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Live. Tonight, 200 dead, many

more missing as a powerful

earthquake hut eastern Turkey.

On the edroad to democracy, Libyans celebrate their

possible liberation day. A big pay-out

possible for an Indian student

wrongly detained for 18 months.

And it's a black day in New

Zealand but they're loving it.

Good evening, welcome to ABC News, I'm Virginia Haussegger.

Rescue teams are searching for people trappeded under rubble

after a powerful earthquake

struck eastern Turkey. More

than 200 people are confirmed

dead in the Van region but

hundreds more are missing under

dozens of buildings collapsed in the 7.2 magnitude

quake. Middle East

correspondent Anne Barker

reports and some of the images

in this story may be


(Screams) Moments after the

earthquake struck, the horror

was clear. (Screams) Families

were trappeded under the rubble

with no way out. Sound of

despair and grief filled the air. In air. In a frenzy, people

scrambled to rescue those

trapped around them. Dozens of trapped around them. Dozens of buildings, including apartment

blocks, were flattened during

the epicentre near the city of

rubble Van. Survivors dug in the

rubble with their bare hands in

an attempt to free their

neighbours. The death toll is

expected to rise. Hundreds are still waiting to be rescueded.

As night fell, emergency

workers found this boy

trappeded under a collapsed

wall. As he cried for

rescuers tried to comfort him.

Rapidly falling temperatures

heightened the urgency. He was eventually

eventually freed. The Turkish

Prime Minister says the worst

affected areas were villages

built from clay bricks. We

don't know how many people are

trapped in the ruins of

collapsed buildings. It would be wrong to give a number. We

hope to reach them alive. He's

thanked the international

community for offers of help

but says Turkey can cope with

the disaster on its own. As

search and rescue teams

continue to arrive in eastern Turkey, temporary camps are being set up but tens of

thousands of survivors have

spent the night sleeping in the open. The powerful tremor

measureded 7.2 on the Richter

scale. It's the strongest quake

to hit Turkey in years and

scores of after shocks continue

earthquakes because it's on a to rock the area. Turkey is

major geological faultline.

Libya's new rulers have

declared the country liberated

and on the path to democracy. Tens of thousands of jubilant

Libyans witnessed the formal

declaration in Benghazi, the

stronghold of the rebellion

against Colonel Gaddafi. But as

Michael Vincent reports, a

dispute over what to do with

the former dictator's body may

point to further turmoil. A moment in history for the Libyan people to saver. The

home of the revolution was

where the new regime chose to

announce the end of the

conflict. Tens of thousands of

jubilant Libyans flooded the

city of Benghazi to hear the

formal declaration of

liberation. The figurehead of

the revolution promised a rosy

future. After eight months of

Colonel Gaddafi and his bitter fighting s against

Loyalists, he also appealed for

reconciliation. Today we are

one national become united brothers as we one national flesh. We have

have not been in the past and

we love each Tripoli, the people sang the we love each other. In

national anthem with one voice.

Not everyone could share the moment with their children.

This mother lost her son in the first fortnight of the revolution. Tens of thousands

lost their lives so Libya be freed. Very, very, very

high price but this is the

freedom. Such a momentous day many Libyans wanted to thank those around the world who

helped them. I want to say

thank you to English and everyone. Very, very nice

people you can. - very nice

people you are. This is the

waiting for since moment Libyans have been

last 8 months they've fought to

get rid of Gaddafi. He is now

dead and they've only got hope

ahead of them. Writing a new constitution

constitution and getting the

weapons off the streets is

critical to Libya's return to

normal. Michael Vincent, ABC News, Tripoli. Across the

border in Tunisia, a fledgling

democracy is takinging shape. 9

months after an uprising of the

ousting of Tunisians have voted in their first free elections. Many

waited for hours to cast their

votes. Officials say voter

turn-out exceeded 90%. This is

the biggest day ever. First

time in our life we have a true

and clear elections. More than

100 new political parties are

vying for seat in a 217-seat assembly. The Federal

bill Government is facing a damages

bill of hundreds of thousands

of dollars for wrongly

The detaining an overseas student.

