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Tonight - fear and loathing

in the Adelaide Hills. When did this become a

dictatorship? Going against the

grain - too much rain ruins the

harvest in the Riverina. New research challenges the

benefits and celebrating Australia's benefits of a low salt diet,

unsung pioneer of colour

photography. Anton Bruehl was one of the most famous

advertising and colour

photographers working in New

York. Good evening, and welcome to ABC News, I'm

Virginia Haussegger. The Federal Government says it's understandable there's concern

in South Australia about a new

detention centre in

Inverbrackie. There was a furious backlash in furious backlash in the

Adelaide Hills to the

Government's decision to house

400 families there. Locals

lashed out at the Prime

Minister, refugee advocates

were shouted down and officials who tried to explain the plan

were jeered. Stephanie

Kennedy reports. It was the

day the Immigration Department

came to town, and the locals vented their anger. When did this become a dictatorship?

When? Because we're being told,

we're not being asked, we're being being told. They're furious about the lack of consultation

over the Government's plan to

move 400 asylum seekers into

empty defence houses at nearby

Inverbrackie. The residents here are worried the extra

children will put a strain on schools

schools and health facilities

will be overstretched. As the

crowd spilled out onto the

pavement police were on hand. Inside, immigration officials

tried to allay fears. You'll

find it's a very positive

experience for your own

so I'd children and for the community,

chance. Refugee advocates so I'd urge you to give it a

tried, too. We've been very

successful with our Minister was also in their relationships... The Prime

sights. The local Liberal MP

vowed to fight the plan. There

will be some who would allege

this is about a bunch of red

necks who are arguing against these asylum seekers and that

is just not true. His party

called for more consultation and a parliamentary

inquiry. There's been ample opportunities to discuss this

matter with this community.

They've been completely ignored and so they're understandably

legitimate concerns they want concerned. They have

to ask. In Sydney, the minister

put on a brave face. I think

it's understandable there are

concerns, I think it's

understandable there are issues

to be raised. But this community isn't buying it and

the Government can expect more

resistance. Another two arrived carrying nearly 170

asylum seekers bringing the

total this year to 108. The

Prime Minister will fly to Asia

at the end of next week for

talks with her counterparts in

Malaysia and Indonesia as the

Government continues to grapple

with the increasing numbers of

asylum seekers arriving on

Australian shores illegally. Aborigines in Victoria's

Gippsland are celebrating

tonight after being granted

native title rights over almost

a fifth of the State's Crown

land. Today's settlement was

the first under Victoria's

framework for dealing with native title claims which is

being touted as a tell plate

for other States. No sign of

hundreds gathered in Gippsland anything but high spirits as

for a colourful hearing. For

14 years these Aborigines the

in and out Gunai-Kurnai people have been

for native title. This time,

the Federal Court came to them

at Knobbs Reserve near Sale.

This is one of the areas of

bushland these Aborigines now

have a say in managing. All

up, they've been granted native title

title over 22,000 square kilometres of Government land,

including a number of National Parks.

slice of Victoria, just under

20% of all Crown land in the

State. It's a nice day. Senior elder Albert Mullett says his

people finally have recognition

from State and Federal

Governments. There are key

ingredients, one is a word

called respect, two is about

trust and three is about honesty. This settlement only

applies to land and waters

owned by the Crown. Aboriginal

elders here want it stressed

that no private properties are

involved. Locals believe attitudes to native title are

slowly changing. There's a lot

of scare campaigns go on, you

know and of course people are

worried sick that that's going

to happen, but it hasn't and I

don't think it ever will. The

hope now is that native title

rights will lead to jobs for

young Aborigines. Not just

office jobs, but also land management sort of things, as

well. The Federal Government

says this settlement should be

an example to others seeking native title, where goodwill

replaced litigation. Jewish

settlers have rushed to build

hundreds of new homes on the

West Bank after a building

freeze expired last month. The

bitter row over settlements on occupied West Bank land is threatening to derail negotiations between Israel and

