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Live. The PM goes to Rio where

the heat is on to make

developments sustainable. You

have 72 hours to decide the

fate of your children.

Australia's got a proud record

of promoting sustainable development. With a Coalition

in place, the Greek Prime

Minister puts his faith in

easing the bail-out pain. I'm

asking the Greek people to show

patriotism, solidarity and

trust. Bread makers try new

recipe as the big supermarkets

muscle in for the dough. So

that the consumers get

something they need and we can

make good margin on. And the

all-girl band that's become

more than a bunch of punks in

Russia. I think Pussy Riot is

our Russian future. Hello and

welcome to ABC News across

Australia. I'm Ros Childs. On

the local share market, retail

and real estate are amongst the

few sectors making gains today. The All Ordinaries is down, Nikkei is higher, Dow Jones

ended in the red and the

Australian Dollar at 102 US

cents. More finance later in

the bulletin. First to the bulletin. First to Rio de

Janeiro. The Prime Minister has

flown in from Mexico for United

Nations environment summit. The

red carpet was rolled out for

Julia Gillard's arrival at the

Rio plus 20 event. She's met UN

sarkt general Ban Ki Moon ahead

of more talks. Green groups are

already criticising the draft

text that's up for discussion.

I'm not going to stand here and

pretend to you that what is in

the text is going to make some

indelible mark on the world's

history from tomorrow on. Even

before it started, thousands

filled Rio's streets, angry not

enough is being done to protect

the environment. And UN

secretary Ban Ki Moon is also

warning that time is running

out for the planet, complaining

that progress over the last two

decades has been far too slow.

Rio was the venue for the earth

summit 20 years ago and 100

world leaders are back trying

to work out how economic growth

and a healthy environment can

twist side by side. Scientists

are warning that we're pushing

the planet beyond its natural

limits, that economic growth is

exacting a cost on the environment that can't go on

without jeopardising the

chances of future generations.

The talks in Rio this week, 20

years after the famous Earth

Summit, are about charting a

new more sustainable course and

the event began with an appeal

from a teenager. You have 72

hours to decide the fate of

your children, my children, my

children's

children. APPLAUSE So what's

set to be agreed here by the

leaders at this Rio Plus 20

summit this week? First a plan

for so-called sustainable

development goals, though these

haven't yet been defined. A

promise to protect the ocean

but again there's little

specific, and a commitment to

measure well being beyond the

usual economic numbers of GDP.

Today in a forest near Rio,

Britain's representative, the

deputy prime minister. David Cameron and Barack Obama are

among the leaders not here. The

negotiations have watered

everything down. When you're

dealing with over 190 countries

around the negotiating table,

you've got a problem which is

to get everyone to agree you

end up diluting things so that

everybody agrees and the end

result is more insipid than

you'd like. Expectation had

been high that this summit

might forge a new relationship

with the planet but instead of

acting together, the countries

here have fought over who should take responsibility and

the result, all the talk of

saving the planet will be

followed by more talk. Here,

more details have emerged from

a damning report by UNESCO on

the health of the Great Barrier

Reef. UNESCO warns the region

is threatened by over had

development. Today it's clear

why. The UN organisation is due

to present the report to the

World Heritage committee in

Russia thus weekend. Natalie,

what more detail is now known

some Hi, Ros. Earlier this

year in March representatives

from the UNESCO team came and

visited port development and

areas of the reef across the

Queensland coast, concern about

some of the conservation

efforts that have been taking

place in recent years at both a

State and Federal level. Key

thing that have come out of

this report are that the

biggest concerns are that the

projected port expansions and

developments at locations such

as gladstone and also in

Mackay, even here in Townsville

could do further damage to the health of the Great Barrier

Reef. They're saying that while

it's still an exceptional

universal value for the world,

they're concerned that things

like water quality could be

affected from further port

developments and expansion ask

ships that could be travelling from the increased number of

through the region exporting

some of the resources from

Central Queensland out to other

parts of Asia. Natalie, local

MPs there as well as the

Premier Campbell Newman are

unhappy with this report. Have

they had more to say today?

Queensland parliament's

actually sitting in Brisbane

this morning and the Deputy

Premier, Jeff Seeney, has told

parliament they have seen this

report but this Government is

committed to making sure

development is sustainable.

