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(generated from captions) This program is not captioned. This program is live captioned by Ericsson Access Services. The US Secretary of State calls on the rest of the world to help force North Korea to give up its nuclear ambitionsDiplomatic and financial levers of power will be backed up by a willingness to counter Act North Korean aggression with military action.The Government takes aim at University students in the upcoming budget (GUNSHOT) Police in Britain foil an active troichl plot after carrying out a raid on a house in London.Greater Western Sydney get their revenge object the Western Bulldogs, beating the premieres by two points.I am Andrew Geoghegan.I'm Kathryn Robinson. You're watching Weekend Breakfast.

Good to have you with us.Nice to be back!Also coming up on Weekend Breakfast: : A problem facing many country towns across Australia. In 2012 the tiny town of Girgarre in Victoria's Goulburn valley suffered a blow when one of the biggest employers, Heinz, shut up shop.The 190-strong community realised it had to find new ways to survive and five years on, on the tiny town - it is now thriving. Later this hour we will find out how Girgarre turned itself around. It is a beautiful part of the world there. Only about 160km north of Victoria... Melbourne.Sorry, yes! (LAUGHTER) It is a beautiful part of the world. Sadly, many country towns are facing the demise that this town was facing. But I'm thrilled to hear it's turned itself around.I'm intrigued as to how. A lot of the towns relied on manufacturing, which has been decimated. So, we will look at that later this hour.And their local footy team, the Kangaroos - I checked that one - I hope they are still going.Let's see how the weather is looking around the nation:

The US Secretary of State has told a special UN meeting that the world community needs to drastically increase pressure on North Korea and that failure to do so could be catastrophic. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for sanctions to be enforced and for diplomatic relations to be suspended or reduced in a bid to heap more pressure on North Korea. He warned the United States will sanction nations and individuals supporting the regime, and urged the world to act before North Korea's nuclear reach extends further. China called for all parties to remain calm and exercise restraint, and avoid provocative rhetoric or actions that would lead to miscalculation.The threat of a North Korean nuclear attack on Seoul or Tokyo is real. It is likely only a matter of time before North Korea develops the capability to strike the US mainland. Indeed, the DPRK repeatedly claimed it plans to conduct such a strike. Given that rhetoric, the United States cannot idly stand by. Nor can other members of this council, who are within striking distance of North Korean missiles.University students could soon be hit with greater fees in a revamp of the Abbott Government's higher education package to be included in the budget. The Australian newspaper reports the broad outline of the new funding formula, which would see student fees rising by a minimum of 25%. It will be unveiled to Vice Chancellors on Monday. The plan will increase the amount of costs borne by students from the current 40% and will require repayments of higher educational loans earlier yes. Education Minister Simon Birmingham is expected to defend the proposed changes following the announcement early next week. British police say they have intercepted an active terrorism plot after a woman was shot during an armed raid on a house in North London. A senior national coordinator for counterterrorism policing confirmed six people were arrested in the operation. Searches are ongoing, police believe they have contained the threat. The 21-year-old woman, who was shot during the raid, is in a serious but stable condition. A man arrested in Central London as he carried a backpack full of knives near the houses of Parliament has been identified. Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali was stopped in Whitehall in the middle of the government district by police acting on a tip-off. The 27-year-old is a British national, but born overseas. He was known to police and security services. He's been held on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and preparing acts of terrorism.The French far right party, the National Front, replaced the man chosen to lead it, while Marine Le Pen contests the presidential election. It comes amid allegations that Mr Jacques denied the Holocaust. He gave an interview 17 years ago in which he questioned whether the Nazis used a cyanide-based pesticide in the gas chambers. He's taking legal action, but an official says Mr Jacques will no longer occupy the post due to the current climate.Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100 million scam. It was reported a man had been charged over an email phishing attacking over US companies. They had been allegedly tricked into wiring more than $100 million to the scammer's bank account.The man accused of being behind the scam posed as an Asian-based manufacturer and deceived the companies from at least 2013 until 2015.Pope Francis is visiting Egypt in the aftermath of bomb attacks that have killed dozens of Christians. The Pope went straight to a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after landing in Cairo. His trip is aim itted a improving ties. Speaking at a leading university, he urged the leaders of all faiths to renounce violence carried out in the name of religion. TRANSLATION: God, the lover of life, never ceases to love man and so he exhorts us to reject the way of violence as the necessary condition for every earthly covenant. In fact, violence is the knee gition of every authentic religious feeling, as religious leaders we are duty listen bound to unmask the violence which purports to be carried out in the same of the sacred.Time for sport. Georgie Tunny joins us. The Bulldogs versus the Giants, a repeat of the small last year.Yes.This time, different recall.Yes. It is building, this rivalry between the Dogs and the Giants. Something that we may have - think back to the Cats and Hawks, and the tight games they were able to produce. This one here was the 5th game in six matches. It's been decided by less than a goal. You are right - it was another tight contest. But the Giants got bragging rights. It was a thrilling chapter, written in that Dogs'-Giants rivalry. GWS took out the win, but that may be without one of their stars. Backing um from one of the best prelim final battles, the rematch in Canberra lived up to the hype. The champions dominated the second quarter, but could only manage a 9-point lead at the main break, before final term goals from Jon Patton and Toby Greene clinched a nail-biting victory for GWS. It could come at a cost - Greene was reported for striking Caleb Daniel. He will be out for at least a few weeks. 