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Tonight - a 4-year-old

killed in her own home by neighbour's pit bull terrier. Vietnam veterans remember their

lost comrades. Grief and its sister emotion, sister emotion, remembrance, of

what is left when the guns are

put away. A new captain to lead

the Wallabies' World Cup

bid. It's something I'm extremely proud of and

something I'm really looking

forward to. And the sounds of

Australia. The latest

recordings preserved for

posterity. A lot of folks are

really excited about having Kylie Minogue's 'I should lucky' on the list.

A 4-year-old has been mauled

to death by a pit bull cross in

Melbourne. It entered a house

from a neighbouring property

and savaged two children and an adult. The dead girl's mother

said the dog's owners did

nothing to help. An unspeakable tragedy. 4-year-old Ayen Chol

was ripped from her mother's

grasp. You can see she is devastated. It's very bad.

'Cause she cannot do anything There's nothing she can do.

to bring her child back. The

girl's aunt was in the front

yard when she was confronted by

the neighbour's dog. She ran

inside, but the pit bull

followed. Sitting upon a group of children who were watching

television. Jackline Ancaito

was fending the animal off her

niece when it turned on her

daughter. She is saying she

didn't get any help from the dog owners themselves. She was

trying, trying help, asking for

help. Her niece suffered

serious head wounds. The

5-year-old's mother was also

bitten on her arms and hands. The dog owner has been interviewed and could face charges. This is a really

horrible tragedy. It will take

understand what's happened. some time for to us fully

Neighbours say the animal is terrifying. Frightening.

There are currently 40 dog

breeds in Victoria, but many are kept illegally. The State

consider toughening penalties Government says it will

for owners and set up a dob in a dangerous dog hotline. People

in the neighbourhood will have

more idea of what's in their

neighbourhood rather than a

council officer driving down

the street. The pit pit's

Colin Muir says the breed is misrepresented. No dog of any

breed is safe to be left

unattended with kids. Ayen Chol's father was Chol's father was in South

Sudan to celebrate the republic's independence. He is making arrangements to return

to Melbourne. This family

misfortune. Earlier this year

injured when she was attacked the girl's mother herself was

by a dog and just two months

ago the family home burnt down. They came here to stay with

relatives. The dog has been

destroyed. Federal Parliament has

rejected Bills to end live

animal exports such as activists open up a new front

in their campaign against the trade. Sleep sheep

slaughtering in Turkey is the latest target. Animals

Australia says it took this video in Turkish process Australian sheep. It

claims the practices are

routine in Turkey, and hoisting

animals while they're still conscious breaches

guidelines. Despite the fact international

these slaughter methods clearly

breach international guidelines

the export industry has been

prepared to supply animals and

supply export permits for the government has prepared to

coalition have combined to Turkey. Labor and the

thwart moves by the Greens and

Andrew Wilkie to ban live exports. The government says it's committed to reforming the

trade. Another ship in the navy's transport fleet is being

sent into early retirement. The

rusty HMAS 'Kanimbla' has been out of service since September

and plans to make it seaworthy

again have been scrapped. The

Defence Minister says it's not

worth spending the $35 million

needed to get it water. We've come to the needed to get it back in the

conclusion that it won't give

the taxpayer value for money or

navy effort to get it back into

the water. A second hand replacement has been bought

from the UK and it won't be

ready until January. The search for the remains of Daniel

Morcombe has been intensified

after a shoe was found in the Sunshine Coast hinterland

search area. It was found late search area. It was found

yesterday and tests will carried out to determine if the

shoe belonged to the Sunshine Coast schoolboy who disappeared

almost eight years ago. Daniel Morcombe's father says the last

few days have been incredibly

difficult. It has the potential

to be a game-breaker in terms of being some tangible evidence

which sadly this case has

really lacked. Forensic testing on the shoe will take several gatecrashing a mining have been arrested after

conference in Sydney.

