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This Program Is Captioned Live. Welcome to 7:30. Tonight, stand-off. Indonesia waits on a response from Tony Abbott. Anything he puts in writing will eventually become public and obviously that will limit what he can say so he needs to call President Yudhyono.And cheese wars. Country Victoria becomes the centre of an international dairy battle. Symbolic at the moment of the tipping point of control out of farmer-owned and farmer-influenced into multinationals who don't have as great an investment in farming.The diplomatic stand-off between Australia and Indonesia is un resolved. The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has received a letter from his Indonesian counterpart, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, calling for a full explanation of allegations that he, his wife and close associates were monitored by an Australian intelligence agency. It's unclear when or how Mr Abbott will respond. Things could get worse before they get better. Late today, Indonesia's Trade Minister warned the trade policies between the two nations are under review. Here's chief political correspondent Sabra Lane. This is an absolutely critical relationship for Australia's future. We are good friends. We fully respect each other's sovereignty.They were trusted partners 8 weeks ago. Today, it's hard to imagine Jakarta's embrace of the Prime Minister has turned to this. Outside the Australian Embassy, a small, angry crowd burned copies of flags in protest. The noisy demonstration fuelled by allegations that Australia had spied on the President, his wife and his inner circle. From the street to the formal protests, Indonesian defence carried through on the President's order to suspend cooperation on military and intelligence. A joint exercise in Darwin ended today, a day early. Another major high-level Special Forces exercise under way in Indonesia involving Australia's SAS troops and Indonesia's elite Kopassus unit was cancelled. They were part of a number of exercises either canned or post-poned. It is a serious breakdown in diplomatic relations and it's pretty bad.Half a world away, the difficult political questions continued for Australia's Foreign Minister and another important ally. Julie Bishop's in the US for annual Defence talks including the US Secretary of State, John Kerry. He was asked if the surveillance had happened at America's request. We just don't talk about intelligence matters in public and we're not about to begin now. And Julie Bishop was asked had Australia lodged a complaint about how such a breach of intelligence could have occurred in the first place at the hands of NSA contractor, Edward Snowden. Woo Dee not discuss intelligence matters, certainly not allegations. We do not discuss them publicly and we will not do so. While the current Foreign Minister wasn't saying much about the diplomatic discord, two former Foreign Ministers were. I think an apology would be the wrong thing to do. I think that would be a major mistake. & it would be a major mistake because it would suggest that this allegation is true and it would therefore destroy a doctrine that Australia has had for two or three generations which is that we never confirm or deny any allegations in relation to our intelligence services. We've got to get this right. It might take some time to do it, and I think the Prime Minister should be prepared - I'm certain he is - to recast the sort of language he used in parliament and to look at different verbal formulations that will enable us to get won the job. In announcing the downgrading of relations and suspension of cooperation on people smuggling, Defence and intelligence sharing, the Indonesian President said he'd formally right to Mr Abbott. Ahead of Question Time, the Prime Minister confirmed he'd received a letter. I want to assure the House that the Government will respond swiftly, fully and courteously to the President's letter. As always, my intention is to do everything I reasonably can to strengthen this relationship which is so important to both our countries. I want Australia to remain Indonesia's trusted partner now and in the future. The Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, urged the Prime Minister to redouble efforts to return to a positive relationship, saying other nations had resolved similar matters and Australia could too and must do so in a timely manner. Two days ago Mr Shorten pointed to the German experience where Angela Merkel gained a promise from the US President that his country wouldn't monitor the chancellor's phone calls again. It's understood that suggestion angered the Federal Government as it considered Mr Shorten's suggestion an admission that Australia had spied. President Yudhyono has been a great friend to Australia. He has advocated on Australia's behalf when many of his colleagues have said, "Don't do it. We don't trust the Australians. They don't deserve your assistance," and he has said, "No, I'll stick with them. I'll go out on a limb. I'll do this," and he feels deeply betrayed by the spying allegations. He believes that he's done the right thing by Australia but Australia has not done the right thing by him. Professor kingsbry, a long-time Indonesia observer, believes Mr Abbott will have to apologise and he urges that it be done on the phone, not on the prime Ministerial letterhead. Anything he puts in writing will eventually become public and obviously that will limit what he can say, so he needs to call President Yudhyono. He'll have to say, "We are sorry," he probably can't say, "We did spy on you or we are spying on you," he will have to say, "Sorry for the allegation of spying you you. We will review our intelligence-gathering activities in the region and we will not do anything to cause offence to Indonesia in the future."Ee he says the decision to suspend cooperation on pug sling a major blow for the Government. That's a critical issue for Australia and politically, we've completely lost that now. We may get it back but at the moment we've just lost all capacity to engage in any sort of information gathering so our capacity to stop people smugglers going through Indonesia has finished. That's just gone and that's