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while Kevin Rudd leaves The Lodge. It is the House and we return gratefully to the people. Home House and we return it

truths - how the green loan scheme back-fired. To attract every shark and shonky in Australia, you put out the welcome Matt and say, "Come and rip us off." The '60s killer still lurking inside the fibro jungle. Wimbledon charge stalls in the 3rd round. Good evening, welcome to ABC News. I'm Virginia tonight, disgraced surgeant Virginia Haussegger. Also Jayant Patel found guilty of manslaughter. has handed in the keys to The manslaughter. First, Kevin Rudd

Lodge, ties to the Prime Ministership. But Julia Gillard for the former Prime Minister But Julia Gillard didn't wait to leave before a cleanup of his policies. to leave before launching into

direction on the mining tax and day, rushing to chart a new

other headaches. The urgency fuelling expectations that Ms Gillard is preparing election soon. Kevin Rudd will no longer lodge at This has been our home for the better part of the years, our family the people's house and we return it gratefully to work-a-holic will return to Brisbane, take a then start to think about re-election. All I'd say the Australian people is one word and that the word and that is thank you for Australia. Thank the opportunity to serve that, he had to zip. Australia. Thank you. With

Bye. Wrapping up his first public appearance since Julia Gillard's Rudd's not the only one on the move. Less than an hour after flying in from Swan was escorted into Cabinet. I spoke to Prime Minister phone... The Government Minister Cameron on the

to rework toxic Rudd possible, especially policies as quickly as

mess. I think the resources possible, especially the mining

super profits tax has caused uncertainty and why I'm focused on negotiating uncertainty and concern, that's

to a good solution there. Julia Queensland Gillard's also heading to

speculation she's preparing Queensland tonight, there's concession s for that State's coal seam gas industry but it's unlikely to placate the mining industry by all established miners. I say to means continue discussions, that's a good thing, but careful because you are dealing with with a care-taker Prime Minister. If the Government digs itself out of hole, an digs itself out of the mining comes more likely. We're going hole, an August election be

to move at some point during the second half of the name election day. One source but the change of election as soon as possible

means the ALP has to Kevin Rudd slogans means the ALP has to trash its

materials and start again. In the meantime, Julia Gillard is still introducing herself voters and still introducing herself to

personal questions. Do you voters and dealing with deeply believe in God? No, I don't, I'm not person. She'll put her faith in I'm not a religious

the people. It was supposed help people make their the people. It was supposed to

more energy efficient. Instead, help people make their homes

Government botched the critics say the Federal

introduction of the $ 175 million scheme, effectively sharks and thank you. A Senate putting out a welcome mat for

inquiry is look nothing to went wrong. The green loan inquiry is look nothing to what scheme was celt up residents a free lonch to make their home more residents a free assessment and

environmentally sustainable. A Senate committee implement was botched. When Senate committee has found the

you have no checks and balances in place before the starts you attract every shark and shonky in Australia, you put out the welcome mat and say, "Rip us off." emerged the bureaucracy say, "Rip us off." Snriert

people swamped by the large number of assessed. In people who wanted their homes

program was implemented too assessed. In our view the

quickly, short cuts roles not well defined. And the hearing was charged with making the hearing was told the people

assessment needed no charged with making the

a 2-day program, go and get 500 immigrant taxi drivers , which things that did occur. There was apparently one of the

just wanted to take on the were insulation installers that

minutes. and be in and out within five what minutes. They were open about free loans up to $10,000 to were entitled to interest's

make their homes greener until

Climate Change Minister Penny Wong suspended the loans in March. While the assessment program is assessors have been limited to five jobs a week to weed out the rorts. Some promised more work are demand ing compensation. More than households had the reports compensation. More than 90,000

