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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. This program is captioned live. Tonight, coming out fighting - Tonight, coming out fighting - nude photos were of someone else. Pauline Hanson offers to prove those Pauline Hanson offers to prove those nude photos were of someone else.

That picture is not of me. That picture is not of me. a Sydney drug lord is laid to rest. Fears of an underworld war as Fears of an underworld war as a Sydney drug lord is laid to rest. This is going to unsettle things. This is going to unsettle things. And motor mouths - And motor mouths - a new website gives Sydney drivers the chance to voice their complaints. the chance to voice their complaints. a new website gives Sydney drivers

Good evening. I'm Sandra Sully. Good evening. I'm Sandra Sully. And I'm Bill Woods. And I'm Bill Woods.

cut back. Also, the skilled migrants program Also, the skilled migrants program cut back. And she's back in the pool - And she's back in the pool - her wild partying behind her. Stephanie Rice vows to put Stephanie Rice vows to put her wild partying behind her. But first, Pauline Hanson is offering to show her navel is offering to show her navel But first, Pauline Hanson for nude photos in the 1970s. to prove she did not pose to prove she did not pose for nude photos in the 1970s.

The former One Nation leader is now suing, is now suing, The former One Nation leader it's not her in the pictures, insisting insisting it's not her in the pictures, and that she's the victim of a smear campaign. of a smear campaign. and that she's the victim photographs that have, once again, These are the controversial These are the controversial photographs that have, once again, catapulted Pauline Hanson into the national spotlight, into the national spotlight, catapulted Pauline Hanson and she's denying any wrongdoing. and she's denying any wrongdoing. The truth is, that is not me in those photos. that is not me in those photos. The truth is,

I have got nothing to hide, I have got nothing to hide, I have always been up-front and honest. been up-front and honest. I have always in News Limited papers yesterday. The saucy snaps hit the headlines The saucy snaps hit the headlines in News Limited papers yesterday. Army veteran Jack Johnson claims Army veteran Jack Johnson claims at the Pelican Bay Resort Hanson posed for him Hanson posed for him at the Pelican Bay Resort in the mid-1970s when he and Pauline were dating. when he and Pauline were dating. in the mid-1970s

by the name of Jack Johnson. I do not know anyone I do not know anyone by the name of Jack Johnson. At a brief media conference, At a brief media conference, by a shirtless Independent candidate, where Ms Hanson was bizarrely joined where Ms Hanson was bizarrely joined by a shirtless Independent candidate, she continued to fight the allegation, to fight the allegation, she continued she had long hair in the '70s saying that saying that she had long hair in the '70s and that the resort where the photos were supposed to have been taken were supposed to have been taken and that the resort where the photos didn't exist. didn't exist. I truly believe that this is another attempt that this is another attempt I truly believe from the floor of Parliament - to keep me away to keep me away from the floor of Parliament - to be your voice, your representatives - your representatives - to be your voice, and, by God, I'm going to get there. and, by God, I'm going to get there.

Frustrated by what she calls a slur campaign against her, a slur campaign against her, Frustrated by what she calls

action against several media outlets. Pauline Hanson has launched legal Pauline Hanson has launched legal action against several media outlets.

But the editor of the newspaper that broke the story that broke the story But the editor of the newspaper is sticking by his source. is sticking by his source. I'm not surprised that after 30 years that after 30 years I'm not surprised in his narrative. there are some holes there are some holes in his narrative. But I made this decision to publish these photos to publish these photos But I made this decision because this was about the photos. because this was about the photos. Either way, it's given the fiery politician it's given the fiery politician Either way, to Saturday's election. even more publicity in the lead-up even more publicity in the lead-up to Saturday's election.

It could be good for her. It could be good for her. I don't think she's got a chance. I don't think she's got a chance. Nicky Haydon, Ten News. Nicky Haydon, Ten News. at the Lakemba Mosque Hundreds of mourners have gathered Hundreds of mourners have gathered at the Lakemba Mosque to pay their respects to a murdered Sydney crime boss. to a murdered Sydney crime boss. to pay their respects the killing of Abdul Darwiche Police investigating Police investigating the killing of Abdul Darwiche appealed for cool heads appealed for cool heads

police commissioner warns but a former assistant but a former assistant police commissioner warns revenge is more than likely. revenge is more than likely.

clutched Abdul Darwiche's casket Dozens of friends and family members Dozens of friends and family members clutched Abdul Darwiche's casket as it was carried into the mosque. as it was carried into the mosque. one of Sydney's biggest crime bosses. The 37-year-old was The 37-year-old was one of Sydney's biggest crime bosses. But today he was remembered as a father, he was remembered as a father, But today shot dead in front of his children. shot dead in front of his children. There was a heavy police presence There was a heavy police presence for its own safety. and the media was told to stay back and the media was told to stay back for its own safety.

He his anger among many in the He his anger among many in the

crowd, police said it issued a call crowd, police said it issued a call

for cool heads and say they must be for cool heads and say they must be

allowed to conduct the allowed to conduct the investigation and urged mourners investigation and urged mourners

not to seek retribution. not to seek retribution. But former assistant police commissioner Clive Small police commissioner Clive Small But former assistant fears bloodshed. fears bloodshed.

