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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. feels useless, alienated, She is hopeless, helpless, removed from the rest of humanity. By any normal definition of insane, in that category. Schapelle is now sadly Guilty or innocent? Is it time to bring Schapelle home? This morning on Sunrise, so you can make up your mind. we'll talk live to her psychiatrist from our major roadways. Then, the calls to ban cyclists Also, 16 years on - be living in Australia? could Jamie Bulger's killers We'll sort fact from fiction. to severe storms and even snow, And from extreme heat what's going on with the weather? And what does it mean for summer? on this Tuesday edition of Sunrise. Find out # Reach up for the sunrise... # Kochie and Mel. VOICEOVER: Live from Brekky Central, Hello and thanks for joining us. to make some sense We're going to try of all this weather this morning. from the Weather Channel Dick Whitaker will join us after 7:00. We will look ahead. See if there is

any winter left? Do you pack up your doona. Plus, Fifi's in the hot zone. from Brisbane. She's keeping an eye on things the weird weather too And you can help us report by emailing or texting the soapbox. It has been a weird and wonderful time. If you got photos, send them in. Schapelle Corby's family hopes of Australia's top psychiatrists an alarming diagnoses from one to help bring her home. will persuade the Rudd Government Schapelle is clinically insane. Dr Jonathan Phillips has found has attempted suicide twice. In the past month, the 32-year-old feels useless, alienated, She is hopeless, helpless, from the rest of humanity. she feels removed could easily move to kill herself. She is in a situation where she brought home on prisoner exchange. Her family wants Schapelle above 30 degrees Brisbane is expecting another day its express run into winter. as South-East Queensland continues a 60-year-old record for August Yesterday Ipswich cracked when the mecury reached 35 degrees. Together with strong winds, have sparked a total fire ban. the high temps will quickly get a fire going Any small spark will quickly get out of control. and, if not reported, As the north sweltered, were lashed by damaging winds. Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide doing it tough Thousands of Australians by new bankruptcy laws. could be saved Low-income workers mortgage and credit card repayments struggling to meet announced by the Federal Government. are the focus of new plans to be Under the changes, could petition for bankruptcy the minimum debt creditors would rise from $2,000 to $10,000. to try and recover funds The time period for debtors from 7 to 28 days. will also increase Three men arrested over a plot at Sydney's Holsworthy Army base to kill soldiers will apply for bail today. outlined their case in opposing bail Federal Police yesterday of intercepted phone calls. by detailing a series talking about The suspects were allegedly heard if Islam allowed it. wanting to strike big during anti-terror raids The men were arrested in Melbourne earlier this month. Bus services across Sydney's west, strike action, crippled by yesterday's will return to normal today. Busways drivers walked off the job proposed new timetable, over the company's and schoolchildren stranded. leaving 15,000 commuters Without going back to work, this issue. we can't actually discuss today Drivers will meet with management to discuss their concerns. telecommunications companies Complaints about Australia's are on the rise. A new report shows are contacting the ombudsman more than 20,000 people a month top 10 telcos. to complain about the nation's Telstra is the worst offender. The major issues are billing errors or direct debits. and failure to cancel accounts are battling a major blaze Firefighters in Greece near the capital Athens. on three fronts near a monastery, Strong winds reignited an old fire to try to extinguish the fire forcing dozens of nuns with tree branches. this morning The skyline north-east of Athens seemed to be retreating. and the fires Planes from France, Cyprus and Italy drop water on the flames. are helping Greek teams a lull in the gale-force winds Overnight, to reduce the danger spots allowed firefighters to four main fronts the historic town of Marathon. and they may have saved to pick up later, But as the winds are predicted from previously dormant flames. there are concerns about flare-ups (CHURCH BELLS TOLL) In the early hours of this morning, of Saint Ephrem fire surrounded the monastery close to the town of Nea Makri. in the battle against the flames The nuns joined firefighters all the monastery buildings. but were unable to save of volunteers They are among hundreds helping the emergency services to regain control of the region. in their struggle the Army and the Red Cross Nearly 2,000 firefighters, are involved in the rescue mission. 200 members of the Red Cross TRANSLATOR: There are about in the fire areas. At this moment we are operating with the fire brigade. in cooperation many of their trucks was drivers We are providing with drivers. and we are also providing the Army Since Saturday, through the city's northern suburbs, over 90 fires have swept 40,000 acres of land. destroying nearly have had to flee their homes, Tens of thousands of people many taking refuge in the capital. are the worst to hit the region The wildfires since the summer of 2007 lost their lives. when nearly 70 people in the blaze this year No casualties have been reported an ecological disaster. but it is being termed In finance news:

A pretty soft start to the week. The

Dow Jones is up 45% since its Marloes. Is We are up triple digits. We did predict this yesterday because of the booming weekend. Ben Bernanke said he could see signs of economic recovery and everyone is in party mode. One of the reasons why markets are

up in Europe is the oil price. 10-month high. CommSec has put together some research on company profits in Australia this year. The share market is booming. We are

in the middle of the profit reporting season. For all the details, we're joined by Savanth Sebastian. Good morning to you. Savanth, what were the results? It must mean our profit shares are

going through the roof. We still

have another week on the earning results. It shows we haven't lived

up to the doom and gloom

predictions. Where we have seen significant weakness is in real

estate companies that driven down

profit. The resill yebs of the

Australian economy has helped as well. Alright. Others say profits

have been booming. Have they? No, they haven't been booming but

certainly a lot better than - They

are down 40% of those 200 companies Yes, but if you take out the diversified financials, they are down only 40%

down only 40%. Only. Given we in the global financial crisis 50% it is certainly better than analysts were

predicting. A 40% increase in the share market and a 40% drop in profits, taking out the extremes, it

just doesn't compute. Look at the price to earnings ratio, it is

around 17. The long-term average is 16. Investors are probably a little bit higher than the average. What you will see over the next year analysts will revise earnings for

the future and see the earnings at just about right where we are at the moment. Always the optimist. In the month of July, superannuation was up 6. month of July, superannuation was up

6.32% I can't believe you are so glass half empty. I am glass half

full but I am not glass full full Degrees of levels. Instead of a

glass full of champagne. I am glass half full. September and October,

they will be scary I think. Scary. Na is glass half empty. Soon on Sunrise, Lote Tiqiri drops his legal action against rugby union bosses after they sacked him. But first, a quick check of today's weather. Around the country: dry and warm for Brisbane. Fine for Sydney. Windy conditions for Canberra. Showers for Melbourne and Hobart. A little rain for Adelaide. Fine for Perth. Warm and partly cloudy for Darwin. Fifi has the weather in detail from Brisbane when Sunrise continues. No, your eyes aren't playing tricks and the photo hasn't been altered by a computer! A photographer was in the right place at the right time when stuntman Nick de Wit performed a jump in front of the pyramids in Egypt. We'll have some more photos from our 'strange but true' collection later.