the Palestinians. Israel's facing intense diplomatic pressure

moratorium and keep peace talks alive. Middle East correspondent Ben

correspondent Ben Knight

reports. In the three weeks

since Israel's building

moratorium ended, the diggers have been busy in the West

Bank. Israel's settlement watchdog Peace Now says more

than 600 new homes have now

begun construction - a rate

estimated to be four times

faster than it was before the

building freeze began. In some

places it's only levelling the

grown that's started and in

others it's the very foundations now being

digged. Israel has been under

intense pressure from the

United States and Europe to

extend its moratorium on

building Jewish homes in its

West Bank settlements, building

most of the world deems to be illegal. Palestinian

negotiators says it goes

against Israel's promise not to

do anything that would

jeopardise the current peace negotiations. Settlement is a

unilateral act, it's an aggressive act, a colonial act

and what is the point of you

building settlements and we are

negotiating the total

elimination and evacuation of

these settlements, so there is

a lot of contradiction between

what Israel is doing and what

Israel is saying. The limited construction under way will no way impact upon the final contours of a peace agreement.

Ultimately, it's not about

settlements, it's about

reaching a historic peace settlement. But in this

environment, one is inseparable

from the other and last week's

announcement by Israel's

Housing Ministery that more

than 200 new apartments have

been approved for building in

east Jerusalem was described by the United States as disappointing. The reaction in

the Arab world was far less diplomatic. The fear, of

course, is what will happen if these peace talks collapse, but

a poll released here yesterday

showed that most Palestinians

do not support a violent uprising. uprising. Instead they they should ask the United Nations to recognise the State

of Palestinian with or without

Israeli agreement. Failing

that, they should simply

declare the State themselves

and see what happens. A

Bulgarian court has begun hearing a Sydney man's appeal

against a murder

Jock Palfreeman was sentenced

to 20 years in jail for

stabbing a man to death during

a street brawl in 2007. He

insists he was acting in

self-defence after going to the

aid of some Roma people who

were under attack from drunken

football fans. The appeals

court has ruled that five

witnesses can be questioned for

a second time. It's only a second time. It's only a

small step, but we feel it's a

very positive step and the next session will be now in November

and we look forward to having

our day in court again

then. But Dr Palfreeman is

disappointed with the court's

refusal to review CCTV footage. The drought may be officially

over in NSW, but not everybody

on the land is rejoicing. An expected record harvest has

been ruined not by the lack of

rain, but for a change, too

much of it. Geoff Sim s

reports from the NSW reports from the NSW Riverina.

It was one of the worst affected areas over the long

drought and flooding is set to cost farmers millions of

dollars. Not for 14 years has

water gone over Burrinjuck on the

the Murrumbidgee nearas, now

it's been overflowing all weak.

Blowering Dam, near Tumut is at

95% capacity, so is the huge

lake behind Hume Weir on the

Murray near Albury. Between

the two rivers lies an

ephemeral creek system and it

can't handle all the rainfall

it's had. We've had the worst

flood certainly in living much as 95% of Angus MacNeil's

property of 2,500 hectares near

Rand has been under water. The

precious wheat crop is

drowning. If we get that 50%

loss we're back to square one. On the other side of the

billabong creek system it's

even worse. 99% of Roy Hamilton's

Hamilton's property has been

under. At least his dog is

collapsing. If I could salvage

30-60% of what we thought we

had last week I'd be happy. The losses will be huge. 30-40

million dollars of lost income

to this general district

here. They say farming is an

occupation that gives best

results between weather

extremes. As farmers here well

know when we reported from this

same paddock five years ago it

was a dust bowl. Today, it's

more like a swamp. Five years ago ago with not a blade of pasture, handfeeding was the

only option. Much of this potentially prime grain crop

may end up as fodder and Angus

MacNeil one of the most

hardened farmers you'll find

say it may be the last straw.

You seriously considering

walking off? Yep. Some end to

the drought. Despite heavy winter rain there's a new warning that Australia's

south-east may face a drier

future due to climate change.