Even if the police were to arrest the offender tomorrow, the offender tomorrow, Even if the police were to arrest for the Darwiches to save face. that would not be enough that would not be enough for the Darwiches to save face. They must be seen to respond They must be seen to respond

hold a prominent position if they're going to if they're going to hold a prominent position in the crime networks of Sydney. in the crime networks of Sydney. the fatal shots into Darwiche's car Police believe they know who fired Police believe they know who fired the fatal shots into Darwiche's car at Bass Hill on Saturday. at Bass Hill on Saturday. They just need to find him. They just need to find him. And they don't want anyone from the Darwiche gang anyone from the Darwiche gang And they don't want getting to the gunman first. getting to the gunman first. You could certainly say You could certainly say one of the nastiest gangs we've had. that the whole gang was that the whole gang was one of the nastiest gangs we've had. Senior Muslim leaders are calling for calm are calling for calm Senior Muslim leaders

but police are concerned but police are concerned innocent bystanders could be caught in the cross-fire caught in the cross-fire innocent bystanders could be if there is any further violence. if there is any further violence. Daniel Sutton, Ten News. Daniel Sutton, Ten News. A battle has broken out A battle has broken out over whether the new congestion tax on Sydney Harbour Bridge on Sydney Harbour Bridge over whether the new congestion tax has been a success. has been a success. Ten reporter Ali Donaldson is in the thick of peak-hour traffic the thick of peak-hour traffic Ten reporter Ali Donaldson is in

in North Sydney. in North Sydney. Ali, I guess it depends on whose figures you choose to believe? figures you choose to believe? Ali, I guess it depends on whose

Almond says figures to show Almond says figures to show

motorist's love very slowly turning motorist's love very slowly turning

away from peak-hour travel across away from peak-hour travel across

the bridge because of the $4 toll. the bridge because of the $4 toll.

The M R and R A says that is not The M R and R A says that is not

the case and it is a grab for the case and it is a grab for

the case and it is a grab for cash the case and it is a grab for cash

because motorists to of forced to because motorists to of forced to because motorists to of forced to because motorists to of forced to

travel at peak hour I have no other travel at peak hour I have no other

option and there is no public option and there is no public

transport or alternative routes transport or alternative routes

they can take and they have to pay they can take and they have to pay

the higher its toll. There is a new the higher its toll. There is a new

way to find a direct from the way to find a direct from the

public what is going on. public what is going on. out on the road, Instead of taking their frustrations Instead of taking their frustrations out on the road, motorists have a new soapbox. motorists have a new soapbox. to do a 10-minute drive. It seems to take me half an hour It seems to take me half an hour to do a 10-minute drive.

It absolutely drives me up the wall. It absolutely drives me up the wall. on RoadTube, They can now air their gripes They can now air their gripes on RoadTube, launched by the NRMA, through these mobile video booths. through these mobile video booths. launched by the NRMA,

either through those or at home To upload a video To upload a video either through those or at home and have their say about what's really bugging them what's really bugging them and have their say about licensing, whatever. in regard to roads, transport, in regard to roads, transport, licensing, whatever. There's been one stand-out complaint. There's been one stand-out complaint. Living on the north, Living on the north, we are penalised with the Harbour Bridge toll, with the Harbour Bridge toll, we are penalised has been paid for. which, by all information, which, by all information, has been paid for.

And he's not the only one crying foul about that issue. crying foul about that issue. And he's not the only one 1,800 North Sydney motorists The NRMA has surveyed The NRMA has surveyed 1,800 North Sydney motorists and 91% believe the congestion tax has failed. the congestion tax has failed. and 91% believe today released figures But the Government But the Government today released figures it says shows time-of-day tolling is working. is working. it says shows time-of-day tolling More motorists - around 500 a day - More motorists - around 500 a day - are travelling in the cheaper morning off-peak, in the cheaper morning off-peak, are travelling

have stopped using the bridge while around 1,400 while around 1,400 have stopped using the bridge during the most expensive $4 morning toll. $4 morning toll. during the most expensive 160,000 vehicles a day - It means Australia's busiest road - It means Australia's busiest road - 160,000 vehicles a day - is now a more efficient, better corridor for motorists. better corridor for motorists. is now a more efficient, of cars on the road is actually down We know that the overall volume We know that the overall volume of cars on the road is actually down due to other factors - the price of petrol and the economy. the price of petrol and the economy. due to other factors - will travel around the State. The RoadTube booths The RoadTube booths will travel around the State. The NRMA is also encouraging road users is also encouraging road users The NRMA to record their own traffic vision on their mobile phones to record their own traffic vision on their mobile phones and post it on roadtube.com.au. and post it on roadtube.com.au.

Legal to use your phone when behind Legal to use your phone when behind

the wheel so get your passenger to the wheel so get your passenger to

recall the vision. Another scheme recall the vision. Another scheme

for motorists the sooner or - car for motorists the sooner or - car

parking a levies in the city will parking a levies in the city will

rise and that issue will get rise and that issue will get

motorists talking. motorists talking. The worsening jobs crisis has forced the Rudd Government The worsening jobs crisis has forced the Rudd Government to slash the number of skilled migrants coming to Australia. to slash the number of skilled migrants coming to Australia. Employers hope the cut of 20,000 workers will be reversed Employers hope the cut of 20,000 workers will be reversed as soon as the economy picks up. as soon as the economy picks up.

Just two months ago Just two months ago Australia couldn't get enough skilled workers Australia couldn't get enough skilled workers to meet booming demand. to meet booming demand. Our skilled migrant intake Our skilled migrant intake started a significant build-up three years ago, started a significant build-up three years ago, topping 100,000 last year. topping 100,000 last year. It was set for more than 130,000 this year. It was set for more than 130,000 this year. That's now to be slashed by 18,000. That's now to be slashed by 18,000. After an extraordinary period of growth, After an extraordinary period of growth, Australia is now entering a new and challenging period. Australia is now entering a new and challenging period.

The last thing the Government wants The last thing the Government wants is the perception it is adding to the dole queues. is the perception it is adding to the dole queues. People won't be coming in to compete with Australians for jobs People won't be coming in to compete with Australians for jobs in areas where in areas where there is rising unemployment or increasing competition for jobs. there is rising unemployment or increasing competition for jobs. Building and manufacturing trades Building and manufacturing trades will no longer be an automatic passport to Australia, will no longer be an automatic passport to Australia, now off the critical skills shortage list. now off the critical skills shortage list.