pretty significant. We can't operate in Indonesia without the permission and the cooperation of the Indonesian authorities and we don't have that. We can't operate independently so that's gone.In a Senate Estimates hearing, the Opposition tried asking public servants about Indonesia's reaction to the Coalition's border protection policies. Everyone is so paranoid about asking questions. Senator Wong, unless you have been elsewhere in the solar system for the last few days, you would be aware that this a very delicate time in the bilateral relationship. The Government had been hoping for widespread coverage of its carbon tax repeal bills. They passed the House of Representatives late today but their passage was overshadowed by the spying controversy. Sabra Lane with that report. In mid 2009, three teenagers in the Victorian town of Geelong took their own lives in a tragic chain of suicides. This week, their deaths are being investigated by a Victorian Coroner in an inquiry that's reminding us once again that suicide is the single leading cause of death among Australians aged 15 to 24. The issues raised by these deaths are many and complex. They include the lack of resilience among teens, the prevalence of discussion about suicide on social media and the role of the mainstream media in reporting suicide. Cameron Best from the ABC's Geelong bureau has this report. She was just beautiful. Totally, yeah. She grew up happy. A happy kid. She was always getting awards for her writing. She never did anything wrong, you know, like she was a good kid. Just turned 16, Taylor Janssen was a popular teenager growing up Victoria's second city, Geelong. She was a smart student who dreamed of being a lawyer. She went to high school and she said, "Mum, I think I might get into law. I think I want to get into law." I said alright. So we got all her books and stuff. She was just starting to study it and, yeah, so - but I believe she would have been really good at it.Taylor Janssen went to Western Heights College with Zach Harvey and Chanelle Rae. Early in 2009, over a period of five months, these three teenagers all took their own lives. Taylor had been in a long-term relationship with Zach. They were so close, like they were always together and stuff like that.Zach was a gifted sportsman. He would often stay over at the Janssens' home in suburban Norlane but in March 2009, the pair hit a hurdle oo. They were sort of having arguments and stuff like that and they weren't together, sort of thing, and that's what sort of happened.On 6 March, after an argument with Taylor at school, Zach Harvey suicided. Taylor's parents, Helen and Stephen Janssen, broke the news to their daughter. I can still see her face when she found out. She was just devastated and she sort of said to her friends she didn't want to go on sort of thing and that's when I said to Stephen, I said, "We should really watch her as much as we can and stuff like that are," and we thought she was fine. She was starting to eat again and she was starting to get better. But three weeks after Zach Harvey's death, Taylor Janssen also took her life. Stephen got home and found her and she was in hospital I think it was about 30 hours on the life support type thing. Thought that she was going to wake up but she never got to wake up for us to talk to her again. I think she thought that there was nothing else but him. In the letter that she left us, she just thought there was nothing else.Zach and Taylor's deaths prompted saturation coverage in the media. Soon after thatering another student at the same school, 14-year-old Chanelle Rae, took her own life. The impact on the school and the wider Geelong community was profound. I think it's fair to say it was fairly unprecedented. That's certainly what drew my attention to it. It was socextensive. It was lot of front-page coverage which is unusual in these circumstances.Chanel's mother, Karen Rae, believes the extensive media coverage of Zach and Taylor's suicides contributed to her daughter's death. She also told court her family was hounded by the media in the aftermath. We had complaints from family members, we had complaints from the school that some of these journalists were behaviouring reprehensibly in terms of the suffering that these families were going through at the time but also it was as though they were actually promoting the deaths. The current coronial inquest into the three teenagers' deaths has put the spotlight on the media's role in reporting suicides. Suicide is particularly problematic and one of the concerns that we in the sector have is that other people, vut of that reporting, go on to take their own lives, so I think there are was of talking about suicide that minimise the likelihood that others will, in turn, take their own lives.In the past, the media's approach to reporting suicide has been to minimise coverage and limit discussion but these days social media is filling teenagers' worlds with talk and images of self-harm and suicide. They are talking to their friends on Facebook and often the news will spread through Facebook not through printed media so I think it's important that group is included in the conversation about how we monitor, regulate, discuss, convey these views because if we're excluding social media then we're excluding what all young people use. We've got to take account of social media and the role of that media in these people's lives. Journalists will cover these stories. For instance, a suicide cluster in a commune like Geelong, that was a massive story and it was going to be covered. The news values determined that. They preordained that it would have massive coverage. So we've got to come, I think, with a way of instructing journalists or encouraging journalists to formulate patterns of behaviour that are going to work in this new environment.Aside from the role of the media, health professionals are worried that today's teenagers aren't learning resilience and can't appreciate the pain their suicide might cause to others. When I've worked with the young people in the past who have talked about suicide, the thing that commonly stops them from doing that is the impact on their family and friends. They don't really thing about what their future