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David Hicks' Guantanamo

journey ends up in a court

battle over profits. Are you

going to tell them to stop

writing crap, Prime Minister?

Hello. Hold page one - Julia Gillard confronts News Limited. Shifting

alliances create a new leader

in PNG - a champagne moment for

some. We look forward to

working with you closely over the next 10 to 12 months. And

have a heart - this one's

plastic and can go

anywhere. Went out for a pub

lunch over the weekend and that

just felt fantastic.

Hello and welcome to ABC News across Childs. A plunge on Wall Street

this morning has dragged the

local share market along with


More finance later in the

bulletin. Lawyers for David has

been in court today, trying to

stop the Government seizing the profits from his autobiography. The book, 'Guantanamo My

Journey', is the account of his

time at Guantanamo Bay de.

Detention Centre on charges of 30,000 copies. Reporter Karl

Court in Sydney. Well, Ros, the Hoerr is outside the Supreme

judge this morning ordered freezing of assets belonging to

a family trust and a company

connected to David Hicks. What

that means is that the assets

cannot be sold or dealt with

until the order is revolcanoed,

presumably when the case is

resolved, and there is no indication of when that might

be. David Hicks himself wasn't


the DPP were represented by

lawyers. They said that they

had been in talks had been in talks about the

case, but they weren't in a position to resolve it amongst

themselves. Could this result

in a jail sentence for David

Hicks if he refuses to hand

over the proceeds from his

book? That would seem highly

that option has been unlikely, and it appears that

effectively take answer way

from him this morning with the

judge's order. However, the case has generated a lot of case

anger amongst David Hicks' supporters, and a small group

of protesters gathered outside

the Supreme Court this morning. They labelled this case an outrageous attack on freedom of

speech. I spoke to one independent publisher who independent publisher who said

that she was concerned that this

this action could have

consequences for the viability

of the publishing industry, and amongst those who were

attending the protest was

Wales, the Upper House MP, David Shoebridge, and he was

highly critical of this

action. It's no wonder that the wants to silence people like the Australian Attorney-General

David Hicks. This is a warning

bell for others from the Australian Government, not to

public the truth, not to tell

Australian their full story, and the

Australian people need to stand

up against our Attorney-General and

and say, "Stop these

proceedings now." So, Karl,

David Hicks' father, Terry, has

Was been very vocal on this issue.

Terry Hicks wasn't in court Was he in court today? No, Ros,

today. Of course he has been a

vocal supporter of his son,

David Hicks. He was also highly

critical of the decision that

was announced by the

Commonwealth DPP to launch this

action. No doubt he will

continue to support his son,

however throughout this case.

In terms of the action itself,

the case has been adjourned for

two weeks in which both parties have said that they will but the case will return here

to the Supreme Court in a

fortnight. Thank you, Karl. The Prime Minister Julia Gillard

has launched the book has launched the book of

Victoria's former chee Police Commissioner Christine Nixon in

Melbourne . Ms Gillard spoke

Acknowledging the controversy glowingly of Ms Nixon.

which has followed Ms Nixon's period in public life, the

Prime Minister encouraged

members of the publ blik to make their own make their own judgment.

Leadership was Christine's job

for three decade s, from the

day she got her sergeant's

stripes. That journey has

included triumphs and missteps,

memorable days and forgettable

to ones, all on the public record

to be judged by friends and foe

alike. Ms Nixon claims in her biography

biography that she was the

target of a News Limited

is not the only campaign to oust her. And she

News Limited, but it seems what

happens between the Prime

Minister and News executives

stays in the room. Julia

with News editors and Gillard has held private talks

executives in Sydney. She was

expected to discuss her

concerns about their treatment

of government policies, including the carbon tax, but

coming out of the talks, the Prime Minister didn't offer any

insights. The Opposition says the Government has overreacted

to media criticism. Well, when

you start complaining about the

media, I think you've plot, I really do. Politicians

should be able to argue their

case, argue their policies, and

if the media criticise, well,

that's just part of the open,

robust debate that we have in this country. The Murdoch-owned

company has described the talks

as frank. In London, there has been another arrest into the

investigation of phone hacking

at the 'News of the World'. The

paper's former managing editor

Stuart Kuttner is the 11th

person arrested by police over the scandal, and in development, the man who threw

a pie at News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch during his

parliamentary testimony last

month has been jailed for six

weeks. ABC correspondent Norman weeks. ABC correspondent

Hermant reports from London. First things

first... Stuart Kuttner was

known as the public face of the

'News of the World'. He was its

managing editor for 22 years

until he resigned in 2009. During the period of phone

hacking he approved contracts,

like the $150,000-a-year deal

with the now disgraced private

investigator Glenn Mulcaire.

