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(generated from captions) Today, people rescued and rivers rising north of Adelaide. Concerns of major flooding in Gawler today. Certainly this has been a significant event and a number of communities have been impacted.A packed commuter train has crashed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour. Former Federal Minister Wyatt Roy cops a barrage of criticism after getting caught up in a deadly fire fight in Iraq. And it's that time of year, thousands of fans are turning out to support their teams ahead of the NRL and AFL Grand Finals. Hello and welcome to Mornings, I'm Joe O'Brien. Taking a quick look at the weather first in the capital cities:

There are major flood concerns in SA this morning after soaked catchments took on more Ron overnight and into this morning. The main worry is the north and south Parra rivers that meet at the town of Gawler. Around 70mm fell in the catchment in the 24 hours to midnight and that river - that junction river's turned into the Gawler river and run out into the coast. Swollen rivers have spilled over into towns in the Clare and Barossa valleys with homes under threat in low lying parts of Tanunda, old Noarlunga, Adelaide south is also expected to be flooded today. The SES issued emergency flood warnings today advising residents in Nurioopta, Tanunda, Roland Flat, Kingsford to follow emergency flood plans.We've had lot of rain overnight still going to the catchments and most of the rivers are continuing to rise. Our real concern is that people are still entering floodwaters and this morning alone we've had six different cases of swiftwater rescues where we've had to endanger the life of our own crews and those of the responders going in to help people who really could have been prevented had some common sense taken place. People should stay tuned to their emergency service broadcasts and check the websites and stay abreast of what's going on. So the flood threat for the town of Auburn in the State's mid north has reduced but locals remain wary. Reporter Leah Mclennan is near there.Behind me is the Wakefield River. Much like what Nicola was saying, this is a road normally. Cars can Ford the river on this road but as you can see, it's up quite high. I think it's looking like it's probably around the metre mark at the moment. We were here in the same spot last night. It has subsided by maybe half a metre or eso since then but it was a very nervous night for locals. Just in front of me there are houses probably just 20m away. They've sandbagged, they'd evacuated. It was a nervous night and I have come back to look this morning and I think they're quite relieved to see it has subsided from the high of last night. We were in Clare yesterday. It's not far from Auburn, just a short drive north of here. We were in the main street which looks like the kind of place you'd never think would be flooded but people were sandbagging there because the Hutton River is going a few metres behind that main street and the caravan park, the river basically goes straight through it. So as a pre-emptive measure they had evacuated that caravan park, all the caravans had gone to higher ground and, yes, I think it was a difficult night for Clare as well as Auburn. Last night it rained almost all night. I can't tell you how much rain fell but it just felt like it was raining all night. I spoke to a woman who lives really close to here and she was saying it was a sleepless night for her. She stayed in a friend's house because she was so close to the river but she couldn't sleep just listening to the rain and thinking, "What is happening to the river that's flowing through my house?" But luckily it hasn't hit her home. It's gone down slightly and heapal are hoping will stay that way for now at the very least.Leah Mclennan there near Auburn to the north of Adelaide. Nicola Gage is keeping an eye on water levels in the Barossa Valley. She joins me now. You're near Nurioopta, north of Adelaide, and Gawler is downstream for you. The concern today is around the north Para river R. You on the north Parra river, basically upstream from Gawler?That's exactly right, Joe. So if you can see behind me, there is a whole lot of water. This used to be a road but it looks like a river. That's because just further back the north Parra river has burst its banks and has flooded this entire road. On either sides there are lots of vines inundated with water and if you can see, there is a car right in the middle of these floodwaters. It was car right in the middle of these
floodwaters. It was about 2:00am this morning that Emergency services had to rescue a driver who was caught in these floodwaters. Thankfully, he caught in these floodwaters.
