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(generated from captions) the kids having sex changes. Also this Sunrise - at such a young age? Should it happen from Vanessa Amorosi. Plus, the new hit live. She'll perform 'This is Who I Am' you see today And why every second bloke three days in a row. has been wearing the same underwear But if you think that's bad how old those undies are just wait 'til you hear on this Monday edition of Sunrise. # Reach up for the sunrise... # Kochie and Mel. VOICEOVER: Live from Brekky Central,

I am revolted. Most men would rather

put up with saggy, holy jocks and

spend their money on beer and

hamburgers instead. Shocking news.

Just terrible. More on that research shortly.

with comedian Ben Elton. We're also looking forward to a chat on the global financial crisis. He's written a new book Nat has the news of this Monday. But right now, Good morning. of northern New South Wales Storm victims in flood-ravaged parts for federal cash payments. are now eligable while each child can get up to $400. Adults can apply for up to $1,000 to those seriously injuried Payments will be made or seriously damaged. or whose homes have been destroyed We're gonna need that money we lost in the floods to replace a lot of stuff so it's definatley gonna help. around Coffs Harbour Floodwaters are receding to isolated communities. as the SES restores access in Adelaide It's a very different story a spring heatwave this week. which is facing around 35 degrees, Temperatures will hover

on Wednesday and Thursday. reaching almost 40 for a flood of patients Hospitals are bracing

with heat-related illnesses. to stay out of the sun, Doctors are warning people keep their fluids up if they feel dizzy or nauseous. and get help straight away asylum seeker crisis talks today. Stephen Smith is in Sri Lanka for

the 78 asylum seekers Topping the agenda will be an Australian Customs vessel who are refusing to get off docked in Indonesia. with local officials He'll also speak of asylum seekers to Australia. about ways to stem the flow Sri Lanka $35 million The Federal Government is giving in development assistance from a long civil war. as it rebuilds the end of their bitter pay dispute Queensland teachers are celebrating

with the State Government. Their union has struck a deal

in their pay packets which will put an extra 12.5% over the next three years.

the deal will mean teacher graduates If given the final tick, in the country - $57,000 a year. earn the highest base salary on the bottom line of the deficit It will potentially go investment we had to make. but we thought this was an

Government a billion dollars. It will cost the Queensland Police in the US say opened fire on a group of soldiers - they believe the psychiatrist who killing 13 of them - acted alone. piece together Authorities are still trying to started shooting why Nidal Malik Hasan at the Fort Hood base in Texas. remain in hospital. 17 of the 30 people injured in intensive care. Hasan is also recovering in the United States A massive overhaul of health care to becoming law. is a big step closer passed the bill by just five votes. The House of Representatives has US dollars over 10 years The package will cost one trillion to about 36 million Americans and will extend health coverage who currently can't afford it. The bill must now go to the Senate. In finance news:

The Dow ended 17 points. 15.

million Americans, that is over 10% The Dow ended 17 points. 15.7

are out of work. It is an extraordinary figure. without more thrills and spills There's never a week that goes by in the financial world. over the next five days, at CommSec. let's talk to Craig James what should we keep an eye on? Craig, Last week we had the

Last week we had the US job figures

and this week the focus is on the

job figures Down Under. The job

advertisement index was down 2% advertisement index was down 2%.

Still up 4% over the last three

months. More and more employers are

on the lookout for staff. We will

look at finance, how much we are

borrowing. And then more broad

lending figures. We have board

meetings from fair fafl media as

well as the Commonwealth Bank.

Interesting that over the week if we

think about internationally, there

is not much happening in the US but

there is a lot happening in China.

China is our major trading partner.

The employment and a whole range of

other figures will come out on

Wednesday. That is important. If the

China economy is going gangbusters,

that is good news for us here. Good

to talk to you. China is huge for

us. There is an insightful article

in the money section on just how

important China is for us. Worth

reading. Every word is succinct,

precise. Did Lib write it? She had a

bit to do with it. Soon on Sunrise, the new AFL team in Sydney's west. Kevin Sheedy heads north to coach today's weather. But first, a quick check of Around the capitals - Brisbane. showers for

for Sydney. A little rain

and Melbourne. Fine for Canberra for Hobart. Clear skies Adelaide. Sunny in for Perth. Mostly fine an afternoon storm. While Darwin will have when Sunrise continues. Fifi has the weather in detail, with their service, OK, so if a customer is unhappy on the ball and... they just write a comment Oh! (DANCE MUSIC BLARES) B-B-B-B-B-B-B-Basketball! Ooh! MAN: Guys. Guys. is a serious matter. Customer service It's everything. Dad, if someone isn't happy,

to fix what's wrong? couldn't you just promise Like a customer service promise. SuggestDunk Box! What?! Come on, people! DANCE MUSIC BLARES) (GLASS SHATTERS, go with the kid's idea. I think we'll, uh, (MAZDA JINGLE PLAYS) CHILD: (WHISPERS) Zoom, zoom.

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Tuesday - LadyHawke performs her smash hit. Plus Fall Out Boy's Peter Wentz chats live about life with Ashlee Simpson. Wednesday - M.C. Hammer, live. And we hit the road with 'Rafters' star Erik Thomson. Thursday - Jennifer Aniston, exclusive. Susan Boyle, exclusive. John Cusack, exclusive. Friday - at home with the Bee Gees. and David Campbell's greatest performance yet. A Sunrise Power Week of stars starts this morning, only on Seven. Time for sport. Here's Beretts.

A lot of pressure on David Campbell.

This will be his greatest performance ever! Australia has clinched the one-day series against India and remains the world's top-ranked one-day nation after a 6-wicket win in game six overnight. Adam Voges sealed the series win with successive boundaries and Ricky Ponting rates it among his sweetest achievements. It's probably one of the best series wins that I've been involved in with all the injuries and setbacks we've had along the way at the start of this tour.