Two years ago he said he may

payments linked to phone have unwittingly approved

payments linked to phone hacking. A relatively small but

regrettable number of false

cash payments were

created. Police spent the

afternoon searching his home.

He is the 11th person arrested

in the 'News of the World' described as the person who

came closest to being the DNA

of the organisation. He

appeared in public relatively

frequently, and critically, as

the managing editor, that's where

where the money goes

through. There were also developments stemming from one

of the stranger chapters in

this saga. A man who famously

threw a shaving foam-filled pie

at Rupert Murdoch as he testified before a

parliamentary committee has

been jailed. Jonathan

May-Bowles received a six-week

sentence. It's expected he will

serve three weeks in custody. He pleaded

last Friday and couldn't resist

poking fun at Mr Murdoch's

parliamentary testimony . I

would just like to say that

this is the most humble day of my my life. Thank you very

much. It as a safe bet News

Corporation was hoping for at

least some loss of momentum in

this story. Now another arrest

and word that the journalist

leading the charge for 'The

Guardian' newspaper is in the

US, investigating phone hacking

there. For News Corporation,

there may well be more to come.

Papua New Guinea's new Prime

Minister already has his first

fight on his hands. Sworn in

just yesterday, Peter O'Neill is facing allegations from the

man he replaced that his

election was illegal. Sam Abal

who was PNG's Acting Prime

Minister says Le challenge the

power shift in court. Let's go

to PNG correspondent Liam Fox

who is in Port Moresby. Is this

move by Sam Abal just a bid to hang hang onto power? Well, no doubt

it is a bid to hang onto power,

but he also had some legitimate

concerns. Yesterday's goings-on in in Parliament was very unusual.

There was no debate allowed There was no debate allowed on the question of whether the Prime Minister 's office was

vacant. The Speaker, Jeffny

Nape refused to allow the then

government to raise points of

order. The votes were taken

very quickly, both to declare

the PM's office vacant, and

Prime Minister, so it did look

like an orchestrated campaign involving both the Opposition,

the defecting Government MPs

and the Speaker of the House. What sort of politician

is Peter O'Neill, the new Prime Minister? Well, before entering

politics he was a successful

businessman. Some of his

business dealings in the late

1990s were the subject of an

inquiry which found they may

have been less-than-legal, but no criminal charges were

recommended and Peter O'Neill anything illegal. Then he

entered politics. Up until a

few months ago he was the

Treasurer and people who have

observed Government closely

have told me he was a good minister, motivator and Energizer, also in charge of

efforts to create a sovereign

wealth fund so that all the

funds that are predicted to

come from a election come from a election qi fied

natural gas project will be

channeled into that fund and

used for transparency and up until yesterday he was the

woorks Minister. What has Sir Michael Somare have Michael Somare have to stay

about this? Does he still have

a say? Look, we don't know. We

don't even know if he knows

what happened what happened yesterday. As far

as we know, Sir Michael is

still in an intensive care unit

at a Singapore Hospital recovering from heart surgery.

He has been there for nearly

four months. There has been

very little information released about his condition

and certainly there has been no

information released as to

whether he knows what's

happened yesterday or what he thinks about what has happened yesterday. A new Cabinet has

been sworn in today. What's the new line-up like? Well, 11

ministers were sworn in this

works. It is a mixture of old

and new - young and old.

Certainly the central plotters

in yesterday's overthrows have

been rewarded. Up until yesterday the Opposition Leader

is now the Deputy Prime

Minister. We don't know who has

got the other portfolios. All

we know is that these 11 people have

which ones yesterday. Other

people to be awarded are Don Polamere, from the National alliance party. William Dooma

who also defected to the

Opposition yesterday and also

experience figures in there

like Sir Kerry Ramatua, a former prime minister himself. Liam, thank you.

Trouble is brewing in

neighbouring territory of West Papua. Footage broadcast on

Indonesian television shows

security forces standing by as

speakers called for the

withdrawal of all troops from the territory.

tense because of a pre-dawn

ambush in which four people

were killed by armed gunmen,

but the raally passed without

incident. Jakarta has taken a

tougher approach to a Melanesian insurgency which has

simmered away for decades in

the tr tri-, home to some of the world's largest known gold

reserves and largest copper

reserves. Latest retail reserves. Latest retail figures show shoppers are keeping a firm

firm grim grip on their money.

