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(generated from captions) and a top of 19 degrees. The North Shore picked up
more than 10mm. Te wettest spot was Turramurra. Temperatures today
were well below average with tops of just 19
in Homebush and Penrith. Top rainfall
for New South Wales today has been Ulladulla
with 143mm. Further heavy falls
are likely tonight. Tonight,
that low will shift eastwards bringing snow right along
the New South Wales ranges all the way up
the Queensland border. Around the nation:

Tonight we can expect
strong, southerly winds. Those won't hit until
the early hours of the morning. Then the rain will sweep through with locally heavy falls before things ease
into the afternoon. A wintry feeling day tomorrow as an east coast low develops off
the central New South Wales coast and that will push
gale force southerly winds along the coast
with gusts up to 100km/h. Some of us could see falls of
around 30-40mm close to the coast. Less in the west - around 10mm. Looking ahead - there's just the chance
of an afternoon shower on Saturday, clearing by Sunday morning. However, it will become fine
and warmer on Monday with winds swinging back towards
the north.

That will be perfect for a training for the bridges walk. No excuses!

And that's Seven News
for this Thursday. I'm Chris Bath,
thanks for your company. Ahead on 'Today Tonight' the teenager who saved a pensioner,
trapped on train tracks. That's next.

Good evening. Thanks for joining us. First tonight - a dangerously close call
for a 58-year-old grandmother left stranded and helpless
on railway tracks with a train approaching. The brakes on her motorised scooter
had failed and if it wasn't for a teenager
who came to the rescue, the outcome could've been
a whole lot worse. Georgia Main has more.

How does it feel coming back here? Pretty scary. Monday, mid-morning. Mooroolbark train station
in Melbourne's east. The commuter peak
has come to an end. The station, almost deserted.

There wasn't enough time
to do anything. 58-year-old Margaret
had been visiting her grandchildren and was on her way home.

The disability pensioner had planned to catch
the 10:56am service to Blackburn. Little did she know
she'd never make the trip.

It was a trip she'd made
dozens of times before. There was no way Margaret could have
anticipated what happened next. There's a shelter
at the end of the platform... Mm-hm. ..and I tried to reverse
through the door. I had to position my scooter right
so I had to go forward first and then when I released the lever,
it should have stopped but it just kept going
straight over. So brakes failed, do you think? Yeah, the brakes had failed.

She plunged off the platform
on her malfunctioning scooter. Left on the tracks below,
pinned beneath the scooter, unable to move - the train just three minutes away. The only other person
on the platform was 17-year-old Fiona Walker. The school student
pulled Margaret to safety and alerted train staff. I'd really like to thank Fiona
for what she did for me. Public Transport Victoria
won't release the CCTV footage of the incident but train operator Metro
has launched an investigation. Spokesperson Daniel Hoare. That the first thing,
in regard to safety, is to make sure
the trains are stopped and we do know from
our investigations at the moment that that was the first thing
that our staff member did. For Margaret, it was the second time in a week
her scooter had malfunctioned. Days earlier
it had reversed out of control, narrowly missing a car. The manufacturer
is now investigating. It's very hard to tip
because of the weight. Most weight is put
in the back of the scooter so it shouldn't have rolled. According to mobility scooter
salesperson Dani Pappas, most scooters have
an in-built safety mechanism. Scooters are designed
so that the brakes do engage, especially on a decline. Travellers Aid Australia assists people to travel
independently on public transport. CEO Jodie Wilmer says thankfully, Margaret's experience
is extremely rare. The key thing is to make sure
that people are on the platforms at the front end
where the train arrives and that means that the train
can see when they're arriving. Despite 231,000 scooter users
in Australia, train station accidents
aren't common. But there are almost 20 near-misses
between motorists and trains every single week.

Not to mention pedestrians who are lucky to live
to tell their tale, like this woman in her 80s who tripped and toppled
off a train platform. A mother's worst nightmare as a 4-year-old girl
boarding a train slips and simply disappears into the gap
between the train and the platform. This incident
made international headlines when a pram with a 6-month-old baby
strapped inside rolled off the platform.

Rescuers say
it's a miracle he survived. As for Margaret's near-miss, she's determined
it won't slow her down. Oh, I'll have to come back. While Metro Trains
has completed its investigation, the one being conducted
by Public Transport Victoria is continuing. October 12, 2002 is a date
Australians will never forget. On that evening, terrorist bombs ripped through
two nightclubs in Bali, killing 202 people,
88 of them Australians. The bombings sparked
an outpouring of grief and a change
in how police work is done. that tested our best
and bravest officers like never before.