The win was set up by a new-ball blitz from Mitchell Johnson

and Doug Bollinger. Bollinger was namd man of the match after a career-best haul of 5/35. The AFL is set to confirm Kevin Sheedy as the inaugural coach of the incoming Westen Sydney franchise. The 4-time premiership winning coach will be unveiled at a press conference in Blacktown today after signing off on a multimillion-dollar 3-year deal on Friday. The recruiting coup has been linkened to the appointment of fellow AFL legend Ron Barassi to coach Sydney back in 1993. Casey Stoner's MotoGP season has ended in disaster after he crashed his Ducati on the warm-up lap for this morning's Valencia Grand Prix. He walked away unhurt but was unable to make it to the start line. Spaniard Dani Pedrosa went on to take the chequered flag on his home track ahead of Valentino Rossi. Members of Kingston Heath golf club spent yesterday filling in divots with green sand to ensure the course is in tip top condition when Tiger Woods arrives this morning for the Australian Masters. 120,000 people will pour through the gates this week to catch a glimpse of world golf's megastar. Woods will be hoping for a change of fortune at The Heath after struggling to an even-par 72 in the final round of the Shanghai Open yesterday. He finished five behind winner Phil Mickelson. A goal from inspirational skipper John Terry has given Chelsea a 1-0 win over reigning premier league champions Manchester United at Stamford Bridge this morning. The Blues 11th straight home win gives them a 5-point break over United and Arsenal at the top of the ladder.

A big weekend at Phillip Island.

Well done to Jamie Whincup. Four

races to go. And Rick Kelly. They

started their Jack Daniel team at

the beginning of the year. Rick got

a third and then a second. They gone

from nothing to the top. They got a

couple of bumps too. They did.

Pretty wild race. Fifi's spending a day at the Australian Museum to celebrate the DVD launch of 'Night at the Museum 2'.

Did you spend the night there, Fif?

Not the night but the wee hours of

the morning. We have been here for a

few hours. I am disappointed because

none of the skeletons came to life.

Worked on the mummies and they

weren't prepared to give me

anything. We got some hijink planned

across the morning. On to the

weather. As Nat said, the clean-up

is under way on the New South Wales

coast. There are warnings for

Bellingen and the Orara rivers. Sunrise weather for Beacon Lighting. It has to be Beacon for lighting and ceiling fans this summer. Catalogue sale on now. Around Queensland, a few showers for Cairns and Townsville. Storms for Mackay and Rockhampton.

Showers should ease in Bundaberg and Maroochydore. Brisbane will have a top of 25.

Across New South Wales, showers for Tamworth and Coffs Harbour. Fine for Dubbo and Orange. Sunny in Canberra. Sydney will be wet. Around Victoria, sunny in Mildura. Fine for Ballarat and Bendigo. Melbourne will have a top of 34. Across Tasmania, sunny in Launceston. Fine for Swansea. Hobart will have a top of 30. Around South Australia, sunny for Mount Gambier. Hot and dry for Ceduna and Coober Pedy. Hobart will be fine. Across Northern Territory, fine for the Alice. Hot in Katherine. Darwin will have storms. In WA, partly cloudy in Albany and Bunbury. Storms for Kalgoorlie and Broome. Mostly sunny for Geraldton. Perth will have a top of 28 degrees.

My morning here at the Australian

Museum is just under way.

Museum is just under way. 'Night at the Museum 2' out on Blu-ray. There

is a security guard here. I hear he

may be heater than Ben Stiller. I am

trying to hunt him down. In half an

hour's time maybe I will find him

and find out what happens in the

museum at night. Up soon - the call for help from a charity icon. And Vanessa Amorosi performs her new hit song live. But next...

# If you're wondering if I'm dating

the werewolf from Twilight

# I'm not going to comment on that

on that. # Taylor Swift comments on just about everything

when she hits 'Saturday Night Live'. We've got the clips when Sunrise continues. (PEACEFUL MUSIC PLAYS) (GURGLES) (FARTS) (GURGLES) (SPLAT!) (MOTHER GROANS) VOICEOVER: Only BabyLove's new Poo-Poo Pouch nappies can handle a poo explosion or 'Number 3's, as we politely call it. 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. Taylor Swift has used her monologue on 'Saturday Night Live' to take aim at several targets. Kanye West and Joe Jonas scored mentions. So, did Swift's reported boyfriend Taylor Lautner. For all the details, let's go to Nelson Aspen in Hollywood. Nelson, how did Taylor go?

She did a great job. Her opening

monologue is especially noteworthy.

She spoofed not only her own music

but used it to address a lot of the

gossip about her love life. Here she

is speaking volumes.

# You might think I bring up Joe,

the guy who broke up with me on the

phone

# But I won't mention him in my monologue

# Hey, Joe, I'm doing really well

# Not in my monologue

# La la la

# Ha ha ha # La la

# If you're wondering if I'm dating

the werewolf from Twilight

# I'm not going to comment on that

in my monologue

# La la la la la... # La la la la la...#

She obviously has a good sense of

humour. That is fantastic. We will

show you a little later how she

dealt with Kanye West. Look forward

to that bit. Reports that Steven

Tyler is parting ways with

Aerosmith. Saying goodbye may be the

hardest part which is why he didn't

really say goodbye. Steven Tyler

disappeared after a concert in Abu

Djabi. Joe Perry says they

Djabi. Joe Perry says they haven't

heard from him. I guess he is fine.

He had that incident where he got

sick and had to take some time off

and he came back and he is just

hiding out or just taking off and

Joe they are going to look for a

replacement for him. They may

revitalise Aerosmith. It sounds like

a new reality show. We are waiting

for a comment from Steven himself. Joe Jackson is going to court to try to get an allowance from Michael's estate. How much is he after?

Well, he's always relied on the

kindness of his son but now that his

son is not around he has to go

through the legal channels and his

wife Katherine who has control of

the estate. For his living expenses

he claims that exceed $ he claims that exceed $20,000 a month. $

month. $15,000 for rent, and $ month. $15,000 for rent, and $2,000

for dining out and over $

for dining out and over $5,000 for

airfare. Maybe it is all justified.