It is like pushing on the leaning tower of pizza. Pizza! Chairman Andrew Hilditch says he and his selectors got it wrong by not picking Aussie spinner Nathan Hauritz in the deciding Ashes Test at The Oval. But as the post-mortem begins, Hilditch wouldn't cop the entire blame for Australia's capitulation. It's very important that nobody has any doubt why we lost the Test match - we scored 160 in our first dig. Aussie keeper Brad Haddin is heading home after carrying a fractured finger in the past two matches. And celebrations were relatively subdued for the victorious England team overnight - a quiet get-together on The Oval in stark contrast to celebrations in 2005. Ah, able to have a beer with my dad so it was very different but in a lot of ways, a lot far more enjoyable. Flintoff will now undergo the knee surgery he's been putting off during the series. Lote Tuqiri's professional rugby career in Australia is officially over after the former Wallaby winger and the ARU settled out of court. Tuqiri's multimillion-dollar contract was terminated in June after an alleged breach of team protocol. Following mediation, Tuqiri dropped legal action. The exact reason for his dismissal remains a mystery with both parties refusing to comment. The Bulldogs and the Dragons are in a neck-and-neck race for the minor premiership after the Doggies demolished the Roosters by 24 points last night. There was plenty of the physical stuff early but that soon made way for the brilliance of Brett Kimmorley who set up 4 of the Bulldogs 5 tries in a vintage performance from NRL's oldest half-back. COMMENTATOR: Now Kimmorley goes to the right-hand side and goes straight through them. Patten backing up on the inside and the General will make it a double! Kimmorley kept the pressure on in the second half and was given a standing ovation as the Bulldogs drew level with the Dragons on top of the NRL ladder. Hawthorn's finals hopes have taken a severe dent with Buddy Franklin offered a 1-week suspension if he pleads guilty for his thumping hit on Ben Cousins. The Match Review Panel assessed it as level two rough conduct, which rules him out of Saturday's do-or-die finals qualifier against the Bombers. The Hawks are expected to fight the charge but if they lose, Franklin will miss two matches. Meantime, mixed news for Essendon on the injury front with skipper Matthew Lloyd expected to return. Freddie Flintoff having a beer with

his dad. That's not too bad. Do we have to watch it anymore? It will go on for a while. Just before we move on - I want to show you the back page of today's 'Age' in Melbourne. Very clever.

that with that warning on it. It is The entire back page of the Age is

pretty clever. that with that warning on it. It is pretty clever. pretty clever. Fifi is in Manly this that with that warning on it. It is morning. Good morning. I came down

to the harbour for a bit of respite. It is 20 degrees here. 35. It is 20 degrees here. 35.4. Smashed the records. Records were broken through Queensland. Unbelievable conditions when you think what is going on in southern New South Wales, Victoria and that cold front

just swept through earlier this morning. What an unbelievable

country as we look at what is happening weather wise. Sunrise weather for Whereis mobile. Get free maps and directions on the Telstra Next G network. Around Queensland: fine for Cairns and Townsville. Very warm in Mount Isa. Early fog for Rockhampton and Bundaberg. Fine for the Sunshine Coast. Across New South Wales: mostly sunny for Coffs Harbour and Tamworth. A few showers for Albury and Wagga Wagga. Windy but mostly fine for Canberra and Newcastle. While Sydney will be sunny. Around Victoria: showers for Mildura and Ballarat. Wet conditions for Bendigo and Geelong. While Melbourne will be rainy. Across Tasmania: showers for Launceston and Strahan. Mainly fine for Swansea. While Hobart will be wet. In South Australia: possible thunderstorms for Mount Gambier. A few showers for Ceduna and Port Lincoln. While Adelaide will be wet and windy. Across Northern Territory: partly cloudy for Alice Springs. Fine for Katherine. Around WA: a shower for Albany. Fine for Bunbury and Kalgoorlie. Blue Skies for Karratha and Broome. While Perth will be sunny. Expecting a hot day in Brisbane.

Down here at the royal Queensland

yacht club. Looking at this yacht

behind me, I am quite interested in finding out who owns it. Well, there he is. He just went onboard. I will

go and chase him down. That is a

very classy. I don't know much about

yachts but that is an impressive one. I don't know if it is a yacht.

A yachtie would call it a stink

boat. I'm not a yachtie. We will

learn together throughout the morning. Coming up - should the Australian Government step in to stop Schapelle Corby's suffering in a Bali jail? And later, we'll see if we're in for another cold snap before winter officially ends. But after, some breaking news in the Michael Jackson investigation. You're watching Sunrise on Seven. The E-File on Sunrise with the all-original Nelson Aspen brought to you by 'New Idea', for all the latest celebrity news and more. Nelson Aspen in New York. There's some breaking news on the Michael Jackson investigation. Nelson, what is it? We have known for quite some time that the toxicology results have

been completed but we don't know what they are. Just recently the Los Angeles tiles has reported that they

got their hands on an affidavit that Michael Jackson died Michael Jackson died from propofol

and that is the an necessary threat

tick to put patients under, not

something to go to sleep in your

bedroom. That goes back to Dr Conrad Murray. I understand that TMZ said

that the doctor admitted to giving him 50 milligrams but reduced it because he was getting addicted. So expect an arrest imminently. That

the other factor in all of this.

That could go down at any tile. Nelson, of course as a breaking

story you will keep us up to date

throughout the morning. Talk to you after. Will do. On the way - do cyclists have a place on our busy roads? Or should they stick to the backstreets? And we'll get some expert advice for treating a spider or snake bite this summer. She had a spider, not a snake. A

white spider. Her foot has blown up. But next, this morning's news and today's weather. You're watching Sunrise on Seven.

