh! But now, there's new Extra Active with dual crystal strips that help give you a clean, fresh and healthy mouth. Eat! Drink! Chew! Extra. You ain't seen nothing yet. On Weekend Sunrise the new outlook for summer and why experts are worried. Plus, will the Gold Coast host the 2018 Commonwealth Games? You'll see the announcement, live. The Riley Diary is back. We'll meet the doctor who can change the colour of your eyes forever. And one man, a piano and a dog. (BARKS) The new Weekend Sunrise. 7am Saturday and Sunday. And this Saturday, viewers in Queensland will get the show at the special time of 6am. So you can so the Commonwealth Games decision live. Just got some pictures I thought you might be interested in, gentlemen, this morning. From New York, mucanda cer preparing for the latest Victoria Secret show. Is it time already some Like you didn't have it Like you didn't have it in your calendar. The Aussie has been part of the lingerie label's stable of supermodels since 2007. And judging by these pictures, she'll be modelling for Victoria's Secret for many years to come. A remarkable spectacle that show. Great wings, though girls. The artistic value, what they put into it is great. If is more of, I go for, watch it for the culture. Of course. Get the Pirelli calendar for the dates. You are crazy not to soak in the creative. Back home, a Sydney radio station is making headlines. The boss of talk station 2UE sent out an email reminding staff to take holidays owing to them. But he accidentally attached a spreadsheet file that detailed the salaries of staff. So everyone could see what everyone else is earning. How do you reckon that went down? And what email blunders have you, or your boss made? Good ones on Facebook. Sam says, " Good ones on Facebook. Sam says, "I was sending an i love you to my partner but accidentally sent it to my ex." Heather, " my ex." Heather, "My

my ex." Heather, "My 10-year-old's football manager sent a text that I sent to her it wouldn't be at training. She sent it back to my me with not nice comments about my son's skills that she meant to send on to the coach." So easy for that to happen. That senses, the fact maybe you have done it before, Nat. I don't think I have but I think would be easy, especially the I don't think I have but I think it football team manage football team management. A minefield. Coming up - three decades in the biz and still going strong. I guess you could say I bought out of it before I over got going. One-time Hollywood heart-throb Val Kilmer opens up about life in the limelight. But first, it's 7:30. News time now. Here's Nat. Regional Victorian towns are being warned to expect some minor flooding after wild storms hit the state overnight. Emergency services responded to more than 1,000 calls for help with homes and roads flooded and trees ripped down. Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs bore the brunt of the storms. The trough of low pressure that's triggering the storms is currently moving a across the border into New South Wales. So right now as we're speaking,

there's heavy rain around Albury Wodonga also further north around Wagga Wagga, up to Parkes. Hundreds of SES volunteers have worked through the night, cleaning up. Qantas and the unions could be headed back to square one, meaning more travel chaos for passengers. It's reported the Transport Workers Union will meet with the ACTU today about a legal challenge If the Federal Court were to lift the ban and strike action continued, Qantas could again lock-out its workers and ground its fleet. Fair Work Australia gave the airline and the unions 21 days to negotiate a settlement. Hundreds of people have grilled the Prime Minister and senior Government MPs at a Community Cabinet meeting in Melbourne's south-west overnight. The carbon tax, the National Broadband Network and asylum seekers were among the most popular topics at the Werribee forum. The Prime Minister used the meeting to continue the hard-sell of the carbon tax which was passed earlier this week. Italy's economy is facing greater uncertainty with fears the former industrial power's markets could crumble. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's decision to resign has done nothing to calm financial markets. The cost of servicing its $2.5 trillion debt has shot up, spooking investors. Italy is too big to fail. Many people are saying today is it too big to bail? President Giorgio Napolitano has moved to reassure Europe the parliament will pass a new package of tough austerity measures. Two tankers have collided, killing one person and closing a highway in America's south-west. One tanker rear-ended the other near the city of Phoenix. A large amount of diesel fuel on board one of the trucks began leaking, sparking a fire. At least two hotels close to the site have been evacuated while a nearby school was ordered to close and the students sent home. Police say they are now evacuating homes and businesses within a kilometre of the scene. Wall Street is picking itself up off the floor the floor it is down about 350 points at the moment, it was down Wall Street is picking itself up off

430 at one stage. Investors are basically attacking European financial markets, particularly Italy and Spain and France. Government, 10-year government bond yields in Italy have blown out to 7. yields in Italy have blown out to 7.25% 7.25%. Yields in French 7.25%. Yields in French and Spanish government bond have also blown out. As a result, American banks have been absolutely hammered overnight because of their potential exposure to investing in Italy. On top of that, you have the Greeks still arguing about who is going to be the next leader of the country. They are squabbling about who it is. Here, a country on the brink of going country on the brink of going broke and politicians. You feel like cracking their heads and getting a bit of sense into them. Well, financial markets are basically doing it at the moment and saying, " doing it at the moment and saying, "Guys, get your act together or you are gone."

go to safety, which is the US dollar. So the US dollar goes up, When markets are scared, investors

our dollar goes down by comparison, it is down 3 cents compared to this time yesterday. That is a lot of the currency market. Time for sport. time yesterday. That is a lot of the currency market. Time for sport. time yesterday. That is a lot of the currency market. Time for sport. This is Sunrise sport report brought to you by Swisse. Tired? Stressed? You'll feel better on Swisse. was Australia's only saving grace on day one of the first Test against South Africa. As wickets tumbled around him at a steady rate, Clarke held the Aussie innings together with a masterful century. number 16 in Test matches for Michael Clarke. Clarke finished unbeaten on 107 but the visitors were still in serious trouble at 8/214 when bad light stopped play. The action is underway at The Lakes in Sydney in the first round of the Australian Open. Defending champion Geoff Ogilvy is out on course along with Greg Norman and world number five Dustin Johnson. Tournament co-favourites Tiger Woods and Adam Scott will play their opening rounds this afternoon. 31-year-old Scott believes he's capable of developing into the world's number one ranked player over the next 12 months. Manly's board has taken the sensational step of standing down dual premiership- winning coach Des Hasler. The Sea Eagles have issued Hasler with a breach notice which is believed to relate to his attempts to take contracted players with him to the Bulldogs in 2013. It's now highly unlikely that Hasler will coach Manly again, clearing the way for him to join Canterbury next year. Wild old weather around the country, let's take a look at it with Grant Denyer who continues his golfing trip on the Nullarbor. We are nearly finished too, Beretts, a mighty old week. Crossing the Nullarbor, 1380 Kays in a golf buggy seemed a good idea at the start. But it has been an exhausting run. Yesterday we crossed the 90-mile straight, the stretch of straight road in the world, it brings us to Fraser's run, a property at the end of the nined mile straight before we get into Kalgoorlie, 300 Kays away. Lots of kangaroos and wild life. Used to be a lot of sheep but the dingoes have taken care of them. A lot of property in the region have stripped back their sheep stock because they can't keep them alive with all the dingoes that are around. So it is wild country, wild territory and a wild place to play golf. Let's look at the forecast. Sunrise weather to you by Claratyne, be prepared and live Claratyne clear. A trough is triggering widespread thunderstorms from the country's north-west to the south-east. These storms are severe in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Very warm, humid northerly winds are affecting eastern Australia ahead of the trough. A front is bringing a cooler, gusty change to South Australia. We are feeling that at the moment, she's a she's a little fresh. Fraser's Run is where we are. Basically a farm stay. Awesome homesteads, which you can stay in and get to see a lot of the countryside. Camels are the other issue out this way. Not so much here but you can see the fencelines, they say there are 800,000 camels in the wild in t