Environmental groups staged a

rally outside the event while

protesters scaled a building to send their anti-mining send their anti-mining message to the New South Wales Government. They're calling for a moratorium on coal seam gas

exploration in the State but

the government says it already has a number of tough measures

in place. They weren't invited

but that didn't stop them

sending a message. Enough is

enough! Or finding a way in to the State mining conference.

Police were quickly brought in

to move the 30 protesters back

outsoid. I'm giving you a direction to leave now. Get a

job you bludgers. I have a job, mate. I'm looking after the

jobs of our kids. As tensions

rose, at least four people were

arrested. Farmers, green groups and residents from Sydney

protested. They're demanding the government stop coal seam gas exploration in New South Wales. Barry O'Farrell cannot ignore this ignore the communities of New

South Wales who are saying no

coal seam gas. The State to coal expansion and no to

Government has already Government has

inquiry announced a parliamentary

inquiry to investigate the

impacts of coal seam gas, but

farmers say prime agricultural

land should be protected. So

important than a dairy why is a mine worker's job more

farmer's? They also want the

right to stop mining companies exploring for properties. We want landowners, exploring for gas on their

farmers, to be able to say "We

don't want mining on our

properties." The protesters

say there will be

and they will continue to break

the law until the State

Government listens to their

calls for a moratorium on coal

seam gas exploration in this

State. Almost a third of New

South Wales is under a coal

seam gas exploration licence.

The figure protesters claim is

way too high. Where is Where is Barry? The State Government says the

parliamentary inquiry will

address the environmental, economic and social issues.

It's harsh but is it fair?

That's the question being

poseed in the UK over sentences for those convicted of criminal

behaviour in the recent riots.

The Prime Minister pledged that those involved would feel the

full force of the law. But some

say the punishment is being handed out by the courts are

too tough and don't fit the

crimes. After the crimes come

the punishments but how much is

too much? Mother of two Ursula Nevin slept through the riots but a housemate gave her a pair

of stolen shorts. She was sentenced to five months in

prison. If there was a justice system she wouldn't have got

sent to jail. She has two kids. But the case that's cause

the greatest debate is the four

year sentence for 21-year-old Jordan Blackshaw and

22-year-old Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan. Convicted of

inciting violence on Facebook, riots that never actually took place. Their friends are horrified. He is saying it on

Facebook and getting four

years? In the Cheshire years? In the Cheshire area where the pair was separately encouraging violence not many

saw it as a joke. The harsher

the better to send out a

message. You can't go around starting rumours and affecting and scaring innocent people. The Prime Minister too

had no sympathy over the harsh

sentences. What happened on our

streets was appalling

behaviour. To send a very clear

message it's wrong and it won't be tolerated is what our

criminal justice system should

be doing. The Prince of be doing. The Prince of Wales

and Duchess of Cornwall sec

broke off their holiday to

visit some of the hardest hit

areas in London. The sheer

terror that people experienced and still the unease is there,

wondering what might happen at

any stage. But I think the

other thing that's important to

it's just a small minority that createed this mayhem. And

there's deep division over how

to deal with knows guilty of

creating the mayhem that only ended

ended eight days ago.

Thousands of protesters

angry about a visit by the Pope

have clashed with police in the

Spanish capital Madrid. Trouble

broke out when police arrested one demonstrator who attacked

them with a bottle. More than

100 groups including priests

and gay rights part in the protest on the eve

of the Pope's arrival in Madrid

for the World Youth Day. Wer

they're upset about the event's

$70 million price tag at a time

when the Spanish economy is faltering and government

services are being slashed. The

anti-corruption campaigner

whose arrest sparked massive demonstrations across India

will be freed from jail and

allowed to start his public hunger strike. Tens of

thousands took to the streets to protest against the government's clampdown on Anna

Hazare the 74-year-old Ghandi

style figure leading the fight

against corruption. It's so bad

that if you want to do anything, if you want to get

anything done in India, any

work you want to get down, you

have to fight. He is not

fighting for himself. He is already

already 75. He is fighting for

me and my next generation.

