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(generated from captions) LISA WILKENSON: Good morning. for Michael Jackson. It hasn't been a great week his infamous Neverland Ranch. He's been ordered to shut are speaking out. And now, his nephews in the same room, We were all sleeping

but it's because we loved the guy. We wanted to be with him. exclusive to Weekend Sunrise. The 3T boys, It's Sunday, the 12 March 2006.

This program is LIVE captioned.

# Reach out for the sunrise # Put your hands in to the big sky # this is Weekend Sunrise. Right across Australia, Lisa Wilkenson and Chris Reason. Now from brekky central, # Reach out for the sunrise and welcome to the show. Good morning, everyone out of the headlines. And Michael Jackson just can't keep some fairly explosive stuff. His brother Jermaine has been saying

The most damaging perhaps, his nephews has shaken the family. is that Michael's relationship with

nephews in just a few minutes. We're going to hear from those is there life on Mars? Also this morning, that keeps getting asked. It's a question for a special spy mission. A NASA craft is orbiting the planet shortly. We'll find out more about that this morning The Queen arrives in Australia her final official visit. for what could be

They are saying it could be her

last international trip abroad,

full stop. at Canberra Airport Our crews are in position just after 9am. to bring you that live is the home of big name stars. And as always, Weekend Sunrise Anthony Hopkins, Gwyneth Paltrow This morning, we'll hear from and Jake Gyllenhaal.

'Proof'. They all star in the new movie will tell us more about that. Nelson Aspen morning. So it's shaping up as a busy Simon Reeve and the latest news. Let's get it under way with

Welcome back. Thank you, it's great

to be here on Sunday morning, set

of it. the alarm and loving every minute

Good morning, everyone. We begin today in the Hague Slobodan Milosevic where former Yugoslav president in a United Nations detention centre. has been found dead has been found dead

months before his trial for genocide The 64-year-old's death comes just

and war crimes was expected to end. He was facing charges and Kosovo in the 1990's. over conflicts in Bosnia, Croatia UN officials say was found in his cell late last night the former president's body from natural causes. and that he appeared to have died and high blood pressure Milosevic suffered a heart condition his four-year trial. which frequently interrupted

Dr Keith Suter And our foreign affairs editor of Slobodan Milosevic after 9am. will rate the legacy Three young boys have been killed in Brisbane's west. after being hit by a train Aged between eight and 10, on the tracks near Goodna station the children were hit while playing just after 6.30 last night. police received several calls Just minutes before the accident,

throwing rocks at trains. complaining about children

on the commuter train was injured Queensland Rail say no-one is being treated for shock. but the train driver

And the search has resumed missing in Sydney's west. for an eight-year-old boy around 6.30 in bushland at St Mary's. The boy went missing last night have joined the search. The dog squad and SES

Channel Nine has banned Grant Hackett pool deck. from the Commonwealth Games The Games broadcaster superstar into the area won't let the injured swimming

because he's working for Sunrise. the athletes village But Hackett will be allowed into to motivate his team-mates coach Alan Thompson. after an appeal from head swimming Medical authorities say at the centre of a pathology bungle they can't find the doctor in New South Wales. is trying to find Dr Farid Zaer, The Queensland Medical Board

patients in New South Wales. who misdiagnosed hundreds of cancer

two years ago He was struck off as a pathologist to work as a GP. but is still registered in Brisbane. Dr Zaer is believed to be living

three months Kim Beazley has reportedly been given or face a leadership challenge. to pull his party together Labor figures set the ultimatum Fairfax newspapers report senior and damaging media coverage. after weeks of factional brawling former leader Simon Crean Mr Beazley will today meet cost Mr Crean preselection. to discuss the unrest that almost a Paris university French riot police have stormed to end a three-day student protest. into Sorbonne University The heavily armed officers charged almost 200 students using tear gas to disperse inside classrooms. who had barricaded themselves about new industrial laws The students are angry to sack young workers. making it easier for employers in about an hour The Queen will arrive in Canberra Commonwealth Games tour. for her four-day Minister and Governor-General She'll be welcomed by the Prime and spend today relaxing in Sydney tomorrow. before her official duties start any protests Republicans say they aren't planning the Queen's last visit to Australia. for what's likely to be just after 9am. We'll bring you her arrival live

To sport now - in the first round of the NRL. and Penrith has scored an upset win

They defeated the Bulldogs 24-22. team downed Manly 27-14 In other games, a youthful Canberra 25-6. and the Knights thrashed the Eels streak behind them. The Knights put their 2005 losing They led into the break 8-6, midway through the second half. stretching their lead

Andrew Johns played a key role, of the Knights' five tries. having a hand in four In the Super 14, a convincing late win the Queensland Reds produced against the Western Force. continued their unbeaten run, A George Gregan-inspired Brumbies

in a tight finish. defeating the Sharks the Force at Suncorp Stadium. As for the Reds, they downed They fought back from 18-3 down,

with a penalty goal by Julian Huxley. taking the lead in the 62nd minute The young Queensland team with a try by Greg Holmes, then secured their victory before Stephen Moore crossed the line in the final minute. In AFL, Geelong will meet the Crows in a pre-season grand final after defeating Fremantle last night. The Cats won the NAB semifinal by 20 points. Meantime, the Swans continued their losing streak, going down to Richmond 89-49. Tall scores have kept South Australia in control after day two of the Pura Cup after day two of the Pura Cup at Adelaide Oval.

South Australia's massive 7/541 has New South Wales chasing in a must-win match. New South Wales is currently 3/103, still 438 runs behind. Paralympian Michael Milton has won Australia's first medal on day one of competition in Torino. The 32-year-old from Canberra took out silver in the men's downhill event. This is Milton's fifth games, wining four gold medals at the 2002 Paralympics. Aussie team-mate Toby Kane finished ninth in the event. Now to Sunday's weather. And showers are forecast in Cairns. Showers also in Brisbane 29. Sydney, sunny and 30 degrees. Mostly fine in Canberra. Hobart, some cloud about and 31. A hot 36 degrees for Melbourne. Adelaide wet and 34. It should be fine in Perth. And Darwin, a top of 32 degrees. And looking ahead - Brisbane will stay wet and hot. The showers will arrive in Sydney on Tuesday. Canberra staying warm through the first half of the week, And very wet in Hobart. Some showers in Melbourne tomorrow before fining up on Tuesday. Adelaide beginning to warm up. Perth very hot for the next couple of days. And the thunderstorms will persist in the Top End. And we'll have more news at 8.30.