75-73.Speaking to some of the boys, we are all spent. Coming off a 6-day break and then going into that, it was a great battle. They are the games we want to play in.Cowboys fans were buoyed by the expected return of their skipper, Johnathan Thurston. But he was a late scratching. North Queensland's night got worse from there. Thurston was forced to watch on as Parramatta thoroughly outclassed the home side, led by Clint Gutherson, who grabbed a first half double. The Eels crossed four tries to one. 26-6 winners. The Cowboys slumped to their third loss in four games. The Rabbitohs made it three straight defeats - they never in the hunt against Manly. Akuila Uate and Dylan Walker ran riot, 48-6. And: Maria Sharapova has continued her fine form at Stuttgart, back from a 15-month doping ban. The Russian progressed to the semifinals, eliminating Anett Kontaveit in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3. Sharapova is yet to drop a set in her comeback tournament. She will take on Christina Mladenovich in the next round. Andrew and Cat, a good morning to you, the battle, between Sharapova and Christina Mladenovich is going to be extra interesting - Christina Mladenovich, the French woman, she hasn't been quiet in her criticism of Sharapova being allowed to come back and being handed a few of these wild cards. She has wild cards for Madrid and Rome, and a couple of other places. Not only is she allowed to be back playing after that ban, but has had an easy walk-up, which Christina Mladenovich hasn't issue with.A number of women tennis players have articulated that. They are not happy.Eugenie Bouchard used the word "cheat", only just last week. It's been a bit of a big week.She's come back with form! She is winning. At least she has got that right.Thank you. Thank you for your company here on Weekend Breakfast. Still to come: 100 days in - we cross live to our correspondent in Washington as Donald Trump prepares to mark a major milestone in office.Also, British police foiled an active terrorist plot. We will have the latest on the raids in London.And: Exploring Saturn - NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show. Later this hour - space analyst Dr Morris Jones will take us through the latest mission. The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged the gloj community to take rght -- global community to ache action against North Korea, warning a failure to do so could be catastrophic. He called for tougher sanctions against Pyongyang and for diplomatic relations to be suspended or reduced in a bid to halt the rogue nation's nuclear ambitions. The move was met with caution by China, which warned the use of force could spiral out of control. For more, we are joined from outside the White House by bureau - US bureau chief Zoe Daniel. Good morning to you. We've heard from Rex Tillerson. He uses the word "catastrophic". Is this - is he taking a more diplomatic channel compared with his boss, the US President?Mmm. There may be a little bit of good cop/bad cop going on, I think, Andrew. Rex Tillerson is certainly taking a slightly more diplomatic line in the language that he's using. For example, he's suggested that he may be open to talks with North Korea. Donald Trump suggested in an interview yesterday that the chance of talks are slim, because of the complexity of international diplomacy. Effectively what the Secretary of State said today in his first appearance at the UN was that other countries need to follow the US lead on financial sanctions, making sure that they are adhering to those sanctions properly, and also by reducing diplomatic relations. It could be seen to be a direct hint to the Chinese, who are the largest North Korean ally and, also, make up about 90% of North Korean trade. But effectively what Rex Tillerson was saying today was that if those diplomatic and financial measures don't work, that the idea of military action is on the table. It is not only up to North Korea, but up to the world to put pressure on North Korea to end its nuclear program before it has long-range missiles that can indeed hit mainland US and other countries. Let's take a look at what Rex Tillerson had to say.Policy of strategic patience is over. Additional patience will only mean acceptance of a nuclear North Korea. The more we bide our time, the sooner we will run out of it. In light of the growing threat, the time has come for all of us to put new pressure on North Korea to abandon this dangerous path. I urge this council to act before North Korea does.He did, in fact, single out China again, saying that it needs to leverage its trade links as a measure of influence there. China has come back and said that the solution did not lie with its country alone.Yeah. China was a little bit more defensive than we've seen in today's meeting. As you say, pushing back a little, saying, "This isn't only our problem. We can't fix this on our own", but the United States still very much exerting pressure on China. This relates specifically to Chinese businesses and individuals, for example, who are still doing business with North Korea in spite of those sanctions. There was a veiled message - very thinly veiled - from Rex Tillerson that the US will not shy away from imposing sanctions on people and companies from third countries, and you can assume he was meaning China, if necessary.Now, you are standing outside the White House and tomorrow your time will be - mark 100 days that Donald Trump has been in the office, although he says that milestone is meaningless. How is he going to