Sales dropped 0.1% in June and department stores sales

plunged. Over the June quarter,

sales ticked up 0.3%. For the

first time, economists have

measured the value of the Internet to Australia's economy

and the report commissioned by

Google Australia and out by Deloitte Access

Economics found the Internet

krited $50 billion last year,

3.6% of GDP, roughly 3.6% of GDP, roughly the same value as our iron ore exports.

Ric Simes is the director of

Deloitte Access Economics We are finding

are finding that the Internet

is having profound effects

right throughout businesses are

organised and how business

relates to both suppliers and

customers and how they organise

themselves and it's economy. You found last year

that the Internet contributed

3.6% to GDP. Is that only going

to get bigger when the NBN gets

up and running? Yes, it's only

going to get bigger over time

and the NBN looks like it will be an important catalyst be an important catalyst to drive that further. Now, there

seem to be two separate

elements to this research. The

first is pretty accessible.

That's how many people, for example, work directly in the

industry, companies using

Internet for marketing and so

on, quite quantity final, but

then there is the other side of

it, more intangible things,

like the amount of time like the amount of time the Internet saves people when

doing research, recreation the

activities, social media,

things like that, how do you

quantify those things? That was

one of the really big

challenges with the work. The

Internet is having powerful

effects on society, and the like. We don't measure a lot of

its impacts directly through

the traditional measures that

the ABS reports on. When it

comes to time-saving and the

improvement in choice and

variety that consumers might

have, elements like that, they have powerful economic

benefits, but we need to use

some fairly sophisticate ed

econometric theory to work out those impacts. Ric Simes, thank

you. There were only hours to

spare, about you the United

States has avoided defaulting

on its debt. There was little celebration in Washington,

though. The bruising battle has

left Democrats and Republicans dissatisfied and many Americans

disillusioned with Congress. Washington correspondent Craig McMurtrie has more. Behind-the-scenes images

released by the White House the debt crisis. The

commander-in-chief on his desk.

The deal clinch offed, and

finally, a single image showing Barack Obama signing it, lifting the US borrowing limit

just in time. The White House

wasn't in the mood for

celebrating. The announcement

came scrawled on a note. The

note that Jamie just handed moo

he is to let you know that the

President has signed the

bill. With the piece of legislation that nobody is

happy with signed into law, Barack Obama chided Congress. It shouldn't take the

risk of default, the risk risk of default, the risk of economic catastrophe to economic catastrophe to get folks in this town to work together and do their jobs. Two

of the major rating agencies

say America can keep its AAA

credit rating, for now, but the

Treasury secretary acknowledges

an uncertain outlook. I don't

know, it's hard to tell. I

think this is a good result,

but a terrible process. The

ayes are 74 and nays are 26. It passed the Senate easily, although the Democrat majority

leader warned that America had

been on the brink of

disaster. The result of the Tea Party Party direction of this

Congress over the last few

months has been very, very disconcerting and very unfair to the American

people. Republican leaders

praise dz koofrltss who had agitated for deeper cuts. I

want to tell you today although

you may not see it this way,

you have actually won this the debt crisis as a wound Washington inflicted on America

and a new opinion poll showed

most Americans didn't appreciate

appreciate it. Congress' approval rating

just 14%. Wall Street was

underwhelmed as well. A weak consumer

consumer spending report

triggering a sharp sell-off and

new concerns that the US

economy could be sliding back

into recession. Let's go back

to the Internet now and look at

sop of the other stories making

news in business. Five and rural areas are to be among the first to get the National Broadband Network high-speed

fixed wireless service. 129 meg

bite-per-second hook-up will be rolled out in Geraldton, tomb, Tamworth, Ballarat and Darwin

from the middle of next year.

