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Live. Tonight - the coalition

condemns plans for the world's

biggest ocean sanctuary. We are

looking down the track at

possibly the most significant

step in Australia. It is a

going to be a major fight. I

hope Burke's up for it. He's

going to be fighting the fight

of his life. 32 years on, Lindy

Chamberlain returns to Darwin

for the finding of the fourth

inquest. Queen's honours for

political Giants, entertainers

and a man once dang named the

most dangerous man. This shows

you don't have to be a

conformist to get on it. Good

evening, Craig Allen with ABC

News. The Federal Government is finalising proposals for a

chain of marine parks

stretching right around the

Australian coastline. The ABC

has seen maps of the proposed

boundaries and tonight we can

reveal the extent of the

planned expansion. The

Government says it will be

Australia's most significant conservation policy but

commercial fisherman say the planned sanctuary will cripple

their industry. A National Party Senator says the

coalition will fight it every

step of the way. Conor Duffy

reports. The wonders of the

ocean floor off the West Australian coast give a glimpse

of what conservations are

fighting for and they could be

on the verge after big win. The

ABC has obtained an environment

department proposal for a new

national marine network with

protection off every State in

the country. The Environment

Minister says a final decision

hasn't been made. We are

looking down the track as

possibly the most significant individual step in conservation

that Australia has seen. Ron

Boswell says the coalition will

review the plan but it

preparing an armada. So it is

going to be a major fight. I

hope Burke's up for it. He's going to be fighting the fight

of his life. Conservations say

if the Government sticks to its

guns, it will lead the

world. This network will be a

world first. It will be unprecedented. It will be the

first time that a nation has

put in place the sort of protection that the science

world is saying is

needed. Where conservations see

global leadership, commercial

fishermen see the demise with

livelihoods with boats left

idle. What we are talking about

here, I think people should

understand this, we are talking

about locking fishing out of

35-40% of the total economic

zone. Fishermen are questioning

the science behind the

plan. These are science-based

processes and they have taken

into account trying to minimise

the impact on industry so

that's a good outcome and it is

genuinely good that Australia

is seen as the world

leader. Brian Jeffries says a

number of areas will be hit and

seafood prices will rise. Most

of the yellow tin fun and and

big eye tuna is in Australia.

In Australia there is is a

range of prawns. There is

another potential area of

conflict in all of this. As the Environment Minister, Tony

Burke has been preparing the

marine network, Martin Ferguson

has been releasing more oil and

gas exploration licences. This

map prepared by conservations

shows the increase in new

leases for oil and gas

exploration. Conservations fear

allowing gas in places like the really Scholes in Western

Australia would limit the

conservation value of the network. Some areas are too

special to mine. The marine

network could be announced with

weeks. Authorities in Libya have assured the Federal

Government that a detained

Australian lawyer is safe and

well. Melinda Taylor is part of an International Criminal Court

delegation which went to Libya

to talk to Seif al-Islam, the

son of the country's former

dictator. They are now under

house arrest. Australia is

working with Spain, Russia and

Lebanon to secure their release. As we understand the

circumstances, and I just want

to be very careful here, as we

understand it, she is being

held in a form of detention,

not in a jail and we have been

assured that she is safe and

well. Melinda Taylor's parents

have chosen not to comment

publicly now except to say

their thoughts are with their

daughter. Around 60,000 homes

in Western Australia are still

without power after destructive

winds battered the State's south-west. Home owners have

warned it could be days before

power is restored and there is more rough weather on the

way. It's a once in a decade

event. Winds up to 145km/h hit

the WA coast, tearing Beths

from their Moorings and

smashing jetties. The storm

toppled trees, stripped metal

from roofs and brought down

hundreds of powerlines. At its

height, 170,000 homes and businesses were without

power. It has been out for

about 22 hours now at

least. The State's electricity

provider, Western Power, has

been working hard to row

connect homes but says it will

take days to repair the

lines. We have about 1,700 jobs

at the moment. As people are

phoning through with faults

today, that job list is increasing. That's going to

take us a couple of weeks to get through everything. Emergency services

were inundated with calls for

help. Added to last week's

tornado clean up, they admit

resources have been stretched.