The 31-year-old from unnia came

to study engineering. He ended

up spending 18 months in Sydney's Villawood detention centre. Prashant Cherkupalli

had a student visa and was

doing some part-time work in a bakery when immigration

officials swooped. For my

simple mistake I been there for

nearly two years and every day,

every night I feel like losing hope. The post-graduate

engineering student who paid

$30,000 in university fees, was detained for least 10 appeals for freedom

fell on deaf ears. Every month

I applieded a visa explaining

everything what I'd done and what went wrong. It's atrocious. I mean, for anyone

to spend one day in detention I

think is bad enough. 509 days. Prashant Cherkupalli took his case to the Human Rights

Commission and its findings are damning. The main recommendation is that he be paid I think $597,000

assessment of damages and that

an apology by bee made by the authorities for what

happened. Mr Cherkupalli has

also lodged a claim for damages

for unlawful imprisonment in

the NSW Supreme Court and on

that basis the Minister for

immigration, Chris Bowen,

wouldn't comment on his case,

however, his spokesman

confirmed that there are 17

similar cases before the courts. Tonight's 'Four Corners' looks at the detention on people's mental

health. Most people who've had

significant immigration

detention centre experiences have have compromised mental health

on their release and, worse, that those mental health

problems persist for quite a

protracted period of

time. 4,000 people remain in

detention centres

detention centres throughout

Australia.Homes were threatened

and people evacuated when a

fire broke out this afternoon in the Blue Sydney. More than 100

firefighters responded to the

blaze in Katoomba. Locals say

the fire flared suddenly. About

450 students were evacuated from Katoomba high school as a

precaution and taken to a local

cinema. We were supposeded to

have our maths exam but who

knows if we can go back

tomorrow otherwise we have to

go to another school and do

it. The threat has since eased.

Police suspect arsonists are to

blame. Police have confirmed a body recovered from Lake Burley Griffin is

Boyle who went missing last

week. The Forrest man was

reported missing after going to

the ANU's Oktoberfest with

friends on Thursday night. Police pulled Mr from the lake yesterday after

his wallet, mobile phone and

shorts were found in parkland beside the Commonwealth Avenue

bridge. It's believed he may

have fallen while sky-larking

with friends. A report on his

death being prepared for the

Coroner. It's long been considered that economy is of the 2-speed

variety but new research shows

it now has three with WA out on

its own in front thanks largely

to the mininging sector. The

ACT is in second place at the

head of the second lane of growth. Despite Europe's

economic woes reverberating around the world and plans at

home for ramining and carbon

tax, Australia's resources

sector continues to go from

strength to strength. A new

report predicts mining

investment will increase by almost 70% almost 70% over the next 5

years. Certainly it's iron

ore, coal and LNG. All of those

three are really driving the growth. But there are also

warnings of severe skills and equipment equipment shortages and fears that Australia could miss out

on many benefits of the mining

boom with much manufacturing

work going off shore. Governments and

Governments and industry need

to probably work together on

this to see if there are ways

in which we can include Australian manufacturing.

Despite that, WA continues to

ride the wave. shows WA is by far Australia's

best performing economy.

Really it gets down to China. If China continues to go

gangbusters, WA will go gangbusters.

leading the Australian

economy. And Commsec's report

also shows the emergence of

Australia's 3-speed economy

with WA out in front, ACT,

Victoria and SA making up the

middle and Northern Territory,

Tasmania, NSW and Queensland

dragging the chain. While

Queensland Government says the report lacks credibility, the Northern Territory cites a skills shortage

problem. The Territory Government's very keen to

invest in training our own.

We've been working very closely

with industry. And in NSW it's

a lack of a lack of housing. Housing

construction is an issue

nationally too. New figures

show years of soaring house

prices and slow home building

have left one in 10 Australians

struggling to pay for their

homes whether owned or rented.

It shouldn't be this hard to

get a roof over quur head. We

need to fix the housing system

to make sure everyone can safe, secure and affordable housing. Since the global financial crisis, Australian

house prices have gone up,

unlike many other countries in the developing the developing world. Decades

after it became an economic

catch cry, flexible employment

is about to be put under the

microscope. The ACTU has launched

launched what it calls an

independent inquiry into the

social and economic impact of

casual and contract labour. There's nothing very casual

about Australia's commitment to

fulltime work. Fulltime

employees work some of the

world but they also have the

sort of security casual workers

can only dream of and flexible

labour, like casual and

contract labour, now make s up about

about 40% of the about 40% of the workforce.

