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sna This Program is Captioned Live by CSI AustraliaToday - going nowhere. Hundreds of asylum seekers refused to leave a train just outside the Hungarian capital. Also ahead - fears a bill stripping citizenship of dual nationals involved in terrorism could breach the constitution. The lawyer for a man accused of killing Queensland teen Jayde Kendall says he's confident of defending the charges.And on 'Grandstand' Jarryd Hayne further presses his claims for an NFL stop with the 49ers. And the Cats confirm they will part ways with legend Steve Johnson.Good evening. I'm Kirsten Aiken. A tense stand off between police and asylum seekers on a train west of the hundred - Hungarian capital is entering its second day. We can show you some live pictures where it's believed some people are refusing to leave the train. On Thursday police let the asylum seekers board the train in Budapest but tried to force them off at a refugee camp outside the capital. The Hungarian PM is rejecting calls for all countries to take in a share of the migrants saying Europeans are becoming a minority on their own continent. The pressure to find a solution is growing after tragic pictures emerged yesterday of a child who drowned while trying to reach Philip
Greece.Our Europe correspondent Philip William reports and a warning, his story contains confronting images.It was the image that shocked and galvanised. Aylan Kurdi, his 5-year-old brother and mother drowned. Their father survived. of
He had to identify the bodies of his whole family. TRANSLATION: My children were the most beautiful in the world. Is there anybody for whom their child is not the most precious thing? They woke What
me every day to play with me. What is more beautiful than this? Everything is gone.Now he will take their bodies back to Syria for burial, the very place they'd fled in fear of their lives.In the hundred grairn capital Budapest, two days a stand off appeared to end as the police blockade of the train station disappeared. Desperate migrants fought to get onto a train they hoped was heading for Germany.Too many people in the train. Children and girls, a lot of family.After 3 hours of delay, they were finally on the move but not where they expected. After 40 minutes the train stopped, police were on the platform insisting they leave the train for a processing camp.The tension was too much. These distressing scenes enrage eded them even more. Adding to a sense of betrayal. We are not animal. We are not criminal. We have right to cross this border. We are going to Germany.But they were going nowhere. A stand off as they refuse to leave the train .At a meeting with other EU Orban
leaders, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said he didn't want a large number of Muslims in his Germans for
country and he blamed the Germans for the crisis.All of them would like to go to Germany. Our job is only to register them. Germany!Agreement and answers remain in short supply.Mi months Mouzourakis says a common European approach is needed to deal with the escalating crisis.On one hand one might have to take into account the fact that let's say larger western European countries have taken a different position as to where asylum seekers should remain and the recent positions taken for
by Germany, in that respect, for instance, seem to change this game in some respects. Now the main difficulty with - from the countries that receive the main number of arrivals and have a great difficulty in coping, is that they are becoming increasingly countries of transit as people have no intention of staying there. So keeping them on the territories is an increasingly difficult endeavour. At the same time it should be said that these countries have the same obligations as other States to be able to guarantee people stay
adequate conditions if they stay on the territory. And these obligations are not complied with currently in either Greece or Hungary and this has a direct correlation with the fact that these countries are not attractive destinations. So in that sense, we are recording a situation where these States are not preferred by refugees and are countries
not chosen as destination countries but that, at the same time, gives little incentive to properly address the sufficiencies of their systems. The immediate needs must be addressed in terms of the needs of the refugees arriving. In what
terms of what is needed and what is sort of positively pushed for by some member States is a common European approach that would have all member States engaged in tackling the asylum problem and taking an active part in its resolution. So in that sense any measure taken at a new level would have to engage all countries rather than let's say four or five member States which receive the bulk of applicants or two countries remaining the main transit points in that sense.The Australian PM argues Europe's refugee crisis reinforces the importance of his stop the boats policy. It follows a US newspaper's attack on Australia's approach to border protection. From Canberra James Glenday reports.Chaotic scenes like this on the edges of the EU have put international a - attention on the way Australia tackles the people smuggling trade.Thank God we've stopped it because when you stop the trade you stop the deaths.While examining an exhibition dedicated to a century-old conflict that split Europe in two, the PM declared the continent's current asylum seeker influx justifies Australia's tough border protection policies.A lot of people, right around the world, are looking at what we've done and said well, if Australia can stop the people smuggling trade, perhaps we can learn from them.But some observers don't like what they see. In a scathing 'New York Times' editorial titled Australia's Brutal Treatment of Migrants, the major US newspaper attacked what it called the PM's in humane policies and declared it would be un conscionable for European officials to adopt them. Stopping the boats is a bipartisan objective but few politicians miss an opportunity to make things personal.What we've got at the moment is a PM who is only offering the world gratuitous 3-world slogans which in Europe are treated as a joke.For now the Government's focused on trying to tackle the flow of refugees at its source. Next week it's likely to authorise air strikes against Islamic State targets inside Syria and today it was given the green light to impose tougher laws on those drawn to the Middle East conflict.As many as 60 dual nationals fighting with terrorist groups in the region could be stripped of their Australian citizenship if the recommendations of Parliament's bipartisan intelligence committee are passed in the next likely to be near
fortnight.Mustapha Farag is the
likely to be near the top of the list.If you repudiate your allegiance to Australia and you are a dual national, you will lose your citizenship.The laws will be retrospective so convicted terrorists like Abdul Nacer Benbrika and Mohamed Ali Elomar who were jailed in Australia almost a decade ago, could now be deported as soon as they're released. Constitutional lawyers predict the contentious legislation will be tested in the High Court.I don't think there's any certainty ever in the constitutional area.But on this issue the Government feels it's winning and the court of public Palestinian.Still to come - a man undergoes surgery after another shark aTan tack on the NSW north coast. Plus a glimpse into the future, the robot in charge of dispensing medicine at a Queensland hospital.And Lleyton Hewitt's last US Open campaign is over after a tough 5-set loss to Bernard Tomic.The man accused of murdering Queensland schoolgirl Jayde Kendall will apply within a fortnight to be released from jail. Brendan Ben ets spent his 19th birthday behind bars, a situation his lawyer says is weighing heavily on his parents . Meanwhile the family of his alleged victim, bury
Jayde Kendall, is preparing to bury the teenager.Their son didn't appear in court, but Brendan Bennetts' parents attended anyway. His lawyer said the couple is struggling to accept their son's predictment.Obviously in the circumstances they're very, very low. To me they're losing weight already before my eyes and it's only been a couple of weeks.Bennetts remains in the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre where he spent his 19th birthday on Monday.He's in dust - custody and he's, unfortunately, learning at a very young age what a prison cell feels like.Bennetts is charged with murdering his friend, Jayde Kendall, who disappeared from Gatton south-west of Brisbane on August 14. He was the last person to see her alive when he picked her up from school. Police want more time to check his hatchback.They've to
basically made an application to the court to carry out a further forensic analysis of that car to see whether or not might
there's some evidence that might assist in their inquiries.A farmer found Jayde's body in a paddock two weeks after she went missing. Brendan Bennetts' case is due to be mentioned again in the Ipswich Magistrates Court later this month. In the meantime, his lawyer is preparing a bail application to be lodged in the Supreme Court. Jayde's family is waiting for her body to be released so they can lay her to rest. On Facebook, her father Bruce Morrissey wrote "While he can't give a firm time or day would post
