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(generated from captions) 81-year-old Ian Turnbull has been ordered to serve a minimum term of 24 years. And it's been a day of modest gains on the share market. The ASX 200 index gained a 5th of a per cent to finish on 5,281. The Aussie dollar has hit a near 2-month high against the greenback as investors bet Britain will opt to stay in the European Union. It's buying around 75.3 cents US. Time now to get the latest sport. Here is Nick Lockyer with Grandstand. This evening another State of Origin loss for New South Wales, but don't expect the Blues to look much different in Game 3. Coach Laurie Daley refuses to experiment with the side despite the fact the series is gone.It's about picking the best team. There's no such thing as a dead rubber in Origin. We'll be out there to win.I'm Nick Lockyer and this is Grandstand.

It's set to be yet another year of torment for New South Wales State of Origin players and fans after reliving their Lang Park nightmare last night. For the 10th time in 11 years, one of rugby league's most prized possessions belongs to Queensland and the Maroons are now looking to inflict even more pain on their long-suffering rivals. This is how Origin champions celebrate. And although there were bleary eyes this morning, nothing could dampen the mood.Something very specific obviously. Got to share it with a special bunch of blokes.That was my first hat-trick, to be able to do it in front of a whole bunch of Queenslanders and doing it in the maroon jersey with my son at the game is a highlight of my career. The Cowboy's contingent arrived back in North Queensland, all eyes on Michael Morgan's injured knee.I think the brace is more precautionary at the moment.The Blues have arrived in Sydney with their own injury concerned. Adam Reynolds could misgame 3.Every time I tried to lift it up, nothing was good coming out of it.Tensions were high before last night's game, captain Cameron Smith did his best to calm down the Queenslanders. Cameron Smith has opened it up. Moments later, Dylan Walker tackled Greg Inglis without the ball, points.
handing the Maroons the opening two points. The Blues came barn-storming back earning a penalty of their own. New South Wales got another penalty when Paul Gallen was upended by Sam Thaiday. He'll miss the next two games for the Broncos after taking an early guilty plea. Dane Gagai put his dodgy quad to the ultimate test. Tyson Frizell going for Gagai. But Gagai is there.The Blues roughed up Corey Oates. But did little to halt maroon momentum.Boyd got it away. Gagai dope it again. Queensland were cruising before the Blues broke through.To Adam. Got the ball to Tyson Frizell.So Johnathan Thurston stepped up, handing Gagai his third try on a platter.Thurston puts a kick in, there's a try coming! Yes, he's got three! He's levelled with Greg Inglis.With the series slipping away, James Maloney was in the right place at the right time.He goes over to score - Maloney.He improves the angle, well done.A knock on from Jennings denied New South Wales soon after before Queensland combined producing the try of the night.Cameron Smith, Johnathan Thurston, it's come to Darius Boyd. Here is the try! Queensland's now aiming for a clean sweep while it's back to square one for the Blues. As Blues fans call for a cleanout, Queensland has strengthened its bid to be called the greatest rugby league team of all time. For more on Origin former NRL coach Stu Raper joins me. Thanks for your time. The greatest team of all time, do you reckon they're close? They're going close. We had some great eras in rugby league, more so in the grand final ones, to the St George side of the 50s and 60s, you have to put it - right up there that's for sure.Dane Gagai was very good for the Maroons last night. Three tries, very handy. Yeah, I mean, considering where he has come from, Newcastle had a really poor year, and he hasn't had a great year himself, but he had opportunities, he had a few opportunities there last night and he took them with both hands, and you know, he's - his length of the field, he took the opportunity there with Jennings' bad pass and showed a lot of toe to get there, but Frizell did a great effort in chasing him down. Some of the things he did, his one-hand catch to score in the corner for this try some
was absolutely outstanding. Showed some great skill, and, you know, he's a terrific footballer.New is
South Wales must be thinking when is this going to stop.It's a tough one, isn't it? What do they do, what changes do they make? There were some good points out of last night's play. Frizell was fantastic. Bird did some really good things. This is a great Queensland side. As you said one of the greatest sides. They probably got future immortals in this team and - they have come through the same era. That's the thing. They have been together for a long time, and that's made it very tough for New South Wales. We haven't been able to stick with certain players. We hant had those class players. One of those future immortals is no doubt going to be Cameron Smith, the captain. He was sublime last night. Another Man of the Match performance. Can you talk about important he has been.His calm and leadership. He's not a random rover. He does things very smart. People think he manipulate it is referees. He's just a smart footballer. He knows how to control his side. His kicking game is second to none. Probably one of the best in the game T his cool nsz and calmness under pressure is something that never ceases to amaze me and he brings the game down to his speed and plays to his level. That's a touch of a class player.You talk about the kicking game there, one of the things that I really loved last night from the Queenslanders was a play - this play right here where Moylan get it is ball and they drive him back 10m into the - back into the end goal for a line dropout. That's phenomenal and that has epitomised Queensland's effort over the last 11 years or so.They put it on the spot. That was two kicks. Thurston did another one, but that's a show of pure determination but also accuracy of their kicking game. Like you say, it's been their key part of what they have done over the past 10 years.And something that has plagued New South Wales over the past 10 or 11 years or so, are mistakes. There were plenty of them last night as well. We have never been that far away, you know, from a lot of losses. But has been a few crucial mistakes that have cost us in every game. I know we keep harping back to that. You try to minimise every mistake you possibly can, but they're going to happen. But when you come up against a class side like Queensland they're going to make you pay for those key mistakes. What changes do you make for game 3? Laurie Daley has said there is no such thing as a dead rubber in Origin. But you got to think it's now time to look forward to 2017. A lot of Blues fans are calling for a complete and utter clearout, what easy
do you think is the way to go?It's easy for people to look in and say let's make wholesale changes but the coach really, he's got to be smart. If he makes wholesale changes they come out and get flogged by 40-50, his head will be on the cloping block. We still need to win this third game. It's still a very important game for New South Wales to get some pride back. You know, there's certain changes, Jack Bird who's come in to start. I like to see Tedesco back in the squad. Frizell was great, Wade Graham is another one that will come back, I think. Those type of players could add a bit of something to what we haven't got. But also looking to the future as well a couple of positives for the Blues last night, though - especially the performance of Tyson Frizell, of Jack Bird, of James Maloney as well. The chase down of that Tyson Frizell produced almost produced on Dane Gagai was very close to being, if he pulled it off, one of the great moments in Origin. Funny how suspension has given us an insight into a player that we thought was going to be good in Origin and he came out to through
be a block-busting player right through the game. That chase was really good. Really good support to score a try. We're going to see him in Origin for the next, you know, five or six years or even further. Is Laurie Daley in trouble in - for his future coaching the Blues?I don't think so. They got to look at who's going to come in, who's going to be better. Laurie Daley is a New South Wales bred-coach. He did it as a player. He's not - not as successful as a coach but he understands. They're building a reasonably good culture. Again I up
stress the fact that we're coming up against probably one of the the
greatest sides we have ever seen in the Queensland side. I like to see another
them stick with Laurie Daley for another year because I think he really - you know, I think the work he put in should hold us in good stead coming for the next few years.If they don't stick with him, are you available?I'm always available as a coach, no, no, too much for me. I think Laurie Daley is the man.Good stuff. Thank you very much for your time, appreciate it.Thanks, Nick.

