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(generated from captions) EXCITING MUSIC display village Canberra's biggest ever has so many brilliant ideas you'll be dazzled. in Gungahlin. The LDA/HIA Display Village Be dazzled this weekend. industry of people who care? VOICEOVER: Do you belong to this is taking care of you. your industry super fund, HESTA, only to profit members. HESTA is run HESTA's had low fees. the difference has added up. Year after year for health and community services. HESTA, the industry super fund FROM THE BLOOD ADAM, I NEED THE DNA RESULTS ON THE FIRST PUZZLE. DELIBERATELY REMOVED MONROE: THE GUY FROM TWO DIFFERENT SECTIONS A PIECE OF THE PUZZLE. TO GO TO BOTH PLACES. HE OBVIOUSLY WANTED US THE SECOND PLACE WAS GONE. MAYBE HE DIDN'T KNOW BUT WHY WOULD HE SEND US THAT NO LONGER EXISTS? TO A BUILDING ABOUT THE BUILDINGS. BECAUSE IT'S NOT HAVE SIGNIFICANCE TO MY PAST. THE MISSING PIECES ABOUT YOU? THE PUZZLE'S ON MY TRUCK? WHY WOULD THEY PUT IT HE'S USING MY TEAM TO GET TO ME. I DON'T KNOW. WHAT'S GOING ON, MAC? BUT I HAVE NO DOUBT, WITH THE 333 CALLER. THIS HAS SOMETHING TO DO THE 333 CALLER? IT STARTED IN LONDON. I WAS GETTING THESE CALLS AT 3:33 A.M. NO ONE SPOKE. I'D PICK UP, THE CALLS CONTINUED. I SWITCHED HOTELS, SOMEONE'S STALKING YOU? SO YOU'RE SAYING, IT GOES DEEPER. MY LUGGAGE WAS STOLEN. ON THE RETURN TRIP, I FOUND THIS INSIDE. WHEN I FINALLY RECEIVED IT, A BOY'S BLOODY T-SHIRT? OF A KID'S BODY. TO GO WITH THE CHALK OUTLINE MAC, WHY DIDN'T YOU TELL ME? I STILL DON'T, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS ABOUT. AND NOW HE'S INVOLVED YOU. BUT CLEARLY, HE'S ESCALATING, ON THE T-SHIRT? YOU TESTED THE BLOOD NO MATCH IN CODIS.

IT DOES, HOWEVER, BEAR I SENT IT OUT. BLOOD ON THE FIRST PUZZLE. A STRIKING RESEMBLANCE TO THE COMMON ALLELES BONASERA: AT 12 OF 16 LOCI. OWNED THE T-SHIRT SO THE KID WHO THE PUZZLE ARE BROTHERS. AND THE GUY WHO BLED ON SO WHERE DO WE GO NOW? I GOT ENGAGED. THE ROOFTOP WHERE TAYLOR: ANOTHER CLUE. ANOTHER BOX,

# # (WHIRRING) ON OUR LAST ROCK. JUST GOT THE LIES RESULTS CONSISTENT WITH LIMESTONE. THE ELEMENTAL BREAKDOWN IS ISOTOPE ANALYSIS AND THE STABLE THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. INDICATES THAT IT CAME FROM TO YOU, MAC? DOES THAT MEAN ANYTHING THE ALAMO. IS FROM. THAT'S WHERE THE LIMESTONE THE TRIBUNE TOWER IN CHICAGO. THIS BUILDING IS IT ALL MAKES SENSE NOW. 136 STONES HAVE BEEN ADDED OVER THE YEARS, GROUND LEVEL TO THE TRIBUNE TOWER'S FROM WORLD LANDMARKS, HAGIA SOPHIA... INCLUDING THE REDWOOD FOREST, AND THE ALAMO.

# # (CELL PHONE RINGING) DETECTIVE TAYLOR? HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE HOME, MAN (OVER PHONE): ACCESS.WGBH.ORG MEDIA ACCESS GROUP AT WGBH CAPTIONED BY Something's up, mate. Wait. They're coming. You made a blue. So's Christmas, mate. Huh? That's them. There. Where? I know the car. You sure? but I was young SMITH: It was stupid doing this, it'd be easy. and Bobby Chapman swore That's the bag. Is that the bag? How long do they usually take? Two minutes. Hey? Rock up, go straight in... Got my stuff. Got your stuff? Yes. Alright, ready? OK. Get us in there. Here they come. Come on! Get over there! Go now! They've seen us! Go! I haven't got my hood on! Oh, fuck! Oh, come on! Come on! Come on! you fucking bastards! Get back here, GUNSHOT, TYRES SCREECH Come on! Jesus! Shit! Get in here! Aargh! (Both shout and swear) You're stupid. You stupid prick! the Fielders Bakery payroll. SMITH: We missed professional association. And that was the end of our still hanging around. I had a few old stealing charges Doug. Smith. That's right. Come to report? Nuh. Bit late, aren't you? When are you supposed to report? (Shouts) Smith, get down! Get down! SHOUTING Got you, Neddy. You can bank on it, sunshine. You serious, mate? SMITH: Fuck off! Fuck off! Argh! Come on! (Grunts) Aaargh! Oh, piss off! You're an arsehole. soon became friends. SMITH: The Dodger and me Roger's a man of his word. You should know He's not actually a physical person,

