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(generated from captions) but very little rainfall recorded. The winds were gusting up to 60km/h and that made it feel a lot cooler
than what the mercury read, more like the low teens which is pretty nippy
given we are now in November. The southerly change pushed
up the east coast today. Ahead of that we saw some
record-breaking heat in Queensland. Tomorrow, a high in the Bight
will shift eastwards easing windy weather along the coast
and keeping skies clear. Around the capitals should be fine
at Flemington tomorrow but it's expected
to be stormy for the Cup. Adelaide may
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That's Seven News for this Friday. Ahead on 'Today Tonight' - a former TV glamour girl's link
to two gruesome murders. That's next.

On Today Tonight - the mysterious murder case and the house they're convinced
is cursed. There is something here
that is worrying us. A dramatic arrest
captured on camera. You won't believe what happens next. So, is it time
grandparents were paid? No. No, couldn't put a price on it.
We just do it.

Good evening.
Thanks for joining us. First tonight - the mysterious case
of the former television sweetheart are making her life a misery. In the '60s and '70s Barbie Rogers was a star
of the small screen. But now, as David Richardson reports thanks to a bizarre
set of circumstances she's living in fear.

There is something here
that's worrying us. (GATE CLANGS) Something that you never imagine
happening to you. Australia's first glamour girl
television hostess, two women murdered,
their bodies never found, a double killer
now serving life behind bars and a house, all connected in a plot that
would rival any Hollywood thriller. Did you ever imagine you'd be living
in an infamous house? No, and I still can't come to terms
with it. Miss Marchant from Ardross Street,
Applecross, Western Australia. Barbie Rogers,
the former model turned TV hostess, became a household favourite
alongside Tony Barber in 'Temptation'
and 'Great Temptation' in the 1970s. In 1996, she and partner Neville bought this cliff-top property
in Sydney's eastern suburbs with incredible ocean views. Little did they know,
their new home had a sinister past. Two months into moving in, I got up to go to the bathroom
this night and, all of a sudden, this shadowy woman's,
older woman's figure, came towards me. And, of course, I went and said "Nev, this shadowy figure
just came towards me." "For goodness' sake,
stop having yourself on," you know? and a series of mystery illnesses that continually affect
Barbie and Neville. Both are sceptics. They've never entertained thoughts
of the supernatural, until now. Nev has been through
nine, you know, big operations. I've been through two -
breast cancer and that. And, all of a sudden, I think,
"I don't know." Is the house cursed? I'm starting to think that way.
Yes, I am. You believe
the house has a bad vibe? In the end, you think,
well, there could be something. We're having too much trouble,
I think. Barbie and Nev bought their home from the former wife
of Bruce Burrell. He had no idea
the property had changed hands. At the time,
Burrell was under investigation for the disappearance
and suspected murder of Sydney mother-of-3 Kerry Whelan. Police believe Burrell
kept returning to Barbie's house, thinking he still owned it. And, in an incredible coincidence, he even took Barbie's car,
thinking it was his ex-wife's. And he was coming in
because I was driving the same car, exactly the same sports model
and colour car as his former wife was driving. So do you think
he was taking your car? We did. He stole my car. Anything to say, Mr Burrell? No comment at all. When Barbie saw Burrell
on television, charged with murder, she was interviewed by police
and the penny dropped. When she learned of the murder
of a second woman, Dorothy Davis, she realised the shocking truth - Burrell had been in her home. If I'd have come down
in the middle of the night when the alarm went off
and found him in my house, what would have happened? But even when Burrell was sentenced
to life behind bars, strange things continued to happen. The couple kept experiencing
mystery illnesses which suddenly vanished
once they left to holiday overseas. I came back from Bali. In all that heat over there,
not one sick day. The moment I got back,
I've got infections, and... you tell me.

I don't know.