Still plenty of summer around. Yes,

the ipbtdian summer, I love it. Like

it, but I worry about global

warming. You are that sort of

person, Lisa. Sensitive thing. Just

enjoy it. Mother of three kids, you keep telling me. For years, NASA scientists have been trying to get up close and personal with Mars. And finally, they could be about to get their wish. As we go to air, a special orbiter is entering a critical phase in it's mission.

For the next six months, it will start examining the planet's surface in unprecedented detail. Jonathan Nally is from Australian Sky and Telescope Magazine. Good morning to you. Good morning.

Explain to us how this orbiter works?

This is an amazing machine, this is

the most sophisticated sprays craft

ever sense toe Mars. It weighs a

ton, has taken about seven months

to get there, and it braecked with

its rocket yesterday, overnight our

time, and slowed itself down and

has gone into orbit around the red

planet. It is an elliptical orbit

and it will spend the next six

months getting down to a circular

orbit, down towards the surface

where the telescopic cameras can do

their work. It will look at the

surface with these tremendous

cameras. We know about mega picks

el cameras, this has giga picksle

cameras, it has radar to look under

the ground and instruments to study

the atmosphere. They are trying to

find signs of water on the red

planet, because where there is

water there is life, either in the

zaint past and dead now, or still

living in the form of microbes. It

has clicked into where it needs to

be, but this has not been easy

going for NASA, there have been

quite a few problems in the past.

Yes, quite a few problems, both

with NASA and the Russians, in fact

about two-thirds of the spacecraft

sent to marbz over the years either

blue up or didn't get there. This

is the fourth spacecraft in orbit

around the red planet, and two

rovers working on the ground. You

might ask, why six, why not send

one? The reason for that goes back

to 1993 when NASA sent off a whopping spacecraft called Mars

observer and it disappeared without

a trace, so they learned their

lesson from that, don't pull all

your eggs in one basket. They send

out a mission every two years or so

to do different things, with

slightly different equipment, and

this is the latest incarnation of

that. You are talking about water

on the Sir face may indicate life,

but do we seriously believe any

signs of life will be found there?

There could be, it may not be more

than microbes, you and it may not

still be there, if it was there in

the distant past. We have learned

over the years on earth that life

is really hardy and can exist in

the most unusual places, right down

the bottom of the ocean where there

is no light, bacteria that like to

live inside the water in nuclear

reactors, bacteria that live in the

atmosphere and in ice in Antarctica.

It lives in all sorts of weird and

wonderful suppliess, so why not on

Mars? If you have the right

conditions, water to live in, what

are the chances life didn't get

start owed a planet like Mars? We

wanted to ask you about sat urn.

There has been a significant find

there this week. Yes, one of the

smaller moons of is a turn they

have discovered has water of

gurveing up like a guysr, but they

did not suspect there would be

liquid water there. Discussing the

possibility of life on Mars, is

there the possibility of this moon

on sat urn and some of the other

moons where we know or suspect

there is liquid water. It is a

question of having the right

conditions and enough time over the

whole length of the solar system in

which to get life started, did life

get started? It did here on earth,

why not there. It would be nice to

know we are not alone, we might

have a relationship with a my cob

on a distant noon. No more microbes,

I hope. Thank you for your time.

Don't you love that footage of when

NASA, when a significant moment

happens, and the guys and girls at

NASA, it is always a moment they

have been waiting for. Waiting for

five or 10 years, it has cost $1

billion, I'm sceptical, that's a

lot of money to send to Mars to

find, what, proof that there is a

my cob there once? How will that

help? Don't be a kill joy.

Ahead this morning, the movie Anthony Hopkins almost said no to. Find out why he changed his mind. But next, a Weekend Sunrise exclusive. Michael Jackson's nephews break their silence about sleepover nights.

During the week, an American newspaper published disturbing claims about Michael Jackson's relationship with his nephews. Michael's own brother said his behaviour towards the boys had shaken the family. This morning, you're going to hear from the nephews themselves. Taj, Taryll and TJ Jackson tell Sunrise they did have sleepovers with their uncle. So what else happened? Here are the so-called '3T' boys, in their own words. There's so many stories. Urbgsz You know, so many memories here in the Havenhurst house. Just, we used to, we just had a lot of fun. Water balloon fights and... Pie fights. Fighting with Michael? Not physically. Balloon fights. Balloon fights. Like water fights and like pie fights. Just, you know we'd play hide and seek and we just had a lot of fun.

He's a prankster as well which has now dropped off on that. The smelly perfume. Yeah, stink bombs.

The stink bombs and the smelly perfume when you spray it, it smells like rotten eggs. We had a lot of fun. He's fun. Yeah, lots of fun. And a lot of love. So much love. The maximum amount of love a person can have, that's him. I couldn't imagine being in his position. Especially for someone who gives so much, you know.

It's just sad that the world just preys on him. I personally think it's because of the records he's broken. You know, the whole family's accomplished amazing things, but there's only one greatest album of all time and it's by Michael Jackson so I just think a lot of people like to bring the top down and that's the reason. It's just unfortunate, you know, because we know the truth. There's nothing there. It's all about money and it hurts. You know, you grow up living, you know, and seeing our family, how loving they are and all these stories that are made up, it hurts.

And I feel bad for the little cousins growing up,

'cause when I was in school I had to deal with it and I'm sure they have to deal with it.

What did they call you in school? Sometimes you'd just get teased. 'Cause, you know, kids sometimes tease other kids. What's the most hurtful thing they told you as a kid?