for for his tunial just yet, he would post the details on the Justice for Jayde page as soon as he could.".Two bodies have washed up on a beach north of Newcastle in NSW. They're believed to be the crew nebs of a missing yacht. Our reporter Jackson Vernon joins us from Birubi Beach. Jackson, what can you tell us about the situation?Well, Kirsten, the bodies of the two men were washed up on the beach behind me late this afternoon. Now I'm not sure if you're able to see but there have been a number of bright lights flashing on the beach, about 500 metres down the beach. Now we suspect that's where the crime scene has been established because there has been a fair deal of activity in that vicinity. Now what the ABC has been told is that the men, the two men were onboard a small yacht that left from an area north of Sydney yesterday but they failed to a - arrive in Port Stephens, where I am right now. A search operation got under way about lunchtime this afternoon and the bodies of the men were found about a kilometre apart from each other along with a dinghy but the yacht hasn't been found yet.Is there any indication of what happened or what went wrong?No, not at the moment, Kirsten. We understand that the men hadn't been in contact for some time with people on the shore. But at the moment, you know, details about whether it was a problem with the yacht or the weather or anything like that is still unknown. The details are still sketchy. Where the bodies have been found is an area which is quite secluded. You have to basically be able to get there by a 4-wheel drive so we don't know things like who these men are or their ages or anything like that. But we do know that there are a number of agencies involved with this search including the marine rescue, the police boat as well as the rescue helicopter.Jackson Vernon, thanks for the update. Prosecutors have finished delivering their evidence at the trial of Sydney man Robert Xie who is accused of brutally murdering 5 members of his extended family in 2009.Xie's defence team chose not to put a case forward and told the court it relied upon the evidence in the Crown case. Court report ir er Karl Hoerr has more. This trial started way back in February and today on the 140th day, the prosecution announced it had completed calling evidence. It was then over to the defence which did not call a case. Seen - senior counsel Graham Turnbull said the accused relied upon the evidence in the Crown case so Xie himself did not take to the witness stand. Prosecutors allege this was a crime of bitterness and hatred, that Xie suffered a loss of face because he believed his inlaws favoured his wife's brother and his family. They allege that Xie's wife, Cathy Lin, was sedated on the night of the murders and therefore could not vouch for the whereabouts of her husband. However, when she was asked about this in her evidence, Ms Lin said that she felt normal that night. The prosecution will also rely on DNA evidence from a sample taken at the home of Robert Xie, specifically from the garage floor as well as evidence from a former cellmate of Xie, who gave evidence about conversations they had in custody. Both the Crown and the defence will start delivering their closing addresses to the jury after the jury returns from a week's break.There's been another shark attack on the mid north coast of NSW. A 65-year-old man is tonight in hospital with leg injuries after being attacked on a surf ski at a beach north of Foster. Kathryn Stolarchuk reports.Shortly before midday, David Quinlivan was attacked by a shark at Blackhead Beach just north of Foster. The 65-year-old is a member of the local surf club.One of our members, actually, who was out attacked
paddling on his ski has been attacked by a shark. Don't know the size, don't know the type of shark.The shark attacked his ankle, pulling him into the water before he climbed back on the surf ski and paddled to shore. He managed to alert bystanders who helped him out of the water.The lower left leg, he has some lacerations, just below the calf.Paramedics treated Mr Quinlivan at the scene before he was airlifted to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. It's the 13th shark coastline
attack on the State os coastline in 2015. In the past year, 2 attacks were fatal. One at buy ran Bay's Clarke's Beach, the other at Shelley Beach, Ballina. A body boarder was mauled by a great white at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach and another seriously injured to the south at Evans Head. Last month another body bords was bitten by a shark near Port Macquarie. This latest incident happened just Mor of Foster. Last week the first great white sharks were tagged as part of the Government's monitoring measures to protect north coast communities following the spate of recent attacks. The Premier says it's clear that more needs to be done.These attacks are unprecedented, they're extraordinary and they are going to require sort of action.Blackhead Beach will be closed for 24 hours and neighbouring beaches are being assessed.The son of former Victorian premier Dennis Napthine has announced he wants to run for the seat being vacated by his father. Tom preselection
Napthine will seek Liberal preselection for south-west coast in a by-election to be held later this year. The was
24-year-old Warrnambool teacher was a regular fixture on the campaign trail with his father during last November's State election.Four Liberal candidates have put their hand up for the safe seat so far, including Warrnambool mayor Michael Neo. A coronial inquest into the 1969 disappearance of Tasmanian woman Lucille Butterworth, has heard claims handled
the case was appallingly handled from the start. The 20-year-old was last seen her
waiting for a bus in Hobart on her way to a charity function. Former detective Senior Constable Frank Webster's stress was ef tabl on the stand as he spoke of his inabout to convince his senior officers Lucille Butterworth hadn't shot through. The 20-year-old August
part-time model vanished in August 1969. Mr Webb was assigned to the case in the days after saying despite all evidence to the contrary, Lucille Butterworth was treated as a missing person.It was just the fact it was hamstrung at the early stages.A report he wrote in 1970 was read to the court. In it he said, "I find no evidence to suggest this girl would run away on impulse. On the contrary, it would appear this girl was very fond of and attached to her family." He said he and other detectives were raring to go to find Lucille Butterworth but the attitude of senior officers was don't waste your time. Unfortunately there was a bit of an attitude from some of the senior officers that this girl has shot through with a fellow and she will be back in 3 or 4 days. He said that the then CIB boss, Detective Superintendent Tom Stuart thought the 20-year-old was flighty. Former detective Webb told her detectives would sit at the bus stop around the time of day Lucille Butterworth disappeared taking notes of cars and number plates and interviewing passersby. He said the investigation was "Appallingly mishandled in its early stages with no direction or leadership until it was too late."The former officer said he was unaware of Geoffrey Hunt until he was arrested 7 years later for the murder of Susan Knight. Hunt has been named as the main person of interest in the inquest. Jim Butterworth finished his evidence with an emotional message to his sister.We need to know that we tried our hardest. With all the strength in our bodies to find you, and bring you home, and we will never give up until someone has been brought to justice. But you will be with us always in our hearts and souls and your memory will last forever. You will always remain beautiful and forever young. The Indonesian President has expressed sympathy to the families of those killed after a wooden boat capsize ed off the coast of western Malaysia. drowned,
At least 14 migrant workers drowned, more than 40 are still missing. Malaysian health officials prepared for those rescued to be brought ashore but so far fewer than 20 people have been found alive.Authorities believe the Indonesians were heading home to Su mat ra when the boat went down.Malaysia's maritime agency says it will continue its air and sea rescue mission but hopes are fading for more survivors.French officials have confirmed a wing piece found on an island in the Indian Ocean is part of the Airlines
wreckage of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The part known as a flaperon was found on the shore of the French governed island of Reunion in July. Many lazian officials had already declared it was from MH-370 but French authorities were waiting for a technical analysis before confirming it. 239 people were onboard the plane when it disappeared last year but the cause of the tragedy remains a mystery.One of Thailand's most loved statues has been restored to following
public view in Bangkok following last month's deadly performed
bomb attack . Royal priests performed a wellness and prosperity ceremony in front of the four-faced Brahma statue in front of the Erawan Shrine. 20 people were killed, another 130 were injured in the explosion. No group has claimed but