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley admits comments by club president Eddie McGuire have had an impact on the team ahead of its match against Fremantle. McGuire issued a public apology on Monday after joking on radio about drowning journalist Caroline Wilson. Buckley conceded it's had north to take notice of an issue that size.It's a significant impact because it's something that involves the whole football club. It's a well-discussed and publicised issue. I think it was great to see Ed take responsibility for it.The Magpies have recalled Travis Cloke who has spent the past three weeks in the VFL. The Wallabies have made three changes to their starting team as they aim to avoid a 3-0 series loss to England. Simpsons and skeleton returned to the side while coach Michael Cheika has brought Matt Tamou at inside centre. The Wallabies won't be changing their attacking approach for Saturday's test in Sydney which is expected to be in front of a sellout crowd of about 43,000.This is our chance to give them the football that we have played, the running football that we have played in the previous matches, but with better quality and more consistently.Cheika believes there will be no complacency from England, even though the tourists have already won the series. Australian basketballer Ben Simmons is hours away from becoming a global superstar. The Victorian teenage is expected -- teenager is expected to be selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the number one draft pick in the NBA. Simmons spoke with our North Americian correspondent Michael Vincent. Nice and low.You're not even 20 years old. On paper you're worth almost $20 million with the endorsements you have signed and the contract you have got with the NBA, as being the first pick, the number one pick. How do you deal with that? How do you process that. You're only 19 years old?I have been working very hard to get to this point. So it's a little surprising, some things will be a little shocking, but you know I have worked this hard to be able to do this and I'm looking forward to being part of the NBA.Your whole family is part of this experience. Talk me through that.Yeah, I got a tight family, from sisters, brothers, to, you know, my parents. Dad played professionally back in Australia. So that kind of made me want to continue my basketball career, was one of the things that was in the family. Loved playing the game. My sisters and brothers played it. So I grew up in a basketball family. Everyone is very close, you know. We have a very small circle so I think that's how we kind of build - build me into the type of player and the person I am today.You wrote a beautiful letter to your dad that you filmed. How important was it for you to recognise that influence he's had on you?It's huge. His dad wasn't able to help him with basketball because, you know, he wasn't an athlete. For my dad to be able to understand that he's the reason that I'm here was huge.76ers, you suited up for them this week, you had dinner with the coach, you, done a workout with them, what do you think of the Philadelphia organisation.
76ers?They're a great organisation. Great people around them, young, young team. One of the youngest in the NBA's history. So I'm looking forward to seeing where I'll go on Thursday, you know. Who knows where I'll be, but it should be exciting.LeBron James, biggest player in the NBA, arguably, one of the greatest of all time, you met him three or four years ago, you stayed in touch and now signed to the agency Clutch. What is it like to have a relationship with one of greatest?
the biggest and one of the greatest?He's one of the best businesses. There's where I want to be at one day. He's a great mentor, a role model and a brig brother. How do you deal with the comparisons with him and someone like Magic Johnson talking you up this year?I have worked hard to be the player today, it's paying off but at the same time, those are great players and I have a long way to go.You do recognise you have a long way to go. What are you goals? I want to be the best player I can be. Whether that's an MVP championship, whatever it is, I want to get to that point.Do you ever worry that you'll change? You ever worry, you know, you won't deal with suck sesd the way you want -- success you want to.Not really. I had a lot thrown at me from fame to money and all that has happened over the last few months, and I don't think it's - it's really changing me. I think it changes me for the better. I understand a lot more about the business and, you know, the right way to act and how to handle everything. So I think - everybody changes but it depends how you change.Rio Olympics, you're not playing but you will play for Australia again?Definitely I'll play for Australia again, when the time is right, definitely.What would you say to all those kids back at Box Hill who are out on the Courts practising?Anything is possible, as you can see. I'm from Australia, Melbourne, born in Fitzroy and now I'm about to be an NBA pick. If you had any doubt about how big the Euro soccer championship is, you only need to listen to one commentator to understand. Iceland, the smallest country at the tournament, advanced to the knockout stage with a dramatic win against Austria in stoppage time this morning.(ANNOUNCER SCREAMING). Yaaaaaa! Yaaaaa!