They did point out there has

been a changing Government

since this report was completed

and that the LNP Government

have shelved and put on the

backburner some plans including

a multi cargo facility which

was meant to be built at Abbott

Point about two hours south of Townsville here. The Government

says they're going to do what

they need to to protect the

environment and they're also

looking at development and one

of their big election promises

was they would find that

balance between boosting the

economy and finding jobs and

also taking care of tourism

which in Queensland the Great

Barrier Reef is intrinsically

linked with. This report goes

to the World Heritage committee

in Saint Petersberg at the

weekend. What's at stake?

Really it's just a first look

at how well Australia is

managing in terms of its

conservation of the region. The

mitt committee's asking for the

State and Federal Governments

to take a closer look at

exactly how they're going to be

looking at the long-term

planning for the sustainable

development of the region over

the next few years. I guess

it's round one of a report.

They want to see another report

in a couple of years' time in

2015, looking at how

development has progressed and

what everication measures will

be put into place. Natalie,

thank you. India has its own

environmental headaches, plenty

of them. One of the most

processing is a huge shortage

of drinking water. Up to 400

million people have no access

to clean supplies and as

climate change puts more

pressure on the resource, the

Indian Government faces a

massive challenge to boost its

investment in water

infrastructure. This man has

plied his trade here all this

life and in the past two

decades he's watched the river die.

TRANSLATION: I feel very sad to

see this state of the river.

There was a time when the river

was absolutely clean. There

were tortoises, fish and other

organisms living in the river

and today you can't find any of

them. At one of the holiest

places, devotees make offerings

to the river while the poor

bathe and wash their clothes

but the water here is not from

this river. There are 22 drains

like this across the city,

pumping up to 4 gigalitres of

sewage into the river every

day. Wecan see methane

bubbling to the surface, the

smul smel of sulphur is

unpleasant and this is the

water that tens of millions of

people downstream are relying

on. Delhi's drinking water is

held back by a levee and piped

to residents. It's an

inefficient system and up to

one third of the water is lost

a through leakage. Only half

the city has any plumbing at

all. It's really bad in Delhi.

If you go looking for people

fighting over water you'll

easily find people fighting

over water next to water tanks

within a radius of 5km. Chronic shortages are not

unique to Delhi. One-third of

Indians don't have access to a

reliable source of potable

water. Polluted wotedser the

biggest baby killer in this

country. We have problem of

bacterial contamination on one

hand and also the issue of

arsenic. Unsafe water has huge

health costs. Across the country,

country, rivers are choking and

underground water tables are

polluted and depleeted. Massive

investment is need in rainwater harvesting, distribution and

sewage treatment or up to 1

billion Indians could face

severe water shortages by the

middle of the century. First it

was milk, now bread is the new

battlefront in the so-called

have market wars with loaves

now selling for just a dollar,

forcing the big players to get

creative and smaller operators

to focus on the nation's

growing appetite for gourmet

alternatives. Life was simpler

in the 1950s. White bread was

the nOrnl and Australians

consumed 64kg each every year.

Today it's a $2.5 billion

business, yet we're eating 20%

less than 60 years ago. $1

loaverise the latest salvo in

the store wars. Many shoppers

are switching from big brands

to cheap in-house varieties.

It turned out the volume sold

stayed the same and consumers

traded down from the branded

bread to private label

supermarket bread. While

supermarkets account for 67% of

bread sales, there's ferocious

competition. Supermarkets now

bake their bread instore ever

day which has resonated with

consumers as there is that

perception of bread baked daily

is superior to an industrially

baked loaf that lasts a week in

your fridge. George Weston

foods is the company behind

brands like Tip Top and Bergen

bread. It's not trying to

compete with rock bottom prices, instead adding vitamins prices, instead adding vitamins

and minerals with a focus on

innovation. We're trying to

value up our bread so the

consumers get something they

need and we can make good

margin on. The one bright spot

in the market appears to be

gourmet bread w sales jumping

10 to 15% in the last 5 years.

Based on the economy, people

are less likely to be spending

in big restaurants whereas the

ability to be able to cook at

home, have a nice meal at home, buy nice bread when the economy

is in a gloomy situation,

people are more likely to do

that. This bakery's

experienced a slight dip in

wholesale orders but retail's

so strong it's opening store

number six. The plan is to make

more dough from bread. Computer

giant Apple has been fined more

than $2.5 million by the Federal Court for Federal Court for misleading

consumers about the capability

of its newest iPad tablet.