Um, there's a variety of things. Kids a lot of times just believe what their told. Or believe what their parents... Or believe what their parents say or what they hear on the news and most of the time it's false, it's not true. So they just come to us, or went to our young cousins, and would say things. You know, 10 or 15 years ago, we were the kids around,

and you know, we were just giving him love. One thing I think people have to understand is that kids are the most innocent people,

they're not going after his money, it's not the kids, they are not using Michael. Many adults use Michael, most adults use Michael, and kids are the only ones he can trust for that. I think the big reason also why he likes to hang around kids, they are the only ones who don't look at him differently. A lot of kids just want to have fun. I didn't look at him as the greatest-selling artist of all time, I looked at him as a fun person. It's when you're 16, 17, that you're into music and growing up,

that you start realising that this guy is powerful. As a kid, you know, he's a fun guy. It's that simple.

We knew his fascination with Peter Pan. I mean, he has a great outlook on life that we try to incorporate in our life as well, in terms of there's no rush in trying to grow up and be, quote unquote - I shouldn't say adult, but there's so much hatred in this world and it's like if you look through this life with a child's eyes, it's like you can really see a different aspect, I guess. You know, it's like - I don't know,

I just try to have fun every day. We were always sleeping in the same room, but it's because we loved the guy, we wanted to be with him. Most people think nasty and think sexual, and that's their problem.

You see, sleeping in the same room is all of a sudden just sexual, you know? And you could both sleep in there and there and... We used to all sleep in the same room and watch Three Stooges, with popcorn and things and just stay up laughing. The Stoogies marathon and stuff like that. There's nothing wrong with that. We still do that. Yeah, we still do. From growing up when we were little kids to now, we still do that, and there's nothing wrong with that, it's fun, you know, you watch television, you laugh, you talk, but there's nothing wrong with that. I think people automatically think it's the same bed or something like that and it's not. It's kind of like a sleepover party with sleeping bags and stuff like that. And so, you know it's the way other people think, they think sexual. Let's head to New York now for reaction to that interview. Jonna M Spilbor is a legal commentator who covered the Jackson trial. Good morning to you. Are you surprised by what the nephews had to say?

Surprised, no. Fascinated is more

like it. The sentiments of the

nephews about sleeping over at

Neverland ranch is almost identical

to the opinions of many of the

witnesses Michael Jackson had in

his defence at the trial. They said,

we were never abused or assaulted

by Michael Jackson, we were having

a good time and Michael Jackson was

nothing but good to us. That is the

same as this interview. He is

talking about sharing the same room,

love, maximum love, obviously

nothing sexual there, but still,

what do we conclude from all that?

It sounds weird and untoward, and

the same thing happened in his

trial. The jurors had to get their

minds around why a grown man wanted

to sleep in the same bed as a child,

so the jurors wrapped their minds

around it. Michael Jackson is a

human being, but he comes across as

cartoonish. He thinks he's Peter

Pan, but not like normal men. When

you sleep in the same bed as

Michael Jackson, it's like sleeping

with Mickey Mouse, and the jurors

bought it. The claims made by

Michael's brother, do you think he

regrets submitting this tell-all

book proposal that has resurfaced

three years after he originally

worked with the journalist? I do.

He is trying to take a hands-off

stance with this book proposal. He

talks about Stacey Brown. With

friends lake that, you don't need

enemies. I spent a lot of time on

the air, who says he's a former

Jackson friend, but doesn't act

like he's in the Jackson camp.

Germane might have some ground for

saying he was duped into saying or

telling things he wouldn't

ordinarily have done. Since the

trial, how has Michael's life

changed? The big news about

Neverland closing will have a

massive impact. It sound like his

life is fall apart. In the United States, Michael Jackson States, Michael Jackson has

practically fallen off the map. We

know he is spending time in Bahrain.

He has not been in the United

States since the trial ended. There

were legal rambleings going on over

the custody of his children, I do

not know the results of that. This week, he is not being charged

criminally, but he has been cited

for not paying workers compensation

insurance. In the United States,

perhaps you have something similar

in Australia, if you employ people,

you have to maintain workers

compensation insurance, in case

your employees get hurt, they are

exceptd from the fund. If you don't

pay into it, you can be charged

with a crime. Michael Jackson has

not been charged with a crime, but

if he is, it will be the same

district attorney prosecuting him

in this case as on the child

molestation charges Some people say

it is not a prosecution but a%

suegs. Thank you for joining us. Ahead this morning, the legacy of Slobodan Milosevic. Keith Suter will pass judgment after 9.00. But next, it's time for our pollies to run for cover. Mark Riley's back from India and in very good form.

Welcome back, time to check the news headlines. Checking news headlines on Weekend Sunrise. Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic has been found dead in a United Nations detention centre. The 64-year-old had been on trial for genocide and war crimes since 2002. Officials say he died from natural causes but a full autopsy will be carried out. Three boys under the age of 11 have died after being hit by a train in Brisbane overnight. Police say the boys were playing on the tracks near Goodna station. The train driver is being treated for shock. And the Queen is due to touch down in Canberra in about half an hour for her four-day Commonweath Games tour. She will spend today resting before starting her official engagements in Sydney tomorrow. Weather watch now, Showers in Brisbane but fine for Sydney and Canberra. A cloudy day for Hobart but very hot in Melbourne. Wet in Adelaide and fine for Perth.

Now to one of my favourite parts of

the week Did you miss it while you

were away? I did. Mark Riley spent much of the week in India with the Prime Minister - so the Labor Party was probably hoping Mark wouldn't hear about its problems at home. But of course nothing escapes our Mark or his weekly diary. THE TUNE FROM "THE BRADY BUNCH" PLAYS # Here's a story of a Labor lady # Who was bringing up three very Labor boys # All of them had gone cold on their leader # the eldest one making noise # Here's a story of a man named Beazley # Who was busy with three boys of his own # They were four men plotting altogether

# Yet they were all alone # Til the one day when this lady met this fellow # And gave him much more than a punch # Soon this group was fighting like a family # That's the way they all became the Beazley bunch

# The Beazley bunch # Yes, the days of happy families are well and truly over for Labor after Beazley buncher Stephen Conroy and his factional forces

tried to divorce Simon Crean in a bitter preselection battle. But all the celebrations were in the Crean camp, because as Simon says... We shit it in, yeah.