MAN: This is just horrendous. Everything has gone. People are burnt everywhere. The devastating minutes in which Australia finally lost
its innocence to terrorism. A night of terrible firsts where tourists came face-to-face
with hate and 202 people, 88 Australians,
lost their lives. It was just enormous. Car parts embedded into
high-rise buildings blocks away. Pieces of evidence
spread over kilometres. It's easy to forget now but we'd never seen
a suicide bomber before. We'd never had a really large
vehicle bomb like that in this region. We had never involved, in the AFP,
in anything of that magnitude. 11:05 on October 12th 2002,

a suicide bomber
walks to Paddy's Bar in Kuta with TNT inside a backpack and detonates it. It was an attractor bomb,
aimed at luring people outside into the path of yet another blast
20 seconds later from a van parked
with explosive potassium chlorate outside the Sari club. The kill zone, 100m wide. You can be in Australia
and you can watch the news you can learn about the devastation but you had to actually physically
be there to understand. It was the biggest case in
Australian Federal police history and Commissioner Mick Keelty was
running the operation on the ground. It wasn't a fire,
it wasn't an industrial accident. This was a suicide bomber and when the bombs were exploded,
there were body parts and people left unidentified
for a long period of time. It was unprecedented. More than 80 AFP forensics experts sifted through
the tonnes and tonnes of debris, the whole time fearing more bombs
may be set to go off at any second. In those first couple of hours
and certainly, first couple of days, nobody really knew
where this was going and had it actually stopped. It was dangerous?
It was dangerous. More than 3,000 tiny, sometimes microscopic,
pieces of evidence were bagged. The race was on to solve
the biggest crime in our history. Absolutely huge. Biggest case
from a forensic perspective that we'd ever been involved in and particularly on
an international stage. Did you feel pressure
to get results? Huge, huge pressure. Dr James Robertson led the team
of forensic scientists desperate to find the clues and it was Indonesian police who
identified the van which exploded and traced the dead bomber
to others. Slowly,
the pieces began to fit together. AFP identified
two types of explosives and this incredible computer program
called I-Site developed in Australia
for mining companies, changed the investigation
in a flash. What you're seeing is a 3-D hologram of Paddy's Bar
before the suicide blast, showing everything as it was and then how it looked
when the bomb went off. This technology
shaved weeks off the case, as AFP investigator Carl Kent
explained. For us to have done
a full site survey and captured the amount of data
that I-Site captured, we would have been there for weeks. And that would have held up
the investigation for weeks and the bad guys
could've got away? It would have held things up
dramatically. Instead, the bomb-makers, organisers
and conspirators were arrested. But it took almost 10 years in total to round up everyone
involved in the attacks. Was it a win? I think it was a win. I don't think there's any other
way to look at it. 10 years ago, 232,000 Australians came here
for holidays but after the bombing,
that number dropped dramatically by almost 100,000. last year,
791,000 Australians returned and that has security officials
worried that we've forgotten the lessons
of the Bali bombing and become complacent
about our own security overseas. And terrorists have patience
and long memories. Just five weeks ago, this house in Jakarta was raided
by the crack anti-terrorist police. They found explosives, detonators,
nails - all the tools of terror. Memories fade
and you can get a little complacent and whilst obviously, you don't want to see
something happen and that's what you've always
got to protect against. And with survivors, family,
friends and political dignitaries flying in
for tomorrow's 10th anniversary, security couldn't get much tighter. Indonesia's Department 88 claims
to have credible information of an imminent attack, casting a long shadow on a day
of reflection, sorrow and loss. I don't think the terrorists
have won. I think if we say
the terrorists have won, we might as well pack up our goods
and chattels and walk away. We've got to stand up
for what we believe in. There'll be full live coverage
of tomorrow's services from 11:00am, that's 10:00 in Queensland,
on Seven. A 90-year-old widow
has confronted a tenant she says has left her out of pocket
and with a massive clean-up job. He ran his business
from her property for months without paying rent. Now she's finally had him evicted,
but as Neil Doorley reports, her problems are far from over. (BLEEP) (SHOUTING)


From working rent-free
to being carefree at his new job, it's happy days for Sam Aria
until we pay him a visit. Natasha wants to know if you're
going to pay the outstanding rent. Are you going to clean up
her premises? I'll call the cops straightaway.
You've been notified. Mohammed Samir Aria,
or Sam, as he's known, is in the car-wrecking business. 90-year-old Natasha Majmajewski
claims he's ruined her life as well. I curse him.