Recent downpours have eased

water restrictions and eased a

13-year drought in many parts

of the region but a new report by researchers at the CSIRO

indicates lower than average rainfall in the long-term

future for parts of NSW, Victoria and the ACT. It's really good we're getting good

rains at the moment and that's

due to a combination Nina event and warm waters off

the north-west of Australia, but in the longer term we

should plan for more droughts

and drier conditions than what we're seeing at the moment. The

research has found strong links between rainfall patterns and

climate change. A lot of it is

down to natural variability,

droughts come and droughts come and go, but there's an aspect of climate change that's impacted on change that's impacted on the

recent drought and we think

that will continue into the

future. The program will

further study the extent that

climate change is affecting

climate in the region. Some

venues won't be able to afford

a big increase in liquor licensing fees. The Government

has changed the licensing

regime so fees are charged

according to venue size, the

amount of alcohol sold and

trading hours. Big venues that

trade until 5am will see fees

intree from $3,000 a year to

more than $16,000. The quantum

of these fee increases are

going to cut businesses hard

on trading hours because they

can't afford to trade the way they've always trade. The

Government and the Greens argue

the changes will help curb

alcohol-related violence but

the Opposition says some smaller operators

smaller operators will find it

hard to cope. The new fees

come into effect from December.

For years we've been told For years we've been told a low

salt diet is good for our

health and especially our

heart, but a new study seems to

challenge that advice. It's found while sodium consumption

in the US hasn't changed in

more than 40%, rates of high

blood pressure are still on the

rise. Restaurant owner and

chef Greg Vankuyk doesn't shy

away from using salt in his

kitchen. He's using more now

than ever before and there are no complaints from the

customers. With all our dishes

we do use quite a lot of salt.

Food does need to be seasoned

and we don't hold back on

salt. And neither it seems have

Americans. Scientists analysed

38 studies in the

1957 and 2003 that measured

sodium levels in urine. They

found no change in salt intake

over a 46-year period. Although

it showed no change, it showed

that salt intakes are well

above the machineried maximum

level of intake for the general population. Despite years

public health efforts to reduce

salt consumption, this study

suggests it hasn't suggests it hasn't happened,

but health experts here say the

advice is still warranted. They

are justified, the science very

clearly supports the fact that

reducing salt intake will help

lower blood pressure and,

therefore, help to reduce heart

disease. There are no similar

salt intake studies in

Australia. Nutritionists say

three-quarters of our sodium consumption comes from

processed food and we eat much

more salt than we need. If you

reduce population salt intake

by three grams that would

reduce the levels of cardiovascular disease

a fifth, 20%. US researchers

acknowledge their study has its

limitations. They say it's

possible sodium consumption has

dropped since 2003 because of

changes to processed foods.

The first accurate estimate of salt intake by Australians

should be known by the end of

next year. Still to come on

ABC News - So You Think gears

up for the Cox Plate as the

shortest priced favourite ever

to start the race. Police have

this evening suspended their

search for NSW schoolboy Matthew Appleby who's been missing

missing for four days. Today

police focussed their efforts on a Central Coast beach where

his bag and clothing were found

earlier this week. They say

the most likely scenario is

that the 17-year-old went

swimming and got into trouble.

For three days police have

scoured the local bushland and

beaches for Matthew Appleby.

Today, they focussed their

search on Avoca Beach.

teenager's school bag was found

abandoned there on Monday.

Inside was his school shirt. Last

Last night, one of the boy's

relatives joined the search and

found his shoes a few hundred

metres from where the bag was located. The information

received overnight that some

items of clothing were found on

Avoca Beach scattered over a bit of a distance. Police have

been briefing school students

on a daily basis. His friends at Terrigal High School have

not been able to shed any light on what happened. They were

just asking like if he was out of the ordinary and they've been questioning his friends

and stuff. He seemed like a

nice kid and stuff and he used

to walk up that end of the

street with his black dog. I

heard there was a bit of

bullying, but he was a nice

kid. With the teenager missing

for a fifth day, his family and

police hold grave fears for his

safety. So far there's been no

evidence found of any foul

play. The most likely scenario

remains that Matthew Appleby

went for a swim but didn't make

it back to shore. Police,

though, are hopeful teenager has just run away. If

Matthew is actually listening

to us, please contact us and

let us know you're alright. This evening, police

suspended their search for the

teenager pending further leads.

BHP Billiton is ploughing ahead

with its hostile bid for

Canadian fertiliser giant,

Potash Corporation. The company says BHP's offer

significantly undervalues the

company and will hurt the area

where it's based. But BHP boss

Marius Kloppers has told

shareholders he's confident

everyone is emerge a winner.