an even chance. in as far as giving you

tried robbing Fielders Bakery. We know you and Chappo we got onto you, Ned? Eh? How do you think Chappo's wife gave you up. She said you were driving. Still awake? that girl. (Laughs) She's a fucking jukebox, and away she goes! Drop two bob in her slot

(Groans) You got quite a few mentions. on another matter, aren't you? You're out on bail Now, we've got your girlfriend. if you can't assist our inquiries. We'll have to charge her Bullshit.

Bullshit?! (Groans) (Wheezes and coughs) Attempted robbery, attempted murder. Possession of an unlicensed weapon. Stolen vehicle. You got no aces, Ned. You got no chips. You got nothing. Now...Debra's outside. Either you come to the party, or I lock her up too. What do you say? I thought deeply about this and went the opposite way to normal. No smart-mouthing, being a big shot.

Get fucked! Argh! (Coughs) Now listen to me, you cheap, disgusting piece of shit. I know your form, Ned. You're a pimp and a maggot. You just copped 12 years for rape. (Chokes and wheezes) You and three pigs gang-banged a young mother. Spat in her face while you did it. (Whispers incoherently) They didn't smack your arse hard enough the day you were born. But now... ..you're in my sights.

From now on, wherever you are, whenever you see me, you will address me as Detective Sergeant Rogerson, you understand? (Whispers) Yes. (Spits) You're gonna have to charge Debra... ..'cos I'm not copping it sweet, mate. Youse are gonna have to fuckin' charge her. Even a low mongrel like you has to learn a few tricks. From now on...you're working for me. He's talked his head off, Lyall. Go ahead and charge him. DOOR CLOSES (Coughs) We've got you on toast for the Fielders job. (Pants) I don't know how you've upset Detective Sergeant Rogerson but it's not a wise move. I don't know either, mate. I don't know. I didn't do it. What's that matter? We've got you. Yeah. You're gonna verbal me anyway. That's a very unfortunate phrase.

That's what the Dodger's gonna do.

The Dodger? Yeah. Well, it's not Detective Sergeant Rogerson's brief. Everyone says you're a good crook. It's been a long day today. Everyone's very impressed. I'm tired. I'm hungry. Are you gonna do any business with us? Well, I'm broke, mate. I ain't got any money. Haven't got a cent. I'm broke. Then you'll have to work it off.

Hmm? He got me a job looking after Kenny Derling, the biggest eastern suburbs heroin dealer. I made a lot of contacts. And a whole lot of money. In a year, I was pushing more drugs than anyone in the country.

And Roger was about to become a legend. Been up all night thinking about this. Just sweating on it. I never met Butcher Burns. He was a scrawny punk who shot up a pub

and went on the run. He was scum.

Come on! Get this shit happening. SHOUTING GUNSHOT (Both shout) Roger was a man with a mission - to make life tough for criminals and easy for him. After this, he didn't have to buy a beer for six months. GUNSHOT Come on, get out! GUNSHOT Get out! SHOUTING TYRES SCREECH While the Dodger made a name for himself, I went back to Long Bay on a drugs trafficking charge. It took two years to get out on bail. If they got me on this one, I'd get a 10-year stretch. Whatever it took, I had to beat it. But I wasn't down. I had plenty of reason to pose. I had everything.

I had the go in me to get out.

These shit men had no go in 'em. They bludged on the dole, too lazy to work. Not enough dash for anything else. They were just dreamers. That's as far as any of them would get. See you, boys. MAN: Ned! During the two years I rotted in jail I was told I had Parkinson's disease. A week later, I married Debra in the governor's office. We already had kids, so about bloody time! (Both moan) Our third child was conceived the day I got out. Debra remembers the exact moment. They're all the same to me. There's only one way to do it - hard and fast. Women know that and they respect it. None of this continental stuff - they just get confused. You're not going back inside, are you? Jesus, let me get my breath back! Jesus Christ! (Laughs) Filthy bastard! No, I...I meant jail. No, Deb, I'm not going back. Now say it like you mean it. Yeah, Neddy, say it. Like you mean it. No, Deb, I'm never going back in. Ever. U.S. an ounce. Today. . . . The Australian share market has closed higher today as Westpac's proposed takeover of St George boosted the banking and financial services sector. All ordinaries closed at 5894, up 56 points.