be marking that 100 days in office?Yes. Well, he now says it's meaningless or a little bit ridiculous, but it was actually the Trump campaign that put out that list, Andrew, last year about what he was going to achieve in the first 100 days. So, in a way he created this problem for himself. But, yes, it is difficult to make the sorts of large scale changes that he put up within 100 days. Tomorrow he will conduct your classic Trump-style rally - he will be out in western Pennsylvania talking to those who represent his base and who still continue to support him, because while polls show that Donald Trump's popularity at this point in his presidency is among the lowest in history, if you look at whether people would change their vote that is almost not an issue. Most people wouldn't change the way they voted: Donald Trump will be out tomorrow. We can expect loud music, some fist-pumping, a lot of fantastic, amazing excellent comments from Donald Trump as he talks to some of those who represent his base in Pennsylvania.I imagine it would be where you are in the country, but how are those 100 days being judged? Well, yeah, it is highly dependent on where you are and what your perspective is. I do think it's highly variable. I mean, there's no shortage of criticism for not only what he's tried to do but what he's tried to do and failed to achieve, because lots of things have stumbled during the process in his first 100 days, things like the travel bans, his moves on sanctuary cities, tied up in the cuts, his plans to change healthcare fell over, couldn't pass through Congress. But those who support him continue to give him leeway and do say, well, we are 100 days in. He's started the process on a lot of things. People will be waiting for follow-through, though, on many of those things that he has, as yet, been unable to make happen. Thank you very much. That is our correspondent, Zoe Daniel, outside the White House. And you can catch John Barron with a panel of experts talking John Barron with a panel of experts
talking about the first 100 days this weekend. The special program will be airing on the ABC News channel this Saturday will be airing on the ABC News
channel this Saturday at 9:00pm channel this Saturday eastern standard time. There have been more dramatic counterterrorism arrests in London.Police say they foiled an active plot in the north-west of the British capital, shooting and seriously injuring a woman in the process. Here is James Glenday.About 7 o'clock in the evening, heavily armed police began their raid. (GUNFIRE) Gas cannisters were fired through windows and those nearby ducked for cover.I ran to my partner in the kitchen. I was like, "There is armed officers outside." At that point we heard another bang.Officers trained their weapons on the house. Once it was over, six people had been arrested, and a 21-year-old woman had been shot. Police say they swooped to stop an active terrorist plot.The armed entry was necessary due to the nature of the intelligence we were dealing with and involved armed officers firing CS gas into the address. During the course of that operation, one of the subjects, a woman, was shot by police. She remains in hospital.The hours came hours after an unrepresented terrorism address in Central London. British national Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali was detained after a tip-off from a family member. A backpack with knives was taken from the scene.What you have seen today and yesterday is police preventing a terrorist attack. That is really important. When a person gets to the point of blowing themselves up or shooting people, it is too late.These arrests have brought back memory of the recent attack here in Westminster that claimed five lives. Police are hailing these two new operations as a major success and say they have now contained all current threats to the UK. After 20 years in space, including seven years travelling to Saturn, scientists, space watchers and the curious were jubilant as NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully dived between Saturn and its innermost rings. Cassini was able to transmit photos capturing new details of the planet'ses atmosphere.The probe will now repeat the dive another 21 times. There is one - one every week until the mission ends in September. Morris Jones is a space analyst and joins us now. Good to see you. This must be a very exciting time for you! I know you love to watch these things. This jury noi it -- journey, doing it once a week - it is perilous.It is. Every time it is like they are playing chick ebb with outer space and all the Kevin Rudd -- crud.You mean in the rings... Space junkThey are natural jis spunk, some of it as small as dust or pebbles and larger. There is a lot there. It falls into Saturn. We know that. So, even though that whole area appears to be empty and clean, it's not as empty as it appears.We received sop of the first pictures back yesterday. What did it show you? These are pictures that have never beamed back before? We have never been this close to Saturn before. We are seeing small details, swirls in the atmosphere, that we have never seen before. Given the fact that Saturn is so big, and has such a complex atmosphere, the whole physics of how its atmosphere works is different from a smaller planet like earth.I should point out the pictures at the moment are animated. These are not the real pictures. In fact, that is animating how it is going to burn up eventually in the atmosphere. Here we go - here are the pictures that were beamed back. What are they telling us?Right now we can see some of these things look familiar. That is a hurricane!Definitely. We have seen even larger ones than that before, but to see smaller swirms, cloud patterns, and at the very top of the atmosphere, even though it is a big planet with a lot of gravity, the am fear Rick pressure is similar to earth. But you have to wonder how that affect the way fluids behave. Fluids are complex. We can't predict weather patterns on earth properly. Imagine trying to work out what's happening on Saturn.We should remember this is a gas giant, unlike earth, which is rocky.It is gas all the way down. Eventually you hit a rocky core, but most of the planet is gas. Saturn as