Thankfully, he wasn't injured and he was pulled to safety but authorities are reminding people that these are very dangerous conditions and people should stay away from flooding even though many roads are starting to become cut off. When we drove through Tanunda this morning, many roads were very close to being cut off from water, trees had been uprooted. Remember, we had very strong winds coming in through last night from this deep low pressure system that has hit SA. At about 2:00am when this flood warning came through, people in the Tanunda caravan park had to be evacuated and had to be sent to a nearby hall. So people are still nervous sly waiting to see what happens with these river levels. About 70mm of rain has fallen across this catchment in the past 24 hours and 20mm is expected to fall this morning. The weather has picked up since we've been here. It's just stopped raining but it has been pouring very heavily and it is very windy out here but the concern now is that this water is going down to the South Parra river and affecting residents there.So Nicola Gage, we can see the flood gauge behind you sticking out of the water there so you have been able to keep an eye on the flood levels. While you've been there today, does it appear the water where you are has been receding a little or is it basically steady?We have been keeping an eye on it, Joe, and at the moment it looks like it's quite steady or receding just a little bit. We do have a school just to this side of me and it is open for business today. The school bus wasn't working because yoBsly many roads are closed but the main concern now is the Gawler region so all of this water, which is pushing through vines and going through areas of the Barossa, is now heading to the Gawler region where the south Parra river is. Many residents there are nervously waiting to see what will happen. Many people have been sandbagging but, once again, a nervous wait to see what will happen with this weather.Nicola, we were having a chat to someone in Lyndoch a little earlier because we saw some shots in Lyndoch of the vines in that area being flooded as well and he was saying that the people who run the vineyards there aren't too worried, they enjoy the fact that they've seen a bit of water because it's been a pretty dry argument for a long time. Have you spoken to growers there about the effect of this on the vines which are obviously such a huge industry there in the Barossa?As you can imagine, these are very extraordinary scenes. Many residents have been driving up to these closed roads just to have a look because it does not happen very often. Some incredible scenes of entire paddocks of vines just filled with water. I did speak with one grape grower and he was very similar to what you were just saying. He said it's not too bad for the vines but the main problem is with any kind of pesticides or diseases that could affect harvest so whens this does subside they're the things that grape growers will be having to focus on but these are low-lying areas and sometimes prone to flooding so these are things that grape growers do know about and have some knowledge of.Nicola Gage reporting from near Nurioopta in SA, that's upstream from Gawler and the concern is that all that water is headed for Gawler. We were speaking to the SES earlier today. They're expecting that peak on the north Parra and south Parra rivers at Gawler some time over the next six hours and are concerned about the possibility of major flooding there in that town so we'll keep across that. The silver lining is that the grape grower say it's not too bad for them but there is a continuing impact on the industry in SA. There are millions being lost by some of the manufacturers down there, particularly because of the black-out and the continuing problems with the power supply to some parts of SA. SA isn't the only State watching water levels. Parts of Tasmania have also been on alert for torrential rain from that very same weather system. Reporter Damian McIntyre is in Launceston.I'm on the north Esk river banks in the Launceston suburb of Saint lender's. As you can see, it river is full and flowing really quickly. This is one of six rivers in the State where a flood warning is in place but the rain and wind has certainly eased from what it was like yesterday. In parts of the north-west yesterday, there were wind gusts of up to 90 km/h on several exposed areas. The highest wind gust recorded was 113 km an ohour on Tasman island. There was also torrential downpours in many areas. Fisher River in northern Tasmania had 95mm of rain while mount virk on the State's east coast recorded 81mm of rain. There is a severe weather warning still in place but that weather front has moved from the north to north-west and headed to the east coast and that has also extended to the south-east today so a severe weather warning continuing for damaging winds and heavy rainfall but the threat appears to have left the north and north-west but the south can expect heavy rain throughout the day.We can see from that countryside behind you that it's so green there at the moment, that area has received a lot of rain this year, hasn't it?It has. There's been record rainfalls this winter in this region. Because the rivers are already so full, there is a concern about flash flooding. It only take as small bit of rain for these rivers to really reach their peaks. And as far as you know so far, for haven't been any reports of major damage or people being injured as a result of this in Tassie?So far so good. The SES has received a number of calls for help but they've only been minor call-outs, including parts of roofs that have blown away, small leaks, but at this stage there's been no injuries or no major damage but there's a number of SES crews on stand-by throughout the State ready to react to any damage that is caused from this weather. Damian McIntyre reporting froping Launceston in Tassie. Now a memorial service to mark the anniversary of police worker cherts Cheng a's death is under way in Sydney and the NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione is speaking now. Let's take a listen in.... Officers across NSW