Now the couple are convinced
the home is haunted by one of Burrell's victims,
Dorothy Davis. I just feel
that there is a spirit here that needs to be set free. Debbie Malone, Barbie Rogers. Hello, Debbie. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you.
And her partner, Neville. Australia's ghost whisperer,
Debbie Malone, agreed to visit the house. She had no idea who owned it
or anything about its history. I wonder if somebody,
there's been a murder here, or... ..this feels like
something's happened here. What did I tell you?
Yeah. Yeah, I'm getting
completely buzzed now.

What if I told you this house
had been owned by Bruce Burrell? Oh, I can't believe you said that. When we walked up,
all I kept seeing is, um... ..I know there is another lady
that was murdered before - Kerry Whelan. Yeah, Dorothy Davis, it is,
isn't it? I'm getting a lot of pain
across the right side of my head and around to the side here. I feel like there's been
a blow to the head. Debbie Malone is adamant Dorothy Davis
was murdered in the kitchen, but her body moved elsewhere. Police believe exactly the same and Dorothy Davis's body
has never been found. Nor has Kerry Whelan's and Burrell has kept those secrets
to himself. As for Barbie and Nev,
they're still looking for answers, still believing
their home is cursed. There has to be a time

when spirits are caught
between two worlds and they need to be released. And one of those places
is your home? I think so.

They are the unsung heroes
of our economy, the grandparents filling a massive
gap when it comes to child care. Without them many thousands of parents,
especially mothers, wouldn't be able to return
to the workforce. As Pippa Gardner reports, while most are happy
to fill the gap for free, there are calls
for grandparents to be paid. Did you think that you'd be doing
the school run in your 70s? No, I didn't think of that, no. We do school pick-up,
we do after-school activities. Grandparents would be saving
Australian families about $250-300 million
a year in child care. If experience counts... Tickle, tickle! Very special and he even gives a dollar or two
if we ask. Really?! For the tuckshop? Yeah, but no-one calls it
the tuckshop anymore. Oh, sorry. (LAUGHS) It's a canteen. Bridgy and Kevin Walker
have 25 grandchildren. There's barely a day that goes by they're not looking after
at least one of them. Could you put a price
on what you guys do? No, no. Couldn't put a price on it. We just do it. And they love it. I don't see it as a duty,
I see it as a way I can help. Around Australia,
there are 600,000 granny nannies. Grandparents plugging
the childcare gap to the tune of $6 million a week so their kids can afford
to go back to work. You could be earning a day's wage
and then paying it to child care. Adrian and his wife, Jess, struggled to make ends meet
on a single salary, so they moved from the city
to the suburbs to be close to his parents,
Bridgy and Kevin, who now take care of their two kids
for free two days a week. To have child care and to also be living in the city
was impossible so we came up here because we knew we had the support
of mum and without her, I don't know where our choices
would be. It was promoted that there was child
care where I worked but the waiting list,
when I enquired, was 18 months long so it really wasn't going
to be suitable. Unable to get her son Casper
into formal child care, Melissa Winkler's dad, Wayne, and
stepmum, Jan, came to the rescue, looking after their grandson
during the week. I feel sorry for parents
that have to manage who don't have grandparents around. I am hearing stories, like many
people are around the country, of waiting lists of two years
or more and that is clearly unacceptable. Federal Minister for Childcare
Kate Ellis admits parents need more alternatives. Of course, we would like to see grandparents not feeling
that they are the only option and that means we need to increase
the numbers of services. But those services
don't keep up with demand and while parents struggle
to access child care, there is an argument
that private carers, like grandparents, should be treated the same
as accredited childcare facilities. It would mean they could be paid
by their children who could still claim
existing government subsidies. 2UE breakfast presenter and dad,
Jason Morrison. If you can demonstrate that there's
a need for a bit of a hand I see no reason
why you should miss out, and everyone else should, just because you weren't able to get your son or daughter
into the childcare centre. Ian Day from the
Council of the Ageing agrees. If you said to me that there

If you said to me that there is now a rebate on nannies, then I would say the grandparents should get that rebate.