LAUGHTER The head of the Beazley bunch tried to sound magnanimous. I congratulate Simon on his achievement.

Now I have rung Mr Crean. Mr Crean's phone was on message bank, which is entirely understandable. But Mr Crean wanted a family chat. And what would he have to say? Kim has to be responsible as leader for participating in that shift and that's what I'll be talking to him about. And he got support from key members of the Labor family. Simon is a good friend of mine, I think he was a good leader. And I think frankly some of the boofheads in the factions should take a real lesson out of this.

Talking of Stephen Conroy, he kept his head away from the cameras. As the knives came out... There is something wrong with a system that allows Stephen Conroy to play the dual role of factional warlord and parliamentary leader. Stephen Conroy has to make the choice. He either gives up playing the factional game or he gets out of the deputy leadership of the Senate. It's as simple as that. It's time to stop mincing words and to acknowledge that factionalism in the Labor Party is out of control and destructive. And suddenly the head of the family was looking marooned on a desert island. Julia is entitled to make her points to me and make her points to her colleagues. I'm very happy to hear anything that she's got to say about these matters. Well, okay, hear this. To clear the factions out of the system I think we need to send a message right from the top. While Labor was busily tearing itself apart, our indefatigable, peripatetic Prime Minister was here in India building new relationships, where the only language that really matters is cricket. Steve Waugh added considerable interest to an otherwise dull affair at the Bombay Chamber of Commerce. And the following day, the PM toured Chennai's cricket academy, co-founded by Dennis Lillee. But it seems John Howard's international cricket career is over. After this memorable effort with the ball in neighbouring Pakistan six months ago, he prudently declined an invitation over in India. to roll the prime ministerial arm over in India.

But then his Finance Minister, Nick Minchin, sent down a short-pitched delivery by suggesting the Government was planning to bowl

a few more overs of industrial reform. And the Beazley bunch seized the opportunity to divert attention from their own problems. Smelling a rat, or at least a cat. Finance Minister and the Leader of the Government in the Senate, Nick Minchin, lets the cat out of the bag. His Minister for Finance has belled the cat. What he did this week is let the cat out of the bag. But, at week's end, it was still clear the Beazley bunch will need more than all this catawalling to put its model family back together. Mark Riley, good morning and welcome home.

Brilliant stuff again. I was hoping

you would sing that opening line. I

have to retain some dignity, mate.

You have got heaps of dignity. One

of the newspapers in Sydney today

is saying that out of all this

affectsonal disaster for the ALP,

Kim Beazley has been given three

months to sort it out or get out.

Are you hearing the same? I have

haven't been around the traps in

the last 24 hours, I have just got

back, but I am not surprised. There

would be people in the Labour Party

who are unhappy with what is

happening at the moment, the

government is on the ropes, they

had the wheat scandal building,

they had some credible opposition,

they had momentum building, and Kim

Beazley as looking good, but this

is a moment where he is looking

ordinary, allowing the factions to

ride roughshod over the party. The

whole idea is not a bad idea to get

talented people on to the benches,

but if you are going to do it in a

confrontational way, you have to

have the numbers. To take on high

profile people and lose is a

complete disaster, it says you have

not got control of the party. I am

not surprised, going back to your

question, that people in the Labour

Party think that Kim Beazley might

not have it this time around. It is

a matter of how many people that is,

there are always a disaffected

dozen, but at the moment I would

say it is Beazley or bust, still.

There will be a meeting between

Beazley and Crean - either today or

tomorrow. What will come out of

that? A lot of yelling, I would

imagine. Wouldn't it be fantastic

to be the tea waiter at that

meeting. Simon is a direct

individual and I think he will lay

down the law to Kim and say, look,

fair's fair. When I was leader,

your far,onal forces ran me to the

ground like a mongrel dog, and

that's what happened over two years.

I will will not do that to you, as

long as you start to do the things

you said you would do when you

became leader, that is be inclusive,

get people other than Steven Smith,

Wayne Swan and Stephen Conroy in

your ear about direction and

politics, to be more inclusive, to

listen to the party and stop

affectsonal games. If you want good

people in the party, get them in

there, there are seven marginal

seats, bung them in there and get

them to win a seat. I think that's

the message. We will look forward

to seeing what happens. Hopefully

we will hear from the tea lady. She

would have a story to tell. She

sure would. Thanks, Mark. On the way this morning - Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins and Jake Gillenhaal. We'll hear from all three in just a few minutes. But next - the ultimate story of beating the odds. You're about to meet a woman who turned grief upside down. Stick with us.

So we've told you about our team for the Games... Grant Hackett, Hayley Lewis, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Liz Ellis and Mark Berrtta. ..but have you told you about our big-name performances? Rouge Traders. # I see you watching me, watching you # Pete Murray. # And if you were by yourself # And the Whitlams. # Cause he was alive # Plus, remember this from the Olympics?

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. Oi, oi, oi. Our Aussie cheer squad is back. With a studio audience every day, it all starts this Wednesday. Thanks to So Good, Sunrise, live from Melbourne. Most of us have encountered tragedy at some point in our lives. For obvious reasons, coping isn't always easy. So how do you bounce back when things seem so bleak? Our next guest knows all too well.

Susan Duncan had it all - then her life collapsed around her. Susan, good morning. Good morning.

There's a lot to your story. Let's

begin at the beginning with that

dramatic moment in your life. Your

husband and your brother died thin

three days of each other. How do

you bounce back? You don't

immediately and you make an awful

lot of mistakes trying to get going

again. I went into a numbness for

18 months and one day I couldn't

get out of bed, and I thought,

something has to give. You are in

denial, it is too hard to confront

the empty pockets where people you

used to love would be. Everyone

tells you to get on with t but one

day you can't, so I quit everything. That would have been hard, because

at the time you were editor of new

idea magazine, you were leading a

jet setting life. It actually

wasn't hard, because it's over.