responsibility for the attack but two people have been arrested. Investigations are continuing.In the US gay marriage supporters have welcomed a decision to jail a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples. Kim Davis was sent to prison for refusing to abide by a Supreme Court order legalising same-sex marriage. In court, she defended herself saying she felt God's moral law conflicted with her job duties. The judge said she left him with no alternative but to jail her.He said that he had respect for her religion, he respected her opinion but it's the law but he wasn't going to give her a fine because she would just get out of it and continue to do what she's doing. So he's going to let her sit there until she decides to do marriage licences.I do believe that religious freedom has suffered a major blow today.A major blow.Hundreds of marriage equality supporters cheered as Ms Davis was taken away into custody.To finance and the Australian dollar is sitting firmly below 70 US cents tonight having hit a new 6.5-year low at 69.6 this afternoon.Here's Alan Kohler. The dollar fell below 70 US cents midday. It's been going up since then but hadn't really looked like breaking back above the 70 mark. Now a couple of things to note about the currency. First this is back to normal. 69 is perhaps towards the bottom end of the range but two years of parity between 2011 and 2013 were not normal. And nor were two years of under 60 between 2000 and 2002. The devaluation after the Asian crisis of 1997 was 40%. This one, following what you might call the China crisis, is 33% so far. And as the graph shows when the markets go off the Aussie they really go off it. 60 cents could easily be breached this time. Second, the iron ore price has rallied lately along with most commodities but the foreign exchange market doesn't believe it. The Australian dollar has kept falling anyway. Even though it usually but not always follows iron ore.The local share market managed a bit of a rise today thanks mainly to BHP following the iron ore price up. Banks were mixed and other significant rises included Telstra and Woolworths. Iron ore were down today, of course, along with coal and gold. While copper and oil rose and the sugar price jumped 6%.Finally there were big games on European markets last night after the President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, opened the door to more money printing, otherwise known as quantitative easing because the inflation rate in Europe is down to 0.1%, hovering on the brink of the dreaded deflation. Wall Street was more or less steady and the Japanese market fell a bit. A robot is now dispensing It's to
drugs at a Gold Coast hospital. It's to free up pharmacists and reduce human error. It's name is Max and its revolutionising robot
how drugs are dispensed.The robot has been installed at the Robina Hospital, Brisbane's Princess Alexandra is the only other Queensland facility with the robotic system.Max is one of the most highly used robots across the world in Europe and the UK and is well known for its incredible reliability.The robot can store and retrieve up to 40,000 items and deliver them direct to a pharmacist. Costing more than $500,000, the robot does the mundane work of to spend
chemists.Prior to this, we had to spend a lot of time down here in the dispensary basically doing paperwork and producing labels and so we get released of a lot of that work and provide direct patient care.The Health Minister says the German-made machine hasn't cost anyone their job. Pharmacists will now spend more time in the wards.This is a technology that can help reduce errors and improve patient safety.With the robot now operating at the Robina Hospital, it's the Gold Coast University hospital that will be next. The Health Minister says the long-term plan is to roll the technology out across the State.Max is playing an important role but man will continue to monitor the machine.Time now for the weather. Here's Graham Creed.We've got a bit of cloud sitting through the east and the south-west of the continent at the moment. Now we are going to see some showers in association with it. But the as
area more likely to see showers as we move into Saturday is actually the south-west land division of WA. Now this is as a cold front moves through. We're looking at generally light falls in association with that, though, and through the eastern areas we've got a high pressure system. So for much of the continent we've got clear, dry and sunny forecast for Saturday but as that high edges further east it's going to moving into
combine with this weak front moving into the Tasman to bring an increase in shower activity along the coast of NSW. Now the more likely showers during the day are going to be north of the Hunter through to the southeastern coast of Queensland. Now these showers are going to be relatively falls
light. Probably the best of the falls are only up to about 10 mm. But then as we move into the evening, though, showers start to extend a bit further south through NSW along the coastal fringe but again these falls are are expected to remain fairly light and patchy and possibly a shower or two up around the north east of Queensland. You will also see a bit of rainfall of activity through the west and south of Tasmania. That will clear to the east coast during the day. For Hobart though, just a few isolated showers in the morning, the afternoon should be clear. Now we've got showers continuing along the south of WA, even the chance of an isolated thunderstorm, a little bit of small pea-size hail in association with that.

If we see showers they will be more likely about the coastal fringe but as the winds start to freshen more on the coast of NSW, showers becoming a bit more likely but again very light and patchy, probably more just overcast across much of the east of the State. The frontal system will move through SA, introducing some late showers into the west of Victoria. They could reach Melbourne as we move in towards Sunday evening. Our top stories this hour - the Opposition says it's worried the government's proposed citizenship laws may breach the constitution. The bill would strip citizenship from dual nationals involved in terrorism and today's parliament's intelligent committee recommended the law could be applied retrospect legislation could be
ively. Labor believes the legislation could be struck down by the High Court. A tense stand off between police and asylum seekers on a train west of the Hungarian capital has entered its second day. People are refusing to leave fearing they will be forced into a local refugee camp.The UN has another
urged western Europe to accept another 200,000 migrants as part of a mass relocation program.There's been another shark attack on the NSW north coast. A 65-year-old man suffered lacerations to the bone on one of his legs. He was paddling a surf ski at Blackbeach north of Foster when he was attacked. He has undergone surgery.And the lawyer for the man accused of murdering Queensland teenager Jayde Kendall says he's confident of defending the charge. 19-year-old Brendan Bennetts is accused of killing the 16-year-old. Her body was found almost a fortnight after she disappeared. Bennetts will apply for bail soon. His lawyer says he will plead not guilty. Now time for the day's sport with Mark Douglass and Grandstand.This evening, Jarryd Hayne moves another step closer to his NFL dream. In his final preseason game for the 49ers, Hayne impressed again in an extended stint on the field. That tells you all you need to know about Jarryd Hayne.I think that's probably my most complete performance with everything that we've been coached up to do.I'm Mark dub - Douglass and this is Grandstand. Thanks for your company. Jarryd Hayne is closing in on his dream of playing in the rugby
NFL. The 27-year-old former rugby league star produced another strong trial performance for the 49ers today adding more highlights to his already impressive show reel. North America correspondent Michael Vincent reports.Jarryd Hayne brought a little bit of NRL spice to his final NFL preseason match.Here's Hayne looking for more and applying the hit at the end of that play.I think that's probably my most complete performance with everything that we've been coached up to do.The 27-year-old's dream of playing NFL on contract got closer every one of his plays making solid gains.Jarryd Hayne, who has had some incredible moments in the preseason.Yeah, he's impressive.Is it in your mind clear-cut who your return be
specialist is?Everything will be clear-cut right after the weekend.I guess the future's know
always exciting when you don't know what's going to already
happen.The Australian has already left a lasting impression on his hosts.I wouldn't want to deal with him, that's for sure.I will tell you that I think Jarryd's a tough guy.He's certainly a favourite of fans. In the 49ers tailgate party prematch.He likes to hit, he likes to run.What do you think of the young Australian Jarryd Hayne.Oh my gosh, he's fabulous.Returning kicks, returning punts, and even his run from the line of scrummage, I mean you've got to keep him.And in the Stans here will