Yaaaa!Cristiano Ronaldo wasn't nearly as excited, he threw a reporter's microphone into a lake, but it wasn't long before he was smiling again after scoring a stunning goal in Portugal's 3-all draw with Hungary. That's Grandstand for now. You can always catch up on the program on iView and Grandstand online. The top stories: Britons begin to cast their vote in a referendum that will decide if the UK remains in or leaves the EU. Seven men including three Australians working for a Perth-based mine company in Nigeria have been kidnapped by up to 30 armed militants. And: Ian Turnbull, the New South Wales farmer who murdered environmental officer Glen Turner, will die in jail after he was sentenced to at least 24 years. The Australian National University is set to receive $12 million for a new cybersecurity facility. A new hub will be a joint project between the university and the Department of Defences cyberagency with funding coming from the existing defence budget. It's hoped research from the partnership will help raise awareness of the kinds of cyberthreats faced by Australians. The facility will house 70 students, academics and staff and will open in mid-2018. New research has found genetic mutations may shed light on around a quarter of sudden unexplained deaths among young people. University of Sydney researchers studied almost 500 Australian and New Zealanders aged 35 years or younger who died suddenly. Professor Chris is a cardiologist and led the research. What we did is we looked at sudden cardiac death in young people across the ages of 1-35 over three years in Australia and New Zealand. The main finding was that while in 60% we understand the cause of sudden death many young people, in 40%, the Port Moresby is completely normal and so there are no signs of why the young person died and the parents were left with a situation where they don't know why their son or daughter died suddenly. So our research was a world-first study where we were able to perform genetic analysis in these young people who have died suddenly where everything was unexplained. In about a quarter of those individuals found a cause. It's all about inherited heard diseases. When we think of heart disease, we often think about high blood pressure, cholesterol, those sorts of things but in young people it's a fault in a gene that they're born with that leads to electrical problems of the heart, that was our main finding. First step is we look at the family, when we found the cause, we have tested the family relatives to see if they do or don't carry the gene mutation. If they do, we can initiate pretension strategies to stop people dying suddenly. But in the end we need to know who's at risk. The way we go about that is family history is very important. So if you know your family history, if at least a young person in the family that's died suddenly or even with early heart disease that should be a warning sign for people to get checked. Also, I agree with you - many of the individuals died without any previous symptoms, but many also have symptoms like blackouts and if you're having unexplained blackouts you need to be tested for many of these conditions, especially if you're young. There are many genes involved in heart disease at least over 100 genes are involved, but we can target it by understanding which part of the heart isle affected and searching for those particular genes. But the benefit is that if you find that gene fault in that family, you then have a marker of disease and you can initiate treatments early and prevent sudden death. Well a school in Canberra is making the most of unwanted food by creating meals for those in need. Radford college students spend one afternoon a week honing their cooking skills while giving back to the community. It's not an ordinary classroom and these students are here to do more than learn.The food that we make then, it's delivered back into the community.Each week, Oz har Vet delivered unused or unwanted food to be repurposed by Year 10 students. While it may sound unappetising, the menus are often mouth watering.Vegetable curry, beef Gullash, penne pasta.And there's one golden rule...If you wouldn't eat it, then don't expect someone else to. So the students certainly do learn that lesson on the job.For the chefs, the -- chefs, the benefit of the program is twofield...I -- two fold... I love all the different vegetables and everything when get and what we make things out of it. And good for the cooking skills.Once the food is made, it's packaged and given back to Oz Harvest to deliver to let fortunate Canberrans. One organisation that relies on the males is can Karinya house, a support refuge for women and children.It comes consistently, it's always of a really high quality, it's just a really important part of our outreach service.Most importantly, the scheme allow them to direct their valuable resources elsewhere.It takes an enormous pressure off our clients but also takes the pressure off us because often we will come in contact with very vulnerable family and we haven't got this kind of resource available to us, we will actually go out and buy things which then is a drain on our resources.A community effort that's making a big difference. A major retrospective exhibition of French impressionists, Edgar deguard opens in Melbourne tomorrow at the national gallery. He's considered one of the defining artists of the last two centuries and it's been almost 0 years since his work has been shown on such a grand scale. A sneak-peek at Deguard's paintings with the dancers he loved to paint the most. These artworks have arrived from all over the world and gallery staff have been working around the clock to install them. We had 65 lenders from 40 different cities. It's will gistcally the most complex exhibition that we ever embarked on at the NGV.Its curator has been studying Deguards for more than 40 years.He wanted to be called a realist painter. Nothing in common with Monet for example. So it was more a common fight, common idea about paintings or art.The exhibition tracing his subjects from the lower classes of Paris society to horse racing. And the ballet dancers that are now his most-loved works.Deguard was really a great pioneer around subject matter, he was looking at modern life which was radical for its time.Not just a brilliant painter, he was also a draftsman and a sculpture as well as being picture...
technically innovative. This picture... Taking you live to some pictures now from the UK where voting is occurring for the Brexit campaign. There's Jeremy Corbyn there, the Labor leader who's just exiting one of the voting centres where he has cast his doubt and just moments earlier, five minutes ago, we saw the Prime Minister, David Cameron, also at Westminster Central Hall making his vote on whether or not the UK should stay or remain with the EU. Well, a 0 fuel aeroplane has landed in Spain to complete its historic landing clossing. I made swift progress over the ocean after leaving New York on Monday. The flight was the 15th stage in the aircraft's bid to circumnavigate the world. They're planning a route to Abu Dhabi where the venture began in March last year. Well time for the weather now and Friday is looking cold and wet and windy across the south-east, Graeme. Yes, not too many places that are looking pleasant unless you got winter. Strong and gusty windles right through the south-eastern states for this state. For South Australia there's the potential of overnight.
some snow during the morning and overnight. Tonight around the Mount Lofty Ranges up into the mid-north and also the Flinders Ranges. We'll see the potential of snow toll around 400m across Tasmania. Around about 5-600m in Victoria, around about 700m through the southern areas of New South Wales, as that frontal system moves through the state. And then potentially to around 900m about the northern Tablelands as we move into the afternoon. Now, temperatures have been very cold through the south-east, dropping back into single figures in behind this change. We still have flood watches out for parts of New South Wales, Tasmania and South Australia. Severe weather warnings for damaging winds in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, the ACT and also Tasmania. And it really won't be until later Friday and into Saturday that this high-pressure system moves through and that will finally start to see easing conditions, but then with that very cold and dry air sitting across all the south-eastern states, frost will become a major feature. So during Friday, although in the morning we got those snows to low level, the potential thunderstorms and hail across many areas, we will keen - see conditions abating rapidly as the afternoon progresses. Little bit of patchy rain again through the central parts of Western Australia, and a few showers moving up towards the south-west. In fact, they could creep as far north as Perth as we move towards the latter part of the afternoon or evening but the day its should remain dry. Windy conditions continuing through the south-east, particularly through New South Wales as that front moves through. We'll see that cold and dry air moving across Queensland as well. That will also bring the potential of some frost about the south. Little bit of rainfall sitting through South Australia as we move in towards Saturday as well. Not looking overly heavy falls but will see some cloud move further east and starting to see temperatures dropping below 20 Queensland.
degrees flu south-eastern Thank you. And thanks for joining us this afternoon on Breakfast. Just bringing you up to date: Britons have gone to the poll to vote whether or not to stay with the European Union or not. Pictures just to hand was with the British Prime Minister David Cameron who cast his vote earlier and the Labor leader just moments after. It's an outcome that the world is highly anticipating and we'll have more throughout the evening as well as tomorrow on ABC. We hope you can join us again then. Good-bye.

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Also ahead: Three Australians believed to be among 7 mine workers kidnapped in a deadly Nigerian ambush. An 81-year-old farmer who shot and killed an environmental officer sentenced to die in jail. And Australia's next basketball superstar Ben Simmons expected to be the NBA's number one pick. Thanks for joining us. I'm Kirsten Aiken. A quick look at tomorrow's weather.

It's been a day of modest gains on the share market.

Investors are betle that Britain will tonight to stay in the EU.