Natasha's trouble with Sam started when he stopped paying
the monthly rent of $5,100 at her Sydney premises. He was a liar. Natasha unsuccessfully battled
to get rent out of Sam With no family in Australia, Natasha unsuccessfully battled
to get rent out of Sam for 12 months.

In sheer desperation,
one of her friends alerted us. You want him out? He is a pest! She wanted to see the property
for herself and travelled
from her Gold Coast home to give Sam a clear message - pay up or get out. Come in and we'll discuss it.
Come in. Back then, Sam invited us in to highlight
problems with the building - his excuse for withholding his rent. I fixed it!
Was this site like this?! I painted everything! Before we could leave,
tensions boiled over and Natasha was knocked
to the ground. (BLEEP) Hey! Hey, hey, hey! MAN: Cool it, bro. Our sound recordist was injured. Thankfully, Natasha was OK. An associate of Sam Aria's pleaded
guilty to two assault charges, was fined and put on
a 2-year good behaviour bond. MAN: Ali! Ali!

And Sam promised
to pack up and leave. I only wanted to help Natasha. I didn't want to hurt her
in any other way. But four months on,
he was still there. Natasha sought, and was granted,
an eviction order. He was given 30 days to vacate. He sought an extension but Natasha was in no mood
to give him any more time. When the sheriffs arrived,
Sam was nowhere to be seen. Of course I'm happy. Sam Aria might have cleared out
but he certainly didn't clean up. It looks like a rubbish tip in here, with bits and pieces
of motor vehicles scattered throughout the site and removing this mess presents
yet another headache and expense for Natasha.

This is inside. The mess he left, Look at it, look at it. He had enough warning. If she wants that property fixed,
she has to pay for her property. Lawyer Adam Magill says Natasha's plight
highlights the pitfalls of private rental agreements. Unfortunately,
she'll have to go back to court. It'll have to be the opening
of a new application whereby she's trying to recoup
those monies. Natasha says
she simply doesn't have the money to take Sam to court to get back more than $50,000
she claims she's still owed. I would love to get the money
but who will help? Sam, do you want to... ..we're giving you an opportunity
to have a say. Working at a new yard
not far from Natasha's premises, Sam Aria has quickly moved on. It will take much longer
for his 90-year-old victim. NATASHA: I hope he get
what he deserve.

Some joy for Natasha but she still has a big clean-up job
for a 90-year-old. Now to our shopper squad, this time seeking out
the biggest bargains in fashion. Juliet Love has found the places
making life even more difficult for the big fashion retailers. Rodney Lohse has the details.

You won't find us in the shops,
you wont find us on the maps.

They are the outlets,
sales and stores the big retailers would rather
you never found out about You can save, sometimes, up to 80%
off the retail prices. Low overheads, minimal rent
and no advertising mean rock-bottom prices. It's online, in factory outlets
and word of mouth. And how much do you think you save
compared to retail prices? Oh, hundreds. There are amazing bargains
to be found with fashion. You don't have to pay retail prices. The secret stores, closed sales,
out-of-the-way outlets - now the secret's out. And I'm going to show you
where they are. Australia's style queen,
Juliet Love of is taking us on a nationwide hunt for the biggest bargains
in fashion, clothing and shoes. Half-price bags, ladies! Alley sales and pop-up sales like Bizarre Bazaar
in Sydney and Melbourne are Juliet's first tip. Emerging designer fashion
at bargain-basement prices. Director Chris McClaren. Pop-up sales, is you know,
it's there and its gone. These bags -
selling $350 in the boutiques. And in the market,
the price here, $200. Bargain!