And here's another photo from our collection. It's strange and sort of true! This 3-D art was created by Edgar Mueller in Germany. He turned the street into a river for a competition. Still to come - Schapelle Corby's torment in a Bali prison. Her psychiatrist will explain why she needs to get out. And later, could Jamie Bulger's killers be living in Australia? We'll sort fact from fiction. But first, here's Nat with the 6:30 update. A massive front of wild weather is still causing havoc across south-eastern Australia. Strong gusts brought down trees and powerlines in Melbourne's northern suburbs overnight. Victorians have been warned they're just seeing the start of damaging winds, rain and hail. A strong cold front hit the New South Wales coast this morning, bringing gale-force winds and causing temperatures to dive. A severe weather warning for destructive winds remains in place across South Australia. Brisbane, on the other hand, is expecting more late winter heat. A total fire ban is in place with strong winds and high temperatures predicted. Schapelle Corby's family is hoping Kevin Rudd will push for a prisoner exchange after a top psychiatrist found she won't survive 20 years in a Bali jail cell. Dr Jonathan Phillips says Schapelle is clinically insane. He's diagnosed severe depression, hallucinations and paranoia and is sure she's not faking it. If she is bunging this on, it is the cleverest deception a psychiatrist will ever see. Schapelle has attempted suicide twice in the past month. A former homicide detective claims Queensland police failed to follow a vital lead in the Daniel Morcombe investigation. Bob Munt taped a conversation with a prisoner who wanted to wear a wire to interview two persons of interest, Douglas Jackway and Ray Davy. And he had inside information as a result of that association that could say where Daniel Morcombe had been on the day after he'd been assaulted and taken back to a particular address. Police spoke with the prisoner six days later but decided not to wire him up. Daniel disappeared from a Sunshine Coast bus stop in December 2003. The officer in charge of the investigation says enquires are ongoing. Western Sydney bus company Busways will meet with its drivers today to stop a repeat of yesterday's crippling industrial action. Thousands of commuters and schoolchildren were left stranded during the morning peak after rogue drivers walked off the job without warning. They're angry over what they call an unreasonable timetable. Busways has promised services will run as normal today. Time for sport. Here's Beretts. The Bulldogs and the Dragons are in a neck-and-neck race for the minor premiership after the Doggies demolished the Roosters by 24 points last night. It was the Brett Kimmorley show at ANZ Stadium as the veteran half-back set up 4 of the Bulldogs 5 tries, prompting comparisons with the great Terry Lamb. Kimmorley was given a standing ovation as the Bulldogs drew level with the Dragons on top of the NRL ladder. Hawthorn's AFL finals hopes have taken a severe dent with Buddy Franklin offered a 1-week suspension if he pleads guilty for his thumping hit on Ben Cousins. The Hawks are expected to fight the charge which rules him out of Saturday's do-or-die finals qualifier against the Bombers. Chairman Andrew Hilditch says he and his selectors got it wrong by not picking Aussie spinner Nathan Hauritz in the deciding Ashes Test at The Oval. But as the post-mortem begins, Hilditch wouldn't cop the entire blame for Australia's capitulation. It's very important that nobody has any doubts about why we lost the Test match - we scored 160 in our first dig. Aussie keeper Brad Haddin is heading home after carrying a fractured finger in the past two matches.

"Why is everyone blaming the players

or the selectors for the cricket? Could it be that England were the better team this time? better team this time?" Stop that sort of talk, Harold. I don't know Harold. Come on big fella. Australians need a scapegoat. Come on. It is a tradition. The more the better. You are like the two oldmuppets on the fence. Fifi is

oldmuppets on the fence. Fifi is on Manly Harbour. You enjoying the

heatwave? Tough for the kids the school uniforms? That is a good point. We had some frommoreton boy. If the mini heatwave continues today. And severe weather warnings for Victoria Unbelievably 21 degrees here in

Brisbane at the moment for winter. I

am enjoying myself at the royal

Queensland yacht quads man. I can't

help but notice this lovely display of food. This is not actually your

boat? No, this is the Commodore's boat. That is important. For people who don't know, who is the Commodore? The flag master of the

squadron and he is in charge of the proceedings and he welcomed you onboard here. Where is the Commodore right now? He is away. He the Hamilton Island racing his yacht.

Beretts, you might chase up the Commodore. I will make it my

personal mission to find the Commodore. And thank him for the lovely spread of fruit, and his lovely yacht. Thank you, Fifi. It is

even better that you get to use the

Commodore's yacht when he is not there. And Beretts is flying off this afternoon for his mid-winter junket - assignment. Where are you going? Hamilton Island race week. It

is tough stuff up there. Maybe we could go if he doesn't want to. I

mean I should do it really. It's my

thing. If he doesn't want to go. Pigs might fly. Katherine from

Victoria has sent one in. This is lovely. You got to concentrate. Are you ready? What you think you create. What you feel you attract. What you imagine you become. That is

good. I like that one. Well done, Katherine. Joke of the Day comes

from Kim. A middle-aged couple had two beautiful teenage daughters. They always talked about having a son. They decided to try one last time to have a son. She got pregnant and they were happy. She had the

baby and it was ugly. Look at the two beautiful daughters. Have you

been fooling around behind my back? She said not this time. Wicked. That was a wicked. Shortly - the calls to ban cyclists from our major roads. Plus later, from heatwaves to gale-force winds - we'll find out what to expect weather-wise, this summer. Up next, though, could it be Coach Carey? We'll tell you why Wayne Carey hasn't ruled out a job with an AFL team when Sunrise continues. The Wilsons, brought to you by BigPond sport. Taking a look at the tips this week, both the girls and boys went with the same tips in the AFL so no changes there, while in the NRL, the honours were split, after the boys tipped the Eels, but the girls picked up an extra point backing Manly and the Warriors. So looking at the leaderboard, the boys are still ahead by 18 points. Now here's Beretts to talk sport. Cricket bosses are rallying behind Ricky Ponting. Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland says there'll be a full review of the Ashes campaign but he claims sweeping changes are unlikely. Does their need to be a changing of the guard? Let's ask the Wilsons. Good morning. Jim, is Ricky's job safe? Yes, for the time being. Unfortunately I don't think Michael Clarke has the support at board level and not convinced 100% he

should be the next Test captain. I think he should be. I think Ricky should come home should come home and think but I think he will captain in the West Indies. Michael Clarke will have to bide his time. He sort of lobbied for the gig and there is an unspoken

law in the Australian cricket team

that you don't put your hand up. They come to you. Simon Katich is the other contender but at this

point in time Ricky is safe. That is

right. He is the right man for the job. You can't blame Ponting for what went on. There were some questionable decisions on selecting.

He leads from the front. He is a great batsman. I wouldn't pick

anyone else from that grew as a leader. It is very hard to be

dropped as an Australian cricket

captain. Sack the selectors. Including that Hilidich. Include

some former players just out of the

game. Your Matthew Haydens? He is on the board.

the board. I will make a note. Wayne Carey's AFL involvement may not be over. He says he wouldn't rule out coaching a team in the future. Bec, would you want Carey as a coach?