Polling booths have opened across the UK for voters to cast their ballots in an historic referendum on whether to remain in the EU. We can show you live pictures from London now, where it's just gone 9am in the morning. Polls have been open for two hours. They will remain open for another 11. Polling stations will close across the UK at 10pm. Already poor weather across the country has raised fears turnout will be hampered. Decision-day comes after a 4-month battle for votes between the opposing campaigns. Our Europe Correspondent Lisa Millar reports bad weather could affect voting.We've had flooding rains overnight. Thunderstorms, roads closed, transport chaos. We spoke to the very first voter heading in this morning. They like to start early. Interestingly, she told us that she's just changed her mind. She didn't want to tell us how she would vote because she said she was overnight.
embarrassed. She changed her mind overnight. Now, that will give you an indication of the lead-up to this election, just how much things have been on the edge. No-one can really pick it. And certainly the intensity of the campaigning yesterday, the language that was being used, it's all pretty much what we've seen in the past. The final poll that we saw last night seemed to give Remain a bit more of a lead, an 8% lead, but no-one is believing the polls. No-one is going to call it. It really is anyone's side, here.It's a record number that have registered to vote. 46.5 million people. But when you talk about those undecideds, that means 4.6 million who didn't know how they were going to vote going into this election. So the people on either side were very passionate and committed. Those who made up their minds appeared to be although
very certain about their vote, although if you're going to go by the anecdote of the very first perp to walk into the polling booth here, then perhaps we need to reassess how we're thinking about this entire situation. But it was all of the campaigning yesterday, all was about that turnout and making sure people would be motivated even if it would be pouring with rain. If the UK remains David Cameron will be safe for the moment but the general sense is that his leadership has really taken a battering in this campaign and there was a poll in the last couple of days that suggested conservatives had not come out of this very well. It appeared their leadership was lacking. I've spoken to people who said there will be a leadership challenge against David Cameron or he will be pushed a step down in the next six months. That's if he wins. That's the best-case scenario for him. If he loses, then it's anticipated he would have to step down very quickly. You raise Boris that
Johnson. The general feeling is that he may not be the natural leader to replace David Cameron. This campaign has been so acrimonious, that the well-wishers within the party that might have wanted to see Boris Johnson Prime Minister previously have dropped away because it's just been so vitriolic. So he may well have lost support. You might find that the Conservatives, and everyone has talked about how has torn about the Tories, you may end up with a new leader none of us have heard about. We will continue coverage of the Brexit referendum throughout the evening here on ABC. Authorities are scrambling to secure the release of three Australian mine workers and a New Zealand colleague kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria. The area in the south-east of Nigeria is notorious for kidnappings for ransom. At this stage Australian about
authorities are revealing little about the identity or fate of the men. The men were travelling in a convoy to a mine near Calalbar when as many as 30 militants attacked. A Nigerian driver was shot and killed and seven ex-pat Yates captured. The men are employed by Perth-based McMahon Holdings. Local police say Australians,
two men escaped but the Australians, a New Zealander and a South African were taken away by boat.Working with the authorities, the local authorities at the highest levels. We don't know at this stage the identity of the kidnappers. The families have been notified of course.It's not clear if theed nappers have notified authorities but armed gangs operating are well known for kidnap and ransom.Quite good news for those kidnapped. If the families or governments and companies involved are willing to pay that ransom, then there is a good chance these people will get home safely.The kidnapping of foreign nationals is not unusual in the Niger Delta, often carried out by criminals and very rarely is there a political motive. It's all about the money. Any ransom demand is unlikely to be met by either government.Our strong policy is not to pay ransom. The reason is that if we think if we pay the ransom we potentially put a bounty on the head of any New Zealander who travels to a dangerous part of the world. Negotiations could prove tricky. The Government says it is taking this situation extremely seriously. At this stage the men's names won't be released and the Government is refusing to go into further detail until it has a better grasp of exactly what happened. A farmer who gunned down a NSW environment officer has been jailed for at least 24 years. 81-year-old Ian Turnbull used a hunting rifle to murder 51-year-old Glen Turner near the farmer's property in the state's north two years ago. At the time he shot and killed Glen Turner, farmer Ian Turnbull was facing proceedings in the Land and Environment Court. He had pleaded guilty over one prosecution of illegal land clearing and a second prosecution was afoot. He focused his attention on Mr Turner, though he had not seen him or spoken to him for two years prior to the shooting. On the day, without saying anything, he took out his rifle and fired it at Mr Turner, who was struck in the neck. It began 20 minutes of terror which culminated in with a final and fatal shot in the back as he was running away. Here is a little of how the sentencing judge summed up the case. I have taken into account that this sentence will almost certainly constitute a defacto life sentence with the offender dying in custody before the expiration of the non-parole period. I'm satisfied no lesser sentence is appropriate in all the circumstances of the case. Members of Glen Turner's family were in court for the sentencing which brought relief. We hoped that he would die in jail, to be honest. Glen didn't get a chance to go home to his family. We think that is fair, a fair result. It is justification for Glen and... And for Rob Strange.He's really suffering through all of this. He needed to be acknowledged. The sentence includes nine years for the detaining of Mr Turner's colleague Robert Strange, who witnessed everything that occurred and the judge noted that the protracted nature prolonged the terror for him. The total sentence is 35 years, with a minimum period of 24 years, and the judge acknowledged that given Ian Turnbull's age, it was a defacto life sentence. For NSW -- Four NSW police officers accused of lying over the shooting of a mentally ill man in 2009 have walked free from court after being found not guilty of giving false evidence to the state's Police Integrity Commission. Jessica Kidd was in court. I'm here at the District Court in Sydney, where four NSW police officers have been acquitted after they were all charged with giving false evidence to the Police Integrity Commission. Sergeant Sheree Bissett put her head in her hands and sobbed as the not guilty verdicts were handed down. Her fellow officers tried to comfort her and one was in tears. Adam Salter was shot in 2009 in his family's Lakemba home. The four officers were called in to intervene after the 36 o in
36-year-old began stabbing himself in the neck with a knife. Sergeant Bissett shot him in the back when he began stabbing himself again. The Crown alleged the four officers agreed to lie and put their heads together and agreed they would give evidence saying Constable Abela tried to physically con strain Salter moments before the shooting N handing down a judgement, Justice Greg Woods said he found that any inconsistencies between the officers' evidence could be explained by the fact that they were confronted by a violent, in
frantic scene and that any witness in that situation would have their perception and accuracy clouded. A Perth father has been sentenced to 22-and-a-half-years' jail for arranging for his dauth tore be sexually abused by strangers. A man also committed crimes described as some of the worst come
examples of sexual off fending to come before the courts in WA. The h two-year-old man cannot be named or -- 42-year-old man cannot be named or shown to protect the identity of his daughter, now 14. When aged between 11 and 13, he offered her up for sex to six men he met on the internet T father was present during most of the abuse and on two occasions joined in. In one instance, the then 12-year-old girl was forced to wear a mask and bed.
a dog collar and shackled to the bed. Pictures were taken and the abuse was video recorded. The court heard that in the video the girl can be seen struggling against being restrained and she can also please
be heard asking her father to please stop. In an interview with police after his arrest, the man said that while he had regrets, it was fun while it lasted. He also told the psychologist he loved his daughter. The judge described the man's crimes as depraved, saying he had shown a complete disregard for his daughter's welfare.