Apple admitted it misled

customers by advertising the

iPad 3 as Wi-Fi and 4G

compatible despite it being

unable to connect to Australian

4G frequencies. Today in

Melbourne, a Federal Court

judge ordered the company pay a

$2.25 million fine and $200,000

in costs. The judge add ed

media attention surrounding the

case wood be a sobering

situation for Apple. The court

prompted Apple to change the

name of its popular tablet to

iPad with Wi-Fi and cellular.

Greed is good so the saying

goes but here's another one,

failure is good. Would-be entrepreneurs are being told

not to be afraid to make

mistakes especially in a

rapidly changing digital world.

Simon Palan has been speaking

to some innovators. Internet

entrepreneur Matt Barrie knows

what it's like to take a risk.

Three years ago he bought 10

companies and combined them

into one website for businesses

looking for free-lance

workers. It's gone into the

top 300 websites of the world.

Taking big risks and

potentially embracing failure

is key to successful innovation

according to a new report. At

the core of innovation is good

failure. If you don't fail then

generally you're probably not

innovating. Deloitte

interviewed key executives at

30 of the world's biggest technology, media and

telecommunications firms. It's

found innovation works best

when employees at all levels

collaborate. Histor ically,

innovation occurs when people

come together en masse but our

organisation structures

actually work against that.

Small and large businesses are

also urged to use social

networking websites to talk to

customers. That's something

Telstra is doing in a bid to

improve customer service. We

find out about systemic issues

from our social media channels

often earlier and quicker and

sooner than we would from other

channels. Analysts say

improving innovation is particularly important for

Australia where mining profits

won't last forever. The EOCD

ranks Australia 13th on

innovation out of 34 countries. Some say the answer lies in

education. The biggest problem

we have is the same problem

most of the Western world

facechise is declining

enrolments in engineering and

the hard sciences. That's

helping to fuel Australia's

growing skills shortage. To

some other stories making news

in business - the ACTU has

joined the fight for the 1900

jobs under threat at Fairfax media, telling Fair Work

Australia today that the

company has breached its legal

obligation to consult workers

on the changes. I think it's

reprehensible that despite over

the last 10 years they've been

saying everything's going well

o that on Monday morning

workers turned up for work and

saw a video blog saying 1900

jobs will disappear. Fairfax

rival News Limited announced

changes of its own yesterday

but committed to talking to

unions before cutting any jobs.

Rio Tinto is set to spend more

than $4 billion expanding its

iron ore projects in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Most of

the money will be spent over

the next four years on projects

in WA's Pilbara including building additional

infrastructure at the Cape

Lambert port. And an annual US

survey of car quality has found

it's never been higher with

car-maker better at dealing

with wind noise, paint chips

and temperamental motors.

Problems though with electronic

equipment were the biggest

single complaint. Lexus, Jaguar

and Porsche topped the quality

survey. Many Fiat and smart

cars came in last. Let's take a

check of the markets with John Milroy Milroy from Macquarie private

health. The market is quiet

after recent days and the spate of corporate announcements. We

got the announcement from the

fed reserve. The market was

poised and some of the recent

rallies reflecting a big

increase in the so-called

quantitative easing program.

What we got was an extension of

Operation Twist to the end of

this year to the tune of $267

billion, seeing the market

down. We've given up early

gains but markets still

focussing on some of the

corporate stories. There are

some stocks making ground? Yo,

Rio seems to be a stand-out

performer in the resources

sector which is generally

lower. They got a tick from

investors after the expansion

to their iron ore plans, 3.5

billion they're going to spend

in the Pilbara increasing

production from 220 million to

353 million tons. The head of

the business in iron ore Sam

Walsh thinks the company has a

good outlook for iron ore

driven principally by Chinese

demand so a contrast to other

views in the sector and views

others hold fruB outlook for

iron ore. Surfwear company

Billabong has made an

announcement to the market?

They've announced to $225

million raising to existing

shareholders to reduce debt.

Stock's certainly in a trading

halt. Last traded at 1.80.

We'll get news on that over the

last couple of days. On to

Wall Street, mostly lower an

the Central Banks scaled back

forecast for economic growth.