and of course in this very building, all vitally important to the daily operation of the police force. They are mainly unseen colleagues and friends of our police officers working side by side with them to serve the community of NSW. They're a part of the police family. But mostly, they're not in the front line and rarely do they come face to face with violent offenders in the act of committing a crime, so on that day 12 months ago, what happened to Curtis shocked us to the core. This was a strike on us at home, a place where we felt we had the right to feel the safest but in the aftershocks of this tragedy, the ties that bind the police family became even stronger. The outpouring of support from within the NSW police force and the tremendous support given to us by the community of NSW has made us a stronger force and even more united force against those who would seek to divide us. We are sworn and unsworn. We are men and women, like the community we serve, we come from many different backgrounds and cultures but we are one police force. Curtis himself was the perfect example of what unity and diversity means, of how we become stronger by embracing our differences and having the courage to accept the challenges and the possibilities that change brings. Selina, Alfa, Sylvia, I think I know the pain that your loss is still bringing to you. It's very, very raw, and that was very clear yesterday, but I hope that this memorial plaque honouring Curtiss provides you with some comfort. The plaque is a tribute to a man with a gentle and caring heart, a man who displayed integrity, loyalty, commitment, professionalism and devotion to duty as a member of the NSW police force. And hopefully it also brings some consolation to those who worked here with Curtis and who remember him, not only as an esteemed colleague but as a very dear friend. Shortly Premier Baird and Deputy Premier grant conand I will unveil the plaque, naming this building the Curtis Cheng centre, NSW police headquarters. The naming of this building, the Curtis Cheng centre, is not only a tribute to Curtis, it's a public statement, it's a very public statement that the NSW police force is a strong and united force working for a peaceful and a safe society. It's a symbol that the community of NSW values life and values freedom and it's a reminder that one ordinary man with a gentle spirit and a caring heart can make an enormous difference. Thank you.OK, we'll leave that there for the moment. That was the NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione speaking there at that service marking a year since the death of police accountant Curtis Cheng in Parramatta in Sydney. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he's dis appointed his former colleague Wyatt Roy chose to travel to Iraq against the Government's advice. Mr Roy travelled to northern Iraq where he met Kurdish Peshmerga fighters battling Islamic State and during the trip became caught up in a fire-fight apparently between the two sides. The former Liberal MP escaped unharmed but has been strongly criticised by the Foreign Minister for defying official Government advice not to travel to the region. Mr Roy denies he was acting irresponsibly.The 2 minutes in the last few months that there was a Daesh attack of about 15 Daesh terrorists but the Peshmerga were incredibly professional, they pushed them back about half an hour in the fire-fight and we were able to get back to the town and a Coalition air strike was able to repeal the Daesh terrorists.He's a very good friend of mine and I'm glad he's safe and well, that's the first thing, the most important thing, whoever the Australian is who happens to be in Iraq.Christopher Pyne there and Labor frontbencher Richard Marles says it was a serious lapse of misjum by Wyatt Roy.This is profoundly stupid, profoundly selfish. Wooer talk about a war zone, not a Contiki tour and Julie Bishop is right, if anything had happened to Wyatt Roy, it would have put others' lives in danger that might have feeded to provide assistance.A teenage girl who went missing in Sydney's Royal National Park has been found safe and well this morning. 16-year-old Cassie Olshack was last seen on CCTV footage leaving Waterfall train station on Sunday evening. NSW police say a passing motorist alerted authority this morning after sighting a girl matching Cassie's description on the Princes Highway at Waterfall. It's been revealed the doctor at the centre of the NSW dome therapy dosing scandal also worked at a hospital in Newcastle but the State Government can't say how many patient he's treated. Dr John Greigel gave off-protocol chemotherapy doses to more than 100 patients at Sydney's Saint Vincent's hospital and dozens more in the central west. It's now emerged he also worked at Newcastle's cavalry Mater Hospital from 1986 through to '88. The State Health Minister says that period is before chemotherapy dosing protocols were introduced, making difficult to investigate. The shadow Health Minister says the revelation is further proof a special commission of inquiry is needed. Investigations are under way into the cause of a deadly train crash overnight in the US State of New Jersey. At least one person died and more than 100 others were injured when the commuter train slammed into a platform at full speed. North America correspondent Zoe Daniel has more.The crash happened about 8:45 this morning, obviously a very busy time of day. The train, as we understand it, was full of commuters, and so was the stationtism was at about quarter to 9 that the train apparently came barrelling in to the station at speed. This is actually a dead end, it's a transit station. People get off erhe to go in to Manhattan to work so rather than stopping at that dead end, the train simply hit the cement and apparently mounted the platform. The damage to the station is extremely extensive. Part of the roof has come down and buckled, there are wires hanging down and one person was killed. She was apparently hit by debris from the station so she was on the platform as opposed to being on the train. 