When people around you die,

suddenly what is important becomes

painfully clear, and it's not

sitting behind a desk every day,

it's not getting the big interviews

- I'm sorry, it is at a certain

time in your life, but it changes.

That's what I have tried to put in

the book, that change is something

you have to embrace and accept, and

when you hang on to things for too

long, because you are told that

this is what you have to do, from

the time you grow up through school,

you have to go to work and have to

be a socialised human being, you

have to be a tax paying card

carrying everything, and then you

just say, OK, now I have to change,

and I did, radically. The back

ground of your story, after that

double tragedy, you say 18 months

later you woke up and decided

change was necessary. You took the

first steps in what became a

remarkable journey. You left that

life behind and found a new life,

in an eye dill, the beach gettaway.

I had a lot of hiccups getting to

that point. I made some shockingly

rotten decisions and some really

self destructive moves. I have been

incredibly honest in this book,

because I thought no-one would ever

publish it and it would just sit in

my bottom drawer forever. Then when

somebody said, we will publish it,

I thought, I am going to take out

those embarrassing bits, but I

thought, this is every woman's

story. You fell in love with the

wrong man? As we all do, some

hormones never die, no matter how

grey your hair gets. You think, you

have to make these mistakes, and

then finally - I don't know -

something for me clicked into place

and I found this place at Pittwater,

in Lovett Bay, and three weeks

after I moved into this tin shed I

was diagnosed with breast cancer.

If you think two people dying in

your life is a big awakening, dying

yourself is someone hitting you

over the head with a club yet again.

I learned from that too and found a

community in this place where we

have to get home by boat, there are

no cars, no street lights. You live

in an intensely physical world,

which is why when I come to town I

want to scream at all the drivers,

you are going to fast. I think I'm

turning into a grumpy old woman -

stop. I think if I hadn't moved to

this place, which is really mellow

dramatic, but if you think about it,

I had virtually no family left - I

would be dead. Maybe I wouldn't,

and it's hypothetical, but I think

the community and the kindness and

the lack of any apgds, when you're

in journalism there's always a

thousand agendas. These people

didn't care about anything except

being decent human beings. I

learned a whole new way of living

and I'm not the same person as I

was, so completely not the same

person. The book is about all that

and about friendship and caring and

community and about having courage

and about accepting change and risk

and learning that in the end -

sorry, do you want to ask me a

question? No, we would have

interrupted. That happens as you

get older, you rabbit on. All of

that and more is contained in the

book. The book is salvation creek,

out now, and a wonderful read, a

fantastic book and very honest.

Lovely to have you on, thanks for

joining us. Thanks for having me.

Great to see you in such a happy

place. We are going to take a live

shot of the Queen arriving in

Australia today. That is a shot of

her plane as it makes its approach

into Canberra. We will be landing

in seconds, and will be met by the

Prime Minister, the

Governor-General, and the ACT Chief

Minister in just a few homes. As

always, Sunrise is there life. And

the Queen is on the ground. We will

come back to that as soon as she is off the plane. Ahead this morning, do men make better teachers? And why Nikki Webster is lashing out. But next, we're off to Hollywood. Nelson Aspen finds proof with some big name stars. What do you want from your supermarket? There are so many nappies. They know me at the supermarket now. (Laughs)

It all adds up. Coles is listening. Really listening. So of their 2,000 specials every week, the biggest discounts are on the products that really matter. And how are you today?

You are looking at a live shot at

Canberra airport, where the Queen

touched down just moments ago. You

can see the Governor-General and

the Prime Minister, Mrs Janet

Howard, talking to the ACT Minister,

Jan Stanhope. I wonder if the Queen

goes through customs and baggage

search, sniffer dogs? I don't think

so. This is her 15th visit to

Australia It is, the first time was

in 19546789 as soon as we see the

Queen emerging from customs, we

will get back to that live. Now,

it's movie time. Movie time now and 'Proof' tells the story of a brilliant maths professor who slowly but surely loses his mind. It's gaining attention as much for the cast as for the story. It stars Anthony Hopkins, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Gyllenhaal. Fairly impressive. Nelson Aspen's in Hollywood. Nelson, is this really a movie about maths? Yes, Lisa, it is. And I know what you're thinking, you got enough of that when you were in school.

But trust me, there is a lot more to this movie than just stats and figures. You'll see what I mean. PROOF CLIP: Crazy people don't sit down wondering if they're nuts. They don't? Of course not. They've got better things to do. Take it from me, a very good sign that you're crazy is an inability to ask the question, "Am I crazy?" Even if the answer is yes? Crazy people don't ask, you see?

Or do they? That really gets to the core of this movie. Based on a Broadway play,

'Proof' tells the story of Catherine, played by Gwyneth Paltrow. She abandons her own life to take care of her father,

once a brilliant maths professor,

but now, struggling with mental illness. When we see Catherine at the beginning of the film, she's really holding on to her sanity. I think she really worries that she might inherit her father's mental instability and I think she is a bit unstable. She's clinging to certain things which, in her mind, keep her sane and keep her moving forward. In my opinion, there's no better choice to play her father than Sir Anthony Hopkins.

Believe it or not, he almost said no. He doesn't like to do many movies these days, he can pick and choose. But when he read the script, he had to sign on. So I phoned up my American agent and I said, "Is it still available?" And he said, "Yeah, they want you to do it. Gwyneth Paltrow." And I thought, "God, that's something." It was something alright. She gives a very strong performance. Watch her in this scene with her on-screen sister, played by Hope Davis. I really don't need this, Claire. I'm fine, you know, I'm totally fine and then you show up here with these questions, like, "Are you okay?" with that soothing tone of voice. And oh, "the poor policeman," I mean, I think the policemen can handle themselves. And bagels and bananas, and johoba, and come to New York, and vegetarian chilli! I mean it really pisses me off, so just save it. I'm Claire, I'm Catherine's sister. Oh, hi, Hal, nice to meet you. And yep, young Hal there was none other than Jake Gyllenhaal, most recently of Brokeback Mountain fame, opposite your Heath. He plays a maths student who falls in love with Catherine after her father's death. But does that mean Jake himself likes the subject maths? I was the worst maths student in high school. I think, probably - I mean, I don't know about Anthony, I'm sure actually about Anthony, 'cause I know that he, he probably won't admit it to you, but he read Mathematician for Dumbies, those yellow books. He said, "You've got to go get it, it's really great" - like, none of us are good a maths. That was my worst class in school. Math may have been his worst class in school,