It is up to the court. He does look

like one of those dads that - We

will let the courts decide, your

Honour. Thank you, Nelson. What

about his new record label that he

launched just before he buried his

son. Used it as a promotional vehicle. Coming up - where comedian Ben Elton gets his inspiration. He'll join us for a chat. Plus, the big changes to supermarket shopping. But in a moment - Monday's news and weather. Sunrise is back soon. The day we're born is the last day we are truly free. Before you know it, we're boxed in,

held back, constrained. But what if we knew we were free to go further? No walls, no ceilings, nothing but possibilities. Introducing the world's first borderless TV. When we need a car, we call Thrifty - Australia's best-valued car and truck rental. This is Chilli and he's a super dog. Georgia from New South Wales says he loves dressing up. Well, for being such a hero, Chilli will be getting a Petstock gift voucher. And to buy your pet something special, just head to our website for more offers from Catalogue Central. On the way - a charity icon hits hard times. And why kids are undergoing sex change procedures. Also ahead - a new Vanessa Amorosi with a brand new hit song.

She's performing 'This is Who I Am' next hour. But now Nat's got a news update. Foreign Minister Stephen Smith begins crisis meetings in Sri Lanka today to discuss ways to stop people smugglers. It comes as the stand-off involving 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers on board an Australian Customs ship off Indonesia enters its fourth week. Mr Smith has already ruled out sending them back to Sri Lanka. We continue to work very hard to resolve this issue and we're not prepared to propose and to put a deadline on it. Sri Lanka says many of the 78 asylum seekers are fugitives and could end up in jail if they return home. A new opinion poll shows more than half of voters think Kevin Rudd is handling the asylum seeker issue badly. The Newspoll reveals just 31% are satisfied with Mr Rudd's stance while 53% are unhappy. But a Nielsen poll also out today shows little joy for the Coalition which trails the Government 56% to 44% two-party preferred. From today, people affected by flooding in northern New South Wales can get cash payments to help them recover. The Federal Government is providing up to $1,000 for adults and $400 for children. The payments will go to those whose home's have been destroyed or seriously damaged and people who've been injured. Coffs Harbour and surrounding regions are now cleaning up after the fifth major flooding this year. More than 100 Sydney GPs will close their doors today to discuss the potential impact of the Federal Government's new super clinics. The clinics will be one-stop shops with up to 15 health care professionals under one roof. and family doctors fear they'll be driven out of business. An action group will meet in Sydney today. It's very important for us to know how having a super clinic is going to improve the doctor/patient relationship and the trust that we have with our patients. 36 super clinics will be opened across the country over the next four years. Berlin is preparing for huge celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the city's notorious wall. On 9 November 1989, the Wall which divided the communist East and capitalist West, finally came down. Thousands are gathering in Berlin to re-live the historic moment. In finance: Time for sport. Here's Beretts. Injury depleted Australia has wrapped up the one-day series against India with a game to spare winning game six by six wickets overnight to take an unassailable 4-2 lead. The Aussies easily ran down India's victory target of 171, getting home with more than eight overs to spare. A 5-wicket haul from man of the match Doug Bollinger set up the easy win. Everyone just went out there and just had a real good crack and I'm so proud of the boys and I'm sure Ricky is too. This is probably one of the best things I've ever been a part of. Mitchell Johnson set the visitors on the path to victory grabbing two wickets in the opening over. The finishing touches have been applied to Kingston Heath ahead of Tiger Woods's arrival this morning for the Australian Masters. The world number one will be hoping to improve on his effort in the final round of the Shanghai Open. He struggled to an even-par 72 yesterday, five adrift of winner Phil Mickelson. 4-time premiership winning coach Kevin Sheedy is set to take on the toughest job in the AFL - coach of the incoming Western Sydney franchise. The league will confirm Sheedy's appointment today at a press conference in the heart of Western Sydney at Blacktown. The former Essendon coach signed off a multimillion-dollar, 3-year deal on Friday. Casey Stoner has suffered a painful end to his MotoGP season this morning, crashing his Ducati on the warm-up lap at the Valencia Grand Prix. He walked away unhurt but was unable to race and it cost him third place in the championship. That went to Dani Pedrosa who led home world champion Valentino Rossi.

That is tough, isn't it? Especially

on the warm-up lap. Not good. Fifi

is at Australian Museum this

morning. 'Night at the Museum 2' is

released on DVD and Blu-ray. I

brought myself down to

brought myself down to the Australian Museum. I am on the hunt

for Scott the security guard. I want

to see if it is like Ben Stiller.

Look at this. Ta da! Here's Scott

the security guard. Scott, very hard

man to track down. I thought you

were having a snooze and get you in

trouble with the bosses. We have

seen 'Night at the Museum 2'

seen 'Night at the Museum 2' with Ben Stiller. What is it like here?

It is quiet. Like old buildings, it

has creeks and moans. There is a

dinosaur behind you. Does it scare

you? No, it is second nature. We

you? No, it is second nature. We are hoping to see some mummies come to

life. Hopefully we will get some

action for you. If there is any

action, Scott will find it, by the

look of him. You're in good hands.

Thought of the Day, "

Thought of the Day, "Part of getting

a second chance is taking

responsibility for the mess you made

in the first place.

in the first place." That is

in the first place." That is from Jack Bauer on '24'. Got a bit of

Mahat in that one. Joke of the Day.

A member of the Australian explorers

club comes across an animal that is

quarter elephant, quarter monkey,

quarter hippo and quarter tiger. It

has a sweet disposition that he

bring it's back to Australia. He

calls it a Rary. It is too large for

its cage and escapes and kills

everything. That sweet disposition

turns ugly. They try to tranquillise

it but they have to kill it. They

fire but nothing happens. The

Government puts a bounty on its head

if you catch it dead or alive.

Nothing brings down the Rary. Bun

feeble older gentleman decides to go

out with a truck of bananas. He

takes the struck and the Rary looks

around for the delicious fruit. He

sees it is not satisfy it and throws

the banana over the cliff's edge.