already wearing his number.He will be running the ball.The Australian, however, is typically humble saying he still has a lot to learn.It's been a great experience, you know, I wouldn't have changed it for the world and everything's been above and beyond anything I could have ever expected.36 hours time, Jarryd Hayne will find out if his dream is still alive. That's when the 53-man roster, the final roster for the 49ers will be released.Lleyton Hewitt's last US Open campaign is over after he lost an epic all-Australian match against Bernard Tomic. Sam Stosur easily moved into the third round but it was much harder work for Tomic who pushed Hewitt to 5 sets.A fond farewell to Flushing Meadows for a former champion.I left it all out there again.A lot of people think he's a great legend, not just myself. What a privilege it was today for me.Bernard Tomic had the better of his Davis Cup team-mate during the first two sets.But the 24th seed was well aware of what Hewitt was capable of.Kept thinking about watching his matches in the past and how he got out of them.With support from son Cruz and the rest of the Hewitt clan, the 2001 winner dug deep for one more trademark fightback and was headed for victory until Tomic saved 2 match points and took the 5th set 7-5.Eventually somehow he's done Lleyton Hewitt at the US Open.? One way I thought he won the match. It's very emotional for us.He's moving in the right direction and I've really tried, the last couple way
of years I've gone out of my way to try to help him out a lot.Tomic will play the Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the third round. 2011 champion Sam Stosur demolished Russian Evgeny ro dean - Rodina and gave a serve to organisers who failed to give her a courtesy car to a practice session the previous day.You've got to be able provide transport to players when they need it .She had Serena Williams in her sights. Shnchts she kicked me off my practice court yesterday as well..Even Stosur acquired a new surname in her first round match.Essendon champion Dustin Fletcher has finally called time on his 400-game AFL career. The 40-year-old failed to prove his fitness for the match
Bombers' final home and away match against Collingwood on Sunday. It's a different story for Geelong veteran Steve Johnson who wants to keep playing elsewhere after the Cats told him he was no longer required.Dustin Fletcher has always been prepared to let his football do the talking.So it seemed fitting that confirmation of his retirement came from the caretaker coach.It's dis appoint ing we couldn't get him up. He did try during the weeks, over the last few weeks and it's disappointing he doesn't get to be the sub or something and just finish off for the club.Age and injury has got the better of Fletcher in the end. But he will always be remembered as a miserly defender, an expert reader of the play and a prodigious kick. He spent a remarkable 23 becoming
seasons with the Bombers, becoming just the third player to reach the 400-game premierships
milestone. He finishes with 2 premierships and 2 best and fairests.His positioning on his direct opponent I think is the best I've ever seen. He can play in front 20 metres and still be able to get back and spoil.Geelong is also preparing to farewell one of its favourite sons.You cannot do that. That is not on, Stevie J.Steve Johnson will play his Cats
253rd and final game for the Cats this weekend after being told by the club his time was up.There are very tough decisions that sometimes need to be made and emotional decisions but you've always got to be guided by what we as a group think is best for the footy club.Disappointing day though for you, Steve?Not really.Anything for the fans?A bit of respect, mate.While one door closes, another one is possibly about the open. Adelaide's Patrick Dangerfield is considered a near certainty to join the Cats at season's end meaning this could be the last time he uses the visitors entrance at Kardinia Park.Nick Holland the
joins me once again ahead of the last weekend of the home and away season. Nick, welcome.Thanks, Mark, it's good to be here. Interesting round coming up, isn't it, with almost like a Clayton's final round going ahead.It is and I'm not sure that it looks particularly good for the AFL. Let's start with this resting dilemma so far we've seen Fremantle given the option of resting players and seemingly earning the right. Now North is being allowed to rest players when it could move higher on that
the ladder. Is it something that you support or is it a poor look for the game?No, terrible look for the game, maverk. I can understand Fremantle, they're entrenched in top spot. Their game doesn't ladder
affect anyone at all on the ladder but let's set the scene for the bottom end of the ladder. Adelaide have been the in-form side of the competition. They won by 57 points against West Coast last week. So if they have a win against Geelong, that could potentially put them up into 5th place and a home final. They need, obviously, Richmond to lose to the Kangaroos. The Kangaroos have beaten Richmond the last 5 times they've played that
them. So a fair call to say that the Kangaroos, with a full side, would beat the Tigers in a final round. However, they've chosen to rest 9 players including Swallow and players just they're better players in that side. Nick Del Santo is going to rest as well. So 9 players will be out. Richmond will be playing basically the North Melbourne second side. Should come in for a win. That means that North Melbourne will then play Richmond the following week, get to stay in Melbourne. Adelaide don't get a home final. People who are Adelaide
worried about an ominous Adelaide side coming into the finals certainly make sure that Adelaide travel the first week and if, indeed, they win the second week of the finals.And during all of this debate yesterday the AFL admitted that it had made prognostications about who might win and who might not win, is that really the role of the governing body?Yeah, exactly. I mean the rule says that you must not do anything in that final round to manipulate your position on the ladder to get a better draw in decisions
the finals. Now, they made decisions saying this side will win and this side will lose so therefore North Melbourne will probably stay interempbled - entrenched in 8th spot. Even despite that, if North manipulating
Melbourne didn't move, they are manipulating their draw. They're making sure that they don't have to travel to Adelaide, they're making sure they stay in Melbourne and they're trying to make sure that they come up against the Tigers who they're very winner
confident that they will have a winner over in the first week of the finals.How do the Tigers approach this weekend? They've only got something to lose, haven't they?Yeah, it's almost like a trial game and they can go out there and attempt a few things, see how they would beat a fully strength North Melbourne side. But Damian Hardwicke will be concerned he won't want to show too much because he will have Brad Scott in the opposition coach's box there for North Melbourne looking at every move, scrutinising what they might want to try, the following week when they come up against North Melbourne in week one of the finals. And they will be onto it straight away. So all we can do is potentially go out hard, make sure the game's in the bag early on and almost start resting players for the following week, maybe run a couple of players into form really. That's all he can do and we look forward to week 1 of the finals.It's been a pretty average look for the AFL. Another average look is the Cats showing the door to Stevie Johnson. Is it fair you
enough to say that, you know, you need to move him on and find room for other players or has Stevie Johnson still got something to offer that club?Yeah, it's a really tough call, Mark, because he's been such a great player for that club. Great for the game as well. He's absolutely champion football player, exciting player to watch and his form's warranted another season. But Chris Scott has weighed up OK, what do we need. We actually need to look 5 years down the track. Steve Ji J won't be here in 5 years yet. Adelaide star Patty Dangerfield, who is a local Great Ocean Road boy from Moggs Creek. He's looking to potentially come home. Geelong's his preferred club so they need to make space with Kelly, Stokes, and Johnson moving on. That creates a lot of salary cap space to actually get Paddy Dangerfield to Geelong and so unfortunately Stevie Johnson has been a by-product of that and collateral damage. He will go on. He will play somewhere a