Earlier this week Hazare was

arrested as he was about to

start fasting in a park.

Thousands of his followers were

also briefly detained. calling for tougher laws to

fight corruption after a string

of high profile scandals which include last year's

Commonwealth Games. An American teenager has teenager has been arrested over

a plot to blow up a school in

Florida that had expelled him. Police said 17-year-old Jared

Cano had bomb-making material

at his home and planned to

cause mass casualties at his

former high school in Tampa.

Acting on a tip-off, police

learned Cano had planned his attack for the first tight day of class next week and hoped to

kill more than 30

students. Probably able to

thwart potentially catastrophic

event, the likes of event, the likes of which the

city of Tampa has not seen and

hopefully never will. His Facebook Facebook page contains photos

of him with a machete, alcohol

and marijuana. Cano has been

arrested in the past on drugs

and robbery charges. Veterans of the Battle of Long Tan have

finally come to the end of another drawn-out campaign. They've won of the most decisive battles of

the Vietnam, long delayed by political opposition to an unpopular conflict. It was the dawn of a new day for Long Tan veterans when they gathered

this morning in Canberra to

remember the 18 dead and 24

wounded from Delta Company 6th

RAR. 108 young soldiers thought they

they were out on a routine

mop-up mission when they were

suddenly surrounded and pounded

in a rubber plantation near their

their task force

the volume of fire we knew that

there wasn't just a couple of

them. There was a lot. Three

platoons in D Company held off

a force 20 times their size and set an indelible benchmark for

courage in a new and

treacherous kind of conflict.

They'd been honoured immediately immediately by the south

Vietnamese and the US for

gallantry but they waited 45

years to hear it at home. You

were strong. And you were brave. Missing today was Delta Company's leader Lt Colonel

Harry Smith who campaigned for

decades to have his men

fought long and hard for this

company. He really has. And we

as a owe him as a owe him much. Dave Sabben accepted his company's rare unit citation for gallantry,

the award some veterans thought

they'd never get. Justice is done, and we're not bitter

about the wait. We're so

gratified that it's a closed

page now. The anniversary of

Long Tan has long Long Tan has long been celebrate ted as Vietnam

Veterans Day, recognition their Kokoda. They earned that

award no, doubt about it. They should've been awarded straightaway. But some veterans

think they paid too high a

price. We traded in an instant

to have those boys back with

us. I can still remember their

faces. Now their place in history is ex halted.

Meanwhile, new research has

found that serving in Vietnam

had a devastating impact not

only on those who served there,

but also on their families. The wives and partners Vietnam

veterans suffer much higher

rates of mental health problems

than the general community. Richard Roe was con scripted

and served 12 months in Vietnam. His some families living with a veteran can be challenging. The wives and the children have

ongoing problems, often for

many, many years. It's like a

ripple effect in a pond. And a

new study backs that up.

Interviews with veterans' wives

found they're suffering mental

illness at levels 20 or 30

times higher than the population. Initially I couldn't believe it. I repeated

the calculations over and over

and over. But when I kept

getting the same result, you

have to stand back with your arms in the air and arms in the air and ring alarm

bells. June Roe believes some

of the problems stem from how soldiers are

soldiers are trained. This is a

great deal of lack of intimacy

as far as I'm aware, including myself. The boys are trained to

carry on regardless even if one of their mate alongside them. Study author

Brian O'Toole found the wives

of veterans have higher levels

of depression, panic attacks and anxiety disorders. More than

than 50% of the wives have had

a history of major depressive

disorder. This history is related in our data to veteran

combat. June Roe isn't

surprised, saying many wives

are trying to help their partner deal with mental illness. They suffer sometimes

very high degrees of anxiety

and it's very difficult living

with someone like that. You

often feel like you're working

on eggshells. Researchers will

now turn to the fate of veterans' children to

veterans' children to see how they've been affected. Debate

is still raging over whether a nurse-run medical clinic is

helping or hindering Canberra's hospital Emergency Department.