a whole is less dense than water. If you could somehow get a bucket and put the planet there it would float.Let's channel the inner optimist in ourselves and say that the next 20 dives are going to yield results. What more can be learned on top of what we have just learnt in the last 24-48 hoursThe big deal every time they pass between sat alternative and the -- Saturn and the ins are they are making measurements on how Cassini gets nudged by their graffiti of the rings -- gravity of the wings. You can then work out their mass. Because they are thin and broad with so many different particles, if you are on the outside you get get an accurate measurement. They are getting the first accurate measurements.It is not reaching out and grabbing a piece of dust as it flies by?No.It is using, what, beam - X-ray or microwave?Mainly it's a case of seeing just how the gravity of the rings alters the course of Cassini. Is it exactly where we predict in they can make precise measurements of the exact position. And so, measuring how the spacecraft gets nudged is how they take that measurement.What sort of impact is this data going to have for future space exploration, but, also, understanding our planets and solar systemsThe thing is it's - partly about Saturn and its atmosphere. And the fact that there are a lot of gas giants, not just in our sown solar system, but we have found gas giants in other solar systems, now we are finding planets orbiting other stars. The other clue is also about the moons of Saturn. In particular one moon which is covered with ice and has an ocean and also some sort of volcanic activity under the surface. We can see parallels with what happens in the deep ocean ridges on earth. It is giving clues to how those structures work, if you can compare earth to other planets.You get a better idea of your own geology.It measures elements of hydrogen emerging from those vents, coming from the moon, which gives rise to the theory that it may well harbour some form of life down on that surface.Yeah.Or under the surface. It is important to say we think the hydrogen is being produced biochemical reactions with the rocks, geothermal activity rather than life. It points to a lot of sort of chemistry and the physics and the activity that we do see in the deep ocean ren'tS. As we know from submarine dives, the deep oceans are rich with weird life. Some of which doesn't require oxygen.Interesting. You never are going to be landing on Saturn, because it is a gas planet. But you may well especially land on the moon And drill through the yas and get to the ocean.That is a reality? Is that a likely proposition in the next however many years?In the next 20-30 years is it likely. The ice - we don't think the ice is that thick. There are parts of surface where you can get in, because it breaks apart. There are guisers, water plumes that spurt out. We could probably get inside the place and take a look around.Returning to the spacecraft, Cassini, we have talked about how amazing it is. The fact that it survived to this point and now it's embarking on a more potential louse journey -- perilous journey, I gather it had to turn itself around and use the antenna dish as a shield?That is because the antenna is - it is about 4m across. It is fairly solid. If you are going - the instruments behind it are all fairly delicate. So, that is the best insurance. That is I think one of the reasons why Cassini survived. But they won't do that every time. On some of the later passes they are going to get riser, will put the she would down, point it at a different angle, and - they can take photos from different angles. That is where the risk begin glass throwing the dice - nothing to lose. They don't have much. They are almost out of fuel. The mission has gone for two decades. This is when you take these risks.It all ends in a big ball of fire?They are deliberately targeting the spacecraft. Lit crash into -- lit crash into Saturn, because they don't want to contaminate this moon, they don't want to introduce bugs from earth.Cassini is back to Saturn?It will be the last slip to visit Saturn. Is a big, expensive mission. Right now the US doesn't have the budget for anything like that.I know that you are going to be watching every dive that it makes. Thank you verymuch.From the Rwandan conflict comes an unlikely story of inspiration. One child saw the work of Australian peacekeepers and decided he wanted to become a soldier.Now he is one of the Australian Army's newest recruits. Army recruits push hard to become graduates at Kapooka but Theogene Ngamije strived harder than most. He is from Rwanda.This morning I was getting dress and I am like, "Is this real or just a dream?" It's real. You by still can't believe it. This soldier's motivation came from meeting an Australian peacekeeper in a Rwandan refugee camp in 1994. The Australian offered Private Ngamije a business and an Australian flag and in doing so became a lifelong role model.Set...It took another 22 years for the refugee to resettle and then enlist in the Army.It goes to show what a simple gesture from a soldier can do to change someone's life. Ngamije has the opportunity to now change more lives.The identity of the Australian peace keeper is unknown, but maybe not for long. The story is already being widely shared among veterans' groups and on social media. His family is celebrating.He is, like, the first Rwandan I know who's, like, graduated, become a soldier in the Australian Army, and he is my cousin. Yeah, a very emotional experience. I'm very proud of him.I don't know if it's appropriate to say but I was feeling pumped. Yeah, I have done it with my mates, it was awesome.He will now join the Ordinance Corp and hopes to serve as a peacekeeper himself some day. I would like to take you to breaking news. North Korea has reportedly test-fired a ballistic missile according to South Korean media. The missile test occurred north of the capital Pyongyang early this morning. The flight path of the missile is not yet clear. We will keep you update on that develop -- up-to-date on that story. Let's take a look at the weather: Tropical Cyclone Frances is causing gusty showers in the northern Kimberly. Southwesterly winds are showers in the northern Kimberly.