else. Western Bulldogs will be a good side for him. You know, they're on the cusp of being a premiership contender and certainly they will do well. He will get two to three seasons out of him and may take them to the next level.And just finally, let's talk a bit about the Eagles, they're looking to seal second spot on the ladder, a bit disappointing last weekend but you would expect them to hit back hard this weekend?They need to win. That's the other game of interest. Hawthorn are playing Carlton. They will win that game, you know , easily. If the Eagles lose, Hawthorn go into second spot and lose their home final. So the Eagles come up against the Saints. They didn't do very well last week. The Saints are an improved side this year however I think going over there, they really probably put the cue in the rack the last 3 weeks. They know their season is over. Expect the Eagles to win and to host the Hawks in the first week of the finals.A bit of a shame that it's not a lot to look forward to this weekend but at least the finals are around the corner.Yeah, we get a fit bunch of players and inform players ready for the finals. So let's look forward to next week.Thanks, Nick, talk to you soon.The Sydney Roosters can savor tonight's clash with the Rabbitohs confident they've already secured the NRL minor premiership for the third year in a row. Melbourne beat Brisbane to end the race for the minor premiership last night but the Storm hit after the game.Craig Bellamy's men stake their claim for a top 4 berth but the Storm coach has never been one to hide his feelings.We played 3 games in the last 10 days. I think 13 of the 16 teams have only played one game in that time.His players are drained on the eve of the finals.I can't believe we're here playing tonight, to be honest. But the NRL give us that draw and we've done our very best with it.Bellamy questioned whether the league is serious about player welfare.What's happened to these guys in the last two weeks, or last 10 days has been criminal.It didn't seem that evident at Lang Park. Melbourne's tireless defence had the Broncos wishing for a wider field. Brisbane's minor blow
premiership hopes suffered a blow before kick off. Ben Hunt's replacement, debutante Ashley Taylor lasted just 28 minutes before reeling out of a tackle with compound fick churs in two finger.That didn't help our situation with organisation with him gone as well. Kicking game we had no - we really struggled there.While the home side patched together a makeshift back line, Melbourne was clinical.The Broncos' big names pun ished their opponents and themselves in a bid to lift the team.That's hurt Boyd. He's rocks and rolling.Brisbane fought to finish the regular season on a high. The players didn't lose any fans at the ground.They never dropped their bundle. They kept at it. Soy was proud of them.The Broncos will host the Cowboys in their first final. Melbourne's opponent will be decided when the top 8 is finalised this weekend.I spoke to rm foer Sharks coach Stuart Raper earlier about the Storm's difficult schedule and last night's win.Well it is pretty tough on them. I'm sure the scheduling is something there's an issue for Melbourne and the NRL. It's a great time to have a gripe after you've won, always look like sour grapes when you do it after you lose. He has shown what a good coach is he is and smart coach. He's taken a bit of pressure off his team but he must have been happy at the way they performed last night. Their scrambling defence was strong. Some of their attacking work Blake
was a bit stop/start. I thought Blake Green struggled at times some of
to compliment Cooper Cronk but some of the things they did and Munster at the full-back, he's fitted in for Billy Slater so well. Chambers has been great out in the centres and they're coming into form at the right time . They've had a couple of hiccups this year, especially in the last 8 weeks or so and probably you wouldn't think they'd be a chance for top 4 but after last night's performance if they get a bit of luck over the weekend they could be going into the semifinals in 4th position.Are you surprised we've seen this turnaround from them? Only a couple of weeks ago they lost to the Knights who are coming last at the time.Not really. When you've got a great coach players
like Craig Bellamy, experienced players like Cronk and Smith, they understand the situation. They've been there before. They know how to handle these situations and that experience will go down to your junior players and your younger players. With that experience in their team and the confidence that they give their players in saying listen, boying, we don't have to worry, there's a lot more football to go, just shows what a good club they are.Any concerns for the Broncos at this point of the season? You know, no Ben Hunt seemed to
last night and they really seemed to miss that in the play making department?I mean it was probably a bit disjointed in the way they attacked but I don't think Wayne Bennett will be too concerned going into the play offs. They come up against a very good Melbourne side that scrambled well and they didn't get blown off the park either. It was still a very close game. Although it's a bit of a glitch and that is hard when someone like Ben Hunt who has played 1.5 years and hasn't missed a game, it's hard to come in to have someone replace you especially the young kid that came in.Still hurting from their Ashes defeat, Australia has beaten England by 59 runs in their one-day series opener in Southampton. An defeated 71 from wicket-keeper Matthew Wade lifted the Australian total beyond 300. The tourist fast bowlers ensured the run chase proved too much for England. They may have been humbled in the Test arena but the Australians are still the one-day world champions. David Warner and Joe Burns set out to remind England of their top billing. But the introduction of Adil Rasheed changed the momentum of the innings.The leg-spinner dismissed all of the Australian top 4 himself and suddenly it wasn't looking pretty for the tourists. There was another middle order collapse with Shane Watson left high and dry by Matthew Wade.I thought there's a run there obviously and there was not a run there. So I was disappointed but, you know, the only thing I really could do then was try and hang around and contribute.He made up for the error hitting 12 boundaries in an unbeaten 71 off just 50 balls. Wade and Mitch Marsh added 112 runs off the last 13 overs.England's response was quick with Jason Royce scoring 67. James Taylor made 49 and England were well placed. Wade and Glenn Maxwell didn't help the Australian Australia cause when they wasted the side's only review. Captain Steve Smith was clearly not happy with the pair.He hasn't said anything yet to me but I'm sure he would be a bit dirty because it wasn't out.Fortunately it didn't prove costly for the tourists. Watson took 2 crucial wickets while Coulter-Nile picked up 2 in 2 balls to secure the victory.Another one falls.The Australians lead the under
5-match series 1-0, game 2 gets under way on Saturday.The Socceroos players were able to put the croshlcy of the pay dispute with Football Federation Australia behind them to claim one of the most comprehensive results under coach Ange Postecoglou. Tom Rogic and Matthew Leckie starred as Australia recorded a 5-0 victory in the World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh in Perth.A sell out crowd, a pristine pitch and a resounding result, it was the perfect return to Perth for the Socceroos.European-based attackers Matthew Leckie and Tom Rogic continued their superb club form for their country. They put the result beyond doubt within the first 20 minutes.This looks ominous already for Bangladesh.The Socceroos players put their pay dispute with Football Federation Australia to one side to make it 2 wins to begin the first stage of qualifying.We will just concentrating on the football and that's what the boss was driving into us and I guess I think that's what most of the players' mind set was on. You know, we were really focused on this game and going out and a strong start and I think that's what we did.They will face a away
tougher proposition in their away clash against Tajikistan on Tuesday.It's another one of the challenges that qualifying through Asia throws up. It's a big trip but we have the best possible medical staff and fitness staff in place. We'll have us ready and prepared for whatever we face.The victory against Bangladesh sees Australia on top of group B after two games.And that's Grandstand for now. You can always catch up on the program on iView and Grandstand online. The top stories - the Opposition says it's worried the Government's proposed citizenship laws may breach the constitution. The bill would strip citizenship from dual nationals involved in terrorism and could be applied Rhett tro speckt - retrospectively.Aence tense asylum
stand off between police and asylum seekers on a train west of the Hungarian capital has entered its second day. People are refusing to leave fearing they will be forced into a local refugee camp.And there's been another shark attack on the NSW north coast. A 65-year-old man suffered lacerations to the bone on one of his legs at Black Beach Head north of foster.And we can bring you a development now on asylum
one of our lead stories. The asylum seeker crisis. The British PM has announced in the past 20 minutes on Twitter that the UK will accept thousands more Syrian refugees under existing schemes. David Cameron says HMS Enterprise and HMS bulwark remain in the Mediterranean where they've rescued more than 6,700 people. He tweeted Britain will act with its head and heart providing refuge for those in need while working on a long-term solution to the Syria crisis.Several other meetings are scheduled in Europe today to address the flow of asylum seekers. We will bring you updates throughout the evening. Well for decades, home ownership has been described as the great Australian dream. But first timers are increasingly finding that their ambitions are a mirage. Jeremy Fernandez captured some of the highs and los of house hounting with young buyers chasing a dream in a market that's in overdrive. Down to see the agent.Week after week...Just want to head on through, guys.After week, property hunters are hitting the road shoulder to shoulder with their rivals looking for a place to call home.You reach the threshold of pain yet?Mate, way over that.Meet Jeff and Marcy Triantafilo, home hunters in their late 20s. She's a sale engineer, she's a part-time law student and government clerk. Even with a 6-figure deposit they're struggling to find a house and first step into the Sydney market.We've been looking for about a year and our expectations keep changing because the prices keep going up.We've been saving for almost 1.5 years now and the median house price has gone up over 20%. So it's just - it's really frustrating.It's a Banerji