The Rary follows the banana to its

death. How did you know such a fool

would kill the Rary. And then he says

# It's a long way to Tipparari. #

That is good. Thank you to Bruce for

sending that in. Did you know that

Rari was coming? No, I didn't pick

it. If you did, let us know. With

that length I thought it was going

to have sound effects. I thought it

was a brilliant one with the sound effects. Coming up - how a supermarket giant could change the way we shop. And comedian Ben Elton talks about his new book on the global financial crisis. Straight ahead, though, Sheedy's surprise. The supercoach heads north to guide the AFL's new team in Western Sydney. This is Sunrise on Seven. OK, so if a customer is unhappy with their service, they just write a comment on the ball and... (DANCE MUSIC BLARES) Oh! B-B-B-B-B-B-B-Basketball! MAN: Guys. Guys. Ooh! Customer service is a serious matter. It's everything. Dad, if someone isn't happy, couldn't you just promise to fix what's wrong?

Like a customer service promise. Come on, people! SuggestDunk Box! What?! (GLASS SHATTERS, DANCE MUSIC BLARES) I think we'll, uh, go with the kid's idea.

The Wilsons for the new Ford Fiesta ECOnetic, Australia's most fuel-efficient vehicle. He's an AFL legend and now Kevin Sheedy is taking on his toughest assignment. The 4-time premiership-winning coach will return to the helm but this time in the heartland of rugby league. Is Sheeds the man for the job? Let's ask Jim Wilson. Good morning. Jim, is Sheedy the perfect choice? Australia

Announcement at 11:00 this morning.

From a promotional and marketing

point of view I think he is the

right choice. Football-wise come

2012 when they are officially up and

running, it will be five years since he running, it will be five years since

he coached at the elite level.

Someone like Tom Harley who just

joined the Seven commentary team.

Where he goes in as an assistant and

the plan is that he takes over as

senior coach but he will have to be

surrounded by jury assistance.

Certainly his credentials over the

last two decades is impeccable. He

missed out on Richmond and

Melbourne. It is a big, big

challenge. Football wise, he is an

asset. Tiger-mania in Melbourne? It

cost Melbourne $

cost Melbourne $3 million. It is $

cost Melbourne $3 million. It is $3

million well spent, especially since

Sydney lost out on Greg Norman. A

new vom p masters and it has been a

decade since he has been here. He

has won four majors. He is just shy

of the great Nicholas. It will be an

exciting few days and tiger-mania

was big in Shanghai. It is

incredible what it has done for

Australia. That traournment never

had a fallout. It is a sellout for

the practice too. It needs it.

Remember Jeff og vao will be

involved as well. Let's hope it

bodes well. It is the hat of the

ticket in town just to catch a

glimpse of him. I can tell you now

that he is staying at crown. This is what that he is staying at crown. This is

what Tiger will be slumming it. Yes,

and that is where Tom Cruise stays

as well? Yes, breeze, Beretta. I

love this morning what he said he

wanted on door. I tall

wanted on door. I tall - Italian vin

ar receipt. I will pass your dietary

tips on to Tiger later today. Enjoy

Tiger-mania in Melbourne. See you.

From the time he touches down t it

will be new it's all over Australia

and the country. Even beyond, he is

a superstar. He is huge Vanessa Amorosi has a new hit single and it's all about moving on from her past. She'll perform 'This is Who I Am' next hour. But in a moment - proof our food prices are rising faster than other major countries. We'll tell you why when Sunrise continues. As a busy mum, I know it can be tricky finding a balance between a snack that your kids enjoy and one that's good for them too. So I'm glad there's new Uncle Tobys Fruit Fix. Not only are they made from 99% fruit ingredients, there's also 1 serve of fruit in each bar. Best of all, my kids just love them. Here it comes, Mum! As a mum, I don't always get it right. Mum! But with Uncle Tobys Fruit Fix, I found a nutritious snack everyone can feel good about. If you're like me and have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, you may have to take and pay for multiple pills.

Thankfully, there are now combination heart medicines available, which means you can now take and pay for one less pill each day. You could say it's a lot easier to swallow. So next time you see your doctor, you might want to ask if a combination heart pill is right for you. You may find your doctor can do something to improve your bank balance as well as your heart health. Only one brekky show can bring you a power week of stars. Monday - Vanessa Amorosi performs live. # It's alright to be myself... # Ben Elton, live. Jane Turner, live. Tuesday - LadyHawke performs her smash hit. Plus Fall Out Boy's Peter Wentz chats live about life with Ashlee Simpson. Wednesday - M.C. Hammer, live. And we hit the road with 'Rafters' star Erik Thomson. Thursday - Jennifer Aniston, exclusive. Susan Boyle, exclusive. John Cusack, exclusive. Friday - at home with the Bee Gees.

and David Campbell's greatest performance yet.

A Sunrise Power Week of stars starts this morning, only on Seven.

Do you reckon he still wears the

pants? In the 20 years since he wore

them, they are back. I am bringing

my back out. The poo catchers. You

got to see if they suit you. Just

because they are in it doesn't mean

-. If you are a bigger bloke, it

gives a lot of ventilation for the

boys. Can't touch that. M.C. Hammer.

Exactly right. This is where I throw

it to note to take over. A Newspoll suggests 53% of voters think Kevin Rudd is doing a bad job handling the asylum seekers. 31% of respondents reckon the PM is doing a good job. 10% were uncommitted. While almost half of those surveyed think Mr Rudd is "too soft" on the issue. Tell us whether you agree or disagree.

We see Mr Howard coming out and

sticking it in Mr Rudd. Is he the

spokesperson. It's some dude who got

in trouble in Canada. A bit of a

crim. No wonder he sounds

articulate. I know. It is a pity. It

is obvious that it is generous

people. Let's ask Jane Turner. I

reckon we should take more refugees

but proper ones. What, they are not

proper. Just because they don't go

through the channels, I really feel

sorry for them. But there are those

who con their way in. How do we work

it out better. Maybe Stephen Smith

speaking out today - Would you

rather have someone from a refugee

camp or someone who paid $

camp or someone who paid $20,000 to

a people smuggler. They are

desperate. All refugees are tres

Pratt. It ask a really hard top - it

is a really hard topic. The cost of feeding an Aussie family has risen more than 40% in the past decade. That's quicker than any major developed country.