Southwesterly winds are causing coastal showers in the south-east. A high in the south is allowing clear skies and a cool morning to much of southern and central Australia. Around the country:

The top stories from ABC News: North Korea has test fired a ballistic missile. The South Korean military has told a newsagency it was not immediately clear how far the missile had travelled. It was fired from a site in south Pyongyang province, in the early hours of Saturday morning local time. South Korea's military chief of staff said the type of missile wasn't yet known there. Has been no word yet from North Korea. University students will be reportedly hit with higher fees and cuts to university funding will be scrapped when the Federal Budget is handed down next month. The Australian reports the changes to the higher education package could see students' fees rise by as much as 25%. British Police have foiled an active troichl plot after a woman -- terrorism plot after a woman was shot. Six people were arrested during the operation, with police saying the threat is know contained. And: The Greater Western Sydney Giants have come from behind to defeat the Western Bulldogs in Canberra. The giants will down 11 points, but kicked three of the last four goals to secure the two-point victory. Let's look at what the front pages of today's newspapers have to say.The Courier-Mail says Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's popularity has been boosted after parts of Queensland will lashed by Cyclone Debbie.The Advertiser has a feature on new Senator, Lucy Ghichuhi, and tributes to a father who was murdered at an Adelaide shopping centre on Thursday evening. The Saturday Telegraph says Australia is on the verge of a housing epidemic affecting women in their 50s, causing by rising divorce rates, high rents, and the gender pay gap.The Sydney Morning Herald has a feature on Donald Trump's first 100 days as US President.The Herald Sun reports MP Don Nardella agreed to repay the Victorian Government for rorting taxpayer funds, plus an investigation on the rise of illegal solariums.The Saturday Age says gas companies are set to sell $50 billion worth of Australian gas to foreign markets with predictions the multinationals could escape paying tax.The Mercury revealed plans for Hobart's first sky skrapt verse been lodged, with the building tower as 75 and 120m. The-knot News reveal -- NT News reveals a roadside memorial has been destroyed by a contract Kerr.The weekend Australia reports to increase fees for the university students in the Federal Budget.The soaring skyscrapers - 75m!I know! It doesn't sound like much but it will look different to the lain.It is a human scape, because of the scale of the city.Yes.It is terrific. 75m, not a high building, but...It is relative.Absolutely. The competition watchdog is taking action against Australia's biggest dairy process ore Murray Goulburn, alleging unconscionable contact. While farmers won't receive financial benefit from the action, the former managing director and chief financial officer could face huge fines.It is what dairy farmers have been waiting for - since Australia's largest milk processor slashed its prices a year ago to below the cost of production. It left many farmers hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt.They were spending money and not getting a return. That affected the farmers. Some farmers so much they left the dairy industry.The ACCC alleges Murray Goulburn knowingly misled farmers by telling them it would pay $6 a kilogram for milk solids. It says the decision to cut the price to $4:80 came with no warning.We are alleging they should have known that that - farmers were relying on that, they were making decisions on the basis of that information, and, of course, it had a severe effect on those farmers.Murray Goulburn, a farmer-owned cooperative, won't face fines, but the former managing director Gary Helou and former chief financial officer may dealer.We could spend tills up to $120,000 per breach. He be alleging through these proceedings that there is multiple breaches.Farm rers angry that the former managing director Gary Helou left the are coop and refused to accept responsibility. Last year, when he was forced to appear before a Senate inquiry, he denied any blame.It's taken a long time, over 12 months, to get to the point. Today is recognition that - put a line in the sand and say what we felt was wrong will go against the court - a judgement will be made from there.The main rival, Fonterra, made similar price cuts but won't face court. The whole sector could be in for a major shake-up, with a Senate inquiry and a separate ACCC investigation also handing down recommendations later this year. Let's look at business and finance. We will check the markets and see how they finished the trading week, starting markets and see how they finished
the trading week, starting in the trading week, starting Europe.