No! I so don't want him as a coach

of my time. I can understand he has

merit on paper. He has been a fantastic player but I don't know

that he sets a good example - I don't know that he is a mentor. He has a good sized ego. Key him away

from my blokes. Jimmy? He should be on the coaching panel. He has an assistant cove. He is the best player in AFL football. Certainly his character may be questionable

but trust me, Bec, there have been other coaches on the panel with shady pasts. I got no dramas with that. I have. Once again we are divided. You are kidding, Jim. I am

not kidding. You are a jibberer. See

you. Give each other a call and make

up, alright. Kochie and Mel, back to you. It is like the final word. Shortly - is it time for the Australian Government to bring Schapelle Corby home? And it's revealed what killed Michael Jackson. We're live to the US for the latest. But next, the push to ban cyclists from our roads. Your chance to weigh in on the debate follows a short break on Sunrise. When we need a car, we call Thrifty - Australia's best-valued car and truck rental. This morning we've been talking about strange but true photos. Brutus the bear reckons he's part of the family. He's seven years old, almost 2.5m tall and weighs half a tonne. His carer, Casey, says the grizzly is intelligent and emotional. Casey even made Brutus the best man at his wedding. According to the Sun it is real. I don't think so. He looks painted in there. You have the Bundy bear. Why not? Because it would have eaten

everyone at the table. I have been

told it is real. You are very harsh. What's got people talking, Nat? Schapelle Corby is making news. The push is on to bring her home on prisoner exchange. A leading Australian psychiatrist says Corby has severe depression. Dr Jonathan Phillips is worried Schapelle won't survive much longer in a Bali jail. Her family has sent the doctor's report to the PM with a plea to do a deal to get Schapelle released. We'll speak with Dr Phillips at 7:10. But in the meantime, what are your thoughts? Email or SMS us. General vao says " General vao says "I would ask you to help Schapelle Corby and ask Prime Minister to bring her home. help Schapelle Corby and ask the She urgently needs medical attention. I am asking for compassion and mercy, not judgement. compassion and mercy, not judgement." Every time someone gets trouble overseas we have to overrule another country's legal system just because we are Australian. " because we are Australian. "Why are

we still talking about her? She is a convicted drug mule. Why should we

pay to keep her in our jail. pay to keep her in our jail." People

are either for or against. A lot of people are ringing into radio

stations saying have mercy. Cyclists are always a hot topic on our soapbox. Now comes the suggestion they should simply be banned from major roads and freeways. Some Sunrise stats - since 1991, more than 650 cyclists have been killed on our roads. That's an average of 44 a year. Almost 9,000 were seriously injured in one year alone. And 30% of crashes occur during peak hour. Cyclists will have their say after 7:00. But is banning them the answer? Is banning them the answer? I don't

know how you dare to go on a major road during peak hour. Beretts is our man of lycra. They are scary statistics but you got to remember that more bikes are sold than cars.

I wonder if a little bit of tolerance from both sides might settle it out N Europe, cars will give way to bikes. I am not saying that is the answer but if it takes a few seconds to slow down just to keep someone safe to keep keep someone safe to keep bikes on the road. There are a roads that

bikes can't be on. Happy to move

around but if I pull up at the next

set of traffic lights and he - Or she. Or she, hops in front of me, it

kind of makes me cranky. Agree, it is wonderful. They exercise, it is good for the environment. There are

so many pluses. There are so many roads, the Pacific Highway, you

wonder if it is the best for everybody? wonder if it is the best for everybody. Motorcyclists have a car

too. If I want to ride a bike, I look for the back street. There needs to be a bit of common sense S weaving in and out of traffic just like on a motorbike is dangerous.

The first thing I did was buy a

bike. It is level and it makes it

easy and you can plan your route and

ride. Melbourne is another great one. Canberra bike paths are great. Geelong has tremendous bike paths. We got to be able to co-exist. It is

the future. We got to get used to it. Email in. Can I bring back Trigger?

Trigger? My palomino. He is not good for the environment. After the break, this morning's news and weather. Our 'strange but true' file wouldn't be complete without a photo from Australia! Who could forget the Pasha Bulker's Who could forget the 'Pasha Bulker's stranding at Newcastle? And from this vantage point, it really does look like the ship's about to smash into the city. We'll see some more photos shortly. Also coming up this Sunrise, breaking news - what killed Michael Jackson. And was it homicide? We're live to the US. She is now helpless, hopeless, she feels useless, she feels alienated, she feels removed from the rest of humanity. By any normal definition of insane, Schapelle is now, sadly, in that category. Also, guilty or innocent? Is it time to bring Schapelle home? In 10 minutes, we'll talk live to her psychiatrist so you can make up your mind. Plus, the calls to ban cyclists from our major roadways. And from extreme heat to severe storms and even snow, what's going on with the weather? And what does it mean for summer? Find out as the Tuesday edition of Sunrise continues. Hello and thanks for tuning in. A busy hour ahead - let's kick it off with an extended news bulletin from Nat. Good morning. A massive front of wild weather is still causing havoc across south-eastern Australia while Queensland is expecting more late winter heat. Victorians have been warned they're just seeing the start of damaging winds, rain and blizzards. The fire brigade was called to Melbourne's northern suburbs early this morning after a tree branch brought down a power cable. Winds are expected to strengthen throughout the day, reaching up to 120km/h. The SES is warning all residents to ensure that they secure any lose objects they may have around their homes. A strong cold front hit the New South Wales coast this morning, bringing gale-force winds and causing temperatures to dive. The SES is expecting more call-outs following yesterday's wintery blast. The trees come down and just has demolished the two cat sheds. A severe weather warning for destructive winds remains in place across South Australia. Dozens of trees in Adelaide were brought down yesterday, damaging cars and properties. Last night, 6,000 homes were without power. Brisbane is expecting another day above 30 degrees as South-East Queensland continues its bizarre winter run. Yesterday, Ipswich cracked a 60-year-old record for August when the mercury reached 35 degrees. Together with strong winds, the high temps have sparked a total fire ban. Any small spark will quickly get a fire going and, if not reported, will quickly get out of control. Weather experts think the hot conditions may have something to do with the onset of El Nino. Firefighters in Greece are battling to save thousands of homes in the suburbs of Athens as wildfires close in on the Greek capital. Nuns joined in to fight the fires as a huge blaze threatened their monastery. They used branches and hoses to tame spot fires which came dangerously close to buildings. Changing winds are fanning the flames and reigniting previously controlled blazes. France and Cyprus have sent reinforcements after a state of emergency was declared. A bail hearing continues today for three men arrested during anti-terror raids in Melbourne. Federal Police are opposing bail and yesterday outlined their case by detailing a series of intercepted phone calls. The suspects were allegedly heard talking about wanting to strike big if Islam allowed it and needing only 20 minutes to kill soldiers at Sydney's Holsworthy Army base. Family and friends who were in court for the hearing maintain the men are innocent. Thousands of Australians doing it tough could be saved by new bankruptcy laws. Low-income earners struggling to meet mortgage and credit card repayments are the focus of new plans to be announced today by the Federal Government. Under the changes, the minimum debt creditors could petition for would rise from $2,000 to $10,000. The time period for debtors to try to recover funds will also increase from 7 to 28 days. Schapelle Corby's family hopes an alarming diagnoses from one of Australia's top psychiatrists will persuade the Rudd Government to help bring her home. Dr Jonathan Phillips has found Schapelle is clinically insane. In the past month, the 32-year-old has attempted suicide twice. She is now helpless, hopeless, she feels useless, she feels alienated, she feels removed from the rest of humanity. She is in a situation where she could easily move forward to kill herself. Her family wants Schapelle brought home on prisoner exchange. Malcolm Turnbull has gained slight ground on Kevin Rudd in the latest opinion polls. The Opposition Leader is sitting on 19% as preferred prime minister, up two points. But Mr Turnbull is still well behind Kevin Rudd who is on 66%. The Opposition Leader's popularity hit a record low less than a month ago. $5 million worth of jewellery has been stolen from a central London store in the city's second heist in as many weeks. rode up to front door, Six men armed with sledgehammers rode up to the front door, smashed through windows and stole the jewels in under 40 seconds.