108 people, as we understand it, were injured. Many people clinaled out of the windows of the train --climbed out of the windows of the train in order to escape, not knowing what was going on, and in this current volatile global environment many jumped to the conclusion there may have been a bomb but there's no suggestion this was anything beyond an accident. People who were on the platform came to the aid of those who were trying to get out of the train and many of them injured, some quite severely, others with lacerations and those sorts of things. New Jersey governor Chris Christie spoke this morning. Let's take a look.We've been tested, as have the people of New York and New Jersey been tested, and that's one of the things you saw in there this morning, that regular commuters left the safety of where they were standing to rush to the train to help first responders evacuate injured people off the train. This region has developed a resilience that is admired by the rest of the world because of the way we've been tested.There are three people at least who are in a critical condition in hospital, about 18 people who are unemergency rooms but also many other people described as walking wounded with broken bones, with lacerations, cuts and bruises, those sorts of things, being treated. The engineer who was in the front car of it train did survuve the crash. There were four cars with a locomotive at the back. He is said to be in a critical condition in hospital but he is cooperating with investigators who are obviously trying to work out what caused this crash and whether an emergency stopping system that's being implemented on various trains across America would have made a difference and prevented this accident.Zoe Daniel there. Now let's take a look at business news. A very Good Friday morning to Alicia Barry. Deutsche Bank is such a huge financial player internationally, it's had a bit of a shocking year and a shocking night overnight which led in great part to that fall in the US market. What's going wrong with Deutsche Bank?Their really big concerns about the financial position of Deutsche Bank, that is that it doesn't have enough capital on its books. This is sparked by worries that the bank may struggle to pay a US$14 million fine for mismanagement during the global financial crisis. As you mentioned, the bank has had a very bad year. We've seen shares down 57% so far this year and there have been concerns about had stability of European banks in general. Italian banks were in folk ascouple of months ago and now it really is Deutsche Bank's turn. News agency Bloomberg reported hedge funds that clear derivatives with Deutsche Bank have withdrawn excess cash from the bank. Westpac wrote increased anxiety about the German lender. The bank's US traded stocks slumped more than 7porous overnight, dragging the broader financial sector down and this happened despite the bank saying it's confident that its clients know its financial position is stable. Let's take a look how this is affecting it Australian share market and it taking a hit with the banking sector leading the loss.

The South Australian Chamber of Commerce says it will seek assurances from Government and energy providers about how the State will deal with future black-outs. The business community is continuing to assess the cost of this wild weather this week. Port Pirie's smelter says the site will be out of action for up to two weeks due to the outage which will cost the company millions of dollars. The Whyalla steelworks is at a critical stage and Arrium staff are trying to stop steel from cooling. The chamber's Anthony Penney told The Business that the chamber wants to know whether a similar situation will be prevented in the future. That's absolutely what we need to get reassurances of, to have a State-wide black-out is unacceptable, it's unacceptable for businesses and it's unacceptable for everyday people. I would have thought there would have been redundancy system or two unplace to prevent this happening but, again t was an unprecedented event.One of Victoria's biggest dairy processes says it will increase the average milk price paid to its suppliers. Warrnambool cheese and butter wrote to suppliers to say it will pay an average of $5 per kilogram of milk solids, increasing the average farmers receive by 20 cents. It comes off the back of the drop in the company's milk price earlier this year that wiped hundreds of thousands of dollars off suppliers' profit margins, that is all for now but I'll keep you update would the market action, particularly what's happening in the banking sector. Time for a check of the weather and good morning once again to Kirsten Venness. So Kirsten, the situation is easing in SA but you've got a bit of news for us from Tassie?Yeah, that's right. Good morning, Joe. This is the rain radar for Hobart and the rain is starting to move away. There's the city there. It's contracting to the south but this morning the city's seen 37mm, that's overnight and this morning. A warning for flash flooding has been issued with that rain expected to contract to the far south by this afternoon. The north of the State saw heavy falls yesterday. 40mm at Devonport, 63 at Sheffield and 47 at Low Head.What's the latest with the flood warnings in SA now?That heavy rain over SA we've seen since Wednesday has really caused rivers to swell. These are the major glad warnings here. The Gawler river catchment's had 75mm since the last 24 hours so that's one to watch as well and there's moderate flood warnings for the Torrens and Onkaparinga river. Other heavy falls we've had over the past 24 hours in SA include 44mm at Mount Lofty, 39 at Nurioopta and 33 at Clare.So around the States and toweratories today?Well, first I want to show you the weather conditions that are easing in SA and that's - we can see this circular motion here of spiralling cloud that's moving over the south-east of the country along with a deep low pressure system is bringing showers, strong winds and rain and storms to SA, Victoria, NSW and Tasmania but it's not nearly as strong as what we've seen and there's not as much rain expected today. The rain will just stuch the south-east corner of SA then move east into the rest of the south-east States, some heavier falls possible around Canberra. Taking a closer look at Queensland:

The top stories today - there are major flood concerns in parts of SA after all that rain over the past few days. The major concern is the north Parra River in the Barossa Valley, up to 70 mm in the Gawler River catchment has fallen and water levels are rising in that North Para River. A woman has been killed in a train crash in Hoboken in New Jersey. The morning rush train failed to slow down and smashed into the concrete barrier at the end of the track before ploughing into the station and causing part of the roof to collapse. A 16-year-old girl who went missing in Sydney's Royal National Park 5 days ago has been found safe and well. Police say a passing motorist alerted authorities this morning after sighting a girl matching her description on the Princes Highway. The underdogs prepare for the AFL and NRL grand finals with thousands turning out to give their teams a perfect send off. The Bulldogs and the Sharks are looking to finally secure some silverware after waiting more than 50 years. The SA SES is keeping an eye on a number of river systems across the State as levels continue the rise. Dermot Barry expects levels at Gawler to peak within the next 6 hours.We're monitoring it very closely and we remain significantly concerned about that area. We're urging people to please stay away from the floodwaters, certainly don't drive through the floodwaters and to monitor the radio stations so they get the emergency broadcaster and as we release them. And are you expecting there could well be water through homes in Gawler later today?I don't want to be alarmist but there is potential for that to happen, certainly, and we're monitoring it. We're working closely with our hydrology people who are able to give us an indication about the levels and where the water's going to go. We've done some pre-empting sandbagging and we continue to work with those communities to provide them with the best help we can to ensure they're safe.Are there some people who have already been evacuated or advised to leave their homes in low-lying areas of Gawler?There is through the - in fact through the whole Barossa Valley area and we evacuated some caravan parks and bit and pieces overnight. We're alsover concerned about the lower Onkaparinga which is to the south of the city and we have our hydrologists and crews monitoring down there. We're prepared, if we need to, to ask people to leave or to evacuate should the need arise.And so just back on the North Para River for a moment, do you know the extent of the damage from that, the flooding in that river at this stage and how many homes have been affected by that?It's difficult to determine at the moment. As the water is still continuing to rise, it's a little too early to say. What we are doing this morning, given the easing conditions, is we've got crews up in the fixed-wing aircraft who are looking to the extent and we also have damage assessment crews who will go out today now and we'll get a much better picture to the extent that the communities have been impacted.And so as I mentioned before, the North and South Para Rivers meet at gall a and it turns into the Gawler River. How concerned are you about the impacts downstream on the Gawler River?Again, we're monitoring it. The Gawler River and the people around it are fairly resilient, they've been exposed to flooding unfortunately a number of times over the years but this will be a high-level flood and we're certainly concerned enough that we have our crews out, well supported by Country Fire Service volunteers and other emergency services and we will continue to work with those communities to ensure their safety. Dermot Barry there. Ross La Gana has been in the Barossa for 40 years and is the local supermarket owner at Lyndoch. He says the river level has dropped there this morning but there's been some damage to businesses. I spoke to him a short time ago.About 12:30 the rain started to die a bit and the wind died off and the creek had peaked by then and this morning she come down by a couple of metres but there was a bit of damage to the Lord Lyndoch, the restaurant across the roast and the post office and a few houses in low-lying areas. But the SE the MFS and CFS door knocked and evacuated people and sandbagged, they did a lot of fantastic work around the area.So was there water actually through homes above floorboards in the Lyndoch area?I'd say in the post office in the house at the bottom they got without - water in the house. And houses further down, some people coming into the shop have said they've had water in the house. The CFS, they were really onto it last night and helped a lot of people and they stopped a lot of water coming into a lot of houses by sandbagging a lot of places. By doing their door knocking, walking along and trying to help people #245i they did a fantastic job. We're seeing the shots now of the sandbags.The Lyndoch they got about 3 or 4 sandbags high. They worked feverishly last night to try to keep the water out. Their cellar got flooded out and they're closed. The bakery down the road they got a bit of water damage, I think, and the restaurant next door. But it's not too bad.It looks like it was running at a reasonable pace through town, it wasn't just as if it was a backwater, it looked like it was part of the actual creek.It was running quite high along the road, about a metre and you couldn't really stand up sometimes in some parts it's that fast.What's the expected impact of this on the wineries in the region?Well, I think they will be looking for a good year because there's a lot of water. It's been dry here for a good 8 to 10 years. We haven't had this sort of rain. Water always - it might make some short-term losses for a lot of people but in the long term it's a gain because, you know, water is one of the most precious things in the world, really.So from what you understand, and you run the supermarket there but no doubt you've chatted to a couple of locals who run the vineyards so they say the grapevines are surviving the floods generally OK, are they? They've survived the floods alright. It will be good for