but he definitely excels at dramatics. Do you mind if I stay? No. You can work if you want. Alright. Should I? You can if you want to. Do you want me to go? Do you want to go? I want to stay here with you. Oh. I want to spend the day with you if at all possible. I want to spend as much time with you as I can, unless I'm coming on way too strong right now and scaring you in which case I'll begin back-peddling immediately. (laughs) And it's scenes like that make this film truly uplifting. Yes, it's heavy in parts, but it's a reflection of life. It's a very beautiful piece in that it explores mental illness and complications between people but it's a very uplifting, kind of triumphant story in the end. Guys, it's a pretty complex story, very similar to the play. But the director John Madden was able to use flashbacks very effectively. And, of course, he's got such a tremendously talented cast with Hopkins and Paltrow and Gyllenhaal. Personally, I still use my fingers and toes. That's my kind of math. Have a good Sunday. Thanks, Nelson, you as well. And 'Proof' opens this Thursday, right around Australia. Ahead this morning, we'll take you live to Canberra for the Queen's arrival in Australia. And we'll find out whether we're becoming a nation of knockers. Also on the way, the remarkable stats on women and shoes. But next, Sunday's news and weather. You're watching Weekend Sunrise, right across Australia. that achieve seemingly contradictory goals, satisfying performance and world-class fuel efficiency, smooth, seamless acceleration With Hybrid Synergy Drive, Hybrid Synergy Drive. Ready to go.

We're into our second hour of the show and we're on stand-by to welcome and we're on stand-by to welcome the Queen back to Australia. But we're also going to hear from New Idea's Robyn Foyster on whether anyone cares about her latest visit.

Do you think she was in economy,

down the back? Times are getting

tough. I think it's one giant

first-class. I captain wait to see

what colour she's wearing, lime

green has been taken, and someone

is wearing leven door. We will be

ready to cover all those details. Also this hour, the legacy of Slobodan Milosevic. The former Yugoslav president was found dead overnight in a UN compound. Keith Suter will be here with an honest look at his place in history. An interesting suggestion this week that children learn better from men than from women. What do you think about that? We'll seek some views. And our psychologist Jo Lamble will also be here with advice on what to do if your friends don't like your partner. That will be fascinating. And later, And later, the boys who've made opera sexy.

A special encore performance from Il Divo. You don't want to miss that. But right now, let's get the latest from the newsroom. And it's good morning to Simon Reeve. The Queen has just touched down in Canberra with her husband Prince Philip for what's believed to be her last visit to Australia.

She was welcomed by dignitaries including the Prime Minister and Governor-General. She will spend the day relaxing ahead of her official duties tomorrow.

The highlight of her four-day tour

will be the official opening of the Commonwealth Games

in Melbourne on Wednesday.

The goor is just about to open. We

will be back shortly. The former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic has been found dead in his prison cell in the Hague, where he was on trial for war crimes. The 64-year-old faced charges The 64-year-old faced charges of crimes against humanity for his alleged role in the wars in Bosnia, Croatia and Kosovo during the 1990s. Milosevic's lawyer says his client feared he was being poisoned

There's the BA jet, with the

special flag hanging out the window. It wasn't put up but UN officials believe he died of natural causes. The former president suffered a heart condition and high blood pressure which frequently interrupted his four-year trial. A Brisbane community is mourning the deaths of three young boys who were killed after being hit by a train last night. Police say the children were hit while playing on the tracks near Goodna station just after 6.30 last night. It's believed two of the boys were brothers, aged eight and 10, and they were with and they were with a nine-year-old friend. It's horrible, it's a bloody horrible tragedy, it's as simple as that. Just minutes before the accident, police received several calls complaining about children throwing rocks at trains. The driver is being treated for shock. The dog squad and SES have joined the search for a missing boy in Sydney's west. The eight-year-old went disappeared around 6.30 last night in bushland at St Mary's. A full-scale search resumed A full-scale search resumed at first light this morning.

Medical authorities are calling for an overhaul of medical licensing legislation after revelations

a banned pathologist could be working as a doctor in Queensland. Dr Farid Zaer is suspected of misdiagnosing hundreds of cancer patients in New South Wales. He was struck off as a pathologist two years ago

but is still registered to work as a GP in Queensland.

The Australian Medical Association says

the issue highlights the need for a national licensing system. A new study has revealed one in three indigenous males will die before they reach the age of 55.

The Oxform report says the living standards for Australia's indigenous population have fallen well behind those in Canada and New Zealand.

Infant mortality rates for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders are almost double those of Canadian and Maori people. Kim Beazley has reportedly been given three months to pull his party together or face a leadership challenge. Fairfax newspapers report senior Labor figures set the ultimatum after weeks of factional brawling and damaging media coverage. Mr Beazley will meet former leader Simon Crean today to discuss the unrest that almost cost Mr Crean preselection. To sport now - and Penrith has scored an upset win in the first round of the NRL. They defeated the Bulldogs 24-22. In other games, a youthful Canberra team downed Manly 27-14 and the Knights thrashed the Eels 25-6. The Knights put their 2005 losing streak behind them. They led into the break 8-6, stretching their lead midway through the second half. Andrew Johns played a key role, having a hand in four of the Knights' five tries. In the Super 14, the Queensland Reds produced a convincing late win

against the Western Force. And the Brumbies continued their unbeaten run, defeating the Sharks in a nail-biting match. As for the Reds, they downed the Force at Suncorp Stadium. The trailed 18-3 at half time, bu took the lead in the 62nd minute with a penalty goal by Julian Huxley. The young Queensland team then secured their victory with a try by Greg Holmes, before Stephen Moore crossed the line in the final minute. In AFL, Geelong will meet the Crows in a pre-season grand final

We will break from short. She is

wearing a beautiful skirt with

yellow action on the skirtment I

will hand over to the experts.