It's good that they've finally recognised It's good that they've finally recognised the gravity of the threats to jobs in Australia. the gravity of the threats to jobs in Australia. is wary about the move. is wary about the move. The building industry does have a structural skills shortage The building industry does have a structural skills shortage and therefore this should only ever be seen as a very temporary measure. and therefore this should only ever be seen as a very temporary measure. The cutting of the migrant intake The cutting of the migrant intake didn't stop the Opposition accusing the Government didn't stop the Opposition accusing the Government

of still being a jobs destroyer through its new Fair Work Bill. of still being a jobs destroyer through its new Fair Work Bill. That's designed to scrap That's designed to scrap

the Howard Government's politically toxic industrial laws. the Howard Government's politically toxic industrial laws. How many working families in your electorate How many working families in your electorate will become redundancy families will become redundancy families as a direct result of Labor's job-destroying changes? as a direct result of Labor's job-destroying changes? But I thought that their position was that WorkChoices was dead. But I thought that their position was that WorkChoices was dead. Oh, it's half dead, is it? Oh, it's half dead, is it? The parrot is not fully dead - it's only half dead. The parrot is not fully dead - it's only half dead. Paul Bongiorno, Ten News. Paul Bongiorno, Ten News. Sport headlines with Brad McEwan, Sport headlines with Brad McEwan, tonight coming from Sydney Olympic Park. tonight coming from Sydney Olympic Park. Brad, the Australian Swimming Championships start there tomorrow. Brad, the Australian Swimming Championships start there tomorrow. Thanks, Sandra. Thanks, Sandra. Now, these titles also double as the world championship selection trials. Now, these titles also double as the world championship selection trials. Can Stephanie Rice repeat her Beijing feats? Can Stephanie Rice repeat her Beijing feats? Well, she's had so much trouble adjusting to the public spotlight, Well, she's had so much trouble adjusting to the public spotlight, she called in Ian Thorpe for advice. she called in Ian Thorpe for advice. Post-Beijing, she partied like most 20-year-olds. Post-Beijing, she partied like most 20-year-olds. Oh, it was really good. I loved it. Oh, it was really good. I loved it. For seven weeks, For seven weeks, Stephanie Rice swapped the swimming pool for the red carpet, Stephanie Rice swapped the swimming pool for the red carpet, but it soon caught up with her. but it soon caught up with her. Stephanie Rice admits since she got back from Beijing Stephanie Rice admits since she got back from Beijing the public scrutiny she's been under has been hard to deal with, the public scrutiny she's been under has been hard to deal with, so one of the people she's turned to is Ian Thorpe. so one of the people she's turned to is Ian Thorpe. I think I could sort of relate my stories better to him I think I could sort of relate my stories better to him and I think they hit him more emotionally than anything else, and I think they hit him more emotionally than anything else, and that was sort of how I felt I handled it. and that was sort of how I felt I handled it. She wasn't alone. She wasn't alone. I thought I was invincible - I thought I was invincible - I thought I could do anything after winning medals over there. I thought I could do anything after winning medals over there. Backstroke silver medallist Hayden Stoeckel stopped training Backstroke silver medallist Hayden Stoeckel stopped training and piled on 11kg through a diet of pizza and beer. and piled on 11kg through a diet of pizza and beer. That's when national coach Alan Thompson intervened. That's when national coach Alan Thompson intervened. He sort of sat me down and said, "If you don't get going now He sort of sat me down and said, "If you don't get going now

"there's no point in going over for the trials "there's no point in going over for the trials "and making a fool of yourself, and that's what you'll do." "and making a fool of yourself, and that's what you'll do." There's a number of others that I had to speak to There's a number of others that I had to speak to just to cajole them back into the water. just to cajole them back into the water. Now our top swimmers are hoping Now our top swimmers are hoping their shortened preparation will be enough their shortened preparation will be enough to get them on the team for the World Championships in Rome. to get them on the team for the World Championships in Rome. Paul Cochrane, Ten News. Paul Cochrane, Ten News. More on the swimming titles shortly. More on the swimming titles shortly. Plus, just how serious Souths are after that big season-opening win. Plus, just how serious Souths are after that big season-opening win.

Breath-testing was in action Breath-testing was in action to make sure the players didn't get too carried away to make sure the players didn't get too carried away with their top-of-the-table performance against the Roosters. with their top-of-the-table performance against the Roosters. Also, the super golf shot that almost sank Phil Mickelson, Also, the super golf shot that almost sank Phil Mickelson, a shot worth seeing for the degree of difficulty alone. a shot worth seeing for the degree of difficulty alone. Still to come, new setbacks in Queensland's oil slick clean-up. Still to come, new setbacks in Queensland's oil slick clean-up. Plus, a healthier sweetener - Australia invents low-GI sugar. Plus, a healthier sweetener - Australia invents low-GI sugar. And we'll meet Australia's most eligible bachelors. And we'll meet Australia's most eligible bachelors.

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This program is captioned live. This program is captioned live. A new battle has broken out A new battle has broken out between the State Government and the guards running our prisons. between the State Government and the guards running our prisons. More than 100 inmates were secretly moved out of Cessnock jail overnight More than 100 inmates were secretly moved out of Cessnock jail overnight

as the Government tries to thwart union efforts as the Government tries to thwart union efforts to stop the jail being sold. to stop the jail being sold. Prison officials had hoped this operation would remain covert. Prison officials had hoped this operation would remain covert. But late last night, under the cover of darkness, But late last night, under the cover of darkness, more than a quarter of Cessnock Jail's inmate population more than a quarter of Cessnock Jail's inmate population

were evicted. And to take this step in the dead of night is completely provocative. were evicted. And to take this step in the dead of night is completely provocative.

Provocative because prison guards at the jail weren't even told. Provocative because prison guards at the jail weren't even told. Instead, hand-picked senior staff executed orders Instead, hand-picked senior staff executed orders to remove 107 prisoners - to remove 107 prisoners - an order some say comprised safety. an order some say comprised safety.

Well, it seems that this Government wants to do things in secret. Well, it seems that this Government wants to do things in secret. It's part of the State Government's plan It's part of the State Government's plan to privatise the Cessnock facility. Staff are being shed and inmates relocated. to privatise the Cessnock facility. Staff are being shed and inmates relocated. It is against Labor Party policy to privatise prisons. It is against Labor Party policy to privatise prisons.