And the Coles and Woolies are apparently the main reason. We'll put that to the GM of groceries at Woolworths after 7:00. Meanwhile, the global financial crisis is turning us away from the expensive brands. New research suggests we're buying more generic grocery items.

An overwhelming 93% have changed the way we shop.

Is that you? Are you buying more

generic items or the brand names?

Some you can't experiment. Like the

tin tomatoes. Are there any home

brands that are definite favourites?

Toilet paper. The baked beans. The

home brand baked beans. The generic

ones are the same as the name brand.

I am not as keen. I have to go with

the brands. Like the Koetzee jam. In a moment, news and weather details. And soon, the call for help from a charity icon.

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visits the world's largest refugee camp. And the new hit from Vanessa Amorosi. (SINGS) # I hope that you can understand # This is who I am. # It's turning a page on her past. She'll perform 'This is Who I Am' live as the Monday edition of Sunrise continues. So a busy morning ahead. Let's get this hour under way with the latest news from Nat. Good morning. Locals in flood-ravaged areas of northern New South Wales can, from today, claim one-off cash payments from the Federal Government. It's hoped the money will help them quickly recover from their fifth major flood disaster this year. In Coffs Harbour, the big wet has given way to a big mess. Residents and business owners are struggling to deal with the fifth major flood to hit the northern NSW region this year. We've got roughly $340,000 worth of stock here and it's all gone. The Federal Government had been accused of not doing enough to help but now, it seems, locals' prayers have been answered. Cash payments of $1,000 will be provided to adults and $400 for each child affected by the floods. It's a huge relief for storm victims. We're gonna need that money to replace a lot of stuff we lost in the floods so it's definitely gonna help. Others, however, want more long-term solutions to stop flood disasters in the future. Unless you address the cleaning of the creeks and the adequate drainage of Coffs Harbour, you are not going to stop these events from happening. The clean-up cost to fix roads and bridges in the region is set to exceed $3 million. A natural disaster declaration remains in place for Coffs Harbour, Nambucca, Bellingen and Kempsey. Storm victims can claim the Government's cash payments from today and during the next six months. Foreign Minister Stephen Smith begins crisis meetings in Sri Lanka today to discuss ways to stop people smugglers. It comes as the stand-off involving 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers on board the 'Oceanic Viking' enters its fourth week. Mr Smith has already ruled out sending them back to Sri Lanka. We continue to work very hard to resolve this issue and we're not proposing to put a deadline or time frame on it.

Sri Lanka says many of the asylum seekers are fugitives and could end up in jail if they return home. A new opinion poll shows more than half of voters think Kevin Rudd's handling the asylum seeker issue badly. The Newspoll reveals 53% are unhappy with the way the Prime Minister is handling the issue while 31% are satisfied with Mr Rudd's stance. But a Nielsen poll also out today shows little joy for the Coalition which trails the Government 56% to 44% two-party preferred. A host of new road rules come into force in Victoria today. Drivers will face tighter restrictions on mobile phone use, U-turns, seatbelts and child restraints. Children under the age of eight are banned from riding as motorcycle passengers. Drivers will also be fined for passing the rear doors of a stopped tram if its doors are open. Authorities in the United States are investigating what drove a US Army psychiatrist to shoot dead 13 soldiers at a military base in Texas. Major Nidal Malik Hasan is believed to have acted alone. Investigators say clues about why 39-year-old army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan allegedly went on a shooting rampage At 2:37 Thursday morning, 11 hours before the massacre, Hasan called his next door neighbour Willie Bell and left a message asking him to turn on his wireless computer connection. Bell ignored the call, but three hours later he says Hasan called back.

He said, "Will you please hook up the laptop?"

I said, "Wow, why you want me to hook up my laptop?" So my girlfriend got up and hooked up the laptop but we didn't answer the phone and he just left a message.

Bell also says two weeks before the massacre At 6:30am the morning of the shooting, Hasan was seen on this surveillance video at a 7-Eleven buying coffee and hash browns. Later he was back at the apartment complex. This man, Miguel Rivera, saw Hasan throwing things into this dumpster. Investigators hauled the dumpster away Friday morning. Another potential source of information may be a man that neighbours saw visiting Hasan the day before the rampage. Answers could also, of course, come from Hasan himself. He remains in critical condition at an army hospital in San Antonio. Barack Obama's controversial health care package has received a major boost. The US House of Representatives has voted to pass the legislation by a margin of just five votes. The package extends health care coverage to tens of millions who've been unable to access it. What's in our grasp right now is the chance to prevent a future where every day 14,000 Americans continue to lose their health insurance and every year 18,000 Americans die because they don't have it. The health care bill now goes to the Senate where a similar vigorous debate and close vote is expected. The Queen has led the annual Remembrance Sunday in London. Her Majesty and other members of the royal family joined Prime Minister Gordon Brown and thousands of veterans and civilians pausing for two minutes silence to honour Britain's war dead. As the combat death toll in Afghanistan rises a new poll shows 64% of Britons want to see troops withdrawn. As militant attacks continue in Pakistan, models have taken to the catwalk in the country's first ever fashion week.

Despite security concerns the Pakistani fashion industry showed it could strut its stuff. Organisers say they want to prove to the world there's more to Pakistan than violence. In finance news: Time for sport. Here's Beretts. Australia has clinched the one-day series against India and remains the world's top-ranked one-day nation after a 6-wicket win in game six overnight. Adam Voges sealed the series win with successive boundaries and Ricky Ponting rates it among his sweetest achievements. It's probably one of the best series wins that I've been involved in with all the injuries and setbacks we've had along the way at the start of this tour. The win was set up by a new-ball blitz from Mitchell Johnson and Doug Bollinger. Bollinger was named man of the match after a career-best haul of 5/35. The AFL is set to confirm Kevin Sheedy as the inaugural coach of the incoming Western Sydney franchise.