The motorbikes on the pavement made everyone look up. When the hammers

came out, there was just enough time to run. I heard my mum scream and

motorbikes. It has been robbed

before but in the middle of the night these men smashed their way

in. I said please stop. I didn't know what to do. As the shop assistants feared for their lives

they filled their bags with ? they filled their bags with ?2 million. It may look like a crude operation but it was incredibly disciplined. Three men pulled up outside and the three passengers

jumped off. There was another London jeweller Robbie last month and they

too used sledgehammers to get their way in. And Then there was graph Diamonds in the capital. I am scared to walk on the street. I'm scared of people. For seven generation thz family sold jewellery. It took less than one minute to potentially bring it all to an end. Court documents prove Michael Jackson died from a lethal dose of the powerful anaesthetic Propofol. Unsealed documents found in a Texas courtroom state the late singer had lethal levels of the sedative in his blood at the time of his death. Dr Conrad Murray allegedly told detectives he'd been treating Jackson's insomnia with 50mg of the drug for about six weeks before he died. In finance news: Time for sport. Here's Beretts. The Bulldogs and the Dragons are in a tight race for the minor premiership after the Doggies demolished the Roosters by 24 points last night. There was plenty of the physical stuff early but that soon made way for the brilliance of Brett Kimmorley who set up 4 of the Bulldogs 5 tries in a vintage performance from the NRL's most experienced half-back. COMMENTATOR: Now Kimmorley goes to the right-hand side and goes straight through them. Patten backing up on the inside and the General will make it a double! Kimmorley kept the pressure on in the second half and was given a standing ovation as the Bulldogs drew level with the Dragons on top of the NRL ladder. Hawthorn's finals hopes have taken a severe dent with Buddy Franklin offered a 1-week suspension if he pleads guilty for his big hit on Ben Cousins. The Match Review Panel assessed it as level two rough conduct which rules him out of Saturday's do-or-die finals qualifier against the Bombers. The Hawks are expected to fight the charge but if they lose, Franklin will miss two matches. Meantime, some positive news for Essendon on the injury front with skipper Matthew Lloyd expected to return. England's cricketers have enjoyed a quiet celebration after their historic Ashes win. The team spent a subdued evening with family and friends at The Oval before calling it an early night. Ah, able to have a beer with my dad so it was very different but in a lot of ways, a lot far more enjoyable.

Meantime, the Aussie selectors have admitted they got it wrong by not picking spinner Nathan Hauritz in the fifth Test. And injured keeper Brad Haddin is on the way home after nursing a broken finger for two matches. Soon on Sunrise - is it time to bring Schapelle Corby home? But first, let's check in with Fifi who's at Manly Harbour in Brisbane this morning. Beautiful here. 22 degrees already and it is so early. Unbelievable. Yesterday records were broken all across South-East Queensland South Wales. The highest temp across South-East Queensland and New South Wales was Evans Head was 38 South Wales. The highest temp in New

degrees. That is the highest

temperature for August ever. Complete contrast in Victoria, Tassie and southern New South Wales with severe damaging winds. The SES are recommending that everything stay tied down. Sunrise weather for Whereis mobile. Get free maps and directions on the Telstra Next G network. Around Queensland: fine for Cairns and Townsville. Very warm in Mount Isa. Early fog for Rockhampton and Bundaberg. Fine for the Sunshine Coast. Across New South Wales: mostly sunny for Coffs Harbour and Tamworth. A few showers for Albury and Wagga Wagga. Windy but mostly fine for Canberra and Newcastle. While Sydney will be sunny. Around Victoria: showers for Mildura and Ballarat. Wet conditions for Bendigo and Geelong. While Melbourne will be rainy. Across Tasmania: showers for Launceston and Strahan. Mainly fine for Swansea. While Hobart will be wet. In South Australia: possible thunderstorms for Mount Gambier. A few showers for Ceduna and Port Lincoln. While Adelaide will be wet and windy. Across Northern Territory: partly cloudy for Alice Springs. Fine for Katherine. Around WA: a shower for Albany. Fine for Bunbury and Kalgoorlie. Blue Skies for Blue skies for Karratha and Broome. While Perth will be sunny. Glorious here at Manly Harbour. All the kids are down here. Do you want to say hi to Australia, kids? Hi. There we go. I will have more

weather details for you in half an hour. Those blazers will be coming off soon. See you shortly. Back to our developing story from the US. It's being reported Michael Jackson died from a lethal injection of Propofol, a powerful surgical anaesthetic. Nelson Aspen has been following the case and joins us now. Good morning to you. Nelson, what else do we know? Well, the coroner's office in Los Angeles is very adamant that they have not released their findings from the autopsy. Our bureau Mike Amor called over there and they from the autopsy. Our bureau chief said we are not giving the results. The Los Angeles Times reported that court documents were unsealed they

claim the LA country coroner's office reached the conclusion that a lethal amount of propofol killed Michael Jackson. These court documents have significant and extensive testimony from Dr Murray

how he was trying to wean Michael Jackson off propofol and he was trying other sedatives to get him to

sleep. On the night in question, the last night of Michael Jackson's life, Dr Murray gave him one drug after another and with no success of

getting him to sleep and after hours he gave him some propofol and in the court documents one report said he went to make phone calls to Houston and one said he went to the rest room and then Michael Jackson went into cardiac arrest. The drugs his

system is just staggering. I can't get over that. What will happen now? Will Dr Murray be investigated further?

