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Labelled "stupid" and "a cowboy living out a boyhood fantasy", Wyatt Roy blasted by both sides of politics. Next stop the Savanna. Plans to cut Kenya's oldest national park in two. AFL fans turn out in their thousands for Melbourne's annual grand final Parade. Hello, James McHale with ABC News Early Edition. Days of heavy rain and gale-force winds have put SA in a the grip of a flood crisis. The SES has issued an emergency warning for Gawler and surrounding areas north of Adelaide. Authorities are advising those who live or work in the area to put their emergency flood plan into action. Lea McClellan is there. What is the situation?We're in front of the South Parra River. Overnight it was higher than it is now. Behind me you can see it here. It went over the bridge last night causing damage to it. We've been here for a few hours and the river is rising again. There's been a flood emergency issued. They're saying this and the north river, and the Gawler River is expected to break its banks this afternoon. People are on high alert. That real danger period this afternoon, is flooding there a certainty? Nothing can be 100% certain. But I know there's hydrologists doing modelling and dams letting water out. There's more water to flow down here. From what the SES is telling people, is that it's expected to. I'm sure the hydrologists have put a lot of thought in and people will be ready and if and when it happens.How prepared are the residents in Gawler?In the north of the town there's the caravan park. That was evacuated some hours ago. There are a lot of residents coming down here where we're standing to see what is happening in the river. Anyone in low-lying areas or near these rivers should be acting now to make sure they are safe if and when the water does break the banks. Thank you. In Tasmania, three adults and two children have been rescued by helicopter after becoming trapped in floodwaters. They became stranded trying to rescue horses. Here at Huenville south of Hobart the floodwaters rose quickly today as these waters rose. In a house across the way three adults and two children fled for higher ground. The waters were gushing. They a ran into a field and found themselves trapped, surrounded on all sides by rushing water, too fast for police vehicles to come through. In dramatic scenes they had to be airlifted to safety by a rescue helicopter. All five people are safe. While there have been other houses inundated there haven't been other major evacuations or dramatic rescues. Former Government frontbencher Wyatt Roy is being roundly condemned for placing Hills literally in the firing line in wartorn Iraq. He escaped unscathed and is now defending his adventure. Under fire at home.We were attacked, quite a serious situation.After being ambushed abroad.15 Daesh soldiers attacked the position we were at. For about half an hour.Wyatt Roy was visiting Kurdish Peshmerger forces.They were adamant we get in the car and drive in the other direction.The 6-year-old's excursion coincided with an IS incursion.It wasn't what I was expecting in Kurdistan.Australia's youngest ever MP made for the Middle East after losing the seat of Longman. The fight was near Sinjar, less than an hour from the Syrian border and close to Mosul, ir -- Iraq's second biggest city. Mosul is in the hands of IS and so dangerous it's illegal for Australians to travel there.It was stupid, foolish of him to ignore the Government's advice not to travel to that part of the world.He didn't follow that advice and I think he's obviously wearing a bit of egg on his face today as a consequence.This is profoundly stupid, profoundly selfish. We're talking about a war zone. This is not a Kontiki tour. Now all sides are asking - why did Wyatt Roy go there?To meet with locals, policy makers, think tanks and academics and businesses. It's an unlucky situation that developed. The travel advice we offer is different to the United States and the United Kingdom. The two-term MP helped Malcolm Turnbull topple Tony Abbott last year. Now the Prime Minister says he expects a debrief from his former fighter. Border officials might want one, too. The civil damages case against the Northern Territory Government by six juvenilles tear gassed in detention has heard from senior Corrections officers and the man who authorised the use of the chemical. Former Corrections Commissioner Ken Middlebrook has blamed successive Northern Territory governments for failing to properly invest in the youth justice system. The trial of the four boys suing the Northern Territory Government is entering the fifth day. These four boys were locked in their cell when tear gas was used on Jake Roper, who got out of his cell in Don Dale but was in a secure area. Today youth justice officers from Don Dale and guards from the adult prison called in to help deal with the situation in 2014 are expected to give evidence. The trial has heard from the former deputy superintendent of Don Dale who recommended the use of tear gas in August 20 is 14 to subdue Roper but yesterday the star witness in the Government's defence against the civil claims was former Corrections Commissioner Ken Middlebrook.