90% liked them. Finding the $175 million helped the environment is still on the to-do list. Surgeon Jayant Patel has been found guilty of the manslaughter of three patients and causing grievous bodily harm to a returned its verdict in the fourth. The Brisbane jury past hour after deliberating for seven chief of surgery at Bundaberg for seven days. The former

hospital Thursday and his legal hospital will be sentenced on

says it's already considering appealing against the verdict. court Jayant Patel walked back into

before 6. After court to hear the verdict just

decided. The of three count of man after three patients died of three count of man slaughter

his after three patients died in guilty of grievous bodily harm. I'm so happy it's all over. Jayant Patel began working at Bundaberg in 2003, almost immediately local staff began raising concerns. We'd taken to Patel resigned in 2005 Patel resigned in 2005 and returned to Portland, Oregon, business class courtesy of Queensland Health and investigations been banned from performing some operations in the US because of negligence. The Government was forced to mount an inquiry where evidence linked Dr Patel to more than a doesn't patient deaths. The report should be referred to the Police Commissioner Police Commissioner for prosecution for a number of offences including manslaughter. In 2008 finally arrived back in Brisbane. been a lot of hiccups along been a lot of hiccups along the way, a lot of setbacks and we just kept held the faith that this day would come. His trial March this year. It ran for 58 days with pore than 76 winses. The court heard The court heard Patel was a surgeon with a toxic ego who operated beyond his ability but his defence argued he his defence argued he admitted the day one patient died was the worst of his life and operated for the patient's benefit and with their benefit and with their consent. The The judge warned the six men and women and women they were not advocate advocate or detectives but they decided Jayant Patel decided Jayant Patel was responsible for been angry scenes in a Jakarta court as an Indonesian man was sentenced to five years jail sentenced to five years jail on terrorism-related charges. Muhammad Jibril sent emails in which he discussed a which he discussed a meeting with with the terrorist master-mind behind hotel bombings. ABC correspondent rich rich correspondent rich rich was in court court for the verdict. Muhammad Jibril Jibril walked into court confidently, confidently, knowing the room was packed with his supporters but but the judges weren't impress would the would the young publisher of the jihadist magazine and heard Jibril bragged in an he'd met notorious terrorist Noordin Top, discussing the Jakarta bombings which killed 7 people including 3 Australians. In the emails initials AQ for Al Qaeda. Jibril was sentenced to 5 years jail for withholding information from He was expressionless. His This woman told the This woman told the judges they would be punished would be punished by God in hell. Jibril was hell. Jibril was also convicted of using of using fake documents to get a passport a passport which he used to travel Afterwards he said he surprised with the verdict. He's already served He's already served eight month so should be released so should be released in four years, maintaining throughout his trial he's innocent, he's a journalist and says the judges he will appeal against he will appeal against the verdict. Fiji's military-backed Government is at it again, issuing a decree which bans foreign media ownership. Australia has condemned the move, saying move, saying it's anti-Democratic and amounts anti-Democratic and amounts to censorship. country's main Limited, says it's Limited, says it's an outrageous speech. The 'Fiji Times' beginning of the end for the 23-year-old Times' has essentially three months to comply and if it doesn't doesn't then 'Fiji Times' will have to close have to close down. Commodore Frank Bainimarama's military Government has issued a that all Fiji media 90% locally owned. In a statement, News Limited chairman John "We will fight while we still can but there is No Doubt that this move is designed to force our hand in selling business and pulling out of Fiji alt." We condemn it absolutely. It's another example of example of the interim Fiji Government, Government, the military-dominated Government censoring censoring freedom of speech, impinging upon Democratic rights. In January last the 'Fiji Times' the 'Fiji Times' publisher Rex Gardner was deported after paper printed a letter criticising the High Court's backing of the military coup and a few months lather ABC's Sean dorny was one Sean dorny was one of several reporters kicked out of the country. You need the media to be locally based to be able to understand the situation in country. Experts say the country. Experts say the media decree is the latest move to control all levels of power in the country. It will the country. It will have an economic impact because idea your