The Aussie Dollar is trading at 93 US cents, 96 Yen and

point6088 Euro. Gold is down 2 dollars to 882 We're building a limited number rear parking sensors and Bluetooth, Debra wants me to get a real job. Me best mate was Abo Henry - a big bastard who stuck to you like shit to a blanket. Jesus, did he love a fight. She's right, mate. Can't sit here doing nothing, waiting for something to happen. You know me - raring to go. Gotta get back in the harness. Break the ice. Hey! Piss off! CHILD: You! Maybe something we could work on together. I'm not sitting around waiting for something to happen, that's for sure. I waited all this time for you to get out. Saved myself up for you, mate. Yeah. Hey! CHILD: Oh, yeah. What? I'm gonna have a little word to Rogerson first.

If we teamed up together, nobody could touch us. You know I'm reliable, Ned. You KNOW I am. (Children call to each other) Hey! Come out with your hands up. Come on! This is a stick-up. That thing loaded, mate? Come on! Have a go at us now! Get your hands up. Same to you! Pow! Pow! Pow! Gotcha! Piss off and play round the corner. Load it next time. And this year's recipient is a man of great courage. A man who's risked his own life for his fellow officers. A man who represents all that is honest and honourable in the force. An inspiration to all of us who aspire to the highest standards of professional conduct and integrity. It's my pleasure to announce the winner of this year's Peter Mitchell Award...

SMITH: I had problems but the Dodger had a good year. ..Detective Sergeant Roger Rogerson. He got a medal for catching a crim in a garage. He told me he should have shot the guy - his self-control was legendary. Now I needed him. I had these drugs charges to beat. See, you're starting off on the wrong foot. I don't help you. You help me and then we see what's left over. Well, conspiracy and supply, mate. Jesus! Ned, spare me. You're looking at 10 years. Tell me about it.

You're cold. You're no good to anybody. Let's face it, you're shit! Mate, I've gotta beat it. Debra will kill me. I'm not going back inside. No, it's, um... to be done. Tell me if there's anything Well, you know, I can ask around. is how useful you want to be. Important thing for me, Ned, So you can do something? Understand? you think I should know about... If there's anything I should know about everything. And let's face it, Thanks, Billy. Jesus Christ, mate, come on. that's going down, but no names. A bit of information about anything I'm not gonna be a dog. Sure. You know? I'm ready to work. I'm ready to work. I've got things lined up. If you hear of any action... I'll shift anything. I'll shift anything, mate, Give us a ring next week. is... The thing you've gotta remember as a one-armed paperboy. ..Roger's as busy Tell me about it. Best to make an appointment. Neddy! Whoa, you're a bit slow, Ned. Speedin' up, Neddy. Don't ever do it. Take me on? Don't do that. he could do 400 sit-ups. When I met Warren Lanfranchi in jail, I liked his style from the start. Hey! Whoo-hoo! Nice stuff! But a man has to make a living. into what I knew best. Time to get back Get rid of this in one week. Give me two days, Ned. It's good stuff. You listen to me... and split the profits. We meet at the Star every Saturday Hey! I'll be there. we'll come looking. You don't turn up - I'll be there. We don't find you... ..we get madder.

I'll be there. The madder we get... You'll get plenty more gear. I want more gear. Where's it from? This is the best stuff, mate. That's not for you to know. You wouldn't want me to know. Yeah, I got a problem. Got a problem? Ned, we don't need this shit. We don't even know this boy. It's alright. I know him. (Throws knife on table) You ask too many questions. Abo's right, mate. MILITARY MARCHING TUNE ON TV RAUCOUS CHATTER It was Anzac Day. the two-up at the Broadway Hotel. Warren, Abo and me were running with this guy about the pennies. Warren got in a stink (Men yell excitedly) Hey! Move your foot! You should've moved your foot! Shut up! Do it again. Don't tell me what to do! Shut your face! RAISED VOICES CONTINUE Yeah! Have we got some trouble?