Here, we're selling them for $45
but in stores, they're $80-$90. It's quite a lot cheaper here and it's because we can sell
direct to everyone here. Our next stop is in
the western suburbs of Melbourne where I hear there's a very
hush-hush secret closed door sale taking place. Let's see what we can find. The first rule
of closed sales clubs is you don't talk about
closed sales clubs. So basically, it's all based online and you have to sign up
to the website to find out about when
the next sale is going to be and what's going to be on sale. The second rule
of closed sales clubs is you don't talk about
closed sales clubs. As if that's going to work. Um, I found out off a friend
a couple of years ago. Um, from a friend, actually. Through a friend. Quite often, it's 70%, 80%, 90%
below recommend retail price. It's gone from word of mouth
to World Wide Web. Mark Epstein is director of The sales are held
right throughout Australia. They're all held in warehouses, quite often tucked away
in industrial areas. This dress is by a really popular
Australian fashion label. It was $120. It's now $19.95. And would you believe,
nothing in here is over $6? This is all for me.

We sell it for $95. That retails for $150 in the shops. Shorna Fisher
from sells direct to her customers
from her warehouse and online. We're selling these for $30 -
they retail in the stores for $50. This is a new type of retail. This is 50-50 retail -
50 instore, 50 online. So we went and visited
the OZSALE warehouse. They offer designer brands
for a reduced price and, yeah, a fantastic source again
for online savings. OZSALE's Jamie Jackson. We source the world for great products, great brands,
great prices. If you have an eye for a bargain,
a nose for a good deal, keep your ear to the ground
because they're out there. And you just need to know
where to find them. Tomorrow night, the shopper squad
goes into recycle mode. After the break
on Today Tonight, it's the real estate sale
of the century.

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I really love getting outside
in Canberra. It's a very healthy place to live. I think Canberra
could be better connected using a whole heap of
different transport options. Yeah, light rail -
there's an option for Canberra. I'd save money if I didn't always
need the car. What if we had free wifi
in our public spaces? And what about better
health services? Mobile health services
that come to the house. Yeah. VOICEOVER: The Greens
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It's often said
our home is our castle, but you're about to see
the real deal and the self-proclaimed king
who wants to sell it. Lynda Kinkade steps into a palace
and steps back in time to show you
a remarkable piece of real estate.

It's a modern day tale
of a castle for sale. A king and a queen,
with a kingdom serene. Greetings. Welcome to our castle.
Thank you. This is not an average abode, is it? No, not really. We treat everyone like royalty! (CHUCKLES) No longer be Lynda Kinkade
but Lady Kinkade. My Lord.
it these are your living quarters? Yes, Lady KinKade. We can actually
hold a reception here for 40 of your lords and ladies. And I see you have plenty
to quench the thirst of even the most weary traveller. Oh, yes. We have a range of ales
and spirits for everybody. Wonderful.
May I see my private chambers? Yes. Come this way, please. It's certainly palatial with 10 royal bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a bar complete with a fireplace, a commercial-sized kitchen and gym -
from the future, of course - and what castle's complete
without a moat? All on an acre,
an hour from Melbourne's CBD, and it could all be yours. A lot of people say
that their home is their castle. In your case,
your castle IS your castle. (LAUGHS) Our castle's our home as well, yeah. We're lucky. Who would you grant this property
to? We'd like to see someone who enjoys
it as much as we have had. It's been a wonderful place,
and the ambience - you're not going to get
anything better than this. We've got air-conditioning,
hydronic heating. A lot of the floor is stone
which makes it very easy to clean. We've got a gym down the back,
full hydrotherapy spa - it's as good as probably any spa
in Australia. Lord and Lady Danville,
also known as Pat and Ian Smithwich, are wanting to pass their crown on
to the next royal family. I'm a man of many hats,
Lady Kinkade. This is my working hat,
and this is the one I relax in. After 12 years at the helm,
8 years running the castle as a B&B, for these great-grandparents
to retire from their comfortable throne. And a man with no rest
is the serf here who also doubles
as a real estate agent. Tristan Messerle is from
Morrison Kleeman Real Estate. We've had quite a few people
through the property so far. There's been interest from those
looking to set it up or continue it
as a bed and breakfast and those looking to set it up
as a hotel or even a conference centre. Of course, back in the day, you had the option
of simply taking what wasn't yours. I'm keen to conquer your castle
but I'll go gentle on you.

To the victor, the spoils. To the vanquished,
a life less lavish. The bedroom's done! That's good! Nine more to go. (SIGHS) It's expected to fetch
a king's ransom with a price tag
of between $1.6 and $1.9 million. Cheers!