As many stocks rose as fell on

the New York exchange.

More than 6,500 firefighters

will go on strike in NSW this

afternoon despite the State

Government saying it may bow to

their demands on changes to

workers' compensation. The NSW

Government is overhauling the

workers' compensation scheme

but firefighters argue they

should be exempt in the same

way police and volunteer

firefighters are. They voted in

Sydney, Newcastle, the Central

Coast and Wollongong to walk

off the job this afternoon. I

don't want to strike I & I know

none of you do either but this

Government gives us no

choice. It's the first time

firefighters have taken strike

action since the 1950s although

they will still respond to they will still respond to

emergencies. Remember when we

all sat down on the evening of

August 9 last year and filled

out the national census form?

Well, the results of that

exercise are being released

today, showing how Australia

has changed since 2006, the

last time we gave details of

our lives. Jill is the first

assistant statistician at the Australian Bureau of Statistics

and joins me now from

Melbourne. What are the main

differences between how we were

in 2006 and the picture that's

emerged from 2011? As you say,

it's an exciting day here today

as we release the first results

for the 2011 census. We have

seen some big changes since

2006 in our population. We have

hit the 21 million mark since

2006 and their censuses counted 21.5 million

21.5 million people on census

night last year. One of the

significant changes is we've

seen about a 21% rise in the

number of people who've

identified as being Aboriginal

or Torres Strait Islander this

census compare would 2006. That

is a very significant change

and we've also observed a gradual continuation of the

increase in people who've

reported being born in a

country other than Australia

this census. Same-sex couples

were include for the first time

despite gay marriage being

illegal here. What did you find

from that? Yes, what we

essentially did this time is we

didn't collect any new data,

we've simply reported some

addition al analyses and we've

identified there is about

33,000 people who've reported

being in a same-sex

relationship in the 2011

census, that's up from about

26,000 in 2006. Overall you say

the population is higher but

which states had be biggest

changes to their number s? The

State that has the biggest

change in proportional terms is

WA. Its population has

increased by over 14% from the

2006 census. In numerical

terms, Queensland's population

has increased very

substantially since 2006 as

well. What about age, Jill?

Are we living longer? Yes, the

census clektsed information

about the age of people at the

time of completing the census

last year. We are seeing an

increase in the median age of

people in Australia so in 2001

the median age was about 35

years and it's moved up to about 37

about 37 years this time around

in 2011. Jill Charles Clarker,

thank you. As far as Britain is

concerned, he's breached his

bail conditions. Julian Assange

remains holed up inside the

embassy of Ecuador in London

while speculation grows about

his bid for asylum. Friend say

he's doing well and is grateful

for the generosity of the Ecuadorians. Outside the Ecuadorians. Outside the

embassy, a handful of

supporters arrived, convinced

Julian Assange wouldn't have

taken this step lightly.

Inside, friends say the

WikiLeaks founder is doing

well. He's in very good humour

and the generosity of the

embassy is impressive and

moving so I think he's very

grateful for it. Throughout

the day, police arrived then left. Scotland Yard says if the 40-year-old Australian leaves the embassy, they will arrest him for breaking his bail conditions. Even if he was in a car, an embassy car driven out of the embassy, when he leaves the car he'll be arrested by the police for breaching his bail conditions. End Kingdom and according to one lawyer t would be easier for them to do it from the UK than from Sweden. In Sweden, the

lawyer for the two women who made the sexual assault allegations says they're not surprised but dis appointed. They are of course also sorry for the delay. They are used to it by now but still its frustrateling for them just to wait all the time. But they're convinced Julian Assange will eventually be forced to answer to the Swedish judicial system. The leader of the party that narrowly won Sunday's general election in Greece has been sworn in as Prime Minister. Antonis Smaras is promising to bring new hope to the country ask suggesting he'd like to revise the terms of the painful brout bailout deal. They took their time but finally did what the Greek people had demanded of them and formed a Government. TRANSLATION: I'm asking the Greek people to show patriotism, solidarity and

trust and with God's help we

will do whatever we coo-K to

get Greece outs of this

crisis. The three parties will

face immediate challenges,

attempting to renegotiate the

harsh bail-out conditions with

European creditors who are in

no mood to compromise. The

bail-out money has been keeping

the Government afloat but only

just. This queue is for free just. This queue is for free

medical care in central Athens.