(Screams) Get off him! Off me, you bitch! (Yells) Pussies can't fight! Remember the names! Abo Henry, Neddy Smith. Come on, mate! MOTORBIKE ENGINE ROARS He's a mad bastard! (Laughs) Whooo! (Howls) CAR HORNS BLARE doing some business on his own. About a month after that, Abo was DRAMATIC MUSIC

Shit! RIFLE SHOT Close in! Out of the car! Where's the gun? The gun! I've got me own. Don't have to throw that in. Don't bloody move! Nice one, Abo. Don't move! Jesus! What ya doing? Out of here! Fucking scared, aren't ya? Shut it! Yeah. He got careless, Ned. Bloody Abo, mate. He's low as buggery. He can't eat. So he should be. Shittin' through the eye of a needle. He knows how you feel. He wants to make it up to you. and 50 grand cold. I just did a pound I'll get you the dough. Yeah. I'll take care of that, mate. touched your stuff. Didn't think the cops from doing your homework. Doesn't stop you to stop looking like dealers. You wanna get the drug squad pricks Jesus Christ, I'm hungry! I'll shout you this one, mate. Yeah, my word you will. I'm shouting, don't worry. Don't worry about that pound. I'll get it back over the weekend. Come on! Safe with me. That's just for you to know. Don't worry, mate. I've got troubles of me own, Roger. real fast, for Christ's sake. I've got these charges coming at me Mate, can something be done? (Sniggers) for Christ's sake? Can something be done, with Mal Rivers. He's seen the brief Yeah...well...I've had a chat Um... Yeah. He reckons you're gone, mate. You're down for the count. Can it be done, Roger? to do a bit of business. He might be happy Right, well...can you guarantee me? I want him to know I can be trusted. You know, trust takes time, Ned. I know that it takes time. Can you talk to him? Will you guarantee me? I get a drink. for Christ's sake? Jesus, mate. Can Dolly Parton float, (Laughs) Listen, mate, just... I can be trusted, will ya? Ned... Just tell him. out of my thoughts, mate. You're never Don't forget it. got a year and a half. I fixed it so Abo took a gift. The minister, Rex 'Buckets' Jackson Not bad for a pound of gear. He was out in 10 months. and says, Puts his hand on my shoulder it'll bring you undone, son." "Cash, bash and the gash - what's life worth living for?" I said, "Jesus Christ, mate,

I reckon, mate. Only thing worth shit, you know? That's my point exactly, Ned, bit of knuckling and a good root - Some dough, a good feed, what more do you want? Freedom. about this blue, can you? You can't stop thinking It's a worry. You want to beat it? and good money on you otherwise, I wouldn't be wasting an afternoon would I, you dopey bastard? It's a piece of piss. out of the safe. I'll get the smack well, we'll switch it. If me and Terry agree, When it goes to court,

you get your counsel to ask for an independent analysis. They'll see there's a switch and you're in the clear. And that's the way it worked. That one cost us $30,000 to fix. Easy come, easy go. I'd beaten me charges, the dough was rolling in and I was on top of the world. Best place to be. Jeez, look at this useless prick! Christ. (Groans and yells) Prick! (Cries out in pain) I'll say one thing for Warren, he took his collection duties very seriously. (Groans) He was a day late, that guy, mate. A day too late. All junkies are trouble, mate. You wanna keep right away from them. Sallie-Anne Huckstepp was more than trouble.

If Warren had told me he was living with a junkie prostitute,

I'd have made him dump her. What are you doing up here? Nothing. What are you doing here? I'm visiting friends. I wanted to get out. Why are you in the Cross? Am I supposed to watch 'Days of Our Lives' all day? (Empties bag) Are you using something? Show me your arm.

Jesus Christ, Warren. You stupid arsehole, let go! Where are you going? Huh? Show me what's in the bag. There is nothing in the bag. You're screwing some guy!

How the hell am I supposed to trust you, huh? How can I trust you? You're so bloody jealous! Junkies - you're all bloody shit. I am NOT a junkie! Well, you're an addict. What's the difference? Huh? I know what I am. Get it right. You make me so fucking angry. You know that? REALLY angry! So, hit me! You're a bastard, Warren! Why'd you have to do that? Why do you have to do all that stuff? You shouldn't have done that. Look at my stuff! Sallie... I'm sorry, OK? Look, I'm sorry. I just don't want you to fight me. I told you I don't want you to do this anymore. I'm not using, Warren. I don't want anyone else. I love you. I love you too, Sallie. (Whispers) Come on. You stick with me. We're gonna go places. Eh? Step on it, will ya? Warren was always a bit wild. I liked that about him. But things got out of hand. Get that off! We're not even there yet. Haven't you robbed a bank before? Can't it wait? We're not waiting, you understand? (Whimpers) OK. I want that fucking money today! Alright. YOU HEAR ME? Yes. SIREN WAILS OK, OK, OK. Oh, shit! Shit! Fuck. Pull over. Come on, pull over. Shit! Shut up! Shut the fuck up! Just act straight. Shut up and stay calm. Jesus Christ. You know the deal. Got your licence, sir? We're cruising for chicks. What's the problem, mate? We're doing nothing wrong. Just a routine check. Officer! Shit! GUN CLICKS Warren, what the fuck are you doing? See him run! See him run! (Screeches with laughter) (Shrieks) YEAH! YEAH! YEAH!