The fixed wireless service is

expected to be completed much

earlier than the rollout of the

NBN fibre-optic cable. Activity

in Australia's services sector remained subdued last month. The retail and wholesale, though increased business was reported in transport, accommodation,

res strabts and recreational services. And the Tasmanian

tourism industry Council is

going to complain to the travel

book company, 'Lonely Planet',

about reviews for some towns in

the north of the State. Burnie

is described as unattractive,

while Devonport is called "not

the most glam mouse spot in

Tasmania" in a new tourism guide. Time for a check

of the markets with Nicole

Chettle. The markets touched an

11-month low? That's right, lots

lots of red across the today. The market plunged into

early trade on the back of

lingering concerns about the US

economy and fears that Italy is headed towards a serious

financial crisis. Overall, the

market dipped more than 2%. The

All Ordinaries index is down 94

points to 4415 and the ASX200

is at 4339. Perhaps surprisingly, the one bright

spot is gold as investors look

for a safe haven. That sector

is up 1.6%, and Australia's largest gold producer

is adding 67 cents. How are the retailers faring after those new figures out today? Retail

is in the doldrums and that's

reflected on the market. Harvey

Norman is doing to tough,

losing more than 3%. Billabong

is shedding 24 cents and even

the big supermarkets are

dipping into the red.

Woolworths has slipped 16 cents and Wesfarmers and other stores including

Target and KMart is off 50

cents. Finally, how are the airlines going? Tiger Airways

has made a new statement today

saying there will be no flights

until Friday at the earliest. That hasn't given local

carriers a lift. Qantas shares

are losing 6 cents and Virgin

Blue is off well over 1.5%.

Let's take a check now of the

other big movers other big movers in the ASX top 1 Huynh.

Ash ASX 100: Thank you,

Nicole and to the plunge on

Wall Street and US stocks wiped

out most of their gains for

2011. Traders focused on

figures showing weaker consumer

demand and the fear is that the

US could slip back into other


A Sydney man is facing

court today, charged over his

alleged roll in a major drug supply syndicate. 73-year-old

Stelios Macris is the father of

John Macris, an alleged rival

of Sydney's notorious Ibrahim

family. Police searched and home on the central coast

and found enough chemicals to

make $12 million worth of ice.

They also searched Stelios

Macris' home in Mosman.

been charged with a series of

drugs and firearm offences.

Police say the seizure will

cause major disruption to the

supply of illegal drugs and

they are not ruling out further

arrests. Edmund Capon has

stepped down as head of the Art

Gallery of New South Wales. He

took up the role in 1978 transformation, boosting the

gallery's profile. He brought a number of high-profile

exhibitions to the State and

art critics say he turned

Archibalds into a must-see

event. There is nothing new

about artificial hearts, but

getting one and then staying

mobile is. Britain's first

recipient. Of a completely

artificial heart has walked out

of hospital with a device that

is buying him time until a

donor heart can be found. Meet the first man

walking with a plastic heart.

Matthew Green, with his wife

Jill and son Dylan and the bag that has become a that has become a new and

essential member of the family.

The device that is keeping

Matthew alive with a loud

rhythmic beat. Just tell me a

little bit about how this

extraordinary device will change your life? It will

revolutionise my life. Before I

couldn't walk anywhere, I could hardly

hardly climb a flight of hardly climb a flight of stairs

and now I've went out for a pub lunch over

the weekend and that just felt

fantastic to be with normal

people again. (Beeps) That's

the alarm that shows your

pressure is a little bit high Yes. So high Yes. So we will leave it

now Yes. This is the kind of

plastic heart with four valves

and two pumping chambers fitted

inside Matthew's chest. The

blood throws through these tubes under his skin and

outbelow the rib cage. Normally

this would have to be drich by

a huge pump in hospital. What's

new is that Matthew is being

given one of

pump. It's not light - 7 kilos

- but it does mean he can get

out and about. The surgeon who fitted fitted the heart here at pap

worth Hospital says the aim is

to buy time for Matthew. While

he waits for a human heart to

be transplanted. The longest a

patient has received and

supported by one of these machines has been over three years, so it does provide

medium to longer-term support,

because it buys us more time to

find a suitable heart for Matthew. But there are risks. There

risks. There are risks of risks. There are risks of blood clots, risks of infection, but

we know of ways of trying to

get around those and reducing

those risks. For Matthew Green

and his family, the little bag

powering his new heart offers a

new lease of life. His big hope

- to go for a bike ride. To

other stories making news

around the world: Security has been been tightened in the far

western Chinese city of Kashgar

after weekend violence has left

18 people dead. China has

blamed Muslim blamed Muslim extremists allied to al-Qaeda for the trouble. Police in Britain have released

footage showing an officer who

wasn't going to be put wasn't going to be put off.