them, really, to be honest with it. It flushes a lot of salt out of the ground because of all the watering from the underground bores it should be very good.Ross La Gana there in Lyndoch. Just with that continuing flood situation in SA through today, particularly concern about the Gawler area and further south with the Onkaparinga River. If you're in those local areas and want detailed information you can listen to ABC local radio. You can also go to the Bureau of Meteorology website, bom.g and the SES in South Australia. You can get all that information there you need with that continuing emergency situation in parts of SA. Russia says it will continue bombing rebel-eled eastern Aleppo in Syria defying demands to stop. John Kerry has warned the US will end its military cooperation in Syria unless Moscow moves to restore the failed ceasefire. The UN says at least 320 civilians have been killed in Syria in the past week. Hungarians are poised to reject the EU's troubled refugee quota plan in a ref ref rep - ref rep Dunn on Sunday. It's been opposed by the fiercely anti- migrant PM Victor Orban and that campaign has been accused of fermenting xenophobia. Here outside Hungary's parliament, a small opposition party holds a protest against the referendum. TRANSLATION: I would not like to vote because I find the referendum senseless and false.But That's not a sentiment shared by a majority of Hungarians. According to the latest opinion polls, at least two thirds of the electorate will vote no. TRANSLATION: We stick with our own opinion. We do not need any immigrants here.TRANSLATION: The other countries that accepted immigrants look at what problems they have. The migrants rape women and so on.Around 400,000 people trekked through Hungary towards western Europe in 2015 before the Government sealed off the southern borders with razor wire. Hungary has not accepted a single person allocated under the EU's scheme and instead, joined Slovakia in filing a legal challenge against it. Last year a provocative campaign posed a series of questions to Hungarians asking them things like "Did you know since the start of the immigration crisis over 300 people in Europe have died in terror attacks." And while it has been criticised, it's also been very effective.TRANSLATION: If a campaign appeals to the deepest fears of people, this is an effective campaign, to target the desires or fears makes it effective. I'm not talking about the ethical aspects here but from the technical perspective it is a hit and reaches the target audience thus it is effective.The Government defends the campaign, arguing xenophobia is not increasing but sentiment against illegal immigration is.Hungary does not need this kind of intercultural mass migration that is happening at our borders. We don't want those kind of migrants for obvious reasons and we believe that there's more to be done on behalf of national governments to support their own people.Opposition groups have tried to counter the advertisements with satire. This reading "Did you know 42 bear attacks happened in Samogi county in the 16th century? " But with Sunday's vote expected to sail through, it's a joke that's likely to fall flat with most Hungarians. The European Parliament has warned Britain it won't receive any kind of special treatment on leaving the EU as a Brexit prenegotiation period gets under way. The UK's international trade secretary insists the country's trade with the EU will remain at least as free as it is now. Taking back control, Dr Liam Fox today at a flight simulation business trying to plot a smooth landing for Britain where free trade is the cornerstone of our relationship with the European Union and the rest of the world.I believe that the UK is in a prime position to become a world leader in free trade because of the brave and historic decision of the British people to leave the European Union. Those who believe that the referendum was a sign of Britain looking inwards, have it completely 100% wrong.Yesterday car manufacturers in Britain warned that if there were tariffs between Britain and the European Union once we had left, that would - could mean job losses, do you agree with that? Who does it harm more if we end up in a new tariff environment? It's in everybody's interest that as we move forward we have at least as free a trading environment as we have today. Anything else may not harm the politicians and the institutions but it will harm the people of Europe.At the Paris motor show concern. If Britain leaves the single market, that could mean tariffs and for the Nissan boss, and that company runs a huge factory in Sunderland, tariffs mean only one thing.It would mean Sunderland would lose competitiveness when it comes to choosing a place where we will be sourcing the products for Europe because all of a sudden you're taking 10% higher costs for tax reasons.From big business to small business.These conveyors here are going to Sweden.This one near Manchester makes conveyor belts. The message is the same.Tariff-free trade is extremely important to us. We do not want to be put a t a dis advantage by incurring additional costs.Britain's trade exports are one of the fundamental drivers of economic growth. We export £22 billion worth to the EU, a trade a few want to put at risk. That's more than twice the £100 billion exports that go to America and nearly 10 times the £26 billion worth of exports that go to China, the UK's trade with the EU matters. Dr Fox came to Manchester to send a message. Britain wants free trade deals, but negotiations with the EU post Brexit won't officially start for years. Yes, the tone at the moment is tough but this journey has an awful long way to go. There are calls for more effective deterrents to deal with air rage. The International Air Transport Association says alcohol play asbig part in the unruly behaviour and is urging airport bars to actively dissuade passengers from binge drinking. They've already landed all ready to disembark but not before a vow breaks out and a woman takes her frustration out on a fellow passenger, while a man is taken off a different flight by police. All part of a growing number of alleged air rage