OK? Let's do it quick, uh? Sure. SICKENING THUD Oh, fuck!

Get in the fucking car! Make the call. 261-834! Shut up! 261-834. Please make the call! (Yells) Make the call! (Roars) 261-834! TYRES SCREECH PHONE RINGS Detective Rogerson, Armed Hold-Up. CAR LOCKS

(Woman whispers) Zoom, zoom. VOICEOVER: It gets you every time. What's not to love? SONG: # Zoom, zoom, zoom. # SIREN WAILS Stop here.

(Men yell) OPEN UP! Shit! TYRES SCREECH Get back, you! (Men continue to yell) GET UP! Get up! Where's Lanfranchi? He's left. Where is he? (Roars) WHERE'S LANFRANCHI?

WHERE IS HE? Your stupid mate's been here. Get out! (Whimpers) and shooting at coppers. He's been robbing banks (Cries) He didn't shoot any copper. (Snivels) Come on... He didn't...

Don't breathe. (Whispers) Don't breathe. Where is he? Get off me! RIFLE SHOT ECHOES Jesus, you've got to go! (Shrieks) No, don't! (Sobs) Go on, you faggot! Don't! Don't! and you haven't told me, If you know where he's hiding I'm gonna come back for you. (Sobs) No! (Cries) I can drop the prick! Cheer up, son. I might have to take some time off. at someone's missus, mate? Why? Been getting No, mate. (Sniffs) Rogerson's been asking about me. It's no good. Yeah? What have you done? Couple of bank hold-ups. get into that shit. Jesus, mate. You don't want to It's worse than that, Ned. ripped off a dealer last week. Me and another guy Took all his drugs and all his money. I figure the Dodger knew him. You fool.

You fool, mate. bloody police surveillance. He's had me under around the streets. I got choppers following me Hey, listen here. Listen, mate. around when I drive! I got police choppers following me Mate, mate, mate. Listen! Don't stuff him around. Do you understand? Don't stuff him around, alright? I want you to talk to him. He's after me. I got 50 grand. OK, I'll talk to him. or I'll cop it. Don't stuff him around

You do it for me. (Chuckles) What's it got to do with me? Why me? That's the way I want it, Ned. Jesus Christ. He's working for you, isn't he? Everybody will know. They'll know, mate. Who cares? What am I going to say?

Know about that? He took a shot at a patrol cop. We don't like that stuff. Can't go round taking shots at cops. shafting a sheila... The boys saw him Is that a crime? Oh, Jesus Christ, mate. Come on!

I've seen the photographs. It was the way HE was doing it. How do you want them - matt, glossy? They're around. I can get you some. What do you want me to do? Will he use the gun? How do I know? You just said he used it. What do you want me to say? What the hell is it? It's a nine millimetre. Where did he get it? It's one of Danny Chubb's specials. He keeps it stuffed down his belt. That'll put a bulge in your pants. You get him to a meeting. OK? OK. You pat him down. I don't want him pulling any surprises. Take his gun...then, when I'm finished... ..you can give it back to him. Can't you just warn him off? Tell him to pull his head in, or something like that? Come on, Roger, he's a mate. Most of the SWAS team will be there. Oh, Jesus Christ! You're joking? You got the SWAS team? No. I'm not joking, Ned. He's a dangerous criminal. No. I want no part of this, for Christ's sake, mate. Hasn't he got a trial coming up? That's right, his trial's coming up. You'd want things to go as smooth as possible, wouldn't you, Ned? You blokes just want a messenger boy. We've got one. It's time to pick what you want to be, Ned. A goodie or a baddie. Are you running with us or against us? Your choice, Ned. Do you want to be a shithead all your life or play A-grade? Every player wins a prize, Ned. No, they don't, mate. They don't. Here. You're going to have to wear a jumper or something. I can't wear a jumper or coat. He said just shirt and pants. I know I'll be cold but that's what he wants. It's alright. Don't worry about it. I hope the money's enough... Shit, I hope the money's enough. Think it's enough? Yeah. Can you leave some money for me? Yeah, how much do you want? $40? Is that alright? Mmm-hmm. OK. Want me to bring you something home? Bring me home some flowers, Warren. You might be the one sending me flowers, Sal. OK, gotta go. I don't want you to. I don't want to go. You know I've got to do it. What time do you think you'll be home? I don't know. Look...if I'm not back by 6:00pm...I'm not coming back.

OK. Don't worry, OK? I'll be fine. Love you. He's a mad bastard. He doesn't give a shit. He's going to kill me. He's just a bit upset with you. That's all. Give me the gun. Is he gonna take this money? That's what we're here for. Is he taking it?! He'll shake your hand, tell you to pull your head in. It'll be all over. He's a killer! I've been driving round for 40 minutes! Round and round. What's he gonna do? It's broad daylight.