I have a feeling they would have

rung've other, because you couldn't

wear the same colour as the Queen.

Do you reckon the pilot rings that

through, breaking news? There would

have been a lot of back room boys

making calls last week. The

Governor-General meeting the Queen

and the Duke of Edinburgh, the

governor general and his wife

Marlene doing the introductions. We

are told, out of shot, there are

about 200 members of the public to

watch, tape and photograph. The

royal watchers. The first

presentation of flora. Very

Australian looking bunch of flowers

there. Wattle. She is looking

pretty happy, after a long flight.

She is almost 80, and Prince Philip

is 86, so they are in terrific

shape. A lot of speculation in the

British press that this will be her

last international tour. So this

makes it pretty significant. The

question has to be asked: Do we

care here in Australia? To talk

about that, we have robin from new

idea magazine joining us. We will

keep the pictures going, but does

Australia care? I think the Queen's

relevance as diminished over the

years. When she first came to

Australia, there was a huge hoo-ha

about it, people were camped to get

a glimpse of the Queen. Many people

probably aren't even aware that the

Queen has arrived in Australia, and

that this will be probably her last

tour. We have to remember that many

of us grew up with the Queen , and

remember the various trips she made

to Australia, when she opened the

Opera House, and Parliament House,

all the various things. The

relevance to people - like the

firefighters, how wonderful for

them to be honoured in that way.

She has less relevance, I would say,

but it is an historic trip. She

maintains an incredible enthusiasm

for the job. She continues to tour

the world and spread the message.

You would have to say that she has

to be admired for that alone.

Absolutely, you have to have huge reverence for someone like the

Queen. She has adopted the Queen

Mum reputation, where she is

untouchable with the press and the tabloids, because you have to

admire her, and she has never

faltered, never put a foot wrong.

She doesn't get involved in

controversy, she steers clear of

that. British people and people

Generally in the Commonwealth are

poud of her. She is is here to open

the Commonwealth Games and has a

few other duties in between, but it

is a fairly tight schedule but a

very short one. She is only here

for four days, a total of 27 hours

in Melbourne, she will see only one

of the swimming heats on Wednesday

morning. Why is that? When she came

here in 1954, she would stay for

weeks. Now they are very much

fleeting visits. Is that a

reflection of the fact she is less

popular? I think it is to do with

her age. She is 80. They bring her

in - Isn't it harder if you're 80

to do it that way? That is why you

have prince Edward here, to look

after his older mum and dad, not

just to visit the Dubbo zoo. That

has never been done before, to have

one of the kids around to keep an

eye on her. Usually they travel

separately. That is right, it is

because of the companionship and

they are older. She turns 80 on

June 21, and it is an exhausting

trip. In extra alone, there are

seven different events, everything

from meeting other 80-year-old

women to meeting - visiting the

royal mint coins, a tree planting ceremony, families at Government

House - this is just in Canberra -

members of the volunteer bushfire

service and attending a lunch with

the former Governor-General. That

is just half a day's work and for

an 80-year-old woman that's pretty

exhausting. There was a lot of fuss

about playing God save the Queen at

the opening ceremony. How do you

think the Queen views that?

Privately I think she would be

upset. Publicly she wouldn't have a

comment about it. She avoids

anything controversial. But I think

you would have to, as the Queen,

having seen in all these years of

opening and closing Commonwealth Games, seeing

the impact of her

trips has been less great than it

was in the past, and the fact that

they do not even want to sing the

song God save the Queen, it must be

upsetting to her. Robn, thank you

for being here. We will revise the

estimates up, I think there were

more than 200 people. And a lot of

cheering. Good on her, shaking

hands, taking flower. We

interrupted the news and weather.

The Queen is so rude sometimes. I

was right in the middle of a flow. Now to Sunday's weather. And showers are forecast in Cairns. Showers also in Brisbane, 29. Sydney, sunny and 30 degrees. Mostly fine in Canberra. Hobart, some cloud about and 31. A hot 36 degrees for Melbourne. Adelaide, wet and 34. It should be fine in Perth. And Darwin, a top of 32 degrees. And looking ahead - Brisbane will stay wet and hot. The showers will arrive in Sydney on Tuesday.

Canberra staying warm through the first half of the week. And very wet in Hobart. Some showers in Melbourne tomorrow before fining up on Tuesday. Adelaide beginning to warm up. Perth very hot for the next couple of days. And the thunderstorms will persist in the Top End. And we'll have more news in half an hour.

Looking weather report, it looks

like the sun will be following her

around. She is a very powerful

woman. Thanks, Simon. Ahead this morning - what do you do if your friends don't like your partner? We'll seek some advice. Also coming up -

how the world will remember Slobodan Milosevic. But next - do children learn better from men? Stand by for the Weekend All Stars. What do you want from your supermarket? There are so many nappies. And I've never gone through so much washing powder. It all adds up. Coles is listening. Really listening. And how are you today? She's all smiles. And so am I. How special is that? So we've told you about our team for the Games... Grant Hackett, Hayley Lewis, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Liz Ellis and Mark Berrtta. ..but have you told you about our big-name performances? Rouge Traders. # I see you watching me, watching you # Pete Murray. # And if you were by yourself # And the Whitlams. # Cause he was alive # Plus, remember this from the Olympics? Aussie, Aussie, Aussie. Oi, oi, oi. Our Aussie cheer squad is back. With a studio audience every day, it all starts this Wednesday. Thanks to So Good, Sunrise, live from Melbourne. And we get into the spirit of things tomorrow with live coverage of Molly Meldrum running with the Queen's Relay baton.

Can't wait for that. He will dance

along for a couple of hundred

metres. Use some of the jive moves

he learned during the weeng. But shifting focus now and do students learn more from male teachers? An inquiry's been told a lack of men in schools is seriously effecting the quality of education. So does it really make a difference? Our Weekend All Stars are here. 2UE's Glenn Wheeler and social commentator Rebecca Le Torneau.

Good morning to you both.