Mr Ken Middlebrook told the court that in his view there was no other option but to use tear gas and that negotiations with Jake Roper was not working and his behaviour caused a rucus amongst other detainees in a less secure part. He was worried they may force their way out and prison officers would have two serious situations to deal with. Mr Ken Middlebrook said in his view exposing the five detainees locked in their cells to tear gas was a small price to pay to quickly bring Jake Roper under control and diffuse the situation. Of course, Ken Middlebrook is likely to be a key witness in the forthcoming royal commission into youth detention in the Northern Territory. Now, he blamed successive Northern Territory governments for failing to invest in the youth justice system over a number of years, saying it was a problem that had been festering for a long, long time.

One woman is dead and more than 100 injured after a packed commuter train smashed into a station in the US state of New Jersey. Authorities say there is no indication the crash was anything other than a tragic accident but they're not ruling out the possibility of terrorism. The crash couldn't have occurred at a worse possible time, the height of peak-hour, a packed train and travelling at speed. Instead of stopping, it ploughed through barriers, into the ticket hall.I think the train hit people, like, in the terminal, that were standing waiting to get on the train.Folks were running away from the train, screaming and things like that. And that's when I said, oh, I said oh my God.A woman standing on the killed.
platform was struck by debris and killed. More than 100 were injured. Part of the station was demolished and the train knocked out pillars and brought the roof down. Like a missile. I mean, that's what it looked like, until you see the train, you could see it wasn't a bomb. Definitely was the train. Hospitals were told to expect the worst.So far three trauma patients in serious condition and 8 others who are less serious. The train driver is critical but said to be cooperating with authorities. So far there's no indication the crash was a deliberate act.I think it is too soon to rule that out. At this point I'm not aware of evidence to raise those concerns. Ironically the crash coincides with plans for a new safety system designed to stop trains automatically if they are travelling too fast. As dramatic vision of a little girl in Aleppo has beenry leased, Russia says it will continue to support the Syrian Government's bombardment there. The girl, believed to be five years old, was stuck under the rubble of a bombed building for four hours. Rescue workers from the Syria Civil Defense Group had to dig through concrete. Russia says failure by the US to separate moderate rebels from terrorists is preventing the two sides from securing a cease-fire. The US Secretary of State warned he's ready to walk away from the peace talks. The Nairobi National Park is unique. Nowhere else can you see Africa's wild animals roaming free without leaving the city limits of a national capital. But the Government announced a new railway will split the park in two. Conservationists are outraged and say they will fight the move. On a good day, this is just 20 minutes' drive from the centre of Nairobi. It's the only national park within capital city limits on the planet.It's unique. You don't get it anywhere else in the world. No capital city has a game park a natural game park.As well as tourist favourites like zebra and giraffes, it's home to endangered and vulnerable species. Soon the park will be divided by a flagship infrastructure project, a new railway line. (CHEERING) Protesters have begun voicing their disapproval. They want the railway line to be diverted around the park. For it to miss the park completely would have meant an increase of 50% in the cost and an -- a cut of 50 hectares.China is putting up 80%, and the Kenyan Government wants the project finished by the middle of next year so speed is essential. Kenya's wildlife service says the only reason this project has been approved is because it's a via duct, which means the -- viaduct and that means the entire ground will be off the ground and it will look like this. KWS insists the impact on wildlife will be minimal. After spending 12 years traversing the solar system, the Rosetta mission is about to come to a grinding halt. More than 700 millionkm from earth is where it is. The ambitious project set out to discover whether life on earth came to earth by a comet. Now it's set to send the last transmissions home before crashing into a comet. Un, deux, trois This mission really was searching for the origins of life on earth. The goal? To chase down and land on a comet more than half a billion kilometres away, travelling at more than 100,000km/h. Australian engineer Warwick Holmes played a key role in getting it there at the European Space Agency. When we were building it, there were so many problems. The first time ever to land on a comet. It's never been done before. There's no book we can look at, not previous missions. Farce forward a decade and who could forget the incredible excitement when Rosetta's lander left the mother ship to land on the comet. I'm so happy. Just wonderful. It's just unbelievable. We've waited so long. Now it's happening.And we've studied the surface, discovering that the comet did contain the building blocks of life. These are the Lego blocks that helped to make our own DNA, of all of life on earth.Helping beam that data back was Canberra's Deep Space Communication Come plegs. Scientist also watch for its final transmissions. As the comet heads further from the sun, scientist also fire the Rosetta mother hp rship into the comet, its' o mothership into the comet, its final resting place.Now they will settle it onto the surface of the comet and along with its little probe will travel through the solar system for a billion years. The end of a mission with an out of this world finale. Passengers in a roller-coaster at a Gold Coast theme park escaped injury following a midride breakdown. The Storm stopped suddenlied a midday at Sea World. A fault triggered the ride's safety system. Staff helped evacuate passengers. No-one was injured. Next thing we looked up and you could see the two cars stopped. They've got an experience to talk about.Sea World says the ride will reopen after the fault is cleared and safety checks completed. Australian shares have closed lower, dragged down by the big four.