incidents where passengers create havoc in the skies. Former cabin crew member Lindsey Oliver now works for the union representing staff in the UK.Often it can be the very smallest thing leads to an incredible situation where in extreme examples crew members can be physically attacked by passengers as well as verbal or physical violence against them.So how widespread is the problem according to the International Air Transport Association. Well, figures show in 2014 9,316 incidents were reported. That's one incident every 1,282 flights. By 2015, that had gone up to 10,854. That's one every 1,205 flights. Antisocial behaviour onboard can take several forms. Alcohol and intoxication account for just under a quarter of reported cases. Stress is thought to play a role too. Whatever the trigger, the cost of unruly passengers for an airline is huge. The price of diverting a long haul flight is about $200,000. And for the other passengers and crew, the stress and inconvenience is hard to measure. No-one knows exactly why the number of incidents is rising. The trade association for airlines is pushing for tighter rules to be introduced to ensure safer journeys.We've got airlines that are registered, you know, with aircraft in different parts of the world and there are vastly more routes and passengers flying and what we really need to do is to have the country where the aircraft lands, that's where we want the police to have the power to arrest and prosecute people so that it acts as a genuine deterrent.With more people flying than ever before, tackling antisocial behaviour is now a priority. And dealing with it before take off may make journeys less turbulent. An ambitious 12-year space journey to find out if comets carry the building blocks of life on Earth will come to a crashing end. The mission's been a successful one. Scientists managed to send a Lander to the comet and study its surface, gathering vital data. Now it's ageing Rosetta mothership is losing power as it heads further away from the sun so it's sending its last transmissions home and a crash landing onto the surface of the comet. Here's our national science and technology reporter Jake Sturmer. It took a remarkable effort to land a spacecraft on a comet more than 500 million kilometres away and one of key engineers that helped get it there was an Australian, a man called Warwick Holmes and he joins me now. Can you believe it's made it this far?It's an exceptional outcome and there were times when I was - I did have my doubts but we've got there, the mission has been a spectacular success.What was the point of it?The big difference with this mission compared to all other interplantary missions is the comets were made before the sun and other planets were form. They are time capsules that hold the very beginning of our planets and the whole solar system. We wanted to go to this to see what that chemistry was and that was the purpose of the mission.Has it confirmed what scientists thought?Yes, indeed, it has. It's gone beyond our wildest expectations. We've found amino asit and the building blocks that helps make more complex molecules like the RNA and DNA of all life on Earth. How do you get a spacecraft to a comet 500 million kilometre ace way? The biggest challenge was the fact that it had to fly so far. We have actually flown 8 billion kilometres in the last 12.5 years. It took 6.5 billion kilometres just to get to the comet. So this has been one of the biggest challenges of the mission. We go so far out to the distance of Jupiter when we first caught the comet and have been following it ever since around the sun and back out again. So we had to build extremely exotic software onboard to look after the spacecraft principally by itself. We had to have a lot of redundancy. A lot of complex engineering for this spacecraft just to live such a long time in such a hostile condition and to do such complex science.And so what's going to happen this evening? Well this evening we will be bringing Rosetta, the mother spacecraft, down onto the surface of the comet as well and that will end the mission. So that will occur at a distance of three quarters of a billion kilometres away. The speed of light delay is 40 minutes and the 2 tonne mother spacecraft, the orbiter will be put down onto the surface of the comet.How you see about your baby switch off?It's very sad. It's the end of a 17-year involvement for me and a 2-year mission following the comet but it has to end some time.Thanks for your time.Thank you.A WA woman is about to finish an incredible journey from Germany to Australia in a sea kayak. Geraldton teacher Sandy Robison is recreating the voyage of a German kayaker who paddled all the way to Australia from the 1930s. She left on the final leg of her trip from Port Moresby to Australia. Here's PNG correspondent Eric Tlozek. Sandy Robson has seen some of the world's most beautiful coastlines in her paddle from the other side of the clob. The 47-year-old outdoor education teacher has spent more than 5 years away from home on her trip from Germany to Australia.Living like the normal kind of life that people live, I find myself a little bit bored by that.Ms Robson is retracing the journey of kayaker Oscar Spek who reached Australia in 1939 after 7 years of paddling.For kayakers it's like wow, that's got to be the biggest kayak journey ever made.The trip took enormous preparation and support from sponsors and had to be done in stages. Unlike Oscar Spek's original odyssey.Even though I'm solo I've had this amazing support rallying around me. That's made me think about how we interact with people and treat people and welcome people as well.Her 5 months of travel around Papua New Guinea haven't been easy. She contracted malaria and was threatened by thugs but Sandy Robson says she hopes she's shown women in developing countries they can have adventures too.It will inspire our other young females around our coastal communities that if Sandy can do it, well so can they.Sandy Robson will finish her journey at the nearest Australian island in the Torres Strait. Hugging the coast that's about 600 kilometres from here. At an average of 40 kilometres a day, she's