Now, come on. Give me the gun. I can't do it. You've got to. Give me the gun. Just go and talk to him. I can't do it. Come on. It's alright. Just go and talk, give him the money. Give me the gun. Shit. I can see him, Ned. I can see him.

Oh, shit. I'm gonna be sick. Just go and talk to him. I'm gonna be sick. There's supposed to be a kindergarten around here. I chose this spot especially.

Christ, mate. It's Saturday. Where's the kindergarten?! It's closed, for Christ's sake. Come on. Let's do this. It's alright, it's Saturday. Shit! It's alright.

Let's go. CAR DOOR CLOSES Just go talk to him. Just talk to him! (Cocks gun) Roger! This is Warren Lanfranchi. Mr Rogerson. Hello, Warren. Hold it right there, Neddy! Hang on, mate. Come round here. Don't you move. (Fires gun) Get the fuck out of here. Piss off! Let's get him round the corner. Come on, move him! Move him! Pick him up and go down there. Warren Lanfranchi was born in the wrong time. He was more suited to the Roaring '20s. He wanted everything he could get out of life. The only mistake was, he wanted it all at once. It's Holden's mid-year clearance, 60 years in the making. We're running out our 4-cylinder cars, including the zippy Barina, including alloy wheels, cruise control and power windows. Hurry into your Holden dealer before these offers become history. There's $100,000 up for grabs with the new $5 Indiana Jones Instant Scratch-It. That can trigger a run for your money. ('INDIANA JONES' THEME PLAYS) Scratch me happy! "Detective Sergeant...Detective Sergeant," the judge will say. "Detective Sergeant, you must have been in fear of your life." "Judge," I'll say, "the thought of getting a bullet never entered my head." (All laugh) "This filthy weasel... this filthy weasel had a gun "and I had to stop him "before he endangered the lives of my fellow police officers "and the public at large." Too right, too right. Counsel assisting - some shiny-arsed frog straight out of uni - takes a day to tell me I've killed a man. And, you know, I'll take my time too. "Er, it is...it is a tragedy..." (Someone laughs) "..to take a life - any life. "Especially one of such tender years." (All cackle) "But I had to do it. "I had to think about my colleagues and their loved ones. "Especially Mal's wife when she bends over..." And gets her tit in the mangle. (Men laugh) You are a shit. And, ah, the judge will look at me and he'll say, "Detective Sergeant, we are in your very large debt." And I'll say, "Well..." - I'll be humble - "Judge, if that's the case, I'll take a very large cheque." (All laugh) I've been paying the police for... 10 years. Um... What, as a prostitute? As a prostitute. I would have been quite happy to go on paying the police because it's a way of life and you have to... It's...the way that you survive. But when police become judge...and jury... ..and executioner, then somebody has to speak out. It's a fine declaration. But someone could still say - here's a lady who's pregnant, here's a lady who's a drug addict, here's a lady who has been or is a prostitute. She's just had her man shot. She is very bitter and she's about to tip a bucket on everyone. Truth or non-truth? Yeah, and I'd...I'd understand why... ..but this is real. This...this is not something that I have made up... ..in revenge or...in anger. This is just cold, bare fact. When the car came and picked Warren up to take him to this rendezvous point, what were the last moments that you remember? I asked him to bring me home some flowers. And he turned around and said to me, "You never know, darling, you could be sending me flowers."

SMITH: After Sallie-Anne went on TV, Roger had to get everything nailed down. I didn't see the gun. You didn't see the gun? I took it. I had the gun!

I'll call you back. How could I see the gun? I'm getting pissed off.

I took the gun off him. YOU'RE getting pissed off? He's got memory problems. He didn't see the gun. Yeah, I know that. I took the gun off Warren.

Righto, steady on. I had the gun. Ned, don't burst an artery. It's fine. We'll work out a way, won't we? Yep. Right, keep it simple. Lanfranchi wanted the meeting. I agreed... And you brought him there. I'm not saying I was there.

Mate, you were there. You said so. I didn't see him get shot! Alright. I didn't see him get shot, alright? I'm not saying he pulled the gun. Alright, fine, mate! You didn't see anything. You drove away. I didn't see him pull the gun. Are you going to come through? You drove off, you didn't see anything. I don't want to be here all night. You do what I tell you. REPORTER: Did you love him? They shot him. Let her through. He was murdered. Get out the way. Move. Rogerson shot him. What really happened? Rogerson killed him. He was murdered. How? Was he shot in the back? He killed him. He was murdered. They shot him. How do you feel about it? Did you love him? (Clears throat) PROSECUTOR: Do you know whether he habitually carried a gun in the front of his trousers? He told me he carried a gun permanently. Where he carried it, I don't know. But you didn't look in the front of his trousers on June 27? No, I didn't have a chance to. And you didn't try to search him in the car? Well... Well, I was driving. How could I search him? Did you walk with him at all down Beaumont Street? No. I walked to the car. I walked to the back of me car with him. And what was he doing when you last saw him? He was, ah... He was walking towards Detective Sergeant Rogerson. Was he frightened? Well, he was nervous and agitated, yes. Did he tell you that he was frightened of being shot? No. I suppose we should thank you. Yeah, mate. We know it couldn't have been easy. Yeah, we're all very grateful. Your future's been discussed at great length. And you are what you are - a crook. So we've decided to give you a green light. Do you understand?