might look like because they don't see a future and I think being clear that there is an impact and there is often a devastating, long-lasting impact on families and friends and I think that needs to be clearly articulated. I think we need to talk about suicide. I think we need to talk about it in a different method than we have in the past. We've got to convey the message that those who are thinking of ending their lives leave those they love behind to grieve for the rest of their lives. All the Janssens have left now are memories of a daughter gone too soon. They feel there needs to be public discussion about teen suicide, anything that might prevent another family experiencing their loss. Just to be careful and just to watch them if you think that they're struggling. Just talk to them. Do whatever you can because it just can happen so quickly, you know. It's just crazy. Just hug them tight. It's not the way to go for anybody, it's not the way to go. It's not good. Cameron Best reporting and if you need immediate assistance or support, please contact Lifeline on 131114 or the Kids' Helpline on 1800551800. A Victorian country town is the unlikely scene of a battle between titans of international industry. The struggle for control of a relatively small dairy manufacturer in Warrnambool is making the Australian dairy industry nervous about where the sector's heading. Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has been quietly churning out dairy products for more than 100 years and it's now a takeover target for the giants of global dairy and the who's who of the local industry as well. Greg Hoy reports. You'll find it at the end of the Great Ocean Road, a land of milk and money and Warrnambool Cheese and Butter factory has lived off it fat of this land since 1888. Has a very proud history. We take into the plants up towards a billion litres of raw milk from over 600 farms in the region.Churning rivers of milk into cold, hard cash. Making everything from cheeses and butter to high-tech milk extracts. Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Co has become the nation's second-largest dairy exporter. This has mate it a red-hot takeover target, particularly as the market booms in response to growing Asian demand. The big demand, though, is coming really from China. They've gone from nothing to the world's biggest dairy importer. That import appetite will double yet again. Australia should be positioned to profit from this growing trade. It's similar to what the mining boom's just gone through. They're calling it the dining boom. We should be the ones preparing ourselves and getting organised just like those major multinationals are. They're smart. We need to be as smart. The close contest for control of Australia's oldest surviving dairy processor is now between this nation's largest dare farming cooperative, Murray Goulburn, the former cooperative and now small company, Bega cheese, but both are dwarfed by the hungry giants of the industry, New Zealand's Fontera, Japan's Lion and Canada's S aputo. The Warrnambool board has recommended its shareholders accept the latest offer by Canadiangyne Saputo though this would almost double the company's value, it has sent a tremor across Victorian dairy farms and beyond. The future ownership of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter is a critically important issue, really unfolding in our region for the whole Australian dairy industry.Roma and her family have worked the green pastures of WoolsThorpe near Warrnambool for two decades. They say it will be a tragedy if Australia loses control of another major dairy processor. Because it's symbolic at the moment of the tipping point of control out of farmer-owned and farmer-influenced into multinationals who don't have as great an investment in farming and in the future and direction of the Australian farming community like in the dairy industry.Concern at the prospect of the country's 4th-largest dairy company falling into foreign hands triggered this recent turn-out of dairy farmers in Warrnambool. The minute we say yes to Saputo, that's like a white flag and saying, "We're surrendering. We don't care about our future. We don't care about the assets that we strive for. Our industry's for sale." Very passionate about the Australian dairy industry and I would like it to stay local.What worries the most is shrinking. 10 years ago, Australia and New Zealand each produced 11 billion litres of milk a year. Since then, New Zealand, led by its farmer cooperative, Fontera, has expanded into Australia and doubled production to 20 billion litres. The Australian industry meantime has fragmented and shrunk by a quarter. We need one big co-op. Our opposition is New Zealand. They're here, they play hard and we have to fight against them. This, they say, would require an Australian bidder taking over Warrnambool Cheese and Butter so it can take on the global giants. Australia's biggest dairy exporter and farmer cooperative, Murray Goulburn, has matched the Canadians' bid and claims dairy farmers need their own all-Australian champion. There are too many processors in this country. They are subscale. Being a dairy cooperative owned by farmers, our ethos is our central theme, to maximise milk price, so basically we distribute all the profit back to the farmer/owner through milk price. The big handicap for Murray Goulburn, however, is last time it suggested merging with Warrnambool, the ACCC said it wouldn't allow it as this might cut competition for dairy farmers' milk in the district and possibly the price they are paid. I think the ACCC have got it wrong so my message to Government is back off out of the way on this one and support us so we've got a good environment around us to be globally competitive.This time around, Murray Goulburn will challenge the ACCC in a direct approach to the higher Australian competition tribunal. If Saputo from Canada take over t will be a foreign-owned small-scale business that is there for the benefit of the financial shareholders of Saputo back in Canada. They'll be looking at minimising milk prices to maximise their own profit. The Canadians, however, have succeeded in wooing some local dairy farmers, many of whom, like John