Parents know their parents
are priceless but think they should be rewarded. A fair few grandparents
would stay home and look after their grandkids
if they were able to and they got paid to do it but they have to be at work. There should be recognition
for the hard work they do and the importance of that work. Bridgy and Kevin
and Wayne and Jan say even if there was a payment,
they wouldn't take it. The love they get from
their grandkids is reward enough. Lots of fun moments,
and we wouldn't swap it at all - it's a privilege. What would you do if you weren't
caring for your grandkids? I guess we'd look after
someone else's grandkids then.

It's an interesting proposal. What do you think? Should the Government consider
subsidising payments to grandparents who take care
of their grandchildren? Have your say on our website, on our Facebook page or via Twitter.

Does the punishment fit the crime? That's the question being asked for breaking
the school's uniform code. The student says
it's all over a pair of shoes. The school has a different story. Laura Sparkes has more. If I was seriously breaching,
like, the policy, that'd be fair enough, but I don't. Like, I don't pack on my make-up,
I don't do anything to my hair. I wear my uniform
and I wear it like I'm supposed to. All because of this, I'm not allowed to go
to my graduation or my formal. They're the shoes that helped
give Danielle Robb the boot, kicked out of
her Year 12 graduation and formal for not abiding by
school uniform policy. Does the punishment fit the crime? I don't think so. I, I just think
it's a bit too much. She's spent $350
on a dress and shoes and Danielle is furious
a uniform breach now means she'll never get a chance
to wear her dream outfit or graduate. I've been waiting so long
to graduate and hold that certificate
in my assembly, take a photo and say, "I did it," but I can't.

Earlier this week, Danielle's mum, Juanita,
received this letter. "It is with regret that
Danielle's privileges are withdrawn "for choosing not to wear
the full school uniform "on a regular basis." Apart from the shoes, Danielle admits she did sometimes
break the school policy of not wearing a sports uniform
to school instead of the correct school ones. I can still learn,
I can still do everything. They're not affecting anything. But rules are rules.
Yeah. And these are the shoes
you should have been wearing? Yep. Danielle's casual sports shoes
definitely don't fit in with Glenmore Park High School's
uniform policy. No-one said anything to me. No-one gave me a warning
and told me to change. But the New South Wales
Department of Education claims there's more to the story than Danielle simply wearing
the wrong shoes. They say that she's broken the school's rules
on at least 11 occasions and that she's attended
seven meetings where the school's uniform policy
has been explained to her. They also point out that
instead of writing to her principal asking that her privileges
be reinstated, Danielle simply vented her
frustration on her Facebook page. Juanita organised a meeting
with the principal. I was pretty angry
at the end of the interview. Like, she just wouldn't listen
to anything that I was saying. But Danielle's treatment is minor
compared to others. Bilal Zraika was first suspended
and then expelled for this hairstyle after an expensive court battle
which then overturned the expulsion. Phylicity Ward left her school
because of her red hair and Jason Moles was suspended for
these tiny gold flecks in his locks. They're all there to be educated and those sorts of things
aren't getting in the way of a student's education. Former high school principal
Glenn Sergeant believes many schools are too strict
when it comes to uniform policy. there was assault issues,
or safety issues, then, of course,
it's getting in the way of their education and other people, so pink hair, pink stockings,
whatever - no, you just mediate
and counsel the girl, and get the matter rectified
very, very quietly without paying too much attention
to the issue. Juanita is taking Danielle's case to the Education Department's
district office while Danielle is hoping the school
will have a change of heart. I wanted to share my story so that people know
how insignificant this is and that it really shouldn't be
that much of a big deal and that we should be allowed to go.