I'm not going to tell on anyone. Has anyone asked you to? Just accept it. And if you run into a blue, contact one of us straightaway. You can do what you want. There aren't any rules bar one. Never shoot a cop. If a punter gets in the way, then that's fair game.

Do you understand now? Yeah. MAN: Shh! Something's coming. What? Listen and learn. Turbocharged. ENGINE PURRS Direct injected. WHOOSH! Sports car. VOICEOVER: Sports car thrills meet SUV practicality. SONG: # Zoom, zoom, zoom... # Mazda CX-7. It's not just all-wheel drive, it's all-wow drive. # Zoom, zoom, zoom. # NEDDY SMITH: Soon I was part of Roger's inner circle and I discovered these cops were ordinary blokes just like me. No different. MAN: See if you can find a ball. You should've bought the thin ones, you know. They cook faster. They ARE. They ARE thin ones. I've got a fat butcher. (They laugh) Yeah. Good on you, love. Eh, Ned, me and the boys have passed the hat around and we decided to send you and Debra off on a cruise. What do you think of that? Bloody nice, mate. Eh...what do you think about the green light? Yeah, it's pretty good, mate. How many other blokes got it? Nobody. On your Pat Malone, son. What? I'm the only one? Yeah, we shot all the others. Oh, Jesus. (Laughs) Ah, Jesus! JESUS! Hey, Mal's got a little earner you might be interested in. There's an armed rob in town. Interested? Do bears shit in the woods, mate? Diamonds. Worth millions. The guy wants to be robbed. He just takes the insurance.

But it's gotta look real. There'll be plenty of witnesses.

They won't know what's happening. It's a sweet go, mate. I dunno, mate. Ned, this is a gift. Hey! What do you want?! Hey! What are you doing?! Aaagh! (Screams) Neddy!

Hey! Watch it! SMITH: We had the best transport for cutting through any traffic problems. We got short-changed in that whacko.

Never seen none of the insurance money neither. SIREN BLARES Everyone's seen us, mate. They'll get a good description. We'll take care of it when we get back. You're going back there? Sure. First on the scene of the crime. (All laugh) Hey! Hey!

SMITH: I done quite a few of these and never got charged once. I had the keys to the city. What sex drive? I'm a fucking bulldozer, mate. Come on... SMITH: The green light worked both ways though. Sometimes I had to do things to keep in sweet with the cops -

like the day we took Brian Alexander out to lunch. I invited him on my boat to do some fishin'. Look at this! Come on, mate! Hey, boys! Ned! Mate! Reckon the fish will bite?! (They laugh) Hey! Hey! Hey! Mate... (All urge Alexander) Come on, boys. Come on. Ned! Brian was a crooked solicitor who was about to appear at the Stewart Royal Commission

and give up all the crooked cops he'd worked with. I have to say, I never really liked him.

Every time I seen him he had his hand out. (Men talk and laugh drunkenly) Hey, hey...what's going on? Thought I'd come down and join you for a few beers, few laughs - bit of rock and roll! (All laugh) Is this your fishing spot, Ned? It's one of me fishin' spots. (Laughs knowingly) Where's the rods? Where's the bait? (All laugh) Bait? Mal forgot the bait! (Laughs) Memory like a sieve, mate. (Laughs) Jesus Christ. I did the wrong thing by you, Ned. I should've given that money back. My...my hands were tied. Oh, water under the bridge, mate. No, no, I shouldn't have kept that 50 grand and done nothing. No, I didn't do nothing. I mean... ..I couldn't get any action going. And...and the shit hit the fan and...and I was warned off. The cops had it in for you and for us. Forget about it. Please, Ned...