Throughout the day strong winds continue Todd blow and cause

damage. Authorities are warning more storms will hit the coast

later this week. We do expect

that there will be widespread

destructive wind gusts up to

125km/h throughout that area.

That's equivalent to a category

2 tropical cyclone

impact. Authorities are hoping

to have most of the debris

cleared away before the winds

hit. Lindy Chamberlain has

returned to Darwin to hear the

findings of the fourth inquest

into the death her baby Azaria.

It's nearly 32 years since the

child disappeared from a camp

ground near Uluru. Today would

have been her birthday. The

coroner hands down its findings

tomorrow. Nine week old Azaria Chamberlain disappeared from

her family tent in Uluru.

Through three correspond ownial

inquiries, an exoneration and a

Royal Commission, her parents

maintain a dingo took their daughter. Lindy

Chamberlain-Creighton has

arrived in Darwin to find out

whether the in inquiry will

blame the dingo. June 11 would

have been Azaria's birthday. You guys must be hard

of hearing. No comment means no

comment, other than today is

Azaria's birthday. Lindy Chamberlain and her former

husband Michael claim

Chamberlain were in court in

February. The court was

presented evidence about 11

serious dingo attacks since the

last inquest held in 1995, delivered an open finding on

the cause of death. The counsel

assisting has called for a

finding that Azaria was taken

from her tent by a dingo and

her disappearance and death was

caused by that act. I also hope

that this will give a final

finding which closes the

inquest into my daughter's

death, which so far has been

standing open and unfinished. I

now, with anticipation and

patience, await the coroner's

finding. In an unusual move,

coroner Elizabeth Morris is

allowing a television camera

into the court to reveal the

moment when she reveals whether

a dingo attack will be

registered as the official

cause of death. State of

emergency has been declared in

Western Burma where 17 people

have been killed in clashes

between Buddhists and Muslims.

Hundreds of homes were set

alight and four Buddhists

killed when riots erupted in

Arakan State. It follows the

murder and rape on a Buddhist

woman. TRANSLATION: We are burning Rohingyas houses

because they live near our

village aid try and attack husband. Rohingyas are

considered stateless bus the

Burmese Government sees them as

homeless. Dozens of Australians

from all walks of life were

honoured with Queen's birthday

awards today. Winners included

a cook in Darwin, a

choreographer in Sydney and a

former Foreign Minister here in

Caberra as Ben Worsley reports,

one of the top gongs went to an outspoken public campaigner. When Peter Singer talks,

people listen but they don't

always agree. The philosopher's

views on animal rights,

euthenasia and abortion once

had him labelled as the most

dangerous man on earth. The

establishment may not

necessarily embrace him. I know

my views are controversial and there will be people in the

community who are opposed to

them. What this shows is that

you don't have to just be a

conformist in order to get honoured. When politicians

talk, they too can pole rise.

This year they have got four of

the eight top awards. Among

them, former Foreign Minister,

Gareth Evans. It was lovely to

know there is recognition of

life after political death.

It's gratifying, the highest

honour Australia can offer. I'm

really touched and amazed in

equal proportions. Ian Frazer

is no traininger to awards. He has been Australian of the

year, even considered a living

national treasure and for good

reason. His cervical cancer

vaccine has helped 60 million

women. It's important to

remember all the medical

researchers who are working

away for the benefit of the

community who don't get the

acknowledgement. I see myself

as representing them. Sglp Tom

Calma has been honoured for

promoting indigenous rights. He

plans to use his next award to

bring down the smoking rate

among his people. Currently on

average 50%. As a general

population it's less than 20%.

We need to get down to that

level if we are going to

improve life expectancy. Rolf

Harris, OM, OBE is now an AO.

While Graeme Bond becomes a Member of the Order of

Australia. Graeme Murphy's

devotion to dance has earned

him an AO, letters that will

come in handy as he takes

Australia's talent to the world. Things like that count a

great deal. It's beautiful to

have that recognition that I

think is now being recognised

internationally. I do think the

arts in Australia and Australians generally has hit. Deanna Pringle isn't

famous but she is grave brave.