frustration Neil and Nila Banerji know too well. They've been looking at units around north immediate. Neal a is in HR and Neil is a hardware manager. Even for these newlyweds with double income and no kids.I'm have Victoria, if I compare it with Melbourne, this is like sky high prices. Similar price in Melbourne or in Victoria would get a huge, huge property.For Jess Addison and Phil Beattie, 6 months of house hunting has including letter box drops around Asquith appealing for an inside running on a sale but it's still a seller's market.We put in offers prior to auction and they'd
they don't accept the offer, they'd rather go to auction and then in fact the house may sell for less.With prices skyrocketing right across Sydney over the past year many buyers turning up at auctions like this are no longer scompeeds
surprised when the sale price scompeeds the reserve by quite often hundreds of thousands of dollars. But experts are warning this sort of growth is un sustainable and they're watching the weekend sales figures leading up to the crucial spring period very closely.I feel like giving up a lot of the time but no, we will find something. We just have to go out of the area where the trains run every half an hour and it might take us an extra half-hour to get to work. And might hardly be livable but we'll have to make it livable. Going to find out what the weather's doing tomorrow for people who are out house hunting, here's Graham Creed.A lot of sunshine across the country as we start off the weekend although there are two exceptions. One is the south-west of WA as a cold other
front starts to approach. The other is along parts of the coast of NSW and into southeastern Queensland. Now none of these areas really looking at the potential of significant rainfall. Having said that we did see some quite heavy falls around parts of Sydney through the early part of this morning so there's always that potential of localised heavier totals but in general most of the falls along the coast of NSW and generally north of Newcastle, through into the south-east of Queensland, less than about 5 mm, a couple of isolated falls approaching 10 and falls around 5 to 10 mm through the south-west of WA as this front moves through. We should start to see those showers clearing later in the day for Perth and the potential of an isolated thunderstorm about the south coast of the State as well. That could trigger some small pea-size hail but we're not expecting anything major with that. Through the south-east some high cloud increasing across SA. It should be mostly dry in Victoria. There will be a little bit of cloud on and south of the ranges and that could trigger morning drizzle. More likely about the south-west cape and also Wilson's Promontory. We've got a few showers about the west and south of Tasmania. They will shift through to the eastern parts of the State. As we move through the morning but by around lunchtime most of those showers should have cleared and a similar scenario, we're not looking at anything in the way of worthwhile falls with that.

We will see showers a bit more frequent along the coast of NSW on Sunday and into south-east Queensland. We will also see them become widespread through SA as that frontal system moves through. So Adelaide: Thanks, Graham. Thanks for your company this evening. We'll have more news in just a moment. Stay with us.

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with ABC News.Hundreds of asylum seekers are threatening to go on a hunger strike if Hungarian police don't let them continue their train ride to Germany. We can show you images from the town of Bicske with a sense stand-off is well into its second day. These people claimed they were tricked into taking a train to a refugee camp outside Budapest. It appears Hungarian authorities were trying to end the chaos at the capital's main international railway station.Once the asylum seekers realised what happened, they refused to leave the carriages, resulting in clashes with police last night. Hungarian MPs face a key vote border
later on, whether to tighten border controls as the asylum seeker crisis continues to escalate. The Hungarian PM is rejecting calls for all countries to take in a share of the migrants, saying Europeans are becoming a minority on their own continent. But the pressure to find a solution is growing and within the last half an hour the British PM David Cameron has announced plans to allow thousands more refugees from Syria into the UK. Our Europe correspondent Phillip Williams reports and a warning, his story contains confronting images.It was the image that shocked and galvanised, Aylan Kurdi, his five-year-old brother Galip and mother Rehan drowned. Their father Abdullah Kurdi survived and he had to identify the bodies of his whole family.TRANSLATION: My children were the most beautiful in the world. Is there anything for whom their child is not the most precious thing? They woke me every day to play with me. What is more beautiful than this? Everything is gone.Now, he will take their bodies back to Syria for burial, the very place they had fled in fear of their lives.In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, two days of stand-off appeared to end as the police blockade at the train station disappeared. Desperate migrants fought to get onto a train they hoped was heading for Germany.Too many and
people in the train. Children and girls, a lot of families. After three hours delay, they were finally on the move but not where they expected. After 40 minutes the train stopped, police were on the platform, insisting they leave the train for a processing camp.No camp, no camp. The tension was too much. These distressing scenes enraged them even more. Adding to a sense of betrayal.We are not animals. We are not criminals. We have rights to cross this border. We are going to Germany.But they were going nowhere. A stand-off as they refused to leave the train. At a meeting with other EU leaders, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said he didn't want a large number of Muslims in his country and he blamed the Germans for the crisis.All of them would like to go to Germany. Our job is only to register them. Agreement and answers remain in short supply. In the last hour, a funeral Syrian
has been held for those two Syrian boys and their mother who were killed trying to reach the Greek island of Kos. 3-year-old Aylan, his five-year-old brother Galip and mother Rehan were remembered in their Syrian home town of washed
Kobani. Aylan's body was found washed up on a Turkish beach earlier this week, an image which sent shockwaves around the world and was a stark reminder of just how desperate the asylum seeker crisis has become. The PM argues Europe's refugee crisis reinforces the importance of his stop the boats policy. It follows a US newspaper's attack on Australia's approach to border protection. From Canberra, here's James Glenday. Chaotic scenes like this on the edges of the EU have put international attention on the way Australia tackles the people smuggling trade.Thank God we have stopped it because when you stop the trade, you stop the deaths.While examining an exhibition dedicated to a century-old conflict that split Europe in two, the PM declared the continent's current asylum seeker influx justifies Australia's tough border protection policies.A lot of people right around the world are looking at what we have done and said if Australia can stop the people smuggling trade, perhaps we can learn from them.Some observers don't like what they see. In a scathing 'New York Times' editorial, titled "Australia's brutal treatment of migrants" the major US newspaper attacked what it called the PM's inhumane policies and declared it would be unconscionable for European officials to adopt them. Stopping the boats is a bipartisan objective but few politicians miss an opportunity to make things personal.What we have at the moment is a PM who is only offering the world gratuitous 3-word slogans which in Europe are treated as a focused
joke.For now the Government's focused on trying to tack yet the flow of refugees at its source. Next week it is likely to authorise air strikes against Islamic State targets given
inside Syria and today it was given the green light to impose tougher laws on those drawn to the Middle East conflict. As fighting