The man will have to serve 20 years and six months before he can be released, with time already served, he will first be eligible for parole in October 2035. The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has promised to protect Victorian volunteers from what he's described as a union takeover of the Country Fire Authority. He says recent events including the sacking of the CFA board show how Opposition control.
Leader Bill Shorten is under union If he became Prime Minister he would run Australia at the direction of militant trade unions and not just the UFEU, the CFMEU. We saw what he did on the instruction of the Transport Workers Union. That put 35,000 family businesses, owner-driver, truck owners, out of business. If we had not been able by the skin of our teeth to abolish that tribunal, they would be penniless, unable to pay mortgages. They wowedn't be able to pay the grocery bill. This is what Labor did. They are totally, wholly-owned subsidiaries of militant unions. Nobody can believe that Daniel Andrews is taking on the CFA. It seems political madness, but he has no choice. He is owned by those unions and so is Bill Shorten. His silence speaks volumes. We stand up for those volunteers. A and as I said today, if we are returned to government, we will amend the Fair Work Act to protect them from this shocking union takeover.The Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has outlined his plan to help create jobs in SA. The proposal includes $100 million already promised to help Whyalla's steel plant and $500 around
million for a new tram network around Adelaide. Political reporter Caitlyn Gribbin is travelling with Mr Shorten. With nine days until election day, Bill Shorten is continuing his whip around marginal seats and the country. It seems high-viz vests and big machines are all in a day's campaigning. Mr Shorten has toured a rail maintenance yard in the seat of Adelaide. It's held by Labor's Kate Ellis with a margin of 3.9%. Mr Shorten was joined by Ms Ellis as well as Labor MPs Nick champion and Labor Senator Pen e penny Wong. Senator Wong attacked the Coalition's plans to hold a plebiscite into same-sex marriage. Labor would introduce legislation to Parliament. Overnight on social media Mr Shorten posted that the Coalition's plan for a plebiscite on the issue was a taxpayer-funded platform for homophobia. He wouldn't say today whether he'd vote against legislation to set up a plebiscite and was asked if anyone who votes against gay marriage is a homophobe.Not everyone who opposes marriage equality is a homophobe. But some - homophobes oppose marriage equality. I said to the Australian Christian Lobby I get that some oppose on religious grounds. Labor says the tender for the establishment of the Australian schools vaccination register could mean vaccination details of schoolchildren could be in for-profit hands. Mr Shorten has been struking Labor's plans for SA which -- spruiking Labor's plans for SA, which includes money for the steel and shipbuilding industries. The Opposition Leader will be our guest on 7.30, you can watch that live on ABC # News 24. Now for the business news, I'm joined by a portfolio specialist with the NAB. Take us through how overseas markets have been performing ahead of the Brexit vote?Despite uncertainty for some time, markets were OK. In the UK its index, the FT-100 was up 0.6%. Also the same in Germany, up 0.6. France was up 0.3. The US, down a little bit, but not by very much, down 0.2%. In Asian trading today, markets were also OK. Japan's market was up 1.1%. Hong Kong up, and Singapore up 0.5 and also the New Zealand market up about 0.3%. Our currency held its own today. It was finishing up 0.3% at 75.26 US cents. Not too bad.John, what would you say the market's main concerns are regarding the referendum?Well, markets don't like uncertainty. And a potential British withdrawal from the Eurozone is just one more to add to a fairly long list. There have been two main concerns in markets: Should the vote support an exit? Firstly that the UK economy could suffer, and that's certainly a distinct possibility, because 50% of Great Britain's trade, 50% of the trade is with Europe, so British exports could find it a little bit more difficult should there be an exit to access the European market. The second biggest concern in markets has been a UK exit could also lead to other European countries to seek a similar withdrawal from the Eurozone and that quite frankly would have more serious consequences. Perhaps we can put some perspective on a potential UK withdrawal. The UK economy accounts for around 2% of global GDP, not a lot. But certainly what is more important is perhaps what happens in America and certainly what happens in China. But we should know by lunchtime tomorrow which way the British voters are going to go.Exactly. It will be a fascinating conversation many in the afternoon our time. John Owen, thank you.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country's latest missile tests show it has the sure capability to attack US interests. Pyongyang launched twin tests on Wednesday, the first failing, the second travelling about 400km and landing in the Sea of Japan. The UN Security Council has condemned the act after an emergency meeting in New York. Existing UN resolutions brought in because of the north's continuing nuclear weapons program ban the rogue state from using ballistic missile technology. Russian President Vladamir Putin has commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the former Soviet Union. He laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow. Memories of the invasion remain strong in Russia, where losses reached 27 million people. The Nazis were stopped near Moscow in 1941 and the Soviet victory in 1943 at Stalingrad turned the tide of the war. There's been more violence at Papua New Guinea's biggest university and tensions over political protests continue. Students clashed with security guards and several vehicles were torched two weeks after dozens of students were injured when police opened fire on a demonstration. There's been more violence on the university of Papua New Guinea campus two weeks after the shooting students
here that injured a number of students when they clashed with police at the gates. As you can see, students have barricaded the entrances to the campus. They clashed this morning with university security officers. They burnt a number of cars at the university security base. Don't know if there's been any reported injuries. At the moment the police came on to the campus. They talked to students and the university administration and then withdrew. There will be further discussions about what to do. The students on the campus say things are peaceful. Most have gone back to the mess or their dormitories. They say that they're saddened by what happened, as the university security were the ones that helped them, taking some of the injured students to hospital after they were shot by police two weeks ago. They say, though, that they're angry at the university administration and the Government for their demands to return to class. They say it's too early to return to class. They want to have a Melanesian-style reconciliation ceremony and establish a peaceful relationship before they go back and resume their classes and everything on the university can go back to normal. Australian teenage basketballer Ben Simmons is expected to beat be the number one draft pick for the Basket Ball Association and join the Philadelphia 76ers. On paper Simmons is worth close to $40 million and he's yet to play a game at the elite level. Ben Simmons is the most sought-after college basketballer in the US. It's a little surprising, some thing also be shocking, but you know, I've worked this hard to be able to do this and I'm looking forward to this being part of the NBA.Now America is getting to know him.I'm trying to think of what your accent is.Australian. Australian, mixed American.Really? Yeah, my dad was from New York. Where?The Bronx. (CHEERING) Ben Simmons' father played for the Melbourne Tigers.I grew up in a basketball family, a small circle. That's how we built me into the type and player and person I am. Simmons came to the US at 13. He had one year in college. Ben Simmons is the latest Australian to make it to the NBA, following the successes of Paddy Mills, Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova. He also gave his parents moments like this.You have an OK basketball player name Ben Simmons in the house. (CHEERING) That was really special, for Ben, I was sitting in the audience and here he is saying, my son's name. You know, it was amazing. His parents recognise there are down sides to being a superstar. The media attention and some negative attention has certainly prepared him for what he's going to face.Ben Simmons is getting used to the spotlight. Tomorrow night the draft will be carried live around the US and around the world.

Now time for more sport with Georgie Tunny with the headlines. State
They may have suffered yet another State of Origin loss, but don't expect the Blues to look that much different in game three. Coach Laurie Daley is refusing to experiment with his side despite the fact this series is gone. The Blues arrived back in Sydney with some walking wounded in tow. Play-maker Adam Reynolds picked up a shoulder injury. For the Maroons Sam Thaiday will miss matches through to suspension. Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley admits comments by club President Eddie McGuire have had an impact. Eddie McGuire issued an apology after joking on radio about drowning a journalist, Caroline Wilson. The Magpies have again recalled maligned forward Travis Cloke from the VFL. The Wallabies have made three changes to their team as they aim to avoid a 3-0 loss to England. Locks Rob Simmonds and Will Skelton returned. The Wallabies won't be changing their attacking approach for Saturday's test in front of a sell-out crowd of about 43,000. The fans in Sydney in particular haven't had the chance to be at a game. This is our chance to give them the football that we've played t running football we played in the previous matches but with better quality and more consistently. Thank you, time for the weather.