All the doctors and nurses are

volunteers with doctors of the

world, an organisation usually

found in the third world. Their

patients mainly migrants but

increasingly poor Greekerise

lining up for treatment too.

This woman from Kenya developed

diabetes in Greece but without proper papers the

over-stretched Greek health

system was no help. I system was no help. I was to

be admitted but I don't have

anything. This qualified nurse

volunteers here. She has plenty

of spare time. With no papers,

she can't find work and shares

the predicament of many of her

clients. I don't have nothing

good to eat, to sleep. I don't

like to think. It's like me, I

am die. Even am die. Even this Palestinian

doctor, who did not want to be

identified, said she's about to

become homeless because she has

no money, no passport, no

future. When I get to Greece I

think maybe in the future I

will go to Canada, North Africa, Australia, something

far away because I want to

leave. Outside the parliament,

old rituals are still played

out. Greeks hoping the more

recent tradition of political recent tradition of political

mayhem is behind them. So

finally Greece does have its

Government but this is by no

means the end of the crisis.

The continuing drama that

appears to have no end. Let's

have a quick look at other

stories making news around the

world. French police have shot

and wounded a man claiming to

be a member of Al Qaeda after

he took four hostages in a bank

in Toulouse. Authorities in Toulouse. Authorities have

dismissed reports he was acting

on behalf of Al Qaeda, saying

his actions were linked to

previous psychological

problems. A final report on the

Fukushima reactor disaster

highlights management and communications problems still

to be re solved. The prOrt

comes as Japan prepares to

restart its reactors for the

first time since the nationwide

nuclear shut' down nuclear shut' down after the

tsunami. Archeologist s have

made a big find in Siberia,

excavating the remains of at

least five mammoths in a

coalfield. They're believed to

belong to woolly mammoths that

dis appeared 10,000 years ago.

They are the best known band in

Russia but not for their music.

Three members of a bamed arrested in

arrested in March for an

anti-Vladamir Putin protest

were in court. Moscow

correspondent Norman heard mont

reports. It may look like a

political protest but this was

just the latest court

appearance for Pussy Riot, the

punk band that's become

synonymous with public dissent.

Hundreds of supporters jammed

the streets and some were

arrested. It seems the longer arrested. It seems the longer

they're in jail, the more fans

Pussy Riot has. I would like

to support some girls. I

respect them. I think Pussy

Riot is our Russian future. The

three members of the punk band

will have to wait even longer

to argue their case. Their

trial has been delayed another

month. They were arrested in

March after performing this anti-Vladamir anti-Vladamir Putin protest

song in Moscow's biggest

Russian orthodox cathedral.

That enraged the church and

many of its supporters.

TRANSLATION: We have come to

express our indignation over

the act of these she bastards

in had Christ the Saviour

cathedral. Members of Pussy

Riot have now Bin Laden jail

more than three months and

their trial - been in jail more

than three months and their

trial hasn't even started yet. Supporters say because this

case is now about much more

than just an illegal concert in

a church. Russia's leaders have

been questioned about Pussy

Riot. Websites have been set up

to rally support. The band has

become a symbol of resistance

to Vladamir Putin. This case

represents anxiety for the

future of the country and this

case represent s the need for democracy and freedom.

Russia's best-knhon musicians

will be back in - Russia's

best-known musician s will be

back in court in July. No doubt

their supporters and the police

will be back too. The satellite

shows a cloudband near a cold

front stretching from the west

to the southeast, with cloud

over the west filling behind

it. Mostly clear skies

elsewhere. A front should send

cold showery witness across SA,

Tasmania, Victoria and SA and

bring snow from the Alps as far

north as the NSW Central

Tablelands. A trough should

cause light showers in eastern

Queensland a high should keep

the interior and north dry and

clear, most showers in the

west.

Let's go back to the stock

exchange for a final check of

the markets. FrOt

That's the news for now on a

day when the Rio + 20

environment conference got

under way in Rio, the new Greek

Prime Minister talked about

reworking the austerity

measures imposed on his country

and Apple was fined more than

$2 million for misleading

claims about its iPad. There's

continuous news on ABC News 24

and there's also news online.

Our next full bulletin on ABC 1

is 7:00 this evening. I'm Ros

Childs. Thanks for joining us

and have a great afternoon. See

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