many as 60 dual nationals fighting with terrorist groups in the region could be stripped of their Australian citizenship if the recommendations of parliament's bipartisan intelligence committee are passed in the next fortnight.Mostafa Farag, a senior member of the group Jabhat al-Nusra in Syria is likely to be near the top of the list.If you repudiate your allegiance to Australia and you lose
are a dual national, you will lose your citizenship.The laws will be retrospective to Nacer
convicted terrorists like Abdul Nacer Benbrika and Mohamed Ali Elomar, who were jailed in Australia almost a decade ago, could now be deported as soon as they are lawyers
released.Constitutional lawyers predict the contentious legislation will be tested in the High Court.I don't think there is any certainty ever in the constitutional area.But on this issue, the Government feels it is winning and the court of public opinion. Still to come - a former AFL star to spend more time behind bars in the NT. Police - one of Thailand's most loved statues brought back to life after last month's deadly bombings. And why hundreds of 'Star Wars' fans were treated to the surprise of a life time at this toy store. There has been another shark attack on the NSW mid-north coast. A 65-year-old man is tonight in hospital with leg injuries after being attacked on a surf ski at a beach north of Foster.Shortly before midday, David Quinlivan was attacked by a shark at Blackhead Beach just north of Foster. The 65-year-old is a member of the local surf club.One of our members actually, who was out paddling on his ski has been attacked by a shark. Don't know the size, don't know the type of shark.The shark attacked his ankle, pulling him into the water before he climbed back on the surf ski and paddled to shore. He managed to alert bystanders who helped him out of the water.The lower left leg, he has some lacerations just below the calf.Paramedics treated Mr Quinlivan at the scene, before he was airlifted to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. It is the 13th shark attack on the State's coastline in 2015. In the past year, two attacks were fatal. One at Byron Bay's Clarkes Beach, the other at Shelly Beach, Ballina. A body boarder was mauled by a Lighthouse Beach
great white at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach and another seriously injured to the south at Evans Head. Last month another body boarder was bitten by a shark at lighthouse Beach near the Port Macquarie. This latest incident on the mid-north coast happened just north of Foster at Blackhead Beach.Last week, the first as
great white sharks were tagged as part of the Government's monitoring measures to protect north coast communities following the spate of recent attacks. The Premier says it is clear that more needs to be done.These attacks are unprecedented. They are extraordinary and they are going to require action.Blackhead Beach will be closed for 24 hours and neighbouring beaches are being assessed. Two bodies have washed up on a beach north of Newcastle in NSW. They are believed to be the crew members of a missing yacht. Our reporter Jackson Birubi
Vernon has the details from Birubi Beach.The bodies of the two men were washed up on the beach behind me late this afternoon. I am not sure if you are able to see but there have been a number of bright lights flashing on the beach, about 500m down the beach. We suspect that is where the crime scene has been established because there has been a fair deal of activity in that vicinity. What the ABC has been told is that the men, the two men were on board a small yacht that left from an area north of Sydney yesterday but they failed to arrive in Port Stephens, which is where I am now. A search operation got underway about lunchtime this afternoon and the bodies of the men were found about a kilometre apart from each other, along with a dingy but the yacht hasn't been found yet. The tragic wait endured by a northern Tasmanian family appears to be finally over. Police believe they have found the body of missing man Ben Plowright who vanished more than three months ago.Two South
kayakers found a body in the South Esk River this afternoon. Police think it is 20-year-old Ben Plowright who was last seen in the town on May 30. Police believe he was highly identity
intoxicated at the time.The identity of that person is not Tasmania
clear at this stage, however Tasmania Police strongly suspect it is the body of a man who was reported missing earlier this year.The body was found in the river near Arthur Street, close to where Mr Plowright was last seen after leaving a party on foot. The identity of the body has not been confirmed.The body does have clothing that resembles the clothing that Mr Plowright was wearing when he went missing.His disappearance sparked extensive river and land searches. Police divers and helicopters failed to find any trace of him.In the largest search Tasmania had seen in decades, hundreds of police, SES and volunteers scoured the town in June.It is really crucial for us all that we know what has happened to discovery
him and where he is.The discovery will giver the family some closure.This is a really good result for the family. They now know what has happened to Ben.Criminal leads were also investigated.The investigation has not indicated anything that might suggest foul play.Formal identification will now take place and a report will be prepared for the coroner. Mr Plowright's parents are on holidays in Europe and have been notified. One man has been killed in a serious accident in Canberra's south which witnesses say involved a high speed police pursuit. Three cars were believed to be involved, at least two people had to be cut from the wreckage and were taken to hospital with serious injuries.They were getting chased by a police car. The set before I saw them go through the first red light and I thought my God this person is crazy. Police officers then chased him, so then the lights turn green and we proceed to go and then all of a sudden there is smoke everywhere along the intersection. I am in shock, some people were first responders, they had come to try and help. I saw a man in army uniform with a backpack, obviously going to help. I was just mortified. It was awful.Police haven't yet confirmed whether there was a pursuit but a major investigation is underway. The road is expected to remain closed for much of the night. In an extraordinary turn of events at the Royal Commission into child abuse, a former senior staff member of Geelong Grammar has revealed his own son was most likely molested by a serial predator at the school. His son took his own life in 1997. As deputy head of Geelong Grammar's Highton campus Paul Claridge knew the school's reputation was paramount. He told the Royal Commission its approach was extremely rigid and anyone braver enough to blow a whistle would have borne a great personal cost.It turns out he had a burden of his own.I have particular insight into the trauma as I now believe one of my sons may have been a victim whilst a student at Highton and his subsequent death may have been connected to the abuse.Mr Claridge said his son told his mother what happened shortly before he died.It seemed certain he was a victim of serial sex offender Philippe Trutmann, who is now known to have abused more than 40 students under Mr Claridge's wa.She and other members of my family are convinced that he was interfered with by Trutmann - watch.And it contributed to his death.Mr Claridge was today forced to repeatedly deny under oath he had any inkling of what was going on.The one person Trutmann could cause so much harm to so many Royal Commission
students.This hearing of the Royal Commission will move into a new phase now. The next witness to give evidence is former teacher Jonathan Harvey, a convicted child abuser. Harvey taught at Geelong Grammar for more than 20 years. The hearing resumes on Monday. Liam
Former Melbourne AFL star Liam Jurrah will serve another stint in jail in central Australia. Jurrah was sentenced on several charges today for alcohol-fuelled assaults on women.It has been around three years since Liam Jurrah first got embroiled in the Alice family
Springs justice system and his family were again in court to support him. They want him back on the football field.To come out today to play on Sunday, it didn't happen.Jurrah pleaded aggravated
guilty to two charges of aggravated assault and two breaches of domestic violence orders in separate incidents on two victims. The court heard in both matters the 26-year-old was drunk. The magistrate said the sentence needed to send a message to you that alcohol fuelled violence and violence against women is not acceptable.In June, Jurrah visited his ex-wife in the remote community Hermmansburg and punched her during an argument. In July, in Alice Springs, he threatened the mother of his baby son with a broken bottle and struck her with a chair.In both matters you responded with violent behaviour when the matters escalated. But the court heard Jurrah still had prospects of being rehabilitated "You were young for sentencing purposes and you should be given the opportunity to rehabilitatoff.Jurrah was sentenced to nine months in jail to be suspended after four months and backdated from when he went into custody in July. The magistrate imposed numerous conditions on the sentence, including participating in counselling for alcohol abuse and violent behaviour. Melbourne commuters are being warned rail services have been cancelled tonight and tomorrow morning. Train drivers are preparing to walk off the job for a second time from 2 o'clock tomorrow morning as action