Last night's move just escalates the war Last night's move just escalates the war between Corrective Services and its guards, between Corrective Services and its guards, but it's one the Commissioner is only too happy to take part in. but it's one the Commissioner is only too happy to take part in. They're in total denial that the way forward is progressing. They're in total denial that the way forward is progressing. But it's the progressing in secret part that has proved unpalatable. But it's the progressing in secret part that has proved unpalatable. It's an operational matter, it's a matter for him to deal with, It's an operational matter, it's a matter for him to deal with, but I'm comfortable with what has happened. but I'm comfortable with what has happened. Politically it's not as comfortable. Politically it's not as comfortable. The new Minister was vehemently opposed The new Minister was vehemently opposed to the privatisation of the electricity industry to the privatisation of the electricity industry when he was boss of the unions, when he was boss of the unions,

but this time he says it's different but this time he says it's different because only two jails will be sold off. because only two jails will be sold off. I was opposed to the privatisation of electricity, I was opposed to the privatisation of electricity, not privatisation per se. not privatisation per se. Tell that to the Cessnock families affected. Tell that to the Cessnock families affected. They need to know we're outraged. They need to know we're outraged.

Come to Cessnock - no-one bothers to come to Cessnock - Come to Cessnock - no-one bothers to come to Cessnock - see what's happening, see what's tearing our community apart. see what's happening, see what's tearing our community apart. Josh Murphy, Ten News. Josh Murphy, Ten News. The navy has been called in to help clean up Queensland's oil spill. The navy has been called in to help clean up Queensland's oil spill.

Logistical problems, mismanagement and harsh weather conditions Logistical problems, mismanagement and harsh weather conditions have complicated the operation so far. have complicated the operation so far.

Queensland's oil spill has spread from an environmental mess Queensland's oil spill has spread from an environmental mess to a logistical disaster - to a logistical disaster - hundreds of workers dispatched to clean up Moreton Island hundreds of workers dispatched to clean up Moreton Island

sitting idle. sitting idle. They were forced to stop work after just a few hours They were forced to stop work after just a few hours because of a shortage of rubbish bags. because of a shortage of rubbish bags. I don't know how they could run out of bags, I don't know how they could run out of bags, and I've asked that question myself, frankly. and I've asked that question myself, frankly. Moreton Island was one of the worst-affected areas Moreton Island was one of the worst-affected areas of last week's spill, of last week's spill, and the black stain still remains. and the black stain still remains. Poor beach roads have hampered access to the sticky mess. Poor beach roads have hampered access to the sticky mess. The weather is also a worry. The weather is also a worry. Two workers were treated for heat stress, Two workers were treated for heat stress, and rain forecast tonight could wash the oil back out to sea. and rain forecast tonight could wash the oil back out to sea. I estimate that after seven days I estimate that after seven days we will have broken the back of the beach clean-up. we will have broken the back of the beach clean-up. That's not to say the beaches will be pristine clean, That's not to say the beaches will be pristine clean, but we'll have the majority of the oil under control. but we'll have the majority of the oil under control.

The 250,000 litres of oil leaked by the 'Pacific Adventurer' last week The 250,000 litres of oil leaked by the 'Pacific Adventurer' last week isn't the only environmental concern. isn't the only environmental concern. The Government has now called in the navy The Government has now called in the navy to search for 31 containers of ammonium nitrate to search for 31 containers of ammonium nitrate

which also fell into the ocean. which also fell into the ocean.

Obviously there is a real concern Obviously there is a real concern

to make sure that we can find these containers. to make sure that we can find these containers. The 'Pacific Adventurer' captain has had his passport confiscated. The 'Pacific Adventurer' captain has had his passport confiscated. His crew are saying little. His crew are saying little. Can you tell us about the captain? Can you tell us about the captain? No, no, no. No English. No, no, no. No English. Three investigations are under way into the cause of the oil spill. Three investigations are under way into the cause of the oil spill. Emily Rice, Ten News. Emily Rice, Ten News. Australian scientists have made an extraordinary breakthrough, Australian scientists have made an extraordinary breakthrough, perfecting a new type of sugar perfecting a new type of sugar to help fight obesity. to help fight obesity.

Because of its health benefits Because of its health benefits "wholemeal sugar" is expected to boost our flagging sugar industry. "wholemeal sugar" is expected to boost our flagging sugar industry. It's the sweetest news we've heard in a long time - It's the sweetest news we've heard in a long time - a sugar that may actually be good for our diets. a sugar that may actually be good for our diets. And better yet, it's an Australian invention and a world first. And better yet, it's an Australian invention and a world first. An option for consumers that was never available before An option for consumers that was never available before but is now available but is now available because of the innovation of some extraordinary Queenslanders. because of the innovation of some extraordinary Queenslanders.

It's taken scientists three years to develop a way to refine sugar It's taken scientists three years to develop a way to refine sugar without removing the cane's natural phytochemicals. without removing the cane's natural phytochemicals. By keeping them in, they give the final product a low GI reading. By keeping them in, they give the final product a low GI reading. Reducing the glycaemic index of the foods we eat overall Reducing the glycaemic index of the foods we eat overall will have enormous flow-on health benefits. will have enormous flow-on health benefits. Sugar as Mother Nature intended. Sugar as Mother Nature intended. That means it contains anti-oxidants That means it contains anti-oxidants as well as naturally occurring minerals as well as naturally occurring minerals

such as calcium and potassium. such as calcium and potassium. Its appeal to consumers today was not surprising. Its appeal to consumers today was not surprising. Yeah, it sounds like a good idea. Yeah, it sounds like a good idea. Definitely interested in buying, yes, Definitely interested in buying, yes, because I'm into all that GI stuff. because I'm into all that GI stuff. Already other countries Already other countries battling obesity and diabetes battling obesity and diabetes are queuing up for the technology too. are queuing up for the technology too. This is going to be unique This is going to be unique and lots of companies from all over the world and lots of companies from all over the world will be trying to buy this product. will be trying to buy this product. They already are and they can't keep up with the demand. They already are and they can't keep up with the demand. And that's giving our cane farmers something to smile about. And that's giving our cane farmers something to smile about.