The 4-time premiership winning coach will be unveiled at a press conference in Blacktown today after signing off on a multimillion-dollar 3-year deal on Friday. The recruiting coup has been likened to the appointment of fellow AFL legend Ron Barassi to coach Sydney back in 1993. Casey Stoner's MotoGP season has ended in disaster after he crashed his Ducati on the warm-up lap for this morning's Valencia Grand Prix. He walked away unhurt but was unable to make it to the start line. Spaniard Dani Pedrosa went on to take the chequered flag on his home track ahead of Valentino Rossi. Jamie Whincup will take a 122-point lead into the final two stops

of the V8 Supercar championship, after completing a clean sweep of the Phillip Island 300. Whincup's performance was overshadowed by a potentially disastrous safety car blunder

where drivers were forced to slam on the brakes to avoid a stationery safety car at the pit lane exit. Members of Kingston Heath golf club spent yesterday filling in divots with green sand to ensure the course is in tip top condition when Tiger Woods arrives this morning for the Australian Masters. 120,000 people will pour through the gates this week to catch a glimpse of world golf's megastar. Woods will be hoping for a change of fortune at The Heath after struggling to an even-par 72 in the final round of the Shanghai Open yesterday. He finished five behind winner Phil Mickelson. Soon on Sunrise - a major supermarket declares war on brands. Fifi's at the Australian Museum for the DVD launch of 'Night at the Museum 2'.

Yes, Beretts, how is this? At

Yes, Beretts, how is this? At the Australian Museum all the original

costumes from the original

costumes from the original movie 'Night at the Museum 2' you can see

these until December 6. This is Ben

Stiller's costume. I don't remember

this guy. He might have

this guy. He might have been - I

will find out who he was. Not that

familiar. Instead let's look at the

forecast around the country. Sunrise weather for Beacon Lighting. It has to be Beacon for lighting and ceiling fans this summer. Catalogue sale on now. Around Queensland, a few showers for Cairns and Townsville. Storms for Mackay and Rockhampton. Showers should ease in Bundaberg and Maroochydore. Brisbane will have a top of 25. Across New South Wales, showers for Tamworth and Coffs Harbour. Fine for Dubbo and Orange. Sunny in Canberra. Sydney will be wet. sunny in Mildura. Fine for Ballarat and Bendigo. sunny in Launceston. Fine for Swansea. Around South Australia, sunny for Mount Gambier. Hot and dry for Ceduna and Coober Pedy.

Adelaide will be fine. Across Northern Territory, fine for the Alice. Hot in Katherine. Darwin will have storms. In WA, partly cloudy in Albany Storms for Kalgoorlie and Broome. Mostly sunny for Geraldton.

My morning at the museum continues

in half an hour. Thank you. See you shortly. The effects of the global financial crisis are being felt in supermarkets across the country. A new survey has found more shoppers are turning away from the expensive brands and are now focusing on generic grocery items.

An overwhelming 93% said they'd changed the way they shopped with many becoming more frugal.

It's no surprise given the popularity of stores like Aldi and Costco. Supermarket giant Woolworths is trying to tap into the growing market of budget-conscious shoppers. James Aylen from Woolworths supermarkets joins me now. Good morning to you.

Tell me why you decided to

concentrate on pushing your home

brand. Do you think we will see

branded items eventually disappear?

I don't think we will ever see

branded items disappear. They are

strong in the market. However, you

are right, in the global financial

crisis there was a move over to the

generic products. Where we are at

the moment is that we continue to

improve the quality of that range

and many of them are like the

branded products quality to give the

customer more information and better

offer. The more information is why

we are talking to you today. You are

doing a ticketing system that gives

customers more information. For example, on the can of beetroot, it identifies that both are made in Australia. But then on the tomato paste it doesn't tell consumers that the Homebrand item is made in China. Do you think the information for consumers is adequate?

Is there room for even more? What we

are about is trying to showcase that

we believe - and we are proud of the

Homebrand range - it is equivalent

to the branded name. The beet root

is Australian made and through our

quality assurance program we know

those two products are certainly

similar, as similar as can be, that

the quality is the same. The

Homebrand is cheaper in price and

better for the consumers. Do you

have factories of your own?

Homebrand comes from a number of

factories depending on the item.

Many of our Homebrand products are

made by the branded companies The

cost of feeding an Aussie family has

risen more than 40% in the past

decade. It is clearly more than any

other developed country. Woolies and

Coles are being blamed for this.

The market concentration it causing

groceries to rise faster. Do you

believe you have too much power? We

don't think we have too much

don't think we have too much power.

It is very competitive. We had the

ACCC study and it proved that as

well. Prices have risen over the

last decade. In the past 32112

months there hasn't been any

inflation at all. We will continue

to work with our suppliers to make

sure we have the competitive price

in the market. Again, it is giving

our customers to get better pricing

and better value in the

supermarkets. When you are there

filling up the trolley you want as

much information as possible. Every

little bit helps. Prer your time. No

worries, thanks very much. So, is this new ticketing system as good as it sounds? Let's ask Christopher Zinn from Choice. Good morning to you. What do you make of it?

You saw the examples we used there.

Some have information. Some don't.

Overall do you think it is good?

There is a limit to how much

information people can take in. The

quality - the qaumt of many of the

home brands is up there. Check it

out themselves S the label, these

are promotional labels. I suggest

look at the label. If you are

concerns about the country of

origin, you can decide if you want

to go for the Chinese one or

Australian one. I did a taste test

yesterday and most would go for the

Chinese one. New pricing is coming

in in December 1S use the

promotional information with a pinch

of salt. Obviously Woolies and Coles

don't own all the factories. Do you

think that will event you'll happen?

Woolies trying to boost their fans

to take over? Look at Tess co, 140%

TV their sales are - Tesco's 40% of

their sales is home brands. Aldi

shows you can do it. The basic

staple items is really driving this

area and that is where it is

interesting to watch. James from

Woolies will deny it. The OECD

figures show our prices have gone up 40% figures show our prices have gone up

40%. Is it because our market is

concentrated on the two big bands?

Some of it is international trade,

climate, things that the Government

can't do anything about. In terms of

the concentration on the market. The

packet from other countries, we

don't blame them. Get price

transparency, know what the real

prices are and Government moves and

some of it is happening. We like it

to be happening faster. 93% of

people change their shopping habits.