be safe, that the regime may change its attitude change its attitude on investments of a hat. News of a hat. News Limited says staff at the 'Fiji Times' have already endured censorship, physical intimidation and deportation. Now it says 200 jobs are directly under as well as the investment. In a investment. In a throwback to the Cold War era, authorities have arrested authorities have arrested 10 people suspected of spying for Russia. Russia. They were detained in raids in New York, Boston, New Jersey and Jersey and Virginia. US investigators say the suspected agents agents were trained by Russia's foreign foreign intelligence service and were under orders to develop ties in policy-making circles. The FBI says it had been monitoring the suspects for years, noting that some had blended into the using false identities. only thing that drew attention to them was they had dogs that barked loudly at not clear what impact the arrests will have on US-Russia ties. Only last week the Russian and American Russian and American Presidents agreed to reset agreed to reset relations between the old fibro houses that still exist in many suburbs are being targeted in the latest campaign against asbestos. Unions and the Cancer Council want the nation to be asbestos-free by 2030 and fibro sheeting, once the building block of the '50s and '60s, is at the top of the hit list. Sophie Scott After a tornado ripped through northern NSW this year, it was the the asbestos left in its wake that that posed the greatest health danger. danger. It's estimated that over 1 million Australian homes contain some asbestos. contain some asbestos. Unions and and health experts have joined forces to call for urgent national action to remove it. We know, for example, that 40,000 victims - 40,000 victims - 40,000 citizens will contract an-related disease over the next 10 to 20 years and the estimates are 18,000 of will die from mesothelioma. It's mesothelioma. It's not at work that people are being that people are being exposed, instead, most will contract the illness through home renovation. Unions want a national body audit where audit where the debris material is hiding and a coordinated plan to get rid of it. This is a preventable a preventable cancer largely. We have 580 cases of mesothelioma, the asbestos-caused cancer, each year in Australia and unfortunately 550 deaths which means it's one of the more difficult Callbert is now living with the consequences of being exposed to You just don't know. There's no warning to say it's Australia is an ambitious Australia is an ambitious and expensive goal but expensive goal but they say it's achievable. No amount of money can ever replace someone's life and I've seen for myself so many times. I've die of this stuff and I just want to see it want to see it eradicated out of our community. WA ACT have ACT have already moved to audit and remove asbestos in many buildings. The be sent to Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The Chief Minister has defended his decision to publicly relief a brief publicly relief a brief from the ACT's Chief Police Officer. It raised serious concerns about the Opposition's proposal to introduce random roadside drug testing, saying it lead to failed prosecutions but the Liberals and the Greens have accused Jon Stanhope of politicising the police ACT political ACT political reporter Julie Doyle. The proposal to drug test Canberra motorists is proving to be a political sore. We're urging precaution, consultation and the Greens and Liberals to take Liberals to take expert advice. The Liberals is set to pass tomorrow with the Greens' support. At the 11th hour, Jon Stanhope has released advice from the ACT's Chief Police Officer Chief Police Officer which questions the paup's proposal. the bill creates a situation for both police and substantial number of challenged and challenged and ultimately failed failed prosecutions. All I'm saying saying is you've got the numbers, we accept that, but this process is flawed and my advice is flawed He has politicised flawed He has politicised the office Officer and it's really disgraceful act of political thuggery. The Chief Police Officer is worried the Liberals' bill doesn't include laboratory testing and only names two and the Greens say they'll move amendments tomorrow to the concerns. It is mischievous by the Chief Minister to be putting brief because the brief notes that it not police to be police to be commenting on legislation. Inside the health Minister, Katy Gallagher. The Liberals moved a censure motion against censure motion against the Minister, accusing her Minister, accusing her of misleading the assembly over the way the waiting list is managed. Her mismanagement of the health misleading the community You have misled pie accusing me of failed when the Greens failed when the Greens and the Government They diagnosed it they're trying to fix Nearly 1,000 scientists are gathered on the Gold Coast trying to find global solutions to warming. They say it's time for an international