For a closer look at the day in business, we're joined again by David Taylor. Now, some serious nail-biting going on in Germany about one of their country's biggest banks?Look, James, not to put too fine a point on it, but there are Murrumbidgeerings I'm getting from different analysts that we could be -- murmurings from different analysts that we could be on the verge of another crisis. That's what I'm hearing. I will put it in simple terms. Deutsche is one of Germany's biggest bank. They've been asked to cough up $18 billion because they were selling dodgy financial products that led to the GFC. Now Lehmo Brothers' clap -- Leaman -- Lehmans Brothers collapse, the sorts of problems there, are starting to emerge in Deutsche. They can't pay the billions. So they've said to the US authorities, why don't we bargain down, suggest a loier figure N the meantime we will raise cash, so whatever figure you come up with eventually we can pay. But as they start to raise cash investors in the market are saying, we don't want to invest in a bank having trouble paying a simple fine as big as it is. So at the moment there are big question marks as to how Deutsche Bank is get through the next few weeks.We know this bulletin is widely watched across Australia and the Asia-Pacific, so with that in mind - be careful - could this lead to the collapse of Deutsche Bank?At the moment I'm going to say that the answer is no, purely because Angela Merkel will probably, the German Chancellor, probably step in to bail the bank. The problem is she will have a huge amount of Euro-zone egg on her face because she's demanded that Italy's banks and Greece's banks that have looked as dodgy and Deutsche Bank's at the moment, she demanded they fail. So England and Greece will look and say, that's not fair. It could be the end of her Chancellorship.More to life than business and finance. Even you will admit. Which AFL team are you supporting for tomorrow, quickly? Here in Sydney, o so the Sydney Swans, but a tough ask. My heart I think is with the Doggies.Good man. Speak you Monday. Well it's time for our regular Friday chat with Grandstand's Clint Wheeldon. He's in Melbourne to call AFL's big dance tomorrow afternoon. Now, Clint, the night before Christmas for you, and the question for you and others, can the Bulldogs end this Premiership drought?A long drought, 1954. And certainly their fans think they can. Tens of thousands of them turned out in the streets of Melbourne for the annual grand final parade ahead of tomorrow's Premiership decider between the Bulldogs and the Sydney Swans. The Bulldogs' players and fans are lapping up the attention of their first grand final in 55 years, while for the Swans, grand finals are becoming a bit of a biannual season event, there all the time. They're hoping experience will be the difference when it comes to it tomorrow. On first glance at the AFL grand final parade, you'd be forgiven for forget thering are two teams in this year's decider. (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) I love them, I've loved them for a long time.Go Doggies.The support the Dogs have got, we understand that, as far as how it affects us - it doesn't. The traditional celebration was a special moment for fans and players.I grew up in Melbourne. I've been to a couple of these parades before, standing up on maybe a sculpture out the back to look at the finalists years ago.The Bulldogs' story captured the imagination of the footy-following public.The thought that it could be more special if we climb this one more mountain is tantalising.It's exciting that we can possibly put the second cup in the cabinet. A bit of room.The Swans are more than happy to fly under the radar. There's enough Swannies here.We can't wait for the ball to be bounced. A big build-up.Sydney has been has included Callum Mills and Jarrad McVeigh.I ISIS ticked all the boxes. The parade was bittersweet for those that missed out. It is disappointing but mixed emotions.These things happen, so you have to move on. The Bulldogs will go into the match without a single experience of a grand final.We have to soak it in. Boring, quiet week.The Swans know this stage of the season well.Been on the end of a winning grand final and a losing one. So I know the different emotions. While the players kept their emotions in check, the fans weren't holding back. I still can't believe that tomorrow I'm going to go and see them in a grand final.I'd rather lose to the Doggies than Geelong.Plan for the worst but hope for the best. Across the codes there's a potential fairytale Premiership in the NRL Yes, there is, James. The Sharks' player also be carrying the weight of history into this weekend's grand final. Past players are among those hoping that Cronulla will end a 5046 year wait for a Premiership. -- 50 year wait for a Premiership. Jason Stevens experienced heartbreak. Their loss before, but they believe this current team is the one to win it.Dean is so excited about Sunday's decider, he has flown his entire family in from the United States. Hey, dad. He played in the Sharks' 1997 League Fwrand Final Super when they lost to Brisbane.A ten-year period where we you know, had a lot of success, but we never had that edge to go all the way.Jason Stevens played in that game, his first year at the club. The whole atmosphere was different. A divided competition. NEWSREEL:The grand final is underway.The last decider in a unified competition was in 978, where Norm was the coach.I've stuck with them for quite some time.The club is playing in its 50th season and chasing a maiden Premiership still.There will be no more jokes the cupboard is bare, we're sick of that one.From what I've seen, have got this deal, to go that extra step that hasn't been done before.The Sharks entered the competition the same year former Prime Minister Harold Holt went missing in the surf. Rugby league legend Jack Gibson coached 30 years ago and famously once said waiting for kron thul la to win a grand final is like leaving a porch light on for Harold Holt.Mate, he's swimming in. Jack Gibson was the funniest man alive for the one liners.That one liner might be out of commission come Sunday night.