We are joined by Nerida Cole from Dixon Advisory. Good to see you. Let's look at those figures. Of course, we should now look at what has just happened out of North Korea - they fired another ballistic missile. Markets are closed. Is it a case that financial markets factored in this trend of uncertainty we are seeing?Largely it is. That's been so much discussion about North Korea and, also, what's going on globally in terms of uncertainty that that is probably the factor that's holding back markets. But we're also actually seeing some encourage signs from global economic indicators that things might actually be on the upturn. That is what we have seen out of Trump's first 100 days in power. The US stock market has done really well. They have loved having Trump, and since his election it is up 11% in what people are calling the Trump bump. Great news for Victorianesters but also super fund members that have their money invested in the US.We saw the big tax plan or policy projections announced from President Trump during the week. How is that likely to play out with the markets?It is really interesting because the tax plan was much anticipated. It has been one of the things that's driven up the US share market, but it is light on detail. There was only a single page of dot points. The market wasn't too happy with that in the sense of the extensive range of cuts, how are they going to be funded. There was no e the tail about that -- no detail about that. It was more of a wish list?It seep -- seems like a wish list. There are major changes in term of corporate tax rates coming down. What is interesting, is considering it wasn't necessarily that well regards, why the market didn't actually come down much.Overall, how do you think the US economy is tracking? We have had growth figures out at the first quarter at 0.7%. Now, Donald Trump was talking that he could get growth up to 3-4%.That is a big increase. The figures that Trump has been talking about there. We are starting to see some more positive signs in terms of employment and activity in the US. So, yes, those growth figures are a bit lower than expected, but overall, I guess, the policy statements that Trump has made are still creating a good level of confidence in terms of that expenditure and domestic US projects, and also infrastructure and what that means for the domestic US economy.Bringing the focus back home now and looking at local share market. We have had prebudget announcements from the Treasurer. How are the markets likely to react to the budget - the upcoming budget in May?Hopefully positively, but there's still obviously a little bit on watch to see what actually comes out from the budget. So, again, this is where the global economic factors are helping to give some of those watches a bit more positive expectations around where we're heading. But we also saw inflation come out on Wednesday and the ABS data was quite good, in the sense that we saw the underlying - inflation rate reach the RBA's target range for the first time in 2.5 years. Positive signs that may help the Treasurer in a little over a week when he delivers the budget. But we've also got some big issues to contend with. One of them's been keeping the credit rating agencies happy - a tough job that the Treasurer has been doing thinking about.He is talking about good and bad debt.Exactly right! This was a really interesting announcement and particularly for those budget watchers out there that love to get these snippets about what is coming out. It was an announcement that basically - the Treasurer said that they are now going to show in the budget this good debt and bad debt and separate the two out. The reason for that is really to try and help manage our view and the way that the credit ratings assess us and so the hope is that - from the Treasurer's point of view anyway - that if money is borrowed for good projects, then the credit rating agencies won't assess that too harshly and will still be able to perhaps keep our triple A rating, even if the debt does increase.That will be viewed as nation building. Those grand infrastructure projects then? Exactly.Which could create jobs and stimulate the economy.Expenditure that then produces hopefully jobs, particularly to help combat the decline in the mining industry, you know, is something something that's been taughted about for a while. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Morrison gave us a bit of a hint that the projects they might be considering for expenditure include the Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail and, also, the second airport for Sydney, Badgery's Creek. Both of those, in theory, could help boost jobs, provide growth and particularly in the case of the Sydney second airport, that could help us with the housing issues in Sydney, by spreading the population over a broader area.Not insignificant infrastructure plans. Before we let you go, if we can speak about the gas prices and the impact on gas prices of this announcement by the Government to restrict exporting of gas and keeping it available for local supply.Yeah. It is quite an extraordinary step that the Government has gone to there. But unfortunately it seems like it was required. What they have announced is that where there is a shortage of gas in the domestic market, they will step in and the Government will take intervention measures to restrict exports. So, what that means is that hopefully there will be a reduction in the pressure on prices for gas and the bills that both business and consumers have been getting and gradually we see those prices come back down as well. Obviously that's been a big issue and pressure for a lot of businesses. It has been well received.Thank you very much.Thank you.Cheap winter holidays and fancy new ad also soon be rolled out in a bid to lure southern holiday makers back to the whunt.Temps? Absolutely! I love a good holiday. It's been one month since Cyclone Debbie lashed the coast, but tourism operators in towns say they are suffering in the downturn.How do you convince south nears to back to this? The State Government hopes these ads might help.I know just the place.You will be welcome, go home with a smile, and you will enjoy your time.About $300,000 of state and Federal funding will go towards the new campaign to sell discounted Whitsunday holidays for the winter T deals are being marketed by two large corporations, who are also chipping in.We are taking advice from the experts in market, that this is the best way. It follows the Environment Minister's