Farmers were really suffering Farmers were really suffering so they had to come up with something that was innovative, so they had to come up with something that was innovative, something that was better than the original, something that was better than the original, and that's exactly what they've done here. and that's exactly what they've done here. It looks like raw sugar and tastes like white sugar It looks like raw sugar and tastes like white sugar

and can be added to any food or drink? for sweetness. and can be added to any food or drink? for sweetness. But, like everything, it should be used in moderation. But, like everything, it should be used in moderation. Amber Muir, Ten News. Amber Muir, Ten News. Young single men from all kinds of backgrounds gathered in Sydney today Young single men from all kinds of backgrounds gathered in Sydney today for the announcement of 'Cleo's 50 finalists for the announcement of 'Cleo's 50 finalists in the hunt for Bachelor of the Year. in the hunt for Bachelor of the Year. Ten's 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Nacho Pop Ten's 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Nacho Pop and Bondi lifeguard Tom Bunting and Bondi lifeguard Tom Bunting are among the contenders. are among the contenders. But they'll have to be in top form But they'll have to be in top form to compete against a field of sport stars and television personalities to compete against a field of sport stars and television personalities handpicked from around the country. handpicked from around the country. Australia's most eligible bachelor will be crowned on April 22. Australia's most eligible bachelor will be crowned on April 22.

A weather at the moment is simply A weather at the moment is simply

magic but how long will it last? It magic but how long will it last? It

might be the time to bring up the might be the time to bring up the

Weatherman an hour week off because Weatherman an hour week off because

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will be like clockwork with classic will be like clockwork with classic will be like clockwork with classic will be like clockwork with classic

or autumn conditions. Clouds are or autumn conditions. Clouds are

rarer than a beak on a fish. We are rarer than a beak on a fish. We are

sneaking a couple of yards out of sneaking a couple of yards out of

the NSW fired fighters lightly. the NSW fired fighters lightly.

They are going on a bike ride from They are going on a bike ride from

Sydney to what will walk up to Sydney to what will walk up to

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will have a sore bottoms but they will have a sore bottoms but they

will also do demonstrations it will will also do demonstrations it will

save people's lives. We have save people's lives. We have

something that later that is critical to watch. something that later that is critical to watch. Next, America's Federal Reserve chief predicts when the recession will end. Next, America's Federal Reserve chief predicts when the recession will end. Also, a sign of tough times - Also, a sign of tough times - dream cars sold off at a fraction of their usual prices. dream cars sold off at a fraction of their usual prices. The increased value of the car we're seeing at auction now The increased value of the car we're seeing at auction now has taken us by surprise. has taken us by surprise. And blast-off at last for the troubled 'Discovery' mission. And blast-off at last for the troubled 'Discovery' mission.

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Time to check the traffic now a bar Time to check the traffic now a bar Time to check the traffic now a bar Time to check the traffic now a bar

for Liverpool. Been delays this for Liverpool. Been delays this

afternoon. There was a bad truck afternoon. There was a bad truck

accident here at Liverpool and an accident here at Liverpool and an accident here at Liverpool and an accident here at Liverpool and an

oil spill past Banks Town airport. oil spill past Banks Town airport.

This is in Newbridge Road heading This is in Newbridge Road heading

in from the airport with people in from the airport with people

making their journey all way from making their journey all way from

banks town and unfortunately there banks town and unfortunately there

can be sued -- conditions continue. can be sued -- conditions continue.

It is taking motorists an hour to It is taking motorists an hour to

get along there. That is New Bridge get along there. That is New Bridge

Road into Liverpool after a serious Road into Liverpool after a serious

struck accident and an oil spill. A struck accident and an oil spill. A

bad accident also on the M4. bad accident also on the M4. Armed police are carefully searching a swamp near Darwin Armed police are carefully searching a swamp near Darwin after a young girl was apparently taken by a crocodile. after a young girl was apparently taken by a crocodile. Police on quad bikes and in the air are looking for the 11-year-old girl, Police on quad bikes and in the air are looking for the 11-year-old girl, who hasn't been seen since swimming with friends last night. who hasn't been seen since swimming with friends last night.

They've let us know They've let us know they may have seen the tail of a crocodile, they may have seen the tail of a crocodile, splashing in the water, splashing in the water,

and they may have seen the head of a crocodile as well. and they may have seen the head of a crocodile as well. The girl's shorts have been found in the area she was last seen. The girl's shorts have been found in the area she was last seen. A specialist police squad is trawling the 2-kilometre water channel. A specialist police squad is trawling the 2-kilometre water channel. Tonight almost 100 luxury vehicles are going under the hammer, Tonight almost 100 luxury vehicles are going under the hammer, almost all of them the result of bank repossessions almost all of them the result of bank repossessions from unemployed corporate executives. from unemployed corporate executives. They're the cars many of us can only dream of They're the cars many of us can only dream of but at 6:00 tonight but at 6:00 tonight they'll go under the hammer for a fraction of their normal price. they'll go under the hammer for a fraction of their normal price. What car's Dad looking at? A Lexus, yeah. What car's Dad looking at? A Lexus, yeah. Do you approve of that? Do you approve of that? Yeah, I do. Yeah, I do. Yep, there's a nice one over there. Yep, there's a nice one over there. I think I will be buying this one on Monday. I think I will be buying this one on Monday. Don't tell anybody, though. Don't tell anybody, though. How much will you put on the table for it? How much will you put on the table for it? It all depends on what my wife gives me. It all depends on what my wife gives me. With almost 100 top-end cars up for grabs, With almost 100 top-end cars up for grabs, what to buy is often a decision of the heart, not the head. what to buy is often a decision of the heart, not the head.