It was like a scene
out of a Hollywood movie. Two men taken down
in a police operation in the middle of peak-hour traffic. With hundreds
of passing motorists as witnesses, seven police cars surrounded
the removal van, forcing the men out at gunpoint. But as Clare Brady reports this was a classic case
of mistaken identity. It was you see it
in the movies - "Get out of the car
and get on the ground." We saw a police car
swing in front of us horizontally and they blocked us in
so we couldn't move. A gun was drawn and they were...we were asked
to get on the ground and they proceeded to handcuff us. It was a dramatic police operation which brought peak-hour traffic
on Melbourne's Punt Road to a standstill, stunning and scaring
nearby motorists like Jo Templin. We were quite scared
and so was everyone else around us. It looked like
they were after criminals. They were but, on this occasion,
what they got was 22-year-old
furniture removalist Sin and his offsider. Their van surrounded,
they were ordered out at gunpoint. From the start, we were very willing
to do what they said so we weren't... ..we luckily didn't meet
the wrath of the taser. But they were forced to the ground
and handcuffed along with the woman
who'd hired them. She was house-sitting the house and the neighbours knew
that the people whose house it was were overseas on holiday. She didn't have much stuff
so it was a reasonably quick job. We were in and out
within 10 minutes, so I guess, you know,
the speed of it could have made people
a little bit suss. They tried to explain
but they were ignored, left facedown on the concrete
for 30 minutes until the uncomfortable truth
dawned on police - they had made a horrible mistake. When you're not involved
with the police very often, any time you are the adrenaline starts pumping
and the heart races a little bit. The men's boss,
Man with a Van director Tim Bishop, says the incident's been upsetting
and could easily have been avoided. We are fully supportive
of the police but it seems like a simple
phone call to our head office would have been a lot quicker. Victoria Police refused
our invitation for an interview to explain the bungle but did send this statement,
admitting officers made two arrests on the belief the men were suspects
in a burglary. Despite the stress of his ordeal
and bruises to prove it, Sin's sense of humour
is remarkably intact. We were lucky that we didn't have
anyone too trigger-happy today.

After the break on Today Tonight. A major international sting exposing serious corruption
in the medical world. We are on side of the manufacturer
and their products not on the side of patients.

Faulty medical devices finding
their way into our surgeries. That's next.

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They were promoted
as modern-day medical miracles, technology to ease chronic pain
and help people lead normal lives. Instead, they've been found
to be faulty, causing more problems than they fix. Some are even deadly. Now an undercover investigation
has shown that corrupt officials overseas allowed these implants
onto the market without proper testing. Adam Marshall reports.

we've been an experiment. It's very scary for anybody that
wants to get any kind of implants. We've seen too many recent failures. An international medical scandal putting profits
before patient safety. Australia isn't immune. There's some very serious flaws
in our system of product regulation. What you're watching
is an undercover sting. Europe's medical regulators,
there to protect patient welfare, instead protecting the profits
of multinational companies.

The deceit is breathtaking. For just over $3,000,
they'll approve a device and even advise the manufacturer
to lie about where it is made.

Why's that?

The corruption is rife
and the impacts are felt here. Australia relies on that system. We only test 2% of medical devices
in Australia. If that figure is right, only 200 of the 10,000
medical devices available here have been tested
by Australia's watchdog, the Therapeutic Goods
Administration. It accepts overseas standards because we're bound
by a trade agreement. Carol Bennett
from the Consumer Health Forum believes that must change following

We need to now question whether or not that partnership
with the European bodies is actually in the best interests
of Australian health consumers. This has been
a complete systemic failure. Stuart Cain is one of more than
1,000 Australians taking legal action over faulty
metal on metal replacement hips. This latest revelation
has just confirmed his suspicions. That system is easily corrupted and it all again comes down
to money. You have your surgery in Australia because you think
it's going to be safer. Kerrie Tyler is in the middle
of her own drawn-out legal battle after her PIP breast implants
ruptured. You should be asking the question, "Well, are these products safe "and whose job
is it to make sure that they're safe "and why aren't they doing it? Shine Lawyers has just launched
a class action against Johnson & Johnson
over its prolapse mesh, which has been withdrawn
from sale worldwide. Solicitor Rebecca Jancauskas says
200 women have registered, but she believes up to 20,000
have had the mesh implanted. This mesh has devastated the lives
of these women and many of them are needing
to have it removed, which is an incredibly traumatic
procedure. In a statement, the Therapeutic
Goods Administration says to physically test every device
prior to approval would not be practically possible and would cause huge delays on getting life-saving devices
onto the market. It also says high-risk products are always independently audited
by the TGA but for patients like Stuart Cain, there's little a government agency
can do for him now. It's not just a battle now
with your own body, you battle the surgeons for truth.