The authors of an independent

review into the walk-in clinic

say patients are happy with the

service, but they say its

location may be a problem. With to capacity and one of the

worst GP shortages in the country, Canberra's nurse-led walk-in clinic was supposed to

ease the pressure but a review

of its first year has suggested it may have done the opposite. It wasn't really

clear cut. But our view is that

there is an impact to some

extent on ED. This report does

justify our concerns. And problem seems to be one of

location. So the clinic brings patients onto the Canberra

Hospital site, and if they

can't be treated at the clinic, then the then the natural thing to do is

for the clinic to refer them to ED. We've long held the view

that this is not the right

location for a primary care service of this

nature. Certainly we are prepared to have that

discussion, our own preference

was to not co-locate it in the

first instance, but there were

clinical concerns raised by

doctors about not having it under under the auspices of the Canberra Hospital. The clinic may not be popular with

emergency staff but for the

growing number of patients visiting the centre,

satisfaction is high. Some of

the nurses running the clinic,

however, are however, are feeling a little hamstrung. They're not really

working to their full scope 'cause they're

'cause they're very highly

skilled practitioners. The government accepts the model

needs tweaking. The service is

here to stay. Now it's around

how we refine it. And whether

it would be better placed away from an from an already overburdened

ED. Here's finance now with

Alan Kohler. Have I mentioned lately that the marks are

volatile? Well they are. The

All Ordinaries was up 50 points yesterday, down 50 points today. Let's face it, investors

haven't the faintest idea what

settling for trying to make a

buck by day trading in and out. A couple of interesting graphs tonight. This is the net worth of the American

private sector. A book value of

$60 trillion. And that's more than enough to pay off the

government's debt if they government's debt if they felt

so inclined to do, of course.

And finally, one for half of

now get mad about. Female wages as a percentage of male wij

wages. It's now 82.4% the

lowest in 233 years. The

average difference is 12,870 dollars a dollars a year according to CommSec. Women are obviously

smarter than men, so it must be

the rising demand for manual

labour in mining and

construction. And that's

finance. Three Olympic medals won by Australian swimmer John Conrads were sold at auction today for a total of nearly

$25,000. Conrads won a gold and

two bronze medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics. They were by the National Museum of Canberra --

the National Museum of

Australia in Canberra. Also

under the hammer

official team tracksuits, and

fan letters. Many other items

including Conrads' collection

of personal photos went to the Australian National Maritime

Museum. I don't want them in my

attic or in a bank vault. I want them out there so that kids can see them. Hopefully

some kid will be this little migrant kid who

only learned to swim at the age

of 8 and by the time he was 14

he was on the national team.

The Wallabies selectors

sprung a surprise by nameing a

new captain for the World Cup.

James Horwill takes over from

Rocky Elsom who's still been

included in the squad. Coach Robbie Deans was pleased with

how Elsom took the news. He

just said look, whatever is in the best interests of the team. It's something I'm extremely extremely proud of and looking

forward to. Drew Mitchell and Barrick Barnes Barrick Barnes were among the fringe candidates who made the

squad while Matt Giteau was the

highest profile omission.

Social media is on the rise and

in the sporting world clubs are

treading cautiously into the

digital domain. With the lives

of athletes more open to

scrutiny than ever, some of the

ACT's clubs are devising

strategies for managing and making making the most of sites like

Facebook and Twitter. Many athletes have found out the

hard way that social media can

come back to bite you and just yesterday Matt Giteau played

the spoiler to today's Rugby World Cup squad announcement. Sometimes the

lines are a bit grey. It's almost impossible to control

social media. What sporting

organisations need to be aware

of is that the message will get out no

out no matter what. With many athletes, coaches and

managers on web sites such as

Twitter and Facebook, the inner

workings of sporting teams and

the lives of athletes are open to the public like never

before. Sporting organisations

are realising that it's a very

important channel for them to keep in

keep in touch with their fans

and to even grow an engage

with their fan base.