The purple car? Why do you like the purple car? The purple car? Why do you like the purple car? Because it's my favourite colour. Because it's my favourite colour. How much money would you give for it? How much money would you give for it? Hmm... One dollar. Hmm... One dollar. One dollar? I think you're in with a chance. One dollar? I think you're in with a chance. 80% of these cars were repossessed. 80% of these cars were repossessed. Many travelled only a few thousand kilometres Many travelled only a few thousand kilometres

before the keys were handed over to the bank. before the keys were handed over to the bank.

The increased value of the car we're seeing at auction now The increased value of the car we're seeing at auction now has taken us by surprise. has taken us by surprise. Seeing as many high-profile high-level cars here is not normal. Seeing as many high-profile high-level cars here is not normal. This new Ferrari 599 This new Ferrari 599 is potentially the biggest bargain on the showroom floor. is potentially the biggest bargain on the showroom floor. A dealership would make you pay at least $600,000 for this machine A dealership would make you pay at least $600,000 for this machine but the auctioneers expect it to go under the hammer but the auctioneers expect it to go under the hammer for a paltry $450,000. for a paltry $450,000. I wonder if there's room in the back for the camera and tripod. I wonder if there's room in the back for the camera and tripod. Not everyone seems fazed by the economic crisis. Not everyone seems fazed by the economic crisis. Around 1,500 people will bid for their dream cars tonight. Around 1,500 people will bid for their dream cars tonight. James Boyce, Ten News. James Boyce, Ten News. Now to the ING Direct finance report with Amber Muir. Now to the ING Direct finance report with Amber Muir. Amber, Wall Street offered our share market some strong leads today. Amber, Wall Street offered our share market some strong leads today.

It did and comments by the US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke It did and comments by the US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke also gave investor confidence a boost. also gave investor confidence a boost. He's predicted He's predicted America's worst recession in decades will end this year America's worst recession in decades will end this year with a recovery gaining steam next year. with a recovery gaining steam next year. The chairman says The chairman says

much will depend on fixing America's troubled banking system. much will depend on fixing America's troubled banking system. His comments follow fury over insurance giant AIG, His comments follow fury over insurance giant AIG,

which has paid $250 million in bonuses to executives which has paid $250 million in bonuses to executives at a time when it's relying on taxpayer money to stay afloat. at a time when it's relying on taxpayer money to stay afloat. Locally, the Federal Government's asked for more time Locally, the Federal Government's asked for more time to review China's bid to increase its stake in Rio Tinto. to review China's bid to increase its stake in Rio Tinto. It's considered the most important decision on foreign investment It's considered the most important decision on foreign investment

since Peter Costello prevented Shell from taking over Woodside Petroleum since Peter Costello prevented Shell from taking over Woodside Petroleum eight years ago. eight years ago. The miners were all lower today, The miners were all lower today, dragging down gains made by the financials and the banks. dragging down gains made by the financials and the banks. And there'll be more finance details in the Late News. And there'll be more finance details in the Late News. After more than a month of delays After more than a month of delays

the space shuttle 'Discovery' has blasted off. the space shuttle 'Discovery' has blasted off. MISSION CONTROL: Lift-off for space shuttle 'Discovery', MISSION CONTROL: Lift-off for space shuttle 'Discovery', taking the space station to full power for full science. taking the space station to full power for full science. During the 13-day mission, During the 13-day mission, the seven astronauts will install the final pair of solar wings the seven astronauts will install the final pair of solar wings on the International Space Station. on the International Space Station. They'll also try their hand at plumbing, They'll also try their hand at plumbing, fitting a new processor to turn urine into drinking water. fitting a new processor to turn urine into drinking water. Prince Charles has ventured deep into the Amazon rainforest Prince Charles has ventured deep into the Amazon rainforest on his tour of South America to raise awareness about climate change. on his tour of South America to raise awareness about climate change. But it wasn't all work. But it wasn't all work. The 60-year-old heir to the throne showed off his salsa moves The 60-year-old heir to the throne showed off his salsa moves as local women lined up to dance with him. as local women lined up to dance with him. The Prince of Wales was also honoured by Amazon people, The Prince of Wales was also honoured by Amazon people, named a Friend of the Forest for his conservation efforts. named a Friend of the Forest for his conservation efforts.

Still to come, the tax hike on alcopops faces defeat in the Senate. Still to come, the tax hike on alcopops faces defeat in the Senate. Also, Australia's top designers take us on a journey Also, Australia's top designers take us on a journey through the history of fashion. through the history of fashion. And more than 250,000 seniors get sporty for their own special week. And more than 250,000 seniors get sporty for their own special week. Am I a star or am I a star? Am I a star or am I a star?

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VOICEOVER: Bank fees can add up, VOICEOVER: Bank fees can add up, but when it comes to monthly fees, but when it comes to monthly fees, Commonwealth Bank's Transaction Account Commonwealth Bank's Transaction Account makes a whole year of banking fee-free. makes a whole year of banking fee-free. Learn more online or in-branch. Learn more online or in-branch. This program is captioned live. This program is captioned live. Top stories this news hour - Top stories this news hour - Sydney motorists have a new platform to air their complaints. Sydney motorists have a new platform to air their complaints. The NRMA has set up a website call RoadTube. The NRMA has set up a website call RoadTube. Drivers can have their say at mobile booths around the city Drivers can have their say at mobile booths around the city or upload their comments to the site. or upload their comments to the site. Fears of an underworld war in Sydney, Fears of an underworld war in Sydney, as slain drug lord Abdul Darwiche is laid to rest. as slain drug lord Abdul Darwiche is laid to rest. Hundreds of mourners paid their respects today at Lakemba Mosque. Hundreds of mourners paid their respects today at Lakemba Mosque. Police believe they know who fired the fatal shots into Darwiche's car Police believe they know who fired the fatal shots into Darwiche's car at Bass Hill on Saturday at Bass Hill on Saturday and they just need to find him. and they just need to find him.