The question is not whether he will be investigated further but will charges be pressed against him and

to give this cocktail of sleep aids, the propofol that shouldn't be used

outside a hospital, does that signify a kind of negligence that could then be charged as manslaughter per se. Thank you,

Nelson. Talk to you soon. Whether you think Schapelle Corby is guilty or innocent, there's no doubt she's doing it tough in a Bali jail. Now a leading Australian psychiatrist says something needs to be done to get her out, and fast. Dr Jonathan Phillips was asked by Schapelle's family to assess her mental state. He says after almost five years in Kerobokan jail, she's suffering severe depression and psychosis and may not survive much longer in prison. What needs to be done to help Schapelle? Dr Phillips joins me now. Good morning. You have given us a snapshot that she is suffering severe depression and psychosis so she is in a bad state. There is no question that she

is in a bad state. She has been suffering with both problems for about 15 months and the situation is worsening studly. Is this something you would expect from someone in a

Bali jail or is this out of the ordinary? Prisons are tough but most

don't develop psychosis. She has

problems that will cause her concern in the future. And you are concerned with her future. She has attempted

to take her en life and you are

fearing that she will do that again? Yes, she is in a destructive matter and everything points to her doing

it at some stage in the future and it has to be avoided. And you say she is acting as a little girl. She presents as a little girl. She

klufed on to me as I am a grandfather and the way she thinks is infant I'll and her thoughts are disturbed and all over the place. She is mildly regressed. Could she

be faking it? Of course that is a perfect question. I have examined

people for a long time and if she is faking the symptoms that I talked about, she is doing a fantastic job.

No, I don't believe she is faking

it. Can marijuana use bring on psychosis? Yes, the use of cannabis

can brick on psychosis. Generally it is soon after its use Where to now with treatment and what you think

should happen? I got to be honest,

going through the emails on the soapbox, there is not a lot of sympathy for Schapelle. Most seem to be saying "

be saying "She did the crime. Do the time. be saying "She did the crime. Do the

time." Do you think we are beyond that? Is this an issue of humanity? Today we are looking at a health issue, not a legal issue. My only concern is her health. If we take that view point then she should have

the health care that every reasonable Australian expects and taken out of the jail to some other

secure place to be treated because

she can not be treated in the jail.

Is it right that another prisoner is giving her her medication. She has

evening medication and it is very important and the medication is in the hands of a fellow prisoner who

doles it out. She sees no one at the

moment? She sees no one in the prison system. The family has arranged a psychologist to prescribe medication and see her but day-to-day she gets no medical care. With the proper medical care can a psychotic condition like this be reversed. I don't know the right terms. The longer you are in this state the harder it is to reverse it?

it? Psychosis is a breech from

reality. The reality that you and I share is gone. Even with the best treatment and whatever is the

situation, it will be slow and the recovery will take time. Dr Jonathan

Phillips, thank you for your time.

It is a very divisivish ewe. We're running a phone poll on this issue. Should Schapelle Corby be brought home on prisoner exchange? Let us know what you think. We'll follow up with the Foreign Affairs Department to see what can be done for Schapelle. There's also more on Schapelle's story in the current edition of 'New Idea'. Last year more bicycles than cars were sold around the world. But if more and more cyclists are hitting our roads, how do we make sure they're safe and drivers aren't annoyed? One suggestion is for cyclists to be banned from major roads and freeways. So let's see if that's the answer. Joining us is Elliott Fishman from the Institute for Sensible Transport. Good morning. Elliott, you're a cyclist yourself. Why do riders belong on the road?

We shift riders to the back streets rather than the main roads? The idea gets 10 out of 10 for originality and that is because no other country

in the world has a policy like this and every State, Territory and local Government who are trying to encourage cycling and that cycling

has a place on our roads. Let's look at some statistics. Since 1991, more than 650 cyclists have been killed on our roads. That's an average of 44 a year. Almost 9,000 were seriously injured in one year alone. 30% of crashes occur during peak hour. How do we keep cyclists safe if we don't ban them from busy roads?

I think the policy or the idea has quite good intentions but what we found internationally is that the more cyclists there are the safer it becomes. The best thing you can do to encourage cycling and get it safe

is to get more cyclists on the road and drivers expect to see cyclists

and it is a safer situation for cyclists. Many would say they put themselves in danger

themselves in danger by dodging in and out of traffic and being negligent. Is that fair or an unfair statement? There are some who statement? There are some who don't obey the road rules and put themselves and others in danger.

There are incidents where the driver is at fault. 51% of the accidents occurred due to the cyclists own behaviour and the rest occurred as a

consequence of the motorist. We all

have to skep a level of blame and to follow road safety to encourage safety. Should we put registration

and use every single dollar to build bicycle lanes on major roads We looked at that idea to see if it would increase road safety and we found that there are no other

countries that do that and the cost of that would be less than administering the system so we found it wouldn't work. Cyclists are on the road and we know we are better off because we are looking after them more? Yes, 1. them more? Yes, 1.2 million bicycles

are sold and out number cars. It is obvious that they want to cycle for

the health benefits and it is increasing. A little misleading

because a lot of those are little kids bikes. Right. Let us know what

you think on that issue. On the way - trading in human organs. We'll meet a man who sold his kidney to a stranger. Plus shortly, 16 years on from a crime that shocked the world. Could Jamie Bulger's killers be living in Australia? And from the extreme heat to storms and snow, we'll find out what it means for summer soon on Sunrise. Sunrise brought to you by Jetstar - Australia's low-fares airline. Now flying to 20 destinations across the country. To book, go to: Just another photo from our 'strange but true' file! Called Cute and Bambi, the dogs live in the Philippines. They were born with just two legs and so they jump around like kangaroos. The pair's owned by a street vendor and while he's had offers to buy them, he refuses to part with his pets. The bear one that I showed you

earlier. It looks a little cut and

pasted. It is real. There was a documentary on that bear. According

to the son, it is true. Apologies to

Brutus the grizzly for doubting your existence in that family environment. Talking about cyclists. I am a P-plate driver. If you don't pay rego, you shouldn't be using the

roads. There are a lot of those. Most are saying that. Josh says " Most are saying that. Josh says "I am a cyclist who is always environmentally conscience, why are people giving us a hard time. Either provide the infrastructure or shut the hell up. Kind regards. Cyclists should be on the roads during transit times. And cyclists should pay rego. Most car owners pay rego. And Schapelle be brought home.