inspection of Whitehaven Beach, now a far cry from precyclone days. Further south in Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 tourism has hit a brick wall.For them to allocate funds to Airlie Beach, which is absolutely fine, but Hamilton Island are running at 90% annually. We are trying to squeeze 25%.Operators say things began to take a nosedive before the clone, when one of two reef boats was lost in a fire last year.The overflow from the reef impacts all the other operators from stand-up paddle to kayaking, to the four-wheel drive tours, to the restaurants and cafes.There has been damages to other places across Queensland, including Townsville, and down to Rockhampton. Absolutely, we are working with those regional tourism organisations to have marketing campaigns for them as well.All parties involved should be making a contribution to getting things up and running.The specials will include discounted airfares to the north, for stays longer than three nights, specifically in the month of June.The tourism industry and the wlund is worth -- Whitsundays is worth for than $1:5 billion, supporting 7,000 jobs that are now on the brink.Speaking of jobs, a national survey as reachers at the University of South Australia found nearly a third of Australians aged 45 and over have experienced discrimination in the workplace based on their age.It reflects similar findings by the Australian Human Rights Commission that discovered older people were seen as being slow to learn and lacking up-to-date skills. Steph Gilmore is managing direct -- John Gill is a managing director from Cicero and joins us. Do you see this a problem? How prevalent is it?It is a problem. It is an increasing problem. And I'm - it's not prevalent, because I think a lot of it is hidden.How?In the fact that it's not something has is talked about outside the workforce. The report says in terms of the complaints they received, 68% of those were workforce related, and other discriminations, such as sexism, or race and religion, I think, are more prevalent outside the workforce and, therefore, are discussed more.So far as recruitment is concerned, are you pointing to unconscious bias or is it very conscious?I believe it is unconscious. That being those that is not necessarily processed. I think the unconscious bias is what was picked up in the report, that older workers are slower to learn or not as adaptive to new technology. You're at the coalface, you are placing people every day. Do you find that that is a problem with older people? Are they slower to learn and less ambitious and more tired? Or is this just a nonsense perception?It's a bit of both. We have got - obviously the new economy and the old economy. Those that are seeking to disrupt the status quo are not going to be wanting to hire those who have been in and - they bring experience of the status quo into their organisations. But it's not necessarily a prevalent thing throughout the whole workforce.In the new economy... Would you say it is wise or unwise to dismiss older workers, because many of them bring years and decades of experience, and talent?Yeah. It is extremely unwise. It's economically damaging for the country that we do so, and the population is ageing. Those over 55 is going to double by 2054. And, therefore, we do actually need to engage these people in the workforce. They bring an awful lot to the workforce, they bring loyalty, stability, experience, and I think the companies that can tap into what's called the grey workforce are going to get a competitive advantage.The older worker was regarded as a fontd of knowledge -- font of knowledge because they been there for a long -- had there there for a long time and gathered that experience. Today nose necessary # -- today not necessarily the case, although that is the perception, because why do they need someone with experience when they can turn to other sources? True. We find experience and wisdom and knowledge are divorced. In the olden days you would go to a senior manager for advice or experience or, "How do I do this?" People turn to Google.There are trends in the industry that are trying to take this bias out, the sense of anonymous CVs.Yes.How the that work?Blind CVs, as they are called. By removing all names, takes a lot of unbiased racial discrimination out, by moving ages from CV, and actually taking CVs - condensing them so they are just relevant to the position that you are apply for. I can see that would work whether there would be an issue of racism or gender bias, but with age, surely you can see a CV is extensive, it goes over a number of years?Indeed. I had somebody who had tailored a CV to the job they were looking for. They got rid of is the old stuff. They were irrelevant. I feel they had every right. I wasn't expecting to be facing somebody. That was myself having unconscious bias. A good check for myself that it still occurs in an experienced recruiter. In this day and age, where we're expected boy the government to work longer and we are an ageing population, clearly something needs to be done to address tissue, because if people -- address the issue, because if people as downas 45 are being discriminated against for age, what do you suggest needs to happen to make chains?Change can come --Changes?Change can come through two sources, either the values of the leadership, and ideas of the leadership within an organisation. I think a lot of those need to be looked at. Or by Government legislation. But really at the coalface, a lot of work needs to be done with inthating, HR, and other recruiters, with the benefits of having a diverse workplace. Benefits are well-known but not necessarily has indoctrine Nated to HR and line managers who are doing the recruiting.We are going to talk about people working into their 70s. Indeed.It isn't much good if you haven't got a job and you have to make ends meet as you get older.The other issue is that as the economy gets reinstructed, the -- restuk interested, the position -- restructured, the positions are going are those in the middle manager, those held by older people, and, therefore, they feel they are not being looked at.Are there particular professions, industries, that arer month suitable to, perhaps, older workers?I think all industries should be suitable for older workers. There are somewhere we experience - the report said are particularly prevalent, like construction and teaching. They said they were - they had a lot of ageism. Those - teaching especially, I thought, would be a wonderful way...Absolutely. Once