McConnell, are also shareholders in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter. I heard saputo, he sounded exciting, he had a vision for the future and he's got me very tempted. Saputo has also won the new Federal Government's blessing, along with that of the Warrnambool board. As an Australian, though, are you concerned that the level of Australian ownership in the dairy industry is shrinking? If we have a foreign investor here who is prepared to invest in our infrastructure and expand our infrastructure at a greater rate than we can on our own, with our own resources, then I think that's a positive thing for shareholders and I think it's a positive thing for the industry at large.The competition tribunal's decision on Murray Goulburn's bid will take a minimum of three months. Warrnambool directors have recommended shareholders don't wait and accept the Canadians' offer while it's still on the table. If they do, another slice of a growing Australian industry will float off into foreign ownership.It's all about food security and we in Australia are not thinking about the vision for Australian agriculture and getting our best position ready.Greg Hoy reporting. Well, Australia and England resumed one of the world's great sporting rivalries today with the Ashes getting under way in Brisbane. England had Australia on the ropes early but a fightback late in the day saw the home side scramble back into the game. For an assessment of the first day's play and what it may mean for the series, I was joined a short time ago by ABC cricket commentator, Jim Maxwell. Jim Maxwell, the first day of the first Test often sets the tone for the series. What can we draw from today's play? That Australia's top-order batting has not improved from the last Ashes series that & that unless it does fairly soon, England are going to be dominant in this series. Yes, it's only one innings and we have to see how well England bats when they set themselves off against the Australian bowlers but a very disappointing day for Australia's batsmen. Face was saved by Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson with that century partnership.Given that the performance of the batting line-up has been very well remarked upon, why hasn't that been sufficiently addressed? Because there aren't the players on the periphery to take the place of those that have been performinging for a while and there's a lot of faith clearly been shown in those six players that have been picked for this game out unfortunately
of the Ashes series but unfortunately today maybe it was just one day, it didn't happen for them and certainly not for Michael Clarke. That was the most disturbing dismissal of the day. Stuart Broad has dismissed him six times in his last eight Test innings and he just seemed to be clueless against that short ball, suggesting that his back is giving him some discomfort, particularly at the start of his innings, and at the moment Broad has the captain's number and if the captain's not scoring runs, the top order's normally not making enough.Are there any signsathise complacency or hubris creeping in on the English side given they're now coming off three successive Ashes victories? I don't think so. I think they're very composed, confident, well led, well managed outfit. They bowl with a lot today. That's what we're used to seeing from the England team. As someone said, it's better probably to be a bit der and win than be attacking and lose and at the moment Australia just struggling to come up with the quality of cricket they need to put
themselves in a position where they might win. England know how to win and they've started the series in pretty emphatic fashion today.So what does Australia need to do to them regroup from here? They need a bit more wiggle in the tail if that's possible with Haddin still there on 78 and they need an extraordinary bowling performance really. It's the new ball that does the business here at the Gabba. If you can get success with the new ball, you're a chance of restricting the innings so that's where the watch will be on the second day. Can Mitchell Johnson follow up his outstanding batting with the strike bowling that we've seen before? And with Ryan Harris and Siddle to support around Nathan Lion, maybe they're a chance of keeping themselves in the game but that's the question mark that lingers over the second day's play. How do you rate the relative strengths of the two captains, Michael Clarke and Alistair Cook? I think tactically, Michael Clarke is very imaginative and he 's one or two overs head of the game against most of his opponents. A bit more formue laic with Cook and he works to a plan and he's got the bowlers to support that plan. Plan sb, the interesting part for both captains. Not sure whether political liked to defend at all whereas Alistair Cook can retreat and under some pressure, if Australia can apply it, he might be foundment ing for his tactics in the field but Australia have got to be able to do that and they couldn't with their top-order batting today. Cook, I think, is developing into a very fine leader and the main thing is he has the confidence of a team that know house to win a game. Michael Clarke's team haven't won a Test match for almost a year. Is Michael Clarke's captaincy under any pressure, given that? I think the main thing that under pressure is his batting and the more you look at him the more you wonder how debilitating this back condition is and how it may, at some point, curtail his outstanding career. If the captain's not making rounds and the team's not going well, there's all sorts of pressures being brought to bear. This is early days so, as I say, let's not be too swift in our judgment, but Clarke needs to have the confidence of some runs behind him and the hope that his bowlers can follow up outstandingly but he's got lot of work ahead of him to try and turn things around even after the first day of the series.Jim Maxwell, enjoy the co ming play in the next few days. Thank you very much for making time to speak to us. It's a pleasure, Leigh. That's the program for tonight. Tomorrow night you'll have your State editions of 7:30 and I'm back on Monday. Goodnight.

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