expecting to reach Australia within 3 weeks. Good on you, Sandy. The Sydney Swans haven't ruled out making a late change to the team they've made for tomorrow's AFL grand final against the Bulldogs. Here's Steve Pearce with the latest. There's a lot of good will towards the Western Bulldogs, the Footscray Football Club has sthai used to be know. You can see at Whitton Oval, their training base, 8, 1,000 fans including our very own Michael Rowland were yesterday trying to urge their boys onto what would be an amazing drought-breaking success. It was 1961 was the last time that they made a grand final. It's been 62 years since they've won one. But you're right, the Swans, as you can see there, Aliir Aliir, he's out but Jarrad McVeigh is a big in for them. They're taking a slight punt on him, or he's a very, very experienced player. Callum Mills pulling up with his hammy but he's going to play as well. I think most people are saying that on paper, over the season, if you like, that the Swans are the favourites. But it is not one of those games that's hugely lopsided and I don't think anyone would find it a massive surprise if the Western Bulldogs went onto win and that would be an extraordinary tale. And in the rugby league, it's a similar kind of story with Cronulla having never won a title let alone not having won one for 50 years or so but never won a title up against a team that has been pretty slick over the past decade or so.Absolutely. I think slick is a good summation. Melbourne Storm, they don't make the grand final every year obviously but it seems like they're always there or thereabouts whereas for Cronulla, you can see the two skippers there, Paul Gallen and Cameron Smith awkwardly shaking hands and they've got an on field rivalry that's one to savour in this match. This is on Sunday, late afternoon/evening in Sydney. This should be a really terrific contest. Again, most people are leaning towards Melbourne Storm just such a powerful outfit. But Cronulla have shown, going back to that 15-game winning streak that we spoke so much about during the year, Joe, if they can refind some of that form, again, wouldn't be a massive upset if Cronulla's able to do it. A 50-year history and a long time 1978 was the last ARL/NRL grand final that they made. I suppose, you know, looking across both games, you kind of want to see the fairytale. If you're neutral on both sides, but still a lot of love for the Sydney Swans, the former South Melbourne Swans. Very x very popular club and Melbourne Storm, I don't know if they're popular outside of Melbourne but they're respected.Let's hope that AFL game is as good as that game last weekend between the Giants and the Dogs. That was very - worthy of a grand final, just a brilliant game, wasn't it?It really was.And you've got a bit of golf news for us as well.So the Ryder Cup starts tonight. Now this is the traditional biennial. So every 2 years contests between Europe and the US and it's a contest that Australia can never take part in but it really is an absolutely grand stage outside of the Melbourne Agers in golf. A team event, 12 men on each side. They play foursomes which is alternate shots. They play 4 balls where they take the better ball and they play singles on the final day and the pairings have just been announced, it will be Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson who lead out against Spieth and Reid. There was a furore around Danny Willett who plays for Europe where his brother -As a Brit are you embarrassed by all that?No, because I don't know him. I don't like to take on the shame of my compatriots.Quickly explain it to people, he sledged the Yanks.He did. He didn't hold back. "Can we smash the obnoxious dads with their shiny teeth, Lego man hair, medicated ex-wives and recentful children."Thanks for that, Steve. Time for the weather, here is Kirsten Veness.

A deep low pressure system is generating showers, strong winds and isolated storms over the southeastern States while a low pressure trough is extending north from this low is also bringing showers and storms over coastal Queensland and the Northern Territory. While a cold front is reaching the south-west of WA and that will deliver some showers. Checking tomorrow's rainfall and SA will be clear of the rain tomorrow. Light falls though for central and southern Victoria and also down in Tassie. Slightly heavier for the north-west. Light rain also in the south-west corner of WA and a little in the Northern Territory. The outlook for tomorrow:

Now, just before we go, not one, not 2 but 23 Banda cubs have made their public debut in a research base in south-west China. They're aged 1 to 4 months old were all born at the Chendu base for research and breeding. Among the pandas there are 10 sets of twins. I think we've just about reached peak panda with this story. I don't think we can get much better than this. The research base has bred 176 giant pandas since it was established 30 years ago. Stick with us on ABC News 24, going for a short break now but we'll be back soon with the latest information on the flood situation in SA and also we've got the AFL grand final parade coming up in Melbourne in the next hour or two and we've got a preparade media conference with representatives from both the Swans and the Bulldogs. So that will be suitably balanced for us here on ABC. So stick with us on ABC News 24, going for a short break now. We'll be back in a couple of minutes.

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Today - people rescued and rivers rising in parts of SA, concerns of major flooding in Gawler this morning.Certainly this has been a significant event and a number of communities have been impacted.

Also today - a packed commuter train crashes into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour. A 16-year-old missing for 5 days found safe and well south of Sydney. And it's that time of year, thousands of fans turn out to support their teams ahead of the NRL and AFL grand finals.

Hello and welcome to Mornings, I'm Joe O'Brien. Taking a quick look at the weather first in the capital cities around the nation today:

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