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(generated from captions) New York, Bali, Madrid - now London. We've already heard survivors asking the inevitable question - where next? If it happens to be Australia, how ready are we?

Our people don't know what to do if

there's a terror attack, they don't

know how to respond and what to do.

We are having a major difficulty in We are having a ajor difficulty in p otecting

We are having a major difficulty in protecting major public as sets

such as the transport network,

buses and train systems. We should consider ourselves vulnerable in

the same way that our allies, conside ourselves vulnera le n consider ourselves vulnerable in the same way that our allies, the

British, the Americans and others

have. So what if it's Sydney,

Melbourne, Brisbane or anywhere

else in Australia? Are we really

ready to respond to terrorists? How

well trained are we to react and

rescue in those crucial moments

following a strike? One of the

biggest concerns that everyone has

is simultaneous multiple attacks.

Crisis management consultant Myles

New love says as our defences

become tighter the targets of terror ter o become

terror become softer. Striking

public transport achieves maximum

chaos and carnage. It was built on

the access to the public, so it was

multiple entry points to gain the

use of public transport. When you

are looking at a security-conscious environment nv ronment

environment that we are looking in,

public transport was never

conceived in that fashion People

say it's inevitable. I'd never use

those words. I can't dismiss it. It

is highly likely that there will be

an attempt. If there is, Attorney-General Philip Ruddock

will play the lead role,

coordinating the national

counterterrorism plan. What you

have is people who are prepared to

learn the lessons that you can from

what has happened abroad, apply

them here. But the calm and ordered

response to the London tragedy

might not be repeated here. Take

the railways in Melbourne where 300

customer service officers haven't been trained in evacuation

procedures. This is a wake-up call

to everybody. Victor to ever ody. VAc or to everybody. Victor from to ever ody. V ctor from procedures. This is a wake-up call

procedures. This is a wake-up call to everybody. Victor from the Rail

tram and bus union says public

safety is jeopardized. Our officers

are not fully prepared. We are

concerned about the lack of

training provided to our officers.

We are concerned that there's been

no training on an ongoing manner

conducted with our members now for

a number of years. We've been

pursuing this issue since the

Madrid bombings. We are calling

upon the Government and transport

operators to step up to come up to

the mark to provide proper training.

I can't comment on what is

happening in Victoria. I'm sure

those that have the direct

responsibility will be taking on

board any criticisms and seeing

whether they are valid. You are

also the man in charge, can't you

pick up the phone and say "Is this

the case? Do these people know what

to do if a bomb explodes in a train

station?" I do with Commonwealth

officials. By the time we left the

Attorney-General's office the

Federal's Government's national

security advisor was on the base

case. Big brother is watching.

Behind the scenes at our most

famous landmark they are watching.

Attention, you have no motion alarm.

The system is like a brain. The

cameras are, in fact, the eyes. If

the camera can see it, the system

will recognise it. Rustom is

showing the gen use IQ80,

Australian-designed security

technology, which detects objects

technology, which detects objects left in a crowded scene, even if

they are invisible to the human eye.

Normally a security guard can't

watch more than four cameras at a

time. This system will tell them

what camera to look at. Paul

Willoughby - It's a national and

international icon, it's a vitally

important part of Sydney's daily

transport system. We need to

provide the best security system we

can. We need to be realistic about

what we can expect and to be

brutally frank, attacks of the kind

we saw in London virtually have no

defence. Scott Burchell from Deacon

University says alive or dead Osama

bin Laden's campaign of terror will

live on, no matter how much we try

to stop it. There's to stop it. There s to stop it. There's not

live on, no matter how much we try live on, no matter how much we try to stop it. There s not a lot l ve on no matt r ow much we try to stop it. here s not a lot of live on, no matter how much we try to stop it. here s not a lot f

to stop it. There's not a lot of evidence that we to stop it. There s not a lot of evidenc that we

to stop it. There's not a lot of evidence that we are making significant s gnificant nroads significant inroads s gnificant nroads which significant inroads which will

dimminish the threats that have

emerged. It's hard to see that the