This is a problem becoming more

and more serious for workers in Australia. The ACTU has launched its own inquiry into

the impact and appointed a former deputy prime minister

turned academic to run it.

When you use the term

flexibility, you've got to ask the question whom? The inquiry promises to

study the effect of workforce

flexibility on workers, their

families, society and the

economy. What, for example, are

the impact on the housing industry when find it difficult to get a

loan? They can't face up to

that kind of responsibility.

Why? They can't do it because

essentially work these days

doesn't provide that degree of

security to take on that kind

of responsibility. Employers will

will be very, very welcome to

put submissions in. We want to

hear from emmers and

how anyone could ignore an

inquiry that reaches out to such a broad range of working

Australians. To ignore or not

will also be a decision made by

political parties which will be asked to consider the

recommendations. If the ACTU was

was serious about trying to guard against job insecurity,

the first thing they'd do is

tell the Government to drop

this toxic tax. The inquiry

will hold public hearings at

the start of the new year. Despite

European debt deal, equity

markets are hoping for the

best. The local share market recouped all of last week's losses, rising more than 2%. Here's finance correspondent

Phillip Lasker. Right now it

seems to be a case of when in

doubt be optimistic. Everyone's

hoping Europe will come up with

a plan to address the debt

crisis by Wednesday. What could

be simpler? The local market

and Hong Kong also got an extra

kick on numbers suggesting China's manufacturing sector

might pick up. And when base biggest rally in two years it

has a knock-on effect in the

resources sector. Investors

also took the opportunity to snap

snap up stocks considered good value like the value like the banks. So those

who are optimistic about the

future and a solution in Europe

are buying metals and oil, the

pessimists are buying gold. The

debt outcome in Europe

inflation in Australia will be important when the Reserve Bank considers interest rates next

week. There's a tentative link

between the CPI and the PPI or wholesale prices and the 0.6% increase for the September

quarter shows that at least

wholesale prices pressures are

easing and most of the pressure

came from utility prices. Now the Reserve Bank came out with

an interesting graph. It shows

a pick-up in European Central

Bank lending to banks in Spain, Italy and France, represented

by the pink, purple and orange

lines at the bottom. It means

those banks are having more

trouble getting funds on the concerns about their finances

grow but the borrowing is still

very small as a proportion of

stoatal bank assets as opposed

to the blue line like Greece where 20% of their money comes

from the Central Bank. The

responded to the improved

global sentimentx up pretty

much across the board. That's

finance. The shortage of

childcare in Canberra is Tube

get some relief. The ACT

Government has identifieded

nine centres which will receive

$9 million set aside in the

last Budget. The money will allow allow the centres to provide

173 new childcare places. It

will also help them meet new national standards including improved worker-to-child ratios and and higher staff

qualifications. The Government says it's already working to attract the extra staff

needed. We put $800,000 on the table to

table to support early

childhood educators to gain a

certificate III in their

training. That program will

start next year and it's a

scholarship program on top of a fee waiver HECS waiver. The new national

standards will be phased in

from next year until 2020. New

research has found many women would consider having both

breasts removed if there was a

high risk of developing cancer.

The findings were released in

Sydney this morning as Sydney this morning as Sophie

Scott reports. There's a

special bon that runs through

three generations of this

Sydney family. They all carry

the gene that puts them at high

risk of breast cancer. Gran mother Val Vallis had breast

cancer in her 40s, cancer in her 40s, mum Julie Anne Barter got it at 36.

Daughter Krystal Barter knew

the odds were stacked against

her so at the age of 25 she

made a difficult decision. I

did a lot of research

came to the conclusion that to

defy my destiny, I would have a

double mastectomy. New research

from Cancer Australia shows in

the same situation, most women

would make the same tough

choice. That was an emotional

decision for me but at the end

of the day I've never suffered

another anxiety attack like I

did and my life is just

feel like I've start adnew life. I went along life. I went along with

everything that they went along

with because I wanted my

granddaughter to survive. I

didn't want to have another one

in the in the family lose their life to breast cancer. Having the gene for breast cancer puts