Adam Marshall reporting. More after the break. But first, a side of Susan Boyle
you've never seen before. A special interview this week
on 'Sunday Night'.

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Before we go tonight, a look ahead to next week
and a chilling story. An exclusive interview
with the woman who killed her lover. Was it murder or self-defence?

I cannot understand why she killed him.Mark's family believe he got away with murder.I am not a killer. I am not a murderer.

That story next week
only on Today Tonight. That's it for now.
Have a great weekend. Don't forget, the Cup Carnival
starts tomorrow here in Melbourne. Join us for Derby Day, you'll
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I'm sorry
I only talked about myself again. It's OK. I understand.
No, it's not OK. You always make me feel better. I need to work on
making you feel better.

There was someone else there -
they could back up my story. Oh, mate... No, Tamara was there.
She saw everything. We've been through this. And you keep saying
that I dreamed her up. Casey, you've got to let it go. 'Cause banging on about some girl
that doesn't exist doesn't help. Hi. Is Lisa in? Who wants to know?
I'm Dr Walker, a colleague of hers. He seemed pretty surprised
when I answered the door. Dex is my client and I work
with Dr Walker at the hospital. That's all.
You're lying. No, I'm not.

We're getting to the end
of the whale watching season, so I think we've gotta extend
the charters. Go beyond the Bay. Well, it's your call, mate. If you
reckon it'll bring the punters in... I've been trying to call you. Sorry. I must have my phone off. G'day, love. You were meant to be home
an hour ago. Sorry, I just lost track of time. Do you have any idea what today is? It's four weeks until our wedding. Struth!
I thought you had all that sorted. No, no -
we've been looking at options but now it's time to make decisions. I bet you haven't even thought about
the bonbonnieres. The what? The bonbonny who?

They are the little gifts
that we give our guests. But I thought you were the ones
getting the presents. That's what I said! (LAUGHS) You think this is some kind of joke?
No. I'm trying to make this perfect and you're just treating it
like it's a bit of a laugh. (PHONE RINGS)
Who's that? Oh, it's the photographer, Harvey.
But don't you worry, I'll handle it. Hello. Thank you very much
for calling me back.

You really should be
resting that ankle. You really should be studying
for your exam. I am more worried about you. Don't fuss over him.
He's had enough of that today. He's been milking it too. You really are in pain. Yeah, because I'm in
the same room as them. Well, you know what they say -
if you can't beat 'em...



I wasn't sure where else to go.

Are you OK? It's not as bad as it looks.
I doubt that.

Why don't you come in?

I'll just get cleaned up first. Yes, of course.

HARVEY: I mean,
one minute, she's fine. She's completely calm
about everything... Well, she put the whole thing aside
to work on the carnival. And then boom,
suddenly the sky is falling in. Mate, if you're really lucky, she might put the whole wedding
aside for good. Don't even joke about that! You two should be ashamed
of yourselves. Oh, come off it, Marilyn.
We don't mean any harm. You've gotta admit, Marilyn,
Roo has been a bit...well... Emotional?
Is that the word you're looking for? Yeah, that works. Well, of course she's emotional.
She's planning your dream wedding. Don't forget, I was happy with snags
on the barbie. Is that why
you're unable to help her? I am helping her. I'm helping her.
It's just unending. Imagine how poor Roo feels.
I think that's my point. Aren't the preparations
supposed to be half the fun? He does have a point, Marilyn. I mean, nobody's having any fun
here, not even Roo. Maybe you can have a quiet word
to her. Me?
Yeah. I mean, this is obviously
a male-female thing