She is the cook on HMAS 'Pirie'

who in 2010 helped save 27 lives in the Christmas Island

boat disaster. Very overwhelmed

but honoured and proud.

Everyone had to do a certain

job on a day and wouldn't have

got done if it wasn't for team

work. After the rescue, she

prepared dinner for her crew

and returned to help the

injured. One of the more high

profile honours recipients in

Canberra is ANU Vice

Chancellor, Ian young.

Professor Young instigated

controversial changes at the

ANU School of Music and was criticised by student and

teachers by wanting to trim the

program. It highlighted his

leadership and strategic

management in the tertiary

Education Secretary tore, as

well as his contribution to

international education

collaboration. Professor Young

was Vice Chancellor at within burn University of Technology

in Melbourne before moving to

ANU last year. You probably

haven't heard of a handful of

can berrians. In the hallowed

halls of Old Parliament House,

in the high country and even

outer space. Some things are

best done the old-fashioned

way. It's a twin lens reflex.

My father had one too. Very

strong but not too heavy.

Weight was an essential

ingredient for ski touring and

bushwalking with a pack. Klaus

Hueneke and his trust ty camera

have spent decades scrambling

the Snowy Mountains together.

He moved from germ as a

youngster. My father had been a

skier in Europe. He knew about

the thrill of the alps and skiing. Later in life he wanted

to capture the history of this

landscape, especially the

Kosciuszko huts. No-one was

doing anything about recording

the history of these structures

so I thought, "Right, I'll go

to it". The mountains were a link between his new land and

the old one. Because I was a

new Australian, I wanted to

grow roots here. I got into the

place, really wanted to learn

everything about it. Ron

Metcalfe strols through kings

hall like he was born here.

Well it must feel like he was

sometimes. Nkts I suppose I've

been a public servant, in a

way, all my life and I came

across to the Prime Minister's

department in 1939. The

92-year-old has spent decades

volunteering as a guide at Old

Parliament House. The maize was

a symbol of the King's

authorities. I love Canberra

and always been wanting to

excite our local people, our

visitors from overseas, our

visitors interstate to come to

this city. From close to home,

to galaxies far away, Brett

Biddington has been honoured to

maximise outer space. He has

brought different players from

the Australian space industry

together and the idea of a

national space policy. It's so

important up there for what we

do earth. From preserving and

sharing history, to creating a

future as yet unimagined,

Canberra is full of leading

lights. After a year of

uncertainty for Canberra

tourism operators, the ACT

Government has lifted a ban on

the self-balancing scooters

known as segways. They became a

feature along lake burley

Griffin but last year the

company hiring them out was

forced to briefly shut when it

was discovered the electric

scooters breached road safety

laws. The Government granted

the company a temporary

exemption and now it is

permanent. To allow them to be

used in certain circumstances a

and those are part of a guided

tour with a instruction from an instructor, from a guide

leader, only to be used in

non-road areas. The private use

of segways will still been ill

legal penned ago National

Review of alternative vehicles.

ACT legal groups are objecting

to hefty new fees for civil actions in the Territory's

courts and tribunals. Charges will apply for all civil

hearings more than a day. The

longer it runs, the higher the

daily charge will be. It will

range from $125 to more than $23,200 for length tri Supreme

Court cases. The party that

orders the hearing will foot

the bill and korpsz will pay double. The fee structure is modest and make sure the