Before we did the interview around

46% of people said yes, bring her

hole. Now it has swung. 61% of people say yes. Heather says she did the crime - do the time. Let it be a lesson to others who do crimes other countries. If the family want her

back, they should pay the costs. Not me the taxpayer who obeys the law.

Jill says bring her home for compassionate reasons. The Lockerbie bomber was

bomber was sent back to his country for compassionate reasons. What the difference? Thank you for your views. Let us know. Shortly - what ever happened to Jamie Bulger's killers? We'll sort fact from fiction. You might have seen that email that they were brought here and relocated. And from extreme heat to severe storms, we've got the forecast for summer. But right now it's news time, here's Nat. Schapelle Corby's family is hoping Kevin Rudd will push for a prisoner exchange after a top psychiatrist found she won't survive 20 years in a Bali jail cell. Dr Jonathan Phillips says Schapelle is clinically insane. He's diagnosed severe depression, hallucinations and paranoia. She presents as a little girl, she clutched onto me almost as if I was her grandfather. is not quiet infantile The way she thinks is not quite infantile and her thoughts are quite disturbed and all over the place. Schapelle has attempted suicide twice in the past month. A massive front of wild weather is still causing havoc across south-eastern Australia. Strong gusts brought down trees and powerlines in Melbourne's northern suburbs overnight. Victorians have been warned they're just seeing the start of damaging winds, rain and hail. A strong cold front hit the New South Wales coast this morning, bringing gale-force winds and causing temperatures to dive. A severe weather warning for destructive winds remains in place across South Australia. Brisbane, on the other hand, is expecting more late winter heat. A total fire ban is in place with strong winds and high temperatures predicted. Bus services across Sydney's west, crippled by yesterday's strike action, will return to normal today. Busways drivers walked off the job over the company's proposed new timetable, leaving 15,000 commuters and schoolchildren stranded. Without going back to work, we can't actually discuss this issue. Drivers will meet with management today to discuss their concerns. The man who freed the Lockerbie bomber has defended his decision during an emergency session in Scottish parliament. He says he did the right thing. It was a decision based on the law of Scotland, and the values I believe that we seek to uphold. It was not based on political, diplomatic or economic considerations. Abdel Baset al-Megrahis, the only person to be convicted of the airline bombing, which killed 270 people. He was released on compassionate grounds with terminal prostate cancer. In finance news: Time for sport. Here's Beretts. Chairman Andrew Hilditch says he and his selectors got it wrong by not picking Aussie spinner Nathan Hauritz in the deciding Ashes Test at The Oval. But as the post-mortem begins, Hilditch wouldn't cop the entire blame for Australia's capitulation. It's very important that nobody has any doubts about why we lost the Test match - we scored 160 in our first dig. Aussie keeper Brad Haddin is heading home after carrying a fractured finger in the past two matches. The Bulldogs and the Dragons are in a neck-and-neck race for the minor premiership after the Doggies demolished the Roosters by 24 points last night. It was the Brett Kimmorley show at ANZ Stadium as the veteran half-back set up 4 of the Bulldogs 5 tries, prompting comparisons with the great Terry Lamb. Kimmorley was given a standing ovation as the Bulldogs drew level with the Dragons on top of the NRL ladder. Hawthorn's AFL finals hopes have taken a severe dent with Buddy Franklin offered a 1-week suspension if he pleads guilty for his thumping hit on Ben Cousins. The Hawks are expected to fight the charge which rules him out of Saturday's do-or-die finals qualifier against the Bombers.

There you go. Thank you, Beretts. Now to today's weather with Fifi who

is in Brisbane enjoying the warm

weather and the hot sun. I am. 23 degrees here at Manly Harbour. The heatwave will continue. The record was broken yesterday at 35. was broken yesterday at 35.4. It won't be that hot today but the

following few days, the rest of the week high 20s. In complete contrast to the south-east corner of the country. That weather is just starting. SES warned Victoria, South Australia and New South top This gorgeous morning here at Manly. I grabbed their coach. I want to get into the sailing - as the girls hit

us. Is that a problem? Are you OK, girls? We nearly had chaos on the

high seas. You OK? Is that how I

don't do it? The girls have given you a really good example of what not to do there. That is great. They are Australian champions. They are

at the top of the Australian racing

champions. They were in fact the top girls team. They have been - They have been thrown by the camera. I think it is stage fright. The Commodore who owns these amazing

yachts here, will be it hard for a beginner like me to learn? No, there are yacht schools and they offer a

wide variety for everyone. Whether

you are 7 up to 70. We are ladies sailing and yachts and introduction

to sailing. Let's pull on the main street and go on the centre port. I

am going to go sailing. You go sailing. He seems a nice young

bloke. He does seem - Get back to the champagne. Take you under his wing. Under his sail. Bye. Let's go.

We may or may not see her in half an hour. Shortly - why we could be in for even more weather extremes. And later, we've got some advice for Nat and others on the dangers of spiders this summer! But next - 16 years on from the murder of little Jamie Bulger. Where are his killers now? Tomorrow on Sunrise - Nuala gets the royal treatment. She's one-on-one with the Duchess of York. I follow my heart and my instinct and I make mistakes because of that. I am impetuous and spontaneous but so what? I am me. And I love life. Now hear about Fergie's new love and her trip Down Under. That's Wednesday, only on Sunrise. Whatever happened to the killers of British toddler Jamie Bulger? Last night's episode of 'City Homicide' brought up memories of the case. In February 1993, the 2-year-old disappeared from a shopping centre while on a trip with his mother. Security cameras showed him being led away by two 10-year-old boys. Jamie's body was found two days later. Jon Venables and Robert Thompson were convicted of his murder in November that year. They were released in 2001 and now live under protected identities. Every now and then, emails go around the net saying Jamie's killers have been relocated to Australia. We spoke to the Immigration Department and here's what they told us: A spokesman says British authorities have assured them that's not under consideration. It's also worth pointing out that they would fail our character requirements for a visa. Jamie's killers are now free but can they and other child criminals change? We're joined now by psychologist Jo Lamble. Good morning. Do criminal kids grow up to be criminal adults? Not necessarily. Children are a product of their environment. If

they are taken out of a bad situation, there is a better chance.

So some children are not born bad? I don't believe they are born bad.