Lynda Kinkade reporting. Well, he's one of the
biggest selling artists of all time. Coming up, a sneak peak at a very intimate chat
with Rod Stewart. Before we go, a reminder
not to miss this tomorrow night -

Before we go, a reminder
not to miss this tomorrow night - an exclusive interview
with Rod Stewart. His true confessions
about life, music and women. Can I ask you, um... probably get this a bit. Can I touch it?

Do you have any idea
how many women you've been with? No, no idea,
and I've never tried to count. Excuse me. But I think you like cheeky. Moi?

Our American correspondent
Angela Cox has a lot of fun with that interview
tomorrow night. But that's it for now. Have a great evening. Goodnight. Supertext captions
by Red Bee Media -

Are we good?
Yeah, I think so. Cool. I was so nervous
about saying the wrong thing that I didn't really say much
at all. Oh, no. I wanted to tell you - I really
want things to work out this time.

Yeah. That's what I was thinking. Well, it's about the money
for the wedding. Don't worry,
you don't have to pay it back. Thank you.
That's very generous of you. It's not what I'm worried about,
though. Ohhh. Don't worry.
Your secret's safe with me, OK? I reckon if I let the cat
out of the bag, Roo'd skin us both. (LAUGHS) That's right. I want to go and stay with John. Jett, you don't have to do this.
Yes, I do. You shouldn't have to
worry about me. You should be working on
how to fix things with John.

It wasn't my idea, it was Jett's. You needed some space. Now it's my turn.

Do you think
they sent out for a cow? Sorry? To make the cheese for your pizza. (CHUCKLES) Yeah.
They must have, yeah.

Look, you don't have to hang around
with me if you don't want to. Why wouldn't I? I just thought you'd rather
hang around with VJ or someone. No, there's nowhere else
I'd rather be. Here we go, gents. On the house. Uh, thanks, but why? Well, I had to give you something
to quieten you down. The customers
are starting to complain. You know, we should go on a trip
somewhere tomorrow. You want to come if we do?

Oh, thank you, mate,
but, listen, I've got to work.

You guys should do something. Yeah, well, why don't we? Why don't we start with breakfast and then just make the day up
as we go along? Works for me.
Well, you let me know how it goes. Enjoy.

INDI: Why 'fish face'? Because Todd rhymes with cod, and that's about the meanest thing a bunch of kindergarteners
could come up with. Oh, poor guy. Yeah, well, at least after that, the whole 'Romeo' thing
didn't seem so bad. I can't believe you didn't tell me
the 'fish face' story. Because it's embarrassing. And we've never really,
I don't know, done this before - just sit up talking. Yeah, what time is it? It is two o'clock. Oh, wow. It feels like 10:00.

You've missed the last bus.
Do you want me to make up the couch?

Thanks, but I came prepared,
as the boy scouts say. I borrowed Roo's car. Oh, good thinking.

Do you want to do something

Are you asking me on a date? Why not? Since we're wiping the slate clean. Sure, I'd love to.

Sweet dreams.

OK, so we've got the caterer
at 10.30. Do you want to go together
or should we just meet there? Oh, whatever you decide. Do you think Palmer
bothered to organise any media? Well, he'd barely invited
competitors. What do you reckon? I might get onto
the 'Coastal News'. The carnival's gotta be
worth some coverage. Wedding.
Hmm? Wedding! Can I let you know
about the caterers? You just left it for me to decide. The Surf Club's reputation
is at stake. We have to do this, I'm sorry. Well, how can I put this nicely
but that is his problem not yours. She's got you there, mate. Why don't you go
and do your taste test, eh? I promised I'd help you.
Yeah, well, you can meet me later. I mean, the sky's not going to
fall in between now and then. Well, why don't I help you
before and after? Can you pick me up
from the Surf Club? Only if it's convenient.
Great. I'll see you guys later.

Ah, mate,
can you give me a hand today? Oh, sorry, I've got a date... ..which I could use your advice on,
if you've got a sec. Oh, somebody's interested
in romance! Come on, sit down. So, what is it? Well, I'm taking Indi
on a date today. Very nice.
I've got no idea where to take her. Well...oh, well, OK, why don't you do
what Harvey and I did once - we revisited the island
where we had our first date, and it was beautiful. I mean, Harvey got food poisoning
and he blamed me and it was just... Anyway, you know what? Think about the first special moment
you had together and maybe try to recreate it. Yeah. Yeah, that's cool. It's kind of like a do-over. Yeah. You're welcome. Thanks.

Do you reckon we can go here?
Yeah, I don't see why not.