again, because of that wisdom and the knowledge...Correct.Alright.The mentoring side.Many thanks for your insight.In 2012 the tiny opportunity of Girgarre suffered a blow when one of the biggest employers Heinz shut up shot.The community realised it had to find new ways to survive and five years on the tiny town is thriving. Peter Lusted went to find out how Girgarre turned itself around.At first glance Girgarre looks like just another country town. It doesn't have a pub and the supermarket, butcher and cafe have all been closed for years.It's changed a bit?It has.Many of the region's dairy farmers sole up and left the area in the early 2000s due to drought. Things got worse 10 years later, when Girgarre's main employer, Heinz, announced it was shutting its sauce factory, taking with it 146 jobs.It is a sad day. It's the end of an era.With the town facing a dire future, the locals needed to act.Our attitude was that we had to change. Not somebody had to change it for us.An idea put to the Girgarre development group to start a farmers' market was initially ridiculed.Morning. How are you? Honey?The first market was only small, but it has grown from 6 stalls to 150, and on its best days welcomes 2,500 visitors.Look at that!The chook auction is used to fund the upkeep of the local football, tennis and netball facilities.Probably easily generated $50 or $60,000.Other stalls fund the Country Fire Authority, the RSL and a community car for medical appointments. Girgarre suffered another blow when its kindergarten was closed by the local council. There were concerns the primary school would be next, and it would be all over for the town.You take the school out of a town and suddenly the town becomes an old town.But using money raised at the markets, Girgarre kept the kindergarten open for six months until another provider was found. The success of the markets led Girgarre to the next idea... (MUSIC PLAYS).A music festival for people who have never played an instrument.We have grown now to probably 8 or 900 people coming through the workshops.Girgarre believes it created a template for other towns facing extinction to turn their luck around.What they have to do is search for the ideas that can help empower their own communities. Because nothing's impossible. We've found that one out.That's right! They have shown it. Time to talk sport. And it could have been the Dogs maul the Giants but, in fact, the Giants stomped on the Dogs? Is that how it works?I think that, whos. As we see, it could have gone either way. That is what happened. In the preliminary final, we saw at the end of last year, only 6 points separated the two. They went even closer together last night, only two points separating them. Another thrilling chapter. This time, GWS picked up bragging rights. They may be without a star for a few weeks. Backing-up from one of the best preliminary final battles ever seen in the AFL, the rematch in Canberra lived up to the hype. The champs dominated the second quarter but could only manage a 9-point lead at the main break, before final term goals from Jon Patton and Toby Greene clinched a very nail-biting victory.GWS! They are going to get this one. The Dogs got last year... (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) The Giants win this year! Aren't -- The umpires booked one of the Giants best after keeping a close eye on him.That is the sort...We have been telling you for a couple of weeks now you are getting close to the edge. Up to you. If you think that, that's a matter for you. It liked clear from I was p #.Greene reported for striking. Didn't change the result - 75-73 to GWS.One of those weeks that you pencil in at the start of the year. Spitting image of the prelim. It just showed that we learn from some mistakes made in the prelim. Our structure held up. It is my first one - amazing. So proud of the guys that we got the win in our first Friday night game. It's - yeah, a great feeling, mate.Another big injury blow and another loss for North Queensland - their third in four matches. Parramatta cruised to victory in Townsville. Cowboys fans were buoyed by the expected return of Thurston Thursday but he was a late -- Johnathan Thurston but he was a late scratching. He was forced to watch on as Parramatta outclassed the home side. They won easily. Sprints away.Away goes Jennings. What about the support play?Led by Clint Gutherson, who grabbed the first half double, the Eels crossed for four tries to one, 26-6 winners. While the Cowboys casually ward continues to plant. Gavin Cooper injured his shoulder late. Earlier, the Rabbitohs made it three straight defeats. Manly absolutely running riot, especially on the right edge of attack. Akuila Uate crossed for four tries as the Sea Eagles dismantled South Sydney.Off load away to Hastings. And now Walker! The premeirship winner! Gets it out. He has number 4!He is # -- his only four trials have come against the Rabbitohs.It was too easy for Manly, 46-8.We need to have a good hard look at ourselves. Players were cable, they prepared well tloult the week - defence is about attitude. It is how you build the attitude throughout the week.Maria Sharapova will take on one of her most vocal critics in the semifinals in Germany. Back from a 15-month doping fan she continued her fine form at the stut further Open, e -- Stuttgart Open, eliminating Anett Kontaveit to progress. Sharapova is yet to drop a set in her comeback tournament. She is going to take on an opponent who publicly crit sissed the decision to give the former world number 1 wild card entries. I feel she isn't the only one on the woman's tour to feel that way.More on that. Thank you very much.Coming up:More on the North Korean missile test. Reports that the North Koreas attempted to launch a ballistic missile, just north of the capital, but it failed. More on that after the break. Please stay with us.

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This program is not captioned. This program is live captioned by Ericsson Access Services. The US Secretary of State calls for action as North Korea conducts another missile test.Diplomatic and financial power will be backed up by willingness to counteract North Korean aggression.The Government takes aim at university students in the upcoming Budget.Police in the UK foil an active terrorism plot after carrying out a raid in a house in London.Greater Western Sydney get their revenge on the Bulldogs beating the premiers by two points. Good morning. I'm Andrew Geoghegan. I'm Kathryn Robinson. You're watching Weekend Breakfast.