approach an international approach to adapt to the unavoid able effects of climate Climate Minister Penny Wong told the first international conference on climate adaptation it's time to adaptation it's time to set the record straight. We've all been taught there's two sides to every story but of the difference is that climate change is not a story it's fact. A fact not lost on the 980 delegates, many have already played a mage part international claim research and policy-making. I think one of the ways that is of the ways that is going to make it possible make it possible to speed up our understanding of these things is in fact to build new strengthen the strengthen the community, to advance the advance the science and to make a bigger difference in this huge task we have in trying to help the help the world adapt to climate change. And they to put aside the national a global approach with international community working together. It's a very uncertain challenge that we have a picture of because those funding towards different protective measures. The told the scientific told the scientific community would have to what they could keep and what they could afford to lose in order to provide with the best information with the best information they can use to handle the problem. Delegates will spend the next two days brain-storming ideas to minimise the minimise the impact of climate change. To finance now and falls were the order of the falls were the order of the day on the stock market. Wall Street set the trend in late trade and trade and as Alan Kohler reports, Chinese shares fell sharply sharply this afternoon. If the G20 leaders' meeting in over the weekend were hoping for a round of applause from the markets for their commitment commitment to halve their Budget deficits by 2013, would have been sorely disappointed today in fact investors were worried that would make things worse. After an initial rise in the an initial rise in the morning the US indices finished flat the US indices finished flat to lower and in Asia lower and in Asia today there was serious selling especially in Shanghai where the main index is down more than 4% in Australia today the All Ordinaries fell a bit less than 1%. This graph 1%. This graph showed the core problem with the markets moment. They no longer believe in the American recovery. vanishing before their This is the most-watched leading economic index leading economic index produced by the economic by the economic cycle research institute or ECRI. However, institute or ECRI. However, 40 years and in six previous recessions it never fell as fast as it did in 2008 when it predicted and in six recoveries it never grew grew as fast as it did last year, predicting a recovery and now it's into reverse just as quickly and many today's highlights was today's highlights was the engineering firm engineering firm Downer EDI which put out a statement morning clarifying its cash position after a story appeared suggesting it was not paying its bills. statement," and then it had to put and then and then the shares fell 6%. Among the leaders, banks and resources stocks lost a bit and Qantas fell Dollar is down against everything tonight, back everything tonight, back to where it was a where it was a fortnight ago. That's driving charges, this time it's rising rising star Josh Dugan. The fullback played for the club in last night's loss to the Bulldogs but only today told the Raiders about his weekend arrest. Police pulled arrest. Police pulled the 20-year-old over on Sunday and charged him with charged him with negligent driving driving and driving while suspended. He'll front court next month. The Raiders will await the outcome of the case before deciding imposed punishment. NSW will field one of its field one of its most inexperienced line-ups when it takes on Queensland in next week. Selectors have made eight thrashed in Brisbane a fortnight ago, the Maroons have made one. The contrast is stark. The Blues have made wholesale changes for what will most likely be the coach's Origin hurrah and Origin hurrah and there's The Maroon steamroller, steady as she The axe was wielded by NSW selectors, there's eight changes to the changes to the squad beaten in Brisbane when the Blues slumped to a fifth successive series defeat. Matt Cooper dropped, they've recalled Robert Byrd and Luke Lewis and there are four debutantes. It is a buzz to walk into the room and see players I looked up to as a child. I'm over the moon. Trent moon. Trent Barrett takes over from Kurt Gidley as captain. You need more than one leader in wouldn't expect his shell either. Pankter Petero Civoniceva adds his experience to it Maroons line-up, he's recovered from line-up, he's recovered from a broken hand and comes in broken hand and comes in alt Ben Folau has been retained for the game stadium and will get to show off his skills in the off his skills in the heartland of the AFL club he'll be moving to. In the NRL, all to. In the NRL, all the points came in the first half as came in the first half as the Bulldogs upset Bulldogs upset the Raiders 18-10. 