court's time is used

efficiently and people focus on

getting their matters settled

and dealt. Anything that increases the cost of

litigation reduces people's

access to justice. The charges

can be waived in some cases but

the Law Society says it's too

hard to qualify for that

help. Researchers say a protein

made from rat saliva may help

minimise the damage suffered

during a heart attack. The

protein appears to protect the

heart. As Sophie Scott reports,

it may be be of use to asthma

sufferers as well. When someone

has a heart you attack, the

muscle is damaged and can't be

regenerated There is a degree

of inflammation from oxygenated

blood going back into the

artery. We call that

reperfusion medicine. It's

derived from the saliva of

rats. We are trying to see if

it has a beneficial effect on

saving some heart muscle in the

setting of a heart attack. 65-year-old Ivan

O'Connell was in hospital after

a leg operation when he

suffered a heart attack. I was

just sitting at the hospital

waiting to go in and I got this

crushing feeling in my

chest. He says a treatment

which could stop heart damage

would be a great bonus. It

would be wonderful. It would be

great for anybody, not only me,

for anybody who has been

affected by a heart

attack. Researchers stress the

treatment has only been tested

on animals but the results are

promising. We might be able to

give this proceed at the same

time we give our other

therapist to open up arteries

and therefore minimise the

amount of damage that people have from a heart

attack. Doctors hope to have

the results of the annual

experiments next month. Song

and dance man, Hugh Jackman has been recognised for his service

toss Broadway with a special

Tony Award. The Australian

seemed genuine lip surprised to

see his wife, Deborah Lee

Furness take to the stage to

present the prize. Jackman was

also honoured for choice

charity work. Come here baby.

This means anything, my

wonderful wife and kids love

me. This is probably the

greatest thing you have ever

done for me, you hate public

speaking. It means the world to

me. Last year, Jackman raised

almost $2 million for aids

charities during his 10-year

run of 'Back on Broadway'. It

the commission of a lifetime.

Sydney artist Ralph Heimans has

travelled to London to paint a

portrait of the Queen to mark

her Diamond Jubilee. It will be

unveiled in Canberra at the National Portrait Gallery later

this year. Phillip Williams

reports. She has been painted

by the great and the good for

decades. The results often

loved, sometimes controversy,

even loathed. We can't show you

the painting in progress, nor

can we reveal where it is being

created. It's all under wraps

before the official unveiling

at the National Portrait

Gallery in Canberra which

commissioned it. News the Queen

agreed to a sitting was a

moment of excitement and

terror. When I got the call that the commission wases going

to go ahead, I was absolutely

amazed, thrilled, excited and

nervous. With little time to

reprepare, Ralph Heimans had a

few days to gather a crew to

make the most of the one-hour

sitting in Buckingham Palace.

This was not the the setting

for the work, that's a

secret. The types of places I

was trying to get access to

required permission from the

highest authorities so getting that together was a challenge.

But once the news of the

commission had come through,

the doors flung open. This is

not the first time Ralph high

mime answer has painted

royalty. He painted Princess

Mary. But this commission is on

another scale. It's the pinnacle for any portrait

painter to get a commission to

paint the Queen. Painting the

world's most famous woman in a

year of international spotlight

does up the pressure but

judgments will have to be

reserved until the work is

unveiled in Canberra this


Olympians, Nick D'Arcy and

Kenrick Monk say they

understand why they have been

punished for posting

inappropriate material on

social networking sites. They

met with the Swimming Australia

today. It said it help reminded

the pair of its responsibilities. Nick D'Arcy

said he will avoid social media

until the Games are over. At

this stage it will serve as a distraction. It's really

important in these last seven

weeks to be focused on your

training and what you are doing

in the pool. They agreed with

us, it was a bit of fun. It was

basically putting the photo up

on Facebook. The Olympic commit

hey has told them they will be

sent home from the Games once

they have competed. Rain has forced the French Open final

into a second day with Rafael Nadal leading Novak Djokovic

two sets to one. Nadal took the

first two sets before the Serb

hit back. He won eight consecutive games in the third

to take the set and go up an early break in the fourth,

before play was suspended.

Nadal had an angry exchange

with the tournament referee

when play was stopped for a

second time. He wanted to know

why the call wasn't made

sooner. After one set we cannot

move the ball. Now we have to

stop because the ball was the

same one hour ago. The final

will resume later tonight. Collingwood sits on

top of the AFL ladder after

seeing off Melbourne at the

MCG. It was a spirited effort

from the Demons, including four

goals from Mitch Clark. But in

the end Collingwood ran out

easy winners. However, as James

Bennett reports, the victory

came at some cost. Before

either side could score, the

players were a man down. Alan

Didak hobled by a torn abductor

muscle, the same injury that

hampered his pre-season. Four

goals straight for Collingwood in the opening 20 minutes had

the commentators predicting a massacre. COMMENTATOR:

Nightmare on elm street. When

they did get the ball forward t

meant Jeremy Howes goal was the

only highlight for Melbourne.