After he is hit by a stolen

car, the policeman chases the

driver and eventually detains him

him using a Taser before

collapsing. And people in

Indonesia have been using a potentially deadly form of


train tracks so the electric

current flows through their

body can cure a variety of ailments. ailments. Police are fining and jailing anyone caught on the

tracks. Former world No. 1

Tiger Woods says he is pain-free heading into this

week's world golf Championships

in Ohio. It will be his first tournament

tournament since withdrawing in

May with knee and Achilles injury. injury. It will also be his

first outing since he sacked

Steve Williams, his long-time

caddie Stevie is a hell of a

caddie, no denying that, and he has has helped my career and I

think he has help ed mine - and

I think I have helped his as

well but it was time for a change. Most people consider

them a household pests but it

appears there is more to the

humble mill immediate than

meets the aye. A Tasmanian researcher has uncovered a

strict political arrangement

between two species where

border control is maintained

with precision and it has scientists scientists baffled. For more

than 20 years, Dr Bob Mesibov

has been heading into the bush

to find millipedes. He spends

hours scouring the scrub

looking for the 160 species native to Tasmania. Two years

ago he began to notice an

unusual pattern in the State 's

north-west. Two neighbouring millipedes refused to stray regardless of terrain or habitat. The line between these

two millipedes goes different vegetation, farms,

rivers, a political arrangement

between the two species that

has nothing to do with the have environment. The boundary is

over 200km long, more than 50km

longer than the Border between

England and Scotland. In some

places it's also less than 100m wide. We really don't this millipede boundary is

maintained. How do they keep it

so sharp? Why doesn't one cross

into the other's territory? It has captured the attention of scientists around the

world. The explanation of that

which is probably yet to be

forthcoming is probably fairly

important in world biology. It

is a mystery that has grown

legs and is unlikely to be

solved any time soon. A

300-year-old English garden,

shut off from the world for past half a century, has

re-opened its gates to the

public. Described as Britain's

biggest secret garden, Wrest

Park has been restored to its former glory after years of

neglect. From an orange ri, a

Chinese bridge and temple, to

?s and canal, Wrest Park's designers were the best in

their day. To help them is this

photo from around 1890 shows,

there was a garden workforce of

30 men. But a change in ownership

park in a state of neglect. At

one point there were only four

gardeners. When gardeners. When English heritage took ownership five years ago, they started

restore the park so that it can

once again reclaim its place as

one of the great gardens of England. What make it is

important is that you can walk

through 300 years of garden

history at Wrest, and there are

elements of each of those major

centuries that you can still

see in their original form. Gardeners spent weeks

over winter digging up this

lawn which should never have

been there to revert the rose

garden to exactly that. The

Italian garden which had been planted with dreary,

low-maintenance plants, now

looks like this, transformed to

its original 1882 design. And

the lake, the main vista to the

Pa ville beyond,s that been restored to its 18th Century

appearance with gravel paths.

Year one of the restoration project project is complete at the cost

of ?4 million, 1 million of

will was a grant from the

lottery fund. A look at the

weather now, and the satellite

image shows a band of cloud

over south-west WA with a

vigorous cold front. Patchy

cloud over the south-east due

to the tail end of a front.

Mostly clear skiesle where. A cold front should the south-west causing a new

burst of showers and storms. Isolated showers in South Australia. Warm

north-westerlies should persist

over Victoria and New South

Wales ahead of the frontal

system, and a front should bring drile to Tasmania. Around

the capitals:

And a final check of the markets now: And that's the news for now

on a day when the Federal

Government and lawyers for

David Hicks were in court over

the profits from his Guantanamo

book, and a 73-year-old man

faced charges after a $12

million drug bust on the New

South Wales Central Coast.

There is continuous news on ABC

News 24 and there is also news online. Our next full bulletin

on ABC1 is at 7 o'clock this

evening. I'm Ros Childs. Thanks

for joining us, and have a

great afternoon. See tomorrow.

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Club the Opposition's community

case spokesman Malcolm Turnbull. Change is sweeping the digital landscape, but the

Government's push for its lively debates about

regulation, censorship and

media freedom, Malcolm Turnbull ponders the challenges in

today's National Press Club address. Ladies and gentlemen,

good afternoon and welcome to

the National Press Club and

today NAB address and we are

very pleased to welcome back to

the National Press Club for his 10th appearance Malcolm

Turnbull. Now, I research, Malcolm your first appearance at the National

Press Club was in 1992, when