They are born pure. It is their

environment that determines how

their genes. It is not nature versus nurture. If a baby is not given the love

love and attention that it needs and

especially if it is neglected or love and attention that it needs and abused, it could turn to crime for attention. As a result of that

crime, if they are just not treated and just punished then they can stay down that path of crime. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we saw yuck kids acting out far more acting out far more than your

average child, do they have an undiagnosed medical problem or are

they being neglected or abused at home. If they are, it would be great if the community would rally around and give support. That begs the question. and give support. That begs the question.. Should juvenile kids be put in prison or put in another family environment better than the one they come from. If you put them in detention. If you put them in a

family there is a chance they will be reformed. There was an case in Norway where a little child be reformed. There was an amazing

was murdered. There were 16-year-old boys who murdered a little girl and

left her to die in the snow. Because

they were under age they were not

prosecuted and they were allowed to return to kindergarten class a week later and the class were notified and those boys were given compulsory

treatment for four years and the community saw them just as much the

victims as the little girl who was killed because of a product of their

environment. One has grown up and fine and the other has psychological issues. A care facility where they give them intensive treatment and schooling and then a program to assimilate them back into the community when they are ready would be far better than just out them and

put them in a detention centre and mark them for life as horrible criminals. It makes you think. Thank

you. That is a different way of looking at it. Most people just want revenge. That is the adult, " revenge. That is the adult, "You be punished. revenge. That is the adult, "You be punished." The adult way of thinking. Coming up - the debate over whether patients should be allowed to buy the organs they need. And later, expert advice for dealing with spiders and snakes this summer. But next, from a heatwave to snow and storms. What's going on with the weather?

, Fergie under fire. Plus the idol effect. Turning singers into

effect. Turning singers into superstars. And then age of love.

Hollywood's cougars. And then that's got to hurt frmt the world's greatest daredevils. That's

greatest daredevils. That's your Morning Show right after Sunrise. She's all dressed up with somewhere to go. This is Etoile after her graduation from puppy pre-school. She's a Maltipom, or Maltese Pomeranian. Owner Celeste says

while Etoile's only small, she has a BIG personality. Thanks for the photo and for being our Pet of the Day. It looks like we're in for a wild summer if conditions over the past few days are anything to go by. In the north, there have been record high temperatures while there's been snow and severe storms in the south. So, is winter officially over? And just how extreme will the weather get

in the coming months? Let's ask senior meteorologist Dick Whitaker from the Weather Channel. Dick, let's start with the heat. What's causing the warm weather? Fou Is it Australia's hottest winter? We have had some extraordinary temperatures, particularly during the weekend and yesterday. On

the weekend and yesterday. On Sunday we had 50-some locations across Queensland and New South Wales with

record temperatures and yesterday we had that record temperature for Brisbane and it broke the record by

more than 3 degrees. Is that warm weather in Queensland and New South

Wales going to continue for a while yet?

yet? Is it because of the weather

pattern in the north-west? Kochie wharx is happening today, we got a concession of cold fronts and we will get progressively conditions

making its way up to Queensland

making its way up to Queensland and New South Wales. Temperatures will

be coming down in the

be coming down in the next few days. As far as the warm As far as the warm weather is

concerned, we had a - we have a large pool of cool tem large pool of cool temperatures. The

hot hair of hot hair of surge over Queensland and New South Wales. I bet everyone who is sweltering yesterday and today, by

today, by the weekend are we looking

at cooling down? We will get a temporary respite for the eastern

parts of Australia but then we get

another front approaching on the weekend and another burst of heat

and at this distance it doesn't look

as hot as the hot spell we have seen. What

seen. What about Adelaide seen. What about Adelaide? This had severe storms and winds. Can we expect an early start to the storm season? We had severe storms over Queensland and normally the severe

storm season is between November and

April. So we have had an early start

to that. We have had cold fronts April. So we have had an early start Burting across south-east Australia. Yesterday we had snow where it was 35 in Brisbane and snow in the

mountains. It is quite possible we

will see an early start to the severe storm season,

severe storm season, at least for

the eastern States. We will bring up

a graphic. Nation-wide what sort of

summer can we expect? Should we pack away the jumpers? We will get some

cold bursts in the south-east. cold bursts in the south-east. As far as rainfall is away the jumpers? We will get some

far as rainfall is concerned, it seems more likely than not we will see dry conditions and temperature-wise we are likely to see above-average temperatures particularly southern Queensland and northern New South Wales particularly southern Queensland and northern New South Wales northern New South Wales And this is particularly southern Queensland and what we expect to see with an El Nino.

Nino. It seems we have an el Nino

forming. Dick, you are a treasure.

We love to get explanations on the weather and getting a sneak peek. Thank you very much. There you go, hot summer. And I will key my doona out.

Coming up - should it be illegal? We'll meet the man who sold his kidney to a stranger. But next, this morning's news and weather. And Nelson has an update on the reports Michael Jackson died from a lethal injection of a surgical anaesthetic. This is Sunrise on Seven.

Tomorrow on Sunrise - Nuala gets the royal treatment. She's one-on-one with the Duchess of York. I follow my heart and my instinct and I make mistakes because of that. I am impetuous and spontaneous but so what? I am me. And I love life.

Now hear about Fergie's new love and her trip Down Under. That's Wednesday, only on Sunrise. Still to come this Sunrise - would you do it? Meet the man who sold his kidney to a stranger for $20,000. We'll find out why and whether it's legal. Then, an accident left her unable to talk or walk.

But look at her now. The amazing Melody Gardot is coming up on Sunrise. Plus, we'll also get some advice for treating snake and spider bites. But right now, it's news time. It is much better today. She has

It is much better today. She has a

white spider bite and some viewers said

said she will die in so years. She has to make every second count. Good morning. A massive front of wild weather is still causing havoc across south-eastern Australia while Queensland is expecting more late winter heat. Victorians have been warned they're just seeing the start of damaging winds, rain and blizzards. The fire brigade was called to Melbourne's northern suburbs

early this morning after a tree branch brought down a power cable. Winds are expected to strengthen throughout the day, reaching up to 120km/h. The SES is warning all residents to ensure that they secure any lose objects they may have around their homes. A strong cold front hit the New South Wales coast this morning, bringing gale-force winds and causing temperatures to plummet.

The SES is expecting more call-outs following yesterday's wintery blast. The trees come down and just has demolished the two cat sheds. A severe weather warning for destructive winds remains in place across South Australia. Dozens of trees in Adelaide were brought down yesterday, damaging cars and properties.

Last night, 6,000 homes were without power. Brisbane is expecting another day above 30 degrees as South-East Queensland continues its bizarre winter run. Yesterday, Ipswich cracked a 60-year-old record for August when the mercury re