part of ongoing industrial action over a pay dispute.Customers are reminded due to industrial action...Morning peak services operated for just a few hours before signallers, station staff and operations personnel walked off the job.Had to come in two hours earlier than normal.I got up earlier to come in to get here on time. For more than four hours, the platforms were empty, the trains idle.I am not sure what they are striking over.Many people stayed away altogether.There are people today who have no choice but to lose a day's pay because of this industrial action. They miss out on that important medical appointment even. Members of the rail, tram and bus union were unrepentant.At the end of the day, metro trains Melbourne is worth millions of dollars. They need to come to the table, start bargaining properly and offer our members a fair deal.Other unions came to show their support. Victorian union heavy weight John Setka from the CFMEU threw down a challenge to the Andrews Labor Government.They haven't been in power for a year. Unions that campaigned for this Government amongst all the promises to make this a decent State for workers.The Government is passengers on a train, run by the unions. Simple as that.There was nothing like the usual Friday crush when Flinders station reopened this afternoon and trains resumed.No matter what, it has gone smoothly, it is quite disruptive for the city and there is an economic cost to this.Talks will resume on Monday but already there are murmurings about action in the in
lead-up to the football finals in just a few weeks. The Indonesian President has expressed sympathy to the families of those killed after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of western Malaysia. At least 14 migrants workers drowned. More than 40 are still missing. Malaysian health officials prepared for those rescued to be brought ashore but so far fewer than 20 people have been found alive.Authorities believe the Indonesians were heading home to Sumatra when the boat went down. Malaysia's maritime agency says it will continue its air and sea rescue mission but hopes are fading for more survivors.French officials have confirmed a wing piece found on an island in the Indian Ocean is part of the wreckage of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. The part, known as a flaperon, was found governed
on the shore of the French governed island of ruin ruin in July. Malaysian officials had already declared it was from MH370 but French authorities were waiting for a technical analysis before confirming it. 239 people were on board the plane when it disappeared last year. The cause of the tragedy remains a mystery. One of Thailand's most loved statues has been restored to public view in Bangkok following last month's deadly bomb attack. Royal priests performed a wellness and prosperity ceremony in front of the full faced Brahma figure at the Erawan. The statue was damaged in 12 places following the bomb. 20 people were killed, another 130 were injured. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but two people have been arrested. Investigations are continuing - Erawan Shrine. Jarryd Hayne is closing in on his dream of playing in the NFL after pulling off a series of big plays for the 49ers against San Diego. In his final preseason game for San again in
Francisco, Hayne impressed again in an extended stint on the field. He clocked up 43 and
yards from three punt returns and put his shoulder into some strong offensive running. The 49ers overcame the Chargers 14-12. The 53-man roster will be announced this weekend. While the 49ers coach wasn't giving anything away about Hayne's chances, his US agent is confident the former Parramatta Eels star will make the cut. There is a reason I wanted to represent Jarryd. I believe in him. I like to tap the brakes on, on him making the team. What I don't think a lot of Australian fans understand is how complicated it is for an NFL team to construct a roster. We have to go from 75 players down to 53.Jarryd is playing running back and return specialist. He has competition at different position, at both positions. So it is not a lay-up for him to be guaranteed a spot. In the practices that we don't get to see, that show the coaches that he belongs, he is doing a great job of that but my job as his agent is to prepare for the worst case scenario. What he has done, he has proven he belongs and that he is further along than people had realised and that he has a basic understanding of the game, a basic understanding but more importantly, he has the athletic skills set to compete against the American football players. Jarryd Hayne has a passion for football. That is what separates him from most people. He really had a passion for NFL football and really liked the game before he even admitted it to anyone. I think that there is probably a handful of gentlemen who could probably make the transition but I would have to look at the whole landscape before I start putting any numbers up on the board.It is a one in a million fairytale, I believe. a
You don't see people giving up a secure lifestyle career to risk it all, to fulfil a dream nobody even knew you had. It is really interesting to watch this unfold. I am really excited to be a part of it. Hundreds of 'Star Wars' fans have been treated to a surprise of a life time at a toy store in London. These excited people have been hoping to be some of the first to get hold of brand new toys and merchandise from the seventh film in the sci-fi franchise known as 'The Force Awakens'. They got more than that. Two of the films stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley posed for selfies and signed autographs in the queue.Enjoying 'Star Wars', I was nine years old and so a good seven years and it has been the best time of my life.We have the complete set of the first lot of toys that came out. You name it, I think we have got it. Force
'Star Wars' episode 7, 'The Force Awakens' will be released worldwide just before Christmas Adelaide Show has
on December 18. The Royal Adelaide Show has opened for another year and organisers are promising an array of new attractions. Hundreds of thousands of revellers are expected to treat themselves over the next 10 days.It is show time. People pouring through the gates on opening day and heading straight for the crowd favourites. I really like them.Do you have any favourites? That big pig over there. It is serious business in the cattle judging. And the wood choppers were all looking for an edge. I love it here. That is why I keep coming back. I have been coming here for 35 years.The wood chopping isn't just for show. Last year, the wood chips were sold for over $5,000 which was donated to charity.A day at the Royal Show doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. There is a lot of activities that you can do for free, including trying some of the best food and drink that SA has to offer. It wouldn't be the show without a freshly baked scone.At last year's Royal Show the Country Women's Association made more than 12,000 scones and they are as popular as ever. Francine from the country women's association, what do you think makes them so popular? The taste and the flavour is wonderful. The homemade jam. All that care and lover and attention that goes into it makes all the difference.Fast-paced rides always a drawcard. That was fun, your stomach drops.Exhilarating.If like me you prefer rides that are more relaxing, then jump on the ferris wheel and enjoy the incredible view.All in a day at the Royal Show. Time for the weather with Graham Creed.We have clear skies across most of the country as we move into the weekend. We will see showers about the east coast of NSW and also through the south-west corner of WA. In the west, it is due to a frontal system moving through the region. As it moves along the south coast of the State we could see small
isolated thunderstorms with small hail. Not looking at overly significant falls in Through
association with this system. Through the east of NSW, we have got an onshore wind flow as a high pressure system starts to move further east. That will bring moist onshore wind and the potential of isolated showers. They are more likely up about the north-eastern corner and into the south-east corner of Queensland. Even then they won't push far inland from the coast. That will change just a little as we move into Sunday. We have a frontal system moving across Tasmania so showers about the west and south. They will gradually shift around to the east of the State as that frontal system moves through. They are all expected to clear by lunchtime, even more Hobart the chances of these showers is low and if we do see any, the falls will be light and patchy. There is an onshore wind flow through Victoria, a bit of cloud on and south of the ranges, perhaps isolated areas of drizzle in the morning but that will burn off as the day progresses.

Perth is likely to clear up on Sunday as a high moves in and that frontal system moves into SA. We will see that onshore flow along the NSW coast deepen a little.

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