Supporters learn more about their favourites players, their

interests and even their injuries but with

risks. I think what people want

from social media is

authenticity. You don't want to

try to frame too much and we

don't want to try to moderate

messages, what we do have in most of our

most of our policies is an underlying theme of commonsense. The Brumbies have slated social media as a major area of expansion for next season. We have a lot of new

ideas we will be launching next

year, along with a new web

site. It will be an important

part of communicating with our supporters. The risks and rewards

rewards of closer with fans are precariously

intertwined. How sporting organisations negotiate that fine

fine line will be under close

scrutiny. Canberran Jason Tutt

will make his AFL debut for the

Western Bulldogs this Sunday in their match

their match against Port. The 20-year-old who played for

Ainslie as a junior has been

named on the wing for the

Bulldogs. From a call of the

Cup to the singing budgie and la stupenda. Those are some of the diverse recordings today

added to the nation's historic

sound registry. Music has

always been used to tell the

story of Australia.

SONG: # I feel a bit crazy

# And I feel a bit strange #

And iconic band Skyhooks' debut

album reveals a tale of the nation's emerging alternative

rock scene in the early 70s.

SONG: # I should be so lucky

# Lucky lucky lucky # More

than a decade later, the girl

next door's hit went on to become one of the biggest selling singles of the

year. One of the criteria is

just how successful some of the regardings have regardings have been in terms

of their public response at the time, Kylie was not only made a

huge hit here, but it was the

beginning of her success in the

UK. Another Australian woman made

made her mark in music, but of

a very different kind. of the Prima Donna' album

recorded in 1960 remains one of

the most cherished opera albums

ever recorded but it's not just

music that encapsulates Australia's collective identity. Women in politics is

a theme this year with the

inclusion of the maiden

speeches of the first two women elected to Federal Parliament. This is the first

occasion upon which a woman has

addressed this House. The intimacy of sound is also

demonstrated this year with the

inclusion of journalist Hayes' moving narrative of the destruction caused by Cyclone

Tracy. Just being able to

physically eat is a new

sensation. The terror of the

whole thing makes it good to

just be alive. The full list

is available on the National Film and Sound Archive web

site.

Now with a look at today's weather here's Mark Carmody. Thank you, Craig. Good evening. Wasn't it good to hear from the prickle farmer? Since

the rain

mm in our gauge here at

Dickson. Cloud covers most the south-east and is generating some heavy rain over Tasmania,

but only light showers on the

mainland. Cloud over WA isn't

producing anything. The low and

the cold front that's given us

the rain and cool temperatures

is moving to the north east,

and that will be replaced by a

ridge from a high that's southwards through the bight.

But we're in for a few more

cloudy days yet. So nationally

tomorrow, showers will clear in Melbourne and Hobart while Adelaide will be cloudy.

Slowy flowers don't always

have to be large. Look at these

devizias from WA, currently

showing off at our beautiful

Botanic Gardens. Thank you,

Mark. Before we go, a brief

recap of our recap of our top stories tonight. There are renewed

calls for dangerous dog breeds

to be banned after a 4-year-old

girl girl was mauled to death by a pit bull cross pit bull cross in Melbourne. The dog attacked the child in

her own home after escaping

from a neighbouring garden.

Federal Parliament has rejected Bills to end live animal

exports. exports. Labor and the

coalition have combined to

thwart moves by the Greens and

the independent MP Andrew

Wilkie to ban live exports. The

government says it's committed to reforming the trade. And

that's the news for now. But

stay with us now for 7.30 with

Leigh Sales and Chris Uhlmann. Thanks for your company. Goodnight. Tonight, we take

a look at the dark side of the

rag trade and ask if outworkers

are getting a raw deal. During

the week, how many hours would

you work? About 12 hours a day. Shonks and run sweat

shops have no place in the

clothing industry. And a voyage

of reconciliation on a replica of the 'Endeavour'. Being out

on the water's one of the best

things. Escaping reality. This

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