Forget it. Please, mate. How can I settle up? Well, we'll think of something. (Laughs) (Others laugh) You always was a fair man, Ned. (Laughs) Mate, pass me that coat-hanger, will you? (Laughs) No, Ned! Don't do this to me, Ned! Don't do this to me, Ned! No, come on, Ned. Come on, please. I'll give you anything you want, Ned. Come on, Ned. You tell him, Mal. Come on, you fuckin' tell him, you bastard. Don't do it to me, Ned! Come on... Brian, mate, you talk too much. It's always been your trouble. You're a dog. You're talking to the Royal Commission. No! That's bullshit! I didn't mention you! I didn't mention any of you! You bastard! I didn't mention any of you! I didn't...I didn't... No...I didn't tell them anything. Come on, Ned. No, don't! No! Don't! Ned, no, don't! Please, no! No! I'll tell them I can't remember anything. Yeah, right. Ow! Christ, what's that?! An early cooker. They don't make them like they used to. Hey, let me talk. We can talk. You gave us up! Don't do this! Shut up! Aaaagh! Shut his face up! Come on, Ned... Lift his head. Don't do it! Don't do it to me! I don't wanna go! No! (Screams) You bastard! Don't do it! Don't do it, Ned! Ned, please, don't do it! Don't! Oh, no! For fuck's sake, shoot me, you bastard! Not this way, please! Don't do it! See you later, cunt. Oh, fuck! The green light - it wasn't all beer and skittles. All in a day's work, Ned. Thanks, mate. It's nice out there, isn't it? Supertext Captions by Red Bee Media Australia www.redbeemedia.com.au This program is captioned live. Good evening. We begin with another terrible tragedy in Asia. A powerful earthquake has been felt across thousands of kilometres of China. With fears hundreds of people, many children, have been killed.

The official death toll stands at 107, but there are reports 900 students have been buried when two schools collapsed. The epicentre of the quake - 7.8 on the Richter scale - was in a mountainous area near the centre of the country. The giant tremor forced workers to evacuate office blocks and apartment towers in Beijing, more than 1,500 kilometres away. The quake was also felt more than 3,000 kilometres away in Bangkok as well as in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Joining us on the phone now from Beijing is Today Show's Cameron Williams who is on assignment in China.

Cameron, thank you for your time. The quake has been felt far and wide, indeed, you were given quite a shake in Beijing? Yes, it was a very eerie experience. We were shooting in the east of Beijing in a conglomeration of 24 high-rise buildings, We were there to illustrate the great rate of construction here in Beijing when the tremor passed under our feet. We thought it was something to do with the earth-moving machinery we were filming, but we noticed just a trickle at first of people flowing out the buildings, then it became extreme.

then it became a stream.

Some of them were quite upset - they had taken some time coming down some of the 40 floors and the tremor at ground level was slight compared with the swaying that they felt higher up.

They were quite shaken, literally, when they arrived at ground level and a lot of them were saying a phrase that our interpreter said literally means 'ground shake'. They started to talk among themselves, many of these people, about 1976 - when a similar scale of quake struck much closer to Beijing - and at that time 300,000 people died in the space of about five seconds. The ground just opened up beneath them. Beijing tonight is a little anxious, but it has gotten back to business. The most disturbing report is the one we mentioned at the top - that of the 900 school students buried. What are they reporting about that there? As you are hearing, we had initial reports which were very calm and measured saying that everything was fine in the Sichuan Province where the quake was centered. When we spoke to local people about that they said, "Wait, wait, there will be more news to come." But the official toll is still 107 dead, 900 students are missing believed buried in the collapse of two schools. There is great fear among the people here that this is going to just be the beginning and that there will be many, many higher tolls to come as news filters out. It is very difficult to speak to anyone in the province -

one of the people I am working with has family in that area and has been frantically trying to phone through. The mobile systems just have not coped with that at all so there is very little civil communication. I'm sure that the military has better ways of communicating but for civilians it is very difficult to get information from that area. An interesting thing you mentioned there is that China's first response was calm - now they're saying officially that it is a disaster and they are sending thousands of troops to that region to try and help. That is correct, the President is urging that more effort is made, to the rescue effort. Of course military assistance is the first thing that they have utilised in bringing some sort of order as something to work out a system of rescue and assistance in this disaster relief. The Prime Minister has headed to that area and that is something that is not going to be widely available to many people as the airport has been closed in the major city in the Sichuan Province. We have been trying to reach the city, it is impossible at this stage to make the 1,500 kilometre journey south from Beijing to Sichuan Province. But certainly the official line is becoming a lot more open that it is going to be about the scope of the tragedy and that there is going to be a national effort utilised to try and help these people. You will have the latest on that in the Today Show in the morning but for now, thank you Cameron. In one province alone 3,000 to 5,000 people have been killed and 10,000 have been injured.

For many Australians Christmas has come all over again in May on Budget Day. But the generous times are over,

Treasurer Wayne Swan claiming it is time to tighten the screws. He claims the Rudd Government will not get anything like the revenue from the commodities boom enjoyed by the Coalition. The man who delivered the last 12 Federal Budgets will be watching from the sidelines tomorrow, as the new Labor Treasurer steps into the limelight. But already Wayne Swan is complaining