women at an 80% increased risk

of developing the illness. More

than 14,000 women are diagnosed

with breast cancer each year

but only a small number will

get it because of their family

history. Our survey nationally

demonstrated that 8 out of women incorrectly assume that

having one family member with breast cancer significantly

increased their risk of the disease. Krystal Barter doesn't

know if her baby daughter Bonnie has the gene. Her hope

is that by the time Bonnie

wants to find out, medical

research will have found a

cure. It's a different kind of

kiss and tell book. The life

story of Hazel Hawke, the first

wife of the former Prime

Minister, as told by the couple' daughter. Hazel Hawke suffers

couldn't attend the launch of

her biography but family and

friends were there to, "Set the

story straight," about a favourite First Lady. Sophie

Pieters Hawke Pieters Hawke has done what

most daughters never do. She

frensly examined the life of

her mother. Her book looks at

the life of Hazel Hawke from

her childhood in Perth in the

1930s to her decline in into

dementia, in between her life

in The Lodge with her husband,

Bob. It gives a representation of mum than some. Bob Hawke's second wife's disrichtions of Hazel

Hawke led to a widely reported

confrontation between the daughter and her stepmother in

an airline lounge in June. She

and others - this is not about

Blanch - have in a sense at times portrayed times portrayed mum

inaccurately. Blanch and I have

kissed and made up since that well publicised spat. Sophie

Pieters Hawke paid tribute to her grandmother's her grandmother's courage

including her decision to have

an illegal abortion in 1952

after an unplanned pregnancy

before the Hawks married. When she eventually managed to have

the procedure, it was

dangerous, scary, painful and

incredibly lonely. There's a

description of those much-talked about much-talked about facelifts

Hazel Hawke had with a friend.

She persuaded mum it would be

fun to go in and have facelifts together and they did it

twice. It's been said that

Hazel Hawke's infectious laugh

would frighten the chooks and

her friends and family say that if

if she could have been at the

launch it would have rounth

loud and clear once again. The

black cloud has lifted over the land of the long white cloud.

There was a collective sigh of relief across New Zealand last

night after nail-biting win

over France in the Rugby World

Cup final. After a drought, the All Blacks finally

put paid to their reputation as

World Cup chokers. Fans partied

long into the night then

started all over again this morning as Jennifer Browning

reports. It's a national party.

After one of the most trying

years in the country's history,

New Zealanders finally have a

reason to celebrate. There it

is, the William web-Ellis trophy. Haven't we waited to

long time to see that back.

This party's been a long time

in the planning. New Zealand

has only won the World Cup once, once, that was in 1987, but for

the 200,000 fans who lined the

streets of Auckland, the hurt

of the past has now been replaced with excitement replaced with excitement and relief. Woo! Absolutely

wonderful. These people are just unbelievable. The

celebrations kicked off

immediately after the final whistle last night. Auckland's

harbourfront was transformed

into a party precinct with the

majority of revellers on their best behaviour. Fantastic! It's

So awesome. They're all pretty

boisterous. 95% of the people

are doing well. There's a few

clowns who will probably end up having breakfast with us. But

the scenes of jubilation could have easily been scenes of

heartache. The All Blacks were

first to score and replacement fly-half Stephen Donald

extended the lead to 8. A

converted try by France closed

the and gap to a point with

more than half an hour left to

play. We have got a game.

There was no choking this time

by the New by the New Zealanders. The All Blacks, Rugby World Cup

champions 2011. There's going

to be a lot of stories told as

we get older but no-one can

ever take this away from this group group and from this bunch of

men and they're tough men and

tonight. I they've given their all

tonight. I think the country

should be proud. The party's

players just beginning. Tomorrow the

players head to Christchurch

before more celebrations in Wellington on Wednesday. The Rugby World Cup is over, the

Brumbies officially began

2012 campaign this morning. It

promises to be a tough

preseason. The squad, minus its

Wallabies, was pushed to the

limit with some big changes personnel on and off the field.