Christopher, thank you for your

time. Good to see you. Have you heard of Sydney's Wayside Chapel?

10 years ago it set up heroin-injecting rooms at its Kings Cross location. At the time it caused huge controversy but it led to a medically supervised injecting centre at St Vincent's Hospital. The Wayside Chapel continues to help those in need seeing over 70,000 people every year from a crisis centre for overdoses to mental health programs to helping the homeless. But now the chapel is in desperate need of building works. Part of the building is condemned, there are major water leakage problems and bricks falling out of walls. So, how can we help? Joining me is Reverend Graham Long from Wayside Chapel. Good morning to you. Firstly, explain to us how important the Wayside Chapel is to Kings Cross?

It has been there forever. It is

part of the Sydney landscape? We are

part of the DNA. Not only Kings

Cross but certainly of Sydney. The

governor called us the pumping heart

of Sydney. She called us the crown

of Sydney at one stage. Her

reasoning was you judge a city by

its poorest citizen. And you have

been going for years and years and

years. Tell us how bad the building

it and the condition of it. Well,

most of our rooms have water views.

After it rains, it is pretty sad. Part After it rains, it is pretty sad.

Parts of our building are condemned.

They are boarded up and we can't go

in. The problem is our programs are

expanding and we are very healthy,

more than ever, but the building is

shrinking. We are in a spot of

bother. A lot of community groups

are pulling back during the

are pulling back during the global

financial crisis. Are you finding

that? How much do you need? Ours is

a $

a $7 million problem. We raised $

a $7 million problem. We raised $2

million. Timing it with the G-20 was

not the best timing. We have three

and a little bit to raise. If the

federal Government can help us

federal Government can help us with

two, I reckon we could do it.

Spending it on a place like yours is

a good way to spend it. Also, having

a lasting service for a community P

I have been seeing Government

ministers. They love us. It has been

say fairly struggling process. That

is why we are appealing people to

put pressure. If we put it in. Keep

us up to date though. You are helping already. And if you think you can help the Wayside Chapel just head to our website.

It is an institution P A lot of work

for a lot of people. Taylor Swift has scored the ultimate revenge on Kanye West. She's given the gate-crashing rapper a special mention during her monologue on 'Saturday Night Live'. Kanye wasn't the only one to score a mention.

For all the details, let's go to Nelson Aspen in Hollywood. 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution in America. How did she go? She did a great job. Some seasons are better than others. It is on its high tide. Joe Jonas, and kaub yeah west. She addressed the gossip items when it comes to Taylor. Have a look. # Might be expecting me to say something bad about Kanye # And how he ran up on the stage # And ruined my VMA monologue # But there's nothing more to say because everything's OK # I got security lining the stage. # (APPLAUSE) # She stuck the knife into a few of them but done it so sweetly. Very nice. And at the very end before she threw to a commercial she said " threw to a commercial she said "We are going to have a great show. Kanye's not here! Kanye's not here!" Everyone cheered for her. Why is John Mayer teaming up with our Hugh Jackman? You guys got to hang out and see John perform

live at brekky central last week.

Last month I got to see Hugh jack

man's play and hang out with him.

Which do you think is worth more

money? People will

money? People will decide. They are

going to team up to raise money for

an orphanage. They will arrange meet

and greets. If you bid

and greets. If you bid on job you

get to go to New York and see him

perform live. With Hugh Jackman, you

get to see the show and see him

after. There is no loser in this.

The orphanage wins. I am sorry,

John. I

John. I hope John doesn't take it

too badly. I was thinking together.

Go to lunch with both of them. Far

out! Thank you, Nelson. I will keep

you posted. This Saturday is McHappy Day. McDonald's restaurants across the country will be raising funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities. In honour of the occasion we're asking you to tell us who brings happiness to your life. For each entry we receive, our friends at McCafe will donate $1

to Ronald McDonald House to help them continue their vital work. Plus, by telling us about your Happiness Hero, you could win a trip for two to Sydney to spend the morning at Brekky Central. To enter, head to our web site and tell us in 50 words or less who your Happiness Hero is and why.

It is a great idea. In a moment, Monday's news, sport and weather. Plus soon, the latest target for Ben Elton's wit.

Then at 7:50, live music. (SINGS) # I hope that you can understand # This is who I am. # Vanessa Amorosi performs her hit 'This is Who I Am'. Plus later, Jane Turner from 'Kath & Kim', on a special mission.

She's visited the world's biggest refugee camp.

Jane will join us, next hour on Sunrise.

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Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall.

US President Ronald Reagan's famous plea at the Berlin Wall. And 20 years ago this week, they did tear down the wall, and with it, the iron curtain. The end of the wall led to the end of the Soviet Union,

and the end of the Cold War. We'll be there for celebrations tomorrow morning on Sunrise.

On the way - Vanessa Amorosi's new music and her new outlook on life. She's performing live. Plus, Ben Elton has been creating comedy and critique for ever. His latest book targets the global financial crisis. Ben joins us in a few minutes. Right now, though, Nat's here with the 7:30 update. Storm victims in flood-ravaged parts of northern New South Wales are now eligable for federal cash payments. Adults can apply for up to $1,000 while each child can get up to $400. Payments will be made to those seriously injured or whose homes have been destroyed or severely damaged. We're gonna need that money to replace a lot of stuff we lost in the floods so it's definatley gonna help. Floodwaters are receding around Coffs Harbour

as the SES restores access to isolated communities. It's a very different story in Adelaide which is facing a spring heatwave this week. Temperatures will hover around 35 degrees

reaching almost 40 on Wednesday and Thursday. Hospitals are bracing for a flood of patients with heat-related illnesses.

Doctors are warning people to stay out of the sun, keep their fluids up and get help straight away if they feel dizzy or nauseous. Stephen Smith is in Sri Lanka for asylum seeker crisis talks today. Topping the agenda will be the 78 asylum seekers who are refusing to get off an Australian Customs vessel docked in Indonesia. He'll also speak with local officials about ways to stop people smugglers. The Federal Government is giving Sri Lanka $35 million

in development assistance as it rebuilds from a long civil war. Queensland teachers are celebrating the end of their bitter pay dispute with the State Government. Their union has struck a deal which will put an extra 12.5% in their pay packets over the next three years. If given the final tick, the deal will mean teacher graduates earn the highest base salary in the country - $57,000 a year.