A strong cold front through the SE. It's bringing potential of fairly widespread snow overnight. We're seeing temps behind the change dropping to single figures through the SE. We could see snow in the Mount Lofty Ranges, through the midnorth and also the southern parts of the Flinldzers Ranges, down to around 400m in Tasmania, around 500m in Victoria and 6-800m across NSW as that cold air mass moves through the state tomorrow. We will see cold dry air move to Queensland.

We could see frost becoming widespread through Queensland. Once the high moves east t weekend will be frosty across the SE. We have the potential of damaging winds tomorrow through parts of NSW, the ACT, Victoria, SA and Tasmania. We've got flood watches out at the moment for parts of SA, Tasmania and NSW. Those rainfall totals will ease off considerably overnight. The wind also begin to ease as we move into Friday afternoon. Patchy rain sitting through the central inland and coast of WA. Through is south-west there is a frontal system on the way but Perth should be dry.

An area of patchy rain into SA. We will see the rain and cloud affecting Adelaide. We will see cold and chilly conditions in Sydney and Brisbane. Thank you. The newest resident of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo wears stripes and weighs in at almost 50kg. The as-yet unnamed zebra arrived Saturday. Right now the fol has brown stripes but zoo kepers say they will turn plaque after about two years. You're watching ABC News. Good to have you. Stay with us.

This program is not captioned. This program is live captioned by Ericsson Access Services. Mellow. Welcome to The Drum. I'm Julia Baird. Coming up: Malcolm Turnbull weighs into the Brexit debate, warning a leave vote could hurt
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New research shows the success of John Howard's tough gun controls two decades on. And: Another impractical outfit foisted upon women athletes - this time at Wimbledon.