The Brumbivise a very fresh look. They're faces few will

recognise at next season' opening match but Brumbies

coaching staff believe it won't

be long before some are

household names. With the

talent has to guys have got and

what we've seen so far there's

foe reason they couldn't

or two. Unlike provious years,

the Brumbies will have the bulk

of their experience off the

field instead of on. It jeesk

were got 12 new members of the squad out of 35 and the average

age is 22. It's a new

generation. It's certainly a

younger breed but full of potential. Tapping into that

potential will be new head

coach Jake White, former coach Laurie Fishe ?r?, Stephen

Larkham, George Gregan, all on

han to help out the new talent.

New recruit Zack Holmes is one

from the players he grew up

watching. No better place to

learn. You've got two of

Australia's greatest ever

here you can't learn anywhere. players. If you can't learn

The Western Australian is

gearing up for a big preseason

as he strives for a spot in the

Brumbies side early next year.

Get quicker and bigger and

learn my skills from Larkham

and Greegs. Got lot of

potential, just one of the

players willing to work

hard. It's a theme for the hard. It's a

Brumbies as they look to erase

the memories of their horror

the memories of their horror

2011 campaign. The Queen

briefly touched down

Brisbane today as part of her

11-day tour of Australia. As

Kirrin McKechnie reports, the

focus of the flying visit was

January's flood disaster. It

was just a short trip but it

went a long way to bolster the

spirits of disaster-weariled

Queenslanders. We are here to pay pay tribute to the resilience and courage of Queenslanders

who bravely picked up their

lives and rebuilt them after a period of great adversity. The

Queen's 4-hour progress through Brisbane was all about the State's devastating summer of

disasters. After touching down,

her royal highness boarded a

boat to see the path of

destruction January's floods

took through the capital. She

then met a hand-picked group of

flood and cyclone survivors and

live their rescuers. Do you all

Braga, whose Brisbane home was live in Brisbane? For Gwen

swamped, the royal occasion was

a bright spot in a dark year.

Could not believe anyone like I would have

the Queen because that's just

something you dream

about. Brisbane turned on a

dream day as the Queen took a

stroll through the Southbank parklands, meeting another

couple of locals displaced in the floods. The the floods. The estimated

40,000 spectators at Southbank

all hoped to catch a glimpse of

the Queen, some securing position well before daybreak.

For these royal enthusiasts,

that meant driving from the

Sunshine Coast just after

midnight. Your friends think you're mad? Yes, of course.

It brings a bit of pleasure and everyone get back into the

spirit of things. A state of

high spirits after a whirlwind

tour. Now here he is with our

weather news, Mark Carmody. Thanks, Virginia. Good evening.

I say bring Her Majesty back.

When she was here the weather

was fab ls I. She Queensland and immediately the

weather turns to custard.

Sunny, dry and very, very

windied today. Hot north-westerlies, averaging

around 40 km/h, gusting to 60. They

They pushed our top to 30, 2

below our October top that occurred in 1936.

There's a cloudband crossing

the southeast and that will

bring showers over the next few

days. Speckled cloud behind it

indicates cold air. There's

also cloud over the southwest.

Low pressure systems extend

down the West Coast and also

Territory from the southeast to the

Territory so the showers will

be widespread. A high centre

ared in the bight will and mainly southeasterlies on

the tablelands.

Virginia, these flowers only

come in one size, huge. Too

huge for a lapel and this is a

beauty, grown by Leanne who

close links to our news. And I

know you were trying to pin

those on your lapel but we had

to stop you. Thanks very much,

Mark. Before we go, a brief

recap of our top stories - a

desperate rescue effort is

under way after a dev sating

earthquake in eastern Turkey.

More than 200 are dead and

hundreds more are missing. The

Federal Government is facing a

compensation claim of more than half

half a million dollars for unlawfully detaining an

overseas student. That's the

news for now. Stay with us for

7:30 with Leigh Sales and Chris

Uhlmann. From me for now, goodnight. Closed Captions by CSI

Welcome to the program.

Tonight - the Occupy movement

hits Australia but do the demonstrators have a legitimate

grievance or are they just


This is the beginning of

protests against politics being

dominated by finance and it's

about time. There are a number

of groups here that are

capturing this pause for their

own political purposes. --

this cause. And Hazel Hawke's

daughter speaks candidly about

her mother's life and rocky

marriage. It's not like there's

a goody and a baddy. It's like

there's two great people and

then sometimes shit happens.

And that blue with Blanche. I

went to say hello. She had the

snits with me. She gave me a

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