And Pauline Hanson is denying And Pauline Hanson is denying that nude photos published in the weekend press were her. that nude photos published in the weekend press were her. She intends to sue several media outlets over the story. She intends to sue several media outlets over the story. And she's offering to show her belly button And she's offering to show her belly button to prove the photos were of someone else. to prove the photos were of someone else. A parliamentary inquiry has backed the controversial alcopops tax, A parliamentary inquiry has backed the controversial alcopops tax, despite admitting despite admitting it's unclear whether the tax has had any impact on binge-drinking. it's unclear whether the tax has had any impact on binge-drinking. Hundreds of millions of dollars may have to be repaid Hundreds of millions of dollars may have to be repaid to alcohol companies to alcohol companies if the tax is not approved this week. if the tax is not approved this week.

If the bill doesn't pass in the Senate If the bill doesn't pass in the Senate it will only be a number of weeks it will only be a number of weeks before we have teenage girls back using their pocket money, before we have teenage girls back using their pocket money, for lolly-water drinks. paying those low prices for lolly-water drinks. paying those low prices The Coalition opposes the tax The Coalition opposes the tax but says it will allow the Government to keep the money already raised but says it will allow the Government to keep the money already raised

if it is spent tackling alcohol abuse. if it is spent tackling alcohol abuse. Australia's top designers have been offering fashion tips Australia's top designers have been offering fashion tips for tough times. for tough times. They're showing off their creations at Melbourne Fashion Week, They're showing off their creations at Melbourne Fashion Week, where everything old is new again. where everything old is new again. It's clear the annual Fashion Festival has rolled into Melbourne It's clear the annual Fashion Festival has rolled into Melbourne

when a runway pops up at Southern Cross Station when a runway pops up at Southern Cross Station to take commuters on a journey through the ages. to take commuters on a journey through the ages. To mark the festival's 13th year, To mark the festival's 13th year, 13 iconic looks from the 1860s to the present were recreated. 13 iconic looks from the 1860s to the present were recreated. We really were stopping the traffic. It was so much fun. We really were stopping the traffic. It was so much fun. But looking to the future, But looking to the future, fashion insiders got a glimpse of what's to come this winter. fashion insiders got a glimpse of what's to come this winter. The traditional festival luncheon was steeped in glitz and glamour. The traditional festival luncheon was steeped in glitz and glamour. Among international stars lending support to local designers - Among international stars lending support to local designers - Dutch supermodel Doutzen Kroes. Dutch supermodel Doutzen Kroes. I can't wait to see Sass & Bide and Josh Goot and Lisa Ho I can't wait to see Sass & Bide and Josh Goot and Lisa Ho

and I just met Alex Perry. and I just met Alex Perry. When it comes to weathering the economic storm, When it comes to weathering the economic storm, American style guru J. Alexander has one word - 'recycle'. American style guru J. Alexander has one word - 'recycle'.

We have a worldwide recession so make old look new - We have a worldwide recession so make old look new - get a great bag, invest in a good shoe and some accessories. get a great bag, invest in a good shoe and some accessories. And another tip - from the face of the festival - And another tip - from the face of the festival - about something that never goes out of style. about something that never goes out of style. I've always been very spoilt I've always been very spoilt so I always say "please" and "thank you". so I always say "please" and "thank you".

I think that's a good tip. I think that's a good tip. Hermione Kitson, Ten News. Hermione Kitson, Ten News. If you're hoping to catch up with your grandparents If you're hoping to catch up with your grandparents in the next few days, in the next few days, you'll have to be quick. you'll have to be quick. They might be busy painting, dancing or playing golf They might be busy painting, dancing or playing golf as part of New South Wales Seniors Week. as part of New South Wales Seniors Week. On a lovely sunny morning, they came to learn. On a lovely sunny morning, they came to learn. They also discovered, by accident, a putter works backwards They also discovered, by accident, a putter works backwards

and golf is fun. and golf is fun. Am I a star or am I a star? Am I a star or am I a star? I think you don't really know what you can and can't do I think you don't really know what you can and can't do until you actually give it a go. until you actually give it a go. Golf is for every Tom, Dick and Harry Golf is for every Tom, Dick and Harry or, in this case, Barbara, Graham and Danny. or, in this case, Barbara, Graham and Danny. Good morning, Danny. Morning, Brad. Good morning, Danny. Morning, Brad. The "come and try golf" day is 1 of 700 activities The "come and try golf" day is 1 of 700 activities happening across the State happening across the State involving more than 250,000 involving more than 250,000 enthusiastic participants. enthusiastic participants. And you learn something every day. And you learn something every day. Like you are today. Like you are today. I am, I am indeed, and I've still got a lot to learn. I am, I am indeed, and I've still got a lot to learn. Has Tiger Woods got reason to be concerned? Has Tiger Woods got reason to be concerned? (LAUGHS) No! No, I've never played before. (LAUGHS) No! No, I've never played before. As you'd expect, not everyone hit the ball all the time, As you'd expect, not everyone hit the ball all the time, but they all got into the swing of things. but they all got into the swing of things. Who needs a fancy pair of golf shoes Who needs a fancy pair of golf shoes

when you can slip into your favourite pair of slippers? when you can slip into your favourite pair of slippers? You might be the first golfer to play golf in slippers. You might be the first golfer to play golf in slippers. (LAUGHS) Oh, well. They're very comfortable. (LAUGHS) Oh, well. They're very comfortable. All 700 events are free or discounted. All 700 events are free or discounted. You might even be able to wear your slippers. You might even be able to wear your slippers. MAN: Nice shot, Ray! MAN: Nice shot, Ray! Brad McEwan, Ten News. Brad McEwan, Ten News. Back out to Olympic Park now to Brad McEwan. Back out to Olympic Park now to Brad McEwan. Brad, it's a race to Rome for our swimmers. Brad, it's a race to Rome for our swimmers. Yes, spots on our world championship swim team Yes, spots on our world championship swim team are up for grabs here this week are up for grabs here this week at the Australian Swimming Championships. at the Australian Swimming Championships. Ahead, one of the biggest stars at this meet, Stephanie Rice, Ahead, one of the biggest stars at this meet, Stephanie Rice, talks about coping with all the pressure post-Beijing. talks about coping with all the pressure post-Beijing. And the morning after - Souths' version of RBT, And the morning after - Souths' version of RBT, with players tested to ensure they didn't party too hard with players tested to ensure they didn't party too hard after that memorable win. after that memorable win.