It will potentially go on the bottom line of the deficit but obviously we thought this was an investment we had to make. It will cost the Queensland Government a billion dollars. Australia has overcome a crippling injury toll to wrap up the one-day series against India winning game six by 6-wickets overnight to take an unassailable 4-2 lead. The Aussies easily ran down India's victory target of 171, getting home with more than eight overs to spare. A 5-wicket haul from man of the match Doug Bollinger set up the easy win. Everyone just went out there and just had a real good crack and I'm so proud of the boys and I'm sure Ricky is too. This is probably one of the best things I've ever been a part of. Mitchell Johnson set the visitors on the path to victory grabbing two wickets in the opening over.

Kevin Sheedy will become the face of the AFL's push into Western Sydney today when he's confirmed as the incoming franchise's foundation coach The 4-time premiership winning coach signed off on a lucrative 3-year deal on Friday. Casey Stoner has suffered a painful end to his MotoGP season this morning crashing his Ducati on the warm-up lap at the Valencia Grand Prix.

Spaniard Dani Pedrosa took the chequered flag ahead of world champion Valentino Rossi. A goal from skipper John Terry has given Chelsea a 1-nil win over reigning premier league champions Manchester United

at Stamford Bridge this morning. The win gives the Blues a 5-point break at the top of the ladder.

It is all on for Sheeds today. The

AFL will put on a press conference.

Sam Mostyn, Dale Holmes. This will

be the big Sheeds announcement. Big.

Big! Really big. Big Sheeds. They are

are serious about the western Sydney

team. They are. Thank you, Beretts.

Fifi is helping to

Fifi is helping to launch 'Night at the Museum 2' and is checking out

the costumes this morning. Yes, the

cos taouls are here at the museum in

Sydney. We were looking at the

mannequins. I saw this incredible

dapper gentleman and I wasn't dapper gentleman and I wasn't aware

that George Clooney is in the movie.

It is Peter, another security guard.

I am determined to find out what

Now 'Night at the Museum 2' is all

about Ben Stiller, the security

guard's experiences overnight. You

are overnight here and we are?

are overnight here and we are in the

Egyptian exhibition. Is it a bit

scary? Do you hear noises? scary? Do you hear noises? None

whatsoever. Mummies over 3,000 years

old. No boos in the night? No. I

think there is a cover-up. And we

see Ben Stiller hook up with Amelia

and no one has tried to pick up on

you? No. I refuse to believe there is no action

is no action for you here overnight.

I will keep digging. What can I say

- I'm trying. You continue your hunt

of action for Pete. George Clooney,

eat your heart out. Alright, Fif. Bye. Still to come - the children who are undergoing sex change operations.

And Vanessa Amorosi performs her new hit song 'This is Who I Am'. But after the break - comedian and author Ben Elton has the the global financial crisis in his sights. He'll tell us about his latest book 'Meltdown', next on Sunrise.

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Ben Elton is one of the most successful and prolific comedians around. He's had a hand in everything from classic British comedies like 'Blackadder' to award-winning musicals like 'We Will Rock You'. Somehow he's even found the time to write 13 books and he's wisely become an Australian citizen. Ben's Down Under at the moment and we thought we'd catch up with him.

Good to see you again. You've been working in comedy since 1982.

Always a pleasure to come back on

Sunrise. 'Meltdown', how close to

hole was it? You must have friends

that the character is

that the character is based on. No,

not at all. It is set in the world

of high finance or they think they

are in the world of high

are in the world of high finance

until it all goes blue. I don't know

any trade derivatives people,

whatever that means. I have no direct experience

direct experience of the city, as it

is called. I always apply my

knowledge of human nature and the

great comedy of being alive to

whatever situation I am writing

about. This is a situation where

people who thought they had it all

and thought the good times would

never end and it is crunch time.

They are having to deal with poverty which

which presents a lot of comedy.

That's what you write about, the

real things, everything from the GFC

to the Big Brother issues. Is

anything too serious to be made an

issue of or is it open slather? That

is a great question. I say there is

no subject that should be off limits

no subject that should be off limits to could media. Some of the greatest

human came out of the Holocaust.

Some of the people that had to

survive that terrible thing created

great comedy. There is a lot of

attitude. It is personal morality.

It is how you deal with It is how you deal with tragedy.

Tragedy and comedy is very close.

The Greeks divided the two. It is

one of the few cultural mistakes.

Because I am a finance nerd, I

really liked reading this book. The

way you put - you make us think

about things from a could immediatic

point of view. This is five guys growing

growing up together and they are

rich and it is not until they lose

their money they have to look back

and look at the consequences. The

book is about consequences. We are

living in a world where we avoid

consequences. We fall down and we want

want to sue the council. We take want to sue the council. We take a

pill to lose weight. The food we eat

and the fuel to heat our holes. It

is to create more wealth. Crops that

have not been made yet. It is those

consequences that they are forced to

address in

address in a comedic and serious

manner. Also follow dad's advice.

That comes from the book too. I love

that too. The bloke who is in this

world of high finance - that is what

was to tragically comedic about it.

One of

One of my characters has a dad who

is a high finance bank manager. The

old understanding of capitalism and

the new unregulated jung sl of what

it has become. It is a private story

too. It is what people who had three

nannies have to bring up their own

kids. The hell of kids. The hell of school morning. I

have a lot of fun introducing the

hell of school morning to people who

never had to face it before. We know

you are doing the hell of school

morning in Perth. Good luck packing

up the family. I should be commuting

from Britain. Good to talk to you. All the

All the very best. Thank you for the

positive comment on the book. And of course, Ben Elton's latest book 'Meltdown' is available now.

Humour and finance between the same

pages. It did make you think. Here

are all those bankers and the

merchant bankers, the Live 8 merchant bankers, the Live 8