The Demons still to score a

major. Wellingham continued to

score, it prompted Mark Neeld

down to ground level. And it

worked. Has a long high shot.

At long last! He converted

another marking effort moments

later, then a long snap from

James Magna had the Dees on

their feet. Second term honours

for Melbourne. Mitch Clark gave

the Demons hope early in the

third but Luke tap Scott is

likely to be reported for this

elbow. The Pies came out in the

fourth. Mitch Clark kicking his

fourth. He has kicked four

goals after half-time. But

Collingwood had plenty in re

serve. Collingwood's 8th

straight win puts them on top

of the ladder. The Socceroos

say they are not daunted by

Japan's impressive form in the

lead up to tomorrow night's

qualifier. The team held its final training session this

afternoon,, ahead of tomorrow night's clash in Brisbane.

Australia and Japan are the

top-ranked side in the Asian

confederation but the Blue

Samurai are favourites. When

you win two games, you are full

of confidence and let's say

riding on a high but we are not

here to give any presents. The

Socceroos want revenge for last

year's Asian Cup final

defeat. Beating Japan tomorrow

night would be a great way to

heal us but most importantly, we qualify. Whether it be first

or second, to get enough points

to go to Brazil. The Socceroos

still have to play Jordan and

Iraq to decide who qualifies

for the World Cup finals. In

South Africa, a disabled runner

is hoping to become the first double amputee to compete at

the Olympics. It's been a long

journey for Oscar business

torias. He has one last chance

to qualify. Known as the Blade

Runner, he was never going to

let his disability stop him

from achieving his dreams.

Making it as the first

para-Olympian into the

championships meant first

beating a legal challenge

against the carbon fibre blades

he runs on. While he's a

certainty to clean up at the Paralympics, Oscar has always

had much bigger plans. had much bigger plans. It has

been his long dream to go to

both Olympics, Paralympics and

able-bodied. Last year was an

introduction for world champs

and next London. COMMENTATOR:

That is Oscar, the Blade

Runner. He has made the Olympic qualifying time once. Now to

make it to London he has to do

it again. But in New York he

came in almost a second behind

the time he needs. My

performance wasn't great but it

wasn't great for anyone. I know

how this track can be quite

quick. It's the best race I've

had in the last two weeks. In

his early days from rugby, he

carries the weight of

expectations. For one family at

his former school,''s more than

an inspiration. Two years ago,

William la rue was born with

the same condition as Oscar.

For his parents, receiving a

call from Oscar days after

William was born was

life-changing. When we got the

phone call from Oscar, it made

you calm and just realise that

hang on, take a deep breath,

it's not that bad. Oscar has

achieved most than would

imagine. His own dream of

getting to the Olympics is

still alive, but time is

running out. To the weather

now. It's been a mostly cloudy

and cool day around Canberra.

We reached a top of 13 just

after lunch time, after a

chilly minus 3 overnight. There

have been a few isolated

showers on the coast and in the mountains. It's been dry

elsewhere. Cooma had 7 degrees

as its maximum today.

There is cloud right over the New South Wales coast with

another broadband circling into

a low in the Southern Ocean.

There is a weakening high pressure trough over New South

Wales with a cold front coming

up fast from the west. In the


That's the news for now. Next

up - '7:30' with Leigh Sales

and we will take a look at

whether the ACT pokies trial

will ever go ahead. Goodnight. Colombia

Closed Captions by CSI..

Tonight - pokies charade.

Will the government's poker

machine trial ever roll? I'm

not a betting man but if you

believe the polls it's not

likely that there will be an

ALP government in power by the

time this trial starts. They

raped me. They left me for

dead. Why did he not sentence

them to jail? 30 years later,

a victim fights for

justice. The judge, I feel like

he raped me again. Pokies

reform was one of the pillars

on which the Gillard Government

was built. You might remember it was part of the deal to

secure the vote of independent

Andrew Wilkie. But since then,

it's been on again, off again.

Part of its latest guise is a