And finally in sport, we know comedians and sometimes news reporters have to deal with hecklers, but what about golfers? You would not think that they would have to, but an American heckler at the Ryder Cup golf event in Minnesota has made a name for himself after he was challenged by European players to sink a long putt at practice. Now, David Johnson is the man's name. He made the putt and collected a $100 note that is offered up by the European players. Henrik Stensen and his Europe teammates were unable to putt on the 8th and heard a voice from the gallery.I'll do it! I'd love to do it. (LAUGHTER) The British Open winner gave the loud mouthed American the chance to back up his words. (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) Dave Johnson sporting his red sweater and his loafers.The 30-year-old from North Dakota exuded confidence, discussing his choice of putter with Major winners. Englishman Justin Rose placed a $100 note at Johnson's feet. And then there was the moment of truth.

I never fully realised what just happened, but overall that was a pretty cool experience.This is one of the great putts in Ryder history. Lived in the moment, enjoyed it, had fun.A $100 putt producing a priceless moment.

And that's all in sport. That's all in sport. You can join us tomorrow on ABC Local Radio for the grand final, the Sydney Swans up against your Western Bulldogs. Best of luck.Thank you. We will hear from you then. Time to check in with Julia Baird from The Drum. Politicians from both parties are asking the same question today - why, Wyatt, why? Yes, why Wyatt, why go to Iraq, why embroil yourself in a fight with Islamic state. Even if it was inned a ver tent, why did you not take precautions, so that wouldn't happen. What are you doing there? Penny Wong said it was a cowboy fantasy, or is it in fact that he's free to do as he pleases, he's no weigh
longer an MP. We will have our panel weigh in on that.The Drum's been speaking to Anthony Mundine?Yes, that is right. He is advising and asking people to boycott the national anthem at the finals, granld finals, this weekend. He's saying this is the way to really start to draw attention to what's happening to the chronic continuing disadvantage in Indigenous Australia. The Prime Minister is saying that is divisive. We will talk to an Indigenous activist who first put up a video suggesting the idea. All of this for a Friday night after the news. Thank you. Now the weather with Graham Creed.

We have far from a clear, dry sunny weekend, plenty of showers around the south, rain on the way for Tasmania. A series of frontal systems to cross the south and this one moving into the south-west of WA will combine with increasing cloud and moisture in the north, to bring another rain band to the Eastern States as we move into the end of the weekend. For Queensland, it should be generally dry around central and southern areas.

Finally t world record for the longest swing ride may just have been broken. It involved four skydivers and two hot air balloons. Using one of the balloons as an anchor, the daredevils left e owe -- leapt from the other on a giant swing. They carried it out in Austria. Their aim was to swing for 125ma world record, before flinging themselves off. Each jumper was brought safely to the ground. Their record is awaiting approval. All the best. That's all. Thank you. This program is live captioned by Ericsson Access Services. Hello, welcome to The Drum. I'm Baird. Coming up: -- I'm Julia Baird. Coming up: Stupid and foolish. The Prime Minister lashes Roy over his ill-fated trip to Iraq.

Anthony Mundine tells us why he wants Australians to boycott the national anthem. And the university graduates struggling to find work after study.

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