18-10. That result would have pleased the 36-year-old pleased the 36-year-old former Dog and recent Warrior Steve Price, who's confirmed his retirement due to retirement due to a heel injury. Price played matches for Queensland. There are no Australians left in the Wimbledon singles after Lleyton Hewitt and Jarmila Hewitt and Jarmila Groth bowed out in the fourth round. Groth lost to the second seed, Venus Williams, while Hewitt was beat bine Serbia's Novak Djokovic. At 29 years of age, Hewitt's hopes Slam are fading. The 2002 champion took excellent court form into the was defeated by Djokovic for the fourth time in a the fourth time in a row. COMMENTATOR: It's one of COMMENTATOR: It's one of the best forehands by Djokovic. It's disappointing to lose in Grand Grand Slams, especially when that's what motivates you, that's what motivates you, why you play the game. The improving Jarmila Groth served for the first set against Venus Williams but couldn't capitalise. capitalise. That wasn't good enough. The Slovakian-born 23-year-old fought hard before losing 6-4, 7-6. The surprise result of the day was finalist Andy Roddick losing in five sets to Yen-Sun Lu. With England out of the World Cup, in his attempt to end a Wimbledon Wimbledon drought for British men that stretches back to coverage in the papers. Two of football's heavyweights delivered knock out blows at the World Cup Brazil sizzled against Chile. Fleet-footed Fabiano gave the torn 2-0 halftime advantage. Robinho sealed the win. Arjen Robben's boot gave boot gave the Dutch a 1-0 advantage over Slovakia. The 2-1 victory sparked jubilant scenes in Amsterdam. It's Brazil. It's a great match and we'll probably win round of 16 will be completed tonight with Japan tonight with Japan playing Paraguay and Spain Paraguay and Spain taking on its neighbour, Portugal. South Africa's Dale Steyn could be in hot water for an hot water for an incident on day three of the against the west against the west Indies in Barbados. Barbados. After being dismissed, Steyn appeared to spit in the direction of Indian Sulieman Benn. That is terrible. That is terrible. That is absolutely shocking as shocking as well. Benn, who has a track record of getting under the skin of his opponents, complained to the umpires. The fired up Steyn later took 2 wick lts as the wick lts as the Proteas edged closer to a 2-win win. Australia's leading gymnast s are putting their finishing touches on their routines ahead of Games trials. Athletes will vying for six places in team. The team's looking pretty strong. We have some ex-world championship and Olympic team members. I think we've got a pretty good chance at the team. We've a shot. Once a shot. Once you're in the competition you've to go into it thinking you to go into it thinking you can win otherwise really rock up at really rock up at all. Former world champion Philippe Rizzo is still recovering from compete at the trials but will seek special permission seek special permission to be selected in the team. Flow a-W a look at today's a look at today's weather, here's here's Mark Carmody. You've got to got to feel sorry for those in Tuggeranong, minus 7 this morning. Finally you lot in Belconnen have Belconnen have something to be smug about, smug about, only minus 2, good evening, but all evening, but all of us in Canberra got day without a cloud in the but the wind was north-westerlies averaging 20 km/h.Currently, even km/h.Currently, even Slirningy the weather dog is refusing to go out, it's 2 but the temperature is minus 2 because the winds are cold the winds are cold westerlies at 15 km/h. There's cloud along the Queensland coast and that cloud is part of a complex trough and frontal system bringing showers and these cold and these cold temperatures. We won't see much but might get something tomorrow. The brinled Bellas might get showers or even tomorrow but the showers will be more frequent across Victoria Victoria and into their snowfields.

Virginia, I was going a camellia but it fell I pinned it on a minute ago I pinned it on a minute ago but the Old Parliament House the Old Parliament House rose gardens have come ripper and it not and so topical, it has and so topical, it has coppery petals that intensify petals that intensify in the cold weather and guess what cold weather and guess what it called? Julia's called? Julia's rose. Come on, you made that up. I did not! Before we go, a brief recap Test recap Test Kevin Rudd has left The Lodge for the While the former Prime Minister was was packing, Julia Gillard's Cabinet met for mest of the daw amid speculation the decks for an August election. A Brisbane jury has found former Bundaberg surgeon Jayant Patel manslaughter of and grievous bodily harm another. That's ABC News. Stay with us now for the '7.30 Report' coming up be back with a news update at 8:30, just Correspondent'. Enjoy your evening, Closed Captions by CSI

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