Glen, should schools set aside more

places for male teachers? Without a

doubt, there's a huge demand for

male teachers. I went to a boys'

school and we had lots of male

teachers, in primary schools I had

the nuns, so I had a balance

between the two. The issue is more

than setting aside places, it's

about attracting more males.

Because some 19 Piers of teachers

in schools are male. The majority

are females. There is an issue not

attracting blokes to the job, not

only in Australia but around the

world. This is a worldwide problem

for two or three decades, so it is

a massive issue that needs to be

addressed. The article said that

kids don't listen to female voices

as well as they listen to males,

and my first thought is that they

are used to turning off to mum,

saying, "Clean up your room." But

on the serious side, with the

number of broken families, there

are young boys who do not have a

father at home and do not have a

male role model at school because

of the numbers, so they are going

through important formative years

without a male input. What is it

about the job that is not

attracting blokes? To be frank, the

pay and conditions are not great.

Teachers do an enormous amount of

work at school, after school,

through the night. The money is not

there to make it attractive

compared to other jobs of the we

have gone through a couple of

decades of scaring machine away

from t because of the whole issue

of not touching children, not being

close to them. An unfortunate

situation exists at the moment

where if a child is upset, distressed or has hurt themselves,

who can comfort that child and make

them feel better. The thought of a

6-year-old child crying and a male

teacher saying, you will be OK, and

not being able to go near them is

terrible. A lot of male teachers

have that offer waved in front of

them to entice them to take

administration jobs and become

principals or deputy principals, so

we are losing good male teachers into administrative roles in

teaching. The objective of having a

male in the school to instill more

discipline, you know how I feel

about discipline in schools, bring

back the cane. You are a tyrant.

You talked about Nunns and brothers.

We need more men for mentoring.

There are more men in the private

boys schools. Because there is more

money, it is a money issue. Now

question: Are we becoming a makes

of knockers? Nikki Webster thinks

so, claiming everyone turned on her

after her performance at the Sydney

Olympics. Nikki Webster, it is not

about it you. She rose to great

heights and had her moment of glory

. On a wire. But now Nikki Webster

does not understand the

entertainment business is about

highs and lows, and she needs to

accept that is the way the world is.

She needs to fight her way back.

She had seven hits, now a hit that

went nowhere, and she is blaming

the public. Nikki Webster still

looks exactly the same as when she

was seven. Is that her there? Yes,

that is her. She is wearing a wig.

What a difference it makes, having

straight hair, a different colour.

She did the SMH thing, but it was

still nick by Webster with the same

hair. Isn't that the cruelty of the

public eye, that you are

complaining she looks the same? I

never thought I would hear you say

that, Rebecca. She wants to be

taken seriously as a grown-up

artist. There are people at home

criticising what we are saying or

how we are dressed. That is the way

the business is. Entertainment is

about putting yourself up on public

display and being able to cop the

good with the bad. Nicky, get over

it. Last topic: No surprise we have

discovered most women have a love

affair of with shoes, but a survey

found the average woman spends

three months of her life and

$200,000 shopping for shoes.

Rebecca, exactly what is wrong with

that? I think there is nothing

wrong with that, you can never shop

for shoes enough. Three months of

my life shopping for shoes, I have

certainly spent a good four and a

half years washing dishes, clothes,

cleaning foors, I deself-there

months. It's a good plans. Most

women deserve to spend more than

200,000 on shoes. My wife can spend

as much as she likes. I am in

support of women, women deserve to

have quality time to get out and

shop and enjoy themselves. That

shocked you. You will sit in the

pub and ate for us. I will be its

sitting in the car park, waiting to

carry the bags, how much did you

spend? Who cares. These are Lisa's

shoes. They were bought on sale. I

am saying that because my husband

is watching. You ladies always buy

shoes on sale, half price. They may

have been 1800 to start with, and

they are now 900 They still manage

to spend $200,000. As long as they

are available for purchase, they

are on sale. I haven't used that. I will. Thank you so much. Ahead this morning, the legacy of Slobodan Milosevic. Keith Suter will offer his insight. Also coming up, the fall-out from our interview with Jacko's nephews. And how David Koch managed to rattle Il Divo. But next, the latest headline news. You're watching Weekend Sunrise, right across Australia. We're getting quite a reaction to our interview earlier to our interview earlier with the nephews of Michael Jackson. Taj, Taryll and TJ Jackson told us they had plenty of sleepover nights with their infamous uncle

but they insisted nothing else happened. We were always sleeping in the same room, but it's because we loved the guy, we wanted to be with him. Most people think nasty and think sexual, and that's their problem.

Sleeping in the same room is not

always sexual. We used to all sleep

in the same room and watch the

three stooges, with upon corn and

things, and stay you have laughing.

And movey marathons We still do that. From growing up when we were little kids to now, we still do that, and there's nothing wrong with that, it's fun, you know, you watch television, you laugh, you talk, but there's nothing wrong with that. I think people automatically think

it's the same bed or something like that and it's not. It's kind of like a sleepover party with sleeping bags and stuff like that. And so, you know it's the way other people think, they think sexual.

They certainly do. An email from

Michael in Victoria says, "Just

because three nephews say they were

not molested by Michael Jackson

does not mean he didn't do it to

others. I know of a case where two

preschool children were moll

evidenceed by a teacher, but 20

others were not. Get my point? Can

you imagine if parents say, we are

going to send you to uncle Michael

for baby sitting tonight. The

family clearly didn't have a

problem with it: that was the point

the interview made, there was no

sexual interference or approach. As

you said earlier, a lot of smoke on that case. Keith Suter's Global Notebook is just moments away. But first, the news headlines with Simon. Good morning again, everyone. The Queen and her husband Prince Philip have arrived in Australia. They've just been greeted by the Prime Minister and the Governor-General in Canberra. Around 200 royal enthusiasts were also on hand to greet the royals

for what's believed to be their final visit down-under. The Queen's in Australia to open the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne on Wednesday. Former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic has been found dead in his prison cell in The Hague. United Nations officials say

the 64-year-old died of natural causes. Milosevic has been on trial for war crimes and genocide since 2002. A