The world's biggest miner is

seeking new markets and it has

its eyes on the world's biggest fertiliser company.

fertiliser company. With its

$40 billion hostile bid for Canada's Potash Corporation, BHP is proposing the largest

takeover in Canadian

history. We believe that we've made a positive

the Canadian communities in

which we operate and we believe

these same net benefits will

accrue to Saskatchewan if we

are successful in acquiring Potash Corporation. Canada's Opposition and the Saskatchewan

provincial government want the

Canadian authorities to block

the bid, but a decision hasn't

been made. In the interests of

the place of our province and our

our country in the world, we must say no. The must say no. The province

estimates it will lose up to $3

billion in royalties over the

next decade if the takeover goes ahead. Marius Kloppers

says BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto

will go it alone after the

collapse of their iron ore

merger in Western Australia.

It's the second big loss for

the BHP chief but he denies the Potash Corporation bid is

personal. We don't know that

and ego doesn't come into

just this. BHP Billiton is offering

just over $130 a share for

Potash, but the fertiliser company says that's not enough.

It's hoping for a rival bid to

emerge but it seems BHP is

unwilling to raise the stakes. If shareholder value is

not demonstrated, we will not proceed with the transaction. The Canadian proceed with the proposed

Government is expected to rule

on the bid under its foreign

takeover laws early next month.

To finance, and the local

sharemarket has ended the week

on a strong note and as Alan

Kohler reports, the Australian

dollar has continued to recover

as well.

The All Ordinaries Index closed

half of 1% higher today, which

means it's fallen a bit less

than 1% for the week, not that

other global markets have done

much better. New York and

London are square. The German

market is up a couple of percent for the week.there weren't

today. Investors are obviously

not too worry about the potential for a bad outcome

from the mining tax


They're obviously not worried

about the banks coming off

second best against both sides of politics.

Telstra continues to suffer

from NBN--itis. Rises among

mining companies were strong

given bigle falls on the

commodity markets.

There was data today on

export and import prices,

including a huge collapse

prices thanks to the rising

currency. The average price of imported appliances fell 3.6% in the September quarter and

the index is at its lowest

level since records began.

with 'Inside Business'. I'll be back on Sunday at 10am

Media giant Rupert Murdoch

has launched an attack on

governments around the world

for raising taxes to help

hasten the recovery from the

global financial crisis. In a

rare speech in London he

blasted a US plan to print more

money and he also urged governments to get out of the

way of businesses that are

trying to grow and create jobs. As Rupert Murdoch puts it, many of his defining moments

happened in Britain, including

Fleet the bitter battle to break the

top backing from Margaret Fleet Street unions. He had

Thatcher. Now he's paid

tribute to the former Prime

Minister as a pragmatist who

inspired the world. Her's is a

generous spirit based in an

appreciation of personal

potential and not of an personal ideology. The media potential and not of an im

governments to get out of the mogul made a plea for

way of businesses trying to

create new jobs, while

encouraged by Britain's recent

budget cuts he said businesses

are suffering in other markets

as governments try to recover

from the GFC. As tax rates are

rising in many countries, the

incentive to improve is being

diminished, in a culture of dependency which is encouraged.

Self-serving States are making

themselves ever larger, sucking

the air of opportunity out of

the room. He attacked

government plans to pump more

money into ailing economies as

short-term, a government that the US has just done. In the the US has

is generous with other people's

money and prints more of its

own dangles the promise of a comfortable life.

comfortable life. We are again

learning the hard way that this

is a false security. Murdoch

says governments could learn a lot from the Thatcher era. We

should welcome the iconoclastic

and the unconventional and we shouldn't curb their

or energy. That is what shouldn't curb their enthusiasm

competition is all about. The

85-year-old wasn't there to

hear the prize - she's in

hospital with the flu. -- to

hear the praise. David Pocock

has won the John Eales Medal, as the Wallabies Player of the

Year. Pocock beat Mat Giteau

and Quade Cooper to win

Australian rugby's highest

honour. The award is voted on

by Wallabies' players at the

end of each Test. That's why you play the you get the enjoyment is

playing with your mates and

their opinion means the most,

so yeah, thanks to the guys I play with. Waratahs fullback Kurtley Beale took out the Rookie of the Year Award, and