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They know it tastes great, They know it tastes great, but they're not sure if it's really fresh. but they're not sure if it's really fresh. Well, I can tell you, it's delivered fresh - not frozen - Well, I can tell you, it's delivered fresh - not frozen - by some of Australia's most trusted producers by some of Australia's most trusted producers like Inghams and Steggles. like Inghams and Steggles. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinking. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinking. How would I know? I'm just a truck driver. How would I know? I'm just a truck driver. You're spot-on. I do drive a truck. You're spot-on. I do drive a truck. Full of fresh chicken. Just like him. Full of fresh chicken. Just like him. SONG: # Can't beat that taste Can't beat it, can't beat it... # SONG: # Can't beat that taste Can't beat it, can't beat it... # It's just another reason why you can't beat that taste. It's just another reason why you can't beat that taste. # Can't beat that taste. # # Can't beat that taste. #

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Welcome to sport from the Sydney Olympic Park, Welcome to sport from the Sydney Olympic Park, where the Australian Swimming Championships begin tomorrow. where the Australian Swimming Championships begin tomorrow. And one of the big names everyone will be watching is Stephanie Rice, And one of the big names everyone will be watching is Stephanie Rice, who's using this meet who's using this meet as the first step towards defending her Olympic gold medals in 2012. as the first step towards defending her Olympic gold medals in 2012. Stephanie Rice is back in the water Stephanie Rice is back in the water and already eyeing off the London Games. and already eyeing off the London Games. I loved Beijing I loved Beijing and I want to have all those feelings and excitement back again. and I want to have all those feelings and excitement back again. But even she admits she won't be at her best But even she admits she won't be at her best after a 7-week break after a 7-week break celebrating her three gold medals in Beijing. celebrating her three gold medals in Beijing. Yeah, she loves to dance, she loves to party, Yeah, she loves to dance, she loves to party, but she's not anywhere near the image that's portrayed of her. but she's not anywhere near the image that's portrayed of her. Her main priority for now - Her main priority for now - keeping her spot on the national squad, keeping her spot on the national squad, then peaking for the July World Championships in Rome. then peaking for the July World Championships in Rome. If I didn't think I could do better than what I did in the Olympics If I didn't think I could do better than what I did in the Olympics I wouldn't still be swimming. I wouldn't still be swimming. Jessicah Schipper is also planning ahead. Jessicah Schipper is also planning ahead. She wants her butterfly world record back She wants her butterfly world record back after changing squad and coach during a 9-week break. after changing squad and coach during a 9-week break. It's so much more fun. It's so much more fun. I'm having a lot more fun where I am now. I'm having a lot more fun where I am now. The training's so different. The training's so different. Hayden Stoeckel is enjoying things again too, Hayden Stoeckel is enjoying things again too, but he took some convincing. but he took some convincing. I was only meant to take a month off I was only meant to take a month off and it turned out to be three months. and it turned out to be three months. Now the Olympic silver medallist says Now the Olympic silver medallist says it'll be three years of solid preparation it'll be three years of solid preparation in a bid to go one better in London. in a bid to go one better in London. Paul Cochrane, Ten News. Paul Cochrane, Ten News. Now, all the action from the Australian swimming titles Now, all the action from the Australian swimming titles

can been seen live on Ten HD this week. can been seen live on Ten HD this week. You'll see the heats from 10:00am, You'll see the heats from 10:00am, With the finals on air from 7:30pm on Ten HD and a replay on Ten. With the finals on air from 7:30pm on Ten HD and a replay on Ten. Of course, Ten HD will soon be known as One. Of course, Ten HD will soon be known as One. In breaking league news, In breaking league news, nine players face bans for a range of offences nine players face bans for a range of offences after the NRL's judiciary review. after the NRL's judiciary review. The new grapple crackdown snared five of the players The new grapple crackdown snared five of the players after 20 grapple incidents in the opening round. after 20 grapple incidents in the opening round.

In other news, Cronulla prop Ben Ross? remains in hospital In other news, Cronulla prop Ben Ross? remains in hospital with a neck injury suffered in the win over Penrith. with a neck injury suffered in the win over Penrith. The Sharks say he's still suffering pins and needles. The Sharks say he's still suffering pins and needles. Meanwhile, Souths players admit their blitz of the Sydney Roosters Meanwhile, Souths players admit their blitz of the Sydney Roosters means they can't sneak under the radar. means they can't sneak under the radar. The Rabbitohs enjoyed their win, but not too much - The Rabbitohs enjoyed their win, but not too much -

not with a breathalyser doing the rounds before training sessions, not with a breathalyser doing the rounds before training sessions, and a rule that all players must blow no more than 0.05. and a rule that all players must blow no more than 0.05.

Yesterday their win blew away the Roosters Yesterday their win blew away the Roosters and blew their cover. and blew their cover.

We would have liked to have stayed under the radar a little bit, We would have liked to have stayed under the radar a little bit, but, with a win like that, but, with a win like that, teams are going to be well prepared for us. teams are going to be well prepared for us. They seem a lot better team than they were last year, They seem a lot better team than they were last year, and probably a better team than they were and probably a better team than they were when they pushed into the eight a few years ago. when they pushed into the eight a few years ago. The henhouse slaughter The henhouse slaughter is what these ruthless Rabbits want more of in 2009. is what these ruthless Rabbits want more of in 2009. It's something we've been working on. It's something we've been working on. Once we get a lead Once we get a lead we want to make sure we put them away for good. we want to make sure we put them away for good. The Roosters' home game The Roosters' home game was