Joining me on our Thursday night panel we have CEO of Professional Mums and former BRW editor Kate Mills. Welcome. Executive director of the Menzies Research Centre Nick Cater, and head of theMcKell Institute Sam Crosby. If you are on Twitter you can join us if you use the hashtag The Drum. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has tried to turn Brexit into a vote winner here at home by arguing only the Coalition can protect Australia from future global economic turmoil. Polls have just opened in Britain with around 46 million people eligible to vote on whether the UK should stay in or leave the European Union. British Prime Minister David Cameron is leading the re-Meyne camp. He argues -- remain camp. He argues it is better for the economy and senior Coalition figures agree.It would be a very big shock. There is no doubt about that. If Brynne votes the leave the European Union, there are a lot of things that are beyond our control that affect global markets, that affect us, and that is why you need to have a stable Government with a clear national economic plan.I believe that it would be in Australia's national interests for a strong Britain, and indispensable friend and ally of ours to remain within the European Union. Already, we have seen great volatility in global financial markets at the mere prospect of Britain leaving the EU. That's why it is so important for Australia to stick to the economic plan that the Turnbull Government has been implementing.But leave campaign leader Boris Johnson says Australia and Britain would become closer if the UK split off from the EU, and in a last ditch letter to voters he promised an Australian-style points system for immigration if successful. Nick Cater, what do you think will happen if Britain decides to leave?I think the short answer is we don't know. People who say they do, there will be... Surely that is a large part of why you would form your view on whether they should or not?I think I have been following the European Union now for more than 30 years, as a journalist, and part of that time 10 years of that, in Britain, and some in Brussels. At every stage when something momentous is about to happen, there is always people who have these forecasts that it will be disaster rouse. It never is. I think back to that very heated debate in Britain over whether they should join the common currency, and everybody now, who is on the remain side, was arguing at that time yes, we must, we don't want to be little England. But plain ply, as things turned out, that was a wise decision not to enter.Explain for us why you think they should leave.Well, I think that the... Immigration is the issue that has got people talking about it. But that is recent. For a long time poem have been concerned really about the nature of the beast. It is asupra national bureaucracy that has powers to conflict with sovereign powers, and it is attempting to get bigger and to take more of an economic role now, a fiscal role, and I think fill love scli, people may consider themselves classical Liberals think that is a bad idea, that the best decisions is made at local level, and the history is that the EU has made terrible disastrous decisions over the years. There was the common act culture policy, which I remember covering. Billions of dollars going to prop up small farmers to produce more and more milk when the market wasn't there, which has since been abandoned. I just think it is a bad idea. Interestingly, in Britain, you don't hear anybody - or hardly anybody - standing up supporting the EU enthusiastically. It is a question about what you do for a bad situation, scale and try -- stay and try to make it better or whether you give up.People accepting it is flawed, it could be improved.I disagree with that. I am a remain. I disagree with the of
idea that there haven't been a lot of people saying what a great thing the European Union has. We have seen all of the old Labour team being rolled out. In fact, everybody, David Beckham being rolled out to say it would be great say Nick
to say. I take on board what you say Nick about huge bureaucracy and bad decisions, but lots of countries and organisations make for me
bad Decembers. That isn't enough for me to think that Britain should come out. I think there is two main reasons. One, you can never forget the history of Europe and what came out of - trying to stop all those years of war by creating an economic bloc and to create stability. And, secondly, if I think about the challenges that we face now, globally, I think that we work much better together. You are only going to see closer cooperation between nations for those specific reasons.The EU is an institution where there has been no cooperation, it has been war. I don't accept your point about it the
being an instrument for preserving the peace. It was primarily a trading bloc between France and Germany. It's NATO, which is mesh, that brought peace and stability -- America that brought peace and stability strategically to Europe. The European Union had an anti-role. They have had no role in any sort of military or security decisions.A lot of jostling interests here. I am seeing this framed as a question of immigration, as a question of sovereignty, nationalism, the ineptness or inefficiecy of the EU as opposed to the argument that Kate just put, which is if me with -- if we are going to look Al climate change, tax evasion, scrutiny of multinational corporations, there is somesupra national body required. What is your view? Nick raised a few good points about what the leave campaign - the argument the leave campaign can mount. I have to say - the campaign they are mounting is deeply, deeply xenophobic. It is a despicable campaign. I printed this out in my extensive research for tonight's show. Yes.I have to say - I don't know if you can see that. It's got this nice little...Read it to us.The words aren't important. The important it to us.The words aren't
important. The important part is important. The important this nice little graphic, which has Syria and Iraq and a great big arrow coming in with a lot of people here, coming into and flooding the UK shores. Let's leave aside the fact that Syria and Iraq are not in the EU, nor are there any plans to bring them into the EU, any plans to bring them into the
EU, it is a deeply xenophobic exam pain That may as well say, "Brown people may come and get your jobs." That is the level of debate they are having. There are credible arguments that you just mounted that need to be aired, you need to have a serious economic decision about. They are not getting heard. It is racist nonsense.It isn't racist. When you get a 1.5 million open
people, through the Middle East, open borders, and also from Africa, coming in and being welcomed by Germany, you can see why people in Britain would say, "Well, hang on. We want to do what they have in Australia, we are happy to have a large migration program but we want it to be a controlled"...That is smaller than Australia's. Per capita head, it is smaller than Australia.In any case, Britain controls the border. It doesn't belong to the Schengen agreement. It still has passport controls. I absolutely agree...It does not. I disagree. It has open arrangements with the EU, that it has to accept people from other EU countries. Provided they are nationals of those countries. It isn't about a free-flow...Britain has no ability to say, "Well, you can come but we are going to not allow you to welfare", the sort of regulations that exist here.Britain could have that. Europe is a flexible institution. For the reasons you notice about why Europe kept the pound but is still a member of all.
Europe, it isn't a one size fits all. That is the important thing that will come out of this. Europe will take the message on board. Britain isn't the only country that is struggling with should we stay in Europe, should we come out of it. Every nation has those...Not every nation. I disagree with that. The only thing that will change Europe is Britain's exit. We know that Britain is a negotiator in Europe, very lard to make any changes. When it leaves, then Europe will be forced into a sort of reality and have to make changes.The question is also how it will change Britain as well. I'm not asking you to forecast with pinpoint accuracy, but we know where the fault lines are. We know there will be a new border with Ireland, and can make the Scottish more likely to leave. How do you... And also the electorate itself more divided as a consequence of the whole debate. How do you respond to those concerns?Well, I think what will be needed in the end is proof that this was worthwhile. Britain will have to become a growing economy, it will have to become a successful economy. To do that they are going to have to do very hard things, to make themselves that the
way. I mean, once they are out of the European Union to attract business and investment, they are going to have to do it on their own termings, it won't be supported. They will have to do it through having lower taxes, a more educated workforce, all the things that Australia has to do to compete with own.
the world. They will be on their own. I think Britain, with its history and the size of its economy and the growth of the economy at the moment, is in a good position to do that.Interesting it be linked to lower taxes. I want your perspective on this, Tom. There is obviously... Sam. Boris Johnson and his crew have done a great job at appealing to a broad sector of the community, but we have people like Ambrose Evans Pritchard and some of the Tories from the Telegraph who have spoken about sovereignty. There is also a discussion about what the implication might be in terms of taxation and the class structure of the country. How do you see that?To take Nick's point we don't know what will happen over the longer term. But we do know - we will see a collapse in the pound. It's already started T market has a 25% chance it will happen. It's already started to collapse. We have seen major financial institutions saying if this happens we don't want to locate in London. You will see the city of London lose one of the big drivers. Now, if that happens, you are going to need to start to see a tax base and revenue great broad ended and come from elsewhere. That has to put upward pressure on other parts of the tax base.I know you wrote a piece for The Drum about the impact on Australian politics. What do you think will happen?If it happens, and that is a big if, I think you are going to see an endgised right wing of the Liberal Party, see the Cory Bernardi, the James Pattinsons, the Tony Abbott, that Angelophile that will get enthused. You will see them putting pressure on Australia to have a freeze trade agreement with Britain itself. I think that is going to create headaches for Malcolm Turnbull in the very near term.Do you agree?One thing... Nick is right here. We don't know how it will look. This is a referendum. They are not breaking the treaty tomorrow. All they are doing terms
getting a signal from the people in terms of what they want to do. There is a multi yud of things. They could remain in there economic area, like Norway, which is probably the most likely. You continue to trade with them as a strong economic partner. You have to, when in the European economic area, you have to do 80% of what Europe wants you to do anyway in order to trade to them. It may not be... In the media we play it up as being disastrous. I may not be. You will get a short-term shot in the market. If they go down the route that most people think they will, it won't change things too much. A lot of people who vote for it will be disappointed because on the day-to-day basis, in terms of the amount of immigrants, their relationship with Europe, it wouldn't change that much at all.I think Sam is wrong. I don't think there is any of those dramatic domestic consequences here that he foresees. For one thing, Tony Abbott wrote a piece for The Times in favour of remain. It's not that... It is being portrayed as a sort of extreme right wing... The normal decent people... It isn't that at all.No, no. But strong support...Can I just say that the Labor Party, up until recently, was swept call about Europe -- sceptical about Europe. Jeremy Corbyn has been sceptical but he's come out in favour at the last minute.No, it isn't. It isn't as simple one. That is why I was asking for analysis of how this has played out. But there are... Hardline Tories who have been arguing for this. There is kind of like the bulk of the political class who's been concerned about it.I don't regard it as hardline. I think they are people that share a classical Liberal people, people like Boris Johnson and that is a strong form of thought within Australia and particularly within the Liberal Party. People that just believe in sovereignty and democracy and local decisions. And against central planning, against the big bureaucracy, and certainly against supranational bodies having an influence ow you. Sure you cooperate with other people but you are not told what to do. They can see that and they can reflect that Britain... Well, in my opinion - would be better off if it can make its own decisions and wasn't being sat upon by Brussels.I think it will may out as it did in Scotland. I think remain will win. I know the remain will
poles have been close. I think remain will win. If you look at what happened in Scotland, it was energised. It is important for countries to have big debates and conversations. Then Scottish leaders works to make them more cohesive and that will be the challenge, how do you take those messages, that have valid about how people feel in terms of their Europe
relationship between them and Europe and their country and Europe, and create something new and fresh, is the way I would say the Scottish National Party did. OK. Alright. Let's move back to Australia now. We will keep our eyes very closely on what's happened with Brexit overnight. It is only - voting only just hopd 90 minutes -- opened 90 minutes ago. Early stages now. Let's talk about Australia. Significant research that's come out in the last 24 hours. It's been 20 years since Australia introduced tough gun laws, and this new research shows there's been a continuing decline in firearm killings, and no fatal mass shootings over that time. In Can Terrace to the US -- in contrast to the US - think about this - in the last 1200 days there's been 1,000 mass shootings. The most recent was Orlando last week, which was the worst in American history. This has motivated a group of Democrats in the US House of Representative to stage a sit-in calling for tighter gun controls. The protest is in its 16th hour.We can no longer wait, we can no longer be patient, so today we come to the well of the House to drama advertise the need for action. Not next month! Not next year! But now! Today!The Chair appreciates that members will differ on matters of policy and will seek to express those... CHANTING:But the Chair would hope that the business of the House could be conducted in a fashion that respects positively on the dignity and the decorum of this institution to which we all belong. I think they are showing the kind of frustration and even anger that... People around the country have about the inability of the Republican-led Congress to take commonsense steps that would protect the American people. Professor Simon Chapman has led the latest Australian gun control research and joins us on The Drum. Welcome.Thank you.Explain to us what your research finds?We did a 10-year follow-up of the gun laws in 2006, and there hadn't been a masser then. We were interested to see if that carried forward. What people don't understand, I think, is that while the gun law reforms were driven by those massacres, the gun death problem in this country is not mainly about massacres, it is about common or garden, every day back natural, sad suicides, 81% of all gun deaths are suicide, and homicides, the sort of thing where people shot partners, shoot a neighbour, shoot a bikie gang member, that sort of thing. Those are the deaths which are what we news
are looking at plainly. The good news there is they have been coming down as well at a faster rate than they were coming down before the firearms agreement in 1996.What do you posit as being the reason for it? Can we simply put it down to gun control? Because others will say it is a very muddy and much disputed terrain, this area of statistics.Well, there were some 750,000 guns taken out of the community in a population at the time of about 18 million. Now, you do the maths there and you see that is a very significant number of guns going out of the community. I think it is quite easy to understand why there may have been a lack of homicide... Of mass killings, and that is because to perpetrate a mass killing you really do need a semiautomatic weapon rapidfire weapon. They were harder to get. Think what would have happened if Man Monis had a semiautomatic weapon weapon indid of a sawn-off shotgun. That is understandable. Suicide - you don't need, of course, a semiautomatic weapon to shoot yourself in the head. You need one shot. So, some people would argue that removing all of these smaup # semiautomatic weapon -- semiautomatic weapons would be irrelevant to the suicide. Taking all those guns out, 750,000, took a lot of possible guns out. A a semiautomatic weapon can fire one shot. So they went out. The other factor to think about is this, that the lethality of guns is higher than the Lethality of other means of trying to assault someone, or of trying to kill yourself. So... In 20 years we have had mobile phones, so you can get ambulances and emergency services quicker than you could with landlines. So with other forms of assault or suicide, you are getting higher survival rates, but you are still getting the same suicide... The same death rates with guns, because they are so lethal. We are seeing a bigger fall-off, for example, in nonfirearm suicides than we are seeing with firearm suicides, but still a major fall-off in firearm suicides.Have you been concerned or have you shared former Prime Minister's John Howard's concerns there may have been some - a softening or complacency of attitudes in Australia towards gun control?Look, there has been a bit of creep going on, particularly in NSW, with the Shooters Party. They have successfully managed to get shooting in national parks. Leyonhjelm has successfully negotiated the access to the Adler, and there is all this toe and fro among shooting groups saying no different to guns which have always been available. Just go on to YouTube and see shooters... Nearly wetting themselves with amazement about how quickly you can fire off rounds. That is fine if you are really a pig shooter. But if you are somebody who has nasty thoughts
thoughts, there may be other thoughts in your mind about it... Ricky Muir has been posting shots of himself shooting...We may find that distasteful but the real problem - and the fact is - the murders that happen, the homicides that still happen with guns, do tend to be illegally obtained guns, not guns hell by official clubs and involving gangs and so forth.That isn't true. Most killings are - most murders are done by people with no criminal record whatsoever, and no actual history of mental health. People would say about them in retrospect, "Gee, he was odd, acted strange, a bit of a loner." I mean, the calls for sort of psychiatrists and doctors to better identity such people. All of those people will say that is nonsense. Am I to put a plaque mark against everyone who cops into my surgery who is a little odd?Did you think that the - the ones that do hit the headlines are probably not really representative of the broader number of deaths?Well, the ones that hit the headlines are the ones which outrage the community. We remember those. For every person killed in a massacre there are 139 people who die in the less news worthy type of gun death events. You have had a massive response in the US, have you not? The timing of this research is quite crucial. What has been the response?Well, serrendiptous is the worst word. The paper was accepted a few dayes before the Orlando massacre. As soon as that happened the editor wanted to contribute to the debate. So they rushed the paper out. Yes, it's been going crazy all day. There is a form of metric that academics get excited by, and this one is heading towards a figure which would make it one of the 100 most talked about papers of the year already, within less than 24 hours of being...The power of research!Staying in the US... You know, I am wondering do you see any possible hope for sanity to prevail? I notice on this US Congress thing what they are fighting over is that potential terrorists on the no-fly list should be banned from buying guns. If there was ever a group you should think shouldn't be able to lawfully obtain firearms, it's them.I mean, such a mesh smush -- measure would be the baby steps of gun control. It would be unimaginable in this country if even David Leyonhjelm would oppose something like that. Perhaps not. The Sandy Hook massacre, 20 primary school kids moan down in a school. What happened? Nothing.We seem to be at some kind of turning point now, at least in terms of public protest, don't you think, when we have John Lewis, still bears the fractures in his skull of being beaten up by Alabama State Troops in the March on Selma, a pivotal figure, praised by the current President and Hillary Clinton... Look, let's hope so. I think that we - other nations have to do all we can to sort of hold up a mirror to the United States, a great example of that was this morning when I was giving a radio interview to Robbie Buck and a Dr Rang in, saying, "I greated -- graduated in 95, I worked in trauma that centres", and she said, "I have never seen a gunshot wounds." I tweeted that later this afternoon. A Spanish doctor from Spain said, "Yeah, me either." People working in medicine in some countries do not know what gun violence is about. Yet in South Africa, US, Venezuela, places like that, it is the one of the most common things seen in trauma centres.It is interesting to watch how your research is viewed. Also, after November to see what kind of impact it has, because it was an amazing scenes, I thought, in the House of Alright.
Representatives today. Alright. Thank you. Before we go, we are going to talk about something else that seems to be a perennial issue, and that is the way women in sport are seen. Nike recalled a tennis dress, due to be worn at Wimbledon, after players claimed the dress was too reveal and hampered play. Weird because they are there supposed to be playing. Here is the dress, in act shin oint Katie Boulter -- action on Katie Boulter during a Wimbledon to
match. She was forced to improvise to keep the dress from flying up, using a headband. Now, Nike told players to bring the dress to their Wimbledon office for alteration. Kate?Well... I look at the story and the first thing that comes to mind is I wish we were talking about differential between what women and men with paid.Let's talk about thatAnd what they wear when there. Nike's pushed the bar, the players have said, "This is ridiculous", thankfully it is getting rectified. It is a sideshow. The issue is are they both being able to go for the same amount of money. The answer is no. But some people say if you make it - if that's right decorative, more people want to watch it, if they do highlight that part of themselves, more advertising more sponsorship and brings more money...There is no doubt. We have like watching athletes because they look like fantastic physical specimens. You are not going to take that away. That's always happened since Athens. We understand that. It is a question of how far you take it, I think. When the players stand up and say, "I'm not comfortable and I can't play." (LAUGHTER) You have taken it too far.I saw vaguely
this story and I thought that is vaguely familiar. I did what you can do now - Google. I see since 1905 about every three years there is a scandal at Wimbledon over the dress.In 1905 they were probably skipping ankles!They went above the knee soon after World War I. There is some sort of associate logical story. For me, Wimbledon... The great thing about this is when coming
the story comes out Wimbledon is coming up. As somebody who lived through many British winters, I just remember that wonderful feeling - summer arrived!I am staggered that Nike let this get this far. They have a lot of athletes in their stable that... They must - should have spoken who weird.
when designing the dress.It is weird.None of them said, "Fair go, that's a bit "consideration...Do you think it was deliberate? They are getting publicity?Everyone is getting the publicity - Wimbledon, Nike...Cynics!We are not normally allowed to that, talk about a brand.We are just providing the full facts. That is it. Thank you so much to Kate Mills, Nick Cater, Sam Crosby and Professor Simon Chapman, our guest. Go to See you again tomorrow night.

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