is the women's Player of the the NSW centre Sharni Williams

Year. So You Think is set to

favourite in more than 40 years be the shortest priced

in tomorrow's Cox Plate,

in tomorrow's Cox Plate, but all the attention was focussed

on Corrie Brown today. He's to

ride Shoot Out in memory of his

Katsidis. So You Think might fellow jockey and friend Stathi

be the horse of the spring but Corey Brown is the man of the

moment. Photographers were

falling over each other to get

the shot. Brown will be

concerned with a different

shoot-out, riding the Brisbane

horse for the first time in the

Cox Plate in memory of his friend, Stathi could have blown me over with a

feather it was pretty

ordinary. Katsidis was due to

ride Shoot Out. Connections

insisted on giving the mount to

his friend. It's not good

circumstances, but it's

business for me when I get onto

the track. I know I've got

world on my shoulders and

Stathi will be there with me.

I've got a job to do and I'll

do it. Got them down to me

this morning express post, so

I'll have Stathi silks on and

hopefully I'll do him

proud. The stumbling plate is

So You Think, the shortest

price Cox Plate favourite since

#19d 67. I never like cheering

in the run, but he'll be hard to

to beat. I'd like to be

chewing on his tail at the

furlong, let me tell you. It's

a pressure cooker, a tiny track

like Happy Valley, a cooker race and the toughest

horse wins it. A 3-year-old was the toughest horse last year,

and So You Think is now a year

older, and stronger. His

photography is celebrated in

America, but America, but little is known about Anton Bruehl in his

homeland. The National Gallery

is set to change that with a

new exhibition celebrating the

work of the pioneer in colour photography. Anton Bruehl was

one of the most famous

advertising and colour photographers working in New

York between the late '20s and

the close of his studio in

1966. In his lifetime he was absolutely considered to be the

master of colour photography in

America. In a time where

advertising was moving from illustrations to photographs,

the artist found immediate

success, producing front covers


'Vanity Fair'. His designs

continue to inspire photographers decades after his

death in 1982. The exhibition

runs until February. To the

weather now, and Mark Carmody

has escaped the studio to do a

bit of hobnobbing at the

National Botanic Gardens. G'day, what's happening? I'm down here with

down here with the hoity-toity

who are having a big party. You

look hoity-toity with your bow

tie - never seen that

before! It's a special weekend.

The gardens are going to

celebrate 40 years of existence and it's looking spectacular

down here. Tell us about the

weather and what we can expect

over the weekend? Alright, well

firstly today we got to 25 -

those figures on the screen are

till 3 o' at the party it's a perfect evening

for a knees up. A full moon,

22 degrees with easing winds.

Today it was mostly fine and sunny with storms developing

this afternoon.

The cloud has moved off the Queensland coast and the Queensland coast and the rain

expecting here tomorrow is

approaching Adelaide and

western Victoria. The trough

bringing our rain is moving relatively quickly and the

bureau believes it will be here

mid to late morning tomorrow

and a following high currently

in the Bight will move into our

area on Sunday.

Band of cloud moving through

the south-east looks like it

will be widespread. Locally

tomorrow, wet and the winds

will be fresh at 30km/h.

Not ideal conditions for the

Pacific military nations rugby

feenls being held at Viking

Park tomorrow afternoon.

Clearing showers on Sunday, but

please don't let that put you

off attending the big birthday

bash here as you only turn 40

once as you know, and this

party is going to be too good to miss, isn't

indeed. All of us will be down

there. How are the gardens

looking on their 40th birthday,

weary or spruced up? Absolutely spectacular. In 40 years they've gone from zero plants

to over 7,000 specimens and

this weather we've been having

over the past couple of months

has brought them out at their

know best. A lot of people don't

know it but the National Botanic Gardens are

world-renowned, aren't

they? Absolutely. They've got the greatest collection of

Australian native plants and

people come from over the world

to see them and it's free for

us. We're very lucky to have it

in our backyard. Have a lovely

night and I have to tell you,

it's a black tie event so you

won't be allowed in with your

thongs. That's right, I do have

a bow tie. Let me tell you

quickly, I saw a water dragon

as I came in. This big, it was

a